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CONSTITUTION OF THE
As Last Amended November 5, 1968
CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE
HON. ED REINECKE
HON. HUGH. M. BURNS
President pro Tempore of the Senato
THE STATE FLAG The Bear Flag was designated California's State Flag by legislative enactment in 1911. It is patterned after the historic flag flown at Sonoma on June 14, 1846, by a group of. American settlers in revolt against Mexican rule in California. This short-lived revolution ended on July 9, 1846. The general design and details of the Bear Flag are set forth in Section 420 of the Government Code.