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A.G. File No. 2021-044 February 9
Domestic ferrets.
This measure recognizes ferrets as domestic animals.
A.G. File No. 2021-043 January 24
Minimum wage.
This measure would increase the state minimum wage over several years until it reaches $18 per hour. It then would adjust the minimum wage for inflation every year (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-042 January 19
Taxpayer protection and government accountability.
This measure amends the State Constitution to change the rules for how the state and local governments can impose taxes, fees, and other charges (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-041 January 12
Theft crimes.
This measure increases penalties for certain repeat theft crimes and creates sentence enhancements for felonies involving high dollar amounts of theft or damage (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-040 January 3
Affordable housing bonds.
This measure allows (1) affordable housing bond measures to be approved by a majority (rather than two-thirds) of the voters in local elections and (2) property taxes to exceed the current 1 percent limit in order to repay those bonds.
A.G. File No. 2021-039 December 27
Tribal gaming.
This measure authorizes Indian tribes to offer roulette and games played with dice, as well as online and in-person sports wagering (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-038 December 27
Raising taxes on certain corporations to fund zero-emission vehicle programs and wildfire-related activities.
This measure increases taxes on corporations earning more than $20 Million and allocates additional revenue to support zero-emission vehicle programs and wildfire-related activities (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-037 December 27
Raising the personal income taxes for certain households to fund zero-emission vehicle programs and wildfire-related activities.
This measure increases income taxes for high-income taxpayers and allocates additional revenue to support zero-emission vehicle programs and wildfire-related activities (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-036 December 21
Funding for arts and music education in schools.
This measure establishes a formula to provide annual state funding for arts and music education in schools (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-035 December 14
Felony sentencing.
This measure reduces punishment for people who have certain prior felony convictions. (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-034 November 29
Funding for various brownfield-related activities.
This measure authorizes a $2.7 billion general obligation bond for various state departments to address brownfields.
A.G. File No. 2021-033 November 29
Students’ right to a high-quality public education.
This measure amends the California Constitution to establish the right to a high-quality public education (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-032 November 29
Housing affordability and property taxes.
This measure makes various changes to homeowners’ and renters’ taxes (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-031 November 29
Attorney compensation in certain civil lawsuits.
This measure limits the compensation attorneys can collect through contingency fee agreements in tort lawsuits that are filed in court. (Version 2).
A.G. File No. 2021-030 November 29
Attorney compensation in certain civil lawsuits.
This measure limits the compensation attorneys can collect through contingency fee agreements in tort and statutory consumer protection lawsuits that are filed in court (Amendment #1) (Version 1).