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26th Regular Session (1899) – Governor Joseph D. Sayers

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 111 Relating to making appropriations for the support of the State government for the two years beginning March 1, 1899, and ending February 28, 1901, and for other purposes.
Line item veto. Proclamation unavailable.
 
HB 125 Relating to private corporations whose corporate existence has expired.   Veto
HB 300 To quiet titles to certain lands (the Confederate veteran validating act).
Copy of handwritten proclamation.
  Veto
HB 334 Relating to admission to record and evidence duly certified copies of certain deeds, etc.
Copy of handwritten proclamation.
  Veto
HB 447 Relating to county finances.
Text of handwritten proclamation providing public notice of vetoes
  Veto
HB 517 Granting permission to W. H. Owen to sue the State.
Copy of handwritten proclamation.
  Veto
HB 571 To authorize the Gulf, Beaumont & Kansas City Railway Co. to own and operate certain other lines.   Veto
HB 647 Relating to pay of committeemen to examine the county finances.
Copy of handwritten proclamation.
  Veto
HB 712 Relating to certain animals running at large in San Patricio County.   Veto
SB 44 Relating to fees of sheriffs and constables.
Senate Override - Senate Journal Text
No Indication of House Override
  Veto
SB 81 Relating to purchase of unclaimed human bodies for scientific purposes.
Copy of handwritten proclamation.
  Veto
SB 141 To authorize the Houston and Texas Central Railroad Company to purchase and operate the railroad of the Central Texas and Northwestern Railway Company.
Veto proclamation attachments include correspondence from the Attorney General's Office regarding a lawsuit related to this topic.
  Veto
SB 153 Amending "Fee Bill" so as to limit the compensation of district clerks for certain services.   Veto
SB 154 To authorize the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Co. of Texas to own and operate certain other lines.
Senate Commitee Report recommending passage over governor's veto - Senate Journal Text
Senate Override - Senate Journal Text
No indication of House Override
  Veto
SB 193 To authorize the St. Louis Southwestern Railway Company of Texas to own and operate the Tyler Southeastern Railway.   Veto
SB 286 Limiting time wherein suits for taxes may be brought.
Copy of handwritten proclamation.
  Veto
SB 330 To authorize G. W. Burkitt to bring suit against the State.
Copy of handwritten proclamation.
  Veto

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.