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HJR 97, 77th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for construction and repair projects and for the purchase of needed equipment.

Proposition Prop. 8 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of up to $850 million in bonds payable from the general revenues of the state for construction and repair projects and for the purchase of needed equipment.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/06/2001

Votes for: 509,148
Votes against: 305,265

Enabling legislation
HB 3064 (77 R.S.) Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority for certain construction and repair projects and equipment purchases.

Articles affected Article 3 : Adds §50-f   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 6, 2001 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 6, 2001 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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