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45th Regular Session (1937) – Governor James V Allred

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 23 Allow 5 years for exploration under leases on prison lands.   Veto
HB 24 Create State Board and County Boards for Soil Conservation Districts.   Veto
HB 36 Restricting advertising and curative representation by dentists and providing for forfeiture of license.   Veto
HB 67 Authority defined for merchants and shippers to transport their property on public highways.
House Override - House Journal Text.
Senate refused to pass over veto - Senate Journal Text.
  Veto
HB 81 Remission of State taxes for 2 years to Pease River Flood Control District.   Veto
HB 277 Appropriation to replace burned buildings and equipment of Old Glory Rural High Common School District.   Veto
HB 367 Permission to Mrs. Mary Ramsey to sue the State.   Veto
HB 370 Permission to Mrs. R.L. Gillespie to sue the State.   Veto
HB 392 Concerned with the erection of electric light lines by public utilities.   Veto
HB 397 Appropriation for establishment of East-Texas Hospital for care of mentally ill.
Line item veto
  Veto
HB 402 Appropriation to Crane County School District for refund of excess interest paid on school bonds.   Veto
HB 469 Powers of State Education Board in regard to school text books.   Veto
HB 518 Condemnation of right of way through private property by Commissioner's Court of Trinity County.   Veto
HB 547 To establish a cotton research laboratory.   Veto
HB 670 Remission of State Taxes to Trinity and San Jacinto counties for 5 years.   Veto
HB 875 Appropriation for Leesville Common School District No. 27 and DeWitt Common School District No. 47 in Gonzales County.   Veto
HB 1025 Appropriation for Centerville Consolidated School District No. 42 of Trinity County.   Veto
HB 1034 State Park to be located on Padre Island.   Veto
SB 1 New law concerning Board of Pardons and Parole.
Senate refused to pass over veto - Senate Journal Text.
  Veto
SB 114 Authorizes a donation and grant to Harris County of one-half the State ad valorem taxes collected in that county for the next ten years.
Typographical error in veto message. Correct bill number is SB 114.
Senate Override - Senate Journal Text.
  Veto
SB 138 Relating to making appropriations for the support and maintenance of the executive and administrative departments and agencies of the State Government for the two year period beginning September 1, 1937, and ending August 31, 1939, and for other purposes.
Line item veto
  Veto
SB 150 Appropriation to pay refund to heirs of David Clinton Bradley.   Veto
SB 196 Relief of the Douglassville Common School District No. 20, Cass County, Texas, in order to aid said district in rebuilding and equipping its school that was destroyed by fire in December, 1935.
Proclamation unavailable.
 
SB 339 To reorganize State Parks Board.   Veto
SB 480 Procedure of suits to contest privilege taxes paid under protest.
Proclamation unavailable.
 
SB 487 To amend Firemen's Pension Law.
Proclamation unavailable.
 
HCR 136 Permission to W.T. Caswell to sue State.
Proclamation unavailable.
 
SCR 1 Prescribing Joint Rules of the two houses for legislative session.   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.