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36th 3rd Called Session
May 20, 1920 - June 18, 1920

Leadership

Governor: William P. Hobby -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Willard Arnold Johnson

Speaker(s) of the House: Robert Ewing Thomason 

Special Session Topics

 Proclamations   Addresses

  • Enacting legislation which will make it possible to establish zones in which the growing of cotton may be effectively prohibited or regulated in areas infested with what is known as the pink boll worm to the end of stamping out such infestation as a menace to the cotton industry of Texas, and to the end of preventing a quarantine against the interstate shipment of Texas cotton and cotton products by the Horticultural Board of the United States Government. [Thu May 20, 1920]
  • Making appropriations necessary to supply deficiencies and for the support of the State Government. [Thu May 20, 1920]
  • Making provisions for maintaining the public schools and educational institutions of Texas during the next scholastic term. [Thu May 20, 1920]
  • Adding three articles to Chapter IX of Title XVII of the Penal Code relating to theft, the same to be known as Articles 1349a, 1349b and 1349c, providing a penalty of not less than six years nor more than ten years confinement in the penitentiary upon conviction for the theft of motor vehicle, or upon conviction of receiving and stealing stolen motor vehicle... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Amending an act creating the LaGrange Independent School District in Fayette county, Texas... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Amending Article 3903, Chapter 4, Title 58, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911 of the State of Texas, as said Article 3903 was amended by Chapter 142 of the General Laws enacted at the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature of Texas, and as amended by Chapter 55 of the General Laws enacted at the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature of Texas, said article relating to the appointment of certain officers named in Articles 3881 to 3886, both inclusive, of said Revised Civil Statutes, of deputies or assistants in the performance of the duties of such officers, where such assistants or deputies are necessary for the efficiency of the public service... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Amending Article 627 and Article 628 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Texas of 1911, so as to provide that any county, or any political subdivision or defined district, now or hereafter defined, or a county, may issue bonds for the purpose of constructing and maintaining concrete bridges, concrete culverts, concrete dips, and concrete spillways, and to provide that when any political subdivision or defined district of a county has issued bonds under the provisions of this act, the county shall not thereafter issue its bonds without taking over the roads of such political subdivision or defined district... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 57 of the Acts of the Second Called Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature of the State of Texas, entitled 'An Act to amend Article 3871, Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, 1911, as the same was amended by Chapter 138, Acts of the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, relating to the compensation to be paid the assessor of taxes for assessing taxes for State, county drainage districts, road districts, or other political subdivisions of the county... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 80, Section 5, of the Acts of the General Laws of the State of Texas, passed at Called Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature of the State of Texas, changing the amount of salary to be paid to the assistant district attorney of Tarrant county, Texas, and providing for the appointment of two additional assistants and prescribing their qualifications and salary... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Amending page 45, Sections 2 and 3 of the Act of the Thirty-fifth Legislature of the State of Texas, changing the date of holding the District Court of the Twenty-ninth Judicial District of Texas... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Amending Section 1 of House bill No. 136, enacted by the Second Called Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, amending and revising the metes and bounds of the Rucker Independent School District... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Amending Section 1, Chapter 19, Local and Special Laws, of the State of Texas, passed by the Thirty-sixth Legislature at its Regular Session, creating the Garwood Independent School District in Colorado county... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Amending Section 12 of an act passed by the Thirty-sixth Legislature, amending an act passed by the Twenty-seventh Legislature, creating a more efficient road system for Coryell county, so as to permit the county commissioners to pay the prevailing prices for work done upon the road... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Authorizing and empowering certain municipalities of this State to fix and prescribe the annual salary or compensation of their city or corporation judge at not exceeding a maximum amount thereof... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Authorizing and empowering commissioners courts in all counties of the State of Texas to employ all clerical assistants they may deem necessary to properly attend to the affairs and business of the court and county, and authorizing said courts to fix the compensation and salaries of such assistants and clerks and to pay same out of the general funds of the county or any other available funds of the county. [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Authorizing any county, or political subdivision thereof, or any defined road district thereof, now established and defined, or that may hereafter be established and defined... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating Archer City Independent School District in Archer county, Texas. [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Creating the Eighty-ninth Judicial District in Wichita county, Texas... