Senate Constitutional Amendment 18. Adds Section 1c to Article XIII of Constitution. Requires Legislature provide for tax on motor vehicles in lieu of personal property taxes thereon, prescribe basis and method of fixing amount thereof, and collection by state department registering such vehicles: requires at least 95 per cent of fund derived therefrom be paid each year to respective counties from which such vehicles were registered, each county's share to be distributed between county and political subdivisions therein, as prescribed by law. Declares section shall not affect motor vehicle registration fees.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 433860; A: 40.3; N: 641716; B: 59.7
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Daniel C. Murphy, State Senator, Twenty-fourth District; J. I. Wagy, State Senator, Thirty-second District
Henry E. Carter, Senator, Thirty-first District
CHANGING MOTOR VEHICLE TAXATION California Proposition 18 (1930).