COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL PERFORMANCE. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. • Transfers authority to remove or discipline judges from California Supreme Court to Commission on Judicial Performance. • Provides for public disciplinary proceedings against judges and former judges and specifies the circumstances warranting their removal, retirement, suspension, admonishment, or censure. • Increases non-judicial citizen membership on the Commission. • Specifies authority of Commission to discipline former judges. • Provides immunities to persons employed by or making statements to the Commission. • Specifies review processes for Commission determinations and requires the Supreme Court to issue Code of Judicial Ethics. Summary of Legislative Analyst's Estimate of Net State and Local Fiscal Impact: • Not likely to have a significant fiscal impact on the state.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 4759874; A: 63.9; N: 2692377; B: 36.1
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
WILLIE L. BROWN, JR., Speaker, California State Assembly; ALFRED E. ALQUIST, California State Senator; MARC POCHE, Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal --
QUENTIN L. KOPP, State Senator (I-San Francisco/San Mateo); JUDGE JOSEPH A. WAPNER, Retired Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court --
Commission on Judicial Performance. California Proposition 190 (1994).