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Creating the Ganado Independent School District in Jackson county, Texas... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Creating the Loraine Independent School District in Mitchell and Nolan counties, Texas. [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Creating the Sodville Independent School District in San Patricio county, Texas... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Creating the Taft Common School District No. 12, San Patricio county, Texas... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Creating the Throckmorton Independent School District in Throckmorton county, Texas. [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Defining pipe and gas lines engaged or to engage in the transportation, sale, purchase, use or distribution of natural gas... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Enlarging the Moran Independent School District in Shackelford county, Texas... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Exempting electric light and water companies from payment of occupation taxes in towns and cities of less than 1200 inhabitants... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Incorporating the Texarkana Independent School District, authorizing the election of trustees, continuing the present trustees in office until the expiration of their term of office for which they have been elected under the existing law, which trustees shall be known as the Texarkana School Board... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Increasing the limits of the Albany Independent School District of Shackelford county, Texas. [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Ratifying and confirming a sale made by the University of Texas on July 17, 1919, of the property known as Penn Field, in Travis county, Texas, including four tracts of land... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Validating all common school districts in this State heretofore created... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Validating sales of public free school land sold on August 16, 1895... [Thu May 27, 1920]
  • Aiding the city of Rockport in constructing revetments and shore protections, to widen and raise the grade of the street adjacent to the bay upon which said city is located, and to erect and maintain a municipal commercial wharf, bathing house and pavilion, and to acquire land necessary for the widening and raising the grade of Front street adjacent to said bay... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Article 1173, Chapter 4, Title 15, and Article 1142, Chapter 3, Title 15, of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas, relating to the fees allowed sheriff's or other peace officers performing the same services in misdemeanor cases, to be taxable against the defendant on conviction, and the allowance to sheriffs by the commissioners court of the several counties in this State for the safekeeping, support, and maintenance of prisoners in jail, or under guard... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Article 1460, Chapter 2, Title 29, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, and amended by the Thirty-fourth Legislature, page 203, and amended by the Thirty-fifth Legislature, page 337, also to amend Article 1464 and Article 1465, Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, providing for the appointment and compensation of county auditors in counties having a population of forty thousand inhabitants, according to the last United States census, or having a tax valuation of fifteen million dollars according to the last approved tax rolls, and also providing for appointment of assistants... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Article 2758, Chapter 12, Title 48, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, 1911, as amended by Senate bill No. 26, Chapter 41 of the General Laws of Texas, passed by the Fourth Called Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, relating to the salaries of county superintendents of public instruction... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Article 3875 of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas of 1911, so as to increase the commissions of county treasurers of certain counties. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Article 3903, Chapter 4, Title 58, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, State of Texas, and as amended by Chapter 142 of the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature, and as further amended by Chapter 55 of the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature relating to the appointment of certain officers named in Articles 3881-3886 of the Revised Civil Statutes... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 111 of the General Laws of the State of Texas passed at the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, 1919, entitled, 'An Act to amend Chapter 79 of the General Laws of the State of Texas, passed by the Fourth Called Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1918,' relating to official shorthand reporters' compensation in certain counties and districts in this State... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 14, Section 2781, Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, relating to the salaries of teachers so as to remove the limitations as to the amount to be paid teachers. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 60 of the general laws passed by the Thirty-fifth Legislature... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 8, Acts of the Fourth Called Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, entitled 'An Act amending Chapter 80, Acts of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, creating the Burkeville Independent School District in Newton County, Texas... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 96, Sections 107, 108, 109, 110, 110a, 110b, 114, 116, 117, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, of Chapter 96 of the Acts of the Thirty-second Legislature, and adding Sections 110c and 110d, and to amend Section 124a, Chapter 124, Acts of the Twenty-ninth Legislature, these amendments being for the purposes of defining points left indefinite, offering a choice of subjects for examinations, arranging for reasonable reciprocity in certificates, with other States, and emphasizing professional training. