Proposition Summary

LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Revises various articles of State Constitution relating to taxation generally, property taxation and exemptions therefrom, provisions for specially assessing property for tax purposes, and provisions for insurance, bank, corporation and income taxes and subventions to local' government. Revises and transfers various provisions relating to the appropriation of state funds, taxation of property in redevelopment projects, investment of state funds and incurring of indebtedness by local bodies. Makes various other changes. Provides any conflicting constitutional provisions enacted at 1974 June primary or November general elections shall prevail over this measure. Financial impact: Minor if any effect on state and local costs and revenues.

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Legislative Vote Results

FINAL VOTE CAST BY LEGISLATURE ON ACA 32 (PROPOSITION 8): Assembly - Ayes, 63; Noes, 0 -- Senate - Ayes, 29; Noes, 1

Popular Vote Results

Y: 3438054; A: 68.4; N: 1591811; B: 31.6

Election Type

General Election

Proposition Type

Assembly Constitutional Amendment

Relevant Case

Agnew v. California State Bd. of Equalization: 21 Cal. 4th 310; Dupuy v. Superior Ct. of Los Angeles County: 15 Cal. 3d 410, 1975; Chen v. Franchise Tax Bd.: 64 Cal. App. 4th 1335, 1998

Code Sections Affected

Added Cal. Const. art. IV, section 12(e), Amended Cal. Const. art. IX, section 6, Repealed Cal. Const. art. IX, sections 10,11,12,13,15, Amended Cal. Const. art. XI, section 11, Repealed and Added Cal. Const. art. XIII, Amended Cal. Const. art. XVI, Added Cal. Const. art. XVI, sections 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,15,16,17,18,19, Repealed Cal. Const. art. XXVIII

For Author

Judge Bruce W. Sumner, Chairman, Constitution Revision Commission; Evelyn P. Kaplan, President, League of Women Voters of California; Assemblyman Joe A. Gonsalves, Chairman, Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation