California Amendment Initiatives
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The following initiative measures to amend the California Constitution were
developed for the 2001 election or primary. Proponents are requested. Residents
of other states might consider how these provisions might be adapted to their
own state constitutions. For the convenience of proponents, we have provided
zipped WordPerfect versions of the files.
- Civil Rights
Amendments To avoid abuses in the execution of warrants, eliminate civil
forfeiture in excess of fines, replace the State Bar with a Legal Practice
Commission, to forbid delegation of authority to foreign government officials,
to require fully informed trial juries, and make grand juries more independent
and open to the public.
- Cover letter for Legal Reform
Amendments Model for how to submit the initiative.
Further information on the subjects of the initiatives