Senate Constitutional Amendment 37. Amends Constitution, Article X, section 7. Declares Legislature may provide for establishment, government and superintendence of all institutions for persons convicted of felonies, and for that purpose may delegate the government and superintendence of such institutions to any public governmental agency, officer or board; and may provide for punishment, treatment and custody of females differently from men similarly convicted. Until Legislature otherwise provides declares effective existing statutes and constitutional provisions purporting to cover such matters.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 994101; A: 50.1; N: 991722; B: 49.9
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. X, section 7.
John Phillips, Senator, Thirty-seventh District.
A. R. O'Brien, Ukiah.; T. N. Harvey, Bakersfield.; John D. McGilvray, San Francisco.; Edward L. Abbott, Santa Barbara.
INSTITUTIONS FOR FELONS California Proposition 3 (1940).