Bill Text: CA SCA1 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Public housing projects.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-12-04 - From printer. May be acted upon on or after January 3. [SCA1 Detail]

Download: California-2019-SCA1-Introduced.html


Senate Constitutional Amendment No. 1

Introduced by Senators Allen and Wiener
(Coauthor: Senator Lara)

December 03, 2018

A resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by repealing Article XXXIV thereof, relating to public housing projects.


SCA 1, as introduced, Allen. Public housing projects.
The California Constitution prohibits the development, construction, or acquisition of a low-rent housing project, as defined, in any manner by any state public body until a majority of the qualified electors of the city, town, or county in which the development, construction, or acquisition of the low-rent housing project is proposed approve the project by voting in favor at an election, as specified.
This measure would repeal these provisions.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

Resolved by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the Legislature of the State of California at its 2018–19 Regular Session commencing on the third day of December 2018, two-thirds of the membership of each house concurring, hereby proposes to the people of the State of California, that the Constitution of the State be amended as follows:

 That Article XXXIV thereof is repealed.