Constitutional amendments search results

21 amendment(s) found [ Election date: November 7, 1989 ]

Session Bill Prop. Topic Outcome
71st R.S.   HJR 4  6 Authorizing the members of a hospital district governing board to serve four-year terms.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 4  10 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require or permit courts to inform juries about the effect of good conduct time and eligibility for parole or mandatory supervision on the period of incarceration served by a defendant convicted of a criminal offense.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 5  2 The constitutional amendment to authorize the issuance of an additional $500 million of Texas water development bonds for water supply, water quality, and flood control purposes.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 11  5 The constitutional amendment promoting economic growth, job creation, and fair tax treatment for Texans who export goods to other states and nations by restoring and allowing, on a local option basis, an ad valorem tax exemption for certain personal property that is in Texas only temporarily for the purpose of assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating.     Adopted
71st R.S.   HJR 13  4 The constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt property of nonprofit veterans organizations from ad valorem taxation.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 16  20 The constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county surveyor in Cass, Ector, Garza, Smith, Bexar, Harris and Webb counties.     Adopted
71st R.S.   HJR 19  13 The constitutional amendment providing a bill of rights for crime victims.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 24  8 The constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to facilities of corrections institutions, youth corrections institutions, and mental health and mental retardation institutions and for the expansion of statewide law enforcement facilities.     Adopted
71st R.S.   HJR 32  15 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit and regulate raffles conducted by certain nonprofit organizations for charitable purposes.     Adopted
71st R.S.   HJR 33  17 The constitutional amendment authorizing the state to provide scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial assistance to local fire departments and other public fire-fighting organizations to purchase fire-fighting equipment, to aid in providing necessary equipment and facilities to comply with federal and state law, and to educate and train their members.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 34  16 The constitutional amendment granting to the people the right to decide whether to create and maintain hospital districts to protect the public well-being in a manner independent of the legislature.     Adopted
71st R.S.   HJR 40  7 The constitutional amendment to require that a member of the legislature, the secretary of state, and an elected or appointed officer, before assuming office, sign a written oath stating that the member, the secretary of state, or the officer did not engage in bribery to obtain the office.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 44  18 The constitutional amendment to eliminate certain time limitations relating to the issuance of Texas agricultural water conservation bonds.     Adopted
71st R.S.   HJR 51  3 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the recovery and further development of the state's economy, with goals of increasing job opportunities and other benefits for Texas residents, through state financing of the development and production of Texas products and businesses.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 53  12 The constitutional amendment to provide for using the permanent school fund and its income to guarantee bonds issued by the state for the purpose of aiding school districts.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 59  19 The constitutional amendment to authorize local governments to invest their funds as provided by law.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 71  14 The constitutional amendment requiring a district attorney serving in Fort Bend County to be elected and serve a term in the manner provided by general law for criminal district attorneys.     Adopted
71st R.S.   SJR 74  21 The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds as college savings bonds to provide educational loans to students and to encourage the public to save for a college education.     Adopted
71st R.S.   HJR 101  9 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to organize and combine various state agencies that perform criminal justice functions.     Adopted
71st R.S.   HJR 102  11 The constitutional amendment to set the amount of per diem received by a member of the legislature at the amount allowed for federal income tax purposes as a deduction for living expenses incurred by a state legislator in connection with official business.     Defeated
71st R.S.   HJR 102  1 The constitutional amendment to limit the salary of the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to not more than one-half of the governor's salary and to limit the salary of a member of the legislature to not more than one-fourth of the governor's salary.     Defeated

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