Senate Constitutional Amendment 26. Adds Section 32 to Article XX of Constitution. Authorized legislature to establish health insurance system applicable to persons, and their dependents, whose income it deems insufficient to meet hazards of sickness and disability; provide support for such system by contributions, voluntary or compulsory, from such persons , from employers and by state appropriation; and confer upon any commission or court, now or hereafter created, power and authority necessary to effectuate provisions of this section. Declares this section not controlled or limited by other than the referendum provisions of constitution.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 133858; A: 27.2; N: 358324; B: 72.8
Senate Constitutional Amendment
William Kehoe, State Senator First District
J. W. Ballard, State Senator Thirty-eighth District
HEALTH INSURANCE California Proposition 20 (1918).