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DIVISION 15. RECLAMATION DISTRICTS [50000 - 53901]

  ( Division 15 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

PART 1. INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS [50000 - 50170]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

CHAPTER 1. Definitions [50000 - 50016]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

50000.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the provisions of this chapter shall govern the construction of this division.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50001.
  

“District” means any reclamation district formed pursuant to any law of this State prior to April 5, 1911, and any district formed pursuant to Article 2, Chapter 1, Title 8, Part 3 of the Political Code or pursuant to this division.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50002.
  

“Board” means the board of trustees of a reclamation district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50003.
  

“President” means the president of the board of trustees.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50004.
  

“Secretary” means the secretary of the board of trustees.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50005.
  

“Trustee” means a member of the board of trustees of a reclamation district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50006.
  

“Landowner” means the holder of title or evidence of title to land within a district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50007.
  

“Parcel” means a tract of land within a district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50008.
  

“District lands” means all lands within a district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50009.
  

“Principal county” means the county in which the whole or the greater portion of the land of a district is situated.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50010.
  

“County treasurer” means the county treasurer of the principal county.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50011.
  

“Board of supervisors” means the board of supervisors of the principal county.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50012.
  

“County clerk” means the county clerk of the principal county.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50013.
  

“Reclamation works” means such public works and equipment as are necessary for the unwatering, watering, or irrigation of district lands and other district operations.

(Amended by Stats. 1951, Ch. 681.)

50014.
  

“Eligible person” means a landowner or the legal representative of a landowner.

(Amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1763.)

50015.
  

“Legal representative” means an officer or other person or persons appointed to serve in that capacity by a landowner.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 38, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

50016.
  

“Voter” means a landowner or the legal representative of a landowner, or if the district uses the alternate tax procedure under Article 4 (commencing with Section 51360) of Chapter 2 of Part 7 of this division for the levying of a special tax on all taxable land and improvements, then “voter” means the owner of taxable land or land and improvements as shown on the last equalized tax roll of any county in which the lands of the district are situated.

(Amended by Stats. 1966, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 135.)

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