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HB 154 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 930 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1185 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2177 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the date of the election for trustees of an independent school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 38 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 80 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to limit the terms of office of members of Congress. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 117 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of certain judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 109 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the establishment of a limit on the number of terms a judge or justice may serve on a court in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 110 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to term limits for elected officers of political subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 528 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the term of a chief administrative law judge. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SJR 10 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the establishment of limits on the number of terms judges and justices may serve on courts in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the service of certain officeholders after the expiration of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 40 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to limit the terms of office of members of Congress. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 245 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HJR 36 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 37 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a political subdivision of this state to limit the number of terms for which a person may be elected to hold an office of the political subdivision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 45 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 9 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature. Filed
SJR 10 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. Filed
HB 1493 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2917 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on certain elected officials. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2929 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3300 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HJR 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 46 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment on the length of legislative terms and limiting to three the number of terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to the legislature or certain state offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 54 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 63 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the qualifications for and time that a person may serve in certain offices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1677 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 6 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide qualifications for and limit the time that a person may serve in certain offices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 24 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 564 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3794 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 140 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd Proposing a constitutional amendment on the length of legislative terms and number of years a person may serve in the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 146 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature or as a statewide elected officer in the executive branch. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 13 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HJR 13 83-2 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 2 83-3 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. Filed
HB 1745 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HCR 97 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Memorializing the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment requiring term limits for members of the U.S. House of Representatives. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 80 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 140 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Proposing a constitutional amendment on the length of legislative terms and number of years a person may serve in the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 467 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt term limits. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1947 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3006 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on municipal controllers and on the members of the municipalities' governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
SB 1637 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3480 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SJR 42 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on members of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 775 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 990 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting term limits for the members of certain municipal governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1519 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the terms of, and term limits on, the members of certain municipal governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2321 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to petitioning for candidacy as a member of, and term limits on the members of, certain municipal governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 58 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the terms of office of certain officers of a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HJR 79 77-0 (2001) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 514 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the ability of certain tenant representatives to serve consecutive terms as commissioners of local housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 7 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 14 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 24 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on state, district, and local elective offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 74 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the commissioner of health and human services serves at the pleasure of the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Services
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 78 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the length of the term of office of a member of the Texas Legislature. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 5 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a four-year term for the head of the state agency that has responsibility for coordinating health and human services and to provide that the term run concurrently with the term of the governor. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SJR 7 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 817 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Relating to the terms of, and term limits on, the members of certain municipal governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1015 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to term limits for school trustees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2243 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to allowing an independent school district board to adopt term limits for its members with voter approval. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 26 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or on a state board of education. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 27 75-0 (1997) Author: Rabuck, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the length of the term of office of a member of the house of representatives and imposing term limits on members of the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 54 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 81 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 86 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a member of the Bexar County Commissioners Court may serve in office. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 7 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 9 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 18 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 303 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the eligibility of a person who has served as a member of the United States Senate or House of Representatives to be a candidate for the same office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 557 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to allowing an independent school district board to adopt term limits for its members with voter approval. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 562 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the number of consecutive years a person may serve on certain mass transit authority boards. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 716 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a person who has served as a member of the United States Senate or House of Representatives to be a candidate for the same office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1241 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the eligibility of a person who has served as a member of the United States Senate or House of Representatives to be a candidate for the same office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 1 74-0 (1995) Author: Marchant, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature or the United States Congress or as an elected state officer. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 16 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 22 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit to two the number of terms that a member of the United States Senate may serve and to limit to six the number of terms that a member of the United States House of Representatives may serve. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 23 74-0 (1995) Author: Averitt, Kip Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 26 74-0 (1995) Author: Rabuck, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the length of the term of office of a member of the house of representatives and imposing term limits on members of the legislature. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 38 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the terms, service, and election of members of the legislature and state executive officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 45 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 48 74-0 (1995) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or on a state board of education. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 56 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HJR 62 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 70 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 76 74-0 (1995) Author: Wolens, Steven Proposing an amendment to limit the number of terms to which a person may be elected to the Texas Legislature, the United States House of Representatives, the United States Senate, or statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 83 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of years that a person may serve in an elective executive department office of state government. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 84 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the time that a person may serve in certain judicial offices and changing the titles of certain judicial officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 85 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 86 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in an elective county or precinct office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 87 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to specify twelve-year terms of service for justices of the United States Supreme Court and for judges of federal courts inferior thereto. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 93 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on state, district, and local elective offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 96 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of years that a person may serve in the legislature. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 97 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of terms that a person may serve in the senate or house of representatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 277 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a person who has served as a member of the United States Senate or House of Representatives to be a candidate for the same office. Senate: State Affairs Record vote
