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HJR 85, 81st Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to provide for members of a governing board of an emergency services district to serve terms not to exceed four years.

Proposition Prop. 10 - The constitutional amendment to provide that elected members of the governing boards of emergency services districts may serve terms not to exceed four years."

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/03/2009

Votes for: 759,059
Votes against: 279,566

Enabling legislation
HB 2529 (81 R.S.) Relating to the terms of office of commissioners of certain emergency services districts.

Articles affected Article 16 : Amends §30 (c)   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 3, 2009 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 3, 2009 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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