Bill Text: TX SJR27 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-15 - Not again placed on intent calendar [SJR27 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-SJR27-Comm_Sub.html
 
 
  By: Huffman S.J.R. No. 27
         (In the Senate - Filed January 10, 2019; February 14, 2019,
  read first time and referred to Committee on State Affairs;
  April 3, 2019, reported favorably by the following vote:  Yeas 7,
  Nays 2; April 3, 2019, sent to printer.)
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SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION
 
 
  proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state
  funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement
  system.
         BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 67, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, is
  amended by adding Subsection (c-1) to read as follows:
         (c-1)  This state is not liable for any debts or other
  obligations of a retirement system described by Subsection (c) of
  this section.  The legislature may not appropriate money to a
  retirement system described by Subsection (c) of this section to
  pay any debts or other obligations of the retirement system.
         SECTION 2.  This proposed constitutional amendment shall be
  submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 5, 2019.
  The ballot shall be printed to permit voting for or against the
  proposition: "The constitutional amendment prohibiting the
  legislature from appropriating state money to a local public
  retirement system to pay any debts or other obligations of the
  retirement system."
 
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