Submitted to electors by referendum. Amends Sections 1, 2, and 9 of act approved March 31, 1897 as subsequently amended, providing for organization of irrigation districts. Permits organization of an irrigation district by majority vote of electors instead of by two-thirds vote thereof, as now provided. Rearranges existing provisions relating to petition for formation of an irrigation district and duties of State Engineer and board of supervisors in connection therewith.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 314522; A: 52.8; N: 280948; B: 47.2
Code Sections Affected
Amended section 1, 2, and 9 of "An act to provide for the organization and government of irrigation districts, and to provide for the acquisition or construction thereby of works for the irrigation of the lands embraced within such districts and also to provide for the distribution of water for irrigation purposes," approved March 31, 1897, and as amended.
L. L. Dennett, State Senator Twelfth District
J. B. Olcese
IRRIGATION DISTRICT ACT California Proposition 15 (1920).