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Proposition Prop. 4 - The constitutional amendment authorizing statutory provisions for succession of public office during disasters caused by enemy attack, and authorizing the suspension of certain constitutional rules relating to legislative procedure during those disasters or during immediate threat of enemy attack.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/08/1983

Votes for: 449,631
Votes against: 280,790

Enabling legislation
HB 1216 (68 R.S.) Relating to the designation of emergency interim successors to assume the powers and duties of unavailable legislators in the event of enemy attack.

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §62   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 8, 1983 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 8, 1983 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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