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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 75001-75009



75001.  This Division shall be known and may be cited as the Safe
Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and
Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006.



75002.  The people of California find and declare that protecting
the state's drinking water and water resources is vital to the public
health, the state's economy, and the environment.



75002.5.  The people of California further find and declare that the
state's waters are vulnerable to contamination by dangerous
bacteria, polluted runoff, toxic chemicals, damage from catastrophic
floods and the demands of a growing population. Therefore, actions
must be taken to ensure safe drinking water and a reliable supply of
water for farms, cities and businesses, as well as to protect
California's rivers, lakes, streams, beaches, bays and coastal
waters, for this and future generations.



75003.  The people of California further find and declare that it is
necessary and in the public interest to do all of the following:
   (a) Ensure that safe drinking water is available to all
Californians by:
   (1) Providing for emergency assistance to communities with
contaminated sources of drinking water.
   (2) Assisting small communities in making the improvements needed
in their water systems to clean up and protect their drinking water
from contamination.
   (3) Providing grants and loans for safe drinking water and water
pollution prevention projects.
   (4) Protecting the water quality of the Sacramento-San Joaquin
Delta, a key source of drinking water for 23 million Californians.
   (5) Assisting each region of the state in improving local water
supply reliability and water quality.
   (6) Resolving water-related conflicts, improving local and
regional water self-sufficiency and reducing reliance on imported
water.
   (b) Protect the public from catastrophic floods by identifying and
mapping the areas most at risk, inspecting and repairing levees and
flood control facilities, and reducing the long-term costs of flood
management, reducing future flood risk and maximizing public benefits
by planning, designing and implementing multi-objective flood
corridor projects.
   (c) Protect the rivers, lakes and streams of the state from
pollution, loss of water quality, and destruction of fish and
wildlife habitat.
   (d) Protect the beaches, bays and coastal waters of the state for
future generations.
   (e) Revitalizing our communities and making them more sustainable
and livable by investing in sound land use planning, local parks and
urban greening.



75003.5.  The people of California further find and declare that the
growth in population of the state and the impacts of climate change
pose significant challenges. These challenges must be addressed
through careful planning and through improvements in land use and
water management that both reduce contributions to global warming and
improve the adaptability of our water and flood control systems.
Improvements include better integration of water supply, water
quality, flood control and ecosystem protection, as well greater
water use efficiency and conservation to reduce energy consumption.



75004.  It is the intent of the people that investment of public
funds pursuant to this division should result in public benefits.



75005.  As used in this division, the following terms have the
following meanings:
   (a) "Acquisition" means the acquisition of a fee interest or any
other interest in real property including easements, leases and
development rights.
   (b) "Board" means the Wildlife Conservation Board.
   (c) "California Water Plan" means the California Water Plan Update
Bulletin 160-05 and subsequent revisions and amendments.
   (d) "Delta" means the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
   (e) "Department" means the Department of Water Resources.
   (f) "Development" includes, but is not limited to the physical
improvement of real property including the construction of facilities
or structures.
   (g) "Disadvantaged community" means a community with a median
household income less than 80% of the statewide average. "Severely
disadvantaged community" means a community with a median household
income less than 60% of the statewide average.
   (h) "Fund" means the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and
Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of 2006.
   (i) "Interpretation" includes, but is not limited to, a visitor
serving amenity that educates and communicates the significance and
value of natural, historical, and cultural resources in a way that
increases the understanding and enjoyment of these resources and that
may utilize the expertise of a naturalist or other specialist
skilled at educational interpretation.
   (j) "Local conservation corps" means a program operated by a
public agency or nonprofit organization that meets the requirements
of Section 14406.
   (k) "Nonprofit organization" means any nonprofit corporation
qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section
501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
   (l) "Preservation" means rehabilitation, stabilization,
restoration, development, and reconstruction, or any combination of
those activities.
   (m) "Protection" means those actions necessary to prevent harm or
damage to persons, property or natural resources or those actions
necessary to allow the continued use and enjoyment of property or
natural resources and includes acquisition, development, restoration,
preservation and interpretation.
   (n) "Restoration" means the improvement of physical structures or
facilities and, in the case of natural systems and landscape features
includes, but is not limited to, projects for the control of
erosion, the control and elimination of exotic species, prescribed
burning, fuel hazard reduction, fencing out threats to existing or
restored natural resources, road elimination, and other plant and
wildlife habitat improvement to increase the natural system value of
the property. Restoration projects shall include the planning,
monitoring and reporting necessary to ensure successful
implementation of the project objectives.
   (o) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Resources Agency.
   (p) "State Board" means the State Water Resources Control Board.




