RED ALERT SB231 2017

C.A.R. is OPPOSING SB 231 (Hertzberg), a bill that allows local governments to circumvent the State Constitution and Proposition 218 and directly tax property owners for costs related to stormwater infrastructure projects without the legally required voter approval.

C.A.R opposes SB 231 because it uses legal word games to allow local governments to impose new taxes without required voter input. The bill will be considered by the ENTIRE Assembly as soon as THURSDAY, JUNE 22nd.

Update Sept 2017

The bill did go through.

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