32nd Regular Session (1911) – Governor Oscar Branch Colquitt

Bill Caption Document
HB 16 Regulating the sale of intoxicating liquors, by providing for the closing of places where sold between the hours of 7 o'clock p.m. and 6 o'clock a.m.   Veto
HB 25 Creating the Seventh Supreme Judicial District of Texas.   Veto
HB 81 Granting a new charter to the city of Texarkana, Bowie county, Texas.   Veto
HB 98 To limit the hours of labor to eight consecutive hours in each twenty-four hours.   Veto
HB 226 Appropriating the sum of $25,000.00 for the Attorney General's Department to be used for the purpose of enforcing any and all laws.   Veto
HB 323 Authorizing the county commissioners' court of Bexar county to levy a special road tax of ten cents on the one hundred dollars valuation.   Veto
HB 386 Exempting Hunt county from the provisions of the county auditors law.   Veto
HB 397 Creating a road system for Bosque county.   Veto
SB 11 Providing for completing the work of revising and publishing the civil and criminal laws of Texas.
Commissioners appointed to complete revision brought action in the Supreme Court to test the validity of the veto; the Court held the veto to have been too late and ineffective and SB11 was declared to be a valid law with full force. (see Minor v. McDonald, 140 S.W. 401).
SB 23 Providing for the establishment of a cotton bagging factory at the Rusk penitentiary.   Veto
SB 68 Amending the law relating to scholastic age.   Veto
SB 199 Establishing a State normal school at Waco.   Veto
SB 330 Amending section 18 of an act to provide a more efficient public road system for the county of Montgomery.
No formal proclamation has been found, but bill did not appear as session law and there is a "veto" notation on the signed bill in the official bill file.
Signed Bill Text.
SB 332 Granting a new charter to the city of Tyler, Smith county.   Veto
SB 346 Creating the Garland Independent School District, in Dallas county.   Veto
SB 352 Relating to making appropriations for deficiencies in appropriations heretofore made for the support of the State Government for the fiscal years ending August 31, 1908; August 31, 1909; August 31, 1910, and August 31, 1911, being for claims registered in the Comptroller's office in accordance with law and for outstanding claims not registered, and for the support of the State Government up to and inclusive of August 31, 1911.
Line item veto
SCR 5 Creating a commission to investigate and report a bill to the present session of the Legislature to fairly compensate employees for injuries received.   Veto

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