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COMPENSATION OF STATE OFFICERS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Abolishes the California Citizens Compensation Commission enacted by voters in 1990. Reduces salaries of State Officers, defined generally as legislators and elected statewide officers, to levels existing on January I, 1998. Permits Legislature to increase salaries for State Officers when approved by voters at a statewide general election. Requires that most additional benefits offered to State Officers be the same as those offered to all state employees, but does not apply to or affect travel and living expenses of legislators. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: The measure would result in (1) state savings for state-elected officials' salaries of several hundred thousand dollars; (2) no reduction in total legislative expenditures, given current provisions of the Constitution; and (3) unknown, probably not significant, election costs in the future. The net fiscal impact is unknown, but probably not significant in the context of the overall state budget.
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COMPENSATION OF STATE OFFICERS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. California Initiative 909 (2001).