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45th 1st Called Session
May 27, 1937 - June 25, 1937

Leadership

Governor: James V Allred -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Walter Frank Woodul

Speaker(s) of the House: Robert Wilburn Calvert 

Special Session Topics

 Proclamations   Addresses

  • Outlaw and prohibit the so-called pari-mutuel betting or gaming on horse races, at race tracks, legalized by the Acts of the Forty-third Legislature in 1933 [Sat May 22, 1937]
  • Bookie statute [Mon Jun 7, 1937]
  • Disposition of jacks and stallions belonging to the state [Mon Jun 7, 1937]
  • Outlawing and prohibiting betting or wagering of any kind on this character of racing [Mon Jun 7, 1937]
  • Authorize a suit against the State Highway Department and the State [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Authorize certain investigations to be made before the issuance of a charter to labor organizations, expecting farmers [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Authorize execution of oil and gas leases by nonresident guardians [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Bounty on rattlesnakes in Bell County [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Brownsboro independent school district bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Certain corrections in House Bill 5, Acts of the Forty-fifth Legislature, which corrections have been requested by Hon. Bert Ford, Administrator for the Texas Liquor Control Board [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Correct inadvertent errors in Senate Bill No. 84, Acts of the Regular Session [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Enable a renewal of the charter of the San Antonio Express Publishing Company [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local bond validation bill for Harris County [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local game bill [Prairie Chickens, Colorado and Austin Counties] [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local game bill [Use of seines in Bosque River] [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local hospital bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local jury wheel bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local time warrant bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local validation bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local validation bond bill for Chambers County [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Lower the allowance for prisoners working out fines from $3.00 to $1.00 [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Make the State season for mourning and white-wing doves correspond with Federal regulations [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Prohibit candidates from making certain donations [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Provide for six members of the State Embalming Board, to be appointed by the State Board of Health [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Repeal of House Bill 915, Acts of the Regular Session (School consolidation bill) [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Validate certain independent school district elections [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Validate local bonds [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Validate the issuance of bonds for the New London School District and Gladewater [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Amend Article 305, Revised Civil Statues of 1925 (relative to candidates applying for examination to practice law) [Tue Jun 22, 1937]
Rules
House Rules (45th R.S.)
Joint Rules (45th R.S.)
Senate Rules (45th R.S.)

Bill statistics for the 45th Legislature, 1st Called Session

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 84 29 0 44 29 11 0 17 113 214
Passed 29 19 0 33 21 7 0 16 50 125
Vetoed 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4