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09/29/1930 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, perfecting and completing the marketing and warehouse system, to encourage cooperative pooling and selling of cotton by farmers' associations, or any measure which in your judgment may serve a useful purpose in aiding the farmers of Texas in the present market crisis and to the end of obtaining a fair return for the products of the farm (Senate Journal date 9/29/1920, House Journal date 9/30/1920)
01/18/1921 Relating to gubernatorial pardons, executive clemency
01/17/1921 Transmitting statement from Prison Commission with respect to operation of the State Railroad
01/17/1921 Relating to operation and annual statement of penitentiary system, recommending enactment of a law which will prohibit leasing of land for cultivation after the termination of leases, Blue Ridge Farm settlement; statement of acreage owned and in cultivation by the Texas state prison system; statement of Texas state prison system
01/13/1921 Relating to the conditions of the various departments and institutions of state government: State University, Agricultural and Mechanical College, John Tarleton Agricultural College, Grubbs Vocational College, Prairie View Normal and Industrial College, College of Industrial Arts, State Department, State Board of Control, Attorney General, Department of Insurance and Banking, Treasury Department, Comptroller, General Land Office, State Highway Department, State Health Department, Department of Agriculture, Pure Food and Drug Department, State Fire Insurance Commission, Game, Fish and Oyster Commission, Industrial Accident Board, Industrial Welfare Commission, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Warehouse and Marketing Department, State Normal Schools, State Reclamation Department, Board of Water Engineers, Commission of Appeals, Prison Commission, and Other Departments
01/13/1921 Relating to deficiency appropriations for support and maintenance of various departments and institutions
01/12/1921 Transmitting report of commission appointed by Texas Chamber of Commerce and commissioned by the Governor to investigate conditions with respect to the pink boll worm in the cotton growing area in Mexico along the Texas border
01/12/1921 Relating to women's suffrage, submitting amendments to Section 2, Article 6 of the Constitution (qualified voters, SJR 1) and Section 3, Article 7 of the Constitution (poll tax, SJR 2)
01/12/1921 Transmitting inspection report by the State Department of Health on the condition of state asylums and hospitals for the insane in this state: State Lunatic Asylum, Southwestern Insane Asylum, North Texas Hospital for the Insane, East Texas Hospital for the Insane, sanitation and health of inmates, ventilation, crowded conditions, plumbing, sewage disposal, garbage disposal, heating, lighting, screening, bathing facilities, water, foods, kitchens and dining rooms, health and treatment of inmates, management, occupational therapy, and sanitation needs of institutions
01/12/1921 Transmitting for consideration a memorial from the Regents of the University of Texas, relating to expansion of the University of Texas, tentative list of buildings desirable for the University of Texas
01/11/1921 Relating to the financial condition of the state
01/11/1921 Transmitting report of Committee on Education to the Governor, January 7, 1921
01/11/1921 Urging enactment of emergency bill, considered by the State Board of Education very urgent to meet present need of funds for building schoolhouses; purchase of bonds, bringing 5 percent interest to available school fund
01/11/1921 Relating to the establishment, organization, and operation of the medical branch of the University of Texas, the relative advantages of its continued location, and development in Galveston or removal therefrom; transmitting Report of the Committee of Inquiry on the Location and Organization of the Medical Branch of the University of Texas, pursuant to HCR 14, 36th Leg., 3rd C.S.
01/08/1921 Relating to ports of Texas, urging careful reading of "Open Port Bill," HB 6, 36th Leg., 4th C.S., extending powers of the state to keep ports of Texas open, but to facilitate movement of commerce by all common carriers and protect persons engaged in work of loading and unloading freight in transporting commerce in this state
01/02/1921 Urging speedy enactment of joint resolution amending the Constitution to permit the state to lend credit in aid of acquiring homes and land (SJR 3, HJR 8)
09/30/1920 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, levying an annual occupation tax upon emigrant agents engaged in or pursing said business in the State of Texas (HB 36); regulating the business of emigrant agents (HB 37)
09/30/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, the situation facing the farmers and the entire cotton industry of Texas, stabilization of the rapidly decreasing price of cotton
09/29/1920 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making more definite and certain the power of the commissioners court to carry out the existing laws for the eradication of fever carrying ticks, providing facilities, material and labor (HB 33); providing that county executive committees shall be composed of one man and one woman from each voting or justice precinct in such county; amending Ninetieth Judicial District (SB 18)
09/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Leakey Independent School District in Real County
09/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Perryton Independent School District in Ochiltree County (SB 20)
09/29/1920 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, safeguarding the ballot box in Texas at the November election; protecting workers at the ports of Texas and the workers engaged in the loading, unloading, transfer, and transportation of intrastate, interstate, and foreign commerce; and disposal of legislation to protect the cotton and cotton seed industry of Texas
09/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing for appointment by the Governor of an Industrial Commission, composed of five members, to hear and make reports on controversies between employers and employes... (HB 35)
09/28/1920 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to county finances; relating to a special road law for Fannin County; creating Laneville Independent School District of Rusk County (SB 13); creating Cove Independent School District in Orange County (HB 28); amending Eagle Lake Independent School District (HB 26); creating Prairie Hill Independent School District in Limestone County (HB 29)
09/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to anti-trust laws of this State, amendment of Article 1477 of the Penal Code, exemption of farmers' labor organizations (prepared by Markets and Warehouse Department)
09/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, diminishing the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the county court of Shelby County (HB 27)
09/27/1920 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending the road laws for Dallas and Tarrant Counties (SB 10, SB 14); creating the Hogland Independent School District, in Ochiltree County; relating to the protection of wild fowl of the counties of Dimmit, Uvalde, Medina, Zavala, Gillespie, Blanco, Llano, Kendall, Kimble, Kerr, Real, Mason, Edward, Menard, Sutton, Crockett and Bandera, and changing the time of open season on such wild birds and fowls... (HB 23); authorizing the owner or owners of an oil and gas permit heretofore issued by the State of Texas covering university land, who individually or in conjunction with holders of other university land, has or have performed certain development work thereunder to designate what is to be known as a university land, oil and gas area to consist of one or more not exceeding six blocks of university land... (SB 11)
09/26/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Section 17, of Chapter 83 of the General Laws of the State of Texas, passed at the Regular Session of the 35th Legislature (Relating to prospecting for and development of minerals and other substances in lands owned by the State of Texas; Senate Journal date 9/26/1920, House Journal date 9/28/1920)
09/23/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, preventing the control of cottonseed mills of the State by the packing industry and preventing the ownership and control of the gins of this State by the oil mills and the packing industries
09/22/1920 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making an appropriation to cover authorized deficiencies; making such emergency and miscellaneous appropriations as may be necessary for the support and maintenance of the State government and its institutions
09/22/1920 Relating to circumstances and conditions necessitating the sending of troops to Galveston (labor dispute relating to freight and trade through port of Galveston, martial law declared June 7, 1920; Exhibit A, Ex parte depositions)
09/22/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 4th Called Session, protecting the movement of interstate and intrastate commerce passing through the ports of Texas, and the enactment of such legislation as may be required for port operation and regulation (labor dispute and martial law at Galveston, opinion from Assistant Attorney General E.F. Smith)
09/21/1920 Relating to adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States (women's right to vote, suffrage)
06/18/1920 Returning SB 61 to the Senate, pursuant to SCR 12
06/16/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, conferring upon trust companies with capital of not less than $500,000 the power to purchase, sell, discount and negotiate with or without its endorsement of guaranty, notes, drafts, checks, bills of exchange, acceptances, including banker's acceptances, cable transfers and other evidences of indebtedness, to purchase and sell, with or without its endorsement or guaranty, stocks, bonds, securities, including the obligations of the United States or of any State thereof...(SB 110)
06/15/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing that the commissioners court of Rockwall County may condemn land and material of whatsoever kind for road and bridge purposes, and extending and affording a remedy and means to do so (SB 105)
06/15/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the San Gabriel Common School District No. 8 of Milam County (SB 107)
06/15/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Sharp Independent School District in Milam County (SB 108)
06/14/1920 Relating to hurricane at Corpus Christi, Rockport, and Aransas Pass in September, 1919; total amount of voluntary relief funds collected through Governor's office, disbursements, American Red Cross statement June 7, 1920
06/14/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Oklaunion Independent School District, in Wilbarger County (HB 197)
06/14/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Olden Independent School District in Eastland County (SB 104)
06/12/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing and requiring the State Treasurer to deposit funds authorized or required by law to be kept in the State Treasury whether belonging to the State or not, in the State depositories provided by law, and so as to provide that the interest derived therefrom shall be prorated to the several funds in the State Treasury in proportion to the amount of money in such funds...
06/12/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Devine Independent School District in Medina County (HB 196)
06/12/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Mullin Independent School District in Mills County
06/10/1920 Submitting communications from State Board of Control and State Treasurer relating to appropriations for public schools and higher institutions of learning
06/10/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the law to eradicate the cattle tick... (HB 64)
06/09/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Section 12 and Section 16 of SB 51, 36th Leg., 2nd C.S. (relinquishing to the owners of the soil fifteen-sixteenths of oil and gas under same)
06/09/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, validating the charter and incorporation of the city of Anson... (HB 191)
06/08/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Ray Common School District No. 27, in Goliad County (HB 186)
06/08/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the road law for Denton County (SB 91)
06/08/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the La Fayette Independent School District in Camp and Upshur Counties (SB 94)
06/08/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for the redemption, by the owner, of land or lots heretofore sold, or that may be hereafter sold, to the State, city or town for taxes (HB 187)
06/07/1920 Relating to appropriations for public schools; Statement made by State Board of Control, of appropriations, balances, and estimated balances from September 1, 1918, to August 31, 1921
06/07/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Aspermont Independent School District in Stonewall County (SB 82)
06/07/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Sonora Independent School District, enlarged, of Sutton County (HB 179)
06/07/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending special road law for Kerr County (SB 84)
06/07/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating the New Lynn Independent School District in Lynn County (HB 188)
06/07/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating Emory Independent School District in Rains County (HB 185)
06/07/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating Somerset Independent School District in Bexar County (HB 181/SB 89)
06/07/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Booker Independent School District in Ochiltree and Lipscomb Counties
06/07/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Perryton Independent School District in Ochiltree County (SB 85)
06/07/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for the redemption, by the owner, of land or lots heretofore sold, or that may hereafter be sold, to the State, city or town for taxes (HB 187)
06/05/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Sonora Independent School District, Sutton County (HB 179)
06/05/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Special Road Law for Coleman County (HB 178)
06/05/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing the city of Henrietta with a population of less than 5,000 (five thousand) inhabitants, by a majority vote of the qualified voters of said city, at an election held for that purpose, to adopt and amend its charter...
06/05/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Bullard Independent School District in Smith and Cherokee Counties
06/05/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Ninety-first Judicial District (SB 55)
06/05/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Truscott Independent School District in Knox County (SB 79)
06/05/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, fixing the fees to be charged by the State Board of Water Engineers upon the filing of application for permits for storage, diversion and use of water... (HB 171)
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, adding to and making a part of the Alice Independent School District in Jim Wells County, certain territory now known and designated as the Adams Common School District No. 2, Jim Wells County (SB 77)
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Bremond Independent School District of Robertson County
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the pay of bailiffs, and relating to the maximum amount of fees to be paid such bailiffs, and providing for the entry to an order of court in relation thereto upon the minutes, and providing that deputy sheriffs shall not receive pay as bailiffs
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, fixing the compensation of county commissioners in counties having a population of 29,000 or less
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending and revising the metes and bounds of Common School District No. 40 in Bexar County
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing any county or political subdivision or defined district thereof to issue bonds when hereafter authorized by a vote of two-thirds majority of the resident property taxpaying voters of said county or political subdivision or defined district thereof...
