Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Democrats discuss CA November Ballot Measures, Saturday, August 15, 2020


DATE:  Saturday, AUGUST 15th
TIME:  9:30 a.m.

Meeting ID 965 1577 2292, Passcode 188155

Submitted by Suzan Getchell, President, Pacifica -  Daly City Democrats Club
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Reference. Ballotpedia, "On the ballot"
November 3, 2020:
Type Title Subject Description
CISS Proposition 14 Bonds Issues $5.5 billion in bonds for state stem cell research institute
CICA Proposition 15 Taxes Requires commercial and industrial properties to be taxed based on market value and dedicates revenue
LRCA Proposition 16 Affirmative Action Repeals Proposition 209 (1996), which says that the state cannot discriminate or grant preferential treatment based on race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in public employment, education, or contracting
LRCA Proposition 17 Suffrage Restores the right to vote to people convicted of felonies who are on parole
LRCA Proposition 18 Suffrage Allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 at the time of the next general election to vote in primaries and special elections
LRCA Proposition 19 Taxes Changes tax assessment transfers and inheritance rules
CISS Proposition 20 Law Enforcement Makes changes to policies related to criminal sentencing charges, prison release, and DNA collection
CISS Proposition 21 Housing Expands local governments' power to use rent control
CISS Proposition 22 Business Considers app-based drivers to be independent contractors and enacts several labor policies related to app-based companies
CISS Proposition 23 Healthcare Requires physician on-site at dialysis clinics and consent from the state for a clinic to close
CISS Proposition 24 Business Expands the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and creates the California Privacy Protection Agency to implement and enforce the CCPA
VR Proposition 25 Trials Replaces cash bail with risk assessments for suspects awaiting trial

Reference, Propositions 14 - 25.  Alex Padilla, CA Secretary of State, "Qualified Statewide Ballot Measures.. November 3, 2020, Statewide Ballot Measures".
Related California ballot information and articlesCal Matters, Ben Christopher, 6/29/20, ".. Props to you... a preview... ."  Politico, Alex Nieves, Jeremy B. White, Beatrice Jin, 7/29/20, "... a blockbuster year.. ."  Sacramento Bee/Andrew Sheeler, 7/3/20, "... ballot is set. .."  SF Chronicle, Dustin Gardiner, 7/3/20, "Here are the 12 measures.." 
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