Texas 1966 ballot measures

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16 statewide ballot propositions were on the 1966 ballot in Texas. 15 of the measures were approved.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Taxes Providing that all land designated for agricultural use shall be assessed for all tax purposes on the consideration of only those factors relative to such agricultural use. Approveda
LRCA Prop 2 Taxes Providing by law for the creation, establishment, maintenance and operation of Airport Authorities composed of one or more counties, and authorizing the levy of a tax not to exceed Seventy-Five Cents on the One Hundred Dollars valuation of all taxable property Approveda
LRCA Prop 3 Education Withdrawing Arlington State College from participation in the Permanent University Fund. Approveda
LRCA Prop 4 Admin of gov't Changing the maximum term of office of directors of conservation and reclamation districts from two to six years. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 5 Admin of gov't Establishing a State-wide Cooperative System of Retirement, Disability and Death Benefits for the officials and employees of the various counties or other political subdivisions. Approveda
LRCA Prop 6 Law enforcement Providing for the payment of assistance to the surviving spouse and minor children of law enforcement officers, custodial personnel of the Texas Department of Corrections or full-paid firemen who suffer violent death in the course of the performance of their duties. Approveda
LRCA Prop 7 Taxes Repealing the poll tax as a requirement for voting. Approveda
LRCA Prop 8 Admin of gov't Permitting persons qualified to vote in this State to vote for Presidential and Vice Presidential Electors and for all state-wide offices, questions or propositions. Approveda
LRCA Prop 9 Admin of gov't Providing for a Court of Criminal Appeals of five members, and prescribing the term of said court. Approveda
LRCA Prop 10 Education Providing that taxes or bonds previously voted in any independent school district or in any junior college district shall not be abrogated, cancelled or invalidated. Approveda
LRCA Prop 11 Bonds Authorizing the issuance of an additional Two Hundred Million Dollars in Texas Water Development Bonds and providing for further investment of the Texas Water Development Fund in reservoirs and associated facilities. Approveda
LRCA Prop 12 Admin of gov't Providing the method and manner for dissolution of hospital districts. Approveda
LRCA Prop 13 Taxes Amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide by statute for any county having (1,200,000) or more inhabitants to consolidate the functions of government. Approveda
LRCA Prop 14 Admin of gov't Fixing the time during which members of the Legislature shall be ineligible to hold other offices. Approveda
LRCA Prop 15 Taxes Authorizing various types of assistance for the physically or mentally handicapped Approveda
LRCA Prop 16 Admin of gov't Establishing the date on which newly elected Members of the Legislature shall qualify and take office. Approveda

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