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Date Title Document number
09/29/1978 Establishing the Governor's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped DB-40
07/17/1978 Establishing procedures for implementing agricultural and silvicultural nonpoint source control programs in the State of Texas in compliance with the Clean Water Act of 1977 DB-39
03/03/1978 Establishing the Committee on Problems of the Handicapped to convene a statewide conference in an effort to achieve full equality and opportunity for handicapped Texans DB-38
02/21/1978 Directing the Texas Deepwater Port Authority to immediately commence operations, and to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of such an operation DB-37
02/14/1978 Establishing the Texas Workers' Compensation Interim Advisory Committee to conduct a thorough study and analysis of Texas laws relating to workers' compensation insurance DB-36
01/06/1978 Designating the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife as the state agency responsible for developing an appropriate program to implement the federal rules and regulations respecting the exportation of bobcat pelts taken in Texas and to promulgate its applicable rules and regulations within ninety (90) days of this date DB-35
12/16/1977 Evaluation of flood hazard in locating state owned or financed buildings, roads, and other facilities DB-34A
09/30/1977 Evaluation of flood hazard in locating state owned or financed buildings, roads, and other facilities DB-34
09/14/1977 Designating the State Bar of Texas as the agency responsible for implementing an advocacy system to protect the rights of persons with developmental disabilities in accordance with the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act DB-33A
03/03/1978 Relating to the creation of the Task Force on Speedy Trial in Criminal Cases DB-33(1)
09/01/1977 Relating to the creation of the Task Force on Speedy Trial in Criminal Cases DB-33
03/03/1978 Expanding the Texas Commission on the Status of Women DB-32A
08/17/1977 Establishing the Texas Commission on the Status of Women DB-32
12/22/1976 Designating the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles as the agency to investigate and conduct hearings into allegations of a violation of a conditional pardon and to make recommendations regarding its findings DB-31
06/28/1976 Creating the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Board, and defining its membership and purpose DB-30
05/20/1976 Designating the State Bar of Texas as the agency responsible for planning an advocacy system to protect the rights of persons with developmental disabilities in accordance with the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act DB-29
05/05/1976 Transferring the functions of the Governor's Office of Traffic Safety to the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation; repealing Executive order DB-3 DB-28
03/31/1976 Creating the Texas Council for Input on Crime, Rehabilitation and Prevention DB-27
03/12/1976 Relating to organization of the Criminal Justice Division Advisory Board, Office of the Governor DB-26
01/23/1976 Creating the State Historical Records Advisory Board of Texas, defining its membership and terms DB-25
12/11/1975 Issuing Military Justice Executive Order Number One, prescribing the Texas Manual for Courts-Martial, rescinding the Manual for Courts-Martial, Texas, 1963 DB-24
05/15/1978 Providing for the establishment of the Disaster Emergency Services Council , designating its Director and members, and establishing local and interjurisdictional disaster agencies and services DB-23B
12/16/1975 Providing for the establishment of the Disaster Emergency Services Council , designating its Director and members, and establishing local and interjurisdictional disaster agencies and services DB-23A
06/21/1975 Providing for the establishment of the Disaster Emergency Services Council , designating its Director and members, and establishing local and interjurisdictional disaster agencies and services DB-23
10/01/1974 Establishing the Texas Center for Volunteer Action and defining its functions and responsibilities DB-22
04/28/1975 Establishing the Texas Organized Crime Prevention Council as a subsidiary council of the Criminal Justice Division; outlining its purpose, membership, and duties DB-21
04/03/1975 Creating a Task Force on Health Resources and Human Services to assure maximum coordination among the agencies and activities concerned with health care and services in the State DB-20
02/06/1975 Amending Executive Order DB-2 by designating Mr. Charles G. Purnell as Vice-Chairman of the Governor's Energy Advisory Council DB-19
03/23/1976 Establishing procedures for implementing areawide planning in the State of Texas in compliance with the provisions of Section 208 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 DB-18A
12/19/1974 Establishing procedures for implementing areawide planning in the State of Texas in compliance with the provisions of Section 208 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 DB-18
11/29/1974 Relating to organization of the Criminal Justice Division, Office of the Governor, Advisory Board DB-17
06/25/1974 Providing for the establishment of a State Employee Training Center DB-16
06/25/1974 Redefining the purposes, membership, duties, and responsibilities of the Interagency Health and Human Resources Council DB-15
05/30/1974 Creating the State Manpower Services Council (SMSC) and defining its membership and responsibilities DB-14
04/09/1974 Creating and establishing a Migrant Affairs Office in the Office of the Governor; defining its membership and purpose and outlining its duties DB-13
02/13/1974 Increasing the membership on the Special Advisory Council on Housing DB-12
02/02/1974 Adding the Texas State Commission for the Deaf, the Texas Youth Council, and the Texas Department of Corrections to the membership of the Interagency Health and Human Resources Council DB-11
12/14/1977 Creating the Governor's Water Resource Conservation and Development Task Force to meet water needs throughout the State DB-10B
03/26/1976 Creating the Governor's Water Resource Conservation and Development Task Force to meet water needs throughout the State DB-10A
11/21/1973 Creating the Governor's Water Resource Conservation and Development Task Force to meet water needs throughout the State DB-10
10/10/1973 Establishing an Interagency Task Force on Youth Care and Rehabilitation, defining its purpose, duties, and membership; and outlining both its immediate and long-range objectives in improving the delivery of rehabilitative and social services to troubled youth DB-9
08/28/1973 Modifying the boundaries of the State Planning Region framework and establishing a timeline for implementation and transfer of services DB-8A
10/01/1973 Providing for the establishment of local and interjurisdictional disaster agencies and services DB-8
09/03/1973 Proclaiming the following counties, and all others as later may be affected by Tropical Storm Delia, disaster areas: Jefferson, Chambers, Liberty, Harris, Brazoria, Matagorda, Jackson, Calhoun, Refugio, Aransas, Nueces, Fort Bend, Wharton, and Victoria DB-7A
08/23/1973 Directing the establishment of a Division of Rural Community Services in the Texas Department of Community Affairs to assist in the development of a state policy for rural development DB-7
08/22/1973 Providing for the establishment of the Defense and Disaster Relief Council and designating its Director and members DB-6
08/17/1973 Proclaiming Lon C. Hill Honorary Life Director of the Nueces River Authority DB-5
08/15/1973 Appointing Texas State Technical Institute as a Civil Defense Agency DB-4
06/12/1973 Renaming the Office of Traffic Safety; granting the powers and authority necessary to carry out the purposes of the Texas Traffic Safety Act of 1967 DB-3
08/29/1973 Providing for the Governor's Energy Advisory Council with the primary goal of recommending to the Governor a State Energy Policy which will draw together the policy-making activities of the public and private sectors of the State of Texas DB-2 REV
05/10/1973 Establishing the Governor's Energy Advisory Council; appointing the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and permanent members of the Council; and charging the Council with the primary goal of recommending a state energy policy DB-2
04/13/1973 Providing for a coordinated State plan and program for more effective drug abuse prevention functions; designating the Texas Department of Community Affairs as the single State Agency for the preparation and administration of the plan and program; and establishing a State Drug Abuse Advisory Council DB-1