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A.G. File No. 2019-006 September 4
Pretrial release and bail.
This measure amends the State Constitution to provide individual the ability to be released from county jail on bail prior to trial. It also specifies that the Legislature can establish a new pre-arraignment release process, provided that it is consistent with the other provisions of this measure (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2019-005 August 22
General obligation bonds for various natural resources-related programs and projects.
This measure provides $7.9 billion in general obligation bonds for various natural resources-related programs and projects intended to respond to the potential effects of climate change.
A.G. File No. 2019-004 August 22
Property tax assessment.
This measure amends the State Constitution to expand the special rules for eligible homeowners and eliminate the inherited property exclusion.
A.G. File No. 2019-003 August 22
Property tax assessment.
The measure amends the State Constitution to make various changes to the special rules for eligible homeowners and inherited properties, as well as the rules for taxation of properties held by legal entities.
A.G. File No. 2019-002 July 22
Spousal support.
This measure prohibits the state’s trial courts from ordering spousal support payments in contested cases as part of divorce or legal separation proceedings for more than five years.
A.G. File No. 2019-001 June 10
Rent control.
This measure narrows the limits on local rent control laws in Costa-Hawkins and requires that rent control laws allow landlords a fair rate of return.
A.G. File No. 2018-011 December 24
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. 2018-010 November 14
Transportation and high-speed rail.
This measure shifts existing state funds and responsibilities to local transportation programs, shifts existing state funds to provide funding for state administration of vehicle and traffic programs, and terminates the state’s high-speed rail project.
A.G. File No. 2018-008 September 24
Felony sentencing.
This measure amends state law to shift the responsibility for incarcerating and supervising lower-level offenders and parolees from the counties to the state.
A.G. File No. 2018-007 September 24
Data collection and reporting requirements for law enforcement agencies.
This measure amends state law to eliminate the existing requirement that certain law enforcement agencies, collect and report officer stop-related data annually to the Department of Justice.
A.G. File No. 2018-006 September 24
Property tax assessment.
This measure amends the State Constitution to make various changes to special tax assessment rules for certain homeowners and inherited properties, as well as the rules for taxation of properties held by legal entities (Amdt. #1).
A.G. File No. 2018-004 August 21
Statewide Tax on sugar-sweetened drinks.
This measure creates a new two-cent-per-ounce statewide excise tax on sugar-sweetened drinks starting July 1, 2021 (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2018-003 August 1
Proposed constitutional initiative related to gaming activities.
This measure makes various constitutional changes related to gaming activities in the state (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2018-002 June 7
Proposed statutory initiative related to immigration.
This measure (1) requires law enforcement to cooperate with federal immigration officials, (2) eliminates existing state requirements that limit the ability of employers to cooperate with federal immigration officials, (3) requires proof of legal status for the issuance of driver’s licenses and identification cards, and (4) requires California voters provide proof of citizenship before voting (Amendment #1).
A.G. File No. 2018-001 April 5
Proposes vote on California becoming an independent country.
This measure amends state statute to call for a statewide special election on May 4, 2021.