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
19-0009 - 10/23/19 "The California Initiative, Referendum and Recall Reform Act.”

Michael Freeman Liddell

19-0010 - 10/23/19 "The California Cannabis Hemp Initiative 2020."

Berton Duzy,
Michael Jolson

19-0011 - 10/23/19 "Cannabis Hemp Heritage Act of 2020."

Patrick Hiram Moore,
Jason Tyler West,
Jeanette Perez

19-0012 - 10/23/19 "Amends the California Constitution to Replace the Bicameral Assembly and Senate with a Unicameral Non-partisan Legislature and Increase the Number of Members Serving the Legislature."

Sharon Durst

19-0013 - 10/24/19 "California Ranked-Choice Voting Act.”

Scott Mathog

19-0016 - 11/27/19 "Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative 2020"

Ryan Munevar

19-0017 - 12/2/19 "California Consumer Privacy Act of 2020"

Alastair Mactaggart

19-0018 - 12/2/19 "Fairness for Injured Patients Act to Adjust California's Maximum Compensation Cap of $250,000 Set by Politicians in 1975 on Wrongful Death and Quality of Life Damages That Has Never Been Updated"

Scott Olsen

19-0019 - 12/6/19 “The California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act of 2020-Version 2)”

Alastair Mactaggart

19-0020 - 12/11/19 “Organic California 2050”

Robert Henry Cannard

19-0021 - 12/17/19 “The California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act of 2020" - Version 3

Alastair Mactaggart

19-0022 - 12/17/19 "The California Stem Cell Research, Treatments, and Cures Initiative of 2020"

Robert N. Klein

19-0023 - 12/18/19 "Full and Fair Funding: the Public School Progress, Prosperity, and Accountability Act of 2020"

Dennis Meyers

19-0024 - 12/19/19 "California Compassionate Intervention Act"

Mike Gatto