California Honor in Office Act (2010)

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A California Honor in Office Initiative was intended for but did not appear on the 2010 state ballot as an initiated constitutional amendment.

Jerrol LeBaron was the measure's official proponent.[1]

Provisions

The proposed initiative had these provisions:[2]California Attorney General website, Initiative 09-0012 title and summary, accessed February 14, 2014</ref>

  • California's state legislators would be prohibited from voting in support of legislation unless they certified under penalty of perjury that they have read and understood the legislation and executed a statement regarding their duties to the People.
  • Legislators would be prohibited from voting on legislation unless they certified under penalty of perjury that they had not received a bribe or engaged in illegal vote swapping.

Text of measure

The Attorney General issued the following ballot title, summary and statement of estimated fiscal impact for this initiative:[2]

Ballot title

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Requirement for legislators to certify that they understand legislation and have not accepted a bribe or engaged in illegal vote swapping. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Summary

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Prohibits legislators from voting in support of legislation unless they certify under penalty of perjury that they have read and understood the legislation and execute a statement regarding their duties to the People. Prohibits legislators from voting on legislation unless they certify under penalty of perjury that they have not received a bribe or engaged in illegal vote swapping.

Fiscal impact

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Probably no net increase in state costs.

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References

  1. California Secretary of State, List of 2009 initiatives, accessed February 2014
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