Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2012
Revenue and Taxation Code
Part 2. Assessment
Chapter 3. Assessment Generally
Article 1.9. Historical Property*
439.1. "Restricted historical property" defined. For purposes of this article "restricted historical property" means qualified historical property, as defined in Section 50280.1 of the Government Code, that is subject to a historical property contract executed pursuant to Article 12 (commencing with Section 50280) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5 of the Government Code. For purposes of this section, "qualified historical property" includes qualified historical improvements and any land on which the qualified historical improvements are situated, as specified in the historical property contract. If the historical property contract does not specify the land that is to be included, "qualified historical property" includes only that area of reasonable size that is used as a site for the historical improvements.
History.—Stats. 1985, Ch. 965, substituted ", as defined in Section 50280.1 of the Government Code," for "meeting the requirements of Article 3 (commencing with Section 5031) of Chapter 1 of Division 5 of the Public Resources Code after "property", and substituted "a" for "an" after "subject to". Stats. 1993, Ch. 831, in effect October 6, 1993, substituted "that" for "which" after "Code," in the first sentence, and added the second and third sentences.
* Article 1.9 was added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1040, in effect January 1, 1978. Purpose of this article is to implement Proposition 7 (Res. Ch. 198, Stats. 1974) on ballot for the Primary Election of June 8, 1976 which amended Section 8 of Article XIII of the California Constitution.
Note.—Section 6, Stats. 1977, Ch. 1040, provided that the state shall not be required to provide subventions for revenues lost to a city, county, and county by reason of such city, county or city and county acting pursuant to the provisions of this act. Sec. 7 provided Bd. of Equal. to report to Legislature on or before December 31, 1980 evaluating the effect of this act.