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Proposition Prop. 6 - The constitutional amendment stating that the district court concurrently with the county court shall have the general jurisdiction of a probate court, and providing the jurisdiction thereof, and further providing that in any probate proceeding the district court shall also have jurisdiction otherwise conferred upon it by law, and further providing that the legislature may increase, diminish or eliminate the jurisdiction of the district court or county court in probate matters, and further providing that the legislature shall have the power to adopt rules governing the filing, distribution and transfer of all such cases and proceedings as between district courts, county courts, and other courts having jurisdiction thereof, and further providing that the legislature may provide that all appeals in such matters shall be to the courts of (civil) appeals.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/06/1973

Votes for: 307,642
Votes against: 239,277

Articles affected Article 5 : Amends §8   

See Senate Jouranl p. 913.
See General Laws p. 2471.

Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 6, 1973 election.

Effective dates
Unless otherwise specified, an amendment takes effect as part of the constitution on the date of the official canvass of election returns showing adoption of the amendment.

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