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SJR 12, 63rd Regular Session
Proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that certain counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico may levy a tax to pay for bonds issued for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon the vote of the majority of the resident property taxpayers voting in an election.

Proposition Prop. 5 - The constitutional amendment authorizing counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico to issue bonds for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon a vote of the resident property taxpayers.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/06/1973

Votes for: 387,736
Votes against: 228,011

Articles affected Article 11 : Amends §7   

Note(s)
See Senate Journal p. 176.
See General Laws p 2468.

Analyses of proposed amendments:
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 6, 1973 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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