Initiative measure. Requires every distributor of gasoline, distillate and other motor vehicle fuels, to pay license tax of one cent per gallon, in addition to two-cent license tax now required by law; said additional tax to be applied toward paying one-third of refunds now required by law, and balance credited to State Highway Construction Fund and used for acquiring rights of way for, and construction of, highways under jurisdiction of California Highway Commission; declares act effective January 1, 1927, and subject to amendment or repeal by the Legislature after January 1, 1939.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 499415; A: 48.1; N: 539343; B: 51.9
Rossi v. Brown: 9 Cal. 4th 688, 1995
A. H. Breed, President pro tempore, California Senate; Ed. P. Sample, State Senator, Fortieth District
Harry A. Chamberlin, State Senator, Thirty-first District; J. J. Deuel, Manager Law and Utilities Department, California Farm Bureau Federation
GASOLINE TAX California Proposition 4 (1926).