Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
 

Revenue and Taxation Code

Property Taxation

Part 1. General Provisions

Chapter 5. Disaster Relief: Tax Deferral

Section 195.104

195.104. Certification of reduction in taxes; 2005–06 severe rainstorms and wildfires. (a) By September 30, 2006, the auditors of the Counties of Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuba, which were the subject of the Governor's proclamations of a state of emergency for the severe rainstorms that occurred during the period from December 19, 2005, to April 16, 2006, inclusive, that caused flooding, mudslides, the accumulation of debris, and that washed-out and damaged roads in those counties, shall certify to the Director of Finance an estimate of the total amount of the reduction in property tax revenues on both the regular secured roll and the supplemental roll for the 2005–06 fiscal year resulting from the reassessment by the county assessor pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 170 of those properties that are eligible properties as a result of that disaster, except that the amount certified shall not include any estimated property tax revenue reductions to school districts, other than basic state aid school districts, and county offices of education.

(b) By September 30, 2006, the auditor of the County of San Bernardino, which was the subject of the Governor's proclamation of a state of emergency for the wildfires that commenced on July 9, 2006, shall certify to the Director of Finance an estimate of the total amount of the reduction in property tax revenues on both the regular secured roll and the supplemental roll for the 2005–06 fiscal year resulting from the reassessment by the county assessor pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 170 of those properties that are eligible properties as a result of that disaster, except that the amount certified shall not include any estimated property tax revenue reductions to school districts, other than basic state aid school districts, and county offices of education.

(c) For purposes of this section, "basic state aid school district" means any school district that does not receive a state apportionment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 42238 of the Education Code, but receives from the state only a basic apportionment pursuant to Section 6 of Article IX of the California Constitution.

History.—Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 897 (AB 2735), in effect September 30, 2006.