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PUBLIC BENEFITS. ELIGIBILITY. PAYMENT OF TAXES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Amends the California Constitution to provide that no person shall be denied a state or local public benefit if he or she proves payment of at least one local, state or federal tax and if he or she is otherwise eligible for benefits based on income, resources, age, and physical disability. Defines "public benefit" broadly to include education, housing, welfare, health care, developmental services, mental health services, financial assistance, and various other services provided by local and state government. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: State and local health and social services costs of several billion dollars annually_ Loss of nonresident tuition revenues of about $400 million per year and annual Cal Grant costs of about $20 million.
Hector Alvarado, HELP CAL, P.O. Box 119, Maywood,CA 90270, (323) 312-0505
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PUBLIC BENEFITS. ELIGIBILITY. PAYMENT OF TAXES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. California Initiative 1053 (2004).