Proposition Summary

Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Deletes certain constitutional provisions and reinserts them in other articles. Deletes provision limiting four-year maximum terms of officers and commissions when terms not provided for in Constitution. Prohibits reduction of elected state officers' salaries during term. Permits Legislature to deal with tax matters in connection with changes in state boundaries. Requires Legislature to provide for working of convicts for benefit of state. Financial impact: None.

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Popular Vote Results

Y: 4855713; A: 66.0; N: 2503627; B: 34.0

Election Type

General Election

Proposition Type

Assembly Constitutional Amendment

Code Sections Affected

Repealed Cal. Const. art. 1, section 3, Repealed Cal. Const. art. III, Added Cal. Const. art. III, Repealed Cal. Const. art. V, Added Cal. Const. art. XIII, section 44, Repealed Cal. Const. art. XX, section 1, Added Cal. Const. art. XX, section 5, Repealed Cal. Const. art. XX, sections 6, 16, Repealed Cal. Const. art. XXI

For Author

Robert G. Beverly, Assemblyman, 46th District; Nicholas C. Petris, State Senator, 11th District; Judge Bruce W. Sumner, Chairman, Constitution Revision Commission