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Texas Public School Employee and Local Governing Body Compensation Amendment, HJR 66 (2013)

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The Texas Public School Employee and Local Governing Body Compensation Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 66, may appear on the November 5, 2013 general election ballot in the state of Texas as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would allow for the compensation for public school employees and retired public school employees that are serving as members of local governing bodies. The measure was authored by State Representative Richard Raymond.[1]

Text of measure

Ballot language

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

The constitutional amendment authorizing compensation for public school employees and retired public school employees, other than superintendents or retired superintendents, who are serving as members of local governing bodies.[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, "HJR 66", Retrieved January 29, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.