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California Code, Public Resources Code - PRC § 6307.1

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(a)?This section applies only to land in which California has a sovereign interest that lies within the boundaries of the State of Arizona and land in which Arizona has a sovereign interest that lies within the boundaries of the State of California, as a result of changes in the course of the Colorado River, and the redefinition in 1963 of the boundary between the two states.

(b)?The commission may enter into land exchange agreements with Arizona to transfer California's sovereign interest in land located within the boundaries of Arizona and to acquire Arizona's sovereign interest in land located within the boundaries of California.

(c)?The fair market value of the land transferred to Arizona shall be equal to the fair market value of the land acquired from Arizona. ?This requirement is not mandatory for each separate exchange transaction, but to the extent possible shall be complied with upon completion of all possible exchanges.

(d)?The total value of all lands exchanged pursuant to this section shall be determined according to fair market value. ?Upon completion of all possible exchanges, if there is a difference between the total value of all land transferred to Arizona, and all land acquired by California, the difference shall be eliminated by cash payments from or to the Land Bank Fund established by the Kapiloff Land Bank Act (Division 7 (commencing with Section 8600)).

(e)?The commission may release the mineral rights in all the land transferred if it receives the mineral rights in all the land acquired.

(f)?All land to be acquired by California pursuant to this section shall become, upon acquisition, sovereign land of California subject to the public trust. ?Any exchange shall be void unless the land to be acquired by Arizona pursuant to the exchange becomes, upon acquisition, sovereign land of Arizona subject to the public trust.

(g)?Any land exchange made pursuant to this section shall be subject to the exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act contained in Section 21080.11.

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