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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 6. River Parkway Program [78682 - 78682.6]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 135, Sec. 1. )

78682.
  

(a) (1) There is hereby created in the account the River Parkway Subaccount.

(2) For the purposes of this article, “subaccount” means the River Parkway Subaccount created by paragraph (1).

(b) The sum of twenty-seven million dollars ($27,000,000) 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.)

78682.2.
  

The money in the subaccount shall be made available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, for the acquisition and restoration of riparian habitat, riverine aquatic habitat, and other lands in close proximity to rivers and streams and for river and stream trail projects undertaken in accordance with any of the following provisions:

(a) Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 1300) and Chapter 4.1 (commencing with Section 1385) of Division 2 of the Fish and Game Code.

(b) Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 31200), Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 31251), and Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 31400), of Division 21 of the Public Resources Code.

(c) Division 22.5 (commencing with Section 32500) of the Public Resources Code.

(d) Urban river park acquisition and restoration projects undertaken pursuant to Division 23 (commencing with Section 33000) of the Public Resources Code.

(e) River parkway projects undertaken by a state agency, city, county, city and county, or pursuant to a joint powers agreement between two or more of these entities.

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

78682.4.
  

At least 50 percent of the funds in the subaccount shall be used for projects that are located in, or in close proximity to, major metropolitan areas.

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

78682.6.
  

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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