Debra Bowen, Secretary of State
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2013
CONTACT: Shannan Velayas, (916) 653-6575
Electricity. Initiative Statute.
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced that the proponent of a
new initiative may begin collecting petition signatures for his measure.
The Attorney General prepares the legal title and summary that is required to appear on initiative
petitions. When the official language is complete, the Attorney General forwards it to the
proponent and to the Secretary of State, and the initiative may be circulated for signatures. The
Secretary of State then provides calendar deadlines to the proponent and to county elections
officials. The Attorney General’s official title and summary for the measure is as follows: Continue reading