This website will be unavailable from Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. through Monday, June 3, 2024 at 7:00 a.m. due to data center maintenance.

  88R13427 MLH-F
 
  By: Capriglione H.J.R. No. 146
 
 
 
A JOINT RESOLUTION
  proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to own,
  hold, and use a mutually agreed upon medium of exchange.
         BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Article I, Texas Constitution, is amended by
  adding Section 36 to read as follows:
         Sec. 36.  The right of the people to own, hold, and use a
  mutually agreed upon medium of exchange, including cash, coin,
  bullion, digital currency , or privately issued scrip, when trading
  and contracting for goods and services shall not be infringed. No
  government shall prohibit or encumber the ownership or holding of
  any form or amount of money or other currency.  Nothing in this
  section shall be construed as restricting this state from choosing
  the medium of exchange the state will accept for payments made to
  the state.
         SECTION 2.  This proposed constitutional amendment shall be
  submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 7, 2023.
  The ballot shall be printed to permit voting for or against the
  proposition: "The constitutional amendment recognizing the right
  of the people to own, hold, and use a mutually agreed upon medium of
  exchange, including cash, coin, bullion, digital currency , or
  privately issued scrip."
Texas Legislature Online - Document Viewer

This website will be unavailable from Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. through Monday, June 3, 2024 at 7:00 a.m. due to data center maintenance.