Proposition Prop. 17 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the state to provide scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial assistance to local fire departments and other public fire-fighting organizations to purchase fire-fighting equipment, to aid in providing necessary equipment and facilities to comply with federal and state law, and to educate and train their members.
Outcome: AdoptedElection date: 11/07/1989
Votes for: 665,913
Votes against: 462,686
Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.
Article 3 :
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.
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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