Calif. Appeals Court Sinks Challenge To Prop 13

Law360, San Diego (July 25, 2012, 10:14 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday upheld Proposition 13, rejecting a challenge that the property tax restriction voters passed in 1978 constituted an impermissible revision of the state constitution.

Charles Young, the former chancellor of the UCLA, argued that because the measure required a two-thirds majority vote by each house of the state Legislature to approve any tax increase, it should be deemed a revision of the California Constitution that could not be passed by voters through a ballot initiative, but the Second District of the...
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