Article 1. Generally of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 6. >> Part 1. >> Chapter 7. >> Article 1.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this part, no more than
sixty cents ($0.60) on each one hundred dollars ($100) assessed
valuation shall be levied for all the district purposes in any one
year, besides what is required for the payment of the bond principal
and interest for that year.
(b) Except as otherwise provided in this part, if the board elects
to use the county assessor's tax roll pursuant to Article 6
(commencing with Section 6780) of this chapter, no more than one
dollar ($1) on each one hundred dollars ($100) assessed valuation
shall be levied for all the district purposes in any one year,
besides what is required for the payment of the bond principal and
interest for that year.
The board may prescribe the time and manner of assessing,
levying, and collecting taxes for district purposes, except as
otherwise provided in this part.
District taxes may be assessed, levied, and collected for any
or all of the following purposes:
(a) To pay the principal and interest of the bonds issued by the
(b) To raise money for any of the purposes stated in Sections 6512
and 6660 hereof.
(c) To pay any lawful claims against the district.
(d) To pay the running expenses of the district.
The board shall annually levy a tax upon the taxable property
in the district sufficient to pay the interest on bonds for the
year, and such portion of the principal as is due or is to become due
during the year, so that the entire amount of principal and interest
of the bonds shall be paid at or before maturity, and in any event
within forty years of the date of issuance of the bonds.
If any portion of the interest or principal due for any year
remains unpaid, it shall be added to the levy for the next year, and
shall be collected and paid accordingly.
The payment of the principal and interest of all bonds,
within forty years from their issuance, is the obligation of the
district; and, if necessary to accomplish that purpose, a special tax
shall be levied.
Taxes for the payment of the principal and interest of bonds
of annexed territory shall be limited to the taxable property in the