State Medical Education Board and State Medical Education Fund Elimination Amendment

Texas Ballot Measure - Proposition 2

Election: Nov. 5, 2013 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Yes: 950046  (84.7%) Argument For
No: 171666  (15.3%)

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Summary

HJR 79 proposes a constitutional amendment to repeal the constitutional provision requiring the creation of a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund, neither of which is in operation. No new loans have been made from the fund by the board in more than 25 years, and the board currently has no appointees and receives no program funding.

The proposed amendment will appear on the ballot as follows: “The constitutional amendment eliminating an obsolete requirement for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund, neither of which is operational.”

Measure Text

The constitutional amendment eliminating an obsolete requirement for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund, neither of which is operational.