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Effectively limits state and expands local spending limits. Provides procedure if state exceeds spending limit. Requires certain state fees/charges be enacted by 2/3 vote of Legislature; currently, majority vote required. Requires certain local fees/charges be approved by vote of electorate; currently, not vote required. Reallocates General Fund revenue above spending limit. Prohibits issuance of general obligation/revenue lease bonds if annual debt service exceeds 6% of General Fund. Specifies state reimbursement requirements for local government mandates; prohibits use of certain taxes for reimbursement. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Potentially significant reduction in the growth in state spending beginning in 2006-07, accompanied by potential reductions in taxes over time.
John Campbell, Jon Coupal, Larry McCarthy
Failed to Qualify
State Mandates. State/Local Spending Limits. Vote Requirement for Fees/Charges. Bonds. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1095 (2005).