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05/21/2017 85th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 85th Legislature: Senate Bill 5 from the 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, relating to requiring a voter to present proof of ident... Greg Abbott Legislative message
01/31/2017 85th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 85th Legislature: legislation or resolutions relating to a Convention of States under Article V of the federal constitution Greg Abbott Legislative message
01/31/2017 85th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 85th Legislature: legislation relating to child protective services or foster care Greg Abbott Legislative message
01/31/2017 85th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 85th Legislature: legislation relating to ethics reform Greg Abbott Legislative message
01/31/2017 85th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 85th Legislature: legislation relating to state or local government cooperation with federal immigration law or federal immigration offic... Greg Abbott Legislative message
02/19/2015 84th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 84th Legislature: legislation relating to ethics Greg Abbott Legislative message
02/19/2015 84th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 84th Legislature: legislation relating to transportation Greg Abbott Legislative message
02/19/2015 84th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 84th Legislature: legislation relating to border security, including funding for operations Greg Abbott Legislative message
02/19/2015 84th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 84th Legislature: legislation relating to funding higher education Greg Abbott Legislative message
02/19/2015 84th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 84th Legislature: legislation relating to early childhood education Greg Abbott Legislative message
05/05/2011 82nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 82nd Legislature: legislation relating to the reform of civil remedies and procedures in the State of Texas Rick Perry Legislative message
01/21/2011 82nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 82nd Legislature: legislation that requires a sonogram before a woman elects to have an abortion so that she may be fully medically infor... Rick Perry Legislative message
01/20/2011 82nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 82nd Legislature: legislation that will provide for a federal balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution Rick Perry Legislative message
01/20/2011 82nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 82nd Legislature: legislation that requires a voter to present proof of identification when voting Rick Perry Legislative message
01/11/2011 82nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 82nd Legislature: legislation to abolish sanctuary cities in Texas Rick Perry Legislative message
01/11/2011 82nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 82nd Legislature: legislation to protect private property rights and address eminent domain issues Rick Perry Legislative message
03/23/2009 81st R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 81st Legislature: legislation associated with wildfire damage and recovery Rick Perry Legislative message
02/03/2009 81st R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 81st Legislature, legislation: making appropriations and assisting in costs and recovery from 2008 hurricanes, reforming Texas Windstorm In... Rick Perry Legislative message
03/05/2007 80th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 80th Legislature: legislation relating to the prosecution of certain crimes occurring in the Texas Youth Commission Rick Perry Legislative message
03/05/2007 80th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 80th Legislature: legislation relating to the establishment of an office of inspector general at the Texas Youth Commission Rick Perry Legislative message
03/05/2007 80th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 80th Legislature: legislation relating to the power of the attorney general to have concurrent jurisdiction with the local county or dist... Rick Perry Legislative message
02/05/2007 80th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 80th Legislature: legislation making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate re... Rick Perry Legislative message
02/05/2007 80th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 80th Legislature: legislation relating to the allocation and use of the sporting goods sales tax revenue to fund state and local parks Rick Perry Legislative message
02/05/2007 80th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 80th Legislature: legislation relating to the prosecution, punishment, and supervision of certain sex offenders and to certain crimes inv... Rick Perry Legislative message
02/05/2007 80th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 80th Legislature: legislation relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations Rick Perry Legislative message
02/05/2007 80th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 80th Legislature: legislation relating to appropriations for the 2008-2009 biennium Rick Perry Legislative message
02/05/2007 80th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 80th Legislature: legislation relating to the management of the water resources of the state, including the protection of instream flows ... Rick Perry Legislative message
01/12/2007 80th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 80th Legislature: legislation authorizing reduction of ad valorem taxes and return of state funds to the public Rick Perry Legislative message
01/14/2005 79th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 79th Legislature: legislation that provides for comprehensive reform of the public education system by creating incentives to improve stu... Rick Perry Legislative message
01/14/2005 79th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 79th Legislature: legislation that provides for comprehensive reform and additional funding for Child Protective Services and Adult Prote... Rick Perry Legislative message
01/23/2003 78th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 78th Legislature, legislation relating to homeowners and automobile insurance: effective and efficient rate regulatory system; exclusive po... Rick Perry Legislative message
01/23/2003 78th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 78th Legislature, legislation relating to medical malpractice reform: tort reform for the health care profession including but not limited ... Rick Perry Legislative message
04/03/2001 77th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 77th Legislature: HB 1333, committee substitute, as printed and distributed in the House of Representatives on March 29, 2001 (emergency ... Rick Perry Legislative message
02/08/2001 77th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 77th Legislature: the subject as contained in SB 3, relating to the preservation of evidence containing DNA and post-conviction DNA testi... Rick Perry Legislative message
02/02/1999 76th R.S. 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,... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
02/02/1999 76th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 76th Legislature, appropriations to: Texas Education Agency for additional teacher training in instruction of reading; Texas Forest Service... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
04/21/1997 75th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 75th Legislature: appropriations of federal funds from Temporary Assistance to Needy Families block grant to Dept. of Protective and Regula... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
04/21/1997 75th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 75th Legislature, appropriations to: Texas Dept. of Human Resources for automation system to administer federal funds; Texas Higher Educati... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
03/04/1997 75th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 75th Legislature: appropriations of funds from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families federal block grant to Texas Workforce Commission fo... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
01/16/1997 75th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 75th Legislature: purported judgments and other documents from purported courts which have not been expressly established under the Const... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
01/15/1997 75th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 75th Legislature: criminal offense known as "stalking" (SB 97) George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
01/15/1997 75th R.S. 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 ... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
03/20/1995 74th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: compensation of the commissioner of education and the payment of certain expenses (SB 1508) George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
03/09/1995 74th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: legislation necessary to make emergency appropriations from the waste tire recycling fund to the Texas Natural Resource... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
03/09/1995 74th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: legislation necessary to distribute certain state funds appropriated for education and certain statewide retirement sys... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
03/01/1995 74th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 74th Legislature: legislation necessary for the use of the balance of the inaugural fund (HB 735) George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
02/28/1995 74th R.S. 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... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
01/20/1995 74th R.S. 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 pra... George W. Bush Legislative proclamation
05/05/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an increase in the amounts of constitutionally dedicated funds for certain institutions of highe... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
04/02/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Judicial Council, Office of Court Administration Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
03/21/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for t... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
