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HJR 32, 51st Regular Session
Proposing an amendment to Article I of the Constitution of the State of Texas by providing that the right to jury trial in lunacy cases shall be the same as in ordinary civil cases, and further providing for waiver of a jury trial; further providing for the submission of this Amendment to the voters of this State; prescribing the form of ballot; providing for the proclamation and publication thereof.

Proposition Prop. 9 - For the Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas providing that the Legislature may provide for trials without a jury in lunacy cases.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/08/1949

Votes for: 142,744
Votes against: 158,672

Articles affected Article 1 : Adds §15-a   

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