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25 amendment(s) found [ Election date: November 3, 1987 ]

Session Bill Prop. Topic Outcome
70th R.S.   HJR 4  6 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for state financing of the development and production of Texas products and businesses.     Defeated
70th R.S.   HJR 5  4 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide assistance to encourage economic development in the state.     Adopted
70th 2nd C.S.   SJR 5  25 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the Amarillo Hospital District to serve certain residents of Randall County, to authorize Randall County to provide financial assistance to the district, and to authorize certain hospital districts to change their boundaries or jurisdiction with voter approval.     Adopted
70th 2nd C.S.   SJR 6  16 The constitutional amendment providing that certain justice of the peace precincts may contain more than one justice of the peace court.     Adopted
70th R.S.   SJR 9  9 The constitutional amendment to provide that a member of the legislature is eligible to be elected or appointed to serve in a different state office but may not receive an increase in compensation granted to that office during the legislative term to which he was elected.     Defeated
70th R.S.   SJR 12  11 The constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain personal property not held or used for the production of income.     Adopted
70th R.S.   SJR 12  10 The constitutional amendment providing for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property that is located in the state for only a temporary period of time.     Defeated
70th R.S.   SJR 17  21 The constitutional amendment permitting the legislature to include the speaker of the house of representatives or the speaker's appointee in the membership of an executive agency or committee.     Defeated
70th R.S.   HJR 18  18 The constitutional amendment relating to the creation, operation, and financing of jail districts.     Adopted
70th R.S.   SJR 26  17 The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to define for all purposes the governmental and proprietary functions of a municipality.     Adopted
70th R.S.   SJR 27  13 The constitutional amendment to allow for the creation and establishment, by law, of special districts to provide emergency services.     Adopted
70th R.S.   SJR 34  14 The constitutional amendment giving the state a limited right to appeal in criminal cases.     Adopted
70th R.S.   HJR 35  15 The constitutional amendment to provide for the abolition of the office of county treasurer in Gregg, Fayette, and Nueces counties.     Adopted
70th R.S.   SJR 35  12 The constitutional amendment permitting spouses to hold community property with right of survivorship.     Adopted
70th R.S.   HJR 48  3 The constitutional amendment to limit school tax increases on the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person if the surviving spouse is at least 55 years of age.     Adopted
70th R.S.   SJR 53  22 The constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to limit the authority of a governor to fill vacancies in state and district offices during the end of the governor's term if the governor is not reelected.     Adopted
70th R.S.   SJR 54  23 The constitutional amendment to authorize the issuance of an additional $400 million of Texas Water Development Bonds for water supply, water quality, and flood control purposes.     Adopted
70th R.S.   SJR 55  7 The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance certain local public facilities.     Defeated
70th R.S.   SJR 56  8 The constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to corrections institutions and mental health and mental retardation facilities.     Adopted
70th R.S.   HJR 60  2 The constitutional amendment to raise the maximum property tax rate that may be adopted by certain rural fire prevention districts, but only if approved by the districts' residents.     Defeated
70th R.S.   HJR 65  5 The constitutional amendment authorizing agreements between the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation and the Texas Turnpike Authority and the governing bodies of counties with a population of more that 40,000, adjoining counties, and cities and districts located in those counties to aid turnpikes, toll roads and toll bridges by guaranteeing bonds issued by the Texas Turnpike Authority.     Defeated
70th R.S.   HJR 83  24 The constitutional amendment to permit a county to perform work, without compensation, for another governmental entity.     Defeated
70th R.S.   HJR 88  19 The constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to fund undertakings related to a superconducting super collider research facility sponsored or authorized by the United States government, and to make appropriate grants for such undertakings.     Adopted
70th R.S.   HJR 96  20 The constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide ad valorem tax relief for certain offshore drilling equipment that is not in use.     Adopted
70th R.S.   HJR 104  1 The constitutional amendment to provide for the surety of a grain warehouse fund to be established by the grain industry for the protection of farmers and depositors of grain in public warehouse facilities.     Adopted

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