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Proposition Prop. 2 - The constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide assistance through the appropriations process to needy dependent children and caretakers of such children and to annually adjust the ceiling on the permissible amount of state assistance by an amount not to exceed one percent of the state budget.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/02/1982

Votes for: 1,512,180
Votes against: 778,606

Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §51-a   

Amended by S.J.R. 10, 67th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, 1982.

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 2, 1982 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 2, 1982 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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