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59th 1st Called Session
February 14, 1966 - February 23, 1966

Leadership

Governor: John B. Connally, Jr. -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Preston Earnest Smith

Speaker(s) of the House: Ben Barnes 

Special Session Topics

 Proclamations   Addresses

  • Voter registration for the 1966 primary, general and special elections in the event the poll tax as a prerequisite for voting is finally declared unconstitutional effective in 1966; and which will establish procedures for voter registration in subsequent elections in lieu of the poll tax if the poll tax is finally declared unconstitutional or is repealed [Thu Feb 10, 1966]

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 59th 1st Called Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.

Bill statistics for the 59th Legislature, 1st Called Session

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 4 17 0 84 2 9 0 128 6 244
Passed 1 13 0 83 1 1 0 127 2 226
Vetoed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0