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Initiatives - Inactive Measures

Withdrawn or Failed proposals in 2009.

Initiative Title

ELIMINATES STATE COMMISSION ON REDISTRICTING. CONSOLIDATES AUTHORITY FOR REDISTRICTING WITH ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on February 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Daniel Lowenstein
Rejected by Voters on February 5, 2010


PROHIBITS VOTING BY THOSE WHO DO NOT PROVIDE GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION. ADDS ADDITIONAL ABSENTEE VOTING REQUIREMENTS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on February 17, 2010

Proponent(s): George Runner, Charles H. Bell, Robert Ming
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on September 2, 2010


SUSPENDS AIR POLLUTION CONTROL LAWS REQUIRING MAJOR POLLUTERS TO REPORT AND REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS THAT CAUSE GLOBAL WARMING UNTIL UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS BELOW SPECIFIED LEVEL FOR FULL YEAR.
Title and Summary Issued on February 17, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on September 2, 2010


SUSPENDS AIR POLLUTION CONTROL LAWS REQUIRING MAJOR POLLUTERS TO REPORT AND REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS THAT CAUSE GLOBAL WARMING UNTIL UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS BELOW SPECIFIED LEVEL FOR FULL YEAR.
Title and Summary Issued on February 17, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Rejected by Voters on February 17, 2010


EXPANDS TYPES OF CRIMINAL CONDUCT THAT CONSTITUTE HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND INCREASES CRIMINAL PENALTIES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on February 1, 2010

Proponent(s): Daphne Phung
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on August 3, 2010


"California Taxpayer Protection Act of 2010." [V-5.]
Proponent(s): Ted Hilton
Withdrawn on February 11, 2010


IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR VOTERS TO APPROVE LEGISLATURE’S TWO-THIRDS VOTE ON STATE TAXES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on February 17, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on September 2, 2010


INCREASES LEGISLATIVE VOTE REQUIREMENT TO TWO-THIRDS FOR STATE LEVIES AND CHARGES. IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR VOTERS TO APPROVE LOCAL LEVIES AND CHARGES WITH LIMITED EXCEPTIONS.
Title and Summary Issued on February 17, 2010

Proponent(s): Allan Zaremberg
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on September 2, 2010


ALLOWS GREATER PERCENTAGE OF STATE LOTTERY REVENUE TO BE USED FOR PRIZES AND REQUIRES SMALLER PERCENTAGE TO BE USED FOR EXPENSES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on February 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Matthew J. Geyer
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on August 3, 2010


CHANGES STATE BUDGET PROCESS IN SEVERAL WAYS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on February 1, 2010

Proponent(s): James C. Harrison, Margaret R. Prinzing
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on August 3, 2010


IMPOSES ADDITIONAL TAX ON CIGARETTES FOR CANCER RESEARCH. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on February 1, 2010

Proponent(s): N. Eugene Hill
Rejected by Voters on June 5, 2012


IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LEGISLATURE TO APPROVE CERTAIN STATE FEES AND TAXES AND FOR VOTERS TO APPROVE CERTAIN LOCAL TAXES AND FEES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on February 1, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on August 3, 2010


IMPOSES WEALTH TAX. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on February 1, 2010

Proponent(s): Paul McCauley
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on August 3, 2010


SUSPENDS AIR POLLUTION CONTROL LAWS REQUIRING MAJOR POLLUTERS TO REPORT AND REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS THAT CAUSE GLOBAL WARMING UNTIL UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS BELOW SPECIFIED LEVEL FOR FULL YEAR.
Title and Summary Issued on February 3, 2010

Proponent(s): Tom McClintock, Dan Logue, Ted Costa
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on August 3, 2010


INCREASES LEGISLATIVE VOTE REQUIREMENT TO TWO-THIRDS FOR STATE LEVIES AND CHARGES. IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR VOTERS TO APPROVE LOCAL LEVIES AND CHARGES WITH LIMITED EXCEPTIONS. INITIATIVE C
Title and Summary Issued on January 22, 2010

Proponent(s): Allan Zaremberg
Adopted by Voters on January 22, 2010


IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTERS TO APPROVE LEGISLATURE’S TWO-THIRDS VOTE ON STATE TAXES AND TO APPROVE LOCAL LEVIES AND CHARGES WITH LIMITED EXCEPTIONS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
Title and Summary Issued on January 22, 2010

Proponent(s): Josiah Keane
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


CHANGES METHODS OF CALCULATING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AND STATE SPENDING LIMIT. ELIMINATES CONSTITUTIONAL GUARANTEE OF STATE FUNDING OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 26, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 12, 2010


