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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

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

PART 5. POWERS AND PURPOSES [22075 - 22982]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 5. Provisions Pertaining Only to 500,000-Acre Districts [22825 - 22970.35]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

ARTICLE 3. Flood Protection [22875 - 22879]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

22875.
  

Any district may expend sums that seem necessary to its board for the protection of its canal system or of land from damage by flood and the overflow of rivers.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22876.
  

The district may contribute funds for the purpose stated in Section 22875 to be expended by or jointly with the United States, other governments, or persons benefited by the same protective works.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22877.
  

A district may do all things necessary to insure its canal system and the land from any damage by flood or overflow without holding an election to authorize the expenditure.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22878.
  

When the issuance of bonds by any district has been authorized by the voters for the purpose of protection against floods but the bonds have not been sold, the district may borrow for that purpose to the amount of the bond issue unsold at a rate of interest not exceeding 7 per cent per year. When the bonds have been sold, the amount borrowed under the provisions of this section shall be repaid.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22879.
  

In addition to the powers conferred by Section 22878 any district may borrow for flood protection purposes in any one year not to exceed two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) at a rate of interest not exceeding 7 per cent per year.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

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