Transportation Congestion Improvement Act. Allocation of Existing Motor Vehicle Fuel Sales and Use Tax Revenues for Transportation Purposes Only. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. • Requires, effective 7/1/03, existing revenues from state sales and use taxes on sale of motor vehicle fuel be used for transportation purposes as provided by law until 6/30/08. • Requires, effective 7/1/08, existing revenues resulting from state sales and use taxes on sale of motor vehicle fuel be used for public transportation; city and county street and road repairs and improvements; and state highway improvements. • Requires two-thirds vote of the Legislature to suspend or modify percentage allocations of revenues. Summary of Legislative Analyst’s Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact: • Starting in 2008–09, about $1.4 billion in gasoline sales tax revenues, increasing annually thereafter, would continue to be used for state and local transportation purposes.
Legislative Vote Results
Final Votes Cast by the Legislature on ACA 4 (Proposition 42) -- Assembly: Ayes 68 Noes 2 -- Senate: Ayes 36 Noes 1 --
Popular Vote Results
Y: 3355553; A: 69.1; N: 1503727; B: 30.9
Legislative Constitutional Amendment
COMMISSIONER DWIGHT HELMICK, California Highway Patrol; LEO SOONG, Chair of the Board California State Automobile Association-AAA; LIEUTENANT ED GRAY, President California Organization of Police and Sheriffs (COPS)
WAYNE JOHNSON, President California Teachers Association; HOWARD OWENS, President Congress of CA Seniors Education and Resource Foundation; WILLIAM D. POWERS, President Health Access of California --
Rebuttal Against Author
DALLAS JONES, Director California State Office of Emergency Services; MARIAN BERGESON, Former Member California State Board of Education; LARRY McCARTHY, President California Taxpayers' Association --
Transportation Congestion Improvement Act. Allocation of Existing Motor Vehicle Fuel Sales and Use Tax Revenues for Transportation Purposes Only. California Proposition 42 (2002).