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					                UPCOMING BALLOT MEASURES (As of 06/24/10)


Propositions that are on the November 2010 Statewide Ballot Measure
Bond Measure
SBx7 2. (Chapter 3, 2009), Cogdill.
Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010
CalChamber Position: Support

Initiative Statute
1377. (09-0024. Amdt. #1S) - Final Random Sample Update - 03/24/10

Changes California Law to Legalize Marijuana and Allow It to Be Regulated and Taxed.
Summary Date: 09/21/09 | Qualified: 03/24/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponents: Richard Seib Lee and Jeffrey Wayne Jones (510) 208-4554


Allows people 21 years old or older to possess, cultivate, or transport marijuana for personal use. Permits local governments to
regulate and tax commercial production and sale of marijuana to people 21 years old or older. Prohibits people from possessing
marijuana on school grounds, using it in public, smoking it while minors are present, or providing it to anyone under 21 years
old. Maintains current prohibitions against driving while impaired.

CalChamber Position: Oppose

1380. (09-0027) - Final Random Sample Update - 05/05/10

Redistricting of Congressional Districts.
Summary Date: 10/23/09 | Qualified: 05/05/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Charles T. Munger, Jr. votersfirstactforcongress@gmail.com


Removes elected representatives from the process of establishing congressional districts and transfers that authority to the
recently-authorized 14-member redistricting commission. Redistricting commission is comprised of five Democrats, five
Republicans, and four voters registered with neither party. Requires that any newly-proposed district lines be approved by nine
commissioners including three Democrats, three Republicans, and three from neither party.

CalChamber Position: Support

1408. (09-0057)
Changes Legislative Vote Requirement to Pass a Budget from Two-Thirds to a Simple Majority. Retains Two-Thirds
Vote Requirement for Taxes. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/09/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/10/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: James C. Harrison and Thomas A. Willis (510) 346-6200

Changes the legislative vote requirement necessary to pass the state budget from two-thirds to a simple majority. Provides that
if the Legislature fails to pass a budget bill by June 15, all members of the Legislature will permanently forfeit any
reimbursement for salary and expenses for every day until the day the Legislature passes a budget bill.

CalChamber Position: Oppose

1412. (09-0058, #1NS)
Repeals Recent Legislation That Would Allow Businesses to Carry Back Losses, Share Tax Credits, and Use a Sales-
Based Income Calculation to Lower Taxable Income. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 12/14/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/13/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971

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Proponents: Robin Johansen and Karen Getman (510) 346-6200

Repeals recent legislation that would allow businesses to shift operating losses to prior tax years and that would extend the
period permitted to shift operating losses to future tax years. Repeals recent legislation that would allow corporations to share
tax credits with affiliated corporations. Repeals recent legislation that would allow multistate businesses to use a sales-based
income calculation, rather than a combination property-, payroll- and sales-based income calculation.

CalChamber Position: Oppose

1414. (09-0063, Amdt.#1NS)
Prohibits the State from Taking Funds Used for Transportation or Local Government Projects and Services. Initiative
Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/16/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/17/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Joshua Shaw, Christopher K. McKenzie, and James N. Earp

Prohibits the State from shifting, taking, borrowing, or restricting the use of tax revenues dedicated by law to fund local
government services, community redevelopment projects, or transportation projects and services. Prohibits the State from
delaying the distribution of tax revenues for these purposes even when the Governor deems it necessary due to a severe state
fiscal hardship.

CalChamber Position: Support

Initiative Statute
1421. (09-0072) - Final Random Sample Update - 06/10/10
Establishes $18 Annual Vehicle License Surcharge to Help Fund State Parks and Wildlife Programs and Grants Free Admission to
All State Parks to Surcharged Vehicles.
Summary Date: 12/29/09 | Qualified: 06/10/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Joseph L. Caves (916) 558-1516

Establishes an $18 annual state vehicle license surcharge and grants free admission to all state parks to surcharged vehicles.
Requires deposit of surcharge revenue in a new trust fund. Requires that trust funds be used solely to operate, maintain and
repair the state park system, and to protect wildlife and natural resources. Exempts commercial vehicles, trailers and trailer
coaches from the surcharge. Requires annual independent audit and review by citizen's oversight committee.

1441. (09-0093) - Random Sample Update - 05/26/10

Increases Legislative Vote Requirement to Two-Thirds for State Levies and Charges. Imposes Additional Requirement
for Voters to Approve Local Levies and Charges with Limited Exceptions. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Summary Date: 01/22/10 | Random Sample Deadline: 06/30/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Allan Zaremberg c/o Steve Lucas (916) 446-6752


Increases legislative vote requirement to two-thirds for state levies and charges, with limited exceptions, and for certain taxes
currently subject to majority vote. Changes Constitution to require voters to approve, either by two-thirds or majority, local
levies and charges with limited exceptions.

CalChamber Position: Support

1451. (09-0107) - Random Sample Update - 06/04/10
Eliminates State Commission on Redistricting. Consolidates Authority for Redistricting with Elected Representatives.
Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Summary Date: 02/05/10 | Random Sample Deadline: 07/16/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Daniel Lowenstein c/o Fredric D. Woocher (310) 576-1233

Eliminates 14-member redistricting commission selected from applicant pool picked by government auditors. Consolidates
authority for establishing state Assembly, Senate, and Board of Equalization district boundaries with elected state
representatives responsible for drawing congressional districts. Reduces budget, and imposes limit on amount Legislature may
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spend, for redistricting. Provides that voters will have the authority to reject district boundary maps approved by the
Legislature. Requires populations of all districts for the same office to be exactly the same.

1454. (09-0104) - Random Sample Update - 05/26/10

Suspends Air Pollution Control Laws Requiring Major Polluters to Report and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
That Cause Global Warming Until Unemployment Drops Below Specified Level for Full Year. Initiative Statute.

Summary Date: 02/07/10 | Random Sample Deadline: 06/25/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757


Suspends State laws requiring reduced greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming, until California's unemployment
rate drops to 5.5 percent or less for four consecutive quarters. Requires State to abandon implementation of comprehensive
greenhouse-gas-reduction program that includes increased renewable energy and cleaner fuel requirements, and mandatory
emission reporting and fee requirements for major polluters such as power plants and oil refineries, until suspension is lifted

Pending Raw Signature Verification

1394. (09-0048, Amdt. #1S)
Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/23/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/22/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Lance H. Olson (916) 442-2952

Reduces the total amount of time a person may serve in the state legislature from 14 years to 12 years. Allows a person to serve
a total of 12 years either in the Assembly, the Senate, or a combination of both. Applies only to legislators first elected after the
measure is passed. Provides that legislators elected before the measure is passed continue to be subject to existing term limits.

