In Texas, the dozen or so ballot propositions that typically do get certified for the November ballot in odd years by the Texas State Legislature don’t receive their final affirmative vote for ballot status until near the very end of the state legislature’s session. In 2015, the final day of the state legislative session was June 1.
All statewide Texas ballot propositions are legislatively-referred constitutional amendments. They are referred to the ballot by the Texas State Legislature and, if approved by voters, become a part of the Texas State Constitution. Texas is one of 16 states that requires a two-thirds supermajority vote in one session to place a ……. read more here.