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, withdrawing the unsurveyed public free school lands from the operation of the provisions of said chapter, and providing for the application for and issuance of permits to prospect for oil and gas on such lands and regulating developments thereunder...
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Benavides Independent School District in Duval County (SB 81)
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, giving the commissioners court authority to regulate the pay of road hands and teams... (Gillespie County, HB 165)
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, conferring certain powers upon the commissioners court of this State, and authorizing said courts to appropriate and use any sum or sums of money out of the county funds for farmers' co-operative demonstration work and home demonstration work in same lines as this work is or may be conducted by the Extension Service of The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and the United States Department of Agriculture...
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating a Common School District No. 40 of Bexar County
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating a more efficient road system for Blanco County (HB 164)
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Thompson's Hill [sic: Mill] Independent School District in Henderson County (SB 74)
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, regulating and supervising the sale and purchase in the State of Texas of stocks, stock certificates, bonds, debentures or other securities, and the transaction of business in this State of persons, joint stock companies, common law trust, co-partnerships, companies or other persons or organizations offering for sale in this State such securities, excepting companies incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas...
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, validating common school districts containing less than nine square miles and created on or after July 1, 1919, and in which elections for the purpose of voting bonds have been held or may hereafter be held; validating said elections and the bonds issued or authorized to be issued in accordance with said elections (SB 78)
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, validating the charters and amendments to charters of all cities of more than five thousand (5,000) inhabitants in this State... (HB 60)
06/04/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, validating the incorporation of Fredericksburg Independent School District of Gillespie County (HB 163)
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, aiding the city of Freeport, Texas, in raising, strengthening and enlarging existing levees now partially protecting the said city from tropical storms and calamitous overflows, and in constructing and maintaining additional levees, breakwaters, bulkheads, and other works incidental thereto... (HB 149)
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for the exemption of cotton mills from the provisions of Articles 1125 to 1128, inclusive, of the Revised Civil Statutes (SB 69)
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing that where a political subdivision or defined road district of a county has been established, or may hereafter be established, and issued bonds, that such district is empowered by and under the direction of the commissioners court to expend its funds for the purpose of constructing, maintaining or repairing a road...
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Leakey Independent School District in Real County
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Moody Independent School District in McClellan County (SB 66)
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Graford Independent School District of Palo Pinto County
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Polk County Special Road Law (SB 73)
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating Bonnie View Independent School District in Refugio County (HB 156)
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, extending the boundaries of and adding territory to the Tahoka Independent School District in Lynn County (HB 166)
06/03/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, re-establishing and re-defining the boundaries of the present West Dallas Independent School District in Dallas County (HB 99)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, abolishing the George West Independent School District as created under the general laws and creating the George West Independent School District of Live Oak County (SB 59)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, aiding the city of Port Lavaca in constructing and maintaining revetments, and in the restoring, protection and improvement of the harbor and bay shore front of the city of Port Lavaca (HB 141)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in the counties named, so as to include Armstrong, Dickens, Presidio, Liberty, Houston, Terrell and Throckmorton Counties (HB 136)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in the counties named so as to include Brazoria County (HB 136)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Los Indios Independent School District in Cameron County (HB 146)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing that all proceeds heretofore and hereafter paid and collected arising from activities under such act affecting lands belonging to the University of Texas, save and except the royalties as provided in said act, shall be credited to the available fund of such institution... (SB 61)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Section 3 of an act entitled, 'An Act further regulating banks and bank and trust companies incorporated under the laws of Texas by granting authority to such corporations to become members of Federal reserve banks'... (HB 147)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, appropriating five million dollars for the public schools of the State, and of approximately one million dollars for the institutions of higher education, to be paid out of the general funds of the State during the next fiscal year...
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating a more efficient road system for Walker County (SB 62)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating the Carlisle Independent School District in Lubbock County (HB 138)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating the Shallowater Independent School District in Lubbock County (HB 137)
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating Riviera Road District, in Precinct No. 3 of Kleberg County
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, extending the time for the development of permits to prospect for oil and gas issued by the State of Texas which said permits cover lands which are now or may hereafter by placed under the Federal receiver appointed by the United States Supreme Court in the controversy now pending between the State of Oklahoma and the State of Texas...
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the taking of fish
06/02/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, requiring all parties making application for charters for State banks in the State of Texas to pay all actual expenses of an investigation by the Department of Insurance and Banking incident thereto (HB 159)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the duties, qualifications, manner of selection, length of term and removal of superintendents of the Confederate Home
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the celebration of marriage, so as to place additional and proper safeguards around the granting of marriage licenses by those authorized to grant same...
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Tahoka Independent School District in Lynn County
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing that the suspension of sentence in certain cases of conviction of felony shall not apply to persons over the age of 25 years...
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Academy Independent School District of Bell County (HB 139)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing corporations, heretofore, and hereafter to be organized thereunder, to act as general commercial brokers, and as customs brokers in the United States and foreign countries, in addition to the powers already provided thereby... (SB 51)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending act regulating the sale of, and defining agricultural and garden seeds and mixed seeds...
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending special road law for Cherokee County (HB 108)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending acts regulating the use of motor vehicles on the public highways...
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating a Special District Court for Wilbarger County, Texas, for the trial of civil cases, to be numbered 91, defining its jurisdiction...
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating Common School District No. 2, Refugio County
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Channing Independent School District in Hartley County (HB 120)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Hartley Independent School District situated in Hartley County (HB 123)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Miami Independent School District in Roberts County (HB 115)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Miles Independent School District in Runnels and Tom Green Counties (HB 122)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Mobeetie Independent School District in Wheeler County (HB 132)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Quail Independent School District in Collingsworth County (HB 124)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Rowena Independent School District in Runnels County (HB 121)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating Weatherly Common School District in Hall County (SB 22)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, directing the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and the Attorney General to deliver the property of the Northwest Texas Insane Asylum to the Board of Control (HB 119)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, increasing the limits of Bertram Independent School District, in Burnet County (SB 44)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, prescribing procedure in suits where misjoinder of parties or causes of action exists so that such suits shall not on account thereof abate, but shall be subdivided and the different branches, within the jurisdiction of the court, given subnumbers and said causes as divided proceed to trial on the original or amended pleadings...
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing a more efficient road law for Mills County (HB 142)
06/01/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, repealing sections 1 to 3 of act creating a more efficient road system for Bowie County (SB 53)
05/31/1920 Communicating Railroad Commission's audit of Texas State Railroad; Exhibits A-L, letters and reports relating to investigation
05/31/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the maximum fees that may be retained by the county judge, sheriff, clerk of the county court, county attorney, clerk of the district court, collector of taxes, assessor of taxes, justice of the peace and constables of counties of this State having a population of less than twenty-five thousand...
05/31/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing that the issuance of certain county bonds shall be based upon and limited by the taxable values of the county (HB 114)
05/31/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for the bringing of suits for delinquent taxes by unincorporated cities and towns... (SB 45)
05/31/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Winnie Independent School District in the counties of Chambers and Jefferson (HB 95)
05/31/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating Canyon Independent School District in Lubbock County (HB 113)
05/31/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating the Idalou Independent School district in Lubbock County (HB 112)
05/31/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Fairview Independent School District in Milam and Williamson Counties (HB 109)
05/31/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the ___ Judicial District; fixing its jurisdiction and time of holding courts therein...
05/31/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, extending the boundaries of and adding territory to the Union Independent School District in Terry County (HB 111)
05/29/1920 Communicating resolutions of the American Legion on amateur boxing contests
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, aiding the city of Aransas Pass in constructing and maintaining seawalls, breakwaters, shore protections out into Red Fish Bay... (HB 55)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to Office of Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner (SB 20)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for the adoption of a child where the parent or parents have voluntarily abandoned such child (SB 46)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending State Board of Medical Examiners of this State, and making it their duty, under certain conditions, to cancel the license of any 'licensed practitioner of medicine' in this State, when the facts are made known to it, that such 'licensed practitioner of medicine' has been convicted in either a State or Federal court of a crime of the grade of felony, or one which involved moral turpitude, or aiding or abetting the procuring of a criminal abortion...
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending "The Acts Regulating the Operation of Motor Vehicles on Public Highways"... (SB 107)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, prohibiting the sale, or offering for sale of road vehicles of certain carrying capacity with tires of less than the herein prescribed width within the State of Texas, fixing penalties for the violation thereof (SB 27)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for the appointment by the Governor of bona fide inspectors of certain State live stock associations as rangers, and creating such appointees a Reserve State Ranger Force...
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating an independent school district to be known as Dumas Independent School District (HB 80)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and establishing the Dixon Independent School District in Hunt County (HB 62)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating Blythe County Line Independent School District out of territory in Gaines, Terry and Yoakum counties (HB 86)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating the Estacado Independent School District, in Crosby County and Lubbock County (SB 43)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating the Fairview Independent School District in Crosby County (HB 84)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating the Johnson Independent School District in Terry County (HB 85)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Dalhart Consolidated Independent School District in Dallam and Hartley Counties (HB 67)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Hahn Prairie Independent School District in Wharton County, Texas, defining its boundaries (SB 30)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Kirbyville Independent School District in Jasper and Newton Counties (HB 81)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Mt. Enterprise Independent School District of Rusk County (SB 41)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, defining and regulating the use of headlights on motor vehicles...
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, establishing a system of public roads and bridges for Tarrant County (SB 92)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, extending the boundaries of and adding territory to the Lamesa Independent School District in Dawson County (HB 83)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, fixing the compensation for the official shorthand reporter in the Eighty-sixth Judicial District of Texas (HB 65)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, granting to the city of Houston, Texas, all right, title and interest of the State of Texas to certain lands lying under the waters of Peggy's Lake, San Jacinto Bay, Crystal Lake, Scott's Bay and the San Jacinto River, adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel, for public purposes and for the development of commerce only...
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, increasing the salary of the official court reporter for the 59th Judicial District of Texas to the sum of eighteen hundred ($1,800) dollars per annum; providing the manner of payment of such salary... (HB 106)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, increasing the salary of the official Court Reporter of the Eightieth Judicial District of Texas to the sum of eighteen hundred dollars ($1,800); providing the manner of payment of such salary... (SB 32)
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for reimbursing the members of the commissioners court of Montague county, including the county judge, for expenses incurred by them, as such commissioners court, and as members thereof, and including the county judge, in performing the official duties required of them, and providing for the payment of same...
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing that no person shall be required to list for taxation bonds and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the State of Texas, or any county, city, school district, improvement district, or other municipal corporation, in the State of Texas...
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, regulating the disposition of funds deposited or advanced for the use of rental of personal and movable property and to protect such depositors
05/29/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, validating the charters and amendments to charters of all cities of more than 5,000 (five thousand) inhabitants in this State... (HB 60)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, aiding the city of Rockport in constructing revetments and shore protections... (HB 91)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the fees allowed sheriff's or other peace officers performing the same services in misdemeanor cases...
