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03/31/2000 Ordering a special election to be held in District 64 on May 6th, 2000, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 64 to serve out the unexpired term of The Honorable Ronny Crownover
09/27/1999 Ordering a special election to be held in District 26 on November 2, 1999, for the purpose of electing a State Senator for District 26 to serve out the unexpired term of The Honorable Gregory Luna
02/02/1999 Submitting emergency matters to the 76th Legislature, appropriations to: Texas Education Agency for additional teacher training in instruction of reading; Texas Forest Service, for forest fire suppression and costs associated with natural disasters; Texas School for the Deaf and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired for increased teacher salary expenses; State Office of Risk Management for workers' compensation benefits; and Texas Department of Agriculture for eradication of cotton pests (SB 472, SB 448 on boll weevil eradication)
02/02/1999 Submitting an emergency matter to the 76th Legislature: temporary exemption from the severance tax for oil and gas produced from wells under certain market conditions (HB 989, HB 1164, and SB 290)
04/21/1997 Submitting emergency matters to the 75th Legislature, appropriations to: Texas Dept. of Human Resources for automation system to administer federal funds; Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for Pre-freshman Engineering; Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice for settlement in Lucia, Inc. v. Manhattan Construction Co. v. State of Texas; Texas Southern University for funding existing financial obligations; Texas A&M University at Galveston, for severe shoreline erosion; and Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission for making payment to MARTA Technologies for motor vehicle inspection/maintenance contract (SB 1898)
04/21/1997 Submitting emergency matters to the 75th Legislature: appropriations of federal funds from Temporary Assistance to Needy Families block grant to Dept. of Protective and Regulatory Services; appropriations to Texas Youth Commission for costs from maintaining "Six-Month Minimum Length of Stay Rate"; Texas Water Development Board and Edwards Aquifer Authority for EAA initial operating costs; Dept. of Information Resources for making state's information resource system compatible with year 2000; Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission for regional precipitation enhancement; and Texas Dept. of Transportation for funding payments under loan agreement for repayment to general revenue (SB 886, SB 1898)
03/04/1997 Submitting emergency matters to the 75th Legislature: appropriations of funds from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families federal block grant to Texas Workforce Commission for Job Opportunity and Basic Skils (JOBS) program, and to Employee Retirement System and Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts for payment of related employee benefit costs; appropriation of funds from the general revenue fund to Attorney General for paymrnet of workers' compensation benefits, resolving a cash-flow shortfall, and reimbursement to general revenue fund; and authorizing the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board to pay salaries of employees (SB 886, SB 1898)
01/16/1997 Submitting an emergency matter to the 75th Legislature: purported judgments and other documents from purported courts which have not been expressly established under the Constitution or the laws of this State (HB 1185, SB 125, and SB 424)
01/15/1997 Submitting an emergency matter to the 75th Legislature: eligibility for release on mandatory supervision of certain inmates of the institutional division of the Department of Criminal Justice (HB 201, SB 250)
01/15/1997 Submitting an emergency matter to the 75th Legislature: criminal offense known as "stalking" (SB 97)
03/20/1995 Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: compensation of the commissioner of education and the payment of certain expenses (SB 1508)
03/09/1995 Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: legislation necessary to distribute certain state funds appropriated for education and certain statewide retirement systems (SB 8)
03/09/1995 Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: legislation necessary to make emergency appropriations from the waste tire recycling fund to the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1995 (HB 2761, SB 776)
03/01/1995 Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: legislation necessary for the use of the balance of the inaugural fund (HB 735)
02/28/1995 Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: legislation necessary to make emergency appropriations of bond proceeds to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (HB 520, SB 4)
01/20/1995 Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: legislation related to reform of the state's civil justice system in the areas of punitive damages, deceptive trade practices and consumer protection, joint and several liability, medical malpractice, venue, sanctions against frivolous lawsuits, expert testimony, directions to the Supreme Court to streamline and expedite the process of litigation, judicial fundraising, governmental liability, and contingency fees
01/19/1995 Ordering an expedited election to be held in District 11 on Saturday, the 11th day of February, 1995, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 11 to serve out the unexpired term