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending House bill No. 32, Chapter 55, Acts of the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Section 16 of Chapter 92, Special Laws, enacted at the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, the same being the Angelina county road law; providing for the issuance of bonds by said county, or any political subdivision or defined district thereof, validating bond elections heretofore held... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Section 29 of Chapter 106, General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature as amended by Chapter 73, General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, same being 'An Act to amend Sections 5, 6, 8, 9, and 29 of Chapter 16, General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Section 8, Chapter 125, of the Special Laws enacted at the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature, entitled 'An Act to amend system for Gonzales county, Texas, and making the county commissioners ex-officio road commissioners, fixing their salaries and prescribing their duties... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Amending Sections 1 and 6 of Senate bill No. 6 passed at the regular session of the Thirty-fourth Legislature, entited... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Authorizing the city of Greenville, Texas, to amend its city charter, after June, 1920, and prior to April 1, 1921, to provide for extension of its corporate limits, and for other purposes, authorized by law... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Authorizing the separate incorporation of gas pipe lines now owned by oil and gas producing corporations to subscribe for and own the capital stock of the organized pipe line corporation... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Authorizing Wheeler county, Texas, to lay out, construct and maintain roads and bridges, and exempting said county from the limitations contained in Article 613, Title 18, Chapter 1, Revised Civil Statutes of 1911... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating a common county line school district to be known as Brushy District No. 91, to be under the jurisdiction, management, and control of the county school board of Collin county, Texas, to be composed of the territory described in this act and defining the rights, powers and privileges of such district, providing a board of trustees... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating a more efficient road system for Eastland county, Texas, defining the duties and powers of the commissioners court of said county relative to roads and bridges and for other purposes. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating an independent school district to be known as Spearman Independent School District... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating Clarkson Common School No. 70, of Milam county, Texas... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the 'Eden' Independent School District in Concho county, Texas. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the Brady Valley Independent School District in Concho county, Texas. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the County Court at Law for Wichita county, Texas... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the Frankford Common School District No. 58 in Collin county, Texas... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the Littlefield Independent School District, situated in Lamb county, Texas... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the Millersview Independent School District in Concho county, Texas. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the Nome Independent School District in Jefferson county, Texas. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the Olton Independent School District situated in Lamb county, Texas... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the Paint Rock Independent School District in Concho county, Texas. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the Toyah Independent School District in Reeves county, Texas... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Creating the ___ Judicial District; fixing its jurisdiction and the time of holding courts therein... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Establishing Common County Line School District No. 2 in Hopkins and Franklin counties. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Legalizing non-professional boxing under proper and lawful control. [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Repealing Chapter 44, Special Laws, enacted at the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, known as a special road law for Houston county, as amended by Chapter 15 of the laws enacted at the First Called Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Revising taxation power of Pandora Independent School District... [Fri May 28, 1920]
  • Aiding the city of Aransas Pass in constructing and maintaining seawalls, breakwaters, shore protections out into Red Fish Bay and to fill in the space between the shore and such seawalls, breakwaters and shore protections from calamitous overflows by donating to it the ad valorem taxes collected on property and from persons in San Patricio county for a period of twenty years, and to provide a penalty for their misapplication... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Amending Articles 16, 53 and 67, Chapter 73, of the General Laws of the Thirty-sixth Legislature passed at the Second Called Session thereof, being 'An Act creating the office of Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner...' [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Amending Articles 3 and 4 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Texas, adopted at the Regular Session of the Thirty-second Legislature of 1911, providing for the adoption of a child where the parent or parents have voluntarily abandoned such child. