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Texas Funding for Transportation Projects, Proposition 14 (September 2003)

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The Texas Funding for Transportation Projects Amendment, also known as Proposition 14, was on the September 13, 2003 ballot in Texas as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the Texas Department of Transportation to issue notes or borrow money to fund highway improvement projects. The terms of the notes or loans were not to exceed two years.[1][2]

Election results

Texas Proposition 14 (September 2003)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 810,855 61.04%
No517,60638.96%

Election results via: Legislative Reference Library of Texas

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

Proposition 14 added §49m and §49n to Article 3 of the Texas Constitution.

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing direct democracy in Texas

As laid out in Article 17 of the Texas Constitution, in order for a proposed constitutional amendment to be placed on the ballot, the Texas State Legislature must propose the amendment in a joint resolution of both the Texas State Senate and the Texas House of Representatives. The joint resolution can originate in either the House or the Senate. The resolution must be adopted by a vote of at least two-thirds of the membership of each house of the legislature. That amounts to a minimum of 100 votes in the House of Representatives and 21 votes in the Senate.

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