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Date Title Document number
12/03/2014 Relating to state agencies using the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's E-Verífy system RP-80
10/06/2014 Relating to the creation of the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response (Ebola) RP-79
09/13/2013 Relating to the update of state planning regions, realigning McMullen County from State Planning Region 20 (Coastal Bend Council of Governments) to State Planning Region 18 (Alamo Area Council of Governments) RP-78
02/28/2012 Reauthorizing the Operation of the Governor's Criminal Justice Advisory Council RP-77
09/17/2011 Relating to the suspension of the seven-day waiting period for certain state unemployment insurance claimants who have become unemployed as a direct result of wildfires RP-76
08/03/2011 Relating to the establishment and support of Western Governors University Texas RP-75
02/17/2011 Relating to rescinding certain previous executive orders (RP 19, RP 24, RP 61, RP 63, RP 65, RP 66) RP-74
09/09/2009 Relating to a comprehensive review of higher education cost efficiencies RP-73
08/25/2009 Relating to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and federal funding for Texas RP-72
06/19/2009 Relating to the content of the State’s textbooks RP-71
06/18/2009 Relating to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and federal funding for Texas RP-70
11/20/2008 Relating to the creation of the Governor’s Commission for Disaster Recovery and Renewal RP-69
08/18/2008 Relating to the creation of the Blue Alert Program RP-68
01/25/2008 Relating to the Task Force on Higher Education Incentive Funding RP-67
03/05/2007 Relating to the Texas Youth Commission RP-66
02/02/2007 Relating to the immunization of young women from the cancer-causing Human Papillomavirus RP-65
01/29/2007 Relating to the creation, composition, and operation of the Texas Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center RP-64
01/26/2007 Relating to the creation of the Texas Southern University Advisory Committee RP-63
12/29/2006 Honoring the memory of the thirty-eighth President of the United States, Gerald R. Ford RP-62
10/09/2006 Relating to the creation, composition, and operation of the Governor's Health System Integrity Partnership for the State of Texas RP-61
08/21/2006 Relating to the creation of the Texas Task Force on Appraisal Reform RP-60
04/20/2006 Relating to renewal of disaster recovery issues due to the effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita RP-59
04/05/2006 Relating to peer-to-peer file-sharing software RP-58
03/21/2006 Relating to implementing recommendations from the Governor's Task Force on Evacuation, Transportation, and Logistics RP-57
03/10/2006 Relating to the renewal of disaster recovery issues addressed in RP-54 and RP-55 RP-56
02/10/2006 Relating to the renewal of disaster recovery issues addressed in Executive Order No. RP-54 RP-55
01/10/2006 Relating to disaster recovery from the effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita RP-54
12/16/2005 Relating to the creation of college readiness standards and programs for Texas public school students RP-53
11/21/2005 Relating to the creation of the Texas Tax Reform Commission to accept public input on and recommend changes to the tax structure RP-52
11/02/2005 Relating to the creation of a grant program to provide performance incentives to reward Texas educators RP-51
10/28/2005 Relating to the creation of an environmental flows advisory committee RP-50
10/27/2005 Relating to an electric customer education choice campaign, electric conservation by state agencies and diversity of energy supply RP-49
09/28/2005 Relating to expeditious restoration of electrical services in areas damaged by Hurricane Rita RP-48
08/22/2005 Relating to a comprehensive financial accountability and reporting system to ensure transparency and fiscal efficiency in school district operations RP-47
08/03/2005 Relating to the consolidation of functions pertaining to the maintenance and construction of Texas National Guard facilities and the payment of debt service on existing obligations RP-46
06/17/2005 Relating to the implementation mental health and mental retardation authority provider of last resort RP-45
06/10/2005 Relating to the transition of functions from the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance RP-44