Changes Legislative Vote Requirement to Pass a Budget from Two-Thirds to a Simple Majority. Retains Two-Thirds

Initiatives Pending at the Attorney General’s Office as of June 24, 2010

      Attorney General #

      Approximate Due                                            Subject                               Proponent(s)
      Date to
      Secretary of State



                                         "Parental Notification, Child and Teen
       10-0018 - 07/01/10                                                                   John Smith
                                            Safety, and Stop Predators Act"

                                         "2010 California Marriage Protection
       10-0019 - 07/12/10                                                                   John Marcotte
                                                         Act"



Circulating:
1470. (10-0017)
Imposes New Annual Surcharge and New Annual Tax on All Pension Income Over $40,000. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 06/10/10 | Circulation Deadline: 11/08/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Paul McCauley pmcca28169@aol.com


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Imposes on California residents a new annual surcharge (between $5,000 and $50,750) and a new annual tax (between 20%
and 60%) on all pension income, including employer-paid health insurance premiums, in excess of $40,000. May impose a
one-time additional tax on non-California residents whose pension benefits earned in California in a taxable year exceed
$40,000.

1469. (10-0016)
Repeals Environmental Protection Laws and Establishes New Inalienable Rights. Initiative Constitutional Amendment
and Statute.
Summary Date: 05/14/10 | Circulation Deadline: 10/12/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Oscar A. Braun (650) 867-5779

Repeals the California Environmental Quality Act, the California Coastal Act, the California Endangered Species Act, and the
California Global Warming Solutions Act. Establishes new inalienable rights to produce, use, and consume air, carbon dioxide,
water, habitat for humanity and energy generating natural resources. Grants the people of California the right to nullify all
federal powers not delegated to the United States by the federal constitution. Fiscal impact: It is the opinion of the Legislative
Analyst and Director of Finance that the measure likely would result in a substantial net change in state or local finances if
adopted. (10-0016.) (Full Text)

1467. (10-0013)
Provides That Property Owners May Not Be Required to Obtain or Maintain Flood Insurance. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 04/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 09/02/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: John Kertisz

Provides that no law shall require that the owner of any property within the State of California obtain or maintain flood
insurance as to that property. Prohibits any lender from requiring flood insurance as a condition of making a loan on real
property in the State of California.

1466. (10-0012)
Restricts State's Ability to Collect Unpaid Personal Income Tax. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 03/29/10 | Circulation Deadline: 08/26/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Thomas Lomax

Limits Franchise Tax Board's authority to impose liens, seize property, or impose fines or interest to recover unpaid personal
income taxes. Requires Board to accept installment payments that do not exceed the specified threshold. Creates tax deduction
for court-ordered child support, but not parental support that is not court-ordered. Imposes procedural requirements to resolve
disputes between taxpayers and Board. Requires Board to simplify tax rules. Allows taxpayers to request that a court, public
commission, consumer group, or the media determine the appropriateness of the Board's action against the taxpayer.

1465. (10-0009)
Precludes Anyone Other than State Attorney General from Bringing a Lawsuit Challenging Sufficiency of
Environmental Impact Report. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 03/26/10 | Circulation Deadline: 08/23/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Timothy L. Strader, Sr. (949) 622-0420

Changes California law to preclude any person, city, county, or other entity, other than the state Attorney General, from
bringing a lawsuit that alleges that an environmental impact report does not comply with the California Environmental Quality
Act because it fails to identify ways to minimize significant environmental effects, fails to offer alternatives to the proposed
project, or fails to satisfy other legal requirements. Applies retroactively to currently pending actions.

1464. (10-0008)
Precludes Anyone Other than State Attorney General from Bringing a Lawsuit Challenging Sufficiency of
Environmental Impact Report. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 03/26/10 | Circulation Deadline: 08/23/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Timothy L. Strader, Sr. (949) 622-0420

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Changes California law to preclude any person, city, county, or other entity, other than the state Attorney General, from
bringing a lawsuit that alleges that an environmental impact report does not comply with the California Environmental Quality
Act because it fails to identify ways to minimize significant environmental effects, fails to offer alternatives to the proposed
project, or fails to satisfy other legal requirements.

1463. (10-0007)
Transfers Authority for Drawing Congressional Districts from Elected Representatives to State Commission on
Redistricting. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 03/25/10 | Circulation Deadline: 08/23/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Clark Chu reachchu@gmail.com

Removes elected representatives from the process of establishing congressional districts and transfers that authority to the
recently authorized 14-member redistricting commission. Redistricting commission is comprised of five Democrats, five
Republicans, and four voters registered with neither party. Requires that any newly-proposed district lines be approved by nine
commissioners including three Democrats, three Republicans, and three from neither party. Provides that voters will have the
authority to reject district boundary maps approved by the commission.

1462. (10-0006)
Repeals Laws That Require Every Driver to Maintain Automobile Liability Insurance. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 03/25/10 | Circulation Deadline: 08/23/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Prponent: Michael Lee Madsen, Sr. foramericanow@aol.com

Repeals laws that require drivers to maintain automobile liability insurance and to carry proof of that insurance. Maintains
mandatory liability insurance requirements for drivers of commercial vehicles and drivers who have been convicted of certain
vehicular crimes. Repeals laws requiring insurance companies to electronically report vehicle liability insurance information to
DMV. Repeals laws providing for the imposition of fines and suspension of driving privileges for drivers who fail to provide
proof of insurance at an accident.

1461. (10-0005)
Imposes Additional Tax on Alcoholic Beverages. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 03/25/10 | Circulation Deadline: 08/23/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponents: Josie Whitney and Kent M. Whitney kjkwhitney@yahoo.com

Imposes an additional excise tax on alcoholic beverages, increasing the excise tax on each six-pack of beer from 11¢ to $6.08,
on each 750 ml bottle of wine from 4¢ to $5.11, and on each 750 ml bottle of distilled spirits from 65¢ to $17.57. Requires
additional excise tax revenues to be deposited into a special fund appropriated to the Department of Alcohol and Drug
Programs to finance programs to address alcohol-related harms as specified.

1459. (10-0003)
Transfers Duty to Provide Ballot Summaries for Statewide Initiatives to the Legislative Analyst. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 03/15/10 | Circulation Deadline: 08/12/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: David Spady c/o Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Transfers responsibility for providing the summaries for all statewide initiatives on ballots and in ballot pamphlets from the
Attorney General to the Legislative Analyst. Increases the maximum number of words allowed for the summary of an initiative
on the ballot from 100 to 125. Specifies additional criteria that the Legislative Analyst's Office must follow in preparing the
summaries for all initiatives. Requires that a committee review each summary of all initiatives and make recommendations to
the Legislative Analyst regarding the summary.