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for the appointment and compensation of county auditors in counties having a population of forty thousand inhabitants, according to the last United States census, or having a tax valuation of fifteen million dollars according to the last approved tax rolls, and also providing for appointment of assistants...
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the salaries of county superintendents of public instruction (HB 50)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, increasing the commissions of county treasurers of certain counties (HB 31)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the appointment of certain officers named in Articles 3881-3886 of the Revised Civil Statutes
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to official shorthand reporters' compensation in certain counties and districts in this State (HB 69)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the salaries of teachers so as to remove the limitations as to the amount to be paid teachers (HB 4)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Chapter 60 of the general laws passed by the 35th Legislature (Live Stock Sanitary Commission)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Burkeville Independent School District in Newton County (HB 44)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, defining points left indefinite, offering a choice of subjects for examinations, arranging for reasonable reciprocity in certificates, with other States, and emphasizing professional training (teachers' certificates, SB 14)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending HB 32, Chapter 55, Acts of the Regular Session of the 35th Legislature (appointment of certain officers named in Articles 3881 to 3886 of the Revised Civil Statutes, of deputies or assistants in the performance of the duties of such officers, where such assistants or deputies are necessary for the efficiency of the public service)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Angelina county road law; providing for the issuance of bonds by said county, or any political subdivision or defined district thereof, validating bond elections heretofore held
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Section 16 of Chapter 92, Special Laws, 35th Legislature (State Fire Insurance Commission, SB 76)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Gonzalez County road law (HB 32)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Sections 1 and 6 of Senate Bill No. 6, 34th Legislature (irrigation law and duties of county auditor)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing the city of Greenville, Texas, to amend its city charter, after June, 1920, and prior to April 1, 1921, to provide for extension of its corporate limits...
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing the separate incorporation of gas pipe lines now owned by oil and gas producing corporations to subscribe for and own the capital stock of the organized pipe line corporation
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing Wheeler County to lay out, construct and maintain roads and bridges... (HB 33)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating a common county line school district to be known as Brushy District No. 91, to be under the jurisdiction, management, and control of the county school board of Collin County...
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating a more efficient road system for Eastland County (SB 18)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating an independent school district to be known as Spearman Independent School District (HB 70)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating Clarkson Common School No. 70, of Milam County (HB 52)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the 'Eden' Independent School District in Concho County (HB 76)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Brady Valley Independent School District in Concho County (HB 77)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the County Court at Law for Wichita County (SB 24)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Frankford Common School District No. 58 in Collin County
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Littlefield Independent School District, situated in Lamb County (HB 26)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Millersview Independent School District in Concho County (HB 75)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Nome Independent School District in Jefferson County (HB 51)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Olton Independent School District situated in Lamb County (HB 27)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Paint Rock Independent School District in Concho County (HB 74)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Toyah Independent School District in Reeves County (HB 34)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the ___ Judicial District; fixing its jurisdiction and the time of holding courts therein
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, establishing Common County Line School District No. 2 in Hopkins and Franklin Counties (HB 46)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, legalizing non-professional boxing under proper and lawful control
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, repealing special road law for Houston County (HB 29)
05/28/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, revising taxation power of Pandora Independent School District (HB 47)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to theft, providing a penalty of not less than six years nor more than ten years confinement in the penitentiary upon conviction for the theft of motor vehicle, or upon conviction of receiving and stealing stolen motor vehicle...
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending LaGrange Independent School District in Fayette County (HB 28)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the appointment of certain officers..., of deputies or assistants in the performance of the duties of such officers, where such assistants or deputies are necessary for the efficiency of the public service...providing for the salary of the chief deputy and the other deputies or assistants... (SB 97)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing that any county, or any political subdivision or defined district, now or hereafter defined, or a county, may issue bonds for the purpose of constructing and maintaining concrete bridges, concrete culverts, concrete dips, and concrete spillways
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to the compensation to be paid the assessor of taxes for assessing taxes for State, county drainage districts, road districts, or other political subdivisions of the county
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, changing the amount of salary to be paid to the assistant district attorney of Tarrant County, and providing for the appointment of two additional assistants and prescribing their qualifications and salary (HB 20)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, changing the date of holding the District Court of the Twenty-ninth Judicial District of Texas (HB 23)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending and revising the metes and bounds of the Rucker Independent School District (HB 45)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Garwood Independent School District in Colorado County (HB 13)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending road system for Coryell county, so as to permit the county commissioners to pay the prevailing prices for work done upon the road (HB 42)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing any county, or political subdivision thereof, or any defined road district thereof, now established and defined, or that may hereafter be established and defined...
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and incorporating Archer City Independent School District in Archer County (HB 19)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Eighty-ninth Judicial District in Wichita County
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Ganado Independent School District in Jackson County (HB 14)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Loraine Independent School District in Mitchell and Nolan Counties (HB 22 and SB 8)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Sodville Independent School District in San Patricio County (HB 30)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Taft Common School District No. 12, San Patricio County (HB 41)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Throckmorton Independent School District in Throckmorton County (HB 10 and SB 15)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, defining pipe and gas lines engaged or to engage in the transportation, sale, purchase, use or distribution of natural gas...
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, enlarging the Moran Independent School District in Shackelford County (HB 15)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, exempting electric light and water companies from payment of occupation taxes in towns and cities of less than 1200 inhabitants (HB 17)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, incorporating the Texarkana Independent School District, authorizing the election of trustees, continuing the present trustees in office until the expiration of their term of office for which they have been elected under the existing law, which trustees shall be known as the Texarkana School Board (SB 9)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, increasing the limits of the Albany Independent School District of Shackelford County (HB 16)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, ratifying and confirming a sale made by the University of Texas on July 17, 1919, of the property known as Penn Field, in Travis County (SB 13)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, validating all common school districts in this State heretofore created (HB 18)
05/27/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, validating sales of public free school land sold on August 16, 1895 (SB 12)
05/21/1920 Submitting telegram from Dr. C.L. Marlatt, chairman of Federal Horticultural Board of the United States Department of Agriculture, relating to pink boll worm infestation
05/20/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, legislation on the pink boll worm situation (cotton), complying with requirements of Federal Horticultural Board, or substitute to meet the situation and protect and foster the cotton industry of the State; including correspondence from Federal Horticultural Board of the United States Department of Agriculture (HB 157, House Journal pp. 5-29)
05/20/1920 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, making provisions for maintaining the public schools and educational institutions of Texas during the next scholastic term (University of Texas, the College of Industrial Arts, the Agricultural and Mechanical College, and the six State Normal Colleges); presenting findings and recommendations of Governor's committee on public schools and the higher institutions of learning and adequate support
07/21/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the George County Line Common School District in Dallas and Ellis counties (SB 166)
07/21/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Oakland [sic: Oak Lawn] Independent School District, Tarrant County (SB 171)
07/19/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to the appointment of Board of Trustees and a Superintendent for the Confederate Home
07/19/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending the Polk County Road Law
07/18/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, allowing Tyler County to pay their commissioners $6.00 per day while they are expending the bonds for roads for which they have issued bonds
07/18/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating a county court at law of Eastland County (SB 165)
07/18/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, directing the Governor and the Attorney General to institute suit or suits as they may deem appropriate and necessary in the Supreme Court of the United States and such other courts as may be proper and against all necessary parties for the purpose of establishing and maintaining the rights of the State of Texas citizens of Texas, and those holding under the State of Texas and establishing the boundaries between the State of Texas and the State of Oklahoma
07/17/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Graford Independent School District in Palo Pinto County (SB 170)
07/16/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending road system for Brown County (SB 160)
07/16/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending the Delta County Road Law (SB 163)
07/15/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to issuance of bonds for the purpose of funding, refunding and compromising bonds which have already been issued, providing their issuance to bear a rate of interest not to exceed six per cent per annum
07/15/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating a more efficient road system for Hopkins County (HB 224)
07/15/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating a more efficient road system for Red River County (SB 161)
07/15/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, repealing all special road laws heretofore enacted for Burnet County, Texas; validating bond elections heretofore held... (SB 159)
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending road system for Rusk County (SB 151)
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, authorizing and empowering Kerr County...to issue bonds to any amount not exceeding one-fourth of the assessed valuation of the real property of such county...roads and turnpikes (SB 155)
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, authorizing the county treasurer of counties having a population in excess of one hundred thousand inhabitants to appoint an assistant where an assistant is necessary for the efficiency of the public service...
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, creating a Board of Examiners of Land Surveyors that shall serve without pay, prescribing their duties and the subjects in which applicants for land surveyor's license shall be examined (SB 157)
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Harrold Independent School District in Wilbarger County (HB 205)
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Hico Independent School District in Hamilton and Erath Counties
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Moody Independent School District in McLennan County (SB 153)
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the West Orange Independent School District in Orange County (HB 206)
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, granting to C.A. Heldenfels and F.W. Heldenfels all right, title, and interest of the State of Texas to certain land lying and being situated under the waters of the Aransas Bay and certain land formed by dredge spoil within the granted area...
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, increasing the limits of Mathis Independent School District of San Patricio County (HB 218)
07/14/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, requiring the tax assessor of each independent or common school district in the State in which a school tax has been voted, to prepare and deliver to the tax assessor of the county in which said district is located, the tax rolls for said district at a time not later than July 1, of each year...
07/12/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to the duties of tax collectors to prepare and mail notices and statements of delinquent taxes against lands to the record owners thereof (SB 147)
07/12/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to roads in certain counties so as to exempt the county of Jefferson...
07/12/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relieving railway corporations having charters granted or amended since the first of January, 1892, and which have failed or about to fail, to construct their roads and branches...
07/11/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, adding territory to the present Cushing Independent School District of Nacogdoches and Rusk Counties (HB 196)
07/11/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, adding to the Covington Independent School District in Hill County, a part of the Bois de Arc Common School District, No. 7...
07/11/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Cedar Bayou Independent School District, in the counties of Harris and Chambers (HB 101)
07/11/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, empowering the counties of the State of Texas to appropriate [sic] not to exceed Two Thousand Dollars per year for the Farmers' Co-operative Demonstration Work
07/11/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, authorizing Mrs. A.V. Gillett to inherit the property that belongs to Frank B. Gillett at the time of his death, and granting unto Mrs. A.V. Gillett title, right and possession of all property seized by Frank B. Gillett at the time of his death
07/11/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating a more efficient road system for Wichita County (SB 145)
07/11/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating an independent school district in Grimes County, to be known and designated as the 'Victory Independent School District'... (HB 202)
07/11/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, incorporating Blessing Independent School District, Matagorda County (SB 150)
07/11/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, restoring and conferring upon the county court of Carson County the civil and criminal jurisdiction belonging to said court under the Constitution and general statutes of Texas (HB 198)
07/10/1919 Relating to cornerstone of the first permanent State Capitol of Texas
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Harris County Road Law (HB 180)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing the ex-officio compensation that may be paid by the commissioners courts of the various counties of this State to the sheriffs thereof...
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, prescribing the places where road overseers shall place index boards (HB 185)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing Article 2815-c shall not be applicable in the case of any which votes to extend its city limits without affecting an adjacent School Districts or Districts, a portion or portions of which may be included within such limits as extended (SB 135)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Meridian Independent School District in Bosque County (HB 194)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, transferring Trinity County from Zone No. 2 to Zone No. 3 (Live Stock Sanitary Commission and cattle tick eradication)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending and revising the metes and bounds of the Nixon Independent School District (HB 193)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating an independent school district to be known as 'Texline Independent School District' (HB 179)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating Common School District No. 20, Walker County (SB 138)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Quitman Independent School District in Wood County (SB 106)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, defining profiteering...
