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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

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

PART 6. COOPERATION [23100 - 23465]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 2. Cooperation With United States [23175 - 23302]

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

ARTICLE 5. Construction of Works for United States [23260 - 23264]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

23260.
  

When the United States is authorized to construct works for the benefit of any district and the district is obligated to repay the construction cost in whole or in part to the United States, the district may by resolution of its board enter into a contract with the United States for the construction of the works or may submit bids for the construction of the works the same as any other person may submit bids for the construction of the works.

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

23261.
  

If a district is the successful bidder for the construction of the works or any part of them, the district may execute at its expense a bond for the faithful performance of the work and do any and all things required by the United States as would be required of any other successful bidder.

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

23262.
  

A district upon the execution with the United States of a contract for the construction of works by the district shall proceed with the work in the same manner and under the same laws and rules and regulations as would apply to the district in the construction of any works which it is authorized to construct.

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

23263.
  

For the purpose of providing the necessary money to carry on the construction work the district may borrow money for a term not exceeding five years at rates of interest, to be fixed by its board, not exceeding 7 per cent per year and issue notes, warrants, or other evidences of indebtedness therefor. The aggregate amount of the indebtedness shall at no time exceed one-half of the total construction cost as provided in the construction contract.

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

23264.
  

Any money received by a district from the United States under the contract shall first be applied to the retirement of notes, warrants, or other evidences of indebtedness issued pursuant to this article.

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

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