Except as otherwise provided in Section 55704.5, no contract entered into pursuant to this article shall be operative until it has been submitted at a general election or at a direct primary election to the qualified electors of each local agency that is a party thereto and receives a majority of all votes cast for and against it at that election in each local agency.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 56, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2000.)

Terms Used In California Government Code 55707

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • local agency: means a county, city and county, and city, both chartered and general law. See California Government Code 55700