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HJR 68, 78th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Veterans' Land Board to make certain payments on revenue bonds and to use assets in certain funds to provide for veterans homes and a constitutional amendment relating to the use of income and appreciation of the permanent school fund.

Proposition Prop. 1 - The constitutional amendment authorizing the Veterans' Land Board to use assets in certain veterans' land and veterans' housing assistance funds to provide veterans homes for the aged or infirm and to make principal, interest, and bond enhancement payments on revenue bonds.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 09/13/2003

Votes for: 1,127,888
Votes against: 256,735

Enabling legislation
HB 1749 (78 R.S.) Relating to the security provided for revenue bonds issued by the Veterans' Land Board.

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §49-b   
Article 7 : Amends §5   

Note(s)
Bill proposes two different ballot propositions.


Proposition Prop. 9 - The constitutional amendment relating to the use of income and appreciation of the permanent school fund.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 09/13/2003

Votes for: 655,983
Votes against: 648,167

Enabling legislation
HB 1749 (78 R.S.) Relating to the security provided for revenue bonds issued by the Veterans' Land Board.

Articles affected Article 3 : Amends §49-b   
Article 7 : Amends §5   

Note(s)
Bill proposes two different ballot propositions.


Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the September 13, 2003 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the September 13, 2003 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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