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, emergency appropriations as may be needed by the various departments of the State Government and State Institutions for the remainder of the fiscal years ending August 31, 1919 (SB 57)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, granting to Brazos County a more efficient and better road law (SB 139)
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, making it the duty of every oil pipeline company or concern or individual doing a pipeline business in the State of Texas to make to the Comptroller of the State and to the Railroad Commission of this State written reports...
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the construction of a road and highway in and through the San Jacinto State Park, and to provide for the use of convict labor...
07/10/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the payment of Texas soldiers and sailors who enlisted in the defense of the State in the war between the United States and the German empire...
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the appointment of a guardian of a person of unsound mind or an habitual drunkard...
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Act to establish a branch of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas at Stephenville, Texas, to be known as the John Tarleton Agricultural College
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Act relating to the pay of jail guards, and defining the number of hours constituting a day
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, exempting from taxation institutions of purely personal charity and their real, personal and mixed estate, including buildings, grounds, moneys, securities, lands, credits, endowments and all assets, the rents, income proceeds and increase thereof...
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, authorizing the Attorney General of the State and the Board of Water Engineers in institute whatever legal proceedings necessary to protect Texas interests along the Pecos River in western Texas...
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, declaring all cotton gins to be public service institutions and requiring all owners and lessees thereof to obtain license and execute bond before operating same...
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, diminishing the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the county court of Menard County (SB 124)
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, empowering the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas to purchase additional lands...
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the appointment of official stenographer for grand juries of Dallas and Bexar Counties by the judges of the district courts presiding over same...
07/09/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the Live Stock Sanitary Commission of Texas or its authorized representatives to sell the hides of any predatory animals... (SB 126)
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, prohibiting the issuance of certificates of party nominations of ineligible candidates, and to prohibit the placing of name of any ineligible candidate upon the ballot for any general or special election (SB 119)
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Library and Historical Commission (SB 86)
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending special road system for Milam County (HB 169)
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, removing the Superintendent of Public Instruction from the Industrial Welfare Commission
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to license fees charged against owners of motor vehicles
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Rural School Appropriation
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Act to provide whole family protection for members of fraternal benefit societies
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that Sections 26, 27, 30 and 36, of Article 7355 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, shall not apply to cities and towns of a population of less than 2500 people
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Academy Consolidated Independent School District out of the following Independent School Districts in Bell County... (SB 120)
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Lillie Independent School District in Collingsworth County (HB 157)
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, prohibiting the hauling or transportation of nitro-glycerin over, across or upon any street, alley, or highway of any city, town, or village...
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, releasing soldiers, sailors and marines from any and all penalties, costs and charges which may be assessed against them by reason of non-payment of any taxes, general or special, due upon any property, personal, real or mixed, belonging to them during their term of service in the war between the Imperial German Government and the United States... (HB 167)
07/08/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, requiring the owner or agent or lessee of any land or any present interest therein, on which any streams [sic] is located, in whole or in part, which overflows its banks and floods the lands of other persons under cultivation, to keep the timber, underbrush and drifts cleared out of the channels and off the shoals of such creek...
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending public weigher's fees
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending hospital for the negro insane at Rusk, Texas
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Chapter 49, Acts of the 14th Legislature, acquisition of Travis County courthouse and jail in front of the new Land Office building and opposite the park in front of the Governor's Mansion
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that sand, gravel and marl taken from raising the grade on Galveston Island and for the reconstruction and repair of Galveston Causeway shall be exempt..., ratifying and validating the permits issued by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission for sand for said Causeway...
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing aid for rural schools (HB 153)
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Act to provide for the protection of fish and oysters within tide water limits along the Gulf Coast of this State (SB 114)
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Act to preserve, propagate, distribute, and protect wide game, wild birds, wild fowl of the State (SB 92)
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending the Constitution to provide for State-wide prohibition
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Board of Control
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating a more efficient road law for Blanco County (HB 158)
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating and incorporating Perrin County Line Independent School District in Jack County (HB 150)
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the office of Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner (SB 107)
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, establishing and creating the Ganado Independent School District in Jackson County (HB 147)
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, increasing the salary of the Official Court Reporter for the 76th Judicial District of Texas...
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, increasing the salary of the Official Court Reporter for the Sixth Judicial District...
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, negotiating the sale and delivery to the United States Government of all property owned and used by the State of Texas for quarantine purposes along the Gulf of Mexico and along the Mexico border, on the Rio Grande river
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the consolidation of Common School Districts one with another, and for the consolidation of Common School Districts with Independent School Districts... (HB 148)
07/07/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the creation of a Commission on Uniform State Laws
07/05/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending the maximum amount of fees to be retained by district and county officers
07/05/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to the issuance of bonds by counties for the purpose of purchasing or taking over improved roads already constructed in any road district or districts therein and the further construction of macadamized, graveled and paved roads and turnpikes throughout the county
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Article 1121 relating to private corporations (SB 97)
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that the Board of Pharmacy shall be entitled to charge and collect fees (SB 91)
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, fixing the compensation of county commissioners in counties having a population of more than 100,000, and in counties having less than 29,000 population
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that, whenever practicable, counties hitherto served by ex officio county superintendents, shall be combined into convenient groups with other counties, each group to be served by one school superintendent...
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, changing time of meeting of the State Text Book Commission and providing that the State shall make uniform adoptions of additional high school text books
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating a county highway board for Rains County (HB 127)
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the London Independent School District, known as Common School District No. 2, in Nueces County (HB 134)
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Rusk Independent School District in Cherokee County (HB 135)
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, exempting Newton, San Augustine, Jasper, Angelina and Sabine counties from tick eradication until January 1, 1922
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, fixing a uniform date on which county and precinct officers shall qualify and take over the duties of their respective offices, following their election
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, incorporating the Rucker Independent School District in Comanche County (HB 136)
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the redemption by the owner, of land or lots heretofore sold, or that may be hereafter sold to the State, city or town for taxes
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, punishing the making of or use of materially false statements in writing respecting financial conditions for the purpose of obtaining money, property or credit...
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, requiring all persons who are employed in the public free schools of the State to pledge in writing and upon oath their allegiance to the United States and to the State of Texas
07/03/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, validating all common school districts in the State heretofore created
07/02/1919 Relating to state acceptance of a life-sized portrait of Brigadier General U.G. McAlexander, leader of the 180th Brigade, composed of the 345th Machine Gun Battlion, 359th and 360th Infrantry Regiments, knows as the All Texas Brigade of the 90th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces, stating it is "proper and right that the State accept this portrait of the deeds of valor these boys, who did so much for the cause of Democracy in the war just brought to a conclusion"
07/02/1919 Relating to drought relief, report of drought relief fund committee, and letters from county judges
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, increasing the civil jurisdiction of the county court of Scurry County (HB 117)
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Van Independent School District in Van Zandt County (HB 114)
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, planting pecan and other trees along the public roads, and about the premises of all State public institutions and public school grounds, and to provide for the preparation of pecan nuts for such planting
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for an election by the qualified voters in a town or village incorporated for free school purposes only, under the general law for the purpose of authorizing an incorporated for free school purposes only
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending salaries of public school teachers
07/02/1919 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, compelling compliance with and specific performance of the original lease contract and option to buy the Blue Ridge Farm; parole laws of Texas; management of prison system
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, making it unnecessary to publish or post the delinquent tax rolls of the various counties of the State of Texas in order to bring suit for the collection of delinquent taxes due state and County
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, authorizing the Governor to employ counsel to file escheat proceedings
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for registration and statistical reports of teachers, superintendents, principals and other school officers... (SB 86)
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that, under emergency conditions transfers of the State school apportionment of a child of school age may be made from any county of the State to any other county of the State... (SB 85)
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, requiring the clerk of the court of civil appeals to collect and pay into the Treasury of the State of Texas, all cost and fees...
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to deposits of life insurance companies organized under the laws of this State of securities to the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking of the State of Texas...
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing certain manner of marking bales of cotton ginned by each and every ginner...
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Cedar Bayou Independent School District (HB 101)
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, raising the age limit of compulsory attendance to fifteen years...
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, reciting powers and penalties of the Kyle Independent School District and changing the number of school trustees from three to seven (HB 92)
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating a more efficient road system for Kaufman County (HB 107)
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Calhoun Independent School District in Colorado County
07/02/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Gulf Independent School District in Matagorda County
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Follette Independent School District of Lipscomb County (HB 112)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending criminal district court for Bowie County (HB 97)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Act to incorporate the City of Texarkana, Texas, as a city of the first class... (SB 68)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that the dissolution of a corporation shall not operate to abate any pending suit and so as to provide that suit may be maintained against the corporation...
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, limiting the time in which a person under 21 years of age, or in the military or naval service of the United States, in time of war, or of unsound mind, or imprisoned, may institute suit for recovery of real estate...
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that any Text Book Contractor shall make a bond of $20,000 for each text-book adopted, and $3,000 for each supplementary text-book (SB 61)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to the compensation to be paid the assessor of taxes for assessing taxes for the State, County, drainage districts, road districts, or other political subdivisions of the county (SB 66)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to the issuance of funding bonds by counties; providing for the rate of interest such bonds may bear; the maturity of same
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that the returns of election for preventing hogs and certain other animals from running at large shall be tabulated and counted in the same manner as provided for all general elections in the State of Texas... (HB 84)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to county libraries (SB 80)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Garwood Independent School District in Colorado County
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending submission of Special Issues in the Trial of Civil Cases
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, regulating the sale of cocaine and other drugs (HB 96)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Hamlin Independent School District in Jones County (HB 106)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to the prorating of the appropriations providing that women now widows, who were the wives of Confederate soldiers and sailors and who after the death of such soldiers or sailors have remarried, may be eligible to the grant of the pension...
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, changing the name of the 44th judicial district court of Texas to "The Dallas County District Court of Domestic Relations"...
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating and establishing a court for the trial of criminal causes and offenses of a criminal nature arising within the City of Port Arthur, Texas and to prescribe its organization, jurisdiction and procedure of other, to conform with the jurisdiction and procedure of other courts thereto (HB 103)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Bermond [sic: Bremond] Independent School District of Robertson County (HB 151)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating Warran [sic: Warren] Independent School District in Tyler County (HB 105)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, defining live stock commission merchants...
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, diminishing the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the county court of Tyler County...
