Each panel shall meet to review the measure on five consecutive days for a total of not less than 25 hours unless otherwise provided by commission rule.
Each panel shall conduct public hearings at which the panel shall receive testimony or other information from both proponents and opponents of the measure. Unless otherwise determined by a majority of the panelists, equal time shall be allotted to proponents and opponents of a measure.
The chief petitioners of the measure shall designate two persons to provide information in favor of the measure to the citizen panel. If the chief petitioners fail to timely designate two persons to appear before the panel, the commission may designate two persons who support the measure to provide information in favor of the measure.
The commission shall designate two persons who oppose the measure to provide information in opposition to the measure.
The commission, by rule, may specify additional criteria regarding the public hearings.
The commission shall provide each panel with any complaints regarding the panel not later than the fourth day the panel convenes.