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ABx3 9 - Oil Tax - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (45-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Oil Tax

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that imposes a six percent tax on the extraction of oil and a two percent tax on the income of taxpayers and corporations engaged in petroleum business activities for the purpose of funding public education.

Highlights:
- Limits the two percent tax levied on taxpayers and corporations engaged in petroleum business activity to portions of taxable income in excess of $10 million [sec. 1 (a) & sec. 2 (a)]. - Establishes that a taxpayer is engaged in petroleum business activities, for the purposes of the Act, if more than 50 percent of their gross business receipts are derived from this industry [sec. 1 (b) (3)]. - Exempts oil produced by a stripper well with an average value of $50 or less per barrel from the imposition of the oil extraction tax. A "stripper well" is defined as a certified oil well incapable of producing an average of more than 10 barrels of oil per day [sec. 3 (g) & (42015)]. - Exempts oil owned and produced by a political subdivision of the state from the oil extraction tax [sec. 3 (42016)]. - Appropriates the revenue derived from these taxes to the Superintendent of Public Instruction to be allocated to school districts and county offices of education with the approval of the Director of Finance (Sec. 4).
Note:

NOTE: AN URGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES A 2/3 MAJORITY VOTE FOR PASSAGE IN THE HOUSE AND IMMEDIATELY PUTS THE BILL INTO EFFECT UPON THE GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Oil Tax

Sponsors

  • Juan Arambula (CA - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen Bass (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Beall Jr. (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Patty Berg (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Julia Brownley (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Anna M. Caballero (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles M. Calderon (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Wilmer Amina Carter (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Coto (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Davis (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Hector De La Torre (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin de Leon (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark DeSaulnier (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mervyn M. Dymally (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Eng (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Noreen Evans (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Feuer (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Felipe Fuentes (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Warren Furutani (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Loni Hancock (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Hayashi (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward P. 'Ed' Hernandez (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jared William Huffman (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dave Jones (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Karnette (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Krekorian (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John S. Laird (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark R. Leno (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lloyd E. Levine (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sally J. Lieber (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ted W. Lieu (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fiona Ma (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tony Mendoza (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Eugene R. 'Gene' Mullin (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Pedro Nava (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fabian Núñez (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Curren De Mille Price Jr. (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ira Ruskin (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Salas (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lori Saldaña (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sandré R. Swanson (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alberto Torrico (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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