Secretary of State No.
TAXES, GAMBLING, PENSIONS, ETC. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Adds Article XXXII to Constitution. Establishes 2 percent tax on gross receipts of all kinds. Legalizes, licenses and taxes bookmaking and other gambling. Abolishes all other State and local taxes and fees. Provides minimum monthly retirement pensions of $100 until July 1952, $130 thereafter, plus increases proportioned to cost-of-living increases since 1944, payable to aged persons, permanently disabled persons, widows, clergymen, teachers. Provides temporary disability and burial benefits. Regulates oleomargarine, certain healing arts, civic centers, public lands, water pollution, surface mining. Reapportions State Senate. Prohibits primary election cross-filing.
Taxes, Gambling, Pensions, Etc. California Initiative 1948-t-1 (1948).