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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 33600-33605



33600.  The conservancy shall have and may exercise all rights and
powers, expressed or implied, necessary to carry out the purposes and
intent of this division, including, but not limited to, the rights
and powers expressly set forth in this division.



33601.  The conservancy may do all of the following:
   (a) Sue and be sued.
   (b) Determine the qualifications of, recommend the salary of, and
appoint, an executive director who shall be exempt from civil service
and serve at the pleasure of the conservancy. In addition, the
conservancy may employ other staff pursuant to the State Civil
Service Act and as may be authorized in the annual state Budget Act.
   (c) Enter into contracts pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with
Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the
Government Code, for services requiring knowledge, experience, and
ability not possessed by the conservancy's staff.
   (d) Enter into other agreements with public agencies, private
entities, and persons necessary for the proper discharge of the
conservancy's duties.
   (e) In order to further the conservancy's purposes as set forth in
Section 33501, award grants to cities, counties, resource
conservation districts, or nonprofit organizations that are described
in paragraph (2) of subdivision (f) of Section 33702 and that are
qualified as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (26 U.S.C.A. Sec. 501(c)(3)).




33602.  The conservancy may adopt regulations governing the use by
the public of conservancy lands and provide for their enforcement.
Any regulation shall authorize only those uses of conservancy lands
that are consistent with the protection, enhancement, or restoration
of those lands and the resource values specified in Section 33500.
The violation of any regulation is a misdemeanor, punishable by a
fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisonment
in the county jail for not more than six months, or both that fine
and imprisonment. One-half of the amount of any fine collected shall
be remitted to the conservancy for expenditure, upon appropriation,
for carrying out the purposes of this division.




33603.  The conservancy may provide interpretive services and
facilities and make the minimal improvements necessary to negate the
deleterious influence of man on, and to facilitate the public's
enjoyment of, and to enhance the public's recreational and
educational experiences on, conservancy lands. No improvement shall
be undertaken unless it is in furtherance of the conservancy's
purposes, as set forth in Section 33501.



33604.  Any expenditure by the conservancy that exceeds the amount
specified in Section 20162 of the Public Contract Code, except
expenditures for the acquisition of land for the purposes of Section
33501, shall be subject to the requirements of Article 4 (commencing
with Section 20160) of Chapter 1 of Part 3 of Division 2 of the
Public Contract Code.



33605.  The conservancy may accept any revenue, money, grants, fees,
rents, royalties, goods, services, donations, bequests, or gifts of
any interest in real property from any public agency, private entity,
or person for any lawful purpose of the conservancy subject to the
requirements of Sections 11005 to 11005.7, inclusive, of the
Government Code. A gift of personal property that is subject to the
requirements of Sections 11005 and 11005.1 of the Government Code
shall be deemed approved by the Director of Finance, unless it is
disapproved within 60 days of receipt of a request from the executive
director of the conservancy to approve the gift.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 33600-33605

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 33600-33605



33600.  The conservancy shall have and may exercise all rights and
powers, expressed or implied, necessary to carry out the purposes and
intent of this division, including, but not limited to, the rights
and powers expressly set forth in this division.



33601.  The conservancy may do all of the following:
   (a) Sue and be sued.
   (b) Determine the qualifications of, recommend the salary of, and
appoint, an executive director who shall be exempt from civil service
and serve at the pleasure of the conservancy. In addition, the
conservancy may employ other staff pursuant to the State Civil
Service Act and as may be authorized in the annual state Budget Act.
   (c) Enter into contracts pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with
Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the
Government Code, for services requiring knowledge, experience, and
ability not possessed by the conservancy's staff.
   (d) Enter into other agreements with public agencies, private
entities, and persons necessary for the proper discharge of the
conservancy's duties.
   (e) In order to further the conservancy's purposes as set forth in
Section 33501, award grants to cities, counties, resource
conservation districts, or nonprofit organizations that are described
in paragraph (2) of subdivision (f) of Section 33702 and that are
qualified as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (26 U.S.C.A. Sec. 501(c)(3)).




33602.  The conservancy may adopt regulations governing the use by
the public of conservancy lands and provide for their enforcement.
Any regulation shall authorize only those uses of conservancy lands
that are consistent with the protection, enhancement, or restoration
of those lands and the resource values specified in Section 33500.
The violation of any regulation is a misdemeanor, punishable by a
fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisonment
in the county jail for not more than six months, or both that fine
and imprisonment. One-half of the amount of any fine collected shall
be remitted to the conservancy for expenditure, upon appropriation,
for carrying out the purposes of this division.




