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  • California Senate Constitutional Amendment
  • 2009-2010, 1st Special Session
  • Introduced in Senate Dec 09, 2008
  • Senate
  • Assembly
  • Governor

A resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Section 1 of Article XIXB thereof, relating to transportation.


Article XIXB of the California Constitution requires, commencing with the 2003–04 fiscal year, that sales taxes on motor vehicle fuel that are deposited into the General Fund be transferred to the Transportation Investment Fund (TIF) for allocation to various transportation purposes. Article XIXB authorizes this transfer to be suspended in whole or in part for a fiscal year during a fiscal emergency pursuant to a proclamation by the Governor and the enactment of a statute by a 23 vote in each house of the Legislature, subject to various restrictions. This measure would delete the provisions authorizing the transfer of revenues to the TIF to be suspended during a fiscal emergency. The measure would also prohibit a loan of TIF revenues under any circumstances, and would prohibit any statute that would reduce the extent to which these tax revenues are deposited into the General Fund for transfer to the TIF for transportation purposes.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Mark Wyland

  • Republican


No votes to display


Dec 18, 2008


From committee without further action.

Dec 10, 2008


Read first time.

Dec 09, 2008


Introduced. To Com. on RLS.

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