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Section 5832. (Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 482, Sec. 1.)
Cite as: Cal. Pub. Res. Code §5832.

The Legislature finds and declares that:

(a)The lower American River is in the California Wild and Scenic Rivers System as designated in subdivision (e) of Section 5093.54, and has thus been determined by the Legislature as possessing extraordinary scenic, recreational, fishery, and wildlife values.

(b)The County of Sacramento on September 10, 2008, by Resolution No. 2008-0946, and the City of Sacramento on November 6, 2008, by Resolution No. 2008-731, have adopted, and the City of Rancho Cordova on September 15, 2008, by Resolution No. 110-2008, has endorsed, the 2008 American River Parkway Plan with promulgated land use regulations to prevent urban and other incompatible encroachment into the parkway, a 29-mile open-space greenbelt in the lower American River flood plain.

(c)The California Exposition flood plain contains an unprotected block of significant riparian habitat remaining in the lower American River flood plain, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that this riparian habitat is of vital importance and an integral part of the American River.

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