Read the text of our State constitution and then the question posed to the trial court. What would you decide?

Review the pages from the original 1978 voters pamphlet for Proposition 8

Article XIII A of the California Constitution Section 2(b) provides:

(b) The full cash value base may reflect from year to year the inflationary rate not to exceed 2 percent for any given year or reduction as shown in the consumer price index or comparable data for the area under taxing jurisdiction, or may be reduced to reflect substantial damage, destruction or other factors causing a decline in value.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review the pages from the original 1978 voters pamphlet for Proposition 8