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SJR 5, 70th 2nd Called Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to expand the services provided by the Amarillo Hospital District to include certain residents of Randall County and authorizing Randall County to provide financial assistance to the district and amending Section 2, H.J.R. 2, 70th Legislature, Regular Session, 1987, relating to change in election date.

Proposition Prop. 25 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the Amarillo Hospital District to serve certain residents of Randall County, to authorize Randall County to provide financial assistance to the district, and to authorize certain hospital districts to change their boundaries or jurisdiction with voter approval.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/03/1987

Votes for: 1,358,338
Votes against: 541,344

Enabling legislation
HB 147 (70 2nd C.S.) Relating to the powers, duties, and boundaries of certain special districts.
SB 32 (70 2nd C.S.) Relating to the authority of the Amarillo Hospital District to serve certain residents of Randall County and of Randall County to provide financial assistance to the district.

Articles affected Article 11 : Adds §5 (e) and (f)   

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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