In the event of failure to reach an agreement as provided in Section 185505, the utility or the authority may bring an action in a court of competent jurisdiction for apportionment of the cost between them in accordance with this chapter. This action shall be commenced within three years of the date of completion by the utility of the removal or relocation in question. The filing of a claim with a state agency shall not be deemed a condition precedent to the maintenance by the utility of an action pursuant to this section.
(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 35, Sec. 7. (SB 85) Effective June 27, 2013.)
Terms Used In California Public Utilities Code 185506
- Authority: means the High-Speed Rail Authority. See California Public Utilities Code 185012
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
- State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Public Utilities Code 17