Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Amends and adds various constitutional provisions to provide for or affect two-year legislative sessions, automatic adjournment, special sessions, recesses, effective date of statutes, limitation on time for introduction of bills and presentation to Governor, budget bill time limits and procedure, vetoes, Governor's annual report, pardons, and legislators' terms and retirement. Financial impact: Cost decrease to state of between $16,500 and $60,000 per year.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 4521981; A: 60.9; N: 2906291; B: 39.1
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. IV, sections 2(a), 3, 4, 7(d), 8(c), 10, 11, 12(c), 23(b), Amended Cal. Const. art. V, sections 3, 8, Amended Cal. Const. art. XX, section 20, Added Cal. Const. art. XX, section 25
Bob Moretti, Assembly Speaker; Bob Monagan, Assembly Republican Leader; Fred Marler, Senate Republican Leader
Ken MacDonald, Assemblyman, 37th District
LEGISLATIVE REORGANIZATION California Proposition 4 (1972).