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AGENDA: Tuesday, December 7, 1999
San Francisco, CA

The Speaker's Commission on State and Local Government Finance

Meeting #12
Advance Agenda
10:00 a.m.
Public Policy Institute of California
500 Washington St., Ste. 800, San Francisco

Call to Order
Introductions and Welcome
David Abel, Chair
A. Review of Guiding Principles

B. Fiscal Reform: Deliberation on Preliminary Proposals for Fiscal Reform (continued from 11/27 meeting)

    Dean Misczynski, California Research Bureau
    Marianne O’Malley, Legislative Analyst’s Office
    Fred Silva, Public Policy Institute of California

a. The Sales Tax Property Tax Swap

b. Pooling the Growth of Local Sales Tax

c. New State subvention to replace the Vehicle License Fee subvention

d. State / County Partnership Programs - The Compact Model

e. The 1992 and 1993 Property Tax Shift (ERAF)

f. Rework the general purpose _-cent county sales tax

g. Annual property tax allocation reporting requirement

h. Sales tax on Internet and catalogue sales

i. Rework county budgets to note "urban services responsibilities" separate from countywide responsibilities

j. Study how to stabilize of gas tax revenues

k. Enhancing Home Rule powers

l. Vote requirements for local taxes; special tax vs. general tax

m. Performance measures for local services

n. Growth Policy components

Working Lunch
Preliminary Decisions, Continued
Public Testimony and Comment
Adjournment – by 3 p.m.
The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 5, 10 a.m., in Room 4202, State Capitol, Sacramento. It will include another public hearing on Commission proposals and additional discussion of fiscal reform issues.

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