Senate Constitutional Amendment 6. Adds Article XXV to Constitution. Creates Board of Forestry of seven members, appointed by Governor with consent of Senate, to represent State's interest in State forests and Federal land matters pertaining to forestry, and determine policy of Division of Forestry, which must prepare plan to reduce losses from forest fires, insect pests and forest diseases, provide fire protection and determine best use of uncultivated wild lands. Creates non-civil service office of State Forester as Chief of Division of Forestry. Transfers funds to support of new Board and Division of Forestry.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 714527; A: 49.2; N: 736977; B: 50.8
Senate Constitutional Amendment
G. M. Biggar, Senator, Fourth District.; R. R. Cunningham, Senator, Twenty-seventh District.
John M. Pfiffner, President, California Merit System League, Los Angeles, California.
BOARD OF FORESTRY ESTABLISHED California Proposition 6 (1942).