1458. (10-0002)
Transfers Duty to Provide Ballot Summaries for Statewide Initiatives to the Legislative Analyst. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 03/15/10 | Circulation Deadline: 08/12/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: David Spady c/o Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757



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Transfers responsibility for providing the summaries for all statewide initiatives on ballots and in ballot pamphlets from the
Attorney General to the Legislative Analyst. Increases the maximum number of words allowed for the summary of an initiative
on the ballot from 100 to 125. Specifies additional criteria that the Legislative Analyst’s Office must follow in preparing the
summaries for all initiatives. Requires that a committee review each summary of all initiatives and make recommendations to
the Legislative Analyst regarding the summary.

1457. (10-0001)
Rewrites the Entire State Constitution. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 03/03/10 | Circulation Deadline: 08/02/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: William M. Doyle (650) 464-3600

Makes changes throughout the State Constitution including the following: (1) Reduces legislative approval requirement for
State budget from twothirds to a simple majority; (2) Increases the budget cycle from one to two years; (3) Sets State income
tax rate at 5% plus an additional 1% for incomes over $100,000 and an additional 1.5% for incomes over $1,000,000; (4)
Eliminates State Lottery; (5) Increases voter-approval requirement for initiatives; and (6) Increases the number of terms elected
officials can serve in the Legislature.

1456. (09-0106)
Prohibits Voting by Those Who Do Not Provide Government-Issued Identification. Adds Additional Absentee Voting
Requirements. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 02/07/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/19/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponents: George C. Runner, Jr., Charles H. Bell. Jr., and Robert Ming c/o Bell, McAndrews & Hiltachk, LLP (916) 442-7757

Prohibits citizens from casting a regular ballot at the polls unless they present a government-issued photo-identification card.
Restricts voting by citizens who fail to present government-issued photo-identification to casting provisional ballots.
Invalidates mail-in and provisional ballots unless elections official verifies that last four digits of voter's government-issued
identification number on ballot envelope are consistent with voter's corresponding government records. Establishes that ballots
from absent military personnel are timely if received no later than 15 days after election.

1455. (09-0105)
Suspends Air Pollution Control Laws Requiring Major Polluters to Report and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
That Cause Global Warming Until Unemployment Drops Below Specified Level for Full Year. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 02/07/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/19/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Suspends State laws requiring reduced greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming, until California's unemployment
rate drops to 4.8 percent or less for four consecutive quarters. Requires State to abandon implementation of comprehensive
greenhouse-gas-reduction program that includes increased renewable energy and cleaner fuel requirements, and mandatory
emission reporting and fee requirements for major polluters such as power plants and oil refineries, until suspension is lifted.

1453. (09-0101)
Imposes Additional Requirement for Voters to Approve Legislature's Two-Thirds Vote on State Taxes. Initiative
Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 02/07/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/19/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Imposes new requirement for voters to approve state tax measures following a two-thirds vote by the Legislature. Exempts
short-term emergency taxes from voter-approval requirement. Increases legislative vote requirement to two-thirds for certain
taxes currently subject to majority vote. Prohibits Legislature from imposing taxes, fees and assessments on real property and
real property sales and transfers.

1452. (09-0100)
Increases Legislative Vote Requirement to Two-Thirds for State Levies and Charges. Imposes Additional Requirement
for Voters to Approve Local Levies and Charges with Limited Exceptions. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

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Summary Date: 02/07/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/19/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Allan Zaremberg c/o Steve Lucas (415) 389-6800

Increases legislative vote requirement to two-thirds for state levies and charges, with limited exceptions, currently subject to
majority vote. Changes Constitution to require voters to approve, either by two-thirds or majority, local levies and charges with
limited exceptions.

1450. (09-0099)
Allows Greater Percentage of State Lottery Revenue to be Used for Prizes and Requires smaller Percentage to be Used
for Expenses. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 02/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/05/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Matthew J. Geyer c/o Chip Nielsen (415) 389-6800

Allows more than 50% of state lottery revenue to be paid in prizes. Reduces revenue allocated for operational and
administrative expenses from 16% to 13%. Eliminates requirement that at least 34% of revenue go to public schools, but
requires that revenues be distributed in a way "designed to maximize" the benefit to schools. Requires that this measure
generate more money for schools than existing law, or existing revenue allocation laws will be restored.

1449. (09-0094)
Suspends Air Pollution Control Laws Requiring Major Polluters to Report and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
That Cause Global Warming Until Unemployment Drops Below Specified Level for Full Year. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 02/03/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/05/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponents: Tom McClintock, Dan Logue, Edward "Ted" J. Costa (916) 482-6175

Suspends State laws requiring reduced greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming, until California's unemployment
rate drops to 5.5 percent or less for four consecutive quarters. Requires State to abandon implementation of comprehensive
greenhouse-gas-reduction program that includes increased renewable energy and cleaner fuel requirements, and mandatory
emission reporting and fee requirements for major polluters such as power plants and oil refineries, until suspension is lifted.

1448. (09-0103)
Expands Types of Criminal Conduct that Constitute Human Trafficking and Increases Criminal Penalties. Initiative
Statute.
Summary Date: 02/01/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/01/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Daphne Phung info@CaliforniaAgainstSlavery.org

Expands definition of human trafficking to encompass additional types of criminal conduct, including violating a person's
liberty with intent to distribute obscene material, and taking a victim's travel documents to restrict victim's movement.
Increases criminal penalties for human trafficking, including longer prison sentences of up to 15-years-to- life and larger fines
of up to $500,000 for certain offenses. Requires assets forfeited due to conviction be used for victim services. Prohibits
evidence that victim engaged in sexual conduct from being used against victim.

1447. (09-0096)
Imposes Additional Requirements for Legislature to Approve Certain State Fees and Taxes and for Voter to Approve
Certain Local Taxes and Fees. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 02/01/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/01/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Increases legislative vote requirement to two-thirds for certain fees and taxes currently subject to majority vote. Prohibits
Legislature from imposing taxes, fees and assessments on real property and real property sales and transfers, and certain fines.
Requires voters to approve by two-thirds vote certain additional local taxes, fees and charges.

1446. (09-0095)
Imposes Wealth Tax. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Summary Date: 02/01/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/01/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Paul McCauley pmcca28169@aol.com


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Imposes one-time tax of 55% on certain real and personal property in California exceeding $15 million if single, $20 million if
married. Imposes one-time tax of up to 54.3% on income exceeding $5 million when resident dies or leaves California.
Imposes additional 17.5% tax on total incomes exceeding $150,000 if single, $250,000 if married; 35% if incomes exceed
$350,000 if single, $500,000 if married. Creates tax credits. Requires State to acquire shares of specified corporations for
purposes of influencing environmental practices. May exempt new revenues from education funding requirements.

