Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 49. Amends Article VI of Constitution. Establishes a uniform system of municipal and justice courts throughout the State. Provides for municipal courts In cities or judicial districts exceeding 40,000 population, and justice courts in judicial districts of lesser population, judges of these courts being elective. Directs that there shall be only one kind of court in a district. Authorizes legislature to prescribe jurisdiction and procedure of such courts and powers and duties of judges thereof.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2307328; A: 80.7; N: 552997; B: 19.3
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Phelps v. Brennan: 16 Cal. 3d 508, 1976
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. VI, sections 1, 11, 23. Repealed Cal. Const. art. VI, sections 11a, 13.
Ralph M. Brown, Member of Assembly, Thirtieth District
Bernard R. Brady, Member of Assembly, 19th District, San Francisco
INFERIOR COURT REORGANIZATION California Proposition 3 (1950).