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Authorizes governmental entities, including cities, counties, school districts and regional agencies, to contract with private entities and individuals for public services, except police and fire protection, if the governing body determines, in its sole discretion, that the public interest would be better served by contracting with the private sector. Allows the continuance of existing private contracts for police and fire protection services. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Unknown fiscal effect, with potential net savings to state and local governments due to increased options for providing public services.
Tony Strickland, Shawn Steel
Failed to Qualify
Public Service Contracts with Private Parties. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1076 (2005).