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
"California Recycling and Plastic Pollution Reduction Act of 2020"
Proponent(s):
Michael J. Sangiacomo, Caryl Hart , Linda Escalante
Submitted for Title and Summary on November 4, 2019
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Comments accepted through 12-04-2019

"California Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative 2020 v 4.3"
Proponent(s):
Ryan Munevar
Submitted for Title and Summary on November 4, 2019
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Comments accepted through 12-04-2019

"Protect App-Based Drivers and Services Act"
Proponent(s):
Davis White, Brian McGuigan, Keith Yandell
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 29, 2019
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Comments accepted through 12-02-2019

"Protect the Lives of Dialysis Patients Act"
Proponent(s):
Sarah Steck, Elliott Petty
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 24, 2019
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Comments accepted through 11-25-2019

"California Compassionate Intervention Act"
Proponent(s):
Mike Gatto
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 15, 2019
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Comments accepted through 11-14-2019

"Full and Fair Funding: The Public School Progress, Prosperity, and Accountability Act of 2020"
Proponent(s):
Dennis Meyers
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 14, 2019

Comment period for 19-0023 ended on 11-13-2019

"The California Stem Cell Research, Treatments, and Cures Initiative of 2020"
Proponent(s):
Robert N. Klein
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 10, 2019

Comment period for 19-0022 ended on 11-12-2019

"The California Privacy Rights Act of 2020"
Proponent(s):
Alastair Mactaggart
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 9, 2019

Comment period for 19-0021A1 ended on 11-08-2019

"Organic California 2050"
Proponent(s):
Robert H. Cannard
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 7, 2019

Comment period for 19-0020 ended on 11-06-2019

"Fairness for Injured Patients Act to Adjust California's Maximum Compensation Cap of $250,000 Set by Politicians in 1975 on Wrongful Death and Quality of Life Damages That Has Never Been Updated"
Proponent(s):
Scott Olsen, Nelson A. Moreno, Bree Lynn Moreno
Submitted for Title and Summary on September 26, 2019

Comment period for 19-0018A1 ended on 10-28-2019

"Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative 2020"
Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Ryan Munevar
Submitted for Title and Summary on September 20, 2019

Comment period for 19-0016 ended on 10-21-2019

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

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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

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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

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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