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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).
A.G. File No. 2021-014 October 15
Water supply.
This measure seeks to increase water supply in the state through the implementation of new water projects, to be paid for with 2 percent of existing annual General Fund revenues (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-013 October 14
Chronic dialysis clinics.
This measure adds new state rules concerning chronic dialysis clinics.
A.G. File No. 2021-012 October 13
Voting in California.
This measure gives voters the option to cast ballots over the internet.
A.G. File No. 2021-011 October 13
Funding for students attending private schools.
This measure establishes a program that would provide $13,000 in state funding for each K-12 student attending a participating private school (excluding homeschool). Any funds not used for private school tuition and fees could be saved and used for postsecondary education expenses, up to a limit of $60,000 per student. The program initially would be limited to students from families below certain income thresholds, but would be open to all students by the end of the five-year implementation period (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-010 October 12
Peace officer use of force.
This measure would enact a state law related to use of force training, criminal and civil liability for peace officers, body cameras, and officer misconduct reporting and investigations (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-009 October 1
California gaming activities.
This measure makes various changes to the California Constitution related to the types of gaming activities allowed in the state and the enforcement of state gaming laws (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-008 September 28
Public sector unions and collective bargaining.
This measure would prohibit the state or any of its political subdivisions from establishing a contract with or otherwise collectively bargaining with a public employee organization (Amendment #2).
A.G. File No. 2021-007 September 27
The state's initiative, referendum, and recall processes.
This measure would require the Secretary of State to develop a system that allows voters to view initiative, referendum, and recall petitions on a statewide internet website and do either of the following: (1) electronically sign the petition (with necessary identifying information) via that website or (2) download, print, and sign a petition document in the "portable document format" (known as PDF).
A.G. File No. 2021-006 September 27
Funding for students attending private schools and homeschool.
This measure establishes a program that would provide $14,000 in state funding for each K-12 student attending a participating private school or homeschool. Any funds not used for private school tuition and fees could be saved and used for postsecondary education expenses. The program would begin in 2023-24 (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-005 September 1
Psilocybin legalization.
This measure makes various changes to state law related to psilocybin, including removing certain criminal penalties and requiring regulation of its cultivation and sale.
A.G. File No. 2021-004 June 17
Juvenile dependency proceedings.
This measure proposes various changes to existing state law primarily related to juvenile dependency proceedings (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-003 June 9
Involuntary Servitude
This measure amends the State Constitution to prohibit involuntary servitude as a punishment for crime.
A.G. File No. 2021-002 April 20
Environmental Sustainability Education in Schools (Amendment #1).
This measure requires each teacher and student in a public school to receive 30 hours of education on environmental sustainability and sustainable best practices every two years (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2021-001 March 17
Child Custody and Juvenile Dependency.
This measure authorizes individuals to seek jury trials in child custody hearings and juvenile dependency jurisdictional hearings.