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SJR 17, 75th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to creation of the Texas Water Development Fund II; to authorizing the Texas Water Development Board to administer the fund and issue general obligation bonds for the purposes of the fund; and to the flow of funds for repayment of Texas agricultural water conservation bonds.

Proposition Prop. 7 - The constitutional amendment relating to the authorization to the Texas Water Development Board to transfer existing bond authorizations for water supply, water quality, flood control, or state participation from one category of use to another category to maximize the use of existing funds and relating to the more efficient operation of the bond programs.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/04/1997

Votes for: 707,498
Votes against: 398,795

Enabling legislation
SB 1 (75 R.S.) Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state; providing penalties.

Articles affected Article 3 : Adds §49-d-8    Amends §50-d (c)   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 4, 1997 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 4, 1997 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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