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HJR 3, 56th Regular Session
Proposing an amendment allowing an annual salary of not to exceed Four Thousand, Eight Hundred Dollars ($4,800) per year and a per diem allowance of not to exceed Twelve Dollars ($12) per day for the first one hundred and twenty (120) days only of each Regular Session and for thirty (30) days of each Special Session of the Legislature as the maximum compensation for Members of the Legislature; limiting the Regular Session to one hundred and forty (140) days; and prescribing the form of ballot and providing for the necessary proclamation and publication.

Proposition Prop. 3 - For the Constitutional Amendment allowing an annual salary of not to exceed Four Thousand, Eight Hundred Dollars ($4,800) per year and a per diem allowance of not to exceed Twelve Dollars ($12) per day for the first one hundred and twenty (120) days only of each Session of the Legislature as the maximum compensation for Members of the Legislature and limiting the Regular Session to one hundred and forty (140) days.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/08/1960

Votes for: 763,531
Votes against: 604,087

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §24   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 8, 1960 election.
University of Texas at Austin Amendments Proposed for the November 8, 1960 election.

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