This amendment proposed by Assembly Constitutional Amendment 17 (Statutes of 1994,
Resolution Chapter 110) expressly amends the Constitution by amending a section thereof;
therefore, existing provisions proposed to be deleted are printed in
strikeout type and new
provisions proposed to be added are printed in italic type to indicate that they are new.
SECTION 2 OF ARTICLE XIII A
(h) (1) For purposes of subdivision (a), the terms "purchased" and "change
ownership" shall not include the purchase or transfer of the principal residence of the
transferor in the case of a purchase or transfer between parents and their children, as defined by
the Legislature, and the purchase or transfer of the first $1,000,000 of the full cash value of all
other real property between parents and their children, as defined by the Legislature. This
subdivision shall apply to both voluntary transfers and transfers resulting from a court order or
(2) (A) Subject to subparagraph (B), commencing with purchases or transfers that occur on or after the date upon which the measure adding this paragraph becomes effective, the exclusion established by paragraph (1) also applies to a purchase or transfer of real property between grandparents and their grandchild or grandchildren, as defined by the Legislature, that otherwise qualifies under paragraph (1), if all of the parents of that grandchild or those grandchildren, who qualify as the children of the grandparents, are deceased as of the date of the purchase or transfer.
(B) A purchase or transfer of a principal residence shall not be excluded pursuant to subparagraph (A) if the transferee grandchild or grandchildren also received a principal residence, or interest therein, through another purchase or transfer that was excludable pursuant to paragraph (1). The full cash value of any real property, other than a principal residence, that was transferred to the grandchild or grandchildren pursuant to a purchase or transfer that was excludable pursuant to paragraph (1), and the full cash value of a principal residence that fails to qualify for exclusion as a result of the preceding sentence, shall be included in applying, for purposes of subparagraph (A), the one million dollar ($1,000,000) full cash value limit specified in paragraph (1).