Secretary of State No.
EMINENT DOMAIN. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Amends constitution, which presently provides for payment of just compensation for taking or damaging of private property for public use, to provide for payment of full and just compensation for permanent or temporary taking, damaging or diminishing in value for public use, benefit or convenience, under the police power or otherwise, of any interest in private property of any nature. Amendment to be effective three years prior to adoption. Claims created by amendment deemed to accrue no earlier than date of adoption. Provision to be interpreted liberally in favor of protection of private property rights. If this initiative is adopted, it will require undefined additional financing from State sources of a major magnitude but in an amount which cannot be determined.
Mrs. Alicita Lewis, 7881 Santa Catalina Circle, Stanton, California, 90680; Peter J. Remmel, 12311 Chapman Garden Grove, California, 92640; Gilbert W. Ferguson, 2602 West Ocean Front, Newport Beach, California, 92660
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Eminent Domain. California Initiative 78 (1973).