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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas

Texas Ballot Measure - Proposition 15

Election: General Nov. 1, 2007 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Science
Health and Health Care
Constitution

Yes
668,543
(61.43%)

Argument For

No
419,709
(38.57%)

Argument Against

Summary

HJR 90 would require the legislature to establish the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, and would provide for its management, duties, and powers.  It would authorize the issuance of up to $3 billion in general obligation bonds to be used for operations and grants for the purpose of scientific research of all forms of human cancer.

Measure Text

The constitutional amendment requiring the creation of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and authorizing the issuance of up to $3 billion in bonds payable from the general revenues of the state for research in Texas to find the causes of and cures for cancer.

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