| BALLOT INITIATIVE |
California Solutions to Homelessness
and Mental Health Support Act
aka "DRAFTKINGS MEASURE"
Initiative No #21-0017 Amend #1
The ballot initiative was filed on August 12, 2021. The Attorney General issued ballot language for the initiative on October 18, 2021, allowing a signature drive to begin.
The campaign has until
April 18, 2022, to obtain a sufficient number of valid signatures.
Games on Indian lands would be conducted pursuant to amendments to existing tribal‐state gaming compacts.
The campaign to support the initiative is being lead by a group called “California Legalize
Sports Betting Initiative.” The initiative is also advanced
by individuals named John J. Moffit and Kurt R. Oneto.
The media has reported that it is being led by the cities of Colma, Gardena, and Inglewood.
Proposes constitutional amendment to legalize:
(1) roulette, craps, and games played with dice at tribal casinos;
(2) sports wagering—in‐person, online and through mobile devices—at tribal
casinos, at state‐licensed horse racing tracks, and by state‐licensed operators
(including gambling establishments and professional sports teams); and
(3) non‐banking games played with cards or tiles, including blackjack and baccarat, at state‐licensed gambling establishments (card rooms).
Games on Indian lands would be conducted pursuant to amendments
to existing tribal‐state gaming compacts.