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TRIBAL GAMING COMPACT RENEGOTIATION. NON-TRIBAL COMMERCIAL GAMBLING EXPANSION. REVENUES, TAX EXEMPTIONS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE. Authorizes Governor to renegotiate tribal-state compacts to require that tribes: Pay 25% of slot machine/gaming device revenues to government fund; comply with multiple state laws; accept state court jurisdiction. Unless all compacted tribes accept terms within 90 days, or if terms determined unlawful, authorizes 16 specified non-tribal racetracks and gambling establishments to operate 30,000 slot machines/gaming devices, paying 33% of revenues to fund public safety, regulatory, social programs. Provides exemption from future state/local tax increases. Limits new tribal gaming. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: This measure would have the following major fiscal effect: Increased local government revenues of likely over $1 billion annually from new gambling revenues. The revenues would be used primarily for additional firefighting, police, and child protective services.
Louis J. Blanas, Lee Baca, c/o Barry Fadem, Fadem & Associates, 3527 Mt. Diablo Blvd. , #192, Lafayette, CA 94549, (925) 283-0581
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TRIBAL GAMING COMPACT RENEGOTIATION. NON·TRIBAL COMMERCIAL GAMBLING EXPANSION. REVENUES, TAX EXEMPTIONS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE. California Initiative 1027 (2004).