Senate Constitutional Amendment 16. Adds Section 14 ½ to Article I of Constitution. Authorizes State, county or city to acquire land by gift, purchase or condemnation, for memorial grounds, streets, squares, parkways and reservations, limited to parcels within one hundred fifty feet of closest boundary of such improvement; when parcels lie partially within such limit only portions thereof within two hundred feet of such boundary may be acquired; after improvement completed land not necessary therefor may be conveyed, with reservations concerning future use so as to protect the improvements; Legislature to prescribe procedure
Popular Vote Results
Y: 855532; A: 73.4; N: 309942; B: 26.6
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Const. art. I, section 14 1/2.
Newton M. Allen, State Senator, Thirty-seventh District; Cadet Taylor, State Senator, Thirty-third District
ACQUISITION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS California Proposition 10 (1928).