STATE OFFICIALS, ETHICS, SALARIES. OPEN MEETINGS. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Prohibits legislators, statewide elected officers from accepting honoraria, or accepting compensation for representing another before a state board or agency. Directs Legislature to enact laws applicable to legislators, statewide elected officers, implementing honoraria and compensation prohibitions, limiting acceptance of gifts, strengthening conflict laws, prohibiting receipt of income from lobbying firms, and prohibiting lobbying for compensation within 12 months after leaving office. Repeals current provisions setting salaries, benefits of legislators, elected statewide officials; establishes seven-member Commission, appointed by Governor, to annually establish salaries benefits. Mandates open meetings of Legislature, with specified exceptions. Summary of Legislative Analyst’s estimate of net state and local government fiscal impact: Unknown costs to state General Fund, depending on levels of salaries, benefits established by Citizens Compensation Commission. Relatively minor costs to state for support of Commission and enforcing provisions of this measure.
Legislative Vote Results
Final Vote Cast by the Legislature on SCA 32 (Proposition 112) Assembly -- Ayes, 68; Noes, 7 -- Senate -- Ayes, 33; Noes, 3
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2994561; A: 62.46; N: 1799517; B: 37.54
Senate Constitutional Amendment
John Phillips, State Chair, California Common Cause; Kirk West, President, California Chamber of Commerce; Carole Wagner Vallianos, President, League of Women Voters of California
Diane E. Watson, State Senator, 28th District; Richard L. Mountjoy, Member of the Assembly, 42nd District; Phillip D. Wyman, Member of the Assembly, 34th District
Rebuttal Against Author
John Phillips, State Chair, California Common Cause; Carole Wagner Villianos, President, League of Women Voters of California
State Officials, Ethics, Salaries. Open Meetings. California Proposition 112 (1990).