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
17-0005 - 07/25/17 "California's Future: A Path to Independence"

Stephen Gonzales
David Marin
Cindy Sheehan
Shankar Singam
Timothy Vollmer

17-0006 - 08/03/17 "Elderly Inmate Parole"

Charles W. Funaro II

17-0007 - 09/06/17 "The Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Natural Resources Protection and Park Improvement Act of 2018"

Joseph Caves

17-0008 - 09/06/17 "Abolish Abortion"

Daniel Ehinger

17-0009 - 09/15/17 "Second Chance for Youth Second Strikers"

Amy E. Davis

17-0010 - 09/20/17 "State Water Supply Infrastructure, Water Storage and Conveyance, Ecosystem and Watershed Protection and Restoration, and Drinking Water Protection Act of 2018"

Gerald H. Meral

17-0011 - 09/20/17 "People's Initiative to Protect Proposition 13 Savings (Version 1)"

Alexander E. Creel

17-0012 - 09/25/17 "People's Initiative to Protect Proposition 13 Savings (Version 2)"

Alexander E. Creel

17-0013 - 09/25/17 "People's Initiative to Protect Proposition 13 Savings (Version 3)"

Alexander E. Creel