On May 24, the California Senate Appropriations Committee passed SB 213. This is the bill to remove residency requirements for petitioners. The Committee amended the bill. The original bill said that out-of-state circulators must file a document with the Secretary of State, consenting to accept legal jurisdiction of California courts, in case the circulator is charged with any crime in connection with petitioning. But the Committee amended the bill to delete the need for such a document, because the paperwork would theoretically have required the expenditure state funds of approximately $100,000 per year.
Therefore, under the amended bill, out-of-state circulators can work in California without filing any special paperwork.