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A.G. File No. 2015-096 December 9
Death penalty.
This measure amends state law in an attempt to speed up the judicial review of death penalty cases. Specifically, it (1) shifts initial jurisdiction for habeas corpus petitions, (2) imposes time frames and limitations on direct appeal and habeas corpus proceedings, (3) changes the process for the appointment of counsel in direct appeals and habeas corpus petition proceedings, and (4) makes various other changes.
A.G. File No. 2015-095 December 10
General obligation bonds for water programs and projects. (Amendment No. 1).
This measure provides $6 billion in general obligation bonds for various water-related programs and projects. The state would repay these bonds, with interest, using the state’s General Fund.
A.G. File No. 2015-094 December 10
General obligation bonds for water programs and projects. (Amendment No. 1).
This measure provides $6 billion in general obligation bonds for various water-related programs and projects. The state would repay these bonds, with interest, using the state’s General Fund.
A.G. File No. 2015-093 December 10
General obligation bonds for water programs and projects. (Amendment No. 1).
This measure provides $6 billion in general obligation bonds for various water-related programs and projects. The state would repay these bonds, with interest, using the state’s General Fund.
A.G. File No. 2015-092 December 10
General obligation bonds for water programs and projects. (Amendment No. 1).
This measure provides $6 billion in general obligation bonds for various water-related programs and projects. The state would repay these bonds, with interest, using the state’s General Fund.
A.G. File No. 2015-091 December 10
General obligation bonds for water programs and projects. (Amendment No. 1).
This measure provides $4.9 billion in general obligation bonds for various water-related programs and projects. The state would repay these bonds, with interest, using the state’s General Fund.
A.G. File No. 2015-090 December 10
General obligation bonds for water programs and projects. (Amendment No. 1).
This measure provides $4.9 billion in general obligation bonds for various water-related programs and projects. The state would repay these bonds, with interest, using the state’s General Fund.
A.G. File No. 2015-089 December 10
General obligation bonds for water programs and projects. (Amendment No. 1).
This measure provides $4.9 billion in general obligation bonds for various water-related programs and projects. The state would repay these bonds, with interest, using the state’s General Fund.
A.G. File No. 2015-088 December 10
General obligation bonds for water programs and projects. (Amendment No. 1).
This measure provides $4.9 billion in general obligation bonds for various water-related programs and projects. The state would repay these bonds, with interest, using the state’s General Fund.
A.G. File No. 2015-087 December 7
The cultivation, possession, and sale of marijuana.
This measure changes state law to legalize the possession, cultivation, and sale of marijuana. Despite these changes to state law, activities related to the use of marijuana would continue to be prohibited under federal law.
A.G. File No. 2015-086 December 7
The cultivation, possession, and sale of marijuana. (Amendment #1)
This measure changes state law to legalize the possession, cultivation, and sale of marijuana. Despite these changes to state law, activities related to the use of marijuana would continue to be prohibited under federal law.
A.G. File No. 2015-085 December 7
The cultivation, use, possession, and sale of marijuana. Amendment #1
This measure changes state law to legalize the possession, cultivation, and sale of marijuana. Despite these changes to state law, activities related to the use of marijuana would continue to be prohibited under federal law.
A.G. File No. 2015-084 December 2
Felony sentencing (Amendment #1).
This measure makes several changes to the state’s existing three strikes law. For example, the measure excludes certain crimes from the three strikes law and allows the resentencing of certain second and third strikers.
A.G. File No. 2015-083 December 1
Legislative rules and responsibilities (Amendment No. 1).
This measure makes changes to legislative rules and responsibilities.
A.G. File No. 2015-082 November 30
Sports markets. (Amendment No. 2)
This measure amends the state constitution to provide that “any California resident, 18 years or older, has the right to trade on responsible, carefully regulated, non-gambling, and socially beneficial sports markets.”