California Farm Bureau Fed'n v. State Water Resources Control Bd.

ELR Citation: ELR 20019
No(s). C050289 (Cal. App. 3d Dist. Jan 17, 2007)

A California appellate court reversed state agency legislation implementing emergency regulations and imposing new annual fees on holders of water right permits and licenses under California Water Code §1525. As applied through the emergency regulations, the annual fees are unlawful taxes in vi...