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SJR 13, 57th Regular Session
Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to empower the Legislature to provide for the temporary succession to public offices so as to insure the continuity of governmental operations in periods of emergency resulting from disasters caused by enemy attack.

Proposition Prop. 7 - For the Constitutional Amendment empowering the Legislature to insure continuity of state and local governmental operations in periods of emergency resulting from disasters caused by enemy attack by providing for the prompt and temporary succession to the powers and duties of public office, except members of the Legislature, the incumbents of which may become unavailable.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/06/1962

Votes for: 686,438
Votes against: 367,264

Articles affected Article 3 : Adds §62   

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

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