Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Sessions - Sessions and years - Session snapshot


16th Regular Session
January 14, 1879 - April 24, 1879

Leadership

Governor: Oran M. Roberts -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Joseph Draper Sayers

Speaker(s) of the House: John Hughes Cochran 

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 16th Regular Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.

Rules
House Rules (16th R.S.)
Joint Rules (16th R.S.)
Senate Rules (16th R.S.)

Bill statistics for the 16th Legislature, Regular Session

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 513 16 64 214 341 17 49 129 854 1343
Passed 77 8 9 158 113 8 12 92 190 477
Vetoed 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 5