1445. (09-0098)
Changes State Budget Process in Several Ways. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Summary Date: 02/01/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/01/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Margaret R. Prinzing and James C. Harrison c/o Robin B. Johansen (510) 346-6200

Changes legislative vote requirement necessary to pass state budget from two-thirds to a simple majority. Retains two-thirds
vote requirement to raise taxes. Prohibits Legislature from creating expenditures of more than $25 million unless offsetting
revenues or spending cuts are identified. Limits use of onetime revenues to onetime expenditures. Requires Legislators to
forfeit salary and expense reimbursement each day budget is late. Requires Governor to prepare two-year budgets. Permits
Governor to cut budget unilaterally during fiscal emergencies if Legislature fails to act. Requires performance reviews of all
state programs.

1444. (09-0097)
Imposes Additional Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 02/01/10 | Circulation Deadline: 07/01/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: N. Eugene Hill (916) 442-2952

Imposes additional five cent tax on each cigarette distributed ($1.00 per pack), and an equivalent tax increase on other tobacco
products, to fund cancer research and other specified purposes. Requires tax revenues be deposited into a special fund to
finance research and research facilities focused on detecting, preventing, treating, and curing cancer, heart disease, emphysema,
and other tobacco-related diseases, and to finance prevention programs. Creates nine-member committee charged with
administering the fund.

1443. (09-0091)
Changes Methods of Calculating Public School Funding and State Spending Limit. Eliminates Constitutional
Guarantee of State Funding of Community Colleges. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/26/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/25/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Changes method of calculating minimum funding level for K-12 public schools. Eliminates constitutional guarantee of state
funding of community colleges. Changes method of calculating state spending limit. Subjects certain transportation and other
currently excluded expenditures to spending limit. Eliminates constitutional requirement that revenues received in excess of
spending limit be returned to taxpayers and used for schools, and generally redirects those revenues toward reducing state debt.

1442. (09-0090)
Changes Method of Calculating State Spending Limit. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/26/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/25/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Changes method of calculating state spending limit. Subjects certain transportation and other currently excluded expenditures
to spending limit. Eliminates constitutional requirement that revenues received in excess of spending limit be returned to
taxpayers and used for schools, and generally redirects those revenues toward reducing state debt.

1440. (09-0092)

Imposes Additional Requirements for Voters to Approve Legislature's Two-Thirds Vote on State Taxes and to Approve
Local Levies and Charges with Limited Exceptions. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/22/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/21/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354


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Proponent: Josiah Keene c/o Steve Lucas (916) 446-6752

Imposes new requirement for voters to approve state tax measures following a two-thirds vote by the Legislature. Exempts
short-term emergency taxes from voter-approval requirement. Increases legislative vote requirement to two-thirds for state
levies and charges with limited exceptions, and for certain taxes currently subject to majority vote. Changes Constitution to
require voters to approve, either by two-thirds or majority, local levies and charges with limited exceptions.

1439. (09-0089)

Imposes Additional Requirements for Voters to Approve Legislature’s Two-Thirds Vote on State Taxes and to Approve
Certain Local Taxes and Fees. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/22/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/21/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Jon Coupal (916) 444-9950

Imposes new requirement for voters to approve state tax measures following a two-thirds vote by the Legislature. Exempts
short-term emergency taxes from voter-approval requirement. Increases legislative vote requirement to two-thirds for certain
fees and taxes currently subject to majority vote. Prohibits Legislature from imposing taxes, fees and assessments on real
property and real property sales and transfers, and certain fines. Requires voters to approve by two-thirds vote certain
additional local taxes, fees and charges.

1438. (09-0088)

Imposes Political Contribution and Expenditure Restrictions on Corporations. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 01/15/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/14/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Lance H. Olson (916) 442-2952

Prohibits corporations or other business entities as defined from making contributions or expenditures related to any elective
office, ballot measure, or for issue advocacy, unless approved by resolution of the shareholders. Requires that authorizing
resolutions specify the recipient, amount, and purpose of the contribution or expenditure, and time period the authorization is
valid. Prohibits corporate officers and directors from consenting to prohibited contributions. Prohibits candidates, political
committees, and persons from knowingly receiving prohibited contributions or expenditures.

1437. (09-0087)
Imposes Political Contribution and Expenditure Restrictions on Corporations. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 01/15/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/14/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Lance H. Olson (916) 442-2952

Prohibits corporations or other business entities as defined from making contributions or expenditures for political activities
except with shareholders’ prior informed consent. Limits total funding for approved political activities to proportion of
shareholder votes favoring proposed funding. Defines "political activities" to include contributions or expenditures related to
candidates, ballot measures, issue advocacy, political parties, committees, voter registration, or any other political or legislative
causes. Imposes criminal penalties for violations against persons expending, consenting to, or receiving prohibited
contributions or expenditures. Requires detailed reporting to shareholders.

1436. (09-0085, Amdt. #1S)
Establishes Private-School Scholarships for Foster Children. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Summary Date: 01/15/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/14/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: William E. Oberndorf c/o Vigo G. Nielsen (916) 446-6752

Requires the State to offer annual private-school scholarships for foster children eligible to attend kindergarten through twelfth
grade. Amends Constitution to allow foster children to use these scholarships at religious schools, if they choose to do so.
Limits the value of the scholarships to no more than the amount of state funding per pupil provided for charter school pupils.
Requires each foster child in private school who has received the scholarship to take state-mandated academic tests.

1435. (09-0080)
Limits Pension Payments That New Public Employees May Receive Upon Retirement. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 01/14/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/14/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971

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Proponent: John Romano pensionlimitationlaw@yahoo.com

Limits the amount of pension payments that any new state or local public employee may receive upon retirement to $100,000
per year. Allows annual cost-of-living increases in proportion to the California Consumer Price Index, so long as total annual
pension payments do not exceed $162,500. Prohibits the Legislature from adjusting these limits unless three-quarters of both
houses approve.

1434. (09-0076)
Reduces Public Pension and Retirement Health-Care Benefits. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/14/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/14/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Marcia Fritz (916) 966-9366

For peace officers, firefighters, public safety, and other public employees hired after July 1, 2011, this measure: reduces
pension and retirement health-care benefits; increases minimum retirement age; restricts early retirement; increases minimum
age and years of employment needed for retirement health-care benefits; and limits post-retirement pension increases. For
current and new public employees this measure: prohibits retroactive increases in retirement benefits and requires public
employers to make annual payments for future benefit costs. Allows public employers to adjust retirement contribution rates
for new employees in future labor agreements.

1433. (09-0075)
Reduces Public Pension and Retirement Health-Care Benefits. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Summary Date: 01/14/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/14/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Marcia Fritz (916) 966-9366

For peace officers, firefighters, public safety, and other public employees hired after July 1, 2011, this measure: reduces
pension and retirement health-care benefits; increases minimum retirement age; restricts early retirement; increases minimum
age and years of employment needed for retirement health-care benefits; and limits post-retirement pension increases. For
current and new public employees this measure: prohibits retroactive increases in retirement benefits and requires public
employers to make annual payments for future benefit costs. Allows public employers to adjust retirement contribution rates
for new employees in future labor agreements.