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, establishing Common School District No. 45, in Freestone County (SB 63)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, exempting Uvalde County from hide inspection law (HB 77)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, leasing islands, salt water lakes, bays, inlets, reefs and marshes, owned by the State within tide water limits, and that portion of the Gulf of Mexico within the jurisdiction of the State of Texas, for the production of oil and natural gas... (SB 56)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, prohibiting the teaching of the German Language in any school in Texas
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing an adequate method of regulating the practice of civil engineering and surveying in the State
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for a service medal for the soldiers, sailors, marines and others who were part of the armed forces of the United States or of Texas during the years 1917 and 1918
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, regulating the sale of and defining agricultural and garden seeds and mixed seeds (HB 102)
07/01/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending road law for Dallas County (SB 146)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Ferris Independent School District in Ellis County (HB 54)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating and establishing Phenix Independent School District in Kaufman County (HB 49)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating and incorporating the Desoto Independent School District in Dallas County (HB 57)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that the Commissioners' Court in each county fix the amount to be collected by road overseers from road hands in lieu of service
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for extension of term of Commission of Appeals of the State of Texas (SB 52)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, authorizing and directing the Secretary of State to exchange court reports, Session acts, and other publications of the State for like publications of other States, and of the United States and of foreign countries, for the benefit of the Law Library of the University of Texas (SB 47)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, establishing a State Home for Neglected and Dependent Children, so as to provide that the Lieutenant Governor, instead of the Governor shall be a member of the Board to select a site for said institution (SB 49)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, fixing the salaries of probation officers in this State (SB 48)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating a more efficient road system for Falls County (HB 88)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, granting to the city of Rockport, Texas, all right, title and interest of the State of Texas, to certain land lying and being situated under the waters of Aransas Bay (SB 58)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, exempting Colorado County from the provisions of Chapter 60, General Laws, 35th R.S., 1917, and to postpone the eradication of ticks in said county until January 1, 1922 (SB 59)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, placing all employment in the service of the State upon a basis of competency and individual merit
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, authorizing the sale of certain lands and flats in and under the waters of Matagorda Bay, belonging to the State of Texas, adjacent and contiguous to the William Simpson League, in Matagorda County (SB 76)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, adding to and making a part of the Raymondville Independent School District of Cameron County, certain lands and territory adjoining thereto situated in Cameron County (HB 60)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, adding to and making a part of the Rio Hondo Independent School District of Cameron County, certain lands and territory situated in Cameron County (HB 61)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, fixing the maximum fees that may be retained by the county judge, sheriff, clerk of the county court, county attorney, clerk of the district court, collector of taxes, justice of the peace and constable... (SB 60)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Juvenile Board for certain counties in this State
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, making it the duty of commissioners courts to provide suitable places in the court house for holding of the justice court in precincts containing twenty-five thousand inhabitants or more, located at the county seat
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Wilmer Independent School District, Dallas County (HB 65)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Eighty-eighth judicial district
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Act pertaining to prospecting for and development of minerals in the Public Free School Lands, University Asylum, and other public lands and waters
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending La Porte Independent School District (HB 67)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending the Rockwall County road laws (HB 59)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that in all capital cases the county or district attorney prosecuting same, may file a waver [sic: waiver] of the death penalty, and the court may in his discretion refuse a special venire, when said waiver is filed
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, appointing a joint committee to confer with the Honorable Board of Prison Commissioners and the Honorable Board of Pardon Advisers and the Governor about betterment of the prison system, abuses in administration of the parole law, commercialization of prison labor
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, authorizing corporations incorporated to guarantee land titles and indemnify the holders thereof against loss by reason of defects in title
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Board of Public Printing... (HB 78)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Los Indios Independent School District in Cameron County (HB 130)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Lovelady School District in Houston County (HB 66)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, defining and regulating the practice of veterinary medicines, surgery, dentistry, creating a Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for the examining and licensing of veterinary physicians and surgeons, dentists, and prescribing their powers, duties and qualifications (SB 83)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, defining junk dealers; to require such dealers, to keep a record of junk transactions; to forbid the purchase of certain articles by such dealers from minors; to prescribe penalties...
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, establishing a State Athletic Commission regulating the art of boxing and sparring exhibitions or performances in the State of Texas
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, fixing the time of holding the courts in the Sixty-fourth Judicial District of Texas, and to validate all process, bonds and recognizances heretofore taken in the courts of said district and all judgments therein rendered, or to be rendered, and repealing all laws in conflict herewith (HB 64)
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, making an appropriation of $185,000 to reimburse the Board of Regents of the University of Texas for expenditures made at Camp Mabry, Texas and remaining on hand unpaid at the close of the war
06/30/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the construction of a road and highway in and through the San Jacinto State Park, and to provide for the use of convict labor...
06/28/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, placing all employment in the service of the State upon a basis of competency and individual merit
06/28/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, inviting attention to HCR 3, directing heads of various departments of State government to re-employ all soldiers holding honorable discharges, submitting replies from respective departments
06/28/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, authorizing State Prison Commission to acquire the necessary forms of property and essential equipment for the manufacture and production of road building material, and utilizing State prison labor
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, defining boundaries of Woodrow Common School District No. 21 in Lubbock County (HB 48)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Crosby Independent School District in Harris County (HB 68)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Three P Independent School District in Fannin County (SB 37)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, compensation of official shorthand reporters
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, requiring those engaged in the business of a wholesale or retail dealer of pistols or in the business of leasing or renting pistols to make quarterly reports to the Comptroller
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, preventing persons who have given a mortgage on personal property for the purchase of said property, if such mortgage lien has been recorded, from removing or allowing same to be removed...
06/27/1919 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, requiring owners and operators of oil and gas wells to report to the Railroad Commission of Texas the amount of oil and gas produced and disposed of (SB 36), and increasing salaries of Railroad Commissioners to $6000 per year
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, granting to Fannin County more efficient road law (SB 31)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to public warehouses and public warehousemen (HB 63)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, repealing House Bill No. 631, Chapter 94, Special Laws, 36th R.S. (Bon Weir Independent School District, HB 30, 36th 2nd C.S.)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating Gallatin Independent School District in Cherokee County (HB 22)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Pflugerville Independent School District in Travis and Williamson Counties (HB 51)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to inspection of hides and animals, by striking therefrom the word 'Bailey,' etc. (HB 23)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, relating to the proceedings for the removal of county seat (SB 21)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Bloomington independent school district in Victoria County (HB 144)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, emergency appropriation for the General Land Office for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1919 (clerical assistance, SB 6)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, enlarging the Zephyr Independent School District in Brown County
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, establishing school district No. 6, in San Patricio County (HB 24)
06/27/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, granting cities and towns power to re-assess the cost of street and side-walk improvements where prior assessment is erroneous or declared void (SB 13)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating and incorporating the Gomez Independent School District in Terry County (HB 19)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing that commissioners court of a county not having a sufficient number of licensed veterinarians, may appoint and designate a person or persons resident of said county to administer hog cholera virus without first securing a permit for the use of same from the Live Stock Sanitary Commission of Texas
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Section 1 of the special act entitled, 'An Act enlarging and giving boundaries of Independent School District No. 1, Sterling County, for school purposes' (HB 32 and SB 62)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, adding to and making a part of the Irene Independent School District in Hill and Navarro Counties
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing the method of remitting State funds to State depositories and the State Treasury (SB 9)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Pharr-San Juan Independent School District
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending Edinburg Independent School District in Hidalgo County (SB 15)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending House Bill No. 500, 36th Legislature, to create a more effective road system for Hill County (HB 17)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending special road law for Lamar County (HB 16)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amending special road laws for Smith County (HB 31)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating and incorporating the Tokio Independent School District in Terry County (HB 18)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the China Independent School District in Jefferson County (HB 176)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Leesland Independent School District in Cameron County
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Rangerville Independent School District in Cameron County (HB 10)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Santa Maria Independent School District in Cameron County (HB 11)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating, establishing, and incorporating Hidalgo Common School District No. 15, in Hidalgo County (SB 14)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, fixing the compensation for the official shorthand reporter in the third judicial district of Texas
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, giving to the owner of any real estate or interest therein sold under execution, order of sale, deed of trust, mortgage or other contract lien...
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, levying a state ad valorem tax for school purposes (appropriations and State Board of Education amounts for school textbooks, HB 183)
06/26/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the conservation of natural resources of the State, popularly known as the conservation and reclamation amendment; amending and perfecting the irrigation laws of Texas
06/25/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Enloe Independent School District in Delta County, including the present existing Enloe Independent School District (SB 20)
06/25/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, creating the Forney Independent School District in Kaufman County (HB 9)
06/25/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, establishing and creating a Criminal Judicial District of Tarrant County (HB 29)
06/25/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for a Board of Permanent Road Commissioners for Titus County, its powers and duties (HB 13)
06/25/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, providing for the sale, development and patenting of mineral deposits, placers, veins, lodes or any rock or aqueous solutions carrying metallic or non-metallic substances of value excepting oil, natural gas, coal and lignite (SB 11)
06/25/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, repealing special road law for Camp County (HB 7)
06/25/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, validating all sales of public free school land made on October 22, 1903 in quantities not exceeding forty acres, and same having been fully paid for (SB 10)
06/24/1919 Submitting itemized list of applications for deficiencies in appropriations authorized by the Governor for the fiscal year 1919, in accordance with Article 4342 of the Revised Civil Statutes, 1911
06/24/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, granting cities and towns power to reassess the cost of street and sidewalk improvements where prior assessment is erroneous or declared void (SB 13)
06/24/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, supplementing the Act creating the Livestock Sanitary Commission for the State of Texas, known as the Eradication of Cattle Ticks Law, so Kinney, Uvalde, and Medina County shall be placed in Zone No. 3 instead of Zone No. 2 (SB 12)
06/23/1919 Relating to appropriations for the maintenance and support of state government and public service for fiscal years from August 31, 1919, to September 1, 1921; urging support and maintenance of the state's educational institutions; submitting statements of appropriations made by the Legislature for the Executive Department and the Mansion for the fiscal years ending August 31, 1918, to and including June 17, 1919 (House and Senate Journal versions)
06/23/1919 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, establishing and fixing the salaries of all officers, superintendents and employes of the State government and State institutions of the State of Texas
05/06/1919 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 1st Called Session, the subject of the Board of Control...
05/05/1919 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 1st Called Session, permit the discharged soldiers to vote without payment of the poll tax; prevent the slacker or imposter who has not paid a poll tax from representing himself as a soldier and voting; bring about a uniform system in each and every county in Texas under which discharged soldiers may vote
05/05/1919 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 36th Legislature, 1st Called Session, the subject of exercising the prison system's option to purchase what is known as the Blue Ridge farm...
03/14/1919 Returning HB 278 to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 41
03/11/1919 Relating to investigation of the State Orphan Home at Corsicana; Exhibit A, Minutes of Special Executive Meeting of the Board of Managers of the State Orphan Home, March 8, 1919, and resolution; Exhibit B, Letter from Board of Managers to Governor William P. Hobby, March 8, 1919
03/11/1919 Returning HB 531, a proposed special road law for Limestone County, to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 40
03/10/1919 Relating to earnings of the penitentiary system
03/10/1919 Relating to sale of the Rusk penitentiary, known as the State's Iron Industry (including correspondence of L.P. Featherstone and Board of Prison Commissioners; carrying out provisions of HCR 22, 35th R.S. and relating to Governor's earlier message of March 4, 1918, to 35th 4th C.S.)
02/28/1919 Recommending that the Legislature make provision for monument to honor the memory of Sam Houston
02/25/1919 Relating to state prison system, including number of convicts, lease contracts, and state farms; Exhibit A, Assets and liabilities, December 31, 1918
02/14/1919 Recommending legislation for the permanent development of the University of Texas, Agricultural and Mechanical College, College of Industrial Arts, and normal schools of Texas, higher education endowments
02/04/1919 Relating to pink boll worm (cotton)
01/22/1919 Recommending certain legislation as Legislature assembles in a "new era" after the war, including fair and equitable taxation upon newly discovered wealth in Texas; school finance, aid to rural schools, and consolidation of school districts; constitutional amendment for permanent development, support, and maintenance of the University of Texas, Agricultural and Mechanical College, College of Industrial Arts, and State Normal Schools; constitutional amendment to assist home ownership and agricultural development; permanent relief of judicial department and "evils growing out of our judicial system" (reform/merger of Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals); primary and general election money and amendments to election laws; housing conditions among tenants and renters in Texas; mob violence and lynching; relief of drought stricken areas; libel law; labor conditions; tax system and creation of State Board of Equalization; and fair and just tax on oil and oil products, minerals, gas, electric lights, water works . . . (gross receipts tax).
