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01/20/1947 Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: amending Article 4726, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, designating when life insurance companies may secure, hold, and convey real property
01/20/1947 Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: emergency appropriation for the several departments and institutions of state government
01/16/1947 Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: amendment to the State Equalization Law to enable teachers in rural schools to receive increased compensation (SB 21 by Senator Morris, HB 181 by Representative Lock)
01/16/1947 Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: amending the Texas Aeronautics Commission Act
01/16/1947 Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: support and maintenance of a university, or institution of higher learning, for education of the negro youth of this state
01/16/1947 Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: authorization for judges, clerks, and commissioners of courts of record to adminster oaths, affidavits, and affirmations
01/16/1947 Submitting an emergency matter to the 50th Legislature: redistricting the State into Senatorial and Representative Districts agreeably to the provisions of Sections 25, 26, 26a, and 28 of Article III of the Texas Constitution
06/04/1945 Returning HB 121 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 120
05/29/1945 Returning HB 849 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 107
05/28/1945 Returning SB 246 to the Senate, pursuant to SCR 33
05/09/1945 Returning HB 729 and 730 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 93
04/05/1945 Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: appropriation of at least $336,000 for use and benefit of the Texas Cotton Research Committee, in its efforts to discover new and expanded market outlets for Texas cotton (Acting Governor George Moffett)
01/29/1945 Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: authorizing and granting power to Board of Regents of State Teachers Colleges, State of Texas, for use and benefit of Sam Houston State Teachers College, Huntsville, Texas, to manufacture munitions of war for the United States Government
01/29/1945 Submitting an original signed copy of the joint report of the Texas Red River Compact Commission and the Oklahoma Red River Compact Commission, to the 49th Legislature (pursuant to HCR 69, 48th R.S.)
01/22/1945 Submitting emergency matters to the 49th Legislature: appropriation for old age assistance; increase in salaries of state employees in lower brackets; amending Article 4359, Revised Civil Statutes with reference to time for issuance of warrants in payment of salaries of state employees; emergency appropriation for State Department of Education and letter from State Superintendent of Public Instruction L.A. Woods, 1/10/1945
01/16/1945 Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: amendment to State Equalization Law for purpose of enabling teachers in rural schools to receive increased compensation, adjusting transportation costs . . .
01/15/1945 Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: redistricting the State into Senatorial and Representative Districts agreeably to the provisions of Sections 25, 26, 26a, and 28 of Article III of the Texas Constitution
01/10/1945 Submitting an emergency matter to the 49th Legislature: appropriation for Texas Liquor Control Board, letter from Administrator Bert Ford
05/11/1943 Returning HB 390 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 157
05/11/1943 Returning HB 641 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 47
05/11/1943 Returning HB 135 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 138
05/11/1943 Returning HB 520, pursuant to HCR 143, so that Enrolling Clerk can make certain corrections
05/11/1943 Returning SB 100 to the Senate for corrections by the Enrolling Clerk, pursuant to SCR 60
05/10/1943 Returning SB 335 to the Senate, pursuant to SCR 56
05/06/1943 Returning HB 655 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 132
05/06/1943 Relative to State Commission for the Blind (HB 352)
04/29/1943 Submitting an emergency matter to the 48th Legislature: permitting taxation of certain real property owned by the United States and exempting all fixtures, machinery, and equipment owned by the United States from taxation, defining the term "real property"
04/19/1943 Returning SB 43 to the Senate, pursuant to SCR 47
04/06/1943 Returning HB 10 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 90
04/01/1943 Submitting an emergency matter to the 48th Legislature: appointment of Notaries Public for each county of the state of Texas
03/29/1943 Submitting emergency matters to the 48th Legislature: Departmental Appropriation bill; Eleemosynary Appropriation bill; Judiciary Appropriation bill; Educational Appropriation bill
03/24/1943 Returning HB 635 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 71
03/24/1943 Returning SB 237 to the Senate, pursuant to SCR 35
03/22/1943 Returning HB 194 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 67
03/10/1943 Returning SB 137 to the Senate, pursuant to SCR 29
03/04/1943 Returning HB 241 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 50
03/04/1943 Returning SB 107 to the Senate, pursuant to SCR 24
02/24/1943 Returning SB 79 to the Senate, pursuant to SCR 18
02/10/1943 Submitting emergency matters to the 48th Legislature: prohibit adulteration or misbranding of insecticides and fungicides; prohibit sale of anti-freeze solutions for use in water-cooled engines
02/08/1943 Submitting an emergency matter to the 48th Legislature: conducting affairs of public offices by first assistants or chief deputies, in the case of vacancies, until the office shall be filled by qualification under appointment or election
01/13/1943 Submitting emergency matters to the 48th Legislature: authority of Comptroller to withold five percent victory tax from salary payments; emergency appropriation for Adjutant General's Department; enlarging use of State Confederate Home at Austin, prescribing authority of State Board of Control, and emergency appropriation for improvement and maintenance
09/19/1941 Message expressing appreciation for efficient and decisive action in amending the State Highway Bond Servicing Law