Proposition 112, passed by voters in June 1990, established the Commission to set the salaries and medical, dental, insurance and other similar benefits of Members of the Legislature and the State's other elected officials. (To read this file, you’ll need Adobe Reader – get a free download.)
Proposition 1F, passed by voters in May 2009, prevents the Commission from increasing elected officials' salaries during budget deficit years. (To read this file, you’ll need Adobe Reader – get a free download.)
The Commission has seven members, appointed by the Governor for six-year terms.
The Commission is required to meet by June 30 of each year to decide what changes to make, if any, the following December. Actions of the Commission are effective on a December-to-December basis.