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HJR 63, 82nd Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a county to issue bonds or notes to finance the development or redevelopment of an unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted area and to pledge for repayment of the bonds or notes increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by the county on property in the area.

Proposition Prop. 4 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a county to issue bonds or notes to finance the development or redevelopment of an unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted area and to pledge for repayment of the bonds or notes increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by the county on property in the area. The amendment does not provide authority for increasing ad valorem tax rates.

Outcome: Defeated

Election date: 11/08/2011

Votes for: 270,610
Votes against: 401,381

Articles affected Article 8 : Amends §1-g (b)   

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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