Senate Constitutional Amendment 18. Amends Constitution, Article XIII, section 9. State Board of Equalization to comprise five members, each elected from one of five equalization districts. Eliminates Controller from Board. Specifies counties comprising each district, permitting Legislature by two-thirds vote to redefine districts. Member's term four years; those serving when section becomes operative continue for balance of term, Governor appointing member from fifth district to hold until January, 1947. Reenacts, substantially unchanged, present provisions constituting boards of supervisors equalization boards in their respective counties, but without power to alter property valuation assessed by State Board.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 617990; A: 44.9; N: 758388; B: 55.1
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Robert W. Kenny, Senator, Thirty-eighth District.; John F. Shelley, Senator, Fourteenth District.; Ralph E. Swing, Senator, Thirty-sixth District.
BOARDS OF EQUALIZATION California Proposition 13 (1942).