Greater Irvine Chamber Government Affairs Committee Recommended Positions on Nov. 6 General Election Ballot Measures
Monday, October 01, 2018
The Greater Irvine Chamber Government Affairs Committee has provided a list of the measures that will appear on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot with their accompanying recommended positions on each. The committee offers their position recommendations with the interest of local businesses in mind.
Proposition 1 – Authorizes $4 billion in general obligation bonds for housing-related programs, loans, grants, and project and housing loans for veterans.
Proposition 3 – Authorizes bonds to fund projects for water supply and quality, watershed, fish, wildlife, water conveyance, and groundwater sustainability and storage.
Proposition 5 - Changes requirements for certain property owners to transfer their property tax base to replacement property.
Proposition 10 - Expands local governments’ authority to enact rent control on residential property.
Proposition 2 - Authorizes bonds to fund existing housing program for individuals with mental illness.
Proposition 4 - Authorizes bonds funding construction at hospitals providing children’s health care.
Proposition 6 - Eliminates certain road repair and transportation funding; requires certain fuel taxes and vehicle fees be approved by the electorate.
Proposition 7 - Conforms California daylight saving time to federal law; allows legislature to change daylight saving time period.
Proposition 8 - Regulates amounts outpatient kidney dialysis clinics charge for dialysis treatment.
Proposition 11 - Requires private-sector emergency ambulance employees to remain on-call during work breaks.
Proposition 12 - New standards for confinement of specified farm animals; bans sale of certain noncomplying products.
For more information about the Greater Irvine Chamber’s work in government affairs and how to become involved, contact Whit Peterson.
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