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Bars state and local governments from using eminent domain to acquire an owner-occupied residence, as defined, for conveyance to a private person or business entity. Creates exceptions for public work or improvement, public health and safety protection, and crime prevention. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: The measure would likely not have a significant fiscal impact on state or local governments. (Initiative 07-0018.)
Christopher K. McKenzie, Susan Smartt, Kenneth Willis
EMINENT DOMAIN. ACQUISITION OF OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENCE. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. California Initiative 1251 (2007).