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SJR 9, 70th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of a member of the legislature for another office.

Proposition Prop. 9 - The constitutional amendment to provide that a member of the legislature is eligible to be elected or appointed to serve in a different state office but may not receive an increase in compensation granted to that office during the legislative term to which he was elected.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/03/1987

Votes for: 977,464
Votes against: 1,112,888

Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §18   

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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