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HJR 23, 54th Regular Session
Proposing an Amendment to Section 9 of Article VIII of the Constitution of Texas so as to provide that the Commissioners Court in each county may levy whatever sums may be necessary for general fund purposes, permanent improvement fund purposes, road and bridge purposes and jury purposes so long as the total of these tax rates does not exceed eighty (80) cents on the one hundred dollars valuation in any one year, and providing further that the Commissioners Court shall not impair any outstanding bonds or other obligations; providing for the necessary election and form of ballot; and providing for the necessary proclamations and publications.

Author: James Watson Yancy, Jr.

Session Law Chapter: Acts 1955, 54th R.S., HJR 23

Subjects:
County Government--Finance
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
Taxation--Property-Tax Rate

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