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09/27/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the national maximum speed limit
09/27/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the examination, approval and registration of certain bonds, proceedings, contracts and instruments
09/27/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the venue of suits brought against the University Interscholastic League
09/27/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the issuance and sale of certain bonds to finance the farm and ranch finance program fund
09/27/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, primaries, other elections, political party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, and procedures related to candidacy for public office
09/27/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, expanding the definition of "agency" in the Interagency Cooperation Act to include any statewide job training program for disadvantaged youth
09/27/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the salaries for certain Texas Department of Corrections employees who have had their positions reclassified
09/22/1986 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the eligibility for release on parole of a prisoner serving cumulative sentences, the notification of certain county and district officers before an order of parole of, or on a grant of clemency for, certain convicted persons, and the requirement that certain prisoners not be released to mandatory supervision
09/22/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the states liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants and to the limitation of liability of those public servants
09/22/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, retirement eligibility and benefits for certain members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas
09/22/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the number of residents a foster care type residential facility may serve without being licensed under the convalescent and nursing home law
09/22/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the use of funds belonging to patients in institutions under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation
09/22/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the name and powers of water supply corporations
09/17/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, legislation establishing interim state budget execution authority
09/12/1986 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the addition of certain migrant and community health centers to coverage offered by the medical liability insurance underwriting association, and a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of the Texas Growth Fund
09/11/1986 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the safety procedures for securities and investments owned by the State of Texas and the creation and management of the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company
08/29/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, increasing the efficiency of existing procedures for issuing permits for the temporary operation of overweight vehicles by centralizing permit processing operations
08/29/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, increasing licensing requirements for persons selling checks and money orders in order to strengthen the protections afforded consumers in their purchase of these checks and money orders
08/29/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, allowing counties to establish a risk management pool to provide better coverage against liability for claims filed against those counties
08/29/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, safety procedures for security and investments owned by the State of Texas and its agencies and the creation and management of the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company
08/26/1986 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, amendment of the Tax Code to provide for a temporary 1 1/8 cent increase in the sales tax, a constitutional amendment to prohibit a personal or corporate income tax, and legislation and a constitutional amendment authorizing interstate operation and acquisition of banks and savings and loan associations
08/25/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, paperwork reduction efforts in public schools
08/22/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the purchase of electricity for state-owned buildings located in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, such as that in HB 66
08/21/1986 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, establishment of an interim state budget execution authority, a one-time deferral of the of the allocation to the state and local parks funds of certain cigarette tax revenues and the reallocation of such revenues to the general revenue fund
08/21/1986 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the fair and equitable treatment of employees, procedures for an orderly and equitable transition in cases of reductions in personnel in state agencies, an early retirement incentive program such as contained in HB 40, 69th Legislature, 2nd C.S., and establishing the payday for state employees as the first day of each month such as contained in HB 62
08/19/1986 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the disposition of certain fees and costs to be used for the support of the judicial branch of the state such as is contained in HB 27, 69th Regular Session; the amendment of the Texas Family Code and Article 1918(b), Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, relating to the enforcement of child support
08/14/1986 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the amendment of Sections 21.301, 21.3011, 11.13(a), 21.702, and 21.035, Education Code, relating to the removal, suspension, or expulsion of a public school student, to discipline management in public schools, and to the excused absence of certain public school students
05/27/1985 Calling a special session of the 69th Legislature, commencing Tuesday, May 28, 1985, to consider and pass legislation providing for an indigent health care program and funding the program in the method set forth in the conference committee report in HB 1843, 69th Regular Session, and funded pursuant to HCR 259
03/18/1985 Submitting an emergency matter to the 69th Legislature: HB 955, relating to the allocation and dedication of certain revenue to areas impacted by significant new national defense facilities
02/12/1985 Submitting an emergency matter to the 69th Legislature: SB 340, relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Board of Nurse Examiners
04/22/1983 Urging passage of legislation relating to enforcement of size and weight restrictions on trucks within city sanctuaries and enforcement of stricter fines (HB 1114, HB 1601, HB 1602)
03/29/1983 Submitting an emergency matter to the 68th Legislature: SB 729, relating to the regulatory and enforcement procedures and authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas
03/15/1983 Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: HB 761/SB 670, supplemental appropriations to Texas A&M University and Texas Agricultural Experiment Station to replace property destroyed by fire; SB 445, supplemental appropriation and transfer of funds to Office of Attorney General; and HB 1130, supplemental appropriations to pay the additional cost of purchased utilities at certain institutions of higher education
03/09/1983 Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: Texas public education compensation plan (teacher shortage/teacher salaries); equalization formula in Texas Education Code (school finance, additional funding for our state's low wealth/low tax base school districts); and amendments to the Public Utility Regulation Act to correct inequities of utility regulation
03/03/1983 Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: SB 27, relating to public school textbooks; SB 469, supplemental appropriation for expenses of the Judiciary; SB 589, appropriation to State Purchasing and General Services Commission required to complete construction of the William B. Travis State Office Building; and SB 341, directing and authorizing the Board of Regents, Texas State University System, to replace and repair fire-damaged structures and sites at Sam Houston State University and appropriating funds for such projects
02/17/1983 Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: SB 345/HB 633, appropriation to Texas Tech University for snowstorm damage to livestock pavilion; SB 442, supplemental appropriation to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy; SB 121, creation of a judicial district composed of the counties of Washington, Lee, Bastrop, and Burleson, and salary and expenses of the judge of the court; SB 466, appropriation to Texas Board of Architectural Examiners to pay increased cost of puchasing examinations; SB 467, appropriation to Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to pay utility costs; and HB 778, appropriation to Texas Agricultural Experiment Station for research concerning the rice borer
02/14/1983 Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: legislation extending the discount period for property tax payers in certain circumstances and legislation allowing counties to borrow money under certain conditions; HB 691, relating to the enforcement of certain vehicle weight limitations; and SB 307/HB 156, relating to conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Fort Bend County
02/08/1983 Submitting an emergency matter to the 68th Legislature: amendment of the state constitution to provide permanent support for higher education and restructuring of the permanent university fund, including specifically, SJR 4 and HJR 19
02/07/1983 Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: SB 186/HB372, supplemental appropriations to the treasury department to run in a business-like and efficient manner; SB 281, supplemental appropriation to Board of Pardons and Paroles for relocating to different office space; and SB 282, supplemental appropriation to General Land Office to eliminate large existing backlog and delays in Veterans Land Program and also improve cost effectiveness of management of state lands
02/07/1983 Submitting an emergency matter to the 68th Legislature: SB 373, relating to supplemental appropriations to the Senate and State Purchasing and General Services Commission required by fire damage to the Capitol
02/02/1983 Submitting emergency matters to the 68th Legislature: appropriation of money for the support of state government, increasing minimum salaries for public school teachers and personnel; and SB 213, amending Art. 5547-66, Mental Health Code, relating to notice and probable cause hearings in connection with orders of protective custody
01/26/1983 Submitting an emergency matter to the 68th Legislature: SB 183, relating to certain permits and leases for public school, university and asylum land