SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT AND TRANSPORTATION OF PUPILS. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Amends Section 7(a) of Article I of the Constitution to provide that nothing in the California Constitution imposes upon the State of California or any public entity, board, or official any obligations or responsibilities which exceed those imposed by the United States Constitution with respect to the use of pupil school assignment or transportation. Provides for modification of existing judgments, decrees, writs or other court orders to conform to the provisions of this subdivision. Provides that governing boards of school districts may voluntarily continue or commence a school integration plan. Financial impact: Indeterminable. Potential savings if school districts elect to reduce or eliminate pupil transportation or assignment programs as a result of this measure.
Legislative Vote Results
FINAL VOTE CAST BY LEGISLATURE ON SCA 2 (PROPOSITION 1) -- Assembly-Ayes, 62; Noes, 17 -- Senate-Ayes, 28; Noes, 6
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2433312; A: 68.6; N: 1112923; B: 31.4
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Coalition for Econ. Equity v. Wilson: 946 F. Supp. 1480, N.D. Cal. 1996; Los Angeles NAACP v. Los Angeles Unified Sch. Dist.: 518 F. Supp. 1053, C.D. Cal. 1981; Los Angeles NAACP v. Los Angeles Unified Sch. Dist.: 513 F. Supp. 717, 1981; Crawford v. Board of Educ. of Los Angeles: 200 Cal. App. 3d, 1988; Tinsley v. Superior Ct. of San Mateo County: 150 Cal. App. 3d 90, 1983; Crawford v. Board of Educ. of Los Angeles: 113 Cal. App. 3d 633, 1980
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. I, section 7(a)
Alan Robbins, State Senator, 20th District
Diane E. Watson, State Senator, 30th District; Teresa P. Hughes, Member of the Assembly, 47th District; Susan F. Rice, President, League of Women Voters of California
Rebuttal Against Author
Alan Robbins, State Senator, 20th District; Rev. W. C. Jackson, Pastor, Beth Ezel Baptist Church, Watts; John Serrano, Jr., Plaintiff, Serrano v. Priest
School Assignment and Transportation of Pupils California Proposition 1 (1979).