Casino-Style Gaming District. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Attorney General No.
Secretary of State No.
Requires State to purchase, through eminent domain, 25 to 50 square miles of undeveloped land in San Bernardino County for casino-style gaming District, not to be part of county; instead, District controlled by District citizens. Requires District land to be sold to highest bidders. Prohibits state/local taxes or recurring fees on gaming operations within District. Provides that investment fees, casino profits pay for public programs. Establishes tracking system to prevent individual Californians from spending more than 10% of annual income on gaming. Voids provisions in existing tribal-State compacts requiring payments to State. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Potential major costs and revenues from the operation of a special gaming district - unknown net impact.
David K Johnson
Failed to Qualify
Casino-Style Gaming District. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1153 (2005).