Establishes $18 annual vehicle license surcharge to help fund state parks and wildlife programs. Grants surcharged vehicles free admission to all state parks.
Exempts commercial vehicles, trailers and trailer coaches from the surcharge.
Annual increase to state revenues of $500 million from surcharge on vehicle registrations. After offsetting some existing funding sources, these revenues would provide at least $250 million more annually for state parks and wildlife conservation.
WHAT YOUR VOTE MEANS
A YES vote on this measure means:
An $18 annual surcharge would be added to the amount paid when a person registers a motor vehicle. The surcharge revenues would be used to provide funding for state park and wildlife conservation programs. Vehicles subject to the surcharge would have free admission and parking at all state parks.
A NO vote on this measure means:
State park and wildlife conservation programs would continue to be funded through existing state and local funding sources. Admission and parking fees could continue to be charged for vehicles entering state parks.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION VISIT
Official voter information guide courtesy of the Secretary of State web site.
To find out how and where to vote call (800) 345-VOTE or visit www.sos.ca.gov.