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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  TEXTBOOK COMMISSION, TEXAS STATE ]

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HB 528 50-0 (1947) Author: Blount, Ralph E. "Peppy" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the adoption of textbooks for use in the public schools of the State; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing that any partial invalidity of the Act shall not affect the other other parts hereof.
HB 287 48-0 (1943) Author: Humphrey, Joe C. Relating to amending certain article of the Revised Civil Statutes in regard to the adoption of textbook on Journalism.
HB 1136 46-0 (1939) Author: Baker, H. Cecil | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the Textbook Commission; providing that the Commission shall have authority to adopt supplementary readers for the first seven grades.
HB 87 45-0 (1937) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. Relating to empowering the State Textbook Commission to adopt a multiple list of textbooks in German, Czech, and French languages for use in high schools.
HB 4 44-0 (1935) Author: Shofner, William Algee "Son" | et. al. Relating to empowering the State Textbook Commission to adopt a multitude list of text books in German and Czech languages and other textbooks for use in high schools.
HB 108 41-0 (1929) Author: Cox, Ernest C. Relating to courses of instruction in schools, colleges, universities and other Educational Institutions of the State of Texas. House: Education
HB 189 40-0 (1927) Author: Brown, Henry Turner Relating to the creation of the Free Textbook Commission and defining its powers.
HB 269 40-0 (1927) Author: Young, Dewey Relating to amending certain Articles by providing that in contracting for books to be used in the public schools of the state preference is to be given to Texas authors and publishers.
HB 615 40-0 (1927) Author: Brown, Henry Turner Relating to providing for a permanent text book commission for the State of Texas.
SB 35 40-0 (1927) Author: Witt, Edgar E. | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Free Textbook Commission and defining its powers, now constituting Articles 2843 and 2860 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925.
SB 95 40-0 (1927) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to the erection of the Texas State Textbook Commission, the appointment of members thereof, the date and place of meetings, the qualification of the members, and providing for the installation and keeping in operation of a complete system of textbooks in all public free schools of the State of Texas.
HB 101 39-0 (1925) Author: Laird, John W. | et. al. Relating to creating a permanent Textbook Commission for the State of Texas, to be styled "The Texas State Textbook Commission," defining its membership and appointment; fixing a penalty for a violation of the Act. House: Education
HB 302 37-0 (1921) Author: Thomason, William Edgar | et. al. Relating to amending the law relating to free text books.
HB 556 37-0 (1921) Author: Thomason, William Edgar | et. al. Relating to amend a certain Act securing greater efficiency in the distribution, etc., of uniform text books.
HB 567 37-0 (1921) Author: Greer, Julian Preston Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the free text book law.
SB 130 37-0 (1921) Author: Witt, Edgar E. | et. al. Relating to amending the present textbook laws for the purpose of securing greater efficiency in uniform text book adoptions, distribution, etc.
SB 54 37-1 (1921) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to providing for the renewing of the contract for the purchase of State textbooks.
HB 489 36-0 (1919) Author: Horton, Frank B. Relating to amending certain statute changing one limit of meeting by providing that teachers of state institutions may serve on the Textbook Commission, that further contracts shall be so arranged that contracts for not more than one-sixth of the total number of different adopted books shall expire in any one year, that not more than one-sixth of the total number of different adopted books can be changed in any one year, and providing a reasonable bond for supplementary books.
SB 327 36-0 (1919) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to amending certain statute by changing one limit of meeting, by providing that teachers of State institutions may serve on the Text-Book Commission, that further contracts shall be so arranged that contracts for not more than one-sixth of the total number of different adopted books shall expire in any year, that not more than one-sixth of the total number of different adopted books can be changed in any on e year, and providing a reasonable bond for supplementary books. Senate: Educational Affairs
HB 123 36-2 (1919) Author: Davis, John Relating to amending certain laws relating to the State Text Book Commission; changing the time of meeting of said commission; providing that the state shall make uniform adoptions of additional high school text books.
SB 87 36-2 (1919) Author: Dayton, George W. | et. al. Relating to meetings and contracts by the State Text Book Commission.
SB 6 35-1 (1917) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to creating a permanent text book commission for the State of Texas.
SB 16 35-1 (1917) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" | et. al. Relating to creating a permanent Textbook Commission for the State of Texas, to be styled "The Texas State Textbook Commission," defining its membership and appointment; prescribing penalties for violation of the provisions of this Act.

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