03/18/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Forest Service Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/23/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Air Control Board Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/12/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to the criminal responsibility of a person for failure to perform an act that the person has a duty... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/08/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to the validation of governmental acts and proceedings by municipalities Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/04/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to the establishment, operation, and funding of an employment training program, setting unemploymen... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
01/14/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to methods and procedures for the eradication of boll weevils in cotton Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
01/14/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: constitutional amendments and/or legislation related to the establishment of a suitable provision for the support and m... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
01/14/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to state and local corrections facilities and the funding and management of the Texas Department of... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
01/14/1993 73rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to the appropriation of state money for the judicial, executive, and legislative branches of state ... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/27/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation relating to the expansion of the board of directors of the Texas High-Speed Rail Authority from 9 to 11 mem... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/22/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station for regulatory services... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/20/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation relating to the term of office and date of election of the commissioners of the Port Arthur Navigation Dist... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/18/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: constitutional amendments and/or legislation related to the creation of an equitable system of public school finance Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/06/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation related to the creation of emergency service districts in certain counties Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/01/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 72nd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Services, and granting the authority t... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
02/01/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 72nd Legislature: legislation to allow the attorney general to provide medical and indemnity payments under the state Workers' Compensation... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
01/31/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation related to issuance of additional bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Council Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
01/29/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation related to the salary paid the county attorney of Fayette County Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
01/25/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation to allow college students called to active military service certain higher education considerations includi... Ann W. Richards Legislative proclamation
01/18/1991 72nd R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 72nd Legislature: ethics legislation and election reform; and constitutional amendment and legislation establishing a state lottery Ann W. Richards Legislative message
01/10/1991 72nd R.S. Richards to call for emergency legislation (emergency matters: lottery and ethics) Ann W. Richards Other
04/24/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation of $7,500 for operating expenses incurred by the State Pension Review Board William P. Clements Legislative message
04/21/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to the State Employee Incentive Commission William P. Clements Legislative message
03/28/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to Office of Attorney General of $265,000 for defense of LULAC Council No. 4434 v. Mattox and William P. Clements Legislative message
03/27/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations not to exceed $165,510 for repairs relating to transformer PCB leakage at Tarleton State University William P. Clements Legislative message
03/27/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation of $84,889 to Texas Board of Dental Examiners to improve enforcement of Dental Practices Act William P. Clements Legislative message
03/14/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: HB 1279, relating to balancing of the state budget William P. Clements Legislative message
03/08/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to Texas Agricultural Experiment Station in the amount of $100,000 to conduct research on Africanized B... William P. Clements Legislative message
03/07/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: $75 million appropriation to Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for complying with RAJ a... William P. Clements Legislative message
02/28/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to the Structural Pest Control Board up to $76,000 for transfer of lawn and ornamental pest control lic... William P. Clements Legislative message
02/24/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to the Department of Agriculture of $60,000 for statistics regarding the production of agricultural com... William P. Clements Legislative message
02/24/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations to the Waco Campus of the Texas State Technical Institute for repairs from fire William P. Clements Legislative message
02/13/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation for the Pecos River Compact Commission for costs associated with the lawsuit Texas v. New Mexico William P. Clements Legislative message
02/09/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations for the Public Integrity Unit of the District Attorney's Office for the 53rd Judicial District, Travis... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/31/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations for operating expenses of the National Research Laboratory Commission in fiscal 1989 William P. Clements Legislative message
01/27/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to broadening the scope and powers of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission William P. Clements Legislative message
01/25/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations for junior colleges to fund group insurance premiums and to reappropriate any remaining funds which we... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/25/1989 71st R.S. Designating emergency matters for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to redeem bonds issued to finance improvements at the Sematech research and development facility; appropr... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/25/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to the State Preservation Board of $7.4 million to provide architectural and engineering fees for the r... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/16/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to sales and use tax on machinery and equipment William P. Clements Legislative message
01/16/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to a Goods-in-Transit tax exemption William P. Clements Legislative message
01/12/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to authorization of general obligation bonds for acquiring, constructing, or equipping new priso... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/11/1989 71st R.S. Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to workers' compensation reform William P. Clements Legislative proclamation
03/30/1987 70th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 70th Legislature: legislation amending Section 112.058 of the Tax Code and relating to the handling, records and disposition of protest p... William P. Clements Legislative message
02/17/1987 70th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 70th Legislature: legislation to transfer up to $32.4 million from Highway Fund No. 6 in the following amounts to the following funds: $2... William P. Clements Legislative message
02/04/1987 70th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 70th Legislature: SB 215, relating to inmate population in the Texas Department of Corrections, good conduct time, and mandatory supervis... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/19/1987 70th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 70th Legislature: SB 25, relating to eligibility for release on parole; SB 24, relating to hazing at or in an educational institution; SB 2... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative proclamation
01/16/1987 70th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 70th Legislature: authorizing and making transfers and adjustments in appropriations to expand prison capacity, modernize prison faciliti... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative proclamation
05/21/1985 69th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 69th Legislature: SB 1478, authorizing and making a supplemental appropriation to Texas Real Estate Commission relative to implementation o... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative proclamation
05/14/1985 69th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 69th Legislature, legislation relating to supplemental appropriations: HB 2510/SB 1452, Disaster Contingency Fund for disasters and emerg... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative proclamation
04/22/1985 69th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 69th Legislature: HB 1449, relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections for security salaries Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative proclamation
03/18/1985 69th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 69th Legislature: HB 955, relating to the allocation and dedication of certain revenue to areas impacted by significant new national defe... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
