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SJR 26, 70th R.S.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the immunity of a city or town from liability for damages arising from its proprietary functions.

Proposition Prop. 17 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to define for all purposes the governmental and proprietary functions of a municipality.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/03/1987

Votes for: 1,083,139
Votes against: 904,989

Enabling legislation No enabling legislation required.

Articles affected Article 11 : Adds §13   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 3, 1987 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 3, 1987 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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