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 129, General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, authorizing the State Board of Medical Examiners of this State, and making it their duty, under certain conditions, to cancel the license of any 'licensed practitioner of medicine' in this State, when the facts are made known to it, that such 'licensed practitioner of medicine' has been convicted in either a State or Federal court of a crime of the grade of felony, or one which involved moral turpitude, or aiding or abetting the procuring of a criminal abortion... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 207 of the Acts of the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, approved April 9, 1917, and commonly known as "The Acts Regulating the Operation of Motor Vehicles on Public Highways"... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 74 on pages 139 and 140 of the General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature of Texas as amended by Chapter 154 on pages 284 and 285 of the General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature of Texas, so as to prohibit the sale, or offering for sale of road vehicles of certain carrying capacity with tires of less than the herein prescribed width within the State of Texas, fixing penalties for the violation thereof... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Amending Title 116, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, as amended by the Acts of the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, Chapter 144, approved March 31, 1919, by adding thereto Article 6766b. Providing for the appointment by the Governor of bona fide inspectors of certain State live stock associations as rangers, and creating such appointees a Reserve State Ranger Force... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating an independent school district to be known as Dumas Independent School District. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating and establishing the Dixon Independent School District in Hunt county, Texas. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating Blythe County Line Independent School District out of territory in Gaines, Terry and Yoakum counties. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating the Estacado Independent School District, in Crosby county and Lubbock county, Texas... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating the Fairview Independent School District in Crosby county. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating the Johnson Independent School District in Terry county. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating the Dalhart Consolidated Independent School District in Dallam and Hartley counties, Texas... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating the Hahn Prairie Independent School District in Wharton county, Texas, defining its boundaries. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating the Kirbyville Independent School District in Jasper and Newton counties, Texas. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Creating the Mt. Enterprise Independent School District of Rusk county. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Defining and regulating the use of headlights on motor vehicles... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Establishing a system of public roads and bridges for Tarrant county. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Extending the boundaries of and adding territory to the Lamesa Independent School District in Dawson county. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Fixing the compensation for the official shorthand reporter in the Eighty-sixth Judicial District of Texas... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Granting to the city of Houston, Texas, all right, title and interest of the State of Texas to certain lands lying under the waters of Peggy's Lake, San Jacinto Bay, Crystal Lake, Scott's Bay and the San Jacinto River, adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel, for public purposes and for the development of commerce only... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Increasing the salary of the official court reporter for the 59th Judicial District of Texas to the sum of eighteen hundred ($1,800) dollars per annum; providing the manner of payment of such salary... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Increasing the salary of the official Court Reporter of the Eightieth Judicial District of Texas to the sum of eighteen hundred dollars ($1,800); providing the manner of payment of such salary... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Providing for reimbursing the members of the commissioners court of Montague county, including the county judge, for expenses incurred by them, as such commissioners court, and as members thereof, and including the county judge, in performing the official duties required of them, and providing for the payment of same... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Providing that no person shall be required to list for taxation bonds and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the State of Texas, or any county, city, school district, improvement district, or other municipal corporation, in the State of Texas... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Regulating the disposition of funds deposited or advanced for the use of rental of personal and movable property and to protect such depositors. [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Validating the charters and amendments to charters of all cities of more than 5000 inhabitants in this State which have adopted or attempted to adopt charters or amendments of charters since the enactment of Chapter 147 of the General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature of 1913, and validating all proceedings had by the governing authorities of such cities, and all elections held in said cities wherein a majority of the qualified voters of said city voting on the question have voted in favor of such charter or charter amendments... [Sat May 29, 1920]
