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Proposition 30

Official Title: Referendum Petition to Overturn the "Fair Insurance Responsibility Act."
Referendum Statute






Official election results are available from the Secretary of State's web site.

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Who Signed the Ballot Arguments
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Official Summary: "Yes" vote approves, "No" vote rejects legislation restoring right to sue another person's insurer for unfair claims settlement practices following judgement or award against other person; barring lawsuit if insurer agrees to arbitrate original claim against insured party. Fiscal impact: increase in state insurance gross premiums tax revenue, potentially several millions of dollars each year. Unkown net impact on state court costs.

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Consumers Fight Back


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Vote No on 30 and 31

Contact Information


  Consumers and Their Attorneys, Yes on Prop 30


  (916) 491-4691


  Consumers Against Fraud and Higher Insurance Costs
591 Redwood Highway, Building 4000
Mill Valley, CA 94941
    (800) 952-0530

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments


  Senator Martha Escutia
Kay McVay, RN, President, California Nurses Association
Lois Wellington, President, Congress of California Seniors




  Rebecca M. Bearden, Chairperson, California Public Policy Committee
Larry McCarthy, President, California Tax Payers Association
Shirely Knight, Deputy State Director, National Federation of Independent Business

For More Information, CVF Recommends...

  Secretary of State's Vote 2000
Text of the Measure
Official Pro/Con Arguments
Analysis by the Legislative Analyst

  Easy Reading Voter Guide

  The League of Women Voters Pro/Con Analysis

  The California Journal

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star image This page first published February 11, 2000 -- last updated March 8, 2000 star image