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WC Sec 79402 Definitions (CALIFORNIA BAY-DELTA AUTHORITY ACT)
79402. Unless the context otherwise requires, the following
definitions set forth in this section govern the construction of this
(a) "Authority" means the California Bay-Delta Authority.
(b) "Balance" or "balanced implementation" means the
implementation of projects, programs, or other actions in a manner
that meets both of the following requirements:
(1) Is consistent with the implementation schedule and milestones
described in the CALFED Bay-Delta Program Record of Decision, dated
August 28, 2000, or as it may be amended.
(2) Results in concurrent improvement in all program elements in a
manner that ensures that improvements in some program elements are
not made without corresponding improvements in other program
(c) "Bay-delta" means the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin
(d) "Bay-Delta Public Advisory Committee" means the Bay-Delta
Public Advisory Committee established by charter issued by the United
States Department of Interior, dated June 8, 2001, and filed on July
(e) "California Bay-Delta Program" or "Bay-Delta Program" means
those projects, programs, commitments, and other actions that address
the goals and objectives of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program Record of
Decision, dated August 28, 2000, or as it may be amended.
(f) "Category A programs" means those state and federal agency
programs and funds that are to be managed and implemented consistent
with the California Bay-Delta Program's goals and objectives.
(g) "Director" means the Director of the California Bay-Delta
(h) "Implementing agencies" means those agencies with the primary
responsibility for implementing the program elements, subject to
Sections 79440 and 79441.
(i) "Program elements" means the following 11 program elements of
the California Bay-Delta Program:
(1) Levee system integrity.
(2) Water quality.
(3) Water supply reliability.
(4) Ecosystem restoration.
(5) Water use efficiency.
(6) Water transfer.
(11) Environmental water account.
(j) "Projects" means both programs and capital projects.