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SJR 15, 62nd Regular Session
Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to establish a commission to set rules of ethics for legislators and state officers and employees of the legislature and to prescribe compensation for legislators, the Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House.

Proposition The constitutional amendment to create a State Ethics Commission empowered to set rules of ethics for members of the Legislature, State officers and legislative officer, to investigate violations thereof, and to recommend compensation for members of the Legislature and the Lieutenant Governor and recommend improvements and economy in the legislative process.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 05/18/1971

Votes for: 273,191
Votes against: 500,981

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §24   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the May 18, 1971 election.

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