75009.  The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this
division shall be deposited in the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality
and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of
2006, which is hereby created. Except as specifically provided in
this division the money shall be available for appropriation by the
Legislature, in the manner and for the purposes set forth in this
division in accordance with the following schedule:
   (a) The sum of one billion five hundred twenty five million
dollars ($1,525,000,000) for safe drinking water, water quality and
other water projects in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 2.
   (b) The sum of eight hundred million dollars ($800,000,000) for
flood control projects in accordance with the provisions of Chapter
3.
   (c) The sum of sixty five million dollars ($65,000,000) for
statewide water management in accordance with the provisions of
Chapter 4.
   (d) The sum of nine hundred twenty eight million dollars
($928,000,000) for the protection of rivers, lakes and streams in
accordance with the provisions of Chapter 5.
   (e) The sum of four hundred fifty million dollars ($450,000,000)
for forest and wildlife conservation in accordance with the
provisions of Chapter 6.
   (f) The sum of five hundred forty million dollars ($540,000,000)
for the protection of beaches, bays, and coastal waters and
watersheds in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 7.
   (g) The sum of five hundred million dollars ($500,000,000) for
state parks and nature education facilities in accordance with
Chapter 8.
   (h) The sum of five hundred eighty million dollars ($580,000,000)
for sustainable communities and climate change reduction projects in
accordance with Chapter 9.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 75001-75009

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 75001-75009



75001.  This Division shall be known and may be cited as the Safe
Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and
Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006.



75002.  The people of California find and declare that protecting
the state's drinking water and water resources is vital to the public
health, the state's economy, and the environment.



75002.5.  The people of California further find and declare that the
state's waters are vulnerable to contamination by dangerous
bacteria, polluted runoff, toxic chemicals, damage from catastrophic
floods and the demands of a growing population. Therefore, actions
must be taken to ensure safe drinking water and a reliable supply of
water for farms, cities and businesses, as well as to protect
California's rivers, lakes, streams, beaches, bays and coastal
waters, for this and future generations.



75003.  The people of California further find and declare that it is
necessary and in the public interest to do all of the following:
   (a) Ensure that safe drinking water is available to all
Californians by:
   (1) Providing for emergency assistance to communities with
contaminated sources of drinking water.
   (2) Assisting small communities in making the improvements needed
in their water systems to clean up and protect their drinking water
from contamination.
   (3) Providing grants and loans for safe drinking water and water
pollution prevention projects.
   (4) Protecting the water quality of the Sacramento-San Joaquin
Delta, a key source of drinking water for 23 million Californians.
   (5) Assisting each region of the state in improving local water
supply reliability and water quality.
   (6) Resolving water-related conflicts, improving local and
regional water self-sufficiency and reducing reliance on imported
water.
   (b) Protect the public from catastrophic floods by identifying and
mapping the areas most at risk, inspecting and repairing levees and
flood control facilities, and reducing the long-term costs of flood
management, reducing future flood risk and maximizing public benefits
by planning, designing and implementing multi-objective flood
corridor projects.
   (c) Protect the rivers, lakes and streams of the state from
pollution, loss of water quality, and destruction of fish and
wildlife habitat.
   (d) Protect the beaches, bays and coastal waters of the state for
future generations.
   (e) Revitalizing our communities and making them more sustainable
and livable by investing in sound land use planning, local parks and
urban greening.



75003.5.  The people of California further find and declare that the
growth in population of the state and the impacts of climate change
pose significant challenges. These challenges must be addressed
through careful planning and through improvements in land use and
water management that both reduce contributions to global warming and
improve the adaptability of our water and flood control systems.
Improvements include better integration of water supply, water
quality, flood control and ecosystem protection, as well greater
water use efficiency and conservation to reduce energy consumption.



75004.  It is the intent of the people that investment of public
funds pursuant to this division should result in public benefits.



