Texas 1968 ballot measures

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14 statewide ballot propositions were on the 1968 ballot in Texas. 7 of the measures were approved.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Admin of gov't Amending Subsection (a) of Section 62, Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas relating to the Employees Retirement Fund and the Employees Retirement System of Texas Approveda
LRCA Prop 2 State spending Raising the limit on the amount that may be expended in any one year out of state funds for Public Assistance payments only to Seventy-five Million Dollars. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 3 Education providing for investment of the Permanent University Fund by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas in certain types of securities within the prudent man rule. Approveda
LRCA Prop 4 Bonds Providing that Dallas County may issue road bonds under section 52 of Article III upon a vote of a majority of the resident property taxpayers Approveda
LRCA Prop 5 Admin of gov't Providing the members of the Legislature shall receive as salary an amount not exceeding Eight Thousand, Four Hundred Dollars per year. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 6 Taxes Exempting from ad valorem taxation by the State and its political subdivisions equipment installed on real property to eliminate or abate the harmful effect of air emissions and water effluents Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 7 Taxes Continuously reducing State ad valorem property taxes and abolishing all State ad valorem property taxes after December 31, 1978 Approveda
LRCA Prop 8 Admin of gov't Removing certain provisions relating to the purchase of fuel and furbishing of rooms and halls of the Legislature and the requirement that the Governor, Secretary of State, and the Comptroller mush approve certain contracts of purchase. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 9 Admin of gov't Amending Section 48a of Article III allowing contributions to be made on the basis of full salary of members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Approveda
LRCA Prop 10 Taxes Poviding for the refund of the tax on cigars and tobacco products sold at retail within the corporate limits of Texarkana Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 11 Admin of gov't Consolidating governmental offices and functions and allowing political subdivisions to contract for performance of governmental functions in El Paso and Tarrant counties. Approveda
LRCA Prop 12 Bonds Authorizing cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 13 Taxes Exempting certain property temporarily stored in a public warehouse from ad valorem taxation. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 14 Admin of gov't| Fixing the time during which members of the Legislature shall be ineligible to hold other offices. Approveda

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