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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 6. Water Supply Reliability [78651 - 78682.6]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 5. Sacramento Valley Water Management and Habitat Protection Measures [78681 - 78681.10]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. )

78681.
  

(a) There is hereby created in the account the Sacramento Valley Water Management and Habitat Protection Subaccount.

(b) For the purposes of this article, “subaccount” means the Sacramento Valley Water Management and Habitat Protection Subaccount created by subdivision (a).

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

78681.2.
  

The sum of twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) 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.)

78681.4.
  

Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the money in the subaccount is hereby continuously appropriated, without regard to fiscal years, to the department, for programs or projects in the Sacramento Valley to assist in the implementation of the Water Quality Control Plan for the Bay-Delta adopted by the board in Resolution No. 95-24 on May 22, 1995, and as it may be amended.

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

78681.8.
  

The board shall provide adequate public review for proposed programs or projects and shall determine that those programs or projects are consistent with the requirements of Section 78681.4.

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

78681.9.
  

Only the programs or projects that are not the obligation of the federal Central Valley Project or the State Water Project may be funded under this article.

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

78681.10.
  

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

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

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