05/13/2005 Relating to the creation and maintenance of the Base Realignment and Closure Response Strike Force RP-43
04/01/2005 Relating to the creation of the Aging Texas Well advisory committee and plan RP-42
03/14/2005 Relating to the creation, composition, and operation of the Governor's Criminal Justice Advisory Council for the State of Texas RP-41
02/23/2005 Relating to the designation of the National Incident Management System as the incident management system for the State of Texas RP-40
01/06/2005 Relating to the immediate creation a Division of Investigations within the Department of Family and Protective Services by the Health and Human Services Commission RP-39
09/09/2004 Honoring the memory of those who died and the heroes who responded to the attacks against America on September 11, 2001 RP-38
09/09/2004 Relating to the designation of the Texas Education Agency as the state agency to provide administrative support services for the state developmental disabilities council RP-37
07/12/2004 Relating to preventing, detecting, and eliminating fraud, waste and abuse RP-36
07/02/2004 Relating to reforming Child Protective Services RP-35
06/07/2004 Honoring the memory of the fortieth President of the United States of America, Ronald Wilson Reagan RP-34
04/14/2004 Relating to reforming the Adult Protective Services Program RP-33
01/28/2004 Relating to Emergency Management and Homeland Security RP-32
01/22/2004 Relating to accountability of higher education systems and institutions RP-31
12/22/2003 Relating to the designation of the OneStar National Service Commission and the OneStar Foundation, and the dissolution of the Texas Commission of Volunteerism and Community service RP-30
11/10/2003 Relating to the creation of the Texas Energy Planning Council RP-29
09/09/2003 Honoring the memory of those who died and the heroes who responded to the attacks against America on September 11, 2001 RP-28
08/11/2003 Relating to the close-out of the outstanding grants of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund RP-27
08/06/2003 Relating to payments due to school districts and charter schools under the Foundation School Program RP-26
07/31/2003 Relating to increasing the immunization rates for children in Texas RP-25
05/27/2003 Relating to the creation of a study committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on issues related to the regulation and permitting of rock crushers and quarries RP-24
02/03/2003 Relating to honoring the crew members of the Space Shuttle Columbia RP-23
01/09/2003 Relating to the official receipt of reports, final dismissal of charges, and general commendation of council, commission and task force members for service to the State RP-22
12/19/2002 Relating to the Creation of the Governor's Clean Coal Technology Council RP-21
10/16/2002 Relating to reducing concealed handgun license fees for senior citizens RP-20
09/26/2002 Relating to the current appeal for blood donations in Texas RP-19
09/06/2002 Relating to flying the Texas flag at half-staff to honor the victims of the acts of terrorism committed against the United States of America on September 11, 2001 RP-18
09/06/2002 Relating to honoring the victims of the violence against the United States of America on September 11, 2001 RP-17
08/12/2002 Relating to the creation of the Statewide Texas Amber Alert Network RP-16
05/14/2002 Relating to the creation of the Governor's Anti-Crime Commission RP-15
04/19/2002 Designating Texas A&M University as the Military College of Texas RP-14
04/18/2002 Relating to community-based alternatives for people with disabilities RP-13
04/03/2002 Relating to Emergency Management RP-12
02/26/2002 Relating to the Governor's Task Force for Economic Growth RP-11
01/17/2002 Relating to the creation of the Governor's Council on Science and Biotechnology Development RP-10
11/30/2001 Establishing the Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Board RP-09
10/01/2001 Relating to the Governor's Task Force on Homeland Security RP-08
09/24/2001 Governor's Planning Council for STOP Violence Against Women RP-07
09/14/2001 Extending the Flying the Texas Flag at Half-staff RP-06
09/13/2001 Granting State Employees One Hour of Leave RP-05
09/12/2001 Flying Flags at Half-staff RP-04
08/15/2001 Relating to the continuation of the Governor's Commission for Women RP-03
07/26/2001 Relating to the Governor's Advisory Council on Physical Fitness RP-02
03/29/2001 Relating to Emergency Management RP-01