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
"Right to a Jury Trial for Child Dependency and Child Custody Determinations. Initiative Statute."
Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Wylmina Hettinga, Stephen D. Konnoff
Submitted for Title and Summary on December 30, 2019

Comment period for 19-0033 ended on 01-29-2020

REPLACES ALL MEMBERS OF CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD AND REALLOCATES ITS FUNDING IF CERTAIN AIR QUALITY STANDARDS ARE NOT MET. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on February 10, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Adolfo Ramos
PROHIBITS SALE OR REGISTRATION OF GAS-ONLY AND DIESEL-ONLY PASSENGER VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRUCKS MANUFACTURED AFTER 2020. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 29, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
John Hankey
AUTHORIZES STATE REGULATION OF KIDNEY DIALYSIS CLINICS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 21, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Thomas W. Hiltachk
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
DECRIMINALIZES PSILOCYBIN MUSHROOMS. AUTHORIZES DISMISSAL OF PRIOR PSILOCYBIN-RELATED CONVICTIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 8, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Ryan Munevar
CHANGES EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION RULES FOR APP-BASED TRANSPORTATION AND DELIVERY DRIVERS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 2, 2020

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Davis White, Brian McGuigan, Keith Yandell
AUTHORIZES STATE REGULATION OF KIDNEY DIALYSIS CLINICS. ESTABLISHES MINIMUM STAFFING AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 30, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Sarah Steck, Elliott Petty
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
AUTHORIZES BONDS TO CONTINUE FUNDING STEM CELL AND OTHER MEDICAL RESEARCH. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 17, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Robert N. Klein
AMENDS CONSUMER PRIVACY LAWS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 17, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Alastair Mactaggart
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 ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE GATHERING FOR INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM, AND RECALL PETITIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 23, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Michael Liddell
INCREASES FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES BY CHANGING TAX ASSESSMENT OF COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on October 17, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Anthony Thigpenn, Benjamin McBride , Carol Moon Goldberg
REQUIRES MONETARY BAIL. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on September 19, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Thomas W. Hiltachk
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. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on September 6, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Alexander Creel
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
LIMITS DURATION OF SPOUSAL SUPPORT AFTER DIVORCE OR LEGAL SEPARATION TO NO MORE THAN FIVE YEARS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on August 6, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Steve Clark
EXPANDS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS’ AUTHORITY TO ENACT RENT CONTROL ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on June 25, 2019

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Michael Weinstein, Cynthia Davis, Jesse Brooks, Rene Christian Moya, Susan Hunter
REFERENDUM TO OVERTURN A 2018 LAW THAT REPLACED MONEY BAIL SYSTEM WITH A SYSTEM BASED ON PUBLIC SAFETY RISK.
Title and Summary Issued on September 10, 2018

Proponent(s):
Thomas W. Hiltachk
RESTRICTS PAROLE FOR NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS. AUTHORIZES FELONY SENTENCES FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES CURRENTLY TREATED ONLY AS MISDEMEANORS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on January 4, 2018

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Nina Salarno Besselman