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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY. PROHIBITS QUOTAS. PERMITS GOALS. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Prohibits California public agencies from discriminating on basis of age, race, sex, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, religion or disability in public employment, contracting, and education. Prohibits contract set-asides, and quotas when admitting students or hiring or promoting employees. Requires state to maintain review process to verify compliance. Permits use of goals to overcome underutilization of minorities and women in public hiring, contracts and higher education. Allows consideration of race and sex in higher education admissions, but only as one factor. Exempts state actions necessary for receipt of federal funds. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: This measure has no identifiable fiscal effect on state or local government programs or activities.
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Equal Opportunity. Prohibits Quotas. Permits Goals. California Initiative 713 (1996).