Assembly Constitutional Amendment 16. Adds Section 4 ¾ to Article VI of Constitution. Declares Legislature, in cases were jury trial is not matter of right or is waived, may empower appellate court to ascertain the facts from evidence in trial court, or from additional evidence in appellate court, and make findings of fact contrary or additional to those made by trial court and for such purposes hear additional evidence concerning facts occurring before its decision on appeal and direct entry of any judgment or order case may require.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 521858; A: 69.4; N: 230284; A: 30.6
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Const. art. VI, section 4 3/4.
Walter J. Little, Assemblyman, Sixty-second District; Byron J. Walters, Assemblyman, Seventy-ninth District
GIVING APPELLATE COURTS TRIAL COURT POWERS California Proposition 26 (1926).