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Permits Legislature to allow construction of rain-capture systems, completed on or after January 1, 2019, without requiring property-tax reassessment. Fiscal Impact: Probably minor reduction in annual property tax revenues to local governments.
YES A YES vote on this measure means: Installing a system to collect and store rainwater on a property could not result in a higher property tax bill.
NO A NO vote on this measure means: Installing a system to collect and store rainwater on a property could result in a higher property tax bill.
PRO Proposition 72 will prevent a property tax increase on homeowners who install rainwater recycling systems that benefit our entire state. Eliminating this tax penalty will preserve precious drinking water; help fish and wildlife; lower water bills. People shouldn't pay a tax penalty for conserving water. Yes on Proposition 72.
CON No argument against Proposition 72 was submitted.