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12th 1st Called Session (1870) – Governor Edmund J. Davis

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 26 An act to incorporate the Galveston Bay Dredging Company.
Governor withdrew veto of bill on July 19, 1870 - House Journal Text
  Veto
HB 32 An act to incorporate the Jefferson and Louisiana Slack Water Navigation Company.   Veto
HB 68 An act reviving the act incorporating the Galveston Dry Deck Company.   Veto
HB 85 An act to incorporate the Belton Bridge Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 87 An act making an appropriation to pay the widow and heirs of W. A. Smith, deceased, for services rendered the state.
Due to the large number of bills received two days before the end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 91 An act to organize, incorporate and aid the East Line and Red River Railroad Company of Texas.   Veto
HB 98 An act to extend the time for the location of certain land certificates.   Veto
HB 102 An act for the relief of the Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company, and to protect them in the enjoyment of their rights.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 109 An act to cede to and confer upon the city of Indianola all the rights, title and interest of the state in and to the flats adjacent to said city in the waters of Matagorda Bay, in trust for the purpose and upon the conditions herein specified.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 133 An act concerning the University Lands, and confirming the titles thereto.   Veto
HB 135 An act to incorporate the Waco Insurance Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 167 An act to improve the sanitary condition of the city of Galveston, Texas, and to grant certain privileges to Thomas Sewell and his associates, to be known as the Texas Sanitary and Fertilizing Company.   Veto
HB 184 An act to authorize Carr Forrest, of Ellis County, to erect and keep a toll bridge over Chambers' Creed, in Ellis County.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 186 An act to incorporate the East Fork Plank Road Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 194 An act to incorporate the Bosque Bridge Company of McLennan county.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 203 An act to incorporate the Caranchua Bridge and Road Company.   Veto
HB 205 An act to incorporate the Bryan Bridge Company and allow them certain privileges.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 212 An act to incorporate and grant a new charter to the town of Georgetown, and repeal an act approved September 26, 1866, entitled, "An act to incorporate the town of Georgetown, in Williamson county, Texas.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 233 An act to incorporate the Indianola Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, of the city of Indianola.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 242 An act to incorporate the Houston Real Estate and Banking Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 256 An act to amend an act entitled 'An Act to incorporate the Sulphur Bridge and Turnpike Company' approved November 6th, 1866.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 269 An act to incorporate the town of Cleburne, in Johnson county.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 289 An act for the relief of the heirs of Alexander Smith, deceased.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 327 An act to incorporate the Galveston and Northeastern Railway Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 331 An act to incorporate the Liberty county, Texas, Agricultural, Mechanical and Blood Stock Association.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 336 An act to incorporate Austin Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 of the city of Austin.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 350 An act for the relief of the Houston and Texas Central Railway Company.
House Override - House Journal Text
Senate Override - Senate Journal Text
  Veto
HB 355 An act to incorporate the West Fork Male and Female College.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 362 An act to incorporate the Agricultural, Mechanical and Blood Stock Association of Jasper, Texas.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 376 An act for the relief of Andrew H. Nichols.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 389 An act to incorporate the Land Owners' Association of Texas.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 441 An act for the permanent location of the county seat of Refugio county.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 457 An act for the relief of James L. Lipscomb and John Blair, of Houston county and State of Texas.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
HB 518 An act authorizing and requiring the Comptroller of Public Accounts to audit the public debt of Texas, and prescribing the manner in which it shall be done.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 11 An act for the relief of the Eastern Texas Railroad Company.   Veto
SB 19 An act to incorporate the Cedar Creek Bridge Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 59 An act to incorporate the Sabine and Neches Mutual Insurance Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 60 An act to incorporate the City of Sabine Pass, in Jefferson county.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 65 An act to incorporate the Austin City Ice Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 69 An act to incorporate the Kaufman county Bridge Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 76 An act to authorize the police court of Washington county to levy a special tax for building a jail at the county seat.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 93 An act for the improvement of the navigation of the Colorado river.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 94 An act to expedite the construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad.   Veto
SB 100 An act for the relief of A. H. Cook.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 107 An act to incorporate the Pine Island Bayou Bridge Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 124 An act to incorporate the Cuero Bridge Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 141 An act to incorporate Victoria Fire Company No. 1.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 145 An act to incorporate the Railroad, Real Estate, Building and Savings Association of Texas.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 162 An act to incorporate the Austin Bridge Company.   Veto
SB 174 An act to incorporate the Kemper City Bridge Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 178 An act to incorporate the San Antonio Shooting Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 183 An act to incorporate the Callahan Cotton Seed Oil Manufacturing Company of Hempstead, Texas.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 191 An act to incorporate the North Texas Railway Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 209 An act to incorporate the East Texas Cotton, Woolen and Cotton Seed Oil Manufacturing Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 226 An act to incorporate the Navasota, Washington and Brazos Bridge Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 237 An act to incorporate the Neches Navigation Company.   Veto
SB 239 An act to incorporate the Bank of Sabine Pass.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 248 An act to incorporate the Texas and Mexico Railway Company.   Veto
SB 249 An act incorporating the Young Men's Beneficial Club of Harris county.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 261 An act to incorporate the Acton Masonic Institute.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 264 An act for the relief of the heirs of Lynn Bobo, deceased.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 291 An act to incorporate the Beaumont, Galveston and Coast Railway Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 299 An act to incorporate the Belzora Navigation Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 309 An act allowing further time for the redemption of lands sold for taxes between March 2, 1861 and March 30, 1870.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 317 An act making appropriations for the support of the State Government for the fiscal year commencing September 1, 1870, and ending August 31, 1871, and for deficiencies incurred in the support of the State Government for previous years.
Line Item Veto
Governor's proclamation was printed in Senate Journal for 12th Regular Session. Listing of Governor's line item vetoes found in General Laws of Texas of the Twelfth Legislature. Session Law Text
  Veto
SB 323 An act to authorize railroad companies to regulate the gauges of their roads.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 327 An act concerning railroad companies.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 330 An act to authorize counties, cities and towns to aid in the construction of railroads and other works of internal improvement.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 332 An act authorizing the county courts to sell school lands situated in their respective counties.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 333 An act to incorporate Lamar Female Seminary.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 344 An act to incorporate the city of Calvert.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto
SB 359 An act to incorporate the Rusk and Harrison county Railway Company.
Due to large number of bills received two days before end of session, "... a number of acts remained unsigned, and thereby fail to become law by operation of the constitution." Comparison of list of enrolled bills sent to Governor with list of approved laws identifies this as a bill that remained unsigned.
  Veto

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