California Proposition 158, Office of the California Analyst (1992)
Proposition 158 would have amended Section 7 of Article IV of the California Constitution to:
- Change the name of the office to the Office of the California Analyst and establishes it in the State Constitution.
- Require the office to make recommendations to the Legislature on the annual state budget, the revenues and expenditures of the state, and the organization and structure of state government.
- Conduct its work in a strictly nonpartisan manner.
- Appoint and promote employees on the basis of merit and professional qualifications.
The fiscal estimate provided by the California Legislative Analyst's Office said:
- Potential state costs and savings, depending on actions in annual budget process. Net impact is unknown, but probably not significant.
Path to the ballot
The California State Legislature voted to put Proposition 158 on the ballot with Senate Constitutional Amendment 33 (Statutes of 1992, Resolution Chapter 7).
- November 3, 1992 Official Voter Guide
- Hastings California I&R database
- Los Angeles Law Library, 1992 ballot propositions