75005.  As used in this division, the following terms have the
following meanings:
   (a) "Acquisition" means the acquisition of a fee interest or any
other interest in real property including easements, leases and
development rights.
   (b) "Board" means the Wildlife Conservation Board.
   (c) "California Water Plan" means the California Water Plan Update
Bulletin 160-05 and subsequent revisions and amendments.
   (d) "Delta" means the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
   (e) "Department" means the Department of Water Resources.
   (f) "Development" includes, but is not limited to the physical
improvement of real property including the construction of facilities
or structures.
   (g) "Disadvantaged community" means a community with a median
household income less than 80% of the statewide average. "Severely
disadvantaged community" means a community with a median household
income less than 60% of the statewide average.
   (h) "Fund" means the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and
Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of 2006.
   (i) "Interpretation" includes, but is not limited to, a visitor
serving amenity that educates and communicates the significance and
value of natural, historical, and cultural resources in a way that
increases the understanding and enjoyment of these resources and that
may utilize the expertise of a naturalist or other specialist
skilled at educational interpretation.
   (j) "Local conservation corps" means a program operated by a
public agency or nonprofit organization that meets the requirements
of Section 14406.
   (k) "Nonprofit organization" means any nonprofit corporation
qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section
501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
   (l) "Preservation" means rehabilitation, stabilization,
restoration, development, and reconstruction, or any combination of
those activities.
   (m) "Protection" means those actions necessary to prevent harm or
damage to persons, property or natural resources or those actions
necessary to allow the continued use and enjoyment of property or
natural resources and includes acquisition, development, restoration,
preservation and interpretation.
   (n) "Restoration" means the improvement of physical structures or
facilities and, in the case of natural systems and landscape features
includes, but is not limited to, projects for the control of
erosion, the control and elimination of exotic species, prescribed
burning, fuel hazard reduction, fencing out threats to existing or
restored natural resources, road elimination, and other plant and
wildlife habitat improvement to increase the natural system value of
the property. Restoration projects shall include the planning,
monitoring and reporting necessary to ensure successful
implementation of the project objectives.
   (o) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Resources Agency.
   (p) "State Board" means the State Water Resources Control Board.




75009.  The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this
division shall be deposited in the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality
and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of
2006, which is hereby created. Except as specifically provided in
this division the money shall be available for appropriation by the
Legislature, in the manner and for the purposes set forth in this
division in accordance with the following schedule:
   (a) The sum of one billion five hundred twenty five million
dollars ($1,525,000,000) for safe drinking water, water quality and
other water projects in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 2.
   (b) The sum of eight hundred million dollars ($800,000,000) for
flood control projects in accordance with the provisions of Chapter
3.
   (c) The sum of sixty five million dollars ($65,000,000) for
statewide water management in accordance with the provisions of
Chapter 4.
   (d) The sum of nine hundred twenty eight million dollars
($928,000,000) for the protection of rivers, lakes and streams in
accordance with the provisions of Chapter 5.
   (e) The sum of four hundred fifty million dollars ($450,000,000)
for forest and wildlife conservation in accordance with the
provisions of Chapter 6.
   (f) The sum of five hundred forty million dollars ($540,000,000)
for the protection of beaches, bays, and coastal waters and
watersheds in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 7.
   (g) The sum of five hundred million dollars ($500,000,000) for
state parks and nature education facilities in accordance with
Chapter 8.
   (h) The sum of five hundred eighty million dollars ($580,000,000)
for sustainable communities and climate change reduction projects in
accordance with Chapter 9.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 75001-75009

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 75001-75009



75001.  This Division shall be known and may be cited as the Safe
Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and
Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006.



75002.  The people of California find and declare that protecting
the state's drinking water and water resources is vital to the public
health, the state's economy, and the environment.



75002.5.  The people of California further find and declare that the
state's waters are vulnerable to contamination by dangerous
bacteria, polluted runoff, toxic chemicals, damage from catastrophic
floods and the demands of a growing population. Therefore, actions
must be taken to ensure safe drinking water and a reliable supply of
water for farms, cities and businesses, as well as to protect
California's rivers, lakes, streams, beaches, bays and coastal
waters, for this and future generations.



75003.  The people of California further find and declare that it is
necessary and in the public interest to do all of the following:
   (a) Ensure that safe drinking water is available to all
Californians by:
   (1) Providing for emergency assistance to communities with
contaminated sources of drinking water.
   (2) Assisting small communities in making the improvements needed
in their water systems to clean up and protect their drinking water
from contamination.
   (3) Providing grants and loans for safe drinking water and water
pollution prevention projects.
   (4) Protecting the water quality of the Sacramento-San Joaquin
Delta, a key source of drinking water for 23 million Californians.
   (5) Assisting each region of the state in improving local water
supply reliability and water quality.
   (6) Resolving water-related conflicts, improving local and
regional water self-sufficiency and reducing reliance on imported
water.
   (b) Protect the public from catastrophic floods by identifying and
mapping the areas most at risk, inspecting and repairing levees and
flood control facilities, and reducing the long-term costs of flood
management, reducing future flood risk and maximizing public benefits
by planning, designing and implementing multi-objective flood
corridor projects.
   (c) Protect the rivers, lakes and streams of the state from
pollution, loss of water quality, and destruction of fish and
wildlife habitat.
   (d) Protect the beaches, bays and coastal waters of the state for
future generations.
   (e) Revitalizing our communities and making them more sustainable
and livable by investing in sound land use planning, local parks and
urban greening.