CHANGES METHOD OF CALCULATING STATE SPENDING LIMIT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 26, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 12, 2010


IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTERS TO APPROVE LEGISLATURE’S TWO-THIRDS VOTE ON STATE TAXES AND TO APPROVE CERTAIN LOCAL TAXES AND FEES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 22, 2010

Proponent(s): Jon Coupal
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


IMPOSES POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION AND EXPENDITURE RESTRICTIONS ON CORPORATIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 15, 2010

Proponent(s): Lance H. Olson
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


IMPOSES POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION AND EXPENDITURE RESTRICTIONS ON CORPORATIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 15, 2010

Proponent(s): Lance H. Olson
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


“California Against Slavery Act to Strengthen Human Trafficking Law.” (Amdt. #1-S.)
Proponent(s): Daphne Phung
Withdrawn on January 8, 2010


ESTABLISHES PRIVATE-SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FOSTER CHILDREN. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 15, 2010

Proponent(s): William Oberndorf
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


PROHIBITS STATE FROM TAXING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS TO OBTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MEDI-CAL UNLESS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


PROHIBITS STATE FROM TAXING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS TO OBTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MEDI-CAL UNLESS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


PROHIBITS STATE FROM TAXING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS TO OBTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MEDI-CAL UNLESS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


PROHIBITS STATE FROM TAXING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS TO OBTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MEDI-CAL UNLESS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


LIMITS PENSION PAYMENTS THAT NEW PUBLIC EMPLOYEES MAY RECEIVE UPON RETIREMENT. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 14, 2010

Proponent(s): John Romano
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


PROHIBITS STATE FROM TAXING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS TO OBTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MEDI-CAL UNLESS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Charles H. Bell, Jr.
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


PROVIDES ADDITIONAL SCHOOL FUNDING BY INCREASING COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TAXES. INCREASES HOMEOWNERS’ TAX EXEMPTION. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 7, 2010

Proponent(s): Robin B. Johansen, Karen Getman
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


REQUIRES ASSESSMENT OF MOST COMMERCIAL PROPERTY AT LEAST ONCE EVERY THREE YEARS AND INCREASES HOMEOWNERS’ TAX EXEMPTION. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Robin B. Johansen, Karen Getman
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


REDUCES PUBLIC PENSION AND RETIREMENT HEALTH-CARE BENEFITS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 14, 2010

Proponent(s): Marcia Fritz
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


REDUCES PUBLIC PENSION AND RETIREMENT HEALTH-CARE BENEFITS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 14, 2010

Proponent(s): Marcia Fritz
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


PROHIBITS STATE FROM TAXING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS TO OBTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MEDI-CAL UNLESS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Charles H. Bell, Jr.
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


PROHIBITS STATE FROM TAXING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS TO OBTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR MEDI-CAL UNLESS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 5, 2010

Proponent(s): Thomas W. Hiltachk
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


ESTABLISHES $18 ANNUAL VEHICLE LICENSE SURCHARGE TO HELP FUND STATE PARKS AND WILDLIFE PROGRAMS AND GRANTS FREE ADMISSION TO ALL STATE PARKS TO SURCHARGED VEHICLES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 29, 2009

Proponent(s): Joseph L. Caves
Rejected by Voters on December 29, 2009


CHANGES LAW TO PROHIBIT STATE IN FISCAL EMERGENCIES FROM USING LOCAL-GOVERNMENT AND TRANSPORTATION FUNDS FOR OTHER PURPOSES. ALLOWS LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX INCREASES BY MAJORITY VOTE FOR COUNTYWIDE S
Title and Summary Issued on January 13, 2010

Proponent(s): Robin B. Johansen, James C. Harrison
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


CHANGES STATE BUDGET PROCESS IN SEVERAL WAYS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 8, 2010

Proponent(s): Robin B. Johansen & James C. Harrison
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 2, 2010


PROHIBITS LEGISLATORS FROM VOTING ON LEGISLATION THAT FINANCIALLY AFFECTS CONTRIBUTORS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 22, 2009

Proponent(s): Michael Levin
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


CHANGES VOTER APPROVAL REQUIREMENT FOR LOCAL EDUCATION SPECIAL TAXES TO 55% FROM TWO-THIRDS SO LONG AS ACCOUNTABILITY REQUIREMENTS MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 29, 2009

Proponent(s): Connell Lindh, Donald S. Gibson, John M. Hartenstein, Mark Anthony Olbert, John Bradford Senden
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


CALLS A LIMITED CONVENTION TO PROPOSE CHANGES TO STATE CONSTITUTION. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 22, 2009

Proponent(s): Jim Wunderman
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


