Proposition Summary

Assembly Constitutional Amendment 2. Adds section 37 to Article IV of Constitution. Authorizes either house of Legislature by resolution to appoint committees to ascertain facts and make recommendations as to subjects within legislative scope, joint committees for such purposes consisting of members of both houses to be created by concurrent resolutions; declares such resolutions may authorize such committees to act either during sessions or after final adjournment, and 'have such powers and duties as provided by resolutions creating them or by law or legislative rules. Declares committee members shall receive no additional compensation except expenses necessarily incurred.

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Popular Vote Results

Y: 929527; A: 52.1; N: 855845; B: 47.9

Election Type

General Election

Proposition Type

Assembly Constitutional Amendment

Code Sections Affected

Added Cal. Const. art. IV, section 37.

For Author

Melvyn I. Cronin, Member of the Assembly, Twenty-fifth District, San Francisco.; Ernest O. Voigt, Member of the Assembly, Sixty-first District.