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7th Regular Session (1857) – Governor Hardin R. Runnels

This list has been compiled from sources available at the Legislative Reference Library and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The list is a work in progress; its completeness and accuracy have not been verified.

Bill * Caption Document
HB Int.11/18/1857 An act supplementary to an act to provide for the investment of the Special School Fund in the Bonds of Railroad Companies Incorporated by the State, approved, August 13, 1856.   Veto
SB Int.11/12/1857 An act to incorporate the Columbus, San Antonio, and Rio Grande Railway Company.
Another bill on same topic passed on 2/16/1858 as Chapter 152.
  Veto
SB Int.11/17/1857 Act for the relief of Mandred Wood.   Veto
SB Int.11/25/1857 Act for the relief of the Texas Western Railroad Company.   Veto
SB Int.11/25/1857 An act to amend the charter and for the relief of the Houston and Texas Central Railroad Company.
Another bill on same topic passed on 2/4/1858 as Chapter 86.
  Veto
SB Int.11/30/1857 Act for the relief of George R. Rains.   Veto
SB Int.12/7/1857 An act to amend an act to incorporate the Memphis, El Paso and Pacific Railroad Company, approved February 4, 1856, and also the act supplementary thereto, approved February 5, 1856.   Veto
SB Int.12/9/1857 An act for the relief of the heirs of John B. Webb.   Veto
SB Int.12/10/1857 A bill for the relief of Thomas Stayton.
Governor vetoed bill on February 13, 1858 and reconsidered and withdrew his veto with a message received in the Senate on February 15, 1858 - Senate Journal Text
  Veto
SB Int.1/4/1858 A bill for the relief of Mary A. Collins.
Governor vetoed bill on January 21, 1858 and reconsidered and withdrew his veto on January 27, 1858 - Senate Journal Text
  Veto
SB Int.1/11/1858 A bill to readjust the boundaries of San Patricio and Nueces counties.
Senate Override - Senate Journal Text
House Override - House Journal Text
  Veto
SB Int.1/11/1858 Act for the relief of the Houston and Texas Central Railway Company.
Another bill on same topic passed on 2/4/1858 as Chapter 86.
  Veto
SB Int.2/6/1858 An act for the relief of Lewis David and Hannah Alexander.   Veto
* Bill numbers were not always documented in the House and Senate Journals in the early years of the Legislature. Here we list the date that a bill was introduced.

Information about Vetoed Bills is unofficial and is provided as a public service by the Texas Legislative Reference Library. The Texas Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regards to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the table.