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HJR 102, 71st Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the compensation of the lieutenant governor and members of the legislature.

Proposition Prop. 11 - The constitutional amendment to set the amount of per diem received by a member of the legislature at the amount allowed for federal income tax purposes as a deduction for living expenses incurred by a state legislator in connection with official business.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/07/1989

Votes for: 531,550
Votes against: 592,412

Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §24   


Proposition Prop. 1 - The constitutional amendment to limit the salary of the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to not more than one-half of the governor's salary and to limit the salary of a member of the legislature to not more than one-fourth of the governor's salary.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/07/1989

Votes for: 424,704
Votes against: 732,417

Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §24   
Article 4 : Amends §17   


Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 7, 1989 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 7, 1989 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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