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8th Regular Session (1859) – Governor Sam Houston

This list has been compiled from sources available at the Legislative Reference Library and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The list is a work in progress; its completeness and accuracy have not been verified.

Bill * Caption Document
HB Int.11/12/1859 An act to authorize the Governor to postpone the sale of University lands that have been forfeited for non-payment of the annual installment required by law.   Veto
SB Int.11/9/1859 An act supplementary to and amendatory of an act, entitled an act to provide relief for pre-emption settlers and their assignees under the act of 22d Jan. 1845, the act of 7th Feb., 1853, and the act of 13th Feb., 1854, and actual settlers in the Mississippi and Pacific Rail Road Reservation.
Veto Message as printed in the House Journal has slightly different text than that as printed in the Senate Journal - Senate Journal Text
Senate Override - Senate Journal Text
House Override - House Journal Text
SB Int.12/10/1859 An act to amend the eleventh section of the act of February 7, 1853, entitled an act to incorporate the Galveston, Houston & Henderson Railroad Company.   Veto
SB Int.1/17/1860 An act to incorporate the Texas Insurance and Saving Fund Association.   Veto
* Bill numbers were not always documented in the House and Senate Journals in the early years of the Legislature. Here we list the date that a bill was introduced.

Information about Vetoed Bills is unofficial and is provided as a public service by the Texas Legislative Reference Library. The Texas Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regards to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the table.