Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Adds Section 1½a to Article XIII of Constitution. Prohibits State and its political subdivisions from imposing taxes upon personal property, tangible or intangible. Provides that such prohibition shall not affect estate, inheritance, income or other excise taxes.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 645865; A: 19.3; N: 2701574; B: 80.7
James O. Stevenson, Director, Los Angeles Bureau of Municipal Research; John C. Goff, Attorney, United Taxpayers, Inc., and California Committee for Repeal of Personal Property Tax
Von T. Ellsworth, Director of Research and Legislative Representative, California Farm Bureau Federation; Arthur F. Corey, State Executive Secretary, California Teachers' Association; James L. Beebe, Chairman, State and Local Government Committee, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXATION California Proposition 1 (1950).