2005 California Government Code Sections 12070-12076 Article 7. Commission on the GovernorshipGOVERNMENT CODE
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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.
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