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HJR 1, 36th R.S.
Proposing to amend the Constitution of the State of Texas by prohibiting the manufacture, sale, barter or exchange in the state of Texas of spirituous, vinous or malt liquors or medicated bitters capable of producing intoxication, or any intoxicant whatever except for medicinal, mechanical, scientific or sacramental purposes; providing that until the Legislature shall provide other or different penalties, violations shall be deemed a felony; prescribing certain duties for the Governor of the state; and making an appropriation to carry out this resolution.

Proposition For Prohibition.

Outcome: Adopted

Election date: 05/24/1919

Votes for: 159,723
Votes against: 140,099

Articles affected Article 16 : Amends §20   

All members were authors on this bill. See House Journal p. 44.
See General Laws p. 337.

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