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Texas Executive Authority Retention Amendment, SJR 22 (2013)

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The Texas Executive Authority Retention Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 22, did not make the November 5, 2013 general election ballot in the state of Texas as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would have provided that the state governor retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law. The measure was authored by State Senator Joan Huffman.[1]

Text of measure

Ballot language

According to the bill's text, the ballot language would have read as follows:[1]

The constitutional amendment providing that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law.[2]

Path to the ballot

A 2/3rds vote in both chambers of the Texas State Legislature is required to refer an amendment to the ballot. Texas is one of sixteen states that requires this.

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Texas Legislature, "SJR 22," accessed January 29, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.