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: DefeatedElection date: 11/04/1980
Votes for: 1,400,301
Votes against: 1,775,810
HB 1125 (66 R.S.) Relating to the budget execution powers of the governor.
Article 4 :
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.
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.