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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 2. FORMATION [20700 - 20982]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 5. Change of Name [20980 - 20982]
  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

20980.
  

Whenever the board so determines it may, or in the event any district has been formed under the same name as that of another district, the board of the last formed district shall, by a resolution spread on its minutes change the name of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 581.)

20980.5.
  

The Palmdale Irrigation District may change its name pursuant to this chapter to the Palmdale Water District.

(Added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 143.)

20980.6.
  

The Helix Irrigation District may change its name pursuant to this chapter to the Helix Water District.

(Added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 330.)

20981.
  

Certified copies of the resolution changing the name of the district shall be recorded in the office of the county recorder in each affected county and sent to the department.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 860, Sec. 25. Effective January 1, 1997.)

20982.
  

The change of name shall become effective for all purposes upon the recordation of the resolution after which the district shall perform all functions, exercise all powers, be responsible for its obligations and in all respects conduct its affairs under its name as changed with the same force and effect as under the name by which it was designated upon its formation.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 581.)

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