01/17/1919 Submitting itemized list of applications for deficiencies in appropriations authorized by the Governor the years 1917 and 1918, in accordance with Article 4342 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas
01/15/1919 Urging adoption of equal suffrage Constitutional amendment, providing qualifications for male and female voters (SJR 7)
01/14/1919 Greetings upon assembling of Legislature
01/14/1919 Urging Legislature to adopt joint resolution prohibiting manufacture, sale, barter, or exchange in the State of Texas of spirituous, vinous, or malt liquors or medicated bitters capable of producing intoxication . . . (Prohibition of alcoholic beverages, HJR 1)
03/25/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing appropriation for establishing and conduct a camp of instruction for the reserve officers' corps of the University of Texas.
03/25/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making supplementary appropriation for Live Stock Sanitary Commission, to be expended during the two fiscal years ending August 31, 1919
03/25/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making appropriation to return tax erroneously paid by J.A. Beal, and to appropriate sum of $20 to pay T.M. Wall for veterinary service
03/23/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, regulating the taxing of all money and securities deposited with the State Treasurer... (SB 114)
03/23/1918 Relating to sale of the State's Iron Industry (Rusk Pentientiary), authorized by HCR, 35th S.S., approved April 4, 1917, submitting Attorney General Opinion and recommending the Legislature approve the sale
03/22/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, establishing and creating at Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, a city of over five thousand inhabitants, a court to be known as the "Municipal Court of Port Arthur," and to prescribe its organization, jurisdiction and procedure, and to conform the jurisdiction and procedure of other courts thereto
03/22/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing an increased appropriation for the Southwestern Insane Asylum (including letter to the Governor from Superintendent, March 16, 1918)
03/22/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing that Chapter 133, page 336 of the General Laws of the Regular Session of the 35th Legislature (barratry) shall not apply to any person, corporation or collection of persons or partnership who pursue the business of collecting accounts...
03/22/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, repealing Chapter 23, 35th Legislature, 3rd C.S., and increasing appropriation of $400,000 to $750,000 for maintenance and support of military forces and Adjutant General's department
03/21/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending the Amarillo Independent School District law (SB 109)
03/21/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making it the duty of the Secretary of State to examine and consider applications for refund for permit fee and franchise taxes paid by foreign corporations, under protest, against constitutionality of the Permit Fee and Franchise Tax Acts of the State of Texas recently held void by the Supreme Court of the United States (including letter from First Assistant Attorney General, March 20, 1918)
03/21/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, regulating the sale, distribution and handling of explosives in the State of Texas
03/21/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, permitting corporations to buy, sell, own, lease from or to others street cleaning machines
03/20/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending road system for Scurry County (SB 105)
03/20/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, permitting the Board of Prison Commissioners to pay any notes which have been executed by or under their authority which the records of the Board of Prison Commissioners show to be just, due and unpaid
03/20/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making appropriations for deficiencies in appropriations heretofore made for the support of the State Government for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1917, to cover duly authorized deficiency claims registered in the office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas
03/20/1918 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, establishing Common School District No. 15, in Lubbock County (HB 174); readjusting the common school districts and county line common school districts in Lubbock County, against which outstanding bond issues are now in force (HB 175); changing the boundaries of Lubbock Independent School District and Canyon Independent School District No. 11, and New Hope Common School District No. 20 in Lubbock County (HB 176); changing the boundaries of Abernathy Independent School District, situated in Hale and Lubbock Counties (HB 173); and changing the boundaries of Common School Districts Nos. 3 and 4 and Slaton Independent School District in Lubbock County (HB 177)
03/20/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, prohibiting any person other than the lawful owner or owners to use, traffic in, purchase, sell, convert, mutilate or destroy, or to refuse to return to such owner any milk cans, milk bottles, milk jars, butter boxes, ice cream cans or ice cream tubs branded or stamped by, or bearing the private mark of such owner (SB 106)
03/19/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, enlarging and establishing the Jarrell Independent School District, Williamson County (SB 102)
03/19/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, increasing appropriation for the Department of Education (including letter to the Governor from W.F. Doughty, State Superintendent, and Statement of the Present Indebtedness of the State Department of Education, March 16, 1918, letter from printer E.L. Steck, and estimate from Von Boeckmann-Jones Company)
03/19/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, consideration of claims presented against the State of Texas
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, increasing the maximum sum which may be paid to any such district judge or district attorney in any one year from the sum of two hundred ($200) dollars, to four hundred ($400) dollars
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, repealing certain appropriations made for the maintenance of the State Pension Department
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, validating charters or acts of incorporation adopted by cities...according to the 1910 United States census having a population of less than five thousand inhabitants, but which had at the time of the adoption of said charter or act of incorporation a population excess of five thousand (HB 162)
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Henderson County road law (HB 166)
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing for the redemption, by the owner, of lands and lots heretofore sold, or that may be hereafter sold, to the State, city or town for taxes (HB 165)
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, regulating the management and control of the penitentiary system and regulating the fixing of salaries of the penitentiary guards (HB 161)
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Venus Independent School District, in Johnson County
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to the registration of nurses
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, revising the metes and bounds of Milano Independent School District and excluding certain territory (HB 170)
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to the selection of grand jurors in counties where there are more than one district court
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to the compensation of deputy county officers
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending the law relating to the system of filing on minerals in public lands and employment of an inspector to protect the interests of the State
03/18/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending law enacted by the 35th Legislature to prevent the introduction into the State of Texas of the cotton pest, defined as the Pectinophera gossypiella Saund., referred to as the pink boll worm (including letter to the Governor from Commissioner of Agriculture, March 18, 1918)
03/16/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing a permanent record of all marriages and divorces in the State of Texas; prescribing a fee to be paid upon the issuance of the marriage licenses for the maintenance of the Bureau of Vital Statistics
03/16/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, considering claim presented by Mrs. J. D. Skelton for the payment of amount due her father, Col. Wm. Fitzhugh, for mules and supplies furnished the State Rangers Service of the State of Texas, in 1860, which sum amounts to $7,471.00
03/16/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, granting permission to A. E. Masterson to bring suit against the State of Texas in the district court of Brazoria County, Texas, for rents claimed to be due the said A. E. Masterson, which lands were cultivated during the year 1917 by the Board of Prison Commissioners (SB 97)
03/15/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing an adequate law regulating the compensation to be paid to members of the commissioners courts of Texas and validating previous acts of the Legislature contained in road laws which have prescribed salaries
03/15/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, revising metes and bounds of Nixon Independent School District (HB 155)
03/15/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Supreme Judicial Districts of Texas
03/15/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, declaring that casualty insurance companies...shall hereafter have authority to write marine insurance in which may be included the hazards and perils incident to war (SB 95)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing that forfeiture by the Commissioner of the General Land Office of public free school land for the failure to pay the interest due on purchases for the years 1916, 1917, and 1918 be held in abeyance until August, 1919
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, validating sales of school land on condition of settlement in cases where purchasers have been or may be drafted into the service of the Federal Government (SB 80)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, giving to the owner of any real estate or interest therein sold under execution, order or sale, deed of trust, mortgage or other contract lien the right to redeem
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, regulating the conducting of fish hatcheries and the propagation of fish in this State (HB 141)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing an increased appropriation for the State Epileptic Colony for the current biennium (including letters to the Governor from T.B. Bass, Superintendent, State Epileptic Colony, March 9, 1918)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, fixing the time for holding court in the Twenty-seventh Judicial District of Texas (SB 72)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, allowing any owner, lessee or person in lawful possession of enclosed lands certain fees for impounding hogs
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, repealing Article 7380 of Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas of 1911..., providing a tax on the sale of pistols
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing that trains shall be regulated and notice shall be given of the time of trains, their places of stopping for freight and passengers (SB 85)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing an additional appropriation to cover a prospective deficiency for the maintenance of the State Juvenile Training School (SB 99, including letter to the Governor from the Superintendent and Board of Trustees, March 12, 1918)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating an independent school district, to be known as Winnie Independent School District, comprising parts of Chambers and Jefferson Counties (SB 86)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the investment of the sinking funds of counties, cities, towns, school districts or school communities in United States bonds, war saving certificates, certificates of indebtedness issued by the United States Government and in State, city or town bonds (SB 89)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing a more efficient road law for Chambers County (HB 148)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing persons, associations of persons, corporations, and districts to conserve the fresh waters of streams for irrigation against pollution by salt sea tides (HB 149)
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating an independent school district in Gatesville, Coryell County
03/14/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the commissioners courts of the several counties in the State of Texas to permit the owners of lands not situated in incorporated towns or villages, where the same have been subdivided into lots and blocks, or similar subdivisions, to cancel or annul such subdivisions by declaration to that effect, in writing, to be recorded in the deed records of such counties
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making it a felony punishable by confinement in the penitentiary to steal any domesticated animal, bird or fowl
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing an appropriation to cover a prospective deficiency in the maintenance fund of the Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner (including letter to the Governor from the Game, Fish, and Oyster Commissioner)
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the commissioners court of Bell County to fund an issue of road warrants with an issue of road improvements bonds and thereby relieve the road and bridge fund of the warrant debt (HB 133)
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing an increased appropriation to cover a prospective deficiency for clothing, for the Texas Confederate Home
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing an increased appropriation for dry goods and clothing for the State Lunatic Asylum for the years ending August 31, 1918, and August 31, 1919
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing an appropriation sufficient to repair or replace the boilers now used in the power house of the State Lunatic Asylum
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to occupation tax on amusement parks operated for profit
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the acknowledgments of written instruments and the taking of depositions of witnesses in the military service of the United States by officers authorized under the military laws of the United States to administer oaths
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to forcible entry and detainer and to the issuance of citation and the service thereof and the giving of bond by plaintiffs (HB 130)
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas to employ not less than three lecturers from among the registered nurses of the State to visit the different high schools, colleges and universities of the State, those supported by public as well as private funds, to arouse a greater interest among young women in the profession of nursing (SB 61)
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making additional appropriations for the support and maintenance of the State Orphan Home for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1918, and for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1919 (SB 77)
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making an appropriation of funds in the Treasury to be used for the purpose of reimbursing the owner or owners for the value of any cotton or cotton products infested with the pink boll worm
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making it a penal offense for any person to cause, encourage or contribute to the delinquency of any minor under the age of seventeen years (SB 63)
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating an Independent School District, to be known as the Powell Independent School District in Goliad County
03/13/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending an act to reorganize the Twenty-seventh and Thirty-fifth Judicial Districts of the State of Texas (HB 72)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing for standard "grades and packs" of other fruits and vegetables, prohibiting common carriers from receiving fruits or vegetables for shipment or transporting the same (HB 115)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, prescribing uniform weights and containers for both flour and meal, also prescribing standard weights per bushel for cured sweet potatoes, onions, Spanish peanuts, Virginia runner or bunch peanuts, and jumbo peanuts
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, granting the State Superintendent of Public Instruction authority to extend teachers' certificates (HB 120)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to appeals from the corporation courts and adding thereto Article 921 providing that in cities of ninety thousand population or over incorporated under special charters and situated in counties containing one hundred and twenty-five thousand population or over for appeals from the corporation courts to the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating the Mauriceville Independent School District in Orange County (HB 118)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Article 921 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas adopted at the Regular Session of the 32nd Legislature in 1911
