General Provisions of California Harbors And Navigation Code >> Division 8. >> Part 6.
"District," as used in this part, means any river port
district formed pursuant to this part.
"Board," as used in this part, means the port commission
described in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 6830).
This part does not repeal, modify, or otherwise affect the
provisions of any other law relating to port or harbor districts, and
no other law providing for the creation of port or harbor districts
repeals, modifies or otherwise affects this part or any of its
Any property owned by any city which is used or held for the
purpose of aiding or developing navigation, commerce, or fishing may
be transferred to the district to be used for the same purposes, and
any land of the State, which may have been transferred to any such
city, may be transferred to the district subject to the trusts and
other provisions providing for the transfer of lands from the State
to the city. A city which is governed by a freeholders charter may
only transfer or turn over such property if authorized so to do by
the provisons of its charter or by amendment thereof.
If any land under a navigable stream, is by virtue of any
work or improvement by the United states or the State, freed from the
easement of navigation and fishing, it reverts to the district, to
be used for the purposes and objects for which the district was
organized. If the lands are not used or held for these purposes, they
revert to the State.
If a district is dissolved, all land granted to it by a
municipal corporation, reverts to and is revested in the municipal
corporation granting it to the district.