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
"The California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act of 2018"
Proponent(s):
Helen Hutchison, Anthony Thigpenn, Benjamin McBride
Submitted for Title and Summary on December 15, 2017
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Comments accepted through 01-16-2018

"Jury Trial Initiative Statute. Family Rights. Parents to Retain Legal Rights to Minors. Minors to be Discharged From Unwarranted Familial Government Interference"
Proponent(s):
Stephen Konnoff, Jaime Lewis, Wylmina Hettinga, Pete Villasenor, Joseph Thomas, Fernando Cook-Morales, Sabrina Hall, Richard Preciado, Martha Ayon, Briana Ramos, Leah Ahn, Omar Martinez, Cheri Elendon, Daniel Martinez Ramirez, Trevor Thomas, John Betts, Diana Costo-Dragges, Rebekah Jaggars, Christine Coggins
Submitted for Title and Summary on December 15, 2017
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Comments accepted through 01-16-2018

"Elections: Materially Increases Number of Candidates and Thereby the Potential for Political Diversity in the General Election"
Proponent(s):
Richard Ginnaty
Submitted for Title and Summary on December 11, 2017
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Comments accepted through 01-10-2018

“California Clean Environment Initiative”
Proponent(s):
Cheriel Jensen
Submitted for Title and Summary on December 4, 2017
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Comments accepted through 01-03-2018

"Taxpayer Protection Act of 2018, Version 2"
Proponent(s):
Robert Lapsley
Submitted for Title and Summary on November 22, 2017
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Comments accepted through 12-22-2017

"Taxpayer Protection Act of 2018, Version 1"
Proponent(s):
Robert Lapsley
Submitted for Title and Summary on November 22, 2017
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Comments accepted through 12-22-2017

"Healthy Homes and Schools Act of 2018"
Proponent(s):
Randy Perry
Submitted for Title and Summary on November 22, 2017
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Comments accepted through 12-22-2017

"Accountability in Managed Health Insurance Act"
Proponent(s):
Mylka Rodriguez, Michael Borges
Submitted for Title and Summary on November 16, 2017
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Comments accepted through 12-18-2017

"California Care Act"
Proponent(s):
Benjamen Tracey, Michael Borges
Submitted for Title and Summary on November 14, 2017

Comment period for 17-0047 ended on 12-14-2017

“The People’s Fair Sentencing and Public Safety Act of 2018”
Proponent(s):
Thomas Loversky, Victoria Johnson
Submitted for Title and Summary on November 13, 2017

Comment period for 17-0046 ended on 12-13-2017

"Children's Hospital Bond Act of 2018"
Proponent(s):
Ann-Louise Kuhns
Submitted for Title and Summary on November 9, 2017

Comment period for 17-0045 ended on 12-11-2017

"Reducing Crime and Keeping California Safe Act of 2018"
Proponent(s):
Nina Salarno Besselman
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 31, 2017

Comment period for 17-0044 ended on 11-30-2017

“Emergency Ambulance Employee Safety and Preparedness Act”
Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Sean Henschel
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 25, 2017

Comment period for 17-0043 ended on 11-27-2017

"Prevention of Cruelty to Farm Animals Act"
Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Debra Murdock
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 25, 2017

Comment period for 17-0042 ended on 11-27-2017

"Affordable Housing Act"
Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Michael Weinstein, Elena Popp, Christina Livingston
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 23, 2017

Comment period for 17-0041 ended on 11-22-2017

REFERENDUM TO OVERTURN LAW DEFINING STATE AND LOCAL LAW-ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES’ PARTICIPATION IN SPECIFIED IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on October 27, 2017

Proponent(s):
Marco Gutierrez
"The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, Version 2"
Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Mary Ross, Alastair Mactaggart
Submitted for Title and Summary on October 12, 2017

Comment period for 17-0039 ended on 11-13-2017

INCREASES STUDENT AID FUNDING AT CALIFORNIA PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES BY ENACTING A DEDICATED TAX ON SOME ESTATES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 15, 2017

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Lavanya Chekuru, Lolita Roibal
LIMITS WORKERS’ AUTHORITY TO RECOVER PENALTIES FROM OFFENDING EMPLOYERS FOR STATE LABOR-LAW VIOLATIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 13, 2017

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Sean McNally
LIMITS WORKERS’ AUTHORITY TO RECOVER PENALTIES FROM OFFENDING EMPLOYERS FOR STATE LABOR-LAW VIOLATIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 13, 2017

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Sean McNally
ELIMINATES WORKERS’ AUTHORITY TO RECOVER PENALTIES FROM OFFENDING EMPLOYERS FOR STATE LABOR-LAW VIOLATIONS. LIMITS PENALTIES FOR LABOR-LAW VIOLATIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on December 13, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Sean McNally
REQUIRES THAT PROCEEDS OF BONDS OR TAXES APPROVED BY THE VOTERS BE SPENT ON THE SPECIFIC PROJECTS OR USES APPROVED BY THE VOTERS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on December 4, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Michael Warda
ELIMINATES RECENTLY ENACTED ROAD REPAIR AND TRANSPORTATION FUNDING BY REPEALING REVENUES DEDICATED FOR THOSE PURPOSES. REQUIRES ANY MEASURE TO ENACT CERTAIN VEHICLE FUEL TAXES AND VEHICLE FEES BE SUBMITTED TO AND APPROVED BY THE ELECTORATE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 20, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Thomas Hiltachk
ESTABLISHES A TAX CREDIT FOR HOMEOWNERS AND A SUPPLEMENTAL TAX CREDIT FOR RENTERS IN CALIFORNIA. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on November 17, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Jon Coupal
AMENDS VARIOUS STATE LAWS CONCERNING TAXES, FEES, DEBT, CREDIT, CHILD SUPPORT, AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on November 16, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Walter Glass
PROHIBITS GOVERNMENT FROM ENFORCING EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS AND MAKES PARENTS AND GUARDIANS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR CHILDREN’S EDUCATION. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 9, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Lee Olson
EXEMPTS CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS 55 YEARS OLD OR OLDER FROM STATE OR LOCAL INCOME AND PROPERTY TAXES AND PROPERTY FEES. EXEMPTS CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS FROM ANY STATE ESTATE TAX. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 9, 2017

