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Transfers responsibility for providing the summaries for all statewide initiatives on ballots and in ballot pamphlets from the Attorney General to the Legislative Analyst. Increases the maximum number of words allowed for the summary of an initiative on the ballot from 100 to 125. Specifies additional criteria that the Legislative Analyst’s Office must follow in preparing the summaries for all initiatives. Requires that a committee review each summary of all initiatives and make recommendations to the Legislative Analyst regarding the summary. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: No significant change in ballot preparation costs.
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TRANSFERS DUTY TO PROVIDE BALLOT SUMMARIES FOR STATEWIDE INITIATIVES TO THE LEGISLATIVE ANALYST. INITIATIVE STATUTE California Initiative 1458 (2010).