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DIVISION 14. CALIFORNIA WATER STORAGE DISTRICT LAW [39000 - 48401]

  ( Division 14 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

PART 2. FORMATION [39400 - 40104]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

CHAPTER 2. Investigation by Department [39600 - 39605]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

39600.
  

The department shall determine the practicability, feasibility, and utility of the proposed project, and for that purpose may make all necessary studies, examinations, surveys, plans, and estimates of cost.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39601.
  

The department, for the purposes of the determination, may employ all necessary assistants, or acquire and use any existing estimates, surveys, and reports.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39602.
  

The total of all expenses incurred pursuant to this chapter shall not exceed a sum in dollars equal in amount to one-fourth the number of acres in the proposed district and is a part of the expense of the project.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39603.
  

The department shall issue warrants to pay expenses incurred pursuant to this chapter, which warrants shall be considered and treated as warrants of the district and shall be payable out of the funds of the district when its formation has been completed.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39604.
  

Provision may be made for payment of warrants issued pursuant to this article in any bond issue authorized for the purposes of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

39605.
  

If the district is not organized, any warrants issued by the department shall be a charge upon the undertakings provided for in this part and shall thereupon become due and payable by the sureties on the undertakings, and the holders of the warrants shall have a cause of action against the sureties thereon.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

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