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REAPPORTIONMENT. LEGISLATORS' COMPENSATION. CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE. Requires Legislature to ask Supreme Court to appoint panel of retired judges to propose reapportionment plan. Legislature must approve plan or propose alternative to Supreme Court which will decide. Limits campaign contributions to $2,500 for legislative candidates and $5,000 for statewide offices. Adds reporting requirements. Reduces Legislators' salaries to $75,000. Future salary adjustments limited by Consumer Price Index and subject to two-thirds legislative vote. Legislator's expense claims limited to $75 per day up to 120 days. No pay for Legislature each day budget bill is late. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: The measure could result in annual savings to the state of several million dollars. These savings would be offset by costs of at least hundreds of thousands of dollars. The net fiscal impact is unknown, but probably not significant in the context of the overall state budget.
Edward J. Costa, C.E.O. People'S Advocate, Inc., 3407 Arden Way, Sacramento, Ca 95825 (916) 482-6175
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Reapportionment. Legislators' Compensation. Campaign Contributions. California Initiative 841 (1999).