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SJR 17, 70th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting the legislature to include members of more than one department of state government in the membership of an agency or committee.

Proposition Prop. 21 - The constitutional amendment permitting the legislature to include the speaker of the house of representatives or the speaker's appointee in the membership of an executive agency or committee.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/03/1987

Votes for: 857,837
Votes against: 1,140,646

Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.

Articles affected Article 3 : Adds §66   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 3, 1987 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 3, 1987 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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