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Chaptered Jan. 7, 2010
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Location: Governor Governor
Jan. 7, 2010
Enrolled. To Governor at 9:30 a.m.
 Version: Chaptered
Jan. 6, 2010
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 27
Noes: 7
Abstain: 0
Jan. 6, 2010
Senate concurs in Assembly amendments. (Ayes 27. Noes 7. Page 42.) To enrollment.
 Vote: Sen Education
Ayes: 6
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 9
Noes: 2
Abstain: 2
 Version: Enrolled
Jan. 5, 2010
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 45
Noes: 17
Abstain: 16
Jan. 5, 2010
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 45. Noes 17. Page 65.) To Senate.
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 12
Noes: 4
Abstain: 1
 Vote: Asm Education
Ayes: 11
Noes: 2
Abstain: 4
 Version: Amended Assembly
Jan. 4, 2010
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time. Amended. Re-referred to Com. on ED.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Dec. 9, 2009
 Vote: Asm Education
Ayes: 15
Noes: 0
Abstain: 2
 Vote: Asm Education
Ayes: 6
Noes: 5
Abstain: 6
Dec. 8, 2009
Dec. 3, 2009
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time. Amended. Re-referred to Com. on ED.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Dec. 2, 2009
In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
Nov. 4, 2009
Nov. 3, 2009
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 21
Noes: 12
Abstain: 7
Nov. 3, 2009
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 21. Noes 12. Page 23.) To Assembly.
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 7
Noes: 3
Abstain: 3
 Version: Amended Senate
Nov. 2, 2009
From committee: Do pass, but first be re-referred to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 0. Page 18.) Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Vote: Sen Education
Ayes: 5
Noes: 0
Abstain: 4
Nov. 1, 2009
Oct. 29, 2009
(Corrected November 3.)
 Version: Amended Senate
Sept. 9, 2009
Re-referred to Com. on ED.
Aug. 27, 2009
Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS.
 Version: Introduced
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L.A. Daily News - Editorials, Nov. 20, 2015
Direct democracy has been a big part of California politics for more than a century. Sometimes so big that statewide initiatives take up most of an election ballot.Thats likely to be true a year from now. November 2016 will feature races for president, U.S. Senate, the House, the state Legislature, county and local offices. But the bulk of the California ballot booklet will be perhaps dozens of ...

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Sacramento Bee - Opinion, July 25, 2015
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Sacramento Bee, April 27, 2015
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Sacramento Bee, March 17, 2015
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Sacramento Bee, Feb. 8, 2015
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San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 11, 2015
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Fox & Hounds Daily, Dec. 16, 2014
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