33603.  The conservancy may provide interpretive services and
facilities and make the minimal improvements necessary to negate the
deleterious influence of man on, and to facilitate the public's
enjoyment of, and to enhance the public's recreational and
educational experiences on, conservancy lands. No improvement shall
be undertaken unless it is in furtherance of the conservancy's
purposes, as set forth in Section 33501.



33604.  Any expenditure by the conservancy that exceeds the amount
specified in Section 20162 of the Public Contract Code, except
expenditures for the acquisition of land for the purposes of Section
33501, shall be subject to the requirements of Article 4 (commencing
with Section 20160) of Chapter 1 of Part 3 of Division 2 of the
Public Contract Code.



33605.  The conservancy may accept any revenue, money, grants, fees,
rents, royalties, goods, services, donations, bequests, or gifts of
any interest in real property from any public agency, private entity,
or person for any lawful purpose of the conservancy subject to the
requirements of Sections 11005 to 11005.7, inclusive, of the
Government Code. A gift of personal property that is subject to the
requirements of Sections 11005 and 11005.1 of the Government Code
shall be deemed approved by the Director of Finance, unless it is
disapproved within 60 days of receipt of a request from the executive
director of the conservancy to approve the gift.



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Statutes > California > Prc > 33600-33605

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 33600-33605



33600.  The conservancy shall have and may exercise all rights and
powers, expressed or implied, necessary to carry out the purposes and
intent of this division, including, but not limited to, the rights
and powers expressly set forth in this division.



33601.  The conservancy may do all of the following:
   (a) Sue and be sued.
   (b) Determine the qualifications of, recommend the salary of, and
appoint, an executive director who shall be exempt from civil service
and serve at the pleasure of the conservancy. In addition, the
conservancy may employ other staff pursuant to the State Civil
Service Act and as may be authorized in the annual state Budget Act.
   (c) Enter into contracts pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with
Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the
Government Code, for services requiring knowledge, experience, and
ability not possessed by the conservancy's staff.
   (d) Enter into other agreements with public agencies, private
entities, and persons necessary for the proper discharge of the
conservancy's duties.
   (e) In order to further the conservancy's purposes as set forth in
Section 33501, award grants to cities, counties, resource
conservation districts, or nonprofit organizations that are described
in paragraph (2) of subdivision (f) of Section 33702 and that are
qualified as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (26 U.S.C.A. Sec. 501(c)(3)).




33602.  The conservancy may adopt regulations governing the use by
the public of conservancy lands and provide for their enforcement.
Any regulation shall authorize only those uses of conservancy lands
that are consistent with the protection, enhancement, or restoration
of those lands and the resource values specified in Section 33500.
The violation of any regulation is a misdemeanor, punishable by a
fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisonment
in the county jail for not more than six months, or both that fine
and imprisonment. One-half of the amount of any fine collected shall
be remitted to the conservancy for expenditure, upon appropriation,
for carrying out the purposes of this division.




33603.  The conservancy may provide interpretive services and
facilities and make the minimal improvements necessary to negate the
deleterious influence of man on, and to facilitate the public's
enjoyment of, and to enhance the public's recreational and
educational experiences on, conservancy lands. No improvement shall
be undertaken unless it is in furtherance of the conservancy's
purposes, as set forth in Section 33501.



33604.  Any expenditure by the conservancy that exceeds the amount
specified in Section 20162 of the Public Contract Code, except
expenditures for the acquisition of land for the purposes of Section
33501, shall be subject to the requirements of Article 4 (commencing
with Section 20160) of Chapter 1 of Part 3 of Division 2 of the
Public Contract Code.



33605.  The conservancy may accept any revenue, money, grants, fees,
rents, royalties, goods, services, donations, bequests, or gifts of
any interest in real property from any public agency, private entity,
or person for any lawful purpose of the conservancy subject to the
requirements of Sections 11005 to 11005.7, inclusive, of the
Government Code. A gift of personal property that is subject to the
requirements of Sections 11005 and 11005.1 of the Government Code
shall be deemed approved by the Director of Finance, unless it is
disapproved within 60 days of receipt of a request from the executive
director of the conservancy to approve the gift.


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