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LEGISLATURE. INTERNAL RULES. REAPPORTIONMENT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE. Amends state Constitution to permit initiative statutes to regulate legislative rules, committee assignments, appropriations for support of Legislature. Imposes appropriation reduction and cap on appropriations for support of Legislature. Requires two-thirds vote for adoption of legislative rules, expenditures for Legislature. Shifts responsibilities from Assembly Speaker and Senate President to Rules Committees. Requires preparation of legislative budget, audit and expenditure reports. Repeals provision providing legislators limited exemption from conflict of interest statute. Prohibits gifts, honoraria to legislators from employers of lobbyists. Requires reapportionment bills receive two-thirds vote of Senate Rules Committee, Legislature. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: If adopted in June 1990, measure would reduce 1990-91 contingent fund appropriations for direct support of Assembly and Senate by $21 million plus what would have been the incremental growth in such appropriations between fiscal years 1989-90 and 1990-91. Thereafter, measure would set an upper limit on the growth in such appropriations. Costs of implementing the new budget control and quarterly expense reporting activities would not be substantial.


Assemblyman Ross Johnson, 650 Tamarack, #206, Brea, California 95621



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