Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Adds Section 31 ½ to Article IV of Constitution. Prohibits (and provides that Constitution has always prohibited) appropriation or expenditure of public money to California State Chamber of Commerce, any local chamber of commerce, County Supervisors Association, or any private organization which attempts to influence legislation. Directs Attorney General to recover public money hitherto or hereafter expended in violation of such prohibition. Provides that future operation of this prohibition shall not be affected if retroactive application is held invalid.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 1776367; A: 41.9; N: 2467604; B: 58.1
Richard Richards, Chairman, L. A. Democratic County Central Committee; John S. Barcome, Member and former Chairman, L. A. Republican County Central Committee; George McLain, Chairman, California Institute of Social Welfare
Ralph Taylor, Executive Secretary, Agricultural Council of California; John Home, Past Commander, American Legion, Department of California; Walter Swanson, Vice-President and General Manager, San Francisco Convention and Tourist Bureau
PUBLIC FUNDS: CERTAIN EXPENDITURES PROHIBITED California Proposition 10 (1952).