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Lee Olson
EXEMPTS RESIDENTS WHO HAVE NO DEPENDENT ENROLLED IN PUBLIC EDUCATION FROM TAXES, FEES, AND OTHER CHARGES FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 9, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Lee Olson
ESTABLISHES NEW CONSUMER PRIVACY RIGHTS; EXPANDS LIABILITY FOR CONSUMER DATA BREACHES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on November 7, 2017

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Mary Ross, Alastair Mactaggart
ESTABLISHES NEW STANDARDS FOR CONFINEMENT OF CERTAIN FARM ANIMALS; BANS SALE OF CERTAIN NON-COMPLYING PRODUCTS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on November 2, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Cheri Shankar
CREATION OF NEW UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ONLINE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on November 1, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Boyd Roberts
DECRIMINALIZATION OF PSILOCYBIN. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 31, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Kevin Saunders, Dimitric Merchant
ELIMINATES RESTRICTIONS ON VOTING BY FELONS IN PRISON OR ON PAROLE. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 27, 2017

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Taina Vargas-Edmond
DEFINES LEGAL STANDARD FOR CLAIM OF SELF-DEFENSE IN CERTAIN CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS OF LAW-ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. REQUIRES JURY TRIAL FOR SPECIFIED CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS OF LAWENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on October 27, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Nadia Turner, Masheika Allen
SETS MINIMUM COMPENSATION FOR SOME PUBLIC-SCHOOL TEACHERS EQUAL TO THAT OF STATE LEGISLATORS. SALES TAX INCREASE. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 26, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Marc Litchman
REPEALS CURRENT PRIMARY ELECTION SYSTEM IN STATE AND CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on October 25, 2017

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Thomas Palzer
ESTABLISHES A FUND FOR HEALTHCARE IN CALIFORNIA EXEMPT FROM REVENUE RESTRICTIONS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on October 24, 2017

Fiscal Impact Estimate Report

Proponent(s):
Dale Fountain
DIVISION OF CALIFORNIA INTO THREE STATES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 24, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Timothy Draper
DIRECTS CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE TO REQUEST THAT CONGRESS CALL A FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 23, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Clare Hedin
CHANGES THE RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR ATTORNEYS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 20, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Michael Vartanian
AUTHORIZES STATE REGULATION OF KIDNEY DIALYSIS CLINICS. ESTABLISHES MINIMUM STAFFING REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITS CHARGES FOR PATIENT CARE. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 13, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Edward Howard, Benjamen Tracey
AUTHORIZES STATE REGULATION OF KIDNEY DIALYSIS CLINICS. LIMITS CHARGES FOR PATIENT CARE. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on October 13, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Edward Howard, Benjamen Tracey
CHANGES REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY OWNERS TO TRANSFER THEIR PROPERTY TAX BASE TO REPLACEMENT PROPERTY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 25, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Alexander Creel
CHANGES REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY OWNERS TO TRANSFER THEIR PROPERTY TAX BASE TO REPLACEMENT PROPERTY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 25, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Alexander Creel
CHANGES REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY OWNERS TO TRANSFER THEIR PROPERTY TAX BASE TO REPLACEMENT PROPERTY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 25, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Alexander Creel
AUTHORIZES BONDS TO FUND PROJECTS FOR WATER SUPPLY AND QUALITY, WATERSHED, FISH, WILDLIFE, WATER CONVEYANCE, AND GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY AND STORAGE. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 20, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Gerald Meral
MAKES INDIVIDUALS WHO COMMITTED A SECOND STRIKE OFFENSE BEFORE AGE 23 ELIGIBLE FOR AN EARLIER PAROLE HEARING. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 15, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Amy Davis
CRIMINALIZES ABORTION AS FIRST-DEGREE MURDER AND EXPANDS DEFINITION OF ABORTION TO INCLUDE CERTAIN FORMS OF BIRTH CONTROL, SOME MEDICAL RESEARCH, AND MANY IN VITRO FERTILIZATION PROCEDURES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on September 6, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Daniel Ehinger
AUTHORIZES BONDS TO FUND PROJECTS FOR DRINKING WATER AND WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS, TO REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL VULNERABILITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE, AND FOR STATE AND LOCAL PARKS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on September 6, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Joseph Caves
PAROLE CONSIDERATION FOR ELDERLY PRISON INMATES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on August 3, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Charles Funaro
CALIFORNIA AUTONOMY FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on July 25, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Stephen Gonzales, David Marin, Cindy Sheehan, Shankar Singam, Timothy Vollmer
ELIMINATES RECENTLY ENACTED ROAD REPAIR AND TRANSPORTATION FUNDING BY REPEALING REVENUES DEDICATED FOR THOSE PURPOSES. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
Title and Summary Issued on July 10, 2017

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Proponent(s):
Travis Allen
INCREASES SIZE OF LEGISLATURE AND CHANGES LEGISLATIVE PROCESS. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Title and Summary Issued on April 28, 2017

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Proponent(s):
John Cox