Assembly Constitutional Amendment 62 amending section 23 of article XII of constitution. Present section unchanged except in following particulars: Railroad commission given exclusive power to fix public utility rates in all incorporated municipalities; such municipalities, by vote of electors thereof, may retain that control over public utilities which relates to local, police, sanitary, and other regulations only, or surrender same to railroad commission: omits provision authorizing such municipalities to reinvest themselves with powers so surrendered: declares right of incorporated municipalities to grant public utility franchises Dot affected by section.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 291665; A: 52.8; N: 260589
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal Const. art. XII, section 23.
W. A. Sutherland, Assemblyman Fifty-first District; Alfred Morgenstern, Assemblyman Thirty-fifth District
REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES California Proposition 16 (1914).