THE TEXAS CONSTITUTION

Sec. 49.  STATE DEBTS. (a) No debt shall be created by or on
behalf of the State, except:
(1)  to supply casual deficiencies of revenue, not to exceed in the
aggregate at any one time two hundred thousand dollars;
(2)  to repel invasion, suppress insurrection, or defend the State in
war;
(3)  as otherwise authorized by this constitution; or
(4)  as authorized by Subsections (b) through (f) of this section.
(b)  The legislature, by joint resolution approved by at least
two-thirds of the members of each house, may from time to time
call an election and submit to the eligible voters of this State one
or more propositions that, if approved by a majority of those
voting on the question, authorize the legislature to create State
debt for the purposes and subject to the limitations stated in the
applicable proposition. Each election and proposition must
conform to the requirements of Subsections (c) and (d) of this
section.
(c)  The legislature may call an election during any regular session
of the legislature or during any special session of the legislature in
which the subject of the election is designated in the governor's
proclamation for that special session. The election may be held on
any date, and notice of the election shall be given for the period
and in the manner required for amending this constitution. The
election shall be held in each county in the manner provided by
law for other statewide elections.
(d)  A proposition must clearly describe the amount and purpose
for which debt is to be created and must describe the source of
payment for the debt. Except as provided by law under Subsection
(f) of this section, the amount of debt stated in the proposition
may not be exceeded and may not be renewed after the debt has
been created unless the right to exceed or renew is stated in the
proposition.
(e)  The legislature may enact all laws necessary or appropriate to
implement the authority granted by a proposition that is approved
as provided by Subsection (b) of this section. A law enacted in
anticipation of the election is valid if, by its terms, it is subject to
the approval of the related proposition.
(f)  State debt that is created or issued as provided by Subsection
(b) of this section may be refunded in the manner and amount and
subject to the conditions provided by law.
(g)  State debt that is created or issued as provided by Subsections
(b) through (f) of this section and that is approved by the attorney
general in accordance with applicable law is incontestable for any
reason.

(Subsec. (a) amended and (b)-(g) added Nov. 5, 1991.)
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THE TEXAS
CONSTITUTION

FREEDOM AND SOVEREIGNTY
OF STATE
REPUBLICAN FORM OF
GOVERNMENT
EQUAL RIGHTS
EQUALITY UNDER THE LAW
RELIGIOUS TESTS
RELIGIOUS BELIEFS; OATHS
AND AFFIRMATIONS
FREEDOM OF WORSHIP
APPROPRIATIONS FOR
SECTARIAN PURPOSES
FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND
PRESS; LIBEL
SEARCHES AND VIOLATION OF
CONDITION OF RELEASE
PENDING TRIAL; DENIAL OF
BAIL, SEIZURES
RIGHTS OF ACCUSED IN
CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS
BAIL
MULTIPLE CONVICTIONS;
DENIAL OF BAIL
VIOLATION OF AN ORDER FOR
EMERGENCY PROTECTION
INVOLVING FAMILY VIOLENCE
HABEAS CORPUS
EXCESSIVE BAIL OR FINES;
CRUEL AND UNUSUAL
PUNISHMENT; REMEDY BY
DUE COURSE OF LAW
DOUBLE JEOPARDY
RIGHT OF TRIAL BY JURY
COMMITMENT OF PERSONS OF
UNSOUND MIND
BILLS OF ATTAINDER; EX POST
FACTO OR RETROACTIVE
LAWS; IMPAIRING
OBLIGATION OF CONTRACTS
DAMAGING, OR DESTROYING
PROPERTY
DEPRIVATION OF LIFE,
LIBERTY, ETC.; DUE COURSE OF
LAW
RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR
ARMS
RIGHT OF ASSEMBLY;
PETITION FOR REDRESS OF
GRIEVANCES
RIGHTS OF CRIME VICTIMS
COMPENSATION TO VICTIMS OF
CRIME
MARRIAGE
DIVISION OF POWERS
LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT
JUDGE OF QUALIFICATIONS
RULES OF PROCEDURE
VACANCIES; WRITS OF
ELECTION
PRIVILEGED FROM ARREST
DISRESPECTFUL OR
DISORDERLY CONDUCT
COLLECTORS OF TAXES
Texas Ethics Commission
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Senators and Representatives
LAWS PASSED BY BILL
DEFEATED BILLS AND
RESOLUTIONS
EFFECT OF LAWS;
EMERGENCIES
REVISION OF LAWS
CHANGE OF VENUE IN CIVIL
AND CRIMINAL CASES
LOTTERIES AND GIFT
ENTERPRISES; BINGO GAMES
EMERGENCY SERVICES
DISTRICTS
JAIL DISTRICTS
Texas State Debt
COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC
ACCOUNTS
VETERANS' HOUSING
ASSISTANCE FUND
VETERANS' LAND BOARD;
BOND ISSUES
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