Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2018

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 6. Miscellaneous Provisions

Section 100.9

100.9. County allocations; electrical generation facilities. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law and except as provided in subdivision (b), for the 2003–04 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, all of the following apply:

(1) The property tax assessed value of an electric generation facility that is assessed by the State Board of Equalization shall be allocated entirely to the county in which the facility is located, and shall be allocated to that tax rate area in the county in which the property is located.

(2) The tax rate applied to the assessed value allocated pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be the rate calculated pursuant to Section 93.

(3) The revenues derived from the application of the tax rate to the assessed value allocated to a tax rate area pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be allocated among the jurisdictions in that tax rate area, in those same percentage shares that property tax revenues derived from locally assessed property are allocated to those jurisdictions in that tax rate area, subject to any allocation and payment of funds as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 33670 of the Health and Safety Code, and subject to any modifications or adjustments pursuant to Sections 99 and 99.2.

(b) Subdivision (a) does not apply to the assessed value or the revenues derived from that assessed value from either of the following:

(1) An electric generation facility that was constructed pursuant to a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by the California Public Utilities Commission to the company that presently owns the facility.

(2) An electric generation facility that is owned by a company that is a state assessee for reasons other than its ownership of the generation facility or its ownership of pipelines, flumes, canals, ditches, or aqueducts lying within two or more counties.

History.—Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 57 (AB 81), in effect January 1, 2003.

Note.—Section 3 of Stats. 2002, Ch. 57 (AB 81) provided that this act shall not be construed to affect the manner in which property to which this act applies is assessed by the State Board of Equalization. Section 4 thereof provided that notwithstanding Section 17610 of the Government Code, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code. If the statewide cost of the claim for reimbursement does not exceed one million dollars ($1,000,000), reimbursement shall be made from the State Mandates Claims Fund.