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Special Road Law for Smith County (SB 54)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, validating the sale of certain public domain made by the State on February 21, 1907 (HB 119)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending the election laws of Texas
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to the qualifications of drainage district commissioners and their qualifications, compensation, terms of office, providing for their election instead of appointment upon petition of voters and providing the duties of such officers (SB 67)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to delinquent children so as to include and further prescribe the procedure in cases of boys and girls, fixing penalties (HB 98)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to the appointment of a Tax Assessor and Collector of Water Improvement Districts (SB 66)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, fixing the salary of the Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, and equalizing the salaries of watchmen employed, and providing adequate appropriation for the work under the direction of the Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds (SB 84)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the payment of certain notes of the Board of Prison Commissioners in favor of the E. L. Wilson Hardware Company of Beaumont, said notes being as follows: September 4, 1914...$205.57; September 4, 1914...$327.78; September 4, 1914...$166.61; July 1, 1914...$326.99
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, permitting John H. Elliott to sue the State of Texas for personal injuries alleged to have been received while an employe of the Texas State Railroad (SB 58)
03/12/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, requiring teachers in the public free schools to conduct school work in the English language exclusively, preventing the adoption of text for elementary grades not printed in English, defining the grades in which a foreign language may be taught, and fixing penalties (HB 128)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, establishing and creating within the city of Dallas, Texas, a court to be styled and known as the "Corporation Court of the City of Dallas"
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, requiring applicants for license to practice law...to produce the proof of the existence of the same or similar statute in the State from which the applicant immigrates (SB 45)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Article 5700 of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, so as to make same apply to all suits based on fraud
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, enactment of a law for the protection of the health, safety and comfort of employes in factories, mills, workshops, mercantile establishments, laundries or other establishments where women are employed
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, consideration of joint report of the Central Investigating Committee appointed by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 35th Legislature, under the headings of "Legislative Department," "Governor"s Office," "Lieutenant Governor"s Office," "Secretary of State"s Office," "Comptroller"s Department," "Treasury Department," "Land Office," "Attorney General"s Department," "Assistant Attorney General," "The Judiciary," "Trial Courts," "Eleemosynary Institutions," and "State Purchasing Agent"
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the board of Prison Commissioners to transfer to the general fund of the State an amount equal to that paid out since November 1, 1917, on account against the Prison Commissioners for which appropriations were made by the 35th Legislature at the Regular Session and First Session; authorizing the Board of Prison Commissioners to pay out of the funds of the prison system the second installment of these claims due and payable November 1, 1918
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making appropriation for the maintenance of the State Council of Defense and the payment of the secretary thereof and his assistants, traveling expenses and other necessary expenses to be incurred by the State Council of Defense including clerk hire (SB 43)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending State Council of Defense (SB 44)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing such appropriation as may be necessary to enable the State to make refund for canceled liquor licenses
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending El Paso County Court at Law (SB 41)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, consideration of additional appropriation for the support and maintenance of the Texas Deaf and Dumb and Blind Institute (including letter to the Governor from Texas Deaf and Dumb and Blind Institute for Colored Youths, March 8, 1918)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, enabling county and State health officials to more adequately deal with the control of venereal diseases (SB 48, including letter to the Governor from representatives of Surgeon General Gorgas and the War Department Commission, March 9, 1918)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making appropriation for deficiency in appropriations heretofore made to pay salary of Hon. W. D. Howe as special judge of the Thirty-fourth Judicial District Court in El Paso County, Texas, in the sum of one hundred fourteen dollars ninety-four cents ($114.94)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending road system for Bowie County
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing for the creation of corporations to prevent the pollution of streams, and to that end empowering such corporations to gather, impound and store water containing salt or other substances produced in the drilling or operation of oil well or other wells (SB 46)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending San Patricio County Road Law, authorizing said county or any political subdivision or defined district thereof to issue bonds not exceeding forty years from date of issuance (HB 108)
03/11/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the commissioners court to purchase poisons and other accessories for the purpose of destroying prairie dogs, rats, coyotes, wolves, wild cats, gophers, ground squirrels, English sparrows, and ravens (HB 113)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, fixing rates for public utility corporations
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, permitting railroad corporations...to change, relocate, or abandon any portion of its line within the limits of any incorporated city containing 50,000 inhabitants or more (SB 27)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, appropriating an additional $150,000.00 for the completion of the hospital provided for at the Negro Insane at Rusk (SB 30, including letter to the Governor from W.T. Norman, President of the Board of Managers, The Hospital for Negro Insane at Rusk, March 7, 1918)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating and incorporating the Highland Independent School District in McLennan County (HB 60)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing a more adequate system of laws relating to irrigation (HB 70)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, consideration of an Act for the relief of the Supreme Court of Texas, authorizing the creation of a Commission of Appeals (SB 28)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, defining the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Texas
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating the Follett Independent School District of Lipscomb County (HB 65)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing for the appointment of official stenographers for grand juries by the judges of the district courts presiding over same, and prescribing their qualifications and duties, and providing for their compensation
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the commissioners court of Kaufman County to unite two or more justice precincts or add any election precinct territory to a justice precinct for the purpose of electing or appointing a public weigher
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, fixing the salary of the Adjutant General and making an appropriation of $7,200.00 or so much as may be necessary, for the payment of such salary for the years ending August 31, 1919 (SB 29)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending the road law for Eastland County
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, regulating the purchase of junk by persons engaged as junk dealers or in the junk business (HB 90)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating and incorporating the Close City Independent School District in Garza County (HB 79)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, making an additional appropriation for the support of the Department of Agriculture to pay expenses for nursery inspectors
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, consideration of an additional appropriation to build a quarantine station at Sabine Pass (including letters to the Governor from Dr. W.B. Collins, State Health Officer, February 25, 1918; and Weston & Kroeger, December 20, 1917)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, consideration of financial statement of the State Prison System at the close of business February 28, 1918, data pertaining to the various farms operated as a part of the State Prison System, enabling State Prison System to exercise all of the options to purchase farms under lease (including letter to the Governor from Board of Prison Commissioners, February 25, 1918)
03/08/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing for the sale and transfer to the Untied States of all property owned by the State of Texas situated on the gulf coast of Texas and on the Mexican border of Texas along the Rio Grande river and used by the State Quarantine Service (including letter to the Governor from Hon. W.G. McAdoo, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, January 5, 1918; and List of quarantine stations which have been transferred from state or municipal to national control)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing and empowering the commissioners court of Anderson County, Texas, to cancel and revoke all previous orders of said court authorizing the issuance of road bonds (HB 57)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing an increase in the salaries of county school superintendents (SB 26)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending the road law for Eastland County
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, permitting co-operative savings and contract loan companies to invest their funds in United States Certificates of Indebtedness (SB 23)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the commissioners courts of the various counties of this State to pay for the services of interpreters employed by the various courts in this State (HB 48)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, prohibiting overlapping road districts and requiring the commissioners courts in case one district conflicts with or overlaps another road district, to pass an order (SB 24)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing how live stock may be moved from quarantined territory, etc.
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to the closed season for killing of doves (HB 52)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, establishing and creating a Criminal District Court for Bowie County (HB 56)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating the Burkeville Independent School District in Newton County (HB 53)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending law creating the State Highway Department, relating to allotment of highway funds in aid of road construction and annual fees for registration of motor vehicles and motor cycles (HB 50)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating the Hutto Independent School District in Williamson County (HB 54)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating and incorporating Lamkin [sic: Lankin] Independent School District in Comanche County (HB 55)
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, defining commission merchants, and requiring them to take out a license through the Commissioner of Agriculture, paying a fee therefor
03/07/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, appropriating the sum of $5,000.00 or as much thereof as may be necessary for the State Council of Defense for the purposes of increased production of food and feed, and registration of alien enemies and aliens now in the employ of the State and its municipalities
03/06/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating the Bellville Independent School District in Austin County (SB 19)
03/06/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, ratifying and confirming the action of the Board of Commissioners of the City of Galveston, passed March 1, A. D. 1918, conveying and releasing to the Galveston Dry Dock and Construction Company, a corporation of Galveston County, Texas, that certain area or territory in Galveston Bay, being a part of what is known as Pelican Island and the flats south thereof (HB 45)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, amending Articles 475 and 476 of the Penal Code of the State of Texas prohibiting the carrying of deadly weapons
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in Armstrong County (HB 30)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, establishing a Common School District No. 19 in Dickens County, so as to include certain lands heretofore in Common School District No. 1 in Dickens County (HB 31)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, diminishing and reestablishing the limits of Talpa Independent School District (HB 32)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, suspending certain provisions of Chapter 146, General Laws of 1913, page 297 et seq. during the period of the war between the United States and the Imperial German Government, and for twelve months after the President shall have proclaimed that a treaty of peace has been concluded, and declaring an emergency, relating to the taking of fish, oysters and shrimp from salt waters on the Texas coast (including letter to the Governor from Wholesale Fish Dealers, Game, Fish, and Oyster Department of Texas, and U.S. Food Administration, February 28, 1918; proposed bill)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing for the organization of such organized or disorganized counties in the State, upon the petition of 75 qualified voters residing in such organized or disorganized county (SB 17)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, changing the time of holding district court in the various counties of the Seventy-second Judicial District of Texas (HB 34)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to the manner of summoning jurors in all counties in this State having three or more district courts
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, adding to and making a part of the Port Lavaca Independent School District in Calhoun County, including the town of Port Lavaca, certain lands and territory adjoining thereto (HB 40)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating an independent school district for Batson in Hardin County (SB 18)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, relating to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in the counties named so as to include Brazoria County
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing for the teaching of lessons in patriotism in the public schools of this State, for the proper display of the United States flag in connection with every public school of the State, and directing the State Superintendent, county and city superintendents in the discharge of their duty relative thereto (HB 41 and SB 20)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating the Sugarland Independent School District in Fort Bend County (SB 21)
03/05/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, creating and incorporating the Brownfield Independent School District in Terry County (HB 38)
03/04/1918 Submitting statement from Board of Prison Commissioners and correspondence, pursuant to HCR 22, 35th R.S., approved April 4, 1917, the sale of property known as the State's Iron Industry (Rusk Penitentiary)
03/04/1918 Submitting statement from Board of Prison Commissioners and correspondence, pursuant to HB 373, 35th R.S., approved April 4, 1917, authorizing the sale and extension of Texas State Railroad; submitting correspondence from Board of Prison Commissioners relating to the box factory at the Rusk prison (State's Iron Industry)
03/04/1918 Submitting a financial statement prepared by the State Treasurer and a statement prepared by Comptroller showing total appropriations made by the 35th Legislature, Regular and 1st-3rd C.S.
