Repeals death penalty and replaces it with life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Applies retroactively to existing death sentences. Directs $100 million to law enforcement agencies for investigations of homicide and rape cases. Fiscal Impact: Ongoing state and county criminal justice savings of about $130 million annually within a few years, which could vary by tens of millions of dollars. One-time state costs of $100 million for local law enforcement grants.
Popular Vote Results
Gil Garcetti, District Attorney, Los Angeles County, 1992-2000
Hon. Pete Wilson, Former Governor of California
Rebuttal Against Author
Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, City of Los Angeles
DEATH PENALTY. California Proposition 34 (2012).