  • Amending Article 3889 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, as said article was amended by House bill No. 449, Chapter 158 of the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature of the State of Texas, relating to the maximum fees that may be retained by the county judge, sheriff, clerk of the county court, county attorney, clerk of the district court, collector of taxes, assessor of taxes, justice of the peace and constables of counties of this State having a population of less than twenty-five thousand... [Mon May 31, 1920]
  • Amending Article 613, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, of 1911, providing that the issuance of certain county bonds shall be based upon and limited by the taxable values of the county... [Mon May 31, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 7, Title 22, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, by adding thereto Article 956a providing for the bringing of suits for delinquent taxes by unincorporated cities and towns, prescribing the conditions precedent thereto, and for the employment of attorneys for the bringing of such suits, and for the recovery in such suits as a part of the costs thereof the same fees for city attorneys and special attorneys so employed as now by law provided for county attorneys and district attorneys for the bringing of suits on behalf of the State and county for the collection of delinquent taxes, providing that in no case shall such city or town become liable for such fees... [Mon May 31, 1920]
  • Amending Section 1 of Chapter 58 of the Local and Special Laws of the State of Texas, passed by the Thirty-sixth Legislature at its Regular Session, which act was an amendment of the act creating the Winnie Independent School District in the counties of Chambers and Jefferson in the State of Texas. [Mon May 31, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating Canyon Independent School District in Lubbock county, Texas... [Mon May 31, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating the Idalou Independent School district in Lubbock county, Texas... [Mon May 31, 1920]
  • Creating the Fairview Independent School District in Milam and Williamson counties, Texas. [Mon May 31, 1920]
  • Creating the ___ Judicial District; fixing its jurisdiction and time of holding courts therein... [Mon May 31, 1920]
  • Extending the boundaries of and adding territory to the Union Independent School District in Terry county, Texas... [Mon May 31, 1920]
  • Amending Article 206, Chapter 3, Title 10, Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to the duties, qualifications, manner of selection, length of term and removal of superintendents of the Confederate Home. [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 1, Article 4611, Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, relating to the celebration of marriage, so as to place additional and proper safeguards around the granting of marriage licenses by those authorized to grant same... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Amending Section 1, of Chapter 143, of the Special Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature of the State of Texas,creating the Tahoka Independent School District in Lynn county, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Amending Section 1, of Chapter 7, page 8, of the Acts of the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature of the State of Texas, so as to provide that the suspension of sentence in certain cases of conviction of felony shall not apply to persons over the age of 25 years... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Amending Section 11, Chapter 38, Special Laws of the Second Called Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, creating the Academy Independent School District of Bell county, Texas. [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Amending Section 28, Article 1121, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas by authorizing corporations, heretofore, and hereafter to be organized thereunder, to act as general commercial brokers, and as customs brokers in the United States and foreign countries, in addition to the powers already provided thereby... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Amending Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, and 11, of House bill No. 102, passed by the Special Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature and approved by the Governor, July 28, 1919, being an act regulating the sale of, and defining agricultural and garden seeds and mixed seeds... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Amending Sections 10 and 14, of Chapter 118, Special Laws, passed at the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, the same being a special road law for Cherokee county. [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Amending subdivision L of Section 16 of Chapter 207 of the Acts of the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature approved April 9, 1917, and commonly known as the acts regulating the use of motor vehicles on the public highways... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating a Special District Court for Wilbarger county, Texas, for the trial of civil cases, to be numbered 91, defining its jurisdiction... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating Common School District No. 2, Refugio county, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating the Channing Independent School District in Hartley county, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating the Hartley Independent School District situated in Hartley county, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating the Miami Independent School District in Roberts county, Texas. [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating the Miles Independent School District in Runnels and Tom Green counties, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating the Mobeetie Independent School District in Wheeler county, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating the Quail Independent School District in Collingsworth county, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating the Rowena Independent School District in Runnels county, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Creating Weatherly Common School District in Hall county, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Directing the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and the Attorney General to deliver the property of the Northwest Texas Insane Asylum to the Board of Control... