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SJR 8, 70th 2nd Called Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of certain funds for highway purposes and amending Section 2, H.J.R. 2, Acts of the 70th Legislature, Regular Session, 1987, relating to date of election.

Proposition Prop. 1 - The constitutional amendment and/or clarification providing that federal reimbursement of state highway dedicated funds are themselves dedicated for the purpose of acquiring rights-of-way and constructing, maintaining, and policing public roadways.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/08/1988

Votes for: 3,605,092
Votes against: 545,174

Enabling legislation
SB 68 (70 2nd C.S.) Relating to allocations of funds to the foundation school fund and to the state highway fund.

Articles affected Article 8 : Adds §7-b   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 8, 1988 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 8, 1988 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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