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REAPPORTIONMENT: LEGISLATURE; SUPREME COURT. JUDICIAL REVIEW. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Amends state Constitution to require that reapportionment plans for Assembly, Senatorial, Congressional, and Board of Equalization districts be adopted by a 2/3 vote of each house of Legislature and approved by Governor (unless overridden). Sets forth mandatory plan contents and requirements. Requires plans be public. Requires State Supreme Court, upon petition of any eligible voter, review plan adopted by Legislature for compliance. If plan found in violation of law, or not enacted, empowers Supreme Court to consider other reapportionment plans and mandate enactment. Provides up to $3.5 million for "Redistricting Fund". Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: Appropriates $3.5 million in 1990-91 from Legislature's contingency or operating funds to implement measure. Limits future decennial appropriations to such amount plus adjustments for increases in Consumer Price Index and for previously unexpended funds.
Richard L. Noble, 888 West Sixth Street, Los Angeles, California 90017 (213) 485-0231
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Reapportionment: Legislature; Supreme Court. Judicial Review. California Initiative 508 (1990).