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5 amendment(s) found [ Election date: November 13, 1951 ]

Session Bill Prop. Topic Outcome
52nd R.S.   HJR 2    For the Amendment to Section 49-b, Constitution of Texas, for increasing Veterans' Land Fund for the purchase of lands in Texas to be sold to Texas Veterans of World War II, and to Texas Veterans of service in the armed forces of the United States of America subsequent to 1945.     Adopted
52nd R.S.   HJR 6    For the amendment to the Constitution giving the Legislature power to set up a system of payments of assistance to needy persons over sixty-five (65) years of age; to needy blind persons over the age of sixteen (16) years; to needy children under sixteen (16) years of age; removing the Thirty-five Million Dollar ($35,000,000) limitation upon amount of State expenditures for such purposes; disqualifying persons who dispose of property under certain conditions; providing a maximum payment of Thirty Dollars ($30) per month from State funds for old age assistance; providing for the acceptance and expenditure of funds from the Federal Government; providing that expenditures from State funds shall not exceed the expenditure from Federal funds with respect to any individual; and providing conditions as to residence within the State in order to be eligible to receive assistance; and providing a limitation of Forty-two Million Dollars ($42,000,000) per year on State fund expenditures for such purpose each year.     Defeated
52nd R.S.   SJR 8    For the constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for the levy of an ad valorem tax not to exceed Fifty (50¢) Cents on the One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars valuation for the creation and establishment of rural fire prevention districts.     Defeated
52nd R.S.   HJR 22    For the Constitutional Amendment authorizing a statewide system for retirement and disability pensions for appointive county officials and employees.     Defeated
52nd R.S.   HJR 37    For the Constitutional Amendment providing for the investment of the Permanent University Fund in additional securities to those now enumerated in Section 11 of Article VII of the Constitution.     Defeated

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