1432. (09-0071, Amdt. #1S)
Changes Law to Prohibit State in Fiscal Emergencies from Using Local-Government and Transportation Funds for
Other Purposes. Allows Local Sales and Use Tax Increases by Majority Vote for Countywide Strategic Plans. Initiative
Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Summary Date: 01/13/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/14/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Roberta B. Johansen and James C. Harrison (510) 346-6200

Amends constitution to prohibit the State from borrowing or appropriating tax revenues allocated to local government entities,
redevelopment agencies and transportation projects, even in times of fiscal hardship. Allows local government entities to
submit local ballot measures increasing sales and use taxes up to one cent for approval by majority vote to implement
countywide strategic plans. Requires 50% allocation of such taxes to schools.

1431. (09-0070, Amdt. #1S)
Changes State Budget Process in Several Ways. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Summary Date: 01/08/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/07/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Roberta B. Johansen and James C. Harrison (510) 346-6200

Changes legislative vote requirement necessary to pass state budget from two-thirds to a simple majority. Retains two-thirds
vote requirement to raise taxes. Prohibits Legislature from creating expenditures of more than $25 million unless offsetting
revenues or spending cuts are identified. Limits use of onetime revenues to onetime expenditures. Requires Legislators to
forfeit salary and expense reimbursement each day budget is late. Requires Governor to prepare two-year budgets. Permits
Governor to cut budget unilaterally during fiscal emergencies if Legislature fails to act. Requires performance reviews of all
state programs.


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1430. (09-0078)
Provides Additional School Funding by Increasing Commercial Property Taxes. Increases Homeowners' Tax
Exemption. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Summary Date: 01/07/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/07/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Roberta B. Johansen and Karen Getman (510) 346-6200

Funds K-12 schools, community colleges, and state universities by increasing commercial nonagricultural property taxes by
0.55 percent. Restricts funds' use to class-size reduction, instructional materials, teacher and non-management staff
compensation, and training; prohibits use for administrative costs. Requires annual audits. Doubles homeowners' tax exemption
from $7,000 to $14,000 for residential property. Creates small business tax exemption for first $1,000,000 in personal property.
Reimburses local governments for tax revenue decrease.

1429. (09-0084)
Prohibits State from Taxing Community Hospitals to Obtain Federal Funds for Medi-Cal Unless Certain Requirements
Are Met. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Summary Date: 01/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/04/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Prohibits state from imposing tax on community hospitals to obtain federal Medi-Cal funds unless tax proceeds are used to
obtain federal matching funds of a specified amount. Requires depositing proceeds into trust fund subject to audit. Requires
using proceeds to reimburse state for Medi-Cal collection and administration costs, make payments to hospitals, provide health
coverage for low-income children, and increase Medi-Cal reimbursements to hospitals. Prohibits using proceeds to replace
specified existing funding.

1428. (09-0083)
Prohibits State from Taxing Community Hospitals to Obtain Federal Funds for Medi-Cal Unless Certain Requirements
Are Met. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/04/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Prohibits state from imposing tax on community hospitals to obtain federal Medi-Cal funds unless tax proceeds are used to
obtain federal matching funds of a specified amount. Requires depositing proceeds into trust fund subject to audit. Requires
using proceeds to reimburse state for Medi-Cal collection and administration costs, make payments to hospitals, provide health
coverage for low-income children, and increase Medi-Cal reimbursements to hospitals. Prohibits using proceeds to replace
specified existing funding.

1427. (09-0082)
Prohibits State from Taxing Community Hospitals to Obtain Federal Funds for Medi-Cal Unless Certain Requirements
Are Met. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/04/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Prohibits state from imposing tax on community hospitals to obtain federal Medi-Cal funds unless tax proceeds are used to
obtain federal matching funds of a specified amount. Requires depositing proceeds into trust fund subject to audit. Requires
using proceeds to reimburse state for Medi-Cal collection and administration costs, make payments to hospitals, provide health
coverage for low-income children, and increase Medi-Cal reimbursements to hospitals. Prohibits using proceeds to replace
specified existing funding.

1426. (09-0081)
Prohibits State from Taxing Community Hospitals to Obtain Federal Funds for Medi-Cal Unless Certain Requirements
Are Met. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/04/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354

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Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Prohibits state from imposing tax on community hospitals to obtain federal Medi-Cal funds unless tax proceeds are used to
obtain federal matching funds of a specified amount. Requires depositing proceeds into trust fund subject to audit. Requires
using proceeds to reimburse state for Medi-Cal collection and administration costs, make payments to hospitals, provide health
coverage for low-income children, and increase Medi-Cal reimbursements to hospitals. Prohibits using proceeds to replace
specified existing funding.

1425. (09-0079)
Prohibits State from Taxing Community Hospitals to Obtain Federal Funds for Medi-Cal Unless Certain Requirements
Are Met. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Summary Date: 01/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/04/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Charles H. Bell, Jr. (916) 442-7757

Prohibits state from imposing tax on community hospitals to obtain federal Medi-Cal funds unless tax proceeds are used to
obtain federal matching funds of a specified amount. Requires depositing proceeds into trust fund subject to audit. Requires
using proceeds to reimburse state for Medi-Cal collection and administration costs, make payments to hospitals, provide health
coverage for low-income children, and increase Medi-Cal reimbursements to hospitals. Prohibits using proceeds to replace
specified existing funding.

1424. (09-0077)
Requires Assessment of Most Commercial Property at Least Once Every Three Years and Increases Homeowners’ Tax
Exemption. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Summary Date: 01/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/04/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Roberta B. Johansen and Karen Getman (510) 346-6200

Changes existing law to require that commercial property be assessed at fair market value at least once every three years.
Excludes residential and agricultural property. Doubles homeowners’ tax exemption from $7,000 to $14,000 on residential
property. Creates small business tax exemption for first $1,000,000 in personal property. Permits county governments to offset
reassessment costs; transfers ninety percent of remaining revenues to state’s General Fund to support all General Fund
programs, including education, public safety, and health care.

1423. (09-0074)
Prohibits State from Taxing Community Hospitals to Obtain Federal Funds for Medi-Cal Unless Certain Requirements
Are Met. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/04/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Charles H. Bell, Jr. (916) 442-7757

Prohibits state from imposing tax on community hospitals to obtain federal Medi-Cal funds unless tax proceeds are used to
obtain federal matching funds of a specified amount. Requires depositing proceeds into trust fund subject to audit. Requires
using proceeds to reimburse state for Medi-Cal collection and administration costs, make payments to hospitals, provide health
coverage for low-income children, and increase Medi-Cal reimbursements to hospitals. Prohibits using proceeds to replace
specified existing funding.

