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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 10. SANTA CRUZ METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT [98000 - 98407]

  ( Part 10 added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978. )

CHAPTER 6. Powers and Functions of District [98210 - 98296]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978. )

ARTICLE 8.5. Retail Transactions and Use Tax [98290 - 98296]
  ( Article 8.5 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 672. )

98290.
  

A retail transactions and use tax ordinance may be adopted by the board in accordance with the provisions of Part 1.6 (commencing with Section 7251) of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, provided that two-thirds of the electors voting on the measure vote to authorize its enactment at a special election called for that purpose by the board.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 343, Sec. 28.2. Effective January 1, 2008.)

98291.
  

Any transactions and use tax ordinance adopted shall be operative on the first day of the first calendar quarter commencing not less than 180 days after adoption of the ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 672.)

98292.
  

The district may contract with the State Board of Equalization for its service in the preparations necessary to administer a transactions and use tax ordinance. The costs to be covered by the contract are to be for services of the types described in Section 7272 of the Revenue and Taxation Code for preparatory work up to the date of the adoption of the ordinance. Any dispute as to the amount of the costs shall be resolved in the same manner as provided in that section.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 672.)

98293.
  

Prior to the operative date of the transactions and use tax ordinance, the district shall contract with the State Board of Equalization to perform all functions incident to the administration and operation of the ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 672.)

98294.
  

If the district shall not have contracted with the State Board of Equalization prior to the operative date of its transactions and use tax ordinance, it shall nevertheless so contract, and, in such case, the operative date shall be the first day of the first calendar quarter following the execution of the contract.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 672.)

98295.
  

Repeal of the transactions and use tax ordinance shall not be operative earlier than the first day of the first calendar quarter following the adoption of the ordinance of repeal.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 672.)

98296.
  

Whenever a bond election is held to authorize a bonded indebtedness pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 98310) of Chapter 7, the ordinance calling the election may include a statement that the transactions and use taxes, or a stated portion thereof, shall be levied, or continued to be levied, and used to the extent required to pay the principal of, and interest on, the bonds as they become due, to provide any sinking fund payments required therefor, and to create or maintain any reserve fund required therefor.

A vote in favor of the issuance of the bonds shall authorize the use of such taxes for such purposes. The transactions and use tax ordinance shall not be repealed until all bonds payable from the revenues derived from such taxes have been fully paid or provision has been made for their payment in full.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 672.)

PUCPublic Utilities Code - PUC8.5