Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 59. Repeals Article XIX of Constitution, as adopted in 1879, which directs Legislature to prescribe laws imposing conditions on residence of certain aliens and to provide for their removal from the State; which prohibits Chinese employment by corporations and on public works; which directs passage of laws providing for removal of Chinese from cities or their restriction to certain portions of cities, and adoption of laws to prohibit Chinese from entering State.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 3116501; A: 77.3; N: 914112; B: 22.7
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Repealed Cal. Const. art. XIX.
Thomas A. Maloney, Speaker Pro Tempore of the Assembly
REPEALING CONSTITUTIONAL RESTRICTIONS ON CHINESE California Proposition 14 (1952).