LIMITS ON LEGISLATORS’ TERMS IN OFFICE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Reduces the total amount of time a person may serve in the state legislature from 14 years to 12 years. Allows a person to serve a total of 12 years either in the Assembly, the Senate, or a combination of both. Provides a transition period to allow current members to serve a total of 12 consecutive years in the house in which they are currently serving, regardless of any prior service in another house. SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE ANALYST'S ESTIMATE OF NET STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FISCAL IMPACT: This measure would have no direct fiscal effect on state or local governments.
Popular Vote Results
Initiative CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
BETTY JO TOCCOLI, President, California Small Business Association; RICHARD RIORDAN, Former California Education Secretary; SUSAN SMARTT, Executive Director, California League of Conservation Voters
LEWIS K. UHLER, President, National Tax Limitation Committee; JULIE VANDERMOST, President, California Women's Leadership Association; TIMOTHY J. ESCOBAR, Vice-President, U.S. Term Limits
Rebuttal Against Author
LIANE M. RANDOLPH, Former Chairman, California Fair Political Practices Commission; RICK MATTOS, President, California Association of Highway Patrolmen; ELIZABETH M. PERRY, Public Policy Director, Older Women's League of California
PROPOSITION 93 LIMITS ON LEGISLATORS' TERMS IN OFFICE. California Proposition 93 (2008).