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ACA-3 Involuntary servitude.(2021-2022)

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Revised  August 26, 2021


Assembly Constitutional Amendment
No. 3

Introduced by Assembly Member Kamlager
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Kalra, Wicks, and Lorena Gonzalez)
(Coauthors: Senators Bradford, Portantino, and Skinner)

December 18, 2020

A resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Section 6 of Article I thereof, relating to involuntary servitude.


ACA 3, as introduced, Kamlager. Involuntary servitude.
The California Constitution prohibits involuntary servitude except as punishment to a crime.
This measure would remove that exception.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Legislature of the State of California at its 2021–22 Regular Session commencing on the seventh day of December 2020, two-thirds of the membership of each house concurring, hereby proposes to the people of the State of California, that the Constitution of the State be amended as follows:

 That Section 6 of Article I thereof is amended to read:

SEC. 6.
 Slavery is prohibited. Involuntary servitude is prohibited except to punish crime. and involuntary servitude are prohibited.


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