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SJR 33, 59th Regular Session
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to authorize state participation in programs financed with funds from private or federal sources and conducted by local level or other private, nonsectarian associations, groups, and nonprofit organizations for establishing and equipping facilities for assisting the blind, crippled, or otherwise physically or mentally handicapped in becoming gainfully employed, for their rehabilitation or restoration, or for providing other services essential for the better care and treatment of the handicapped.

Proposition Prop. 15 - For the Constitutional Amendment authorizing assistance to the blind, crippled, or otherwise physically or mentally handicapped, in the form of grants of public funds, obtained from private or federal sources, to local level or other private, nonsectarian associations, groups and nonprofit organizations for establishing and equipping facilities to assist the handicapped in becoming gainfully employed, for their rehabilitation or restoration, or for providing other services essential for the better care and treatment of the handicapped.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/08/1966

Votes for: 779,957
Votes against: 277,092

Articles affected Article 16 : Amends §6   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 8, 1966 election.

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