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01/19/1987 Submitting emergency matters to the 70th Legislature: SB 25, relating to eligibility for release on parole; SB 24, relating to hazing at or in an educational institution; SB 26, relating to notification regarding an order of parole; and SB 92, relating to establishment of industrial solid and hazardous waste materials exchange
01/16/1987 Submitting an emergency matter to the 70th Legislature: authorizing and making transfers and adjustments in appropriations to expand prison capacity, modernize prison facilities, ensure the constitutional operation of the Texas Department of Corrections, and increase the availability of halfway house beds provided by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles for certain nonviolent inmates eligible for release
09/04/1986 Calling a special session of the 69th Legislature to begin on September 8th, 1986 for the purpose of amending HB 20, 69th Regular Session, and to amend the Tax Code to provide for a temporary 1 1/8 cent increase in the sales tax
07/25/1986 Calling a special session of the 69th Legislature to begin on August 6th, 1986 to amend HB 20, 69th Regular Session, for the purpose of making spending cuts
05/29/1985 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 1st Called Session, SB 5, 69th Legislature, 1st Called Session, relating to the creation of the Sulphur River Basin Authority
05/28/1985 Calling a special session of the 69th Legislature to begin on May 28th, 1985 to consider and pass legislation providing for an indigent health care program and appropriating such sums necessary to fund in the method set forth in the conference committee report in HB 1843, 69th Regular Session, and funded pursuant to HCR 259
05/28/1985 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 69th Legislature, 1st Called Session, the continuation of the Department of Aging as set forth in the conference committee report on SB 212, 69th Regular Session
05/21/1985 Submitting emergency matters to the 69th Legislature: SB 1478, authorizing and making a supplemental appropriation to Texas Real Estate Commission relative to implementation of the Texas Time Share Act; SB 1464, supplemental appropriations to Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners; and HB 2414/SB 568, adding Texas State Technical Institute to those institutions eligible to benefit from existing contingency appropriations to the Coordinating Board for purchased utilities
05/14/1985 Submitting an emergency matter to the 69th Legislature, legislation relating to supplemental appropriations: HB 2510/SB 1452, Disaster Contingency Fund for disasters and emergencies; HB 952/SB 1461, Office of Attorney General for 1985 employees' workers' compensation claims; HB 2507/SB 1460, Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for 1985 utilities; HB 2508/SB 1454, National Guard Armory Board for 1985 utilities; and HB 2500/SB 1423, State Board of Public Accountancy for expanded law enforcement and accounting capacity
04/22/1985 Submitting an emergency matter to the 69th Legislature: HB 1449, relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections for security salaries
01/31/1985 Submitting emergency matters to the 69th Legislature: HB 442 and companion bill SB 306, relating to reports required from entities to which the Legislature appropriates money
01/21/1985 Submitting emergency matters to the 69th Legislature: HB 2/SB 138, relating to conservation, development, and protection and enhancement of the quality of, and flood and subsidence control for, surface and underground water and bays and estuaries and providing various financing mechanisms . . .; and HJR 6/SJR 7, authorizing $600 million Texas Water Development Bonds for water conservation, water development, water quality . . .
06/29/1984 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, adoption of a non-substantive revision of statutes relating to civil procedure and civil remedies and liabilities, a credit from the federal government for the overpayment of social security taxes, creation of special districts to provide coordinated emergency telephone service, the terms of the 356th District Court, expenditures from the municipal court judges and personnel training fund, regulation of office of district attorney of the 349th Judicial District, the tabulation of ballots, certain transactions involving certain business machines, and jurisdiction of County Court at Law No. 1 of Dallas County
06/28/1984 Submitting as additional subjects for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, application of the workers' compensation law to farm and ranch laborers, requirement of the use of child passenger safety seat systems, state revenue receipt, allocation, disbursement and management, telecommunications services to state government, staff-to-patient ratios at state mental hospitals, use of buildings in Travis County by state agencies and institutions, bidding procedures under the group insurance program for state employees, payment of insurance premiums for active and retired employees of public junior colleges, authority and duties of attorneys representing the state before some district courts, replenishment of the emergency contingency funds, reassignment of duties relative to the Southern States Energy Board, the carrying forward of the unexpended balance of money appropriated to the Texas Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority, allocation of money appropriated to comply with court orders in the case Ruiz vs. Estelle, participation in cooperative associations by federally-funded health-related institutions, increase in current annuities in the Employee Retirement System of Texas, amendment of the Property Code, reappropriation of funds from the Public Utility Commission to the Office of Public Utility Counsel, amendment of the Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971, and improvement of highways and roads in the state
05/25/1984 Calling a special session of the 68th Legislature to begin on June 4th, 1984 to consider comprehensive reform of primary and secondary education, adequate funding for state highway systems, and appropriation measures to implement the previous topics
06/25/1983 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 1st Called Session, a supplemental appropriation for the Court of Appeals, Second Supreme Judicial District of Fort Worth
06/25/1983 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 1st Called Session, SB 28, which corrects a technical error in the statute referenced in Section 14 of HB 593 passed during the regular session
06/24/1983 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 1st Called Session, appropriating a paying certain miscellaneous claims and judgements against the state
06/24/1983 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 1st Called Session, requirement of persons who operate hotels to install and maintain smoke alarms in sleeping quarters
06/24/1983 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 1st Called Session, appropriation of state funds for the operation of the State Ethics Advisory Commission
06/24/1983 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 1st Called Session, amendment of the state constitution to allow for the advancement of food and fiber production and marketing through research, education and promotion financed by the producers of agricultural products
06/24/1983 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 1st Called Session, certain farm and ranch laborers under the workers' compensation law
06/24/1983 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 68th Legislature, 1st Called Session, the prohibition of certain discriminatory practices and the denial of human rights
06/22/1983 Calling a special session of the 68th Legislature to begin on June 22nd, 1983 for the purpose of considering legislation that would bring Texas into compliance with the requirements of federal law on its brucellosis program, retain the Texas Employment Commission or some other agency to administer the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, and pass an appropriation to Texas Southern University for the construction of a Health and Physical Education building and phase I of an addition to the Library