Initiatives and Referenda Withdrawn or Failed to Qualify

This page contains a list of proposed initiative and referendum measures that during the last 60 days have been withdrawn by proponents or have failed to gather the required number of signatures during the circulation period. 

 

1863. (19-0002)
LIMITS DURATION OF SPOUSAL SUPPORT AFTER DIVORCE OR LEGAL SEPARATION TO NO MORE THAN FIVE YEARS. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
 
Summary Date: 08/06/19 | Circulation Deadline: 02/03/20 | Signatures Required: 623,212
Failed: 02/19/20
Proponent(s): Steve Clark

Prohibits courts from ordering spousal support payments lasting longer than five years after a divorce or legal separation. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Unknown net effect on state court costs related to future divorce and legal separation proceedings. (19-0002.)

1868. (19-0014)
REFERENDUM CHALLENGING 2019 LAW INCREASING STATE OVERSIGHT OF MEDICAL EXEMPTIONS TO SCHOOL VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS.  
 
Summary Date: 09/23/19 | Circulation Deadline: 12/09/19 | Signatures Required: 623,212
Failed: 12/20/19
Proponent(s): Tara Thornton, Denise Aguilar, Heidi Munoz Aguilar

If this petition is signed by the required number of registered voters and timely filed, a referendum will be placed on the next statewide ballot requiring a majority of voters to approve a 2019 state law before it can take effect. The 2019 law requires use of a standardized form signed by doctor to obtain medical exemption from school vaccination requirements. Exemptions incompatible with criteria established by Centers for Disease Control, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or American Academy of Pediatrics may be denied or revoked, and such determination may be appealed.(19-0014.)

1869. (19-0015)
REFERENDUM CHALLENGING 2019 LAW INCREASING STATE OVERSIGHT OF MEDICAL EXEMPTIONS TO SCHOOL VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS.  
 
Summary Date: 09/23/19 | Circulation Deadline: 12/09/19 | Signatures Required: 623,212
Failed: 12/20/19
Proponent(s): Tara Thornton, Denise Aguilar, Heidi Munoz Aguilar

 If this petition is signed by the required number of registered voters and timely filed, a referendum will be placed on the next statewide ballot requiring a majority of voters to approve a 2019 state law before it can take effect. The 2019 law amends related statute increasing state oversight of medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements, as follows: (1) exemptions obtained before 2020 remain effective until child starts next grade span (i.e., kindergarten; 7th grade); (2) doctors need not certify exemptions under penalty of perjury. (19-0015.)