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DIVISION 24. SAFE, CLEAN, RELIABLE WATER SUPPLY ACT [78500 - 78702]

  ( Division 24 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. )

CHAPTER 4. Delta Improvement Program [78525 - 78572]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 3. Bay-Delta Agreement Program [78535 - 78538]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. )

78535.
  

(a) There is hereby created in the account the Bay-Delta Agreement Subaccount.

(b) For the purposes of this article, “subaccount” means the Bay-Delta Agreement Subaccount created by subdivision (a).

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 204 at the November 5, 1996, election.)

78535.5.
  

The sum of sixty million dollars ($60,000,000) is hereby transferred from the account to the subaccount for the purpose of implementing this article.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 204 at the November 5, 1996, election.)

78536.
  

Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the money in the subaccount is hereby continuously appropriated, without regard to fiscal years, to the Resources Agency, to pay for the administration of this article and for non-flow-related projects called for in the Water Quality Control Plan for the Bay-Delta, adopted by the board in Resolution No. 95-24, and as it may be amended. Those projects are known as “Category III” activities called for in the “Principles for Agreement on Bay-Delta Standards Between the State of California and the Federal Government,” dated December 15, 1994.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 204 at the November 5, 1996, election.)

78536.5.
  

The Secretary of the Resources Agency shall carry out this article in accordance with procedures established by CALFED for the purposes of undertaking Category III activities and other ecosystem restoration programs until the Legislature, by statute, authorizes another entity that is recommended by CALFED, to carry out this article.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 204 at the November 5, 1996, election.)

78537.
  

The state shall, to the greatest extent possible, secure federal and nonfederal matching funds to implement this article.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 204 at the November 5, 1996, election.)

78538.
  

Not more than 3 percent of the total amount deposited in the subaccount may be used to pay the costs incurred in connection with the administration of this article.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 204 at the November 5, 1996, election.)

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