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Proposition Prop. 7 - The constitutional amendment to allow an officer or enlisted member of the Texas State Guard or other state militia or military force to hold other civil offices.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/03/2009

Votes for: 764,994
Votes against: 281,855

Enabling legislation
SB 833 (81 R.S.) Relating to the accrual of vacation and sick leave for certain state employees during a military leave of absence and to the eligibility of military service members to hold state office.

Articles affected Article 16 : Amends §40 (a)   

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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