California Article V Convention Initiative (2012)
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A letter requesting a title and summary for the proposed initiative was signed by Christopher A. Brown, and was received by the Attorney General of California's office on March 10, 2011.
Text of measure
Finds California environmental and other public benefit laws have been effectively nullified by the federal government. Directs the California Legislature to request that Congress call a federal constitutional convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution. Requires California's delegate to the convention to be determined by general election after televised public debate.
(This is a summary of the initiative's estimated "fiscal impact on state and local government" prepared by the California Legislative Analyst's Office and the Director of Finance.)
No direct fiscal impact, as any effect would depend on decisions of other states, members of the constitutional convention, and future federal and state elected officials.
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