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Texas Constitutional Amendment Proposal Guaranteeing Right to Life (SJR 3)

This law was last updated on Aug 28, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Texas

Number

SJR 3

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Feb 7, 2019

Topics

Personhood

Full Bill Text

capitol.texas.gov

SJR 3 proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of “unborn children” and prohibiting abortion to the extent authorized under federal constitutional law.

If passed, the proposed constitutional amendment would be submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 5, 2019.


Related Legislation

Similar to SJR 9 which failed to pass during the 2017 legislative session.


Latest Action

11/12/18 – Prefiled.

2/7/19 – Introduced; referred to state Senate Health & Human Services Committee.


People

Primary Sponsor