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any public officer or officers of this state, or of any county, city, city and county or other municipal or corporate body within the state having or holding funds which they are allowed by law to invest or loan.

If after said irrigation district has authorized the issuance and sale of a series of bonds under this act, it shall become necessary so to do an auditional bond issue or series of bonds may be authorized and sold and all proceedings shall be had and taken, and all procedure in connection with said second issue or series of bonds shall be had and taken in accordance with the provisions of this act as to the first issue of bonds; provided, that said second issue or series of bonds shall not be issued so as to in any manner interfere with the lien or security of the payment of the first issue of bonds, and said second issue or series of bonds shall, as to the lien thereof and as to the security of same, be subsequent and subordinate and subject to such first bond issue.

§ 19. Not applicable to counties with charter, or city and county. Nothing in this act contained shall affect, or apply to, any irrigation, protection, flood control, conservation, or other improvement district situated wholly or in part within any county which has adopted a charter pursuant to section seven and one-half of article eleven of the constitution of California, ratified and approved as provided therein, prior to June 4, 1915, or within any city and county; and said board shall have no power of jurisdiction within any of said districts or within such counties or city and county. ACT 1732j. An act authorizing and empowering irrigation and reclamation districts

to enter into contracts with the United States Reclamation Service for the reclamation of lands within such district under the provi

sions of the so-called “twenty year extension act.” [Approved May 21, 1917. Stats. 1917, p. 781. In effect July 27, 1917.]

§ 1. Irrigation and reclamation districts may contract with United States Reclamation Service. The board of trustees, or directors of any irrigation or reclamation district now organized under the provisions of the laws of the state of California, or of any irrigation or reclamation district hereafter organized under the laws of the state of California, may, in their discretion, whenever it is determined by such board that it is for the best interests of such districts, enter into a contract with the proper officers of the United States Reclamation Service for the reclama. tion, either by drainage or irrigation of lands within the boundaries of such district, or by preventing high water from overflowing the same, under the provisions of an act of congress approved August 13, 1914, entitled "An act extending the period of payment under reclamation projects, and for other purposes," which act is commonly known as the twenty-year extension act, and from and after the execution of such contract, the amount of indebtedness created thereby shall be and become a lien upon the lands to be benefited by such reclamation work.

§ 2. Payment of amounts due. The board of trustees or directors of any irrigation or reclamation district above mentioned, shall provide by

a resolution duly adopted at a regular meeting, or special meeting of such board called for the purpose, for the payments of the amounts to become due under the contract with the United States, according to the provisions of such contract, by assessment upon the lands, in such district, which are to be benefited by such work, such assessment to be collected by the tax collector of the county within which such lands are situated, the same as other taxes are collected, or by any other officer authorized by law to collect assessments within said district.

ACT 1732k.
An act defining a private irrigation plant and mutual water company

and providing the conditions under which the owner of a private irrigation plant or a mutual water company may deliver water to others or others than its stockholders or members without becoming a public utility, and limiting such authority to the time the United States is a party to war or to a state of war; and declaring this

act to be an urgency measure. [Approved May 5, 1917. Stats. 1917, p. 281. In effect immediately.]

§ 1. “Private irrigation plant.” (a) The term “private irrigation plant," when used in this act, shall be construed to mean a water system which is not operated by a mutual water company as herein defined or by a public utility as defined in the public utilities act, approved December 23, 1911, and acts amendatory thereof, or in the act entitled “An aet providing for the regulation of water companies, defining their powers and duties, defining the powers and duties of the railroad corumission with reference thereto, and defining the conditions under which such water companies became subject to the provisions of the publie utilities act and the railroad commission of the state of California," approved April 25, 1913.

(b) “Mutual water company.” The term “mutual water company." when used in this aet, means any private corporation or association or ganized for the purpose of delivering water solely to its stockholders or members at cost.

§ 2. Water may be delivered to other than stockholders, when. Statement filed with railroad commission. For the sole purpose of increas. ing the output of agricultural products in this state during the time the United States is a party to war or to a state of war, the owner of any private irrigation plant or any mutual water company may at its option deliver water to others or others than its stockholders or members, with or without compensation, without becoming a public utility subject to the jurisdiction of the railroad commission of the state of California; provided, that no delivery of water to others than stoekholders or members shall be authorized until the orders for water of all stockholders or members made in accordance with the constitution, by-laws, rules or regulations of such mutual water company have been filled, and provided, further, that the temporary service herein authorized shall not be construed as granting any right to render or receive such service more than six months after such war need has ceased; and provided, further, that after June first, one thousand pine hundred

seventeen, no such temporary service of water shall be made unless, a statement is first filed with the railroad commission stating the private irrigation plant or mutual water company rendering such service, the party receiving such service, the lands irrigated and the rate, if any, charged for such service.

$ 3. Urgency measure. This act is hereby declared to be an urgency measure, and under the provisions of section 1 of article four of the constitution of the state of California shall take effect immediately. The facts constituting such urgency are as follows: The United States is now in a state of war and there is a shortage of crops in this state and throughout the nation generally. It is therefore necessary for the immediate preservation of public safety that this act take effect immediately so that the use of water in the irrigated area and the resulting erop returns of the state may be increased to the maximum output without delay.

ACT 1732 1.
An act to provide for co-operation in acquisition, construction and man-

agement of irrigation and drainage works between irrigation districts organized or existing under or by virtue of an act entitled "An act to provide for organization and government of irrigation districts and to provide for the acquisition thereby of works for the irrigation of the lands embraced within such districts, and also to provide for the distribution of water for irrigation purposes," approved March 31, 1897, and contiguous or adjoining districts in

or organized under the laws of other states. ( Approved May 23, 1917. Stats. 1917, p. 905. In effect July 27, 1917.]

