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INITIATIVE POWER. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Provides that electors may use the initiative process to propose constitutional amendments or statutes, or any other actions, legislative or otherwise, that may be taken by the legislative body, and to adopt or reject them. Declares limitations on referendum not applicable to initiative. Statutes which protect legislative body prerogatives shall also protect electorate. Voids procedures which interfere with initiative power. Requires removal of any ballot measure by the legislative body when an initiative on the same subject has qualified. City, county or district electors shall have the powers of initiative and referendum for that entity. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Could result in more or fewer measures appearing on state or local ballots, with consequential increased costs or savings of unknown magnitude.
Michael J. Barkley, 161 North Sheridan Avenue, #1, Manteca, Ca 95336 (209) 823-4817
Failed to Qualify
Initiative Power. California Initiative 636 (1994).