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APPROPRIATIONS. BUDGET BILL. MAJORITY VOTE. FORFEITURE OF GOVERNOR'S AND LEGISLATORS' SALARIES DUE TO LATE BUDGET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Authorizes adoption of budget bill by majority vote of Legislature. Requires Governor and Members of Legislature to forfeit salaries and payments for travel and living expenses if budget bill is not enacted by June 30th of any year, until the date the budget bill is enacted. Requires Controller to report total amount forfeited. Requires amount forfeited by Legislators to be included within the Legislature's total aggregate expenses for the fiscal year. Applies to budget bills beginning with 1999-2000 fiscal year. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: The initiative could result in significant, though unknown, budgetary effects. It also would result in unknown savings, depending on the extent to which annual budget bills are enacted following the start of the fiscal year.
Thomas L. Reese, 1901 Third Avenue, Oakland, California 94606 (510) 834-9880
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Appropriations. Budget Bill. Majority Vote. Forfeiture Of Governor'S And Legislators' Salaries Due To Late Budget. California Initiative 765 (1997).