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14 amendment(s) found [ Election date: November 4, 1997 ]

Session Bill Prop. Topic Outcome
75th R.S.   HJR 8  13 The constitutional amendment to encourage persons to plan and save for young Texans' college education, to extend the full faith and credit of the state to protect the Texas tomorrow fund of the prepaid higher education tuition program, and to establish the Texas tomorrow fund as a constitutionally protected trust fund.     Adopted
75th R.S.   SJR 17  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.     Adopted
75th R.S.   SJR 19  5 The constitutional amendment authorizing the supreme court to sit to transact business at any location in this state.     Adopted
75th R.S.   HJR 31  8 The amendment to the Texas Constitution expanding the types of liens for home equity loans that a lender, with the homeowner's consent, may place against a homestead.     Adopted
75th R.S.   SJR 33  10 The constitutional amendment designating the purposes for which money in the compensation to victims of crime fund and the compensation to victims of crime auxiliary fund may be used.     Adopted
75th R.S.   SJR 36  1 The constitutional amendment to allow a person who holds the office of municipal court judge to hold at the same time more than one civil office for which the person receives compensation.     Defeated
75th R.S.   SJR 39  6 The constitutional amendment allowing the Texas growth fund to continue to invest in businesses without requiring those businesses to disclose investments in South Africa or Namibia.     Defeated
75th R.S.   SJR 43  2 The constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation and to permit a school district to calculate the school property tax freeze applicable tot he residence homestead of an elderly person or the surviving spouse of an elderly person in accordance with the law authorizing the transfer of the school property tax freeze to a different homestead regardless of whether that law was in effect at the time the person established the person's homestead.     Adopted
75th R.S.   SJR 45  3 The constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to permit a taxing unit to grant an exemption or other relief from ad valorem taxes on property on which a water conservation initiative has been implemented.     Adopted
75th R.S.   HJR 55  12 The constitutional amendment to establish a deadline for supreme court action on a motion for rehearing.     Adopted
75th R.S.   HJR 59  11 The constitutional amendment limiting the amount of state debt payable from the general revenue fund.     Adopted
75th R.S.   HJR 83  14 The constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to prescribe the qualifications of constables.     Adopted
75th R.S.   HJR 96  9 The constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize and ad valorem tax rate in rural fire prevention districts located in Harris County of five cents on each $100 of taxable value of property.     Adopted
75th R.S.   HJR 104  4 The constitutional amendment eliminating duplicate numbering in and certain obsolete provisions of the Texas Constitution     Adopted

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