1422. (09-0073)
Prohibits State from Taxing Community Hospitals to Obtain Federal Funds for Medi-Cal Unless Certain Requirements
Are Met. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 01/05/10 | Circulation Deadline: 06/04/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Thomas W. Hiltachk (916) 442-7757

Prohibits state from imposing tax on community hospitals to obtain federal Medi-Cal funds unless tax proceeds are used to
obtain federal matching funds of a specified amount. Requires depositing proceeds into trust fund subject to audit. Requires
using proceeds to reimburse state for Medi-Cal collection and administration costs, make payments to hospitals, provide health


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coverage for low-income children, and increase Medi-Cal reimbursements to hospitals. Prohibits using proceeds to replace
specified existing funding.

1420. (09-0068)
Changes Voter Approval Requirement for Local Education Special Taxes to 55% from Two-Thirds so Long as
Accountability Requirements Met. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/29/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/28/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Connell Lindh, Donald S. Gibson, John M. Hartenstein, Mark Anthony Olbert, and John Bradford Senden (800) 915-4768

Changes voter approval requirement to 55% from two-thirds for local education special taxes when tax is proposed by two-
thirds of school district's governing board. Allows 55% vote only when certain "accountability requirements" are satisfied.
Limits any such tax proposal to $250 per parcel of real property per year, adjusted annually for inflation. Exempts parcels
owned and occupied by persons age 65 or older. Prohibits state from taking tax revenues and requires independent audits and
citizens' oversight committees.

1419. (09-0069)
Prohibits Legislators from Voting on Legislation that Financially Affects Contributors. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 12/22/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/21/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Michael Levin

Prohibits any legislator from voting on, or introducing as a lead author, "nongeneral" legislation that financially impacts those
who have given the legislator a contribution or gift within the past 12 months. Applies to legislation that is reasonably
forseeable to have a direct and significant impact on one or more identifiable person or piece of property, but not on a
significant segment of the general public.

1418. (09-0067)
Calls a Limited Convention to Propose Changes to State Constitution. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 12/22/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/21/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Jim Wunderman c/o Steven Miller (415) 995-5831

Calls convention to propose changes to state Constitution related to government, state spending and budgeting, elections and
lobbying. Provides that proposed changes to constitution or laws become effective only after approved by voters in statewide
election. Forbids changes to taxes or fees, marriage, abortion, gambling, affirmative action, freedom of the press or religion,
immigration rights, and the death penalty. Establishes rules for selecting convention delegates to reflect a diverse range of
citizens. Requires selection of delegates and conduct of convention to be open and public.

1417. (09-0066)
Allows Voters to Place Question of Calling a Constitutional Convention on the Ballot. Initiative Constitutional
Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/22/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/21/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Jim Wunderman c/o Steven Miller (415) 995-5831

Amends the Constitution to permit voters to place on the ballot the question of whether to call a convention to revise the state
Constitution. Permits any ballot measure calling a convention to specify the parts of the Constitution that the convention can or
cannot revise. Requires any ballot measure calling a convention to specify the process for selection of convention delegates.
Repeals requirement that convention delegates be elected by voters. Permits voters to call a convention no more than once
every ten years.

1416. (09-0065, Amdt. #2NS)
Imposes Additional Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 12/17/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/17/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: N. Eugene Hill

Imposes additional five cent tax on each cigarette distributed ($1.00 per pack), and an equivalent tax increase on other tobacco
products, to fund cancer research and other specified purposes. Requires tax revenues be deposited into a special fund to
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finance research and research facilities focused on detecting, preventing, treating, and curing cancer, heart disease, emphysema,
and other tobacco-related diseases, and to finance prevention programs. Creates nine-member committee charged with
administering the fund.

1415. (09-0064)
Prohibits the State from Taking Funds Used for Transportation or Local Government Projects and Services. Initiative
Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/16/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/17/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Joshua Shaw, Christopher K. McKenzie, and James N. Earp

Prohibits the State from shifting, taking, borrowing, or restricting the use of tax revenues dedicated by law to fund local
government services, community redevelopment projects, or transportation projects and services. Prohibits the State from
delaying the distribution of tax revenues for these purposes even when the Governor deems it necessary due to a severe state
fiscal hardship.

1413. (09-0051, Amdt.#1S)
Changes California's Income and Property Tax Laws. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/16/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/17/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Frank D. Walker (619) 861-4350

Repeals the two-thirds vote requirements to raise state or local taxes. Repeals Proposition 13's caps on property taxes. Excludes
first $150,000 of personal income from taxation. Imposes maximum 8% marginal tax rate on personal income above $150,000.
Allows taxpayers to take a credit against personal income taxes for property taxes paid in the same year. Imposes taxes on land
having rental value.


Failed to Qualify:

1468. (10-0015)
Changes Legislative Vote Requirement to Pass a Budget, Approve Spending Bills, or Raise Taxes from Two-Thirds to a
Simple Majority. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 05/14/10 | Circulation Deadline: 10/12/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: George Lakoff (510) 848-7465

Changes the legislative vote requirement necessary to pass the state budget, to approve spending bills, and to raise taxes, from
two-thirds to a simple majority.)

1411. (09-0062)
Requires Parental Notification Before Terminating Pregnancy of Female Under 18. Initiative Constitutional
Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/09/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/10/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: John Smith john.smith.jsjs@gmail.com

Changes California Constitution to prohibit abortion for unemancipated minor until physician notifies parent or legal guardian.
Provides exceptions for medical emergency, parental waiver, or parental abuse documented by notarized statement from law
enforcement, protective services, or certain adult relatives. Permits court to waive notice if court finds that minor is sufficiently
mature or waiver is in her best interest. Requires physicians to report abortion information to Department of Public Health.
Allows physicians to be sued for violating these provisions.

1410. (09-0061)
Requires Parental Notification Before Terminating Pregnancy of Female Under 18. Initiative Constitutional
Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/09/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/10/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: John Smith john.smith.jsjs@gmail.com

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Changes California Constitution to prohibit abortion for unemancipated minor until physician notifies parent or legal guardian.
Provides exceptions for medical emergency, parental waiver, or parental abuse documented by notarized statement from law
enforcement, protective services, or certain adult relatives. Permits court to waive notice if court finds that minor is sufficiently
mature or waiver is in her best interest. Requires physicians to report abortion information to Department of Public Health.
Allows physicians to be sued for violating these provisions.

1409. (09-0060)
Requires Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Terminating Pregnancy of Female Under 18. Initiative
Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/09/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/10/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: John Smith john.smith.jsjs@gmail.com

Changes California Constitution to prohibit abortion for unemancipated minor until 48 hours after physician notifies parent or
legal guardian. Provides exceptions for medical emergency, parental waiver, or parental abuse documented by notarized
statement from law enforcement, protective services, or certain adult relatives. Permits court to waive notice if court finds that
minor is sufficiently mature or waiver is in her best interest. Requires physicians to report abortion information to Department
of Public Health. Allows physicians to be sued for violating these provisions.

