Initiative. Repeals initiative act approved by electors November 4, 1924. That act authorizes boxing and wrestling contests for prizes or purses, or where admission fee is charged, limiting such boxing contests to twelve rounds; created athletic commission empowered to license such contests and participants therein; prescribes conditions under which licenses shall be issued and contests held; and . declares amateur boxing contests, conducted under Section 412 of Penal Code (which limits such contests to four rounds and prohibits prize fights), are subject to that act, and under commission's jurisdiction, when admission fee is charged.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 542518; A: 36.7; N: 935901; B: 63.3
F. M. Larkin, Executive Secretary of the California State Church Federation
Harry F. Morrison, Assemblyman, Twenty-ninth District
BOXING AND WRESTLING CONTESTS California Proposition 5 (1928).