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Date Title Document number
07/15/1994 Creating the Red River Boundary Task Force AWR 94-20
06/08/1994 Appointment of Secretary of State as Chief Officer AWR 94-19
04/15/1994 Establishing the Sesquicentennial Committee to Celebrate Texas' Annexation to the United States AWR 94-18
03/19/1994 Establishing a state planning region to promote affordable housing AWR 94-17
03/03/1994 Encouraging state agencies and commissions to hire and train unemployed veterans AWR 94-16
02/23/1994 Establishing the Texas State Commission on National and Community Service AWR 94-15
01/14/1994 Relating to emergency management AWR 94-14
10/21/1994 Relating to electronic transmission in the voting process AWR 94-22
10/19/1994 Emergency suspension of laws AWR 94-21
10/08/1993 Continuing the Texas Most Wanted Fugitive Team (extending AWR 93-5) AWR 93-13
07/31/1993 Transferring Governor's Center for Management Development to the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin AWR 93-12
04/13/1993 Establishing the Texas Information and Referral Project Advisory Committee to assist in the creation of a statewide health and human services information and referral network AWR 93-11
04/14/1993 Relating to increased use of state university resources by state agencies AWR 93-10
04/05/1993 Continuing the Governor's Commission for Women AWR 93-9
03/24/1993 Directing the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to assist Texas Native Americans in accessing federal funds and programs, including the Native American Restitutionary Program AWR 93-8
03/24/1993 New directions for state contracting: promoting greater use of historically underutilized businesses AWR 93-7
03/14/1993 Establishing the Texas Sustainable Energy Development Council AWR 93-6
03/09/1993 Creating the Texas Most Wanted Fugitive Team AWR 93-5
03/08/1993 Creating the Interagency Abandoned Rail Corridor Committee AWR 93-4
03/09/1993 Establishing the Governor's Task Force on Education and Economic Competitiveness AWR 93-3
02/25/1993 Ensuring that overseas citizens of Texas who are currently living or stationed overseas are able to vote in the May 1, 1993 Special Election and any subsequent runoff election AWR 93-2
11/08/1992 Establishing the Texas Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness AWR 93-1
10/15/1992 Establishing the Texas State Government Quality Committee to assist state agencies in providing legendary customer service AWR 92-11
09/29/1992 Amending the date for submission of the consolidated health and human services budget AWR 92-10
09/30/1992 Authorizing the Governor's Chief of Staff or his designee to approve and arrange for financing of equipment lease or purchase and to submit master lease agreement requests for financing to the Texas Public Finance Authority AWR 92-9
05/29/1992 Relating to the appointment of a special investigator AWR 92-8
04/15/1992 Establishing a state planning region to promote affordable housing AWR 92-7
04/09/1992 Charging the Geographic Information Systems Planning Council AWR 92-6
03/24/1992 Establishing the Health and Human Services Dictionary Work Group for the development of a statewide health and human services dictionary of uniform terms and services AWR 92-5
03/20/1992 Establishing the Sargent Beach Task Force AWR 92-4
03/04/1992 Authorizing the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to make housing credit allocations on behalf of the State of Texas and to carry out the provisions of Section 42(h) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 AWR 92-3
02/26/1992 In support of the Omnibus Recycling Bill, SB 1340, 72nd Legislature and pertaining to the conservation of natural resources; the reduction of energy and water consumption and waste generation; and the promotion of recycling within the State of Texas AWR 92-2
02/25/1992 Providing for the preparation of a Texas business plan by the Comptroller of Public Accounts AWR 92-1
12/18/1991 Creating the Governor's Task Force on Flooding on the Lower Red River AWR 91-19
12/11/1991 Creating the Texas Environmental Enforcement Task Force AWR 91-18
12/04/1991 Creating the Environmental Agencies Transition Committee AWR 91-17
11/17/1991 Relating to emergency management AWR 91-16
11/14/1991 Establishing the Governor's Drug Policy Advisory Board, repealing Executive order WPC 87-9 AWR 91-15
11/13/1991 Establishing the Texas Health Policy Task Force to propose a comprehensive health plan to ensure that all Texans have access to appropriate and affordable health services AWR 91-14
11/06/1991 Continuing the Governor's Commission for Women AWR 91-13
10/10/1991 Declaring the day following Thanksgiving Day a state holiday AWR 91-12
10/07/1991 Re-establishing the Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Texas Jubilee Commission AWR 91-11
09/27/1991 Establishing the Ethics Commission Transition Task Force AWR 91-10
10/04/1991 Establishing the Governor's Task Force on Economic Transition AWR 91-9A
07/30/1991 Establishing the Governor's Task Force on Economic Transition AWR 91-9
05/22/1991 Establishing the Texas Head Start Collaboration Project Task Force for the development of a plan to more effectively integrate and maximize services for at-risk children and families AWR 91-8
04/30/1991 Establishing and continuing the Governor's Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Board AWR 91-7
04/05/1991 Establishing the Governor's Committee to Salute Texas Troops AWR 91-6
03/29/1991 Establishment of the Task Force on the Los Caminos Del Rio Heritage Project AWR 91-5
06/17/1991 Authorizing the Texas Housing Agency to make housing credit allocations on behalf of the State of Texas and to carry out the provisions of Section 42(h) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 AWR 91-4
03/06/1991 Establishing the Governor's Task Force on Revenue AWR 91-3
02/08/1991 Establishing a multi-agency response to plant closings and lay-offs AWR 91-2
02/08/1991 Establishing the Governor's Law Enforcement Council AWR 91-1