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Proposition Prop. 4 - The constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an owelty of partition, including a debt of a spouse resulting from a division or award of a homestead in a divorce proceeding, and for the refinance of a lien against a homestead, including a federal tax lien resulting from the tax debt of the owner.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/07/1995

Votes for: 368,486
Votes against: 347,858

Enabling legislation
SB 1032 (74 R.S.) Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property.

Articles affected Article 16 : Amends §50   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 7, 1995 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 7, 1995 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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