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HJR 109, 82nd Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify references to the permanent school fund, to allow the General Land Office to distribute revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund, and to provide for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund.

Proposition Prop. 6 - The constitutional amendment clarifying references to the permanent school fund, allowing the General Land Office to distribute revenue from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund to provide additional funding for public education, and providing for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/08/2011

Votes for: 347,801
Votes against: 326,639

Enabling legislation
HB 2646 (82 R.S.) Relating to distribution by the School Land Board of revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund.

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §49-b (h)   
Article 7 : Amends §2    Amends §4    Amends §5    Amends §5 (a)   

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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