Senate Constitutional Amendment 45. Amends Section 4, Article VI of Constitution. Divides first and second district courts of appeal, each into two divisions of three justices each, present officers and terms of justices unaffected, such justices constituting division one of their respective districts, governor appointing three justices for each division two thereof to serve until successors are elected; requires two justices present to transact business and two to concur to judgment; whenever judge of supreme or appellate court cannot act therein authorizes remaining justices thereof to select appellate or superior judge to act pro tempore.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 188243; A: 52.6; N: 169803; B: 47.4
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. VI, section 4.
William Kehoe, State Senator First District; J. R. Thompson, State Senator Twenty-fifth District
APPELLATE COURT DIVISIONS California Proposition 9 (1918).