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Increasing the limits of Bertram Independent School District, in Burnet county, Texas. [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Prescribing procedure in suits where misjoinder of parties or causes of action exists so that such suits shall not on account thereof abate, but shall be subdivided and the different branches, within the jurisdiction of the court, given subnumbers and said causes as divided proceed to trial on the original or amended pleadings... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Providing a more efficient road law for Mills county... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Repealing Sections 1 to 3, both numbers inclusive, of Chapter 137, Special Laws enacted by the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, approved March 28, 1917, the same being an act creating a more efficient road system for Bowie county, Texas... [Tue Jun 1, 1920]
  • Abolishing the George West Independent School District as created under the general laws and creating the George West Independent School District of Live Oak county... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Aiding the city of Port Lavaca in constructing and maintaining revetments, and in the restoring, protection and improvement of the harbor and bay shore front of the city of Port Lavaca... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Amending Article 7235, Chapter 6, Title 124, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1911...with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in the counties named, so as to include Armstrong, Dickens, Presidio, Liberty, Houston, Terrell and Throckmorton counties... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 10, General Laws passed at the Second and Third Called Sessions of the Thirty-fifth Legislature...with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in the counties named so as to include Brazoria county... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Amending Section 1 of Chapter 42 of the Special Laws passed by the Thirty-sixth Legislature at its Second Called Session creating the Los Indios Independent School District in Cameron county... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Amending Section 17 of Chapter 83 of the General Laws of the State of Texas, passed at the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, so as to provide that all proceeds heretofore and hereafter paid and collected arising from activities under such act affecting lands belonging to the University of Texas, save and except the royalties as provided in said act, shall be credited to the available fund of such institution... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Amending Section 3 of an act entitled, 'An Act further regulating banks and bank and trust companies incorporated under the laws of Texas by granting authority to such corporations to become members of Federal reserve banks'... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Appropriating five million dollars for the public schools of the State, and of approximately one million dollars for the institutions of higher education, to be paid out of the general funds of the State during the next fiscal year... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Creating a more efficient road system for Walker county, Texas... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating the Carlisle Independent School District in Lubbock county, etc... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating the Shallowater Independent School District in Lubbock county... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Creating Riviera Road District, in Precinct No. 3 of Kleberg county, Texas... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Extending the time for the development of permits to prospect for oil and gas issued by the State of Texas which said permits cover lands which are now or may hereafter by placed under the Federal receiver appointed by the United States Supreme Court in the controversy now pending between the State of Oklahoma and the State of Texas... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Repealing Section 2, Chapter 96, General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature, as amended by Chapter 10 of the Acts of the Regular Session, Thirty-fourth Legislature, relating to the taking of fish... [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Requiring all parties making application for charters for State banks in the State of Texas to pay all actual expenses of an investigation by the Department of Insurance and Banking incident thereto. [Wed Jun 2, 1920]
  • Aiding the city of Freeport, Texas, in raising, strengthening and enlarging existing levees now partially protecting the said city from tropical storms and calamitous overflows, and in constructing and maintaining additional levees, breakwaters, bulkheads, and other works incidental thereto... [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Amending Article 1129, Chapter 2, Title 25, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, adopted at the Regular Session of the Thirty-second Legislature of 1911, providing for the exemption of cotton mills from the provisions of Articles 1125 to 1128, inclusive, of the Revised Civil Statutes... [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 2, Title 18, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, as amended by Senate bill No. 370, of Chapter 203, on page 461, of the Acts of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, by adding thereto the Article 637g... [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 98 of the Local and Special Laws passed by the Thirty-sixth Legislature at its Regular Session, approved March 24, 1919, entitled, 'An Act creating the Leakey Independent School District in Real county, Texas...' [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Amending Section 1 of Senate bill No. 153, Chapter 66 of the Special Laws of Texas, passed at the Second Called Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature