Attorney General Information: Initiative and Referendum Proposals Pending Review By Attorney General

The list below indicates proposed initiative and referendum measures that have been submitted to the Attorney General for preparation of the circulating title and summary. When the official circulating title and summary is complete, the Attorney General forwards it to the proponent(s) and to the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State then provides calendar deadlines to the proponent(s) and to the county elections officials. For more information, please consult the Statewide Initiative Guide (PDF).


The full text of the initiatives pending at the Attorney General's Office are available on the Attorney General's website.



Attorney General Tracking
Number and Approximate
Date Title and Summary will
be issued to Secretary of State
17-0054 - 02/20/18 "Jury Trial Initiative Statute. Family Rights. Parents to Retain Legal Rights to Minors. Minors to be Discharged from Unwarranted Familiar Government Interference"

Stephen Konnoff
Jaime Lewis
Wylmina Hettinga
Pete Villasenor
Joseph Thomas
Fernando Cook-Morales
Sabrina Hall
Richard Preciado
Martha Ayon
Briana Ramos
Leah Ahn
Omar Martinez
Cheri Elendon
Daniel Martinez Ramirez
Trevor Thomas
John Betts
Diana Costo-Dragges
Rebekah Jaggars
Christine Coggins

17-0055 - 02/20/18 "The California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act of 2018"

Helen Hutchison
Anthony Thigpenn
Benjamin McBride

18-0001 - 04/20/18 "The California Self-Determination Act"

Marcus Ruiz Evans
Louis J. Marinelli