University of California Scripps

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The regents of the University of California were granted sovereign tide and submerged lands in trust in 1929 for uses in connection with scientific research and investigation at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at La Jolla, San Diego. The Scripps pier is located on this grant of land.

  • Staff Reports
    Item
    Description
    01/29/1999 (45) Consider approval and execution of a title settlement agreement, including the proposed expenditure of public trust funds by the District for the acquisition of property from Western Salt Company, involving lands in and adjacent to South San Diego Bay, in the cities of Coronado, Imperial Beach, National City, and San Diego
    01/29/1999 (46) Consider approval of the proposed expenditure of public trust funds by the District for the acquisition of the South Bay Power Plant from San Diego Gas & Electric Company, involving lands adjacent to South San Diego Bay, in the cities of Chula Vista and National City
  • Granting Statutes
    Statute
    Digest / Bill Information
    Chapter 514, Statutes of 1929 An act granting to the regents of the University of California for the use of the University of California in connection with scientific research and investigation at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography the sole and exclusive right of possession, occupation, and use of certain lands bordering on the Pacific ocean in the county of San Diego, State of California, and state waters adjacent thereto, forbidding entry upon said lands and state waters of any person's other than officers, employees, students of the University of California, and licensees of the regents of the University of California, making every violation of certain provisions of this act a misdemeanor, and providing for the punishment thereof.
    Chapter 515, Statutes of 1929 An act prohibiting the catching or taking of any invertebrate or specimen of marine plant life within a certain described portion of fish and game district number nineteen, other than by officers, employees, and students of the University of California for scientific purposes, making every violation of certain provisions of this act a misdemeanor, providing for the punishment thereof and providing for the disposition of fines imposed or collected on account of said violation.
    Chapter 41, Statutes of 1955 An act to codify Sections 2 and 3 of Chapter 514 of the Statutes of 1929, relating to criminal offenses, by adding Article 3 to Chapter 12 of Title 13 of Part 1 of the Penal Code, and repealing acts and parts of acts specified herein.

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