$1. Irrigation districts may co-operate with districts in adjoining states. It shall be lawful for irrigation districts organized or existing under or by virtue of an act entitled "An act to provide for the organization and government of irrigation distriets, and to provide for the acquisition or construction thereby of works for the irrigation of the lands embraced within such districts, and also to proide for the distribution of water for irrigation purposes," approved March 31, 1897, to enter into agreements with irrigation districts in adljoining states for the joint construction, acquisition, management and control of diverting, impounding or distributing works for irrigation or draining the lands within the boundaries of their respective districts.

§ 2. Contracts. Such agreements may be evidenced by written contracts executed on hehalf of their respective boards of directors or trustees, or by resolutions entered upon their respective minutes. Such contracts or certified copies thereof and certified copies of such resolutions shall be recorded in the office of the county recorder in each county in which is situated any of the lands of said districts or any of the reservoir sites or other real property owned by said districts or acquired under the provisions of this act.

§ 3. Ownership of property. Such agreements may provide for joint or several ownership or ownership in common of the property, necessary

or convenient for the purposes of this act and may provide for the terms and conditions under which or the respective proportions in which such property shall be held. Any rights or disputes arising out of or from said agreements may be tried before and enforced by any court of competent jurisdiction in the state.

§ 4. Meetings held in adjoining state legal. Any meeting of the board of directors of any such district, held in conjunction with the board of directors of the co-operating district, in such district in the adjoining state, if duly and regularly called as required by law or if regularly adjourned to, shall be as lawful and valid as if held at the office of the board of directors of such district in this state.

§ 5. Lawful to divert water from state. It shall be lawful, for the purposes of such co-operative action to divert water from this state for impounding in the adjoining state or otherwise for distribution to the lands of the co-operating districts regardless of the state in which such lands are situated or to divert water from such adjoining state for impounding or otherwise for distribution to the lands of such co-operating districts in this or the adjoining state.

§ 6. Districts may hold property in adjoining state. So far as may be necessary for fully carrying out the purposes of this act such cooperating district in the adjoining state may hold title to property, in this state and such co-operating district in this state may hold title to property in the adjoining state.

TITLE 274.

JUVENILE COURT. ACT 1770a. An act to be known as the juvenile court law, and concerning persons

under the age of twenty-one years; and in certain cases providing for their care, custody and maintenance; providing for the probationary treatment of such persons, and for the commitment of such persons to the Whittier State School and the Preston School of Industry, the California School for Girls, and other institutions; establishing probation officers and a probation committee to deal with such persons and fixing the salary thereof; providing for the establishment of detention homes for such persons; fixing the method of procedure and treatment or commitment where crimes have been committed by such persons; providing for the punishment of those guilty of offenses with reference to such persons, and defining such crimes; and repealing the juvenile court law approved March eighth, nineteen hundred and nine, as amended by an aet approved April fifth, nineteen hundred and eleven, and as amended by an act approved June sixteenth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and all amendments thereof and all acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith.

(Approved June 5, 1915. Stats. 1915, p. 1225.] Amended 1917, pp. 1002, 1022.

The amendments of 1917 follow:

$ 19c. Probation officers in counties of third class. In counties of the third class there shall be one probation officer and ten assistant probation officers. The salaries of said officers shall be as follows: Probation officer, two hundred twenty-five dollars a month; one assistant at a salary of one hundred seventy-five dollars a month; one assistant at a salary of one hundred sixty dollars a month; one assistant at a salary of one hundred fifty dollars a month; one assistant at a salary of one hundred thirty-five dollars a month; three assistants at a salary of one hundred dollars a month each; two assistants at a salary of eighty-five dollars a month each; one assistant at a salary of seventyfive dollars a month; provided, however, that in the event an adult probation department created in counties of the third class, from and after the creation of such department and the appointment of an adult probation officer or any deputy or assistant or like officer who shall rehieve the probation officer of the adult probation work, the offices of assistant probation officer at a salary of one hundred seventy-five dollars a month and of assistant probation officer at a salary of one hun. dred sixty dollars a month shall cease and determine and be abolished in counties of this class. [Amendment approved May 28, 1917; Stats. 1917, p. 1002.)

$ 19e. Sixteenth, etc., classes. In each of the counties of the sixteenth, twenty-second and twenty-third classes there shall be one probation officer, whose salary shall be one hundred fifty dollars per month. In counties of the fifth class there shall be one probation officer at one hundred seventy-five dollars per month, one assistant probation officer, whose salary shall be one hundred fifty dollars per month; one assistant probation officer at a salary of one hundred dollars per month, and one assistant probation officer, who shall be a competent stenographer, at a salary of eighty-five dollars per month. In counties of the twenty-third class there shall be one assistant probation officer, whose salary shall be fifty dollars per month. In counties of the twenty-second class the probation officer shall perform in addition to his duties as probation officer, the duties of the attendance officer for the schools of the county, and investigator for the board of supervisors on application for county and state aid, without any additional compensation except his necessary expenses and such mileage as the board of supervisors shall fix and allow in the performance of his duties. [Amendment approved May 28, 1917; Stats. 1917, p. 1023.]

$ 19i. Ninth, etc., classes. In each of the counties of the ninth, twelfth, thirteenth, fifteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, twenty-sixth, twenty-seventh, thirty-third and thirty-sixth class, there shall be one probation officer whose salary shall be one hundred dollars per month. In counties of the ninth class there shall be two assistant probation officers, whose salaries shall be as follows: One assistant probation officer, whose salary shall be seventy-five dollars per month and one assistant probation officer whose salary shall be fifty dollars per month. In counties of the twelfth class, there shall be one assistant probation officer whose salary shall be seventy-five dollars per month. In counties of the thirteenth class there shall be one assistant probation officer whose sal

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