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September 2005 

California Spending Plan 2005-06

The Budget Act and Related Legislation


Chapter 1
The 2005-06 Budget-The Problem and The Solution

Factors Behind Shortfall 1

Budget Solution-Key Components 2

Out-Year Impacts of the 2005-06 Budget 3

Chapter 2
Key Features of the Budget Act and Related Legislation

The Budget Totals 5

Evolution of the Budget 11

State Appropriations Limit 16

Budget-Related Legislation 16

Chapter 3
Expenditure Highlights

Proposition 98 17

K-12 Proposition 98 23

Higher Education 28

Health 33

Social Services 39

Judiciary and Criminal Justice 45

Transportation 49

Resources and Environmental Protection 52

Capital Outlay 58

Other Major Provisions 59



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