Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Requires State provide from sources other than property taxes not less than 50% of costs for public schools, YES exclusive of capital outlay and federal funds, and 90% of costs for social welfare services, exclusive of federal participation, and 8 costs for new county services required by State law. State funds for public schools shall be apportioned in accordance with price index and other requirements. Increases minimum homeowners' property tax exemption from $750 to $1000. If this proposed initiative is adopted undefined additional financing from state sources in the approximate amount of $1,130,000,000 for 1970-1971,will be required, and this cost will increase annually thereafter.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 1321092; A: 28.5; N: 3316919; B: 71.5
MARGARET L. LEMMER, President, California Teachers Association; SIG SANCHEZ, President, County Supervisors Association of California
ROBERT C. BROWN, Executive Vice President, California Taxpayers' Association; MRS. EDWARD RUDIN, President, League of Women Voters of California
Rebuttal Against Author
SIG SANCHEZ, President, County Supervisors Association of California; MRS. MARGARET L. LEMMER, President, California Teachers Association
TAXATION FOR SCHOOLS AND SOCIAL WELFARE California Proposition 8 (1970).