Authorizes each house of Legislature to suspend one of its Members by two-thirds vote, and to require Member to forfeit salary and benefits while suspended. Prohibits suspended Member from exercising rights, privileges, duties, or powers of office, or using any legislative resources. Provides suspension may end on specified date, or upon two-thirds vote of Member’s house.
Legislative Vote Results
FINAL VOTES CAST BY THE LEGISLATURE ON SCA 17 (PROPOSITION 50) -- Senate: Ayes 31 Noes 3 -- Assembly: Ayes 73 Noes 2 --
Popular Vote Results
Y:4,857,640; A:75.4; N:1,583,476; B:24.6
LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
HELEN HUTCHISON, President, League of Women Voters of California; JAMES P. MAYER, President/CEO, California Forward
JOEL ANDERSON, Senator, 38th District; BRIAN JONES, Assembly Member, 71st District;
Rebuttal Against Author
JAMES P. MAYER, President/CEO, California Forward; HELEN HUTCHISON, President, League of Women Voters of California;
SUSPENSION OF LEGISLATORS. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. California Proposition 50 (2016).