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Proclamations by Governor Ann W. Richards

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Date Title
01/10/1995 Submitting for immediate consideration by the 74th Legislature the reestablishment and operation of the State Board of Dental Examiners and to the regulation of the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene (SB 18)
05/05/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an increase in the amounts of constitutionally dedicated funds for certain institutions of higher education
04/02/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Judicial Council, Office of Court Administration
03/21/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for the use of the Center for the Enhancement of the Biology/Biomaterials Interface
03/18/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Forest Service
03/10/1993 Ordering a special election on Saturday, May 1, 1993, for the purpose of adopting or rejecting the Constitutional Amendments proposed by SJR 7 and SJR 4, 73rd Legislature R.S. (including wording of Proposition Numbers 1-2 in English and Spanish)
02/23/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Air Control Board
02/12/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to the criminal responsibility of a person for failure to perform an act that the person has a duty to perform
02/08/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to the validation of governmental acts and proceedings by municipalities
02/04/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to the establishment, operation, and funding of an employment training program, setting unemployment tax rates, and imposing an assessment for employment training purposes
01/14/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to the appropriation of state money for the judicial, executive, and legislative branches of state government and for state aid to local governments
01/14/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to state and local corrections facilities and the funding and management of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Administration
01/14/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: constitutional amendments and/or legislation related to the establishment of a suitable provision for the support and maintenance of an efficient system of public free schools
01/14/1993 Submitting an emergency matter to the 73rd Legislature: legislation related to methods and procedures for the eradication of boll weevils in cotton
11/18/1992 Ordering a special election to be held in District 23 on Saturday, December 12, 1992, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 23 to serve out the unexpired term of The Honorable James F. Hury, Jr.
11/04/1992 Calling a special session of the 72nd Legislature to begin on November 10th, 1992 for the purpose of considering legislation for the support and maintenance of public free schools
01/28/1992 Ordering a special election to be held in District 58 on Saturday, May 2, 1992, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 126 to serve out the unexpired term of The Honorable Bruce Gibson
01/03/1992 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 3rd Called Session, the date of the primary elections for 1992 and other electoral and political processes relative to those elections
12/19/1991 Calling a special session of the 72nd Legislature to begin on January 2nd, 1992, for the purpose of considering legislation apportioning the state in to State Senate Districts and State House of Representatives Districts
08/22/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the regulation and conduct of the business of insurance, the State Board of Insurance, and any successor agency
08/22/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Higher Education Coordinating Board and the proceeds from these bonds
08/22/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the merger of the State Property Tax Board into the Comptroller's Office
08/22/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, drilling of certain artesian water wells
08/22/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, appropriation and use of proceeds of state general obligation bonds to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the Texas Youth Commission
08/20/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, property and services for the operation of state government
08/19/1991 Submitting as topics for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the revocation of drivers' licenses through an administrative process, the designation of premises located on or adjacent to an area on which alcoholic beverages may be sold
08/19/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the reorganization of the Department of Commerce and the administration, operation and continuation of various economic development programs, including bonds and tax incentives for the possible location of a significant new aircraft manufacturing facility
08/19/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the issuance of general obligation bonds for criminal justice facilities
08/19/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the continuation of and the modification of the duties and operation of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission and the Department of Information Resources
08/15/1991 Ordering a special election to be held in Texas House of Representatives District 157 on Tuesday, September 24, 1991, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 147 to serve out the unexpired term of The Honorable Larry Evans
08/14/1991 Calling a special session of the 72nd Legislature to begin on August 19th, 1991, for the purpose of considering legislation relating to the reapportionment of the districts of the members of the House of the Representatives of the United States Congress; legislation relating to the reapportionment of the districts of the members of the State Board of Education
08/13/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, the revocation of drivers' licenses through an administrative process
08/12/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, the regulation of the sale of alcoholic beverages in municipalities
08/08/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, the powers and duties of the State Preservation Board and the regulation of behavior of individuals in the Capitol or on the Capitol grounds
08/06/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, bonds and tax incentives for the possible location of a significant new aircraft manufacturing facility in Texas
08/05/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, the raising of revenue for the operation of state government
08/01/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, the redistricting of the members of the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States
08/01/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, the authorization and operation of a state lottery
08/01/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, appropriations for the operation of state government for the 1992-93 biennium
08/01/1991 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, the redistricting of the State Board of Education
07/03/1991 Calling a special session of the 72nd Legislature to be convened on July 15, 1991 for the purpose of providing for organizational and budgetary efficiency in state government, including providing for consolidation state agencies, reorganization of state programs, and reductions in the cost of state government
05/10/1991 Returning HB 553 (72nd R.S.) to the House of Representatives for further consideration, pursuant to HCR 225
02/27/1991 Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation relating to the expansion of the board of directors of the Texas High-Speed Rail Authority from 9 to 11 members
02/22/1991 Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station for regulatory services relating to the Africanized bee
02/20/1991 Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation relating to the term of office and date of election of the commissioners of the Port Arthur Navigation District
02/18/1991 Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: constitutional amendments and/or legislation related to the creation of an equitable system of public school finance
02/15/1991 Ordering a special runoff election to be held in Texas House of Representatives District 51 on Saturday, March 2, 1991, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 51 to serve out the remainder of the term of The Honorable Lena Guerrero
02/15/1991 Ordering a special runoff election to be held in Texas House of Representatives District 65 on Saturday, March 2, 1991, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 65 to serve out the remainder of the term of The Honorable Jim Parker
02/15/1991 Ordering a special runoff election to be held in Texas House of Representatives District 126 on Saturday, March 2, 1991, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 126 to serve out the remainder of the term of The Honorable Barry Connelly
02/06/1991 Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation related to the creation of emergency service districts in certain counties
02/01/1991 Submitting emergency matters to the 72nd Legislature: legislation to allow the attorney general to provide medical and indemnity payments under the state Workers' Compensation Fund; and to provide an emergency appropriation to the office of the attorney general
02/01/1991 Submitting emergency matters to the 72nd Legislature: legislation related to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Services, and granting the authority to transfer funds within the agency's appropriations
01/31/1991 Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation related to issuance of additional bonds by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Council
01/30/1991 Ordering a special runoff election to be held in Texas Senate District 9 on Saturday, February 23, 1991, for the purpose of electing a State Senator for District 9 to serve out the remainder of the term of The Honorable Chet Edwards
01/29/1991 Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation related to the salary paid the county attorney of Fayette County
01/25/1991 Submitting an emergency matter to the 72nd Legislature: legislation to allow college students called to active military service certain higher education considerations including but not limited to tuition refund or taking incomplete grades in their coursework until they return from active duty (designated as HB 303 in House Journal)
01/16/1991 Ordering a special election to be held in District 51 on Saturday, February 9, 1991, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 51 to serve out the remainder of the term of The Honorable Lena Guerrero
01/16/1991 Ordering a special election to be held in District 65 on Saturday, February 9, 1991, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 65 to serve out the unexpired term of The Honorable Jim Parker
01/16/1991 Ordering a special election to be held in District 126 on Saturday, February 9, 1991, for the purpose of electing a State Representative for District 126 to serve out the unexpired term of The Honorable Barry Connelly