LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Extends present use of revenues from motor vehicle fuel taxes and license fees for highway construction to permit use for research, planning, and construction of mass transit guideways and mitigation of environmental effects of each. Unless approved by majority vote of area affected, funds may only be used for research and planning. Continues existing statutory formula for allocation of revenues to cities, counties, and areas of state until altered by Legislature. Permits up to 25% of area revenues available to be used to pay for voter-approved bond issues. Deletes obsolete provisions. Financial Impact: This measure involves no significant cost or revenue considerations.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2716913; A: 60.3; N: 1786997; B: 39.7
Senate Constitutional Amendment
City of Costa Mesa v. Connell: 74 Cal. App. 4th 188, 1999; Professional Eng'rs in Cal. Gov't v. Wilson: 61 Cal. App. 4th 1013, 1998
Code Sections Affected
Repealed and Added Cal. Const. art. XXVI
James R. Mills, State Senator President pro Tempore -- California State Senate; Alfred E. Alquist, State Senator (D -- Santa Clara County); Bob Moretti, Assemblyman; Speaker -- California State Assembly
Clark L. Bradley, Senator, 14th District; Randolph Collier, Senator, 1st District
Rebuttal Against Author
James R. Mills, State Senator, President pro Tempore -- California State Senate; Alfred E. Alquist, State Senator (D -- Santa Clara County); Bob Moretti, Assemblyman; Speaker -- California State Assembly
HIGHWAYS AND MASS TRANSIT GUIDEWAYS California Proposition 5 (1974).