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Amends State Constitution's redistricting process. Three-member panel of retired judges, selected by legislative leaders, will adjust boundaries of Senate, Assembly, and Board of Equalization districts; Legislature will adjust Congressional district boundaries. Panel to adopt redistricting plan when measure passes and again after each national census. Panel must consider legislative and public proposals/comments and hold public hearings. Panel's redistricting plan subject to voter approval. If panel fails to unanimously approve proposed redistricting plan, or if voters reject plan, the Legislature adjusts Senate, Assembly, and Board of Equalization districts. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: This measure would have the following major fiscal impact: One-time state redistricting costs, probably totaling a few million dollars.
Robert W. Harris
Failed to Qualify
Changing District Boundaries. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1079 (2005).