02/12/1985 69th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 69th Legislature: SB 340, relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Board of Nurse Examiners Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
01/31/1985 69th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 69th Legislature: HB 442 and companion bill SB 306, relating to reports required from entities to which the Legislature appropriates money Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative proclamation
01/21/1985 69th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 69th Legislature: HB 2/SB 138, relating to conservation, development, and protection and enhancement of the quality of, and flood and subsi... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative proclamation
03/29/1983 68th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 68th Legislature: SB 729, relating to the regulatory and enforcement procedures and authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
03/15/1983 68th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: HB 761/SB 670, supplemental appropriations to Texas A&M University and Texas Agricultural Experiment Station to replace p... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
03/09/1983 68th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: Texas public education compensation plan (teacher shortage/teacher salaries); equalization formula in Texas Education Cod... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
03/03/1983 68th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: SB 27, relating to public school textbooks; SB 469, supplemental appropriation for expenses of the Judiciary; SB 589, app... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
02/17/1983 68th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: SB 345/HB 633, appropriation to Texas Tech University for snowstorm damage to livestock pavilion; SB 442, supplemental ap... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
02/14/1983 68th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: legislation extending the discount period for property tax payers in certain circumstances and legislation allowing count... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
02/08/1983 68th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 68th Legislature: amendment of the state constitution to provide permanent support for higher education and restructuring of the permanen... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
02/07/1983 68th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 68th Legislature: SB 373, relating to supplemental appropriations to the Senate and State Purchasing and General Services Commission requ... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
02/07/1983 68th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: SB 186/HB372, supplemental appropriations to the treasury department to run in a business-like and efficient manner; SB 2... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
02/02/1983 68th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: appropriation of money for the support of state government, increasing minimum salaries for public school teachers and pe... Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
01/26/1983 68th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 68th Legislature: SB 183, relating to certain permits and leases for public school, university and asylum land Mark W. White, Jr. Legislative message
06/01/1981 67th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: SB 1260, relating to creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of County Court at Law No. 5 of El Paso Cou... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/30/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 148, relating to access to public and personal information; SB 626, relating to certification of court reporters and r... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/30/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 1236, relating to definition of "mortgagor" and "economically depressed or blighted area" in the Texas Housing Finance... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/30/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 1259, Clear Creek Watershed Drainage District; SB 438, masters in the district courts of Dallas County; SB 759, counti... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/11/1981 67th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: legislation which gives the State Board of Insurance specific authority to adopt rules that establish loss ratio benchm... William P. Clements Legislative message
04/10/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: appropriation for three new district attorneys created by the 67th Legislature; emergency appropriation to enforce occupa... William P. Clements Legislative message
03/30/1981 67th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: HB 1884, extraordinary and unusual expenses suffered by Texas Southern University William P. Clements Legislative message
03/23/1981 67th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: emergency appropriation of $6 million to the Disaster Contingency Fund William P. Clements Legislative message
03/11/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 74, moving election date for the Board of Directors of the Wilson County Hospital District from May to April; SB 860, ... William P. Clements Legislative message
03/04/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 264, right-to-work; HB 1209, appropriation to the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service; and SB 17/HB 715, student l... William P. Clements Legislative message
02/19/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: Clear Lake City deannexation from Houston; Comptroller direct deposit of state employee checks; reasons for state agency ... William P. Clements Legislative message
02/18/1981 67th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: SB 511/HB 1136, changes in products liability suits William P. Clements Legislative message
02/11/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: State Board of Education fees for issuance of teaching certificates; raising the age to 19 to drink legally; allow the De... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/30/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: state inheritance tax law; appropriations to repair damage at Sul Ross State University and Texas Tech University; group ... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/26/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: emergency appropriations to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners and Texas Real Estate Commission; local referendum... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/26/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: public education; anti-crime package; war on drugs; anti-pornography; initiative and referendum; management; higher educa... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/16/1981 67th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: pay raise of state employees; increase in benefits for retired state employees; increase in benefits for retired teachers... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/26/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: SB 830, relating to a demonstration project for the medical assistance to certain medically needy persons; SB 588, relati... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/26/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: SB 245, relating to the sale or exchange of certain property by the Texas Board of Corrections; and SB 1251, relating to ... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/26/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: SB 1317, relating to ceremonies and events for the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor; and HB 1249, rel... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/24/1979 66th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 66th Legislature: appropriation to specified institutions of higher education to pay the additional costs of purchased utilities (nontran... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/04/1979 66th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 66th Legislature: emergency appropriation not to exceed $200,000 to the Parks and Wildlife Department for repair of damage caused by floo... William P. Clements Legislative message
05/02/1979 66th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 66th Legislature: emergency appropriation of $6,126,000 to the Disaster Contingency Fund William P. Clements Legislative message
04/26/1979 66th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 66th Legislature: emergency appropriation of $750,000 to the Disaster Contingency Fund, and $65,000 from General Revenue Fund to the offi... William P. Clements Legislative message
04/09/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: authority of the Governor to transfer programs of certain offices and agencies to other agencies; Governor's authority to... William P. Clements Legislative message
03/20/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: electronic surveillance; permitting oral confessions; bail bond reform; criminal history records system; repeat offenders... William P. Clements Legislative message
03/08/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: emergency appropriation to the Board of Control to repair cooling tower and structural damage to the Sam Houston State Of... William P. Clements Legislative message
02/19/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: budget execution; removal of appointees for stated reasons; prohibition against income tax; implementation of Tax Relief ... William P. Clements Legislative message
02/15/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: SB 466, providing emergency appropriation to University of Houston for fire damage; SB 547, providing supplemental approp... William P. Clements Legislative message
01/15/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature, appropriations for: operation of the First, Fifth and Fourteenth Supreme Judicial District Courts of Civil Appeals; repai... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
