Senate Constitutional Amendment 33. - Adds section 26 to Article XX of Constitution. Empowers Legislature to authorize sale of State park lands containing oil or gas deposits exceeding value of lands for recreational purposes. Empowers State Lands Commission with consent of State Park Commission, or such other State officer or agency as Legislature may provide, to execute leases, easements or contracts for extraction and removal of such deposits. Directs proceeds from sales, leases, easements or contracts be deposited in general fund subject to appropriation by Legislature for any purpose.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 315408; A: 15.1; N: 1776128; B: 84.9
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Ed. Fletcher, Senator, Fortieth District.; J. C. Garrison, Senator, Twenty-second District.
William E. Colby, Chairman of the California State Park Commission from 1927 to 1936.; Geoffrey Francis Morgan, President, Shoreline Planning Association.
SALE OR LEASE OF STATE PARK LANDS CONTAINING OIL OR GAS DEPOSITS California Proposition 13 (1940).