Election 2004 — Propositions



1A

Ensures local property tax and sales tax revenues remain
with local government thereby safeguarding funding for public safety, health,
libraries, parks, and other local services.

59

Provides right of public access to meetings of government bodies and writings
of government officials.

60

Provides the right for political party participating in a primary election
for partisan office to also participate in the general election for that office.

61

Authorizes $750 million in general obligation bonds, to be repaid from
state’s General Fund, to fund grants to eligible children’s hospitals for the
construction, expansion, remodeling, renovation, furnishing and equipping of
children’s hospitals.

62

Requires primary elections in which voters may vote for any state or federal
candidate regardless of party registration.

63

Provides funds to counties to expand services and develop innovative programs
and integrated service plans for mentally ill children, adults and seniors.
Imposes additional 1% tax on taxable income over $1 million.

64

Amends unfair business competition laws to: limit individual’s right to sue;
require representative claims to comply with procedural requirements applicable
to class action lawsuits; authorize only California Attorney General or local
public officials to sue on behalf of general public to enforce unfair business
competition laws.

65

Requires voter approval for any legislation that provides for any reduction,
based on January 1, 2003 levels, of local governments’ vehicle license fee
revenues, sales tax powers and revenues, and proportionate share of local
property tax revenues.

66

Amends “Three Strikes” law to require increased sentences only when current
conviction is for specified violent and/or serious felony. Redefines violent and
serious felonies Increases punishment for specified sex crimes against children.

67

Provides funding for emergency personnel training and equipment,
reimbursement for uncompensated emergency physician care, uncompensated
community clinic care, emergency telephone system improvements, and to hospitals
for emergency services.

68

Authorizes Governor to renegotiate tribal-state compacts to require that
tribes: Pay 25 percent of slot machine/gaming device revenues to government
fund; comply with multiple state laws; accept state court jurisdiction. Limits
new tribal gaming.

69

Requires collection of DNA samples from all felons, and from adults and
juveniles arrested for or charged with specific crimes, and submission to state
DNA database. Authorizes $7,000,000 loan from Legislature for implementation.

70

Requires collection of DNA samples from all felons, and from adults and
juveniles arrested for or charged with specific crimes, and submission to state
DNA database.

71

Establishes “California Institute for Regenerative Medicine” to regulate stem
cell research and provide funding, through grants and loans, for such research
and research facilities. Establishes constitutional right to conduct stem cell
research..

72

Provides for individual and dependent health care coverage for employees, as
specified, working for large and medium employers.