01/11/1979 66th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: appropriations for operation of Texas State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, Office of the Attorney Gen... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/30/1977 65th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 65th Legislature: SB 1327, relating to county school administration of Fayette County Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/28/1977 65th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 65th Legislature: SJR 50, proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution; SB 874, relating to issuing certificates of indebtedness by cer... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/27/1977 65th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 65th Legislature: SB 152, relating to eligibility for probation when it is shown that the defendant used or exhibited a firearm during th... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/26/1977 65th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 65th Legislature: HB 924, relating to commitment of a child who may be mentally retarded and who is accused of engaging in delinquent con... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/10/1977 65th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 65th Legislature, legislation providing supplemental appropriations for 1977 fiscal year to: Department of Corrections for utility costs an... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
04/18/1977 65th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 65th Legislature: school finance, Foundation School Program; insuring a school district will receive same amount per student as 1976-1977 s... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
04/05/1977 65th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 65th Legislature: legislation relating to school finance, discussed in State of the State Message and outlined in Governor's report on No... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
03/28/1977 65th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 65th Legislature: legislation authorizing Public Utility Commission appropriations for fiscal year ending August 31, 1977, to dispose of ... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
01/31/1977 65th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 65th Legislature: companion bills HB 3 and SB 50, relating to state highway funding crisis Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
01/26/1977 65th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 65th Legislature: omnibus district courts bill to create 23 new judicial districts and reorganize 3 existing districts Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
01/26/1977 65th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 65th Legislature: SB 331, authorizing the Railroad commission to transfer a maximum of $188,974 from their 1977 fiscal year appropriation... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
06/02/1975 64th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 64th Legislature: HB 734, relating to child care Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
06/01/1975 64th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 64th Legislature: SB 364, reappropriating certain funds to certain institutions of higher learning; and SB 163, relating to court administr... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/31/1975 64th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 64th Legislature: SB 521, relating to the disposition of certain fees and charges collection by East Texas Chest Hospital, Harlingen State ... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/29/1975 64th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 64th Legislature: SB 1046, providing for the effective implementation of the voting rights of all qualified citizens of the State Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/20/1975 64th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 64th Legislature: SB 635, SB 491, and SB 466, each pertaining to medical liability insurance Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
04/24/1975 64th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 64th Legislature: regulation of proprietary schools and the establishment of a refund policy Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
04/18/1975 64th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 64th Legislature: legislation providing an appropriation to make available to the Secretary of State the unexpended and unencumbered bala... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
04/03/1975 64th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 64th Legislature: regulation of the planning, development, construction and modification of certain health care facilities and services, ... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
03/18/1975 64th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 64th Legislature: legislation providing a supplemental appropriation to the State Board of Education from the State Textbook Fund for pay... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
02/27/1975 64th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 64th Legislature: public school finance and reform of public school laws in Texas Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
02/06/1975 64th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 64th Legislature: legislation authorizing the commissioners court of any county to exercise urban renewal powers in unincorporated areas; l... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
01/23/1975 64th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 64th Legislature: resolution to amend the Texas Constitution to raise the limit on amounts that can be appropriated by the Legislature to p... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
01/20/1975 64th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 64th Legislature: authorization and appropriation of sufficient funds to provide an increase from $12.50 to $15.00 per month in state emplo... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
01/15/1975 64th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 64th Legislature: appropriations to school districts for emergency grants; Central Education Agency for vocational-technical programs and C... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/25/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: HB 222, providing for driver education programs as prescribed by the Texas Education Agency to be placed in the Fuondat... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/25/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: HB 564, relating to authorizing the Comptroller to require payments of Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax monthly in cer... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/25/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: Committee Substitute for SB 994, relating to protection of consumer rights in purchase of liquified petroleum gas (LPG)... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/23/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: SB 966, relating to financing the 1974 primary elections after United States Supreme Court decision in Bullock v. Ca... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/22/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: presumption of date of death according to a relating certificate of death issued by the armed services; Missing in Acti... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
05/08/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: emergency funding for disadvantaged school districts and to establish machinery for developing a plan for the revision ... Dolph Briscoe Speech
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04/25/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: Texas Credit Union Act Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
04/10/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: SB 485 and companion HB 828, supplemental appropriation of $401,975.00 for fuel costs to provide utilities at Texas A&M... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
03/19/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: appropriation to Texas State Technical Institute in Waco for repair of tornado damage Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
03/12/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 63rd Legislature: HB 391, HB 393, HB 394, and HB 1332-1342, relating to water control and improvement districts Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
02/27/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: supplemental appropriation out of Fund Number 87 to the Texas Board of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Heari... Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
02/22/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: Habitual Traffic Offender Act Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
02/21/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: appropriation to Texas Southern University for repair of damage by fire to the Pharmacy Building Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
01/29/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: operation of the public schools of Texas on the basis of a quarter system begining with the 1975-1976 school year Dolph Briscoe Legislative message
01/12/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: extension of the Governor's Committee on Human Relations, and supplemental appropriation to the Governor's Committee on... Preston Smith Legislative message
01/12/1973 63rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 63rd Legislature: appropriation for adequate staff, office space, equipment, supplies and other necessary expenses for the Constitutional... Preston Smith Legislative message
05/24/1971 62nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 62nd Legislature: Texas Aeronautics Commission's Airport Aid Program (federal aviation grants, HB 730) Preston Smith Legislative message
05/24/1971 62nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 62nd Legislature: highway beautification (HB 1400 and SB 749 relating to billboards and outdoor advertising, compliance with Highway Beau... Preston Smith Legislative message
05/13/1971 62nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 62nd Legislature: HB 1858, to reduce the rate of the motor fuels tax and provide for the distribution of the motor fuels tax Preston Smith Legislative message
05/10/1971 62nd R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 62nd Legislature: legislation amending the present filing fee statutes to allow persons who are not financially able to pay the filing fees... Preston Smith Legislative message
03/10/1971 62nd R.S. Special message to the Legislature on traffic safety (drunk driving/DWI, driver education, driver licensing, emergency medical services, Uniform Vehicle Code, motor vehicle in... Preston Smith Legislative message
