Bill Text: CA ACA3 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Involuntary servitude.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-11 - Read first time. [ACA3 Detail]

Download: California-2021-ACA3-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Constitutional Amendment
No. 3


Introduced by Assembly Member Kamlager

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.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


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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