Special sessions topics

21 special legislative session topics [ session: 69th, 3 C.S. ]
Topics are based on the text of the Governor's official proclamations and messages.

 69th 3rd C.S.  Proclamations   Supplementary materials

  • Amend H.B. 20, 69th Legislature, Regular Session, for the purpose of making spending cuts [Thu Sep 4, 1986]
  • Amending the Tax Code to provide for a temporary 1 1/8 cent increase in the sales tax on taxable items sold in this state, such increase to expire no later than August 31, 1987. We are unable to bridge the state's budget gap without raising revenue or reneging on the commitment we have made to invest in the education of our children-an investment that is critical to the future of our state. We must not retreat from the reforms we have made in our schools and the commitment to excellence we have made in our universities [Thu Sep 4, 1986]
  • Safety procedures for securities and investments owned by the State of Texas and its agencies and to the creation and management of the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company [Thu Sep 11, 1986]
  • Addition of certain migrant and community health centers to coverage offered by the medical liability insurance underwriting association [Fri Sep 12, 1986]
  • Constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of the Texas Growth Fund and to provide for the investment of the permanent university fund, the permanent school fund, and the public employee retirement trust funds in businesses in the state to promote and encourage economic development of the state [Fri Sep 12, 1986]
  • Interim state budget execution authority [Wed Sep 17, 1986]
  • Eligibility for release on parole of a prisoner serving cumulative sentences [Mon Sep 22, 1986]
  • Notification of certain county and district officers before an order of parole of, or on a grant of clemency for, certain convicted persons [Mon Sep 22, 1986]
  • Requirement that certain prisoners not be released to mandatory supervision [Mon Sep 22, 1986]
  • State's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants and to the limitation of liability of those public servants [Mon Sep 22, 1986]
  • Retirement eligibility and benefits for certain members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas [Mon Sep 22, 1986]
  • Number of residents a foster care type residential facility may serve without being licensed under the convalescent and nursing home law [Mon Sep 22, 1986]
  • Use of funds belonging to patients in institutions under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation [Mon Sep 22, 1986]
  • Name and powers of water supply corporations [Mon Sep 22, 1986]
  • National maximum speed limit [Sat Sep 27, 1986]
  • Examination, approval, and registration of certain bonds, proceedings, contracts, and instruments [Sat Sep 27, 1986]
  • Venue of suits brought against the University Interscholastic League [Sat Sep 27, 1986]
  • Issuance and sale of certain bonds to finance the farm and ranch finance program fund [Sat Sep 27, 1986]
  • Primaries, other elections, political party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, and procedures related to candidacy for public office [Sat Sep 27, 1986]
  • Expanding the definition of "agency" in the Interagency Cooperation Act to include any statewide job training program for disadvantaged youth [Sat Sep 27, 1986]
  • Salaries for certain Texas Department of Corrections employees who had their positions reclassified [Sat Sep 27, 1986]

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