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Revenue and Taxation Code - RTC

DIVISION 1. PROPERTY TAXATION [50 - 5911]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 154. )

PART 4. LEVY OF TAX [2151 - 2326]

  ( Part 4 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 154. )

CHAPTER 3. Reimbursement for Costs Mandated by the State [2201 - 2326]

  ( Heading of Chapter 3 amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1256, Sec. 1.7. )

ARTICLE 7. Governmental Reorganization: Effect on Maximum Property Tax Rates [2295 - 2299]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 358. )

2295.
  

As used in this article “governmental reorganization” means any formation of, annexation to, detachment from, consolidation of, dissolution of, or other territorial adjustment in the boundaries of, a local agency. “Governmental reorganization” includes those boundary adjustments of local agencies which are not subject to the provisions of Chapter 6.6 (commencing with Section 54773) of Part 1, Division 2, Title 5 or of Division 1 (commencing with Section 56000) of Title 6 of the Government Code, as well as those boundary adjustments of local agencies which are subject to such provisions of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 358.)

2296.
  

Except as provided in Section 2263.2, whenever a governmental reorganization occurs, the maximum property tax rate for any local agency whose boundaries are changed by such reorganization shall be determined as provided in this article.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 358.)

2297.
  

In the event that the boundaries of a local agency are altered by a governmental reorganization, or that a local agency becomes responsible, as a result of a governmental reorganization, for providing a program or service it has not heretofore provided, the maximum property tax rate for such an agency, after the reorganization has occurred, shall continue to be the maximum property tax rate which had been established, pursuant to the provisions of this article or of Article 4, for such agency prior to the reorganization.

(Amended by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1085.)

2298.
  

In the event that a governmental reorganization makes it necessary or desirable for a local agency to exceed the maximum property tax rate provided in Section 2297, the governing body of such agency shall call an election pursuant to the provisions of Article 6 to establish a new maximum property tax rate for such agency. Such an election may be consolidated with any election which may be called on the proposed governmental reorganization.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 358.)

2299.
  

In the event than an election is required in order to approve and effectuate a governmental reorganization, the impartial analysis of the governmental reorganization prepared for the ballot pamphlet shall indicate the maximum property tax rate which will be applicable in the event the governmental reorganization is approved.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 358.)

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