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  1. Introduced Feb 15, 2013
  2. Passed House
  3. Passed Senate May 21, 2013
  4. Signed into Law

HJR 87

Texas House Joint Resolution

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a home-rule municipality to provide in its charter the procedure to fill a vacancy on its governing body for which the unexpired term is 12 months or less.
83rd Legislature (2013)
Bill Subjects:
Campaign Finance and Election Issues Legislative Affairs Municipal and County Issues
Sponsors (2):


There are currently no roll call votes recorded for this bill.


Date Chamber  
May 23, 2013 Executive Filed with the Secretary of State
May 22, 2013 Senate Signed in the Senate
May 22, 2013 House Signed in the House
May 21, 2013 House Reported enrolled
May 21, 2013 House Senate passage reported
May 21, 2013 Senate Record vote
May 21, 2013 Senate Passed
May 21, 2013 Senate Read 3rd time
May 21, 2013 Senate Record vote
May 21, 2013 Senate Three day rule suspended
May 21, 2013 Senate Vote recorded in Journal
May 21, 2013 Senate Read 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading
May 21, 2013 Senate Rules suspended-Regular order of business
May 21, 2013 Senate Placed on intent calendar
May 16, 2013 Senate Committee report printed and distributed
May 16, 2013 Senate Reported favorably w/o amendments
May 15, 2013 Senate Considered in public hearing
May 15, 2013 Senate Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
May 3, 2013 Senate Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
May 3, 2013 Senate Read first time
Apr 29, 2013 Senate Received from the House
Apr 29, 2013 House Reported engrossed
Apr 26, 2013 House Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Apr 26, 2013 House Record vote
Apr 26, 2013 House Adopted as amended
Apr 26, 2013 House Amended
Apr 26, 2013 House Read 2nd time
Apr 26, 2013 House Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Apr 24, 2013 House Considered in Calendars
Apr 15, 2013 House Committee report sent to Calendars
Apr 15, 2013 House Committee report distributed
Apr 12, 2013 House Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
Apr 3, 2013 House Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Apr 3, 2013 House Considered in public hearing
Mar 27, 2013 House Left pending in committee
Mar 27, 2013 House Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
Mar 27, 2013 House Considered in public hearing
Feb 26, 2013 House Referred to Urban Affairs
Feb 26, 2013 House Read first time
Feb 15, 2013 House Filed


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