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SJR 11, 71st Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the exemption from ad valorem taxation certain personal property temporarily in the state for certain purposes.

Proposition Prop. 5 - The constitutional amendment promoting economic growth, job creation, and fair tax treatment for Texans who export goods to other states and nations by restoring and allowing, on a local option basis, an ad valorem tax exemption for certain personal property that is in Texas only temporarily for the purpose of assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/07/1989

Votes for: 742,405
Votes against: 408,573

Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.

Articles affected Article 8 : Amends §1    Adds §1-j   

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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