Assembly Bill 168 (MacBride – 1959)
Chapter 192, Statutes of 1959 - AB 168
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As enacted in 1959, Assembly Bill 168 was a single-section bill that amended Code of Civil Procedure section 352 only. (See Exhibit #1b) Assembly member Thomas MacBride introduced the bill on January 12, 1959. (See Exhibit #1a)
Assembly Bill 168 was assigned to both the Assembly and Senate Committees on Judiciary where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibit #2) No amendments were made to Assembly Bill 168. (See Exhibit #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., signed the bill on April 27, 1959 and it was recorded by the Secretary of State on that day as Chapter 192 of the Statutes of 1959. (See Exhibits #1b and #2)
The Summary Digest of Statutes Enacted prepared by the Legislative Counsel provides the following summary of Assembly Bill 168:
… Amends Sec. 352, C.C.P., to clarify language in section re statute of limitations, without substantive change.
(See Exhibit #5, page 122)