(a) "Racial discrimination" or "discrimination on the basis
of race" for the purposes of Section 31 of Article I of the
California Constitution shall have the same meaning as the term
"racial discrimination" as defined and used in paragraphs 1 and 4 of
Article 1 of Part I of the International Convention on the
Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, as adopted by the
United Nations General Assembly on December 21, 1965, signed on
behalf of the United States on September 28, 1966, and ratified by
the United States Senate as Treaty Number 95-18 by United States
Senate on June 24, 1994. The language contained in the pertinent
provisions of the International Convention on the Elimination of All
Forms of Racial Discrimination is set forth in subdivision (b).
   (b) The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms
of Racial Discrimination, provides in paragraphs 1 and 4 of Article 1
of Part I, respectively, as follows: