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STATE OFFICERS' COMPENSATION. VOTER APPROVAL. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Reduces salaries, benefits, and per diem rates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Controller, Insurance Commissioner, Secretary of State, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Treasurer, Members of Board of Equalization, and Members of Legislature to levels existing on December 31, 1997. Makes per diem payments to state officers taxable to extent taken. Permits increases in state officers' salary, benefits, and per diem rates only upon recommendation of Citizen Compensation Commission and approval of simple majority of voters in statewide general election. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: The measure could result in savings, costs, and revenues to the state. The net fiscal effect is unknown, but is probably not major. The measure could also result in unknown, probably minor, costs to counties.
Mark J. Desio, P.O. Box 455, Davis, Ca 95617 (530) 750-3224
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State Officers' Compensation. Voter Approval. California Initiative 823 (1998).