Senate Constitutional Amendment No.2. Eliminates present provision permitting service of intoxicating liquor only in bona fide hotels, restaurants and other public eating places. Authorizes legislation to permit service of alcoholic beverages in public premises in which food need not be served; restricts presence of minors in such establishments. Incorporates existing ban on service or sale of alcoholic beverages to persons under 21.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2391825; A: 50.6; N: 2338137; B: 49.4
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. XX, section 22.
Earl D. Desmond, State Senator, Sacramento County; J. Howard Williams, State Senator, Tulare County
John A. Murdy, Jr., State Senator, Thirty-fifth Senatorial District
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENTS California Proposition 5 (1956).