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SJR 16, 82nd Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water-stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.

Proposition Prop. 8 - The constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water-stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/08/2011

Votes for: 311,427
Votes against: 351,116

Enabling legislation
SB 409 (82 R.S.) Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.
SB 449 (82 R.S.) Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.

Articles affected Article 8 : Amends §1-d-1 (a)   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 8, 2011 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 8, 2011 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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