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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 2. CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS [12001 - 12790]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

CHAPTER 1. Governor [12001 - 12091]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

ARTICLE 7. Commission on the Governorship [12070 - 12076]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1966, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 162. )

12070.
  

There is in the state government a Commission on the Governorship, consisting of the President pro Tempore of the Senate, the Speaker of the Assembly, the President of the University of California, the Chancellor of the California State Colleges, and the Director of Finance.

(Added by Stats. 1966, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 162.)

12071.
  

The commission shall have exclusive authority to petition the Supreme Court to determine any questions that arise relating to vacancies in and succession to the office of Governor.

(Added by Stats. 1966, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 162.)

12072.
  

The commission shall have exclusive authority to petition the Supreme Court to decide any questions relating to the existence of a temporary disability of the Governor.

(Added by Stats. 1966, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 162.)

12073.
  

The commission shall have exclusive authority to petition the Supreme Court to decide any questions relating to the termination of the temporary disability of the Governor.

(Added by Stats. 1966, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 162.)

12074.
  

The President pro Tempore of the Senate shall be chairman of the commission and the Speaker of the Assembly shall be vice chairman. The commission shall meet at the times and places designated by the chairman, and, in his absence, the times and places designated by the vice chairman.

(Added by Stats. 1966, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 162.)

12075.
  

The commission may file a petition pursuant to Sections 12071, 12072, or 12073 only if a majority of the members of the commission vote to take such action.

(Added by Stats. 1966, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 162.)

12076.
  

The commission shall have the power of a head of a department to make investigations to determine whether or not a petition should be filed pursuant to this article. Every state agency shall, on request of the commission, make available to the commission the facilities and personnel of the agency to enable the commission to perform its functions.

(Added by Stats. 1966, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 162.)

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