75003.5.  The people of California further find and declare that the
growth in population of the state and the impacts of climate change
pose significant challenges. These challenges must be addressed
through careful planning and through improvements in land use and
water management that both reduce contributions to global warming and
improve the adaptability of our water and flood control systems.
Improvements include better integration of water supply, water
quality, flood control and ecosystem protection, as well greater
water use efficiency and conservation to reduce energy consumption.



75004.  It is the intent of the people that investment of public
funds pursuant to this division should result in public benefits.



75005.  As used in this division, the following terms have the
following meanings:
   (a) "Acquisition" means the acquisition of a fee interest or any
other interest in real property including easements, leases and
development rights.
   (b) "Board" means the Wildlife Conservation Board.
   (c) "California Water Plan" means the California Water Plan Update
Bulletin 160-05 and subsequent revisions and amendments.
   (d) "Delta" means the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
   (e) "Department" means the Department of Water Resources.
   (f) "Development" includes, but is not limited to the physical
improvement of real property including the construction of facilities
or structures.
   (g) "Disadvantaged community" means a community with a median
household income less than 80% of the statewide average. "Severely
disadvantaged community" means a community with a median household
income less than 60% of the statewide average.
   (h) "Fund" means the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and
Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of 2006.
   (i) "Interpretation" includes, but is not limited to, a visitor
serving amenity that educates and communicates the significance and
value of natural, historical, and cultural resources in a way that
increases the understanding and enjoyment of these resources and that
may utilize the expertise of a naturalist or other specialist
skilled at educational interpretation.
   (j) "Local conservation corps" means a program operated by a
public agency or nonprofit organization that meets the requirements
of Section 14406.
   (k) "Nonprofit organization" means any nonprofit corporation
qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section
501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
   (l) "Preservation" means rehabilitation, stabilization,
restoration, development, and reconstruction, or any combination of
those activities.
   (m) "Protection" means those actions necessary to prevent harm or
damage to persons, property or natural resources or those actions
necessary to allow the continued use and enjoyment of property or
natural resources and includes acquisition, development, restoration,
preservation and interpretation.
   (n) "Restoration" means the improvement of physical structures or
facilities and, in the case of natural systems and landscape features
includes, but is not limited to, projects for the control of
erosion, the control and elimination of exotic species, prescribed
burning, fuel hazard reduction, fencing out threats to existing or
restored natural resources, road elimination, and other plant and
wildlife habitat improvement to increase the natural system value of
the property. Restoration projects shall include the planning,
monitoring and reporting necessary to ensure successful
implementation of the project objectives.
   (o) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Resources Agency.
   (p) "State Board" means the State Water Resources Control Board.




75009.  The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this
division shall be deposited in the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality
and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of
2006, which is hereby created. Except as specifically provided in
this division the money shall be available for appropriation by the
Legislature, in the manner and for the purposes set forth in this
division in accordance with the following schedule:
   (a) The sum of one billion five hundred twenty five million
dollars ($1,525,000,000) for safe drinking water, water quality and
other water projects in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 2.
   (b) The sum of eight hundred million dollars ($800,000,000) for
flood control projects in accordance with the provisions of Chapter
3.
   (c) The sum of sixty five million dollars ($65,000,000) for
statewide water management in accordance with the provisions of
Chapter 4.
   (d) The sum of nine hundred twenty eight million dollars
($928,000,000) for the protection of rivers, lakes and streams in
accordance with the provisions of Chapter 5.
   (e) The sum of four hundred fifty million dollars ($450,000,000)
for forest and wildlife conservation in accordance with the
provisions of Chapter 6.
   (f) The sum of five hundred forty million dollars ($540,000,000)
for the protection of beaches, bays, and coastal waters and
watersheds in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 7.
   (g) The sum of five hundred million dollars ($500,000,000) for
state parks and nature education facilities in accordance with
Chapter 8.
   (h) The sum of five hundred eighty million dollars ($580,000,000)
for sustainable communities and climate change reduction projects in
accordance with Chapter 9.

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