Proposition Summary

LAKE TAHOE ACQUISITIONS BOND ACT. This act provides funding for the purchase of property in the Lake Tahoe Basin, which is necessary to prevent the environmental decline of this unique natural resource, to protect the waters of Lake Tahoe from further degradation, and to preserve the scenic and recreational values of Lake Tahoe. The amount provided by this act is eighty-five million dollars ($85,000,000).

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Legislative Vote Results

Assembly - Ayes, 56; Noes, 15 -- Senate - Ayes, 27; Noes, 6

Popular Vote Results

Y: 3780098; A: 52.9; N: 3365937; B: 47.1

Election Type

General Election

Proposition Type

Bond Act (leg)

Code Sections Affected

Added Cal. Gov. Code, sections 66950, et seq.

For Author

Kenni Friedman, President, League of Women Voters of California; Kirk West, Executive Vice President, California Taxpayers' Association; Michael R. Peevey, President, California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance

Against Author

George E. A. Whyte

Rebuttal Author

George E. A. Whyte

Rebuttal Against Author

John Garamendi, State Senator, 13th District