CONDEMNATION FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES
Senate Constitutional Amendment 27 adding section 20 to article XI of constitution. Authorizes state, county or municipality to condemn neighboring property within its limits additional to that actually intended for proposed improvement; declares same taken for public use; defines estate therein and manner of dealing therewith to further such improvement; permits county or municipality to condemn lands within ten miles beyond its boundaries for certain public purposes, with consent of other county or municipality if such lands lie therein; requires terms of condemnation, lease or disposal of such additional property to be prescribed by law.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 92048; A: 37.1; N: 155786; B: 62.9
Senate Constitutional Amendment
H. Stanley Benedict, State Senator Thirty-fourth District; Herbert C. Jones, State Senator Twenty-eighth District
CONDEMNATION FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES California Proposition 8 (1915).