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Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017

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Provisions Relating to the California Land Conservation Act of 1965 (The Williamson Act)

Chapter 7. Agricultural Land*

Article 3. Contracts

Section 51253

51253. Amendment of prior contracts to conform to amended chapter. Any contract or agreement entered into pursuant to this chapter prior to the 61st day following final adjournment of the 1969 Regular Session of the Legislature may be amended to conform with the provisions of this act as amended at that session upon the mutual agreement of all parties. Approval of these amendments to a contract by the Director of Conservation shall not be required.

History.—Added by Stats. 1969, p. 2813, in effect November 10, 1969. Stat. 1974, Ch. 544, p. 1252, in effect January 1, 1975, substituted "Director of Food and Agriculture" for "Director of Agriculture" in the second sentence. Stats. 1984, Ch. 851, in effect January 1, 1985, substituted "these amendments . . . Conservation" for "such an amendment to a contract by the Director of Food and Agriculture or the State Board of Agriculture" after "approval of" in the second sentence.

* Unless otherwise noted Chapter 7 was added by Stats. 1965, p. 3377, in effect September 17, 1965.