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SJR 1, 78th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide financial support for public education by creating the Texas education fund, imposing a state property tax, increasing the state general sales and use tax rate, expanding the general sales and use tax base to include certain services, increasing the state motor vehicle sales and use tax rate, abolishing the school district property tax for maintenance and operations purposes, dedicating the proceeds of any state lottery to public education, authorizing a school district property tax for the purpose of educational enrichment, and repealing the restriction on the legislature's authority to limit annual increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes.

Chamber Action Comments  Date 
S Received by the Secretary of the Senate   04/30/2003
S Permission to introduce   05/01/2003
S Record vote   05/01/2003
S Read first time   05/01/2003
S Referred to Committee of the Whole   05/01/2003
S Posting rule suspended   05/01/2003
S Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .   05/02/2003
S Considered in public hearing   05/02/2003
S Testimony taken in committee   05/02/2003
S Reported favorably as substituted   05/02/2003
S Committee report printed and distributed   05/02/2003
S Placed on intent calendar   05/05/2003
S Rules suspended   05/06/2003
S Read 2nd time   05/06/2003
S Amendment(s) offered FA1 Staples  05/06/2003
S Amendment amended FA1a Wentworth  05/06/2003
S Amendment adopted as amended FA1 Staples  05/06/2003
S Record vote   05/06/2003
S Amendment fails of adoption FA2 Shapleigh  05/06/2003
S Record vote   05/06/2003
S Amended FA3 Shapiro  05/06/2003
S Amendment(s) offered FA4 Janek  05/06/2003
S Amendment withdrawn FA4 Janek  05/06/2003
S Amended FA5 Janek  05/06/2003
S Amended FA8 Janek  05/06/2003
S Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal   05/06/2003
S Amendment(s) offered FA9 Shapiro  05/06/2003
S Amendment withdrawn FA9 Shapiro  05/06/2003
S Postponed   05/06/2003
S Laid out as postponed business   05/06/2003
S Passed to engrossment as amended   05/06/2003
S Three day rule suspended   05/06/2003
S Record vote   05/06/2003
S Read 3rd time   05/06/2003
S Passed   05/06/2003
S Record vote   05/06/2003
S Reported engrossed   05/06/2003
H Received from the Senate   05/07/2003
H Read first time   05/07/2003
H Referred to Ways & Means   05/07/2003

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