SCHOOL EMPLOYEES. HOMOSEXUALITY. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Provides for filing charges against schoolteachers, teachers' aides, school administrators or counselors for advocating, soliciting, imposing, encouraging or promoting private or public sexual acts defined in sections 286(a) and 288a(a) of the Penal Code between persons of same sex in a manner likely to come to the attention of other employees or students; or publicly and indiscreetly engaging in said acts. Prohibits hiring and requires dismissal of such persons if school board determines them unfit for service after considering enumerated guidelines. In dismissal cases only, provides for two-stage hearings, written findings, judicial review. Financial impact: Unknown but potentially substantial costs to State, counties and school districts depending on number of cases which receive an administrative hearing.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2823293; A: 41.6; N: 3969120; B: 58.4
Beck v. County of Santa Clara: 204 Cal. App. 3d 789, 1988
John V. Briggs, Senator, State of California, 35th District; Doctor Ray Batema, Pastor, Central Baptist Church; F. La Gard Smith, Professor of Law
Jane McKaskle Murphy, San Francisco Police Commissioner; Raoul Teilhet, President, California Federation of Teachers, AFT, AFL-CIO; Edmund D. Edelman, Los Angeles County Supervisor, 3rd District
Rebuttal Against Author
John V. Briggs, Senator, State of California 35th District; Doctor Ray Batema, Pastor, Central Baptist Church; F. La Gard Smith, Professor of Law
School Employees. Homosexuality California Proposition 6 (1978).