Section 79505

As used in this division, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a)

Acquisition means the acquisition of a fee interest or any other interest, including easements, leases, and development rights.

(b)

Board means the State Water Resources Control Board.

(c)

CALFED means the consortium of state and federal agencies with management and regulatory responsibilities in the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary.

(d)

CALFED Bay-Delta Program means the undertaking by CALFED to develop and implement, by means of the final programmatic environmental impact statement/environmental impact report, the preferred programs, actions, projects, and related activities that will provide solutions to identified problem areas related to the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary ecosystem, including but not limited to the Bay-Delta and its tributary watersheds.

(e)

Department means the Department of Water Resources.

(f)

Fund means the Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Fund of 2002 created pursuant to Section 79510.

(g)

Nonprofit organization means any nonprofit corporation formed pursuant to the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law (Division 2 (commencing with Section 5000) of Title 1 of the Corporations Code) and qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.

(h)

Secretary means the Secretary of the Resources Agency.

(i)

Wetlands means lands that may be covered periodically or permanently with shallow water and include saltwater marshes, freshwater marshes, open or closed brackish water marshes, swamps, mudflats, fens, and vernal pools.

Location: https://www.weblaws.org/california/codes/ca_water_code_section_79505.

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