Assembly Constitutional Amendment 27. Amends Section 9, Article VI, of Constitution. Prohibits Legislature from granting leave of absence to any judicial officer; declares any such officer who absents himself from State for more than sixty consecutive days forfeits his office, but Governor may, on terms fixed by him, extend said period. Authorizes Legislature, by two-thirds vote of each house, to increase or diminish number of Superior Court judges in any county or city and county, but any reduction shall not affect elected judge.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 419527; A: 47.2; N: 469955; B: 52.8
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Harry Lyons, Assemblyman, Sixty-fourth District; Ernest C. Crowley, Assemblyman, Tenth District
Ray C. De Yoe, Assemblyman, Forty-eighth District
ABSENCE OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS FROM STATE. AUTHORIZING LEGISLATURE TO CHANGE NUMBER OF SUPERIOR JUDGES California Proposition 24 (1930).