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HJR 86, 66th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to execution of the state budget.

Proposition Prop. 5 - The constitutional amendment to grant the governor power to exercise fiscal control over the expenditure of appropriated funds as provided by law.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/04/1980

Votes for: 1,400,301
Votes against: 1,775,810

Enabling legislation
HB 1125 (66 R.S.) Relating to the budget execution powers of the governor.

Articles affected Article 4 : Adds §14a   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 4, 1980 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 4, 1980 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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