ASSEMBLY CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 4 (DUTRA AND LONGVILLE – 2001)
AS ENACTED AS RESOLUTION CHAPTER 87, STATUTES OF 2001
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Proposition 42, pertaining to the “Transportation Congestion Improvement Act,” was approved by California voters on November 5, 2002 to add Article XIX B to the state Constitution. (See Exhibit B, #1) The proposition was placed on the ballot by the Legislature following its approval of Resolution Chapter 87, enacting Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 4. (See Exhibit A, #1e) As you will find, Proposition 42 carried the proposal enacted in Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 4. (See and compare Exhibit A, #1e with Exhibit B, #1, page 15)
In the California Voter Pamphlet, an analysis of Proposition 42 stated the following:
Requires effective July 1, 2003, existing revenues resulting from state sales and use taxes on the sale of motor vehicle fuel be used for transportation purposes as provided by law until June 30, 2008. Requires, effective July 1, 2008, existing revenues resulting from state sales and use taxes be used for public transit and mass transportation; city and county street and road repairs and improvements; and state, highway improvements. Imposes the requirement for a two-thirds of the Legislature to suspend or modify the percentage allocation of the revenues. . . .
(See Exhibit B, #1, page III)