Proposition Prop. 7 - The constitutional amendment to require that a member of the legislature, the secretary of state, and an elected or appointed officer, before assuming office, sign a written oath stating that the member, the secretary of state, or the officer did not engage in bribery to obtain the office.
Outcome: AdoptedElection date: 11/07/1989
Votes for: 796,323
Votes against: 353,661
Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.
Article 16 :
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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