Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2010

Revenue and Taxation Code

Property Taxation

Part 0.5. Implementation of Article XIII A of the California Constitution

Chapter 6. Allocation of Property Tax Revenue

Article 3. Revenue Allocation Shifts for Education

Section 97.41

97.41. Qualifying county service area allocations. (a) (1) Not-withstanding any other provision of this article, commencing with the 1995–96 fiscal year, the auditor shall allocate property tax revenue to a qualifying county service area, as defined in subdivision (b), in those amounts that would be determined if the amount of the reduction calculated for that county service area pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 97.3 had been decreased by an amount that is equal to that fraction specified in paragraph (2) of the amount of revenue allocated to that county service area from the county's Special District Augmentation Fund for police protection activities in the 1992–93 fiscal year.

(2) For purposes of implementing paragraph (1), the applicable fractions are as follows:

(A) For the 1995–96 fiscal year, one-third.

(B) For the 1996–97 fiscal year, two-thirds.

(C) For the 1997–98 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, the entire amount.

(b) For purposes of this section, "qualifying county service area" means a county service area that was formed prior to July 1, 1994, pursuant to the County Service Area Law (Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 25210) of Part 2 of Division 2 of Title 3 of the Government Code) and that is either of the following:

(1) A county service area, the governing board of which is the board of supervisors, that is engaged in police protection activities, as reported to the Controller for inclusion in the 1989–90 Edition of the Financial Transactions Report Concerning Special Districts under the heading of "Police Protection and Public Safety."

(2) A county service area, the sole purpose of which is to engage in police protection activities.

History.—Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 502, in effect October 4, 1995. Stats. 2008, Ch. 158 (SB 1458), in effect January 1, 2009, substituted "(Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 25210)" for "(Chapter 2.2 (commencing with Section 25210.1)" after "Service Area Law" in the first sentence of subdivision (b).