Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 5. Adds enabling provision to Constitution authorizing Legislature to adopt wartime disaster laws, providing for filling offices of legislators r governor in case of death or disabling injury of one-fifth of legislators or incumbent governor; -for convening of general or extraordinary legislative sessions; for elections to fill vacant or temporarily-occupied offices, and for temporary location of state capital and county seats. Modifies existing constitutional provision regarding succession to governorship.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 3247586; A: 78.3; N: 902328; B: 21.7
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Const. art. IV, section 38. Amended Cal. Const. art. V, section 16.
Richard Richards, Senator, 38th Senatorial District Los Angeles County; Vernon Kilpatrick, Assemblyman, 55th Assembly District, Los Angeles County
GOVERNMENT FUNCTIONS: WARTIME DISASTER California Proposition 7 (1958).