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Texas 1989 ballot measures

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Twenty-one statewide ballot measures were on the November 7, 1989 ballot in Texas.

On the ballot

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1 Gov't salaries Bases the salary of the governor, speaker of the house and legislators off of the governor's salary Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 2 Bonds Issues additional bonds for water supply, water quality, and flood control Approveda
LRCA Proposition 3 Gov't finances Provides state financing of the development and production of Texas products and businesses Approveda
LRCA Proposition 4 Veterans Exempts nonprofit veterans organizations from ad valorem taxes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 5 Taxes Exempts certain personal property in the state temporarily from taxes Approveda
LRCA Proposition 6 Term limits Authorizes the members of a hospital district governing board to serve four-year terms Approveda
LRCA Proposition 7 Gov't acc Requires elected officials to sign an oath stating that they did not engage in bribery to obtain office Approveda
LRCA Proposition 8 Bonds Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds for certain corrections projects Approveda
LRCA Proposition 9 Law enforcement Organizes and combines various state agencies that perform criminal justice functions Approveda
LRCA Proposition 10 Criminal trials Requires courts to inform juries about the effect of good conduct time and eligibility for parole Approveda
LRCA Proposition 11 Gov't salaries Sets legislator per diem at federal income tax living expenses deduction rate Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 12 Bonds Uses the permanent school fund to guarantee bonds for the purpose of aiding school districts Approveda
LRCA Proposition 13 Law enforcement Provides a bill of rights for crime victims Approveda
LRCA Proposition 14 Local gov't Requires a district attorney serving in Fort Bend County to be elected and serve a term Approveda
LRCA Proposition 15 Gambling Permits raffles conducted by certain nonprofit organizations Approveda
LRCA Proposition 16 Healthcare Grants the people the right to create hospital districts independent of the legislature Approveda
LRCA Proposition 17 Gov't finances Authorizes the state to provide various forms of financial assistance to local fire departments Approveda
LRCA Proposition 18 Bonds Eliminates certain time limitations for Texas agricultural water conservation bonds Approveda
LRCA Proposition 19 Gov't finances Authorizes local governments to invest their funds as provided by law Approveda
LRCA Proposition 20 Local gov't Abolishes the office of county surveyor in seven counties Approveda
LRCA Proposition 21 Bonds Issues general obligation bonds as college savings bonds Approveda

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