of the State of Texas, and approved July 22, 1919, entitled, 'An Act creating the Moody Independent School District in McClellan county, Texas...' [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Amending Sections 1 and 4, Chapter 88, Special Laws passed at the Second Called Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, approved July 23, 1919, creating and defining the boundaries of the Graford Independent School District of Palo Pinto county, Texas...' [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Amending the Polk county Special Road Law... [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Creating Bonnie View Independent School District in Refugio county, Texas... [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Extending the boundaries of and adding territory to the Tahoka Independent School District in Lynn county, Texas... [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Re-establishing and re-defining the boundaries of the present West Dallas Independent School District in Dallas county, Texas... [Thu Jun 3, 1920]
  • Adding to and making a part of the Alice Independent School District in Jim Wells county, Texas, certain territory now known and designated as the Adams Common School District No. 2, Jim Wells county, Texas... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Amending 'An Act creating the Bremond Independent School District of Robertson county, Texas'... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Amending and revising the metes and bounds of Common School District No. 40 in Bexar county, Texas... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Amending Article 1161, of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas, relating to the pay of bailiffs, and relating to the maximum amount of fees to be paid such bailiffs, and providing for the entry to an order of court in relation thereto upon the minutes, and providing that deputy sheriffs shall not receive pay as bailiffs. [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Amending Article 6901 of Chapter 29, Acts of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, and further amended by Chapter 98 of Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, fixing the compensation of county commissioners in counties having a population of 29,000 or less... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Amending Articles 628 and 632 of Chapter 2, Title 18, Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, as amended by Section ___ of Chapter 203, Acts of the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, so as to authorize any county or political subdivision or defined district thereof to issue bonds when hereafter authorized by a vote of two-thirds majority of the resident property taxpaying voters of said county or political subdivision or defined district thereof... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 19 of the General Laws of the State of Texas, passed at the Second Called Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, by withdrawing the unsurveyed public free school lands from the operation of the provisions of said chapter, and providing for the application for and issuance of permits to prospect for oil and gas on such lands and regulating developments thereunder... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Amending Section 1, of Senate bill No. 399, Chapter 54, page 178, of the Local and Special Laws passed at the Regular Session of the Thirty-fourth Legislature of the State of Texas, entitled, 'An Act creating the Benavides Independent School District, situated in Duval county...' [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Amending Sections 3 and 12 of Chapter 32 of the Local and Special Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, as Section 3 thereof was amended by Chapter 6 of the Local and Special Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, so as to give the commissioners court authority to regulate the pay of road hands and teams... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Conferring certain powers upon the commissioners court of this State, and authorizing said courts to appropriate and use any sum or sums of money out of the county funds for farmers' co-operative demonstration work and home demonstration work in same lines as this work is or may be conducted by the Extension Service of The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and the United States Department of Agriculture... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Creating a Common School District No. 40 of Bexar county, Texas... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Creating a more efficient road system for Blanco county, Texas... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Creating the Thompson's Hill Independent School District in Henderson county, Texas... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Regulating and supervising the sale and purchase in the State of Texas of stocks, stock certificates, bonds, debentures or other securities, and the transaction of business in this State of persons, joint stock companies, common law trust, co-partnerships, companies or other persons or organizations offering for sale in this State such securities, excepting companies incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Validating common school districts containing less than nine square miles and created on or after July 1, 1919, and in which elections for the purpose of voting bonds have been held or may hereafter be held; validating said elections and the bonds issued or authorized to be issued in accordance with said elections [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Validating the charters and amendments to charters of all cities of more than five thousand inhabitants in this State, which have adopted charters, or attempted to adopt or amend charters since the 13th day of March, 1919, under Chapter 147, General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature of 1913... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Validating the incorporation of Fredericksburg Independent School District of Gillespie county, Texas... [Fri Jun 4, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 66 of the Local and Special Laws of the State of Texas, passed at the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature, approved March 20, 1913, entitled 'An Act incorporating and creating the Sonora Independent School District, enlarged, of Sutton county, Texas...' [Sat Jun 5, 1920]
