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SJR 4, 51st Regular Session
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, by amending Section 19 of Article 16, so as to provide that the qualification of no person to serve as a juror on grand juries and on petit juries in civil cases, shall be denied or abridged on account of sex, and providing that the Legislature may prescribe that only males are eligible on petit juries in criminal cases; providing for the submission of this amendment to a vote of the people of Texas; providing the time, means, and manner thereof, and making an appropriation for such purpose.

Proposition Prop. 10 - For the amendment to the State Constitution qualifying women as grand and petit jurors.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/08/1949

Votes for: 135,776
Votes against: 168,780

Articles affected Article 16 : Amends §19   

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