Open States' stated mission is to improve civic engagement.
To be true to that goal, we can not stand by and be silent when a large portion of Americans face systemic racism and other forms of oppression. That oppression has meant being excluded from civic participation at the ballot box, being called un-American for peaceful protests, and being denied justice for crimes committed against them.
(1) Under existing law, various measures have been approved by the voters to provide funds for water supply and protection facilities and programs.
This bill would enact the Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010, which, if approved by the voters, would authorize the issuance of bonds in the amount of $11,140,000,000 pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law to finance a safe drinking water and water supply reliability program.
The bill would provide for the submission of the bond act to the voters at the November 2, 2010, statewide general election.
(2) This bill would take effect only if SB 1 of the 2009â€“10 7th Extraordinary Session is enacted and becomes effective.
(3) This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.