02/16/1971 62nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 62nd Legislature: supplementation appropriation out of Architects Registration Fund to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners for rem... Preston Smith Legislative message
02/03/1971 62nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 62nd Legislature: a bill incorporating the House Appropriations Committee Substitute for HB 213 (supplemental appropriations to State Dep... Preston Smith Legislative message
01/21/1971 62nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 62nd Legislature: a bill creating the Higher Education Facilities Bond Program to finance construction of physical plant and facilities a... Preston Smith Legislative message
05/05/1969 61st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 61st Legislature: tort claims act limited to personal injuries and death resulting from negligent operation of motor vehicles, with limit... Preston Smith Legislative message
01/29/1969 61st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 61st Legislature: a bill amending the state employees retirement act, calling for increased minimum retirement, service retirement, and d... Preston Smith Legislative message
05/24/1965 59th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 59th Legislature: tax bill increasing cigarette tax, and change in inheritance tax law; appropriation to Texas Tourist Development Agency f... John B. Connally, Jr. Legislative message
04/05/1965 59th R.S. Concerning Department of Defense deactivation of military installations and the James Connally Air Force Base in Waco, Texas; submitting emergency matters to the 59th Legislat... John B. Connally, Jr. Legislative message
01/28/1965 59th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 59th Legislature: appropriations to Animal Health Commission for screwworm eradication; State Board of Control for electric and water utili... John B. Connally, Jr. Legislative message
05/23/1961 57th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 57th Legislature, relating to highway safety, traffic deaths and injuries: revising the antiquated Driver Licensing Act (HB 652); providing... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
04/27/1961 57th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 57th Legislature, to reduce General Fund spending: enforcement and reporting statute to supplement the present Texas escheat law (HB 470 an... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
03/07/1961 57th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 57th Legislature: construction of an additional floor on the State Insurance Building and the second State Office Building, authorized fr... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
03/01/1961 57th R.S. Clarifying emergency matters submitted to the 57th Legislature on January 18, 1961, relating to retirement of the General Fund deficit; submitting emergency measures for defic... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
01/18/1961 57th R.S. State of the State, submitting emergency matters to the 57th Legislature for retiring the deficit: natural gas production tax; franchise tax; financing Colson-Briscoe farm-to-... Price Daniel, Sr. Speech
06/11/1959 56th 1st C.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 56th Legislature, 1st Called Session: adequate protection of State and public rights and uses of Gulf beaches Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
04/29/1959 56th R.S. Signing SB 11, 56th R.S., which provides for an increase in the weight limit of trucks operating on the highways of Texas; submitting emergency matters to the 56th Legislature... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
04/29/1959 56th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 56th Legislature: legislation which will provide that purchase of the controlling interest in a State bank must be approved by the State ... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
03/10/1959 56th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 56th Legislature: one year increase in the corporation franchise tax (HB 238) and change of formula for interstate corporation, to retire t... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
03/05/1959 56th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 56th Legislature: appropriating twenty percent of penalties recovered by the Attorney General in the enforcement of anti-trust laws for t... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
05/08/1957 55th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 55th Legislature: appropriations of $15,000 for hydrological investigations and $10,000 for repairing flood damage to gaging stations for... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
04/30/1957 55th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 55th Legislature: appropriation of $20,000 for Martial Law and Emergency Use of Troops in Line Item 85 of the appropriations to the Adjut... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
04/12/1957 55th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 55th Legislature: equitable adjustment of manufacturers' license fees provided in Article 667-3 of the Penal Code without abandoning the ... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
03/13/1957 55th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 55th Legislature: establishment of a State Law Enforcement Commission for nonpolitical, non-partisan investigations of state official or ... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
02/12/1957 55th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 55th Legislature: legislation reorganizing the Insurance Commission Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
02/07/1957 55th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 55th Legislature: HB 4, 55th R.S., which provides for a majority vote in the selection of certain public officials in special elections (... Price Daniel, Sr. Legislative message
04/20/1955 54th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 54th Legislature: appropriation to State Department of Health to process and supply Salk polio vaccine Robert Allan Shivers Legislative message
04/18/1955 54th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 54th Legislature: appropriation from unexpended balance of Livestock Sanitary Commission under provisions of HB 111, 53rd R.S., to pay in... Robert Allan Shivers Legislative message
04/18/1955 54th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 54th Legislature: appropriation for investigations of the Veterans Land Program, to Attorney General, State Auditor, and International Secu... Robert Allan Shivers Legislative message
03/21/1955 54th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 54th Legislature: proposed constitutional amendment changing oath of office to include appointive officers of the state Robert Allan Shivers Legislative message
03/14/1955 54th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 54th Legislature: emergency disaster fund for financing disaster relief operations (relating to drought), noting that during the last two... Robert Allan Shivers Legislative message
03/07/1955 54th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 54th Legislature: enabling legislation creating the State Building Commission Robert Allan Shivers Legislative message
03/07/1955 54th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 54th Legislature: authorizing the Travis County District Attorney to appoint additional Assistant District Attorneys and make an appropri... Robert Allan Shivers Legislative message
02/17/1953 53rd R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 53rd Legislature: establishment and construction of tuberculosis hospitals at San Antonio and Harlingen, as proposed in SB 11; authorizatio... Robert Allan Shivers Legislative message
02/03/1951 52nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 52nd Legislature: legislative, congressional and judicial redistricting Robert Allan Shivers Legislative message
07/01/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: re-appropriation of $55,000 to revolving fund of State Approval Agency, for veterans' education and job training (SB 50... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
07/01/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: protection of the state in drainage of oil and gas leases and lands (SB 498), reenacting and adding to SB 391 Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
06/30/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: carbon black occupation tax, relating to legislative message of May 12, 1949 (HB 938) Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
06/28/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: approval of Gulf States Marine Fisheries Compact, already passed in the Senate (SB 164) Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
06/15/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: creation of a committee to study the entire matter of state and local taxation Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/26/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: creation of a commission to survey and study the state higher education system Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/25/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: refunding outstanding bonds of this state Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/23/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: stamp affixiation method of collecting certain taxes Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/12/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: occupation tax on manufacturing or producing of carbon black (see related message June 30, 1949; HB 938) Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/12/1949 51st R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 51st Legislature: adequate voter registration law and interim study of revision of election laws Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
04/20/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: levying and collection of full general fund ad valorem tax for the next two years Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
04/19/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: election of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General for four-year terms, instead of present two-year terms;... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
04/06/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: franchise tax collection, defunct corporations Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