ALLOWS VOTERS TO PLACE QUESTION OF CALLING A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION ON THE BALLOT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 22, 2009

Proponent(s): Jim Wunderman
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


IMPOSES ADDITIONAL TAX ON CIGARETTES FOR CANCER RESEARCH. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 17, 2009

Proponent(s): N. Eugene Hill
Title and Summary Issued on July 1, 2010


PROHIBITS THE STATE FROM TAKING FUNDS USED FOR TRANSPORTATION OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROJECTS AND SERVICES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 16, 2009

Proponent(s): Joshua Shaw, Christopher K. McKenzie, and James N. Earp
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


PROHIBITS THE STATE FROM TAKING FUNDS USED FOR TRANSPORTATION OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROJECTS AND SERVICES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 16, 2009

Proponent(s): Joshua Shaw, Christopher K. McKenzie, and James N. Earp
Adopted by Voters on December 16, 2009


REQUIRES PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BEFORE TERMINATING PREGNANCY OF FEMALE UNDER 18. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 9, 2009

Proponent(s): John Smith
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 21, 2010


REQUIRES PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BEFORE TERMINATING PREGNANCY OF FEMALE UNDER 18. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 9, 2009

Proponent(s): John Smith
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 21, 2010


REQUIRES WAITING PERIOD AND PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BEFORE TERMINATING PREGNANCY OF FEMALE UNDER 18. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 9, 2009

Proponent(s): John Smith
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 21, 2010


PROHIBITS VOTING BY THOSE WHO FAIL TO PROVIDE GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION. ADDS ADDITIONAL ABSENTEE VOTING REQUIREMENTS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 7, 2009

Proponent(s): George Runner, Charles Bell, Robert Ming
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 21, 2010


REPEALS RECENT LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ALLOW BUSINESSES TO CARRY BACK LOSSES, SHARE TAX CREDITS, AND USE A SALES-BASED INCOME CALCULATION TO LOWER TAXABLE INCOME. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 9, 2009

Proponent(s): Robin B. Johansen, Karen Getman
Rejected by Voters on December 9, 2009


CHANGES LEGISLATIVE VOTE REQUIREMENT TO PASS A BUDGET FROM TWO-THIRDS TO A SIMPLE MAJORITY. RETAINS TWO-THIRDS VOTE REQUIREMENT FOR TAXES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 9, 2009

Proponent(s): James C. Harrison, Thomas A. Willis
Adopted by Voters on December 9, 2009


DENIAL OF PUBLIC BENEFITS FOR PERSONS WHO CANNOT VERIFY LAWFUL PRESENCE. ELIMINATES BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN CHILDREN IN CalWORKS PROGRAM. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 4, 2009

Proponent(s): Ted Hilton, Bill Siler, Tony Dolz & Bill Morrow
Withdrawn on February 12, 2010


IMPOSES POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC EMPLOYEE LABOR ORGANIZATIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 4, 2009

Proponent(s): Mark W. Bucher, Dawn M. Wildman, Allan R. Mansoor, Lawrence D. Sand, Mark J. Meckler
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 17, 2010


MAKES ILLEGAL THE USE OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTIONS FOR POLITICAL ACTIVITIES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 4, 2009

Proponent(s): Mark W. Bucher, Dawn M. Wildman, Allan R. Mansoor, Lawrence D. Sand, Mark J. Meckler
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 17, 2010


REQUIRES WAITING PERIOD AND PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BEFORE TERMINATING PREGNANCY OF FEMALE UNDER 18. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 9, 2009

Proponent(s): John Smith
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 21, 2010


CHANGES VOTER APPROVAL REQUIREMENT FOR LOCAL BONDS AND TAXES TO 55% FROM TWO-THIRDS SO LONG AS ACCOUNTABILITY REQUIREMENTS MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 4, 2009

Proponent(s): James C. Harrison, Margaret R. Prinzing
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 17, 2010


CHANGES CALIFORNIA’S INCOME AND PROPERTY TAX LAWS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 16, 2009

Proponent(s): Frank D. Walker
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on July 1, 2010


LIMITS ON INSURANCE COMPANY PRACTICES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on November 30, 2009

Proponent(s): Douglas Heller
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 13, 2010


CRIMINALIZES FALSE STATEMENTS ABOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTS, ELECTIONS, OR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 30, 2009

Proponent(s): Glen C. Simmons
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 13, 2010


LIMITS ON LEGISLATORS’ TERMS IN OFFICE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 23, 2009

Proponent(s): Lance H. Olson
Adopted by Voters on November 23, 2009


PROHIBITS PUBLIC SCHOOLS FROM ESTABLISHING EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 24, 2009

Proponent(s): Lee Olson
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 13, 2010


