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A.G. File No. 2021-029 November 29
Civil lawsuits.
This measure establishes a new pre-lawsuit notification process and imposes a limit on attorney contingency fee agreements in tort and statutory consumer protection lawsuits (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-028 November 23
The extraction and recovery of oil and gas, as well as fossil fuel consumption.
This measure phases out the extraction of oil and gas in California by 2045, as well as prohibits the use of fossil fuels starting in 2050.
A.G. File No. 2021-027 November 23
California labor law violations.
This measure makes various changes to the way California labor law violations are settled (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-026 November 22
State and local government tax rules.
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. 2021-025 November 18
The rights of individuals to make “fully free and informed” health decisions.
This measure makes various changes to the State Constitution and state law regarding individuals’ health decisions (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-024 November 17
Initiative process.
The measure would amend the Constitution and statute so that the work currently performed by the Attorney General at the circulating and ballot phases of the initiative process would, instead, be performed by the Legislative Analyst. (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-023 November 12
Housing affordability and property taxes.
This measure makes various changes to homeowners’ and renters’ taxes.
A.G. File No. 2021-022 November 5
Taxing very high-income taxpayers and dedicating revenues to pandemic prevention.
This measure authorizes a new tax on very high-income taxpayers and dedicates the revenues to the development of infectious disease testing technology for the purpose of detecting and preventing pandemics.
A.G. File No. 2021-021 November 4
Voting in California.
This measure would establish new identification requirements for voters.
A.G. File No. 2021-020 November 3
California Public Utilities Commission and wildfires.
This measure amends the California Constitution to require the Legislature, within one year of passage of the measure, to pass new laws to reallocate or reassign California Public Utilities Commission functions and authorities to other state agencies. The measure also establishes a new state fund to assist victims of wildfires with their housing, food, and other basic needs.
A.G. File No. 2021-019 October 28
Child custody and juvenile dependency.
This measure authorizes individuals to seek jury trials in child custody hearings and juvenile dependency jurisdictional hearings.
A.G. File No. 2021-018 October 20
Emergency shutdown orders.
This measure amends the California Constitution in various ways related to certain types of emergency orders that restrict activities, which the measure defines as “shutdown orders.”
A.G. File No. 2021-017 October 20
Online sports wagering.
This measure authorizes online sports wagering in California outside of Indian lands and includes various provisions related to the regulation of such gaming (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-016 October 15
Local land use.
This measure would amend the California Constitution to specify that actions by a charter city or county related to zoning, development, or land use would be a local affair and prevail over conflicting state laws.
A.G. File No. 2021-015 October 15
Property tax assessment.
This measure amends the State Constitution to expand the special rules for inherited property and offset local government revenue losses from other recent property tax changes (Amendment #1).