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Governor Perry Proclaims Adoption of a Constitutional Amendment

Wednesday, November 20, 2002  •  Proclamation


WHEREAS, one proposed amendment to the Constitution of Texas was voted on in the General Election for State and District Officers held on November 5, 2002; and

WHEREAS, on the 20th day of November, 2002, I, Rick Perry, Governor of the State of Texas, did certify the tabulation prepared by the Secretary of State; and

WHEREAS, the tabulation and total of the votes cast for and against the proposed amendment established that the voters of the State of Texas adopted the following proposed amendment by a majority vote to wit:

PROPOSITION No. 1 submitted by House Joint Resolution No. 2 authorizing the commissioners court of a county to declare the office of constable in a precinct to be dormant if the office has not been filled by election or appointment for a lengthy period and providing a procedure for the reinstatement of the office.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereto signed my name and have officially caused the Seal of State to be affixed at my Office in the City of Austin, Texas, this the 20th day of November, 2002.

Governor of Texas

Secretary of State

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