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Texas 1978 ballot measures

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1979
1977

9 statewide ballot proposition were on the 1978 ballot in Texas. 7 of the measures were approved.

On the ballot

Regular session

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Judiciary Deleting the reference to the "Deaf and Dumb Asylum," and allowing certain products manufactured by handicapped individuals in nonprofit rehabilitation facilities to be purchased by the State of Texas and to eliminate the formality of involvement in such transactions. Approveda


LRCA Prop 2 Bond issues Permitting political subdivisions to issue revenue bonds to develop employment opportunities for its citizens. Defeatedd


LRCA Prop 3 Bond issues Authorizing bonds to finance the redevelopment of blighted areas and prohibiting any city or town from granting its money or lending its credit for such purposes. Defeatedd


LRCA Prop 4 Taxes Authorizing the legislature to exempt from taxation solar and wind-powered energy devices. Approveda


LRCA Prop 5 Admin of gov't Extending the jurisdiction of justices of the peace in civil cases. Approveda


LRCA Prop 6 Judiciary Permitting the legislature to increase the number of justices on a court of civil appeals, permitting a court of civil appeals to sit in sections, and requiring a concurrence of a majority of justices to decide a case. Approveda


LRCA Prop 7 Admin of gov't Repealing the constitutional authority for the State Building Commission and the State Building Fund. Approveda


LRCA Prop 8 Bond issues Allowing water districts to use funds for fire fighting purposes. Approveda


2nd called session

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Taxes Tax relief and reform for various purposes Approveda


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