COUNTY SUPERINTENDENTS OF SCHOOLS AND BOARDS OF EDUCATION. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Amends Article IX to authorize selection of county school superintendents either by appointment of the county board of education or election, at the option of the electorate. Transfers responsibility for the establishment of the salaries of county superintendents from the Legislature to the county board of education. Empowers two or more counties to establish by majority vote of their electorates a joint board of education, and county superintendent of schools. Specifies that joint boards of education and superintendents shall be governed by state statute and not county charter provisions. Financial impact: Indeterminable.
Legislative Vote Results
FINAL VOTE CAST BY LEGISLATURE ON ACA 77 (PROPOSITION 8) -- Assembly-Ayes, 65; Noes, 6 -- Senate-Ayes, 27, Noes 4
Popular Vote Results
Y: 3594940; A: 53.4; N: 3139724; B: 46.6
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. IX, sections 3, 3.1, Added Cal. Const. art. IX, section 3.2, Amended Cal. Const. art. IX, section 3.3, Amended Cal. Const. art. IX, section 7
Leroy F. Greene, Member of the Assembly, 6th District; Chairman, Assembly Committee on Education
H. L. "Bill" Richardson, Member of the Senate, 19th District; Pauline L. Davis, Member of the Assembly, 1st District
Rebuttal Against Author
Leroy F. Greene, Member of the Assembly, 6th District; Chairman, Assembly Education Committee
County Superintendents of Schools and Boards of Education California Proposition 8 (1976).