Attorney General No.
Secretary of State No.
Imposes 25 cent surtax on each alcoholic beverage serving or container. Directs proceeds into trust fund administered by the Attorney General to support sex crime victims, law enforcement training, program administration and grants for local law enforcement, prosecutors and child social services. Increases penalties for specified sex crimes to 50 years in prison without possibility of parole where the victim is a minor and 25 years in prison without possibility of parole where the victim is an adult female. Requires individualized bail determinations for certain crimes. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Increased state revenues from a new alcoholic beverage tax of approximately $2 billion annually, and comparatively modest other state and local revenue effects. Increased prison costs by mid-century of about $1.5 billion annually for state operations and about $3 billion for capital outlay. Increased tax administration costs potentially ranging up to several million dollars annually.
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Alcohol Beverage Surtax. Sex Crimes Penalties. Victim Assistance. Initiative Statute. California Initiative 1150 (2005).