Initiatives - Active Measures

You can download a document by selecting the proposed initiative's tracking number. Submitted proposed initiatives may appear below with an unofficial title submitted by the proponent(s) or developed by the Attorney General's Initiative Coordinator. These unofficial titles are for identification purposes only.

Please note that proposed initiatives are posted as submitted by the proponent(s). The initiative proponent(s) may submit a proposed title and summary. Such titles and summaries are not official and will likely differ from the official title and ultimately prepared by the Attorney General. The Attorney General makes no comment on the accuracy of any statements made in the proposed initiatives.

You can comment on a proposed initiative by selecting the “submit comment” button located next to the proposed initiative. Please note that the comment period applies only to initiatives and will conclude after 30 days.

The Attorney General issues an official title and summary for every proposed initiative submitted in compliance with procedural requirements. To view an official title and summary, select the title and summary link.

Active Measures

Initiative Title
Prohibits Slavery and Involuntary Servitude
Proponent(s):
Kelsey Wehsels
Submitted for Title and Summary on April 20, 2021
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Comments accepted through 05-20-2021

"Sustainable, Healthy Earth Act"
Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Dale McClure
Submitted for Title and Summary on March 1, 2021

Comment period for 21-0002 A1 ended on 04-01-2021

ALLOWS FOR JURY TRIALS IN CHILD-CUSTODY AND DEPENDENT-CHILD DETERMINATIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on April 1, 2021

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Wylmina Hettinga , Stephen D. Konnoff
LIMITS STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS’ AUTHORITY TO RESPOND TO PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on November 19, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Steve Clark
REFERENDUM CHALLENGING A 2020 LAW PROHIBITING RETAIL SALE OF CERTAIN FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
Title and Summary Issued on September 10, 2020

Proponent(s):
Aaron Agenbroad, Jamie Rojas, Beilal Mohamad-Ali Chatila
ALLOWS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO OVERRIDE STATE LAND-USE AND ZONING LAWS. REQUIRES STATE FUNDING FOR COUNTY HIGHWAYS, HOUSING, AND COURTS. CHANGES WHERE SOME INMATES ARE HOUSED. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AND STATUTORY AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on September 30, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Arnold Ruiz, Richard L. Hendrickson
REQUIRES VOTE ON WHETHER CALIFORNIA SHOULD BECOME A SEPARATE COUNTRY. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 9, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Marcus Ruiz Evans
ALLOWS FOR JURY TRIALS IN CHILD-CUSTODY AND DEPENDENT-CHILD DETERMINATIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on March 4, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Wylmina Hettinga, Stephen D. Konnoff
AUTHORIZES NEW TYPES OF GAMBLING. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AND STATUTORY AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on January 21, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Edwin "Thorpe" Romero, Jeff L. Grubbe, Anthony Roberts , Mark Macarro
REQUIRES STATE REGULATIONS TO REDUCE PLASTIC WASTE, TAX PRODUCERS OF SINGLE-USE PLASTICS, AND FUND RECYCLING AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 8, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Michael J. Sangiacomo, Caryl Hart , Linda Escalante
REQUIRES ARREST FOR SPECIFIED OFFENSES AND, IF CONVICTED, DETENTION OR INTERVENTION PROGRAMS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 19, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Mike Gatto
REQUIRES ENACTMENT OF MEASURES TO REDUCE THE USE OF NON-ORGANIC FUNGICIDES, HERBICIDES, INSECTICIDES, AND FUMIGANTS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 11, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Robert H. Cannard
ADJUSTS LIMITATIONS IN MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CASES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 2, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Scott Olsen, Nelson A. Moreno, Bree Lynn Moreno
DECRIMINALIZES PSILOCYBIN MUSHROOMS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on November 27, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Ryan Munevar
REFERENDUM CHALLENGING 2019 LAW REGARDING STATE OVERSIGHT OF MEDICAL EXEMPTIONS TO SCHOOL VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS.
Title and Summary Issued on September 23, 2019

Proponent(s):
Tara Thornton, Denise Aguilar, Heidi Munoz Aguilar
REFERENDUM CHALLENGING 2019 LAW INCREASING STATE OVERSIGHT OF MEDICAL EXEMPTIONS TO SCHOOL VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS.
Title and Summary Issued on September 23, 2019

Proponent(s):
Tara Thornton, Denise Aguilar , Heidi Munoz Aguilar
REQUIRES RANKED-CHOICE VOTING SYSTEM FOR FEDERAL AND STATE ELECTIONS. RESTRUCTURES STATE SENATE TO MULTI-MEMBER DISTRICTS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on October 24, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Scott Mathog
REPLACES STATE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY WITH SINGLE-HOUSE LEGISLATURE; INCREASES NUMBER OF LEGISLATORS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on October 23, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Sharon Durst
EXPANDS LEGALIZATION OF CANNABIS AND HEMP. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 23, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Patrick Hiram Moore, Jason Tyler West, Jeanette Perez
EXPANDS LEGALIZATION OF CANNABIS AND HEMP. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 23, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Berton Duzy, Michael Jolson
AUTHORIZES BONDS TO FUND PROJECTS FOR WILDFIRE PREVENTION, SAFE DRINKING WATER, AND PROTECTING WILDLIFE AND LANDS FROM CLIMATE RISKS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 6, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Joseph Caves
CHANGES REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSFERRING PROPERTY TAX BASE TO REPLACEMENT PROPERTY. EXPANDS BUSINESS PROPERTY REASSESSMENT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on September 6, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Alexander Creel