California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 630

Introduced by Assembly Member Linder

February 24, 2015

An act to amend Section 25000 of the Government Code, relating to local government.


AB 630, as introduced, Linder. Local government: counties: board of supervisors.

Existing law requires each county to have a board of supervisors consisting of 5 members and requires that no more than 3 members be elected at the same general election.

This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

P1    1


Section 25000 of the Government Code is
2amended to read:



(a) Each county shall have a board of supervisors
4consisting of five members. Not more than three members shall
5be elected at the same general election. If the terms of office of
6more than three members of the board expire at the same time, at
7the first regular meeting after January 1st following their election
8the membersbegin delete soend delete elected shallbegin delete soend delete classify themselves by lot that
9three members shall serve for four years, and two for two years.
10Thereafterbegin insert,end insert the term of office of each member shall be four years.

P2    1(b) Notwithstanding any otherbegin delete provision ofend delete law, the board of
2supervisors of any general law or charter county may adopt or the
3residents of the county may propose, by initiative, a proposal to
4limit or repeal a limit on the number of terms a member of the
5board of supervisors may serve on the board of supervisors. Any
6proposal to limit the number of terms a member of the board of
7supervisors may serve on the board of supervisors shall apply
8prospectively only and shall not become operative unless it is
9submitted to the electors of the county at a regularly scheduled
10election and a majority of the votes cast on the question favor the
11adoption of the proposal.