Environmental Law & Policy Alerts – Update from Somach Simmons & Dunn

June 30, 2022

New Legislation Clarifies That Government Code Section 53069.45 Does Not Cap Fines That an Irrigation District May Impose Under Irrigation District Law for Water Theft

Last week Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 2505 into law, clarifying that irrigation districts may impose increased penalties for water theft under Government Code section 53069.45, in addition to the fines or penalties currently available under the Irrigation District Law…. Read More

Written by Kyler C. Rayden