Assembly Constitutional Amendment 55. Amends section 4c, adds sections 4d and 5a, Article VI, Constitution. Empowers Supreme Court to transfer to itself cause pending before District Court of Appeal; to retransfer cause pending before itself to division of District Court of Appeal from which received; and to extend, within prescribed limits, the time for granting or denying a hearing in such cases. Empowers District Courts of Appeal, and appellate department of Superior Court, to certify questions of law to Supreme Court, but permits latter to return same without determination.
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Charles W. Lyon, Member of the Assembly, Fifty-ninth District.; Alfred W. Robertson, Member of the Assembly, Thirty-ninth District.
SUPREME AND APPELLATE COURT PROCEDURE California Proposition 15 (1942).