EMINENT DOMAIN. LIMITS ON GOVERNMENT ACQUISITION OF OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENCE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Bars state and local governments from using eminent domain to acquire an owner-occupied residence, as defined, for conveyance to a private person or business entity. Creates exceptions for public work or improvement, public health and safety protection, and crime prevention. Summary of Legislative Analyst’s Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact: No significant fiscal impact on state or local governments.
Popular Vote Results
Initiative CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
KEN WILLIS, President, League of California Homeowners; NAN BRASMER, President, California Alliance for Retired Americans; JANIS R. HIROHAMA, President, League of Women Voters of California
JON COUPAL, President, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, Protect Prop. 13 Committee; DOUG MOSEBAR, President, California Farm Bureau; STEVE L. CAUGHRAN, 2007 California Small Business Owner of the Year, National Federation of Independent Business
Rebuttal Against Author
JANIS R. HIROHAMA, President, League of Women Voters of California; RICHARD WORD, President, California Police Chiefs Association; KEN WILLIS, President, League of California Homeowners
EMINENT DOMAIN. LIMITS ON GOVERNMENT ACQUISITION OF OWNER-OCCUPIED RESIDENCE California Proposition 99 (2008).