Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Requires State Personnel Board to: (1) determine maximum salary for each class of policemen or deputy sheriff in each city and county within state, (2) adjust salaries of uniformed members of Highway Patrol to at least the maximum rate paid policemen or deputy sheriffs within comparable classes, and (3) report annually to Governor on its determinations and adjustments. Requires Governor to provide in budget for full implementation of these determinations and adjustments. These budget provisions can be modified Or stricken only by two-thirds vote of Legislature voting solely on this issue. Financial impact: Indeterminable but potential major cost increase.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 3071926; A: 39.1; N: 4782368; B: 60.9
Kenneth B. Anderson, Sergeant, CHP; President, Cal. Assn. of Highway Patrolmen; Ralph L. Schiavone, Executive Manager, Cal. Assn. of Highway Patrolmen
Mrs. Nita Ashcraft, President, California State Personnel Board; Stephen P. Teale, State Senator, 3rd District; Frank Lanterman, Assemblyman, 47th District
Rebuttal Against Author
Kenneth B. Anderson, Sergeant, CHP; President, Cal. Assn. of Highway Patrolmen; Ralph L. Schiavone, Executive Manager Cal. Assn. of Highway Patrolmen
SALARIES. CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL California Proposition 16 (1972).