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California "Corporations Are Not People" Initiative (2012)

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A California "Corporations Are Not People" Initiative (#12-0003) was approved for circulation in California as a contender for the November 6, 2012 ballot.

Its sponsors, however, did not submit any signatures to election officials by the deadline.

If the initiative had qualified for the ballot and been approved by the state's voters, it would have:

Text of measure

See also: Ballot titles, summaries and fiscal statements for California's 2012 ballot propositions

Ballot title:

Corporations. Eliminates State Constitutional Protections. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Official summary:

"Declares that corporations are not persons, thereby eliminating corporations' state constitutional protections. States that only human beings are valid and recognized people in California."

Fiscal impact estimate:

"Probably no significant fiscal effect on state or local government."

Path to the ballot

See also: California signature requirements

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