April 2018 | Volume VI | Legislative Advocacy
2018 Ballot Measures and Primary Races
With the 2018 primary election coming up on June 5, 2018, voters in California will have the opportunity to vote for federal, state, and local offices, as well as five ballot measures.

Ballot Measures:
Proposition 68 - California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018 is a $4 billion bond measure that will provide funds for groundwater cleanups that improve water quality; flood protection and repaid; clean drinking water projects; and parks in urban and disadvantaged communities.

Proposition 69 - Motor Vehicle Fees and Taxes: Restriction on Expenditures: Appropriations Limit is a constitutional amendment to restrict use of diesel sales tax revenues and the new transportation improvement fee to transportation purposes

Proposition 70 - Greenhouse Gas Reduction Reserve Fund is a constitutional amendment requiring revenues from the cap-and-trade auctions to be deposited into the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Reserve Fund. It also requires one-time legislative supermajority approval of the cap-and-trade expenditure plan before the funds can be returned to the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Reserve Fund to be appropriated.
Proposition 71 - Ballot Measures: Effective Date provides that an initiative statute, referendum, or constitutional amendment or revision shall take effect on the fifth day after the Secretary of State files the statement of vote, unless the measure provides a later operative date.

Proposition 72 - Property Tax: New Construction Exclusion: Rain Water Capture System will exclude rain water capture systems from the definition of "newly constructed" for property tax reassessment purposes.

For more information on the individual ballot measures, click here.

If you are planning to vote on June 5, 2018, you will need to be registered no later than May 21, 2018.

This information about ballot measures and primary races is purely informational. The Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce does not endorse any of the individuals or ballot measures listed.
You're invited to a
Community Chat hosted by
Assemblyman Dante Acosta!

Come share your thoughts on legislative and community issues with the Assemblyman.

Friday, April 27 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Junkyard Cafe | 2585 Cochran Street

Congresswoman Julia Brownley hosting a Student Town
Hall on Gun Safety

The town hall will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 10 AM - 11:30 AM at the Ventura County Office of Education in Camarillo.

Students are required to bring a school ID and a release form signed by their parent/guardian to enter the event. Parents/guardians are welcome to attend, but the conversation will be focused on the students' stories and questions.

If you have any questions, call 805-379-1779. Click here to RSVP.
Interested in future of the Simi Valley Town Center?

Join us for a Connections Luncheon with a presentation on the future of the Simi Valley Town Center! On Tuesday, April 17th, a representative from Alberta Development Partners LLC will present on the Simi Valley Town Center Redevelopment proposal. This presentation is open to both members and guests!

Please call the Chamber at 805-526-3900 for more information or click here to RSVP!
Simi Valley Chamber
Legislative Advocacy Forum

The Simi Valley Chamber Legislative Advocacy Forum (LAF) meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month to discuss current legislation and its impact on businesses. Staff from the state legislature, U.S. Congress, County of Ventura, and the City of Simi Valley attend these meetings.

Join us for the next meeting on Wednesday, April 25th at 8:00 AM in the Chamber.
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