1407. (09-0053, Amdt. #1S)
Requires Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Terminating Pregnancy of Female Under 18. Initiative
Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/09/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/10/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: John Smith john.smith.jsjs@gmail.com

Changes California Constitution to prohibit abortion for unemancipated minor until 48 hours after physician notifies parent or
legal guardian. Provides exceptions for medical emergency, parental waiver, or parental abuse documented by notarized
statement from law enforcement, protective services, or certain adult relatives. Permits court to waive notice if court finds that
minor is sufficiently mature or waiver is in her best interest. Requires physicians to report abortion information to Department
of Public Health. Allows physicians to be sued for violating these provisions.

1406. (09-0059)
Prohibits Voting By Those Who Fail to Provide Government -Issued Identification. Adds Additional Absentee Voting
Requirements. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 12/07/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/06/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponents: Geroge C. Runner, Jr., Charles H. Bell, Jr., Robert Ming (916) 442-7757

Prohibits citizens from casting a regular ballot at the polls unless they present a government-issued photo-identification card.
Restricts voting by citizens who fail to present government-issued photo-identification to casting only provisional ballots.
Invalidates both mail-in and provisional ballots unless an elections official verifies that the last four digits of the voter’s
government-issued identification number on the ballot envelope are consistent with voter’s corresponding government records.
Establishes that ballots from absent military personnel are timely postmarked by election day.

1404. (09-0055)
Imposes Political Contribution Restrictions on Public Employee Labor Organizations. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 12/04/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/03/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponents: Mark W. Bucher, Dawn M. Wildman, Allan R. Mansoor, Lawrence D. Sand, and Mark J. Meckler (714) 573-2201

Prohibits public employee labor organizations from using member dues or nonmember fees for disbursements to political
committees unless the employee provides prior annual written consent on a particular form. Does not apply to dues or fees
collected for charitable organizations, health care insurance, or other purposes directly benefitting the public employee.
Requires public employee labor organizations to maintain and, upon request, submit to designated government authority,
records of authorization, employee funds withheld and transferred to political committees, which records are not subject to
disclosure under Public Records Act.


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1403. (09-0054)
Makes Illegal the Use of Public Employee Wage Deductions for Political Activities. Initiative Constitutional
Amendment.
Summary Date: 12/04/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/03/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Mark W. Bucher, Dawn M. Wildman, Allan R. Mansoor, Lawrence D. Sand, and Mark J. Meckler (714) 573-2201

Amends the California Constitution to make it illegal to deduct from wages or earnings of a public employee any amount that
will be used for political activities as defined. Prohibits any membership organization that receives public employee wage
deductions from using those funds for any political activities, but does not apply to deductions for charitable organizations,
health, life or disability insurance, or other purposes directly benefitting the public employee. Authorizes the Legislature and
Fair Political Practices Commission to adopt related laws and regulations.

1402. (09-0052)
Changes Voter Approval Requirement for Local Bonds and Taxes to 55% from Two-Thirds so Long as Accountability
Requirements Met. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
Summary Date: 12/04/09 | Circulation Deadline: 05/03/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: James C. Harrison and Margaret R. Prinzing (510) 346-6200

Changes voter approval requirement to 55% from two-thirds for local infrastructure bonds, property taxes to repay bonds
where taxes exceed 1% of the property's assessed value, and certain local taxes where taxes are to be used only as voters
specify. Allows 55% vote only when certain "accountability requirements" are satisfied. Prohibits state from taking local tax
revenues and requires public hearings on fund use, independent audits, and citizens' oversight committees.

1401. (09-0050)
Limits on Insurance Company Practices. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 11/30/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/29/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Douglas Heller (310) 392-0522 ext. 309

Prohibits insurance companies from determining the cost of, or eligibility for, residential property insurance based on a
person's history of certain insurance claims or lack of prior insurance coverage. Prohibits insurance companies from
determining the cost of, or eligibility for, insurance based on whether a policy holder has previously inquired about the
insurance policy. Requires insurance companies to submit to the Insurance Commissioner the criteria used to determine the
cost of, and eligibility for, residential property insurance.

1400. (09-0043)
Changes Constitutional Definition of a Person to Include Fertilized Human Eggs. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/30/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/29/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: Walter B. Hoye II, Jason Jones, Lila Rose, Leo Severino

Extends constitutional protections of due process and equal protection to all fertilized human eggs by redefining "person" as
including each and every human organism from the commencement of biological development.)

1399. (09-0049)
Criminalizes False Statements About Legislative Acts, Elections, or Government Employees. Initiative Constitutional
Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/30/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/29/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Glen C. Simmons glencsimmons@univ.us.com

Amends constitution to hold candidates for public office, government officials and employees, and members of the media
criminally liable for intentionally making a false statement of "material fact" about legislative acts, elections for public office,
or the employment or dismissal of government employees. Imposes on violators a 2 to 10 year prison term, a $10,000 to
$500,000 fine, or both, and a lifetime ban on serving as a government official or employee, or member of the media. Permits
private citizens to criminally prosecute suspected violators.



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1398. (09-0038, Amdt. #2S)

Changes Laws Governing Ballot Measures. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/30/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/29/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Aarron Starr starrcpa@pacbell.net

Changes the process which governs how initiative and referendum measures qualify for placement on the ballot. Requires the
State to provide legal services to help proponents draft ballot measures. Requires proponents of measures to disclose the
identity of large financial donors. Allows proponents of measures more time to gather voter signatures necessary to qualify
measures for placement on the ballot. Permits urgency and tax levy statutes passed by Legislature to be challenged by voter
referendum. Prohibits Legislature from amending or repealing laws passed by voter referendum.

1397. (09-0047)
Prohibits Public Schools from Establishing Educational Curriculum. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/24/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/23/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Lee W. Olson

Changes constitution to give parents or legal guardians the sole authority and responsibility to establish the educational
curriculum of their child or ward. Prevents state and local governments and schools from establishing educational curriculum.

1396. (09-0046)
Prohibits Public Funding of Schools Through Taxes. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/24/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/23/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Lee W. Olson

Prohibits property, sales, or income taxes from being used to fund California's public schools, colleges, and universities, or to
buy textbooks for grades one through eight.

1395. (09-0045)
Eliminates State Income and Property Taxes for All Residents 55 Years Old and Older. Initiative Constitutional
Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/24/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/23/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Lee W. Olson

Exempts California residents who are 55 years old or older from paying state income and property taxes.