PROHIBITS PUBLIC FUNDING OF SCHOOLS THROUGH TAXES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 24, 2009

Proponent(s): Lee Olson
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 13, 2010


ELIMINATES STATE INCOME AND PROPERTY TAXES FOR ALL RESIDENTS 55 YEARS AND OLDER. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 24, 2009

Proponent(s): Lee Olson
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 13, 2010


CHANGES CALIFORNIA LAW TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA AND RELEASE NON-VIOLENT MARIJUANA OFFENDERS FROM JAIL. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued

Proponent(s): Charles Jacobs
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 30, 2010


CHANGES CONSTITUTIONAL DEFINITION OF A PERSON TO INCLUDE FERTILIZED HUMAN EGGS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 30, 2009

Proponent(s): Walter B. Hoye III, Jason Jones, Lila Rose, Leo Severino
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 13, 2010


REINSTATES RIGHT OF SAME-SEX COUPLES TO MARRY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 13, 2009

Proponent(s): John Henning, et. al
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 30, 2010


REINSTATES RIGHT OF SAME-SEX COUPLES TO MARRY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 13, 2009

Proponent(s): John Henning, et. al
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 30, 2010


REINSTATES RIGHT OF SAME-SEX COUPLES TO MARRY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 13, 2009

Proponent(s): John Henning, et. al
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 30, 2010


REINSTATES RIGHT OF SAME-SEX COUPLES TO MARRY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 13, 2009

Proponent(s): John Henning, et. al
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 30, 2010


CHANGES LAWS GOVERNING BALLOT MEASURES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 30, 2009

Proponent(s): Aaron Starr
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on May 13, 2010


CHANGES LEGISLATIVE VOTE REQUIREMENT TO PASS A BUDGET OR RAISE TAXES FROM TWO-THIRDS TO A SIMPLE MAJORITY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 13, 2009

Proponent(s): George Lakoff
Withdrawn on April 7, 2010


REINSTATES RIGHT OF SAME-SEX COUPLES TO MARRY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 13, 2009

Proponent(s): John Henning, et. al
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 30, 2010


"California Taxpayer Protection Act." [V-3]
Proponent(s): Ted Hilton & Tony Dolz
Withdrawn on November 10, 2009


"California Cancer Research Act."
Proponent(s): N. Eugene Hill
Withdrawn on October 15, 2009


CREATES SPECIAL CONSTITUTIONAL RULE FOR SPEECH BASED ON THE BIBLE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 18, 2009

Proponent(s): Allan Esses
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 30, 2010


CREATES SPECIAL CONSTITUTIONAL RULE FOR SPEECH BASED ON THE BIBLE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 18, 2009

Proponent(s): Allan Esses
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 30, 2010


REDUCES LEGISLATIVE SESSION AND PAY BY 50%. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued

Proponent(s): Gabriella Holt
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 15, 2010


REQUIRES PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO OFFER CHRISTMAS MUSIC. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued

Proponent(s): Merry S. Hyatt & David J. Hyatt
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 13, 2010


LIMITS ON CERTAIN INSURANCE PRACTICES AND COSTS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued

Proponent(s): Douglas Heller
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 15, 2010


ALLOWS AUTO INSURANCE COMPANIES TO BASE THEIR PRICES IN PART ON A DRIVER’S HISTORY OF INSURANCE COVERAGE. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 27, 2009

Proponent(s): Christina L. Wilson
Rejected by Voters on October 27, 2009


REDISTRICTING OF CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued

Proponent(s): Charles T. Munger, Jr.
Adopted by Voters on October 23, 2009


ELIMINATES THE LAW ALLOWING MARRIED COUPLES TO DIVORCE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on October 23, 2009

Proponent(s): John Marcotte
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on April 7, 2010


CHANGES CALIFORNIA LAW TO LEGALIZE, REGULATE, AND TAX MARIJUANA. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 21, 2009

Proponent(s): John Donohue
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on March 3, 2010


CHANGES CALIFORNIA LAW TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA AND ALLOW IT TO BE REGULATED AND TAXED. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 21, 2009

Proponent(s): Richard Sieb Lee, Jeffrey Wayne Jones
Rejected by Voters on September 21, 2009


WEALTH TAX. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 15, 2009

Proponent(s): Paul McCauley
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on March 3, 2010


CHANGES CALIFORNIA LAW TO LEGALIZE, REGULATE, AND TAX MARIJUANA. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 8, 2009

Proponent(s): Joe Rogoway, Omar Figueroa & James J. Clark
Withdrawn on February 4, 2010