  • Amending the Special Road Law for Coleman county, Texas... [Sat Jun 5, 1920]
  • Authorizing the city of Henrietta with a population of less than 5000 inhabitants, by a majority vote of the qualified voters of said city, at an election held for that purpose, to adopt and amend its charter... [Sat Jun 5, 1920]
  • Creating the Bullard Independent School District in Smith and Cherokee counties, Texas... [Sat Jun 5, 1920]
  • Creating the Ninety-first Judicial District, fixing its jurisdiction and the time of holding courts therein... [Sat Jun 5, 1920]
  • Creating the Truscott Independent School District in Knox county... [Sat Jun 5, 1920]
  • Fixing the fees to be charged by the State Board of Water Engineers upon the filing of application for permits for storage, diversion and use of water, limiting the maximum fees in the sum of six thousand dollars, providing the time and terms of payment to be made in installments, and providing for the fixing of the time for the commencing of construction work when the use of water contemplates the construction of a storage reservoir, and the manager of extending the time limits thereon, and the payment of fees therefor. [Sat Jun 5, 1920]
  • Amending Aspermont Independent School District in Stonewall county. [Mon Jun 7, 1920]
  • Amending Chapter 66 of the Local and Special Laws of the State of Texas, passed at the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature, approved March 20, 1913, entitled, 'An Act incorporating and creating the Sonora Independent School District, enlarged, of Sutton county, Texas...' [Mon Jun 7, 1920]
  • Amending Section 19 of Chapter 67, Special Laws, enacted at the Second Called Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, same being a special road law for Kerr county, Texas... [Mon Jun 7, 1920]
  • Creating and incorporating the New Lynn Independent School District in Lynn county, Texas... [Mon Jun 7, 1920]
  • Creating Emory Independent School District in Rains county, Texas... [Mon Jun 7, 1920]
  • Creating Somerset Independent School District in Bexar county, Texas... [Mon Jun 7, 1920]
  • Creating the Booker Independent School District in Ochiltree and Lipscomb counties. [Mon Jun 7, 1920]
  • Creating the Perryton Independent School District in Ochiltree county, Texas... [Mon Jun 7, 1920]
  • Providing for the redemption, by the owner, of land or lots heretofore sold, or that may hereafter be sold, to the State, city or town for taxes, and repealing all laws in conflict with this act... [Mon Jun 7, 1920]
  • Amending the act of the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, creating the Ray Common School District No. 27, in Goliad county, Texas... [Tue Jun 8, 1920]
  • Amending the road law for Denton county, Texas... [Tue Jun 8, 1920]
  • Creating the La Fayette Independent School District in Camp and Upshur counties, Texas... [Tue Jun 8, 1920]
  • Providing for the redemption, by the owner, of land or lots heretofore sold, or that may be hereafter sold, to the State, city or town for taxes, and repealing all laws in conflict with this act... [Tue Jun 8, 1920]
  • Amending Section 12 and Section 16 of Senate bill No. 51, Thirty-sixth Legislature, Second Session. [Wed Jun 9, 1920]
  • Validating the charter and incorporation of the city of Anson, adopted by the qualified voters of said city since the enactment of Chapter 147, page 307, of the Acts of the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature, and filed in the office of the Secretary of State... [Wed Jun 9, 1920]
  • Amending the law to eradicate the cattle tick... [Thu Jun 10, 1920]
  • Amending Articles 2425 and 2427 of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas of 1911, as amended by Chapter 145 of the Acts of the Regular Session, of the Thirty-sixth Legislature so as to authorize and require the State Treasurer to deposit funds authorized or required by law to be kept in the State Treasury whether belonging to the State or not, in the State depositories provided by law, and so as to provide that the interest derived therefrom shall be prorated to the several funds in the State Treasury in proportion to the amount of money in such funds... [Sat Jun 12, 1920]
  • Creating the Devine Independent School District in Medina county, Texas... [Sat Jun 12, 1920]
  • Creating the Mullin Independent School District in Mills county, Texas... [Sat Jun 12, 1920]
  • Creating the Oklaunion Independent School District, in Wilbarger county, Texas... [Mon Jun 14, 1920]
  • Creating the Olden Independent School District in Eastland county, Texas. [Mon Jun 14, 1920]
  • Amending Section 1, Chapter of Local and Special Laws of the State of Texas passed by the Thirty-sixth Legislature and entitled an act to amend, adding sections to said Act of 1913, passed at the Regular Session, and also amendments thereto, and providing that the commissioners court of Rockwall county, Texas may condemn land and material of whatsoever kind for road and bridge purposes, and extending and affording a remedy and means to do so. [Tue Jun 15, 1920]
  • Creating the San Gabriel Common School District No. 8 of Milam county, Texas... [Tue Jun 15, 1920]
  • Creating the Sharp Independent School District in Milam county, Texas... [Tue Jun 15, 1920]
  • Conferring upon trust companies with capital of not less than $500,000 the power to purchase, sell, discount and negotiate with or without its endorsement of guaranty, notes, drafts, checks, bills of exchange, acceptances, including banker's acceptances, cable transfers and other evidences of indebtedness, to purchase and sell, with or without its endorsement or guaranty, stocks, bonds, securities, including the obligations of the United States or of any State thereof... [Wed Jun 16, 1920]
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Bill statistics for the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 200 20 0 52 110 13 1 36 310 432
Passed 110 12 0 45 61 5 0 30 171 263
Vetoed 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1