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Proposition Prop. 13 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to a person who violates certain court orders or conditions of release in a felony or family violence case

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/06/2007

Votes for: 916,173
Votes against: 176,189

Enabling legislation
HB 3692 (80 R.S.) Relating to the denial or revocation of bail for a person who violates certain court orders or conditions of bond related to victim or community safety and to the performance of community service by certain persons charged with certain alcohol-related offenses.

Articles affected Article 1 : Amends §11b    Adds §11c   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 6, 2007 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 6, 2007 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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