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AB-1068 Petitions: signature gathering.(2009-2010)

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Enrolled  August 31, 2009
Passed  IN  Senate  August 27, 2009
Passed  IN  Assembly  June 01, 2009

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2009–2010 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1068


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Saldana

February 27, 2009


An act to add Section 9024 to the Elections Code, relating to elections.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1068, Saldana. Petitions: signature gathering.
Existing law specifies requirements for persons circulating petitions and gathering signatures for state and local initiative, referendum, and recall measures to be submitted to the voters.
This bill would prohibit contracts for circulating petitions and gathering signatures for those measures that make payment contingent upon the measure qualifying for the ballot.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 9024 is added to the Elections Code, to read:

9024.
 A contract for circulating a petition or collecting signatures for a proposed state or local initiative, referendum, or recall measure that is to be submitted to the voters is void if it makes payment to any person under the contract contingent upon the measure being qualified for the ballot. This section applies only to a contract entered into after the effective date of this section.