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AB-2211 Counties: database: information regarding general ad valorem property tax revenues.(2013-2014)



SECTION 1.

 Section 169.3 is added to the Revenue and Taxation Code, to read:

169.3.
 (a) Each county shall do both of the following:
(1) Make available to taxpayers on its Internet Web site a graph visualization of how general ad valorem property tax revenues are allocated countywide at a summarized jurisdictional level that includes, but is not limited to, the county, cities, independent special districts, school districts, and redevelopment successor agencies.
(2) Update the graph annually and work to improve the appearance, organization, and clarity of the information provided.
(b) Each county’s Internet Web site shall also do all of the following:
(1) Inform taxpayers that all general ad valorem property tax revenues are used to fund a significant number of local government programs and services within the county in which they are collected, including programs and services provided by K–12 schools and community colleges, the county, cities, and special districts.
(2) Provide a brief summary of the types of programs and services funded with general ad valorem property tax revenues at a summarized jurisdictional level.
(3) Include a link to the county final budget document where more information about specific programs and services funded with general ad valorem property tax revenues is detailed, if the county posts such a document on its Internet Web site.
SEC. 2.
 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.