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HJR 18, 85th 1st Called Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met.

Last action: Left pending in committee

Author: Donna Howard
Joint Author: Diego Bernal | Gina Hinojosa | Chris Turner
Coauthor: Alma Allen | César Blanco | Philip Cortez | Yvonne Davis | Joe Deshotel | Dawnna Dukes | Barbara Gervin-Hawkins | Helen Giddings | Celia Israel | Ina Minjarez | Sergio Muñoz, Jr. | Victoria Neave | Evelina "Lina" Ortega | Mary Ann Perez | Ron Reynolds | Eddie Rodriguez | Toni Rose | Shawn Thierry | Senfronia Thompson | Tomas Uresti | Armando Walle

Companion:

SJR 6 (Identical)

Subjects:
COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
Education--Primary & Secondary--Finance
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
State Finances--Appropriations

House Committee: Appropriations (John Zerwas, Trent Ashby, Greg Bonnen, Giovanni Capriglione, Scott Cosper, Sarah Davis, Jay Dean, Dawnna Dukes, Helen Giddings, Larry Gonzales, Mary González, Donna Howard, Linda Koop, Oscar Longoria, Rick Miller, Sergio Muñoz, Jr., Mary Ann Perez, Dade Phelan, John Raney, Kevin Roberts, Justin Rodriguez, Toni Rose, J. D. Sheffield, Ron Simmons, Gary VanDeaver, Armando Walle, Gene Wu)

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