ALLOWS INSURANCE COMPANIES TO INCREASE OR DECREASE THE COST OF AUTO INSURANCE BASED ON A DRIVER’S COVERAGE HISTORY. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on August 13, 2009

Proponent(s): Christina L. Wilson
Title and Summary Issued on August 13, 2009


REPEALS RECENT LEGISLATION THAT WOULD ALLOW BUSINESSES TO CARRY BACK LOSSES, SHARE TAX CREDITS, AND USE A SALES-BASED INCOME CALCULATION. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 11, 2009

Proponent(s): Lenny Goldberg
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on March 3, 2010


CALLS A CONVENTION TO DRAFT NEW STATE CONSTITUTION. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on August 14, 2009

Proponent(s): Paul Talcott Currier
Title and Summary Issued on August 14, 2009


CHANGES CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW VOTERS TO CALL A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION WITH AN INITIATIVE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on August 14, 2009

Proponent(s): Paul Talcott Currier
Title and Summary Issued on August 14, 2009


"The Continuous Coverage Auto Insurance Discount Act."
Proponent(s): Christina L. Wilson
Withdrawn on July 15, 2009


CHANGES THE VOTE REQUIREMENT TO PASS A BUDGET OR RAISE TAXES FROM TWO-THIRDS TO THREE-FIFTHS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on July 30, 2009

Proponent(s): Robert Denham
Title and Summary Issued on July 30, 2009


NEW TWO-THIRDS VOTE REQUIREMENT FOR LOCAL PUBLIC ELECTRICITY PROVIDERS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on July 23, 2009

Proponent(s): Robert Lee Pence
Rejected by Voters on July 23, 2009


MANDATORY DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING FOR MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on July 13, 2009

Proponent(s): Dorothy Cummings & Gary Ellis
Title and Summary Issued on July 13, 2009


PART-TIME LEGISLATURE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued

Proponent(s): Gabriella Holt
Title and Summary Issued on July 10, 2009


REQUIREMENT FOR LEGISLATORS TO CERTIFY THAT THEY UNDERSTAND LEGISLATION AND HAVE NOT ACCEPTED A BRIBE OR ENGAGED IN ILLEGAL VOTE SWAPPING. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued

Proponent(s): Jerrol LeBaron
Title and Summary Issued on July 15, 2009


REINSTATES RIGHT OF SAME-SEX COUPLES TO MARRY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on June 22, 2009

Proponent(s): Charles Lowe
Title and Summary Issued on June 22, 2009


DENIAL OF PUBLIC BENEFITS FOR PERSONS WHO CANNOT VERIFY LAWFUL PRESENCE. DENIAL OF STANDARD BIRTH CERTIFICATE FOR CHILDREN OF UNDOCUMENTED PARENTS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on June 23, 2009

Proponent(s): Ted Hilton, Bill Morrow, Bill Siler, Tony Dolz
Title and Summary Issued on June 23, 2009


TAX ON EMPLOYERS WHO COLLECT LIFE-INSURANCE BENEFITS UPON THE DEATH OF FORMER EMPLOYEES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on June 16, 2009

Proponent(s): Gregory Charles Smith
Title and Summary Issued on June 16, 2009


LIMITS ON VOTING. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on June 16, 2009

Proponent(s): George Runner & Charles Bell
Title and Summary Issued on June 16, 2009


LIMITS ON VOTING. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on June 16, 2009

Proponent(s): George Runner & Charles Bell
Title and Summary Issued on June 16, 2009


TAX ON PENSION DISTRIBUTIONS AND HEALTH CARE BENEFITS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on May 18, 2009

Proponent(s): Paul McCauley
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on October 28, 2009


LIMITS ON VOTING. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on April 9, 2009

Proponent(s): George Runner
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on September 21, 2009


DENIAL OF PUBLIC BENEFITS FOR PERSONS WHO CANNOT VERIFY LAWFUL
Title and Summary Issued on April 9, 2009

Proponent(s): Ted Hilton, Tony Dolz, & Bill Morrow
Withdrawn on June 25, 2009


SUBSTITUTES DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP FOR MARRIAGE IN CALIFORNIA LAW. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on March 9, 2009

Proponent(s): Kaelan Housewright & Ali Shams
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on September 4, 2009


REINSTATES RIGHT OF SAME-SEX COUPLES TO MARRY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. (Amdt. #1-S.)
Title and Summary Issued on March 19, 2009

Proponent(s): Charles Lowe
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on September 4, 2009


STATE BUDGET. PENALTIES FOR GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE IF BUDGET DEADLINES NOT MET. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on February 25, 2009

Proponent(s): Bradley Philip Morisoli
Failed to Qualify for Ballot on August 7, 2009

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