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61st 1st Called Session
July 28, 1969 - August 26, 1969


Governor: Preston Smith -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Ben F. Barnes

Speaker(s) of the House: Gus F. Mutscher 

Special Session Topics

 Proclamations   Addresses

  • Sufficient revenue measures to raise adequate revenue to cover the expenditures under said general appropriations bill on a "pay as you go" basis [Mon Jun 30, 1969]
  • Two-year appropriations bill for general state services for the biennium beginning September 1, 1969 and ending August 31, 1971 [Mon Jun 30, 1969]


The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 61st 1st Called Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.

House Rules (61st R.S.)
Senate Rules (61st R.S.)

Bill statistics for the 61st Legislature, 1st Called Session

Filed 92 36 0 100 66 26 0 150 158 470
Passed 0 22 0 91 0 17 0 148 0 278
Vetoed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0