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BUDGET, STATE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Provides, if budget bill for each fiscal year not enacted by midnight June 30, Governor, Members of Legislature, shall forfeit salary, benefits, living expenses, from July 1 until fiscal year budget enacted; prohibits retroactive payment. Provides, if budget bill for each fiscal year not enacted by midnight July 15, Governor, Members of Legislature, shall forfeit Five Hundred Dollars for each day budget not enacted, to be deducted from salary due after budget enacted. Requires forfeited funds be transferred into Natural Disaster Assistance Fund; appropriates transferred funds for allocation to individuals or families for disaster-related expenses. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Could result in state savings in any year in which a budget is delayed past June 30, the amount dependent upon when budget bill enacted, but probably not in excess of a few million dollars.
William R. Booth Master, California State Grange, 2101 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, California 95817 (916) 454-5805; George Dupray Legislative Director, California State Grange, 2101 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, California 95817 (916) 454-5805
Budget, State. California Initiative 596 (1993).