Senate Constitutional Amendment 24. Amends Section 31 of Article IV of Constitution. Authorizes irrigation districts, in order to obtain water and other necessary property, to acquire stock of corporations owning water rights, waterworks, franchises or concessions, subject to obligations imposed by law upon other stockholders therein; requires city or county treasurer, upon resolution of governing body of political subdivision, to transfer temporarily funds thereof, not exceeding eighty-five per cent of taxes accruing thereto, to meet obligations incurred for maintenance, replacing same from such taxes before using latter for other obligations.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 387905; A: 52.4; N: 351785; B: 47.6
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. IV, section 31.
Herbert W. Slater, State Senator, Eighth District; Chester M. Kline, State Senator, Thirty-ninth District
IRRIGATION DISTRICTS; and TRANSFER OF FUNDS California Proposition 24 (1926).