Establishing a Right to Use and Access Public Beaches

Texas Ballot Measure - Proposition 9

Election: Nov. 3, 2009 (General)
Outcome: Passed



HJR 102 would define what is a state-owned public beach. The public, individually and collectively, would have an unrestricted right to use and a right of ingress to and egress from a public beach. The amendment would authorize the legislature to enact laws to protect these rights.

Measure Text

The constitutional amendment to protect the right of the public, individually and collectively, to access and use the public beaches bordering the seaward shore of the Gulf of Mexico.

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