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HJR 90, 80th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of scientific research of all forms of human cancer.

Proposition Prop. 15 - The constitutional amendment requiring the creation of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and authorizing the issuance of up to $3 billion in bonds payable from the general revenues of the state for research in Texas to find the causes of and cures for cancer.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 11/06/2007

Votes for: 673,763
Votes against: 422,647

Enabling legislation
HB 14 (80 R.S.) Relating to reorganizing certain state institutions that provide financing for cancer research, including creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, and information about certain cancer treatments; granting authority to issue bonds.

Articles affected Article 3 : Adds §67   

Analyses of proposed amendments:
House Research Organization Amendments Proposed for the November 6, 2007 election.
Texas Legislative Council Analyses of Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 6, 2007 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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