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

Requirement for legislators to certify that they understand legislation and have not accepted a bribe or engaged in illegal vote swapping. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.[3]

Summary

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.[3]

Fiscal impact

Probably no net increase in state costs.[3]

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References

  1. California Secretary of State, List of 2009 initiatives, accessed February 2014
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  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.