FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2015
Contact: Sam Mahood, (916) 653-6575
Referendum to Allow Personal Belief Exemption from Mandatory Immunization Program for Schoolchildren
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced the proponent of a new referendum may begin collecting petition signatures.
The Attorney General prepares the legal title and summary that is required to appear on referendum petitions. When the official language is complete, the Attorney General forwards it to the proponent and to the Secretary of State, and the referendum may be circulated for signatures. The Secretary of State then provides calendar deadlines to the proponent and to county elections officials. The Attorney General’s official title and summary for the measure is as follows: Continue reading