By Dutton H.J.R. No. 56 77R4483 GWK-D A JOINT RESOLUTION 1-1 proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on 1-2 the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. 1-3 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-4 SECTION 1. Section 11, Article IV, Texas Constitution, is 1-5 amended by adding Subsection (c) to read as follows: 1-6 (c) The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is prohibited 1-7 from performing executions until September 1, 2003. This 1-8 subsection expires September 2, 2003. 1-9 SECTION 2. This proposed amendment shall be submitted to the 1-10 voters at an election to be held November 6, 2001. The ballot 1-11 shall be printed to permit voting for or against the proposition: 1-12 "The constitutional amendment establishing a moratorium on the 1-13 execution of persons convicted of capital offenses."