04/04/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: emergency appropriation for state eleemosynary institutions for balance of fiscal year Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
03/30/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: reduction of tax levied for Confederate Pension Fund and authority for Automatic Tax Board to levy tax Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
03/29/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: administration of the one percent motor vehicle sales tax, Article 7047k, V.A.C.S. Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
03/14/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: comprehensive Youth Development Program, emphasizing prevention of juvenile delinquency, scientific diagnosis and treat... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
03/10/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: emergency appropriation of $3,400 for administration of Rio Grande Compact Commission (HB 264 by Jameson and Isaacks) Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
03/09/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: distribution of electric light and power in rural areas (SB 205 and HB 393) Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
03/01/1949 51st R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 51st Legislature relating to Texas State University for Negroes: authorization for Board of Directors to use student fees to supplement leg... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/22/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: creation of Texas Commission on the National Capital Sesquicentennial Celebration; report of Commission on Texas' Parti... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/16/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: appropriation of $156,000 for Texas Highway Patrol due to rise in general operating costs for equipment, materials, and... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/15/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: anti-lynching legislation (bill introduced by Representative Isaacks, HB 83); formal statement of May 21, 1948 in Repor... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/15/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: provision of an additional ten million dollars a year to supplement funds available to Texas Highway Department for con... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/14/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: establishment of a State Capital Planning Commission Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/14/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: appropriation to combat the citrus black fly Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/14/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: appropriation of $2,712 for General Education Board to continue grants for school libraries Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/09/1949 51st R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 51st Legislature: emergency appropriation to Attorney General of Texas for defeding title to lands beneath navigable waters (tidelands), em... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/07/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: purchase of furniture and library material for Court of Civil Appeals for the Third Supreme Judicial District due to re... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/07/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: increase in salaries of state employees for remainder of the current fiscal year Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/07/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: ratification of Pecos River Compact Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
01/31/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: emergency appropriation of $70,000 to inaugurate the Records Administration Division in the State Library, for microfil... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
01/26/1949 51st R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 51st Legislature: recommendations of Gilmer-Aikin committee (HCR 48, public schools) Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
01/25/1949 51st R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 51st Legislature: nine bills in regard to Texas prison system: appropriation of $4,196,075 for capital improvements, emergency appropration... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
01/17/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: appropriation of $25,000 from unexpended balance in emergency appropriation by 50th Legislature to Livestock Sanitary C... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
01/17/1949 51st R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 51st Legislature: amendment to the State Equalization Law for 1947-1949 biennium for the purpose of enabling districts to meet their full... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/29/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: appointment of a commission to study reforms in Code of Criminal Procedure Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/19/1947 50th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 50th Legislature: establishment of Department of Commerce and Labor to replace the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Industrial Commission, and P... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/13/1947 50th R.S. Relating to telephone labor strike at Odessa and creation of Industrial Commission of Texas; submitting emergency matters to the 50th Legislature: labor disputes between manag... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/13/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: emergency appropriation for State Board of Control, for equipment and supplies and emergency repairs to the third floor... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/06/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: enlargement of the State Board of Control to handle purchase of surplus property after the close of World War II (HB 83... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
05/05/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: creation of a State Veterans Commission (HB 18) Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
04/21/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: redistricting of the state, to provide for equality of representation in the Legislature and equitable distribution of ... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
04/08/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: reorganizing and reitemizing appropriations and budgets for Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Governor's office Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
03/31/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: assistance to municipalities in plans for building airports and participation in the Federal Aid Airport Bill, on recom... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
03/18/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: control or eradication of foxes infected with rabies in East Texas counties Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/12/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: financing the building program of state-supported higher educational institutions, as embraced in SJR 4 Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/11/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: emergency appropriation of $30,588 for counties in East Texas after forest fires and severe ice storm Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
02/03/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: appropriation to Veterans' State Service Office for supplementing appropriations and increasing personnel, due to termi... Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
01/30/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: appropriation to pay salary of the District Attorney of the 28th Judicial District, January 1-August 31, 1947 Beauford H. Jester Legislative message
01/20/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: emergency appropriation for the several departments and institutions of state government Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/20/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: amending Article 4726, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, designating when life insurance companies may secure, hol... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/16/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: redistricting the State into Senatorial and Representative Districts agreeably to the provisions of Sections 25, 26, 26... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/16/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: support and maintenance of a university, or institution of higher learning, for education of the negro youth of this st... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/16/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: authorization for judges, clerks, and commissioners of courts of record to adminster oaths, affidavits, and affirmation... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/16/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: amendment to the State Equalization Law to enable teachers in rural schools to receive increased compensation (SB 21 b... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/16/1947 50th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: amending the Texas Aeronautics Commission Act Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
04/05/1945 49th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: appropriation of at least $336,000 for use and benefit of the Texas Cotton Research Committee, in its efforts to discov... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/29/1945 49th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: authorizing and granting power to Board of Regents of State Teachers Colleges, State of Texas, for use and benefit of S... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/22/1945 49th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 49th Legislature: appropriation for old age assistance; increase in salaries of state employees in lower brackets; amending Article 4359, R... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/16/1945 49th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: amendment to State Equalization Law for purpose of enabling teachers in rural schools to receive increased compensation... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/15/1945 49th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: redistricting the State into Senatorial and Representative Districts agreeably to the provisions of Sections 25, 26, 26... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/10/1945 49th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: appropriation for Texas Liquor Control Board, letter from Administrator Bert Ford Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
