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7 amendment(s) found [ Election date: November 8, 1977 ]

Session Bill Prop. Topic Outcome
65th R.S.   SJR 3  3 The constitutional amendment permitting denial of bail to a person charged with a felony offense who has been theretofore twice convicted of a felony offense, or charged with a felony offense committed while that person was admitted to bail on a prior felony indictment, or charged with a crime involving the use of a deadly weapon where there is evidence such person has been convicted of a prior felony offense; providing for a 60-day limit to that person's incarceration without trial; and providing for that person's right of appeal.     Adopted
65th R.S.   SJR 5  4 The constitutional amendment authorizing tax relief to preserve certain cultural, historical or natural history resources.     Adopted
65th R.S.   SJR 13  2 The constitutional amendment to provide for an additional $200 million in bonds or obligations of the State of Texas for the Veterans' Land Fund and to allow surviving widows of veterans to purchase tracts under certain circumstances.     Adopted
65th R.S.   SJR 18  1 The constitutional amendment increasing the size of the court of criminal appeals to nine judges, and permitting the court to sit in panels of three judges.     Adopted
65th R.S.   SJR 19  5 The constitutional amendment authorizing the formation of agricultural or marine associations which may mandate the collection of refundable assessments for improvements of production, marketing or use of their products.     Defeated
65th R.S.   SJR 30  7 The constitutional amendment changing the name of the State Judicial Qualifications Commission to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, and relating to the commission and the powers and proceedings of the commission, a master, and the supreme court, or court of civil appeals justices serving in place of the supreme court, for the suspension, censure, removal or involuntary retirement of a justice, judge or justice of the peace under certain circumstances.     Adopted
65th R.S.   SJR 49  6 The constitutional amendment to give the legislature the power to authorize state and national banks to exercise banking and discounting privileges by the use of electronic devices or machines.     Defeated

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