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8 amendment(s) found [ Election date: November 6, 1934 ]

Session Bill Prop. Topic Outcome
43rd R.S.   SJR 2    For the Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas adding Section 61 to Article XVI, abolishing the Fee System of compensating all district officers and all county officers in counties having a population of twenty thousand (20,000) or more; and authorizing the Commissioners' Court to determine whether county officers in counties containing less than twenty thousand (20,000) population shall be compensated on a fee basis or a salary basis; and authorizing the Commissioners' Court in all counties of this State to determine whether precinct officers shall be compensated on a fee or salary basis.     Defeated
43rd R.S.   SJR 13    For the amendment of Section 3 of Article VIII of the State Constitution providing for the levying and collection of taxes and fixing the maximum amount thereof which can be collected and expended each biennium.     Defeated
43rd R.S.   HJR 14    For the Amendment of Article IX of the State Constitution by adding Section 2-A thereto, giving the Commissioners Court general management and control of county affairs, and authorizing the Legislature to provide more economical forms of county government and different than as now provided by law.     Defeated
43rd R.S.   SJR 16    For the Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas providing that taxation of real property shall be equal and uniform; and that all property in this State, other than that owned by municipal corporations, shall be taxed in proportion to its value as ascertained as may be provided by law; and providing that the Legislature may make reasonable classifications of all property, other than real property, for the purpose of taxation; and that taxation of all property in any case shall be equal and uniform; and providing further that the Legislature may impose poll tax and occupation tax and income tax and exempting from occupation tax persons engaged in mechanical and agricultural pursuits; and exempting from taxation Two Hundred and Fifty ($250.00) Dollars worth of household and kitchen furniture belonging to each family; and providing that the occupation tax levied by any county, city or town shall not exceed one-half of that levied by the State for the same period.     Defeated
43rd R.S.   SJR 21    For the amendment to Section 1 of Article 9 of the Constitution of Texas, providing that the Legislature may by two-thirds vote of both Houses create new counties and change the boundaries of existing counties.     Defeated
43rd R.S.   HJR 30    For the Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas subjecting the lands of the University of Texas to taxation for county and school district purposes, and providing for the payment of said taxes to the proper authorities of the counties and school districts where said lands are located.     Defeated
43rd R.S.   HJR 41    For Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas permitting any Home Rule City to alter, amend or repeal its charter every twelve (12) months.     Defeated
43rd R.S.   HJR 42    For the Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas permitting Home Rule Cities to so amend their charters that the elected officials of such cities may hold office not to exceed four (4) years.     Defeated

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