Attorney General No.
Secretary of State No.
Requires all legislators elected subsequent to passage of this initiative to be tested for the illegal use of drugs and the "habitual use of alcohol." Prevents a legislator who tests positive from performing his or her official duties or from getting paid until that legislator completes a substance abuse program at his or her own expense. Requires a legislator to permanently forfeit his or her office upon a second positive test. Provides exception for use of medicinal marijuana under a doctor’s care. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Probably no significant change in state costs in most years.
Dorothy Cummings and Gary Ellis
Failed to Qualify
MANDATORY DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING FOR MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE. INITIATIVE
STATUTE California Initiative 1367 (2009).