03/01/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, prohibiting the sale of liquor in a ten mile zone around army camps (including letters between the Governor and the Honorable Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War, February 12-19, 1918)
02/27/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, considering a law declaring that if any person shall during the time the United States of America is at war use any language...disloyal...or abusive in character and calculated to bring into disrepute the United States of America...shall be a felony, and fixing the punishment for such action to confinement in the State penitentiary for any period of time not less than one year nor more than twenty-five years (HB 15)
02/27/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, authorizing the creation and establishment of water control and preservation districts (SB 10)
02/27/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, providing in substance that during the continuance of a state of war between the governments of the United States and Germany the Treasurer of this State from time to time shall...invest the surplus funds of the State...in such short time United States Certificates of Indebtedness (HB 17)
02/27/1918 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, considering Board of Prison Commissioners authorization to proceed further in removing negro inmates to the Ferguson State Farm (including opinion of the Attorney General, October 29, 1917)
02/26/1918 Relating to military camps, soldiers' access to liquor and safeguarding their surroundings from commercialized vice, selling liquor within ten miles of military camps, selling liquor without license, solicitation of soldiers, etc. (including correspondence from Secretary of War, Texas State Council of Defense, and Treasury Department, State of Texas)
09/25/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Chapter 35 of the General Laws of the First Called Session of the 34th Legislature, under the head of "General Land Office: providing that the new General Land Office building be used for the accommodation of the Department of Insurance and Banking, the Department of Agriculture, and such other departments of the State Government as may be prescribed by law," so as to read, "The Department of Agriculture and such other departments of the State Government as may be designated by the Governor and the Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds"
09/25/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, permitting wholesale druggists in local option territory to sell alcohol in quantities of more than one gallon to retail druggists for medicinal purposes (SB 39)
09/25/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, making an appropriation for the military forces of the State for the Adjutant General's Department of $400,000 instead of $750,000 (HB 63); providing for the Ranger Home Guard, making an appropriation of $150,000 instead of $250,000
09/25/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, further defining the powers and duties of the State Normal School Board of Regents, providing for the establishment, maintenance and government of two State normal colleges, providing for the establishment, maintenance and government of a State normal school at Alpine, Texas... (HB 58; including letter from the State Normal School Board of Regents to the Governor, September 24, 1917, re. status of the three Normal Schools, Stephen F. Austin Normal at Nacogdoches, South Texas State Normal, Kingsville, Texas, and Sul Ross State Normal, Alpine, Texas)
09/24/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for an investigation of the various departments of the State government and authorizing the appointment of a committee to carry on such investigation while the Legislature is in session and after its adjournment...
09/24/1917 Relating to total appropriations made by the 35th Legislature at Regular and 1st Called Sessions, and submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, repealing or amending Chapter 183 of the General Laws of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, providing for the establishment of the Northwest Texas Insane Asylum and making an appropriation of $400,000; repealing or amending Chapter 204 of the General Laws of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, providing for the establishment of the Northeast Texas Agricultural College and making an appropriation of $250,000; and repealing or amending Chapter 29 of the General Laws of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, providing for the establishment of the West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College and making an appropriation of $500,000 (HB 50)
09/24/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, fixing a schedule of salaries for county superintendents; providing for destruction of Russian thistle, and preventing its growth and spread
09/24/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, repealing all special road laws heretofore enacted for Titus County, Texas, and to specifically repeal Chapter 106 of Special Laws of the Regular Session of the 33rd Legislature, 1913 (HB 56); relating to the prospecting and development of minerals in the public lands so as to appropriate to the general revenue the proceeds arising from royalties from oil and gas developed in areas other than lands belonging to the Public Free School Fund, the University Fund and the several asylum funds, instead of appropriating said proceeds to the Game, Fish and Oyster Fund (HB 54)
09/21/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, fixing the compensation of county surveyors; creating a more efficient road system for Red River County (HB 48)
09/21/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending the Estelline Independent School District in Hall County
09/21/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating the Oakland Independent School District of Red River County (SB 36)
09/20/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, concerning impeachments of officers, providing what officers, agents and employes may be impeached by the House of Representatives and tried thereon by the Senate, and providing for the convening of the House and Senate for such purposes (HB 44); relating to the fees allowed sheriffs and constables in all cases when the charge is a felony
09/19/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing the commissioners' courts of Rusk, Jim Wells, Jim Hogg, Starr, Zapata and Duval Counties, State of Texas, by a majority vote to issue scrip payable from one to twenty years from date, bearing interest at the rate of not to exceed six percent, for the purpose of taking up the present indebtedness of the county incurred for the purpose of building roads and bridges...; creating the Pinkerton Independent School District in Haskell County; and creating the Whitman Independent School District in Haskell County
09/19/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, prohibiting the bringing of suits in this State to collect delinquent taxes until on and after the 31st day of January, A.D. 1919, and to continue all such suits now pending until such time (SB 27)
09/19/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for acknowledgment of deeds and other instruments by persons in military service in the United States government to be taken before any officer of the Judge Advocate General's Department
09/19/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, regulating the use and operation of motor vehicles upon the public highways, prescribing penalties for violations (HB 37); defining the duties, powers and compensations of the State Highway Commission...
09/18/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing the Commissioners Court of Brewster County, Texas, by a majority vote to issue scrip payable from one to twenty years from date, bearing interest at a rate of not to exceed six per cent; for the purpose of taking up the present indebtedness of the county incurred for the building of roads and bridges... (SB 26)
09/18/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, making appropriations for the purpose of paying deficiency warrants and certificates now outstanding or that may hereafter be issued for the payment of fees and per diem to District Attorneys and Sheriffs, for the fiscal years beginning September 1st, 1915, and ending August 31, 1917
09/18/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, regulating the sale of poisons, providing for marking and designating the packages or containers... (HB 33)
09/18/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating a more efficient road law for Madison County (SB 29); and creating special fish regulations for Titus County; and exempting said county from certain provisions of the general fish and game laws of the State of Texas
09/14/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, making an emergency appropriation to repair the North Texas Hospital buildings for the insane at Terrell, and to construct and equip a sewage disposal plant at said hospital (HB 32)
09/13/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating a more efficient road system for Trinity County (HB 28); and authorizing the commissioners' court of San Patricio County, Texas, to order an election to determine whether or not the office of county superintendent of schools shall be abolished and the duties of same conferred on the county judge of said county
09/13/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, enacting a law for the protection of wild turkeys, squirrels and fur bearing animals in the counties of Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Liberty, Nacogdoches and Tyler (HB 31); creating the Ben Wheeler Independent School District in Van Zandt County (HB 27); providing for the levy and collection of an ad valorem tax by a city or town sufficient to meet interest payments and to create a sinking fund on all indebtedness incurred prior to the adoption of the constitutional amendment in 1883 (HB 46); making an appropriation for the additional support of the Game, Fish and Oyster Department for the fiscal years ending August 31, 1918, and August 31, 1919; and amending Section 1 of Chapter 123, page 320 of the General Laws of the State of Texas, as passed by the Thirty-fifth Legislature at its Regular Session (desecration of the United States flag), so as to provide that said Act shall not apply to any Act permitted by the statutes of the United States of America, or by the United States Army and Navy regulations, nor to be construed to apply to a newspaper, periodical, book, pamphlet, [etc.], on any of which shall be printed, painted, or placed said flag or flags, disconnected from any advertisement (HB 29)
09/12/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, making additional appropriations for the support of the State government for two years, beginning September 1, 1917, and ending August 31, 1919... (HB 22)
09/12/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending road system for Newton County (HB 21)
09/12/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, aiding the counties of Kent and Stonewall, Texas, by donating and granting to said counties the State ad valorem taxes collected on property and from persons of said counties for the fiscal year beginning September 1, 1917, and ending September 1, 1918...
09/12/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, validating the charters and amendments to charters of all cities of more than five thousand inhabitants in this State which have adopted charters... (SB 17)
09/12/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, appropriating the fees and fines collected under the provisions of Chapter 108, Acts of the Thirty-fourth Legislature, regular session, 1915, during the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31st, 1918, and the fiscal year ending August 31st, 1919, for the support of the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the enforcement of said Act
09/12/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, authorizing the Commissioners' Court of Dallas County, Texas, to provide a building in the City of Dallas at or near the court house in said county, and to establish therein a woman's rest room or rest rooms of sufficient dimensions for the comfort and convenience of the women and children from the rural districts who are called to attend court... (SB 16)
09/12/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for the manner of holding an election for the levying, the continuance or the discontinuance of local school taxes in independent districts incorporated for school purposes only; and including Madison County in the stock law (HB 24)
09/12/1917 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing that actions for specific performance shall be filed within two years, instead of ten years (HB 25); and providing that the owners of public free school land purchased from the State of Texas, after January 1, 1907, and prior to September 1, 1917, on condition of settlement and residence which land may hereafter be forfeited for non-payment of interest, shall have the right to repurchase lands...
09/10/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Rock Island Independent School District (SB 14)
09/10/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing and fixing the salary of official shorthand reporters for each judicial district
09/10/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, exempting hobby horses, theatres, circuses, menageries, acrobatic performances, sleight of hand performances, waxworks and other forms of entertainment from an occupation tax when such forms of amusement or entertainment are operated in connection with and under the auspices and for the benefit of county or district agricultural fairs
09/10/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating and establishing the Anahuac Independent School District in Chambers County (HB 17)
09/10/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Sections Nos. 2 and 14 of the Special Road Laws of Coleman County, Texas...so as to prescribe the power and authority of commissioners court of said county (HB 16)
09/07/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, reorganizing the Seventieth Judicial District of the State of Texas, and making all processes issued or served before this Act takes effect, including recognizances and bonds, returnable to the terms of the courts as may be specified; to validate such processes and to validate the summoning of grand and petit jurors and juries (HB 15)
09/07/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, relating to State Institution for the Training of Juveniles (SB 10)
09/07/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, establishing and maintaining at the Ferguson State Farm in Madison County, of the Shaw State Farm in Bowie County, or State Farm in Brazoria County, a school for the education and training of delinquent and incorrigible negro boys, to be known as the State Training School for Negro Boys, the government of which shall be vested in the Board of Prison Commissioners of this State... (SB 13)
09/07/1917 Communications from the Acting Governor relating to resignations of Representatives George E.B. Peddy and Myron G. Blalock
09/06/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, creating an express lien in favor of the State of Texas on all public free school land, University land, and the several asylums land for the use and benefit of the public free school fund... (SB 9)
09/05/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending Article 303, Revised Penal Code of 1911, providing that this Act shall not apply to the sale of gasoline or motor oils or accessories on Sunday
09/05/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending an Act creating the San Patricio County road system, so as to require the tax assessor to make up the tax rolls of said county by defined road districts, instead of by justice precincts (HB 11)
09/05/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, providing for the creation of home guards, under the direction of the sheriff of the county, without cost to the State, and when a state of war exists between the United States and another nation; providing for the regulation of such home guard, and granting the right to counties, cities and towns to appropriate money to provide arms and ammunition for such home guard (SB 8)
09/05/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, establishing "standard containers" and "standard packs" and "grades" for fruits and vegetables, to regulate shipment of and marketing of "culls" (HB 8)
09/05/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, regulating the business of emigrant agents, defining emigrant agents, and providing for licensing of any person, firm or private employment agency desiring to be licensed as an emigrant agent (SB 11)
09/05/1917 Communication from the Governor relating to resignation of Hon. A.C. Hartman, Representative of the 81st district
09/05/1917 Relating to consideration of subjects pending at adjournment of the 2nd Called Session of the 35th Legislature
09/04/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, amending special road law for Cass County (HB 10)
09/04/1917 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 35th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, remedying the alleged existing handicaps (relating to the fish cultural station at San Marcos, Texas) about which the Department of Commerce seems to have had occasion to complain (SB 6)