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CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS. LABOR UNIONS. EMPLOYERS. FOREIGN ENTITIES. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Amends the Political Reform Act. Requires private employers and labor organizations to obtain permission annually using a prescribed form before withholding pay or using union dues or fees for campaign contributions. Prohibits state/local officials and candidates, and private employers from affecting the conditions of employment of any person based on the making of campaign contributions, or refusal to make contributions. Employers prohibited from increasing wages intending that any portion be used to make campaign contributions. Prohibits contributions to state and local candidates by residents, governments or entities of foreign countries. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Would result in unknown costs to the state resulting from enforcement of its provisions. However, enforcement costs will probably not be major.
Mark W. Bucher James M. Righeimer Frank L. Ury California Foundation For Campaign Reform, 777 S Figueroa Street, Suite 3700, Los Angeles, California 90017 (213) 624-6200
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Campaign Contributions. Labor Unions. Employers. Foreign Entities. California Initiative 740 (1997).