Constitutional amendments search results

9 amendment(s) found [ Election date: November 6, 1973 ]

Session Bill Prop. Topic Outcome
63rd R.S.   SJR 8  1 The constitutional amendment to provide for annual regular sessions of the legislature; and to provide an annual salary of $15,000 and per diem for the members of the Legislature, effective January, 1975.     Defeated
63rd R.S.   HJR 7  2 The constitutional amendment to include within the scope of homestead protection the real property of a single adult person which meets the other requirements of homestead property, and to provide that a family homestead may not be abandoned except with the consent of both spouses.     Adopted
63rd R.S.   SJR 13  3 The constitutional amendment to extend the $3,000 ad valorem tax exemption to the homesteads of unmarried adults.     Adopted
63rd R.S.   SJR 1  4 The constitutional amendment establishing certain requirements relative to the enactment of laws creating certain conservation and reclamation districts.     Adopted
63rd R.S.   SJR 12  5 The constitutional amendment authorizing counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico to issue bonds for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon a vote of the resident property taxpayers.     Adopted
63rd R.S.   SJR 26  6 The constitutional amendment stating that the district court concurrently with the county court shall have the general jurisdiction of a probate court, and providing the jurisdiction thereof, and further providing that in any probate proceeding the district court shall also have jurisdiction otherwise conferred upon it by law, and further providing that the legislature may increase, diminish or eliminate the jurisdiction of the district court or county court in probate matters, and further providing that the legislature shall have the power to adopt rules governing the filing, distribution and transfer of all such cases and proceedings as between district courts, county courts, and other courts having jurisdiction thereof, and further providing that the legislature may provide that all appeals in such matters shall be to the courts of (civil) appeals.     Adopted
63rd R.S.   HJR 6  7 The constitutional amendment to provide for an additional $100 million in bonds or obligations of the State of Texas for the Veterans' Land Fund.     Adopted
63rd R.S.   SJR 29  8 The constitutional amendment to authorize cities, towns and villages to levy such ad valorem taxes as are sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on their general obligations hereafter issued subject to the restrictions provided by law.     Defeated
63rd R.S.   SJR 25  9 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from property taxes certain property used by a nonprofit water supply corporation or a nonprofit water supply cooperative.     Defeated

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