04/29/1943 48th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 48th Legislature: permitting taxation of certain real property owned by the United States and exempting all fixtures, machinery, and equi... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
04/01/1943 48th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 48th Legislature: appointment of Notaries Public for each county of the state of Texas Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
03/29/1943 48th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 48th Legislature: Departmental Appropriation bill; Eleemosynary Appropriation bill; Judiciary Appropriation bill; Educational Appropriation... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
02/10/1943 48th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 48th Legislature: prohibit adulteration or misbranding of insecticides and fungicides; prohibit sale of anti-freeze solutions for use in wa... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
02/08/1943 48th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 48th Legislature: conducting affairs of public offices by first assistants or chief deputies, in the case of vacancies, until the office ... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
01/13/1943 48th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 48th Legislature: authority of Comptroller to withold five percent victory tax from salary payments; emergency appropriation for Adjutant G... Coke R. Stevenson Legislative message
06/24/1941 47th R.S. Resubmitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: HB 611, federal matching funds for old age assistance after July 1, 1941 W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
06/12/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: HB 454 and HB 611, Social Security merit system and old age pensions W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
06/12/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: recent disastrous floods in Shackleford County (SB 502) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
06/05/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: old age assistance division of the Department of Public Welfare and pension checks (SB 490) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
06/04/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: HB 1073, national defense program, recommended by War Department in Washington, D.C. W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
05/28/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: return of Texas Rangers (Texas Ranger Force) to the Adjutant General's Department; proposed bill (HB 1072) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
05/26/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: old age pension checks and necessary change to "joker" provision in HB 8; proposed bill (SB 490) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
05/26/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: HB 611, federal matching funds for old age assistance after July 1, 1941, conforming state law to Federal Social Securi... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
05/21/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: prevention of liquor sales near military training camps, discussing veto of emergency liquor enforcement appropriation ... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
05/19/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: old age pension checks W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
04/30/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: urging legislation to prevent cut in old age pension checks in May, June, July, and August 1941; proposed bill W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
04/29/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: activities of public utility corporations in bond elections; proposed bill (HB 983, SB 446) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
04/28/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: HB 454, creating Merit Council to administer personnel standards on a merit basis for Texas Unemployment Compensation C... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
04/16/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: Board of Control handling of eleemosynary system; proposed bill (HB 917, SB 438) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
04/15/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature, at the request of Representative Lon Alsup: creation of Legislative Investigating Committee on school district expendit... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
04/03/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: HB 824, to set up a system of compulsory arbitration where labor disputes are threatened W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
03/24/1941 47th R.S. Relating to labor strikes and lockouts in national defense industries, submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: substitute for HB 746, making unlawful the use o... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
03/17/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: qualifications to vote in all governmental and primary elections (poll tax receipt, registration receipt); proposed bil... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
03/13/1941 47th R.S. Address to Joint Session on labor strikes or lockouts in national defense industries during time of national emergency; submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature:... W. Lee O'Daniel Speech
03/04/1941 Submitting emergency matters to the 47th Legislature: education system and public schools; Exhibit A: report of Educational Commission of Texas, October 30, 1940; Exhibit B: l... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/27/1941 47th R.S. Address to Joint Session on agriculture and the Texas prison system; submitting emergency matters to the 47th Legislature: use of convicts as guards; Texas Prison Board contra... W. Lee O'Daniel Speech
02/24/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: effective budget and audit system (State Auditor, SB 20) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/17/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: lands acquired by the United States of America from the United Mexican States, and jurisdiction of the State of Texas o... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/10/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: Social Security, appropriation of $26,820,000 from general fund annually for teacher retirement, old age assistance, ai... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/04/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: building large pleasure pier into waters of Gulf of Mexico in Galveston (SB 13 and HB 2) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
01/27/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: truck load limits; proposed bill (HB 19) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
01/23/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: School Land Board issuance of easements or surface leases along Gulf Coast for national defense; proposed bill (HB 134) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
01/21/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: creation of Texas Defense Guard (HB 45, SB 37) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
01/17/1941 47th R.S. Address to Joint Session on Social Security, submitting emergency matters to the 47th Legislature: raising necessary revenue to finance Social Security, including old-age pens... W. Lee O'Daniel Speech
01/17/1941 47th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 47th Legislature: taxing provisions of Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; proposed bill (HB 61, HB 62, SB 29, SB 326) W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
03/17/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: enabling legislation for Texas Constitution, Article 8, Section 20, authorizing discounts for prompt payment of ad valo... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
03/15/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: resolution pertaining to SB 330, introduced in the U.S. Congress; HSR 172, memorializing Congress in regard to passage ... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
03/01/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: land purchase of 800,000 acres for Big Bend National Park; Letter from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, February 4, 193... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/21/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: abolishing all unnecessary state fund accounts, including lists of "State Funds Now in Existence" and "State Funds Whic... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/13/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: Department of Agriculture and Livestock; discussing agriculture, stock raising, fruit growing, land, and game as vital ... W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/09/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: repeal of death penalty W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/07/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: study of prison system from a business standpoint, including convict labor and business management W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/01/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: SB 142, withdrawal of public free school lands from sale or lease W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
02/01/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: HB 373, withdrawal of public free school lands from sale or lease W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
01/23/1939 46th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 46th Legislature: State Budget Law, State Auditor's Law W. Lee O'Daniel Legislative message
01/17/1939 46th R.S. Address to Joint Session on payment of old age pensions; submitting emergency matters to the 46th Legislature: old age pensions, aid for dependent children, teacher retirement... W. Lee O'Daniel Speech
