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ABSENT VOTERS. Assembly Constitutional Amendment 35. Amends
Section 1, Article II, of Constitution. Extends to those voters engaged
in the civil or congressional service of the United States or of the 18 state the same privilege now possessed by those engaged in the military
or naval service of casting their votes, at any primary or general election, at any place under such provisions as the Legislature may prescribe.
AUTHORIZING STATE AID TO NEEDY BLIND PERSONS. Senate
Constitutional Amendment 21 amending Section 22, Article IV, of Constitution. Inserts proviso empowering Legislature to grant aid to needy
blind persons not inmates of any institution supported wholly or partly 19 by the State or by any political subdivision thereof; and declares that
any county or municipality providing for the support of such needy blind persons shall be entitled to receive the same pro rata appropriations as may be granted to such institutions under church or other control.
WAIVING JURY TRIAL IN CRIMINAL CASES. Senate Constitutional
Amendment 9. Amends Section 7. Article I, of Constitution. Declares 20 that a trial by jury may be waived in all criminal cases, by consent of
both parties, expressed in open court by the defendant and his counsel.
PROHIBITING CERTAIN ACTS WITH ANIMALS AND USE OF CER.
TAIN INSTRUMENTS TO CONTROL THEM. Initiative. Defines bull-dogging, bull-riding, bull-dodging, wild-animal-racing, wildanimal-milking steer-roping. two-men-roping, high-lifing, loin
strapping; prohibits such acts or use of spurs to make animal buck, or 21 terrifying or exciting it by any means, for sport, exhibition, or amuse
ment; declares such prohibition inapplicable to farming or dairying or to branding or breaking animals in raising cattle, horses or mules; prohibits the biting, chewing or twisting any part of an animal's body or holding or controlling an animal with pincers, twisters or similar instruments; and prescribes penalties for violations.
CERTIFICATE OF SECRETARY OF STATE
STATE OF CALIFORNIA, DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA. I, Frank C. Jordan, Secretary of State of the State of California, do hereby certify that the foregoing twenty-one measures will be submitted to the electors of the State of California at the general election to be held throughout the State on the sixth day of November, 1928.
Witness my hand and the great seal of State, at office in Sacramento, California, the sixth day of October, A. D. 1928.
Secretary of State