Article 1. Corporate Power of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 6. >> Chapter 6. >> Article 1.
A district has perpetual succession and may adopt a seal and
alter it at pleasure.
A district may sue and be sued, except as otherwise provided
by law, in all actions and proceedings, in all courts and tribunals
of competent jurisdiction.
(a) Except as specified in subdivision (b), any judicial
action or proceeding against a district that provides electric
utility service, to attack, review, set aside, void, or annul an
ordinance, resolution, or motion fixing or changing a rate or charge
for an electric commodity or an electric service furnished by a
district and adopted on or after July 1, 2000, shall be commenced
within 120 days of the effective date of that ordinance, resolution,
(b) The statute of limitations specified in subdivision (a) does
not apply to any judicial action or proceeding filed pursuant to
Chapter 13.7 (commencing with Section 54999) of Part 1 of Division 2
of Title 5 of the Government Code to protest or challenge a rate or
charge or to seek the refund of a capital facilities fee if the
notice and disclosure requirements of Section 54999.35 of the
Government Code have not been followed.
A district may exercise the right of eminent domain to take
any property necessary or convenient to the exercise of the powers
granted in this division.