Proposition Summary

LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Increases minimum permissible amount of homeowner's property tax exemption from $750 to $1750 of assessed value of the dwelling. Requires Legislature to provide increased benefits to qualified renters comparable to any increase in the homeowner's exemption provided for by the Legislature. Provides that if Proposition 8 passes, the foregoing shall not become effective and the applicable minimum property tax exemption shall instead be $7000 of the full value of the dwelling. Financial impact: None in absence of increase by Legislature of homeowner's exemption.

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Legislative Vote Results

FINAL VOTE CAST BY LEGISLATURE ON SCA 26 (PROPOSITION 6): Assembly - Ayes, 66; Noes, 9 -- Senate - Ayes, 27; Noes, 7

Popular Vote Results

Y: 4422540; A: 82.3; N: 946136; B: 17.7

Election Type

General Election

Proposition Type

Senate Constitutional Amendment

Code Sections Affected

Amended Cal. Const. art. XIII, section 1(d)

For Author

Nicholas C. Petris, Senator, 11th District; John A. Nejedly, Senator, 7th District; Joe A. Gonsalves, Assemblyman, 28th District