01/16/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: ratifying Rio Grande Compact, signed at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on March 18, 1938 (HB 152) James V Allred Legislative message
01/12/1939 46th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 46th Legislature: custody and care of records, Article 1901, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas (HB 2, district courts) James V Allred Legislative message
01/11/1939 46th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 46th Legislature: refund of Texas relief bonds (SB 25); special district court for Montgomery, San Jacinto, and Polk Counties (HB 3), and f... James V Allred Legislative message
04/09/1937 45th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 45th Legislature: Interstate Oil Compact Act (HB 511) James V Allred Legislative message
03/31/1937 45th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 45th Legislature: Uniform States Narcotic Act (HB 440, narcotic ring at Alamo Downs horse race track, marijuana) James V Allred Legislative message
03/22/1937 45th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 45th Legislature: old age assistance (HB 8, 44th 3rd C.S.) and public health program (SB 159, 45th R.S.); Texas Old Age Assistance Commissi... James V Allred Legislative message
03/18/1937 45th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 45th Legislature: emergency appropriation for Attorney General's Department for prosecuting suit for recovery of transfer, succession, an... James V Allred Legislative message
03/11/1937 45th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 45th Legislature: transfer of Texas Employment Service to State Unemployment Compensation Commission and emergency appropriations; State ... James V Allred Legislative message
03/08/1937 45th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 45th Legislature: emergency appropriation for Adjutant General's Department for general maintenance, etc., related to organization of Tex... James V Allred Legislative message
03/04/1937 45th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 45th Legislature: operation of race tracks or horse racing as specifically set out in HB 167 and proposed amendment before the Senate (Se... James V Allred Legislative message
03/03/1937 45th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 45th Legislature: ratification of agreement between Texas and New Mexico involving the Pecos River (HB 973, SB 416) James V Allred Legislative message
02/23/1937 45th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 45th Legislature: establishment of Board of Pardons and Paroles (expiring furloughs, clemency, relating to Constitutional amendment, SJR ... James V Allred Legislative message
02/16/1937 45th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 45th Legislature: Unemployment Compensation System created by Ch. 482 (SB 5), 44th 3rd C.S., and authorization for Commission to make rec... James V Allred Legislative message
02/09/1937 45th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 45th Legislature: revenue and taxation (old age assistance, salary increases, state budget, natural resource and franchise taxes), repeal o... James V Allred Legislative message
01/25/1937 45th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 45th Legislature: emergency appropriations for eleemosynary institutions (insane asylums, homes for feebleminded, epileptics, and state orp... James V Allred Legislative message
01/13/1937 45th R.S. State of the State, submitting emergency matters to the 45th Legislature: Social Security program, utility regulation, safety program (traffic accidents, uniform drivers licen... James V Allred Speech
04/18/1935 44th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: revenue bill to bring in $400,000-$700,000 to the State Treasury (HB 223, occupation tax upon coin-operated vending mac... James V Allred Legislative message
04/16/1935 44th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: legislation to minimize disaster of extremely dry conditions in the western portion of the state, soil destruction, win... James V Allred Legislative message
04/04/1935 44th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: creation of Texas Gas Conservation Corporation (natural gas, HB 933, SB 487) James V Allred Legislative message
04/03/1935 44th R.S. Submitting emergency matters relating to banks and banking to the 44th Legislature: authorization for Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to be appointed receiver of ... James V Allred Legislative message
02/25/1935 44th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: appropriation for maintenance of state parks system, relating to federal allotment for Civilian Conservation Corps camp... James V Allred Legislative message
02/22/1935 44th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 44th Legislature: ten proposed measures dealing with public works projects and procedure with reference to loans, grants, contracts, and ot... James V Allred Legislative message
02/21/1935 44th R.S. Address to Joint Session in accordance with HCR 38, submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: Ratification of Interstate Oil Compact; Letter from Railroad Commis... James V Allred Speech
02/21/1935 44th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: conservation of natural gas (HB 266) James V Allred Legislative message
02/04/1935 44th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: establishment of system of public employment offices in this state (accepting benefits of Wagner-Peyser Act enacted by ... James V Allred Legislative message
02/01/1935 44th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: authorization for Governor to discsus and negotiate Interstate Oil Compact with Governors of other oil producing states... James V Allred Legislative message
01/22/1935 44th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: emergency appropriation for Attorney General for defending numerous suits against the State of Texas and State Highway ... James V Allred Legislative message
01/18/1935 44th R.S. Submitting emergency matters to the 44th Legislature: creation of special temporary district courts for Rusk County (HB 69, SB 28) and Gregg County (HB 445), 124th District Co... James V Allred Legislative message
01/16/1935 44th R.S. State of the State, submitting emergency matters to the 44th Legislature: relief program, old age pensions, planned recovery, Texas Planning Board (federal aid), housing progr... James V Allred Speech
01/16/1935 44th R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 44th Legislature: creation of Special District Court of Smith County (SB 68) James V Allred Legislative message
05/23/1933 43rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 43rd Legislature: levying tax upon intangible values upon all corporations not now paying gross receipts tax Miriam Ferguson Legislative message
05/13/1933 43rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 43rd Legislature: elimination of payment of poll tax for 1933, and providing for payment of registration fee . . . Miriam Ferguson Legislative message
04/24/1933 43rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 43rd Legislature: transferring operation of theDepartment of Pardons and Paroles to the Secretary of State; proposed bill to amend Artic... Miriam Ferguson Legislative message
04/20/1933 43rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 43rd Legislature: an Act to define and limit the jurisdiction of courts, and their purposes (at the request of Hon. Pat Jefferson, member... Miriam Ferguson Legislative message
04/20/1933 43rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 43rd Legislature: aid for the unemployed and those in economic distress, creation of a proper agency for the State of Texas to confer and... Miriam Ferguson Legislative message
04/13/1933 43rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 43rd Legislature: an Act to repeal Articles 153 and 155, of Title 4, Chapter 7, of the Penal Code of the State of Texas, adopted at the R... Miriam Ferguson Legislative message
04/03/1933 43rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 43rd Legislature: taxation of oil production and serious condition in East Texas oil fields (HB 154) Miriam Ferguson Legislative message
03/13/1933 43rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 43rd Legislature: moratorium on foreclosure of mortgages on real estate and other property in Texas (HB 231) Miriam Ferguson Legislative message
03/03/1933 43rd R.S. Relating to official proclamation of financial moratorium, issued by Governor March 2, 1933, until and including March 7, 1933, declaring all state and national banks and trus... Miriam Ferguson Legislative message
General proclamation
01/11/1933 43rd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 43rd Legislature: special election to fill prospective vacancies in the U.S. House of Representatives, District 15 (John Nance Garner, el... Ross S. Sterling Legislative message
03/16/1931 42nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 42nd Legislature: creation of the Conservation Commission of Texas and transfer of all jurisdiction, powers, rights, and authority from t... Ross S. Sterling Legislative message
01/27/1931 42nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 42nd Legislature: applications for admittance to the Confederate Women's Home and possibility of using empty beds in Confederate Soldier'... Ross S. Sterling Legislative message
01/23/1931 42nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 42nd Legislature: tax collections in water improvement districts (upon request of Senator Ben G. Oneal and numerous other citizens of Wic... Ross S. Sterling Legislative message
01/15/1931 42nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 42nd Legislature: mileage and per diem bill at 42nd Legislature, Regular Session, and statutes fixing compensation of members of the Legi... Daniel J. Moody, Jr. Legislative message
01/14/1931 42nd R.S. Submitting an emergency matter to the 42nd Legislature: payment of state and county taxes, to the end that the same may be paid in semiannual installments (requested via teleg... Daniel J. Moody, Jr. Legislative message
02/24/1923 38th R.S. Relating to financial condition of prison system, submitting an emergency matter to the 38th Legislature: financing of about $900,000 for penitentiary Pat M. Neff Legislative message
01/22/1923 38th R.S. Relating to prison system, submitting an emergency matter to the 38th Legislature: emergency appropriation for penitentiary system; related contents: approving opinions, minut... Pat M. Neff Legislative message