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Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2012

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Provisions Relating to Property Tax Relief



Chapter 3. Open-Space Subventions*

Section 16148

16148. 2010-11 fiscal year appropriation. deletionZero dollars ($deletion0) is appropriated for the 2010–11 fiscal year from the General Fund to the Controller to make subvention payments to counties pursuant to Section 16140 in proportion to the losses incurred by those counties by reason of the reduction of assessed property taxes.

History.—Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 722 (SB 863), in effect October 19, 2010. Stats. 2011, Ch. 11 (SB 80), in effect March 24, 2011, substituted "Zero dollars ($0)" for "Ten million dollars ($10,000,000)" before "is appropriated" in the first sentence.

* Section 7 of Stats. 1976, Ch. 658, provided that the intent of the Legislature is to reallocate the open-space subventions to give greater priority to lands which are threatened with development or urbanization. It is also the intent of the Legislature that the provisions of this bill apply only until a revised system is developed by the state to more clearly express its interest in the preservation of certain categories of land.

† For the genesis of Chapter 3 see: Stats. 1969, p. 3115; Stats. 1970, p. 899; Stats. 1970, p. 2067; Stats. 1971 (First Extra Session), p. 4881; Stats. 1971 (First Extra Session), p. 5136; Stats. 1972, p. 1977. These provisions were renumbered 16140–16153 and amended in part by Stats. 1972, p. 1997, in effect August 18, 1972.