CA Pub Res Code Section 5096.821

Three billion dollars ($3,000,000,000) shall be available, upon appropriation to the department, for the following purposes:


The evaluation, repair, rehabilitation, reconstruction, or replacement of levees, weirs, bypasses, and facilities of the State Plan of Flood Control by all of the following actions:


Repairing erosion sites and removing sediment from channels or bypasses.


Evaluating and repairing levees and any other facilities of the State Plan of Flood Control.


Implementing mitigation measures for a project undertaken pursuant to this subdivision. The department may fund participation in a natural community conservation plan pursuant to Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 2800) of Division 3 of the Fish and Game Code to facilitate projects authorized by this subdivision.


Improving or adding facilities to the State Plan of Flood Control to increase levels of flood prevention for urban areas, including all related costs for mitigation and infrastructure relocation. Funds made available by this subdivision may be expended for state financial participation in federal and state authorized flood control projects, feasibility studies and design of federal flood damage reduction and related projects, and reservoir reoperation and groundwater flood storage projects. Not more than two hundred million dollars ($200,000,000) may be expended on a single project, excluding authorized flood control improvements to Folsom Dam.


(1)To reduce the risk of levee failure in the delta.


The funds made available for the purpose specified in paragraph (1) shall be expended for both of the following purposes:


Local assistance under the delta levee maintenance subventions program under Part 9 (commencing with Section 12980) of Division 6 of the Water Code, as that part may be amended.


Special flood protection projects under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 12310) of Part 4.8 of Division 6 of the Water Code, as that chapter may be amended.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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