Senate Constitutional Amendment 21. Adds section 7 to Article X of Constitution. Authorizes Legislature to provide or delegate authority for establishment and maintenance of institutions for females convicted of felonies. Declares Legislature may provide for punishment, custody and care of such females in a manner and under circumstances different from men similarly convicted. Ratifies existing laws relating to said subjects. Authorizes Legislature to repeal, amend or otherwise modify such laws
Popular Vote Results
Y: 879010; A: 50.2; N: 871557; B: 49.8
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Const. art. X, section 7.
Ralph E. Swing, Senator, Thirty-sixth District; J. I. Wagy, Senator, Thirty-fourth District
Ray W. Hays, Senator, Thirtieth District
PENAL INSTITUTIONS FOR AND PUNISHMENT OF FEMALE FELONS California Proposition 21 (1936).