1393. (09-0044)
Changes California Law to Legalize Marijuana and Release Non-Violent Marijuana Offenders from Jail. Initiative
Statute.
Summary Date: 11/18/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/19/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Charles Jacob

Repeals state laws that make it a crime to possess, cultivate, transport, distribute, or use marijuana or hemp. Provides persons
convicted or serving time for non-violent marijuana offenses be immediately released from prison, jail, parole, or probation,
and have their convictions erased. Authorizes Legislature to adopt laws to license and tax commercial marijuana sales. Allows
doctors to prescribe or recommend marijuana to patients, regardless of age. Prohibits testing for marijuana for employment or
insurance purposes. Bars state from aiding enforcement of federal marijuana laws.

1392. (09-0033, Amdt. #1S)
Creates Special Constitutional Rule for Speech Based on the Bible. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/18/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/19/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Allan Esses




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Exempts speech based on biblical authority from existing constitutional and statutory restrictions applicable to all other speech,
including restrictions against discrimination and hate crimes. Repeals constitutional provision denying protection to acts of
religious expression inconsistent with the peace or safety of the State.

1391. (09-0032, Amdt. #1S)
Creates Special Constitutional Rule for Speech Based on the Bible. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/18/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/19/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Allan Esses

Exempts speech based on biblical authority from existing constitutional and statutory restrictions applicable to all other speech,
including restrictions against discrimination and hate crimes. Repeals constitutional provision denying protection to acts of
religious expression inconsistent with the peace or safety of the State.

1390. (09-0042)
Reinstates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/13/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/12/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: John Henning, Jordan Krueger, Raphael Farrow, Andrew Klayman Jo Hoenninger, Peter Nguyen, Thomas Watson, Edwin Rivera, Angie-Marie
Hancock, and Fredy Ceja

Repeals the current provision in California's Constitution that states only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or
recognized in California. Provides that marriage is between only two persons and shall not be restricted on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or religion. Clarifies that the initiative shall not be interpreted to require
any priest, minister, pastor, rabbi, or other person to perform a marriage in violation of his or her religious beliefs.

1389. (09-0041)
Reinstates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/13/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/12/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: John Henning, Jordan Krueger, Raphael Farrow, Andrew Klayman Jo Hoenninger, Peter Nguyen, Thomas Watson, Edwin Rivera, Angie-Marie
Hancock, and Fredy Ceja

Repeals the current provision in California's Constitution that states only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or
recognized in California. Clarifies that the initiative shall not be interpreted to require any clergy person to perform a marriage
in violation of his or her religious beliefs.

1388. (09-0040)
Reinstates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/13/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/12/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: John Henning, Jordan Krueger, Raphael Farrow, Andrew Klayman Jo Hoenninger, Peter Nguyen, Thomas Watson, Edwin Rivera, Angie-Marie
Hancock, and Fredy Ceja

Repeals the current provision in California's Constitution that states only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or
recognized in California. Clarifies that the initiative shall not be interpreted to require any priest, minister, pastor, rabbi, or
other person authorized to perform marriages by any religious organization to perform a marriage in violation of his or her
religious beliefs.

1387. (09-0039)
Reinstates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/13/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/12/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: John Henning, Jordan Krueger, Raphael Farrow, Andrew Klayman Jo Hoenninger, Peter Nguyen, Thomas Watson, Edwin Rivera, Angie-Marie
Hancock, and Fredy Ceja

Repeals the current provision in California's Constitution that states only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or
recognized in California. Provides that marriage is between only two persons and shall not be restricted on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or religion. Clarifies that the initiative shall not be interpreted to require
any clergy person to perform a marriage in violation of his or her religious beliefs.


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1385. (09-0036)
Reinstates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/13/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/12/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponents: John Henning, Jordan Krueger, Raphael Farrow, Andrew Klayman Jo Hoenninger, Peter Nguyen, Thomas Watson, Edwin Rivera, Angie-Marie
Hancock, and Fredy Ceja

Repeals the current provision in California’s Constitution that states only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or
recognized in California. Provides that marriage is between only two persons and shall not be restricted on the basis of race,
color, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or religion. Clarifies that the initiative shall not be
interpreted to require any priest, minister, pastor, rabbi, or other person to perform a marriage in violation of his or her
religious beliefs.

1384. (09-0029)
Limits on Certain Insurance Practices and Costs. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 11/02/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/01/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponent: Douglas Heller (310) 392-0522 ext. 309

Limits the fees insurance companies can charge policyholders for paying their premiums in installments. Prohibits insurance
brokers from collecting commissions from insurance companies and limits the fees brokers can charge customers. Prohibits
insurance companies from considering a person's lack of prior insurance coverage in determining the cost of automobile or
residential property insurance or whether a person is eligible for it. Prohibits insurance companies from considering a driver's
"claims experience" in determining the cost of auto insurance or whether a driver is eligible for it.

1383. (09-0030)
Requires Public Schools to Offer Christmas Music. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 10/30/09 | Circulation Deadline: 03/29/10 | Signatures Required: 433,971
Proponents: Merry Susan Hyatt and David Joseph Hyatt

Requires public schools to offer an opportunity for students to listen to or perform Christmas music during the holiday season.
Requires schools to notify students’ parents or guardians twenty-one days before the music will be played or performed so that
students can opt-out of listening to or performing the music. Provides that a civil lawsuit may be brought to enforce these
requirements.

1382. (09-0031)
Reduces Legislative Session and Pay by at Least 50%. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 10/28/09 | Circulation Deadline: 03/29/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: Gabriella Holt c/o Elizabeth Hansell (916) 648-1222

Reduces the Legislature's regular session by more than 50% to no more than ninety-five days. Directs the Legislature to
convene in January for up to thirty days and again in May for up to sixty days. Allows the Legislature to reconvene for up to
five additional days to reconsider bills vetoed by the Governor. Requires that legislators’ salaries be cut by at least 50%,
regardless of the amount of work legislators perform.



Withdrawn from Circulation:

1460. (10-0004)

Prohibits State Retirement Funds from Investing in Israel. Initiative Statute.
Summary Date: 03/15/10 | Withdrawn: 04/07/10
Proponent: Chris Yatooma cyatooma7@yahoo.com


Prohibits the Public Employees' Retirement System and State Teachers' Retirement System from investing in companies doing
business in Israel. Requires these funds to sell existing investments in companies that continue to do business in Israel.

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Requires divestment to comply with fiduciary responsibilities. Requires annual reports to the Legislature on divestment from
Israel. Excludes investments in companies engaged in humanitarian, health, education, journalistic, religious, or welfare
activities or authorized by the federal government to operate in Israel. Lifts prohibition if certain conditions are met.

1386. (09-0037)

Changes Legislative Vote Requirement to Pass a Budget or Raise Taxes from Two-Thirds to a Simple Majority.
Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
Summary Date: 11/13/09 | Circulation Deadline: 04/12/10 | Signatures Required: 694,354
Proponent: George Lakoff (510) 848-7465

Changes the legislative vote requirement necessary to pass the state budget, and to raise taxes, from two-thirds to a simple
majority.




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