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The Governor is hereby empowered to proclaim a state of emergency in an area affected or likely to be affected thereby when:
(a) He finds that circumstances described in subdivision (b) of Section 8558 exist; and either
(b) He is requested to do so (1) in the case of a city by the mayor or chief executive, (2) in the case of a county by the chairman of the board of supervisors or the county administrative officer; or
(c) He finds that local authority is inadequate to cope with the emergency.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Government Code - GOV § 8625 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/government-code/gov-sect-8625.html
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