Referendum of act of Legislature (Chapter 51, Statutes 1937). Act authorizes creation and establishment of a public utilities commission within any city, city and county, county, local governmental agency, society, association, authority, or entity rendering service to the public; authorizes sale of revenue bonds to defray costs of construction or acquisition of public utilities, extensions and improvements thereto, and provides for the acquisition, production, distribution and sale of products, commodities, energy or services of such public utilities and for payment of such bonds and interest thereon.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 516591; A: 26.1; N: 1465841; B: 73.9
George Sehlmeyer, Master, California State Grange; Walter D. Wagner, Executive Secretary, Irrigation Districts Association of California; J. C. Garrison, Senator, Twenty-second District
Mrs. Robert J. Burdette, Pasadena, Founder, California Federation of Women's Clubs; Glenn D. Willaman, Los Angeles, Secretary, California State Real Estate Association; Lewis M. Foulke, Gazelle, Siskiyou County, President, Common Property Taxpayers' Association of California
REVENUE BOND ACT OF 1937 California Proposition 13 (1938).