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GRAFFITI, GANG PREVENTION. SALES TAX. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Establishes Anti-Graffiti and Gangs Program. Program Director appointed by Governor. Imposes additional sales tax of $1.00 per specified pressurized container and container of marking substance; 10 per specified marker. Establishes California Anti-Graffiti and Gangs Account, for tax revenue which is disbursed for purposes of anti-graffiti and gang programs: 35% to local government, 20% to local law enforcement, 20% to schools, 15% to paid advertising, 6% to local community organizations, 2% for administration, 1% to higher education, and 1% for graffitibuster awards. Increases penalties for graffiti vandalism; specifies minimum jail time and community service. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: The measure raises approximately $30 million annually for expenditure on anti-graffiti and anti-gang programs. Actual revenues may vary substantially. The measure increases General Fund costs approximately $8 million to $9 million annually, beginning in 1992-93, to administer and enforce the tax.
Richard L. Spees, 6933 Wilton Drive, Oakland, Ca 94611; Ernie Kell, 3471 Marna Ave., Long Beach, Ca 90808; Ellen K. Poll, 1008 D 9Th Street, Santa Monica, Ca 90403
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Graffiti, Gang Prevention. Sales Tax. California Initiative 557 (1991).