Assembly Constitutional Amendment 31. Amends Section 8, Article Xl, of Constitution. Requires board of freeholders, within one year after their election, to prepare a proposed city charter, and If city's population exceeds 50,000 requires copies thereof be printed and mailed each elector. Requires petition for submission of charter amendment be filed with legislative body of city at least sixty days before general election next preceding a regular session of Legislature. Permits charter provision for division of city into boroughs or districts; eliminates provision that borough's powers be not changed without consent of electors of borough.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 815428; A: 61.3; N: 515020; B: 38.7
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. XI, section 8.
Harry F. Morrison, Assemblyman, 29th District
CITY CHARTERS California Proposition 17 (1932).