SJR 4 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SJR 9 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 13 74-0 (1995) Author: Leedom, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 14 74-0 (1995) Author: Leedom, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in certain executive offices. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 22 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 24 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 28 74-0 (1995) Author: Galloway, Michael Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 37 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 28 69-0 (1985) Author: Carriker, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of consecutive years a person may serve in the house or senate. House: Elections Considered by s/c in formal meeting
HJR 29 69-0 (1985) Author: Carriker, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase from two years to four years the term of office for a state representative and to limit the number of consecutive years a person may serve in the house or senate. House: Elections Considered by s/c in formal meeting
HJR 49 69-0 (1985) Author: Patterson, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or speaker of the house of representatives. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HJR 22 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Constitutional amendment to limit the number of terms an individual may serve as speaker. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 42 67-0 (1981) Author: Simpson, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the time a person may serve in the house or senate. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 78 67-0 (1981) Author: Cockerham, Jerry
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor and to provide that the lieutenant governor's compensation is set by law. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 83 67-0 (1981) Author: Cockerham, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to terms of office and salary of member of the legislature. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 101 67-0 (1981) Author: Bomer, Elton Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the time a person may serve in the house or senate. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SJR 18 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor and to provide that the lieutenant governor's compensation is set by law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 19 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to terms of office and salary of members of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 27 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide two-year terms for the governor and lieutenant governor. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee unfavorably
SJR 33 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting the number or consecutive years a person may serve in the house and senate. Senate: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HJR 30 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the length of time that a person may hold office of state senator or state representative. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 52 66-0 (1979) Author: Garcia, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times a person may be elected speaker of the house of representatives. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 56 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of consecutive terms that a person may be elected governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 83 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 84 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of consecutive terms that a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general. House: Constitutional Amendments Message from the Governor recorded in Journal
SJR 22 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SJR 27 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 28 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to terms of office and salary of members of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 56 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Proposing and amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the length of time that a person may hold the office of State Senator or State Representative. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 57 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 90 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide that a member of the House of Representatives may not be elected to more than one term as Speaker of the House. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SJR 6 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the length of time that a person may hold the office of State Senator or State Representative. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 7 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 50 64-0 (1975) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to limiting the number of terms of a Governor. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 22 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide that a person who has served two consecutive terms as governor may not succeed himself. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 3 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Amending the Texas Constitution to provide that a person who has served two consecutive terms as governor may not succeed himself. Senate: State Affairs Defeat by Senate reported
SJR 35 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to authorize the legislature by law to limit or regulate the terms for which a member may be elected speaker. House: Rules
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Rules
HJR 56 62-0 (1971) Author: Ingram, Gayle Proposing an amendment to provide a salary of $15,000 for Members of the Legislature and to provide that a Member of the House of Representatives, with the exception of members serving on the date of the adoption of this amendment, is not eligible to succeed himself after serving five consecutive terms and is not eligible to hold the office until the expiration of two years from the conclusion of this fifth consecutive term.
SJR 20 59-0 (1965) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that no person elected Governor for a four-year term shall be eligible to succeed himself.
HJR 21 58-0 (1963) Author: Crain, Jack Walton Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that no person elected Governor for two consecutive terms shall be eligible to succeed himself.
SJR 5 58-0 (1963) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that no person elected Governor for two consecutive terms shall be eligible to succeed himself.
HJR 20 57-0 (1961) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that the Governor shall serve for a term of four years and shall be ineligible to succeed himself in office.
SB 28 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas to provide the term of office of the Governor shall be four (4) years.
SJR 3 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that the term for the office of Governor shall be four years and no holder of that office shall succeed himself.
HJR 6 55-0 (1957) Author: Holman, Dixon W. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing for a four year term of office for Governor and limiting the tenure of office to two terms.
SJR 17 55-0 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas limiting eligibility of the Governor to succeed himself in office.
HJR 5 52-0 (1951) Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al. Relating to ratifying House Joint Resolution No. 27 of the Eightieth Congress of the United States of America at the First Session, begun and held at the City of Washington on Friday, Third day of January, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-seven, proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, relating to the terms of office of the President.
SJR 9 52-0 (1951) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy | et. al. Ratifying House Joint Resolution No. 27 of the Eightieth Congress of the United States of America at the First Session, begun and held at the City of Washington on Friday, the Third day of January, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-seven, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, relating to the terms of office of the President.
HJR 42 51-0 (1949) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Proposing an Amendment to Section 4 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide that the Governor shall hold his office for the term of four (4) years and to provide that no person holding the officer of Governor shall succeed himself in office; providing for an election on the question of the adoption or rejection of such Amendment and making an appropriation therefor; providing for the proclamation and publication therefor and prescribing a form of ballot.
SJR 12 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Proposing an Amendment to Section 4 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide that the Governor shall hold his office for the term of four (4) years and to provide that no person holding the office of Governor shall succeed himself in office; providing for the proclamation and publication therefor and prescribing a form of ballot.
SJR 13 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Proposing an Amendment to Section 22 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide that the Attorney General shall hold his office for the term of four (4) years and to provide that no person holding the office of Attorney General shall succeed himself in office; providing for the proclamation and publication therefor and prescribing a form of ballot.
SJR 14 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Proposing an Amendment to Section 16 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide that the Lieutenant Governor shall hold his office for the term of four (4) years and to provide that no person holding the office of Lieutenant Governor shall succeed himself in office; providing for the proclamation and publication therefor, and prescribing a form of ballot.

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