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HJR 70, 57th Regular Session
Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the creation of two (2) hospital districts in Brazoria County, one to include all or part of the West Columbia, Brazoria and Damon Independent School Districts, and the other coterminous with the Sweeny Independent School District, providing for a possible consolidation of the two, providing a mode of funding and also authorizing construction, equipping, maintaining, and financing of a home for the aged in Titus County.

Proposition Prop. 9 - For the Constitutional Amendment authorizing the construction, equipping, maintenance and financing of a home for the aged in Titus County, and for permitting the Legislature to authorize the creation of two (2) hospital districts in Brazoria County, one of which is to include all or part of the West Columbia, Brazoria and Damon Independent School districts, and the other coterminous with the Sweeny Independent School District, also providing for a possible consolidation of the two by qualified voters of such districts, and providing for all necessary construction, equipping, maintaining and financing if authorized.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/06/1962

Votes for: 503,668
Votes against: 519,827

Articles affected Article 9 : Adds §10a   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 6, 1962 election.

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