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Prohibits individuals from receiving public health care or social services unless legal status is verified. Prohibits California colleges and universities from admitting individuals not authorized to be in United States. Limits voter eligibility to individuals who prove they are U.S. citizens, California resident and at least 18 years old. Requires DMV to issue California driver's licenses only to persons authorized to be in the United States. Provides that making or using false citizenship documents is a felony. Citizens may sue to enforce initiative, and officials may be liable for violations. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Program savings to the state and local governments due to reduced expenditures for certain public services. These savings could be in the hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Potentially costs in the tens of millions of dollars annually, to verify citizenship or immigration status of persons receiving public benefits. (SA2005RF0099.)
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Citizenship and Residency. Public Benefits and Services. Voting. Initiative Statute. California Initiative 1166 (2005).