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REFERENDUM PROCESS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Changes process for voter approval or rejection of new laws. Only entire law could be challenged. Request for petition form and $5,000 deposit would stay new law from taking effect. Reduces total signatures required to qualify petition for ballot from 5 to 2 percent of all votes cast for all candidates for Governor in preceding gubernatorial election. Extends petition deadline to 150 days after form issued. Requires petition printable from Internet and identifies Internet site for information. Removes requirement that petition include challenged law. Secretary of State to provide running count of signatures submitted. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: This measure could result in significant costs for the state and for county governments on a statewide basis, potentially amounting to several million dollars per election.
Sandi Webb, 4250 Yukon Avenue, Simi Valley, Ca 93063
Failed to Qualify
Referendum Process. California Initiative 890 (2000).