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67th 2nd Called Session
May 24, 1982 - May 28, 1982


Governor: William P. Clements -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: William Pettus Hobby, Jr.

Speaker(s) of the House: Bill Clayton 

Special Session Topics


  • Constitutional amendment repealing the state property tax and making a one-time appropriation for construction of new buildings and repair or renovation of existing buildings at universities that benefit from the tax [Thu May 6, 1982]
  • Appropriations to the Board of Pardons and Paroles for increased personnel and to the Texas Adult Probation Commission for increased intensive supervision and operation of an additional residential treatment center [Wed May 26, 1982]
  • Appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections for construction projects, additional security and staff, utilities and other operating and equipment costs [Wed May 26, 1982]
  • Constitutional amendment to exempt from property taxes the implements of husbandry [Wed May 26, 1982]
  • Constitutional amendment to increase the maximum interest rate allowed on previously authorized state general obligation bonds [Wed May 26, 1982]
  • Correction of ambiguities and technical deficiencies in the constitutional amendment proposed by HJR 62, Acts of the 67th Legislature, Regular Session, 1981 [Wed May 26, 1982]
  • Creation of a special committee to study the problems of the Texas Department of Corrections and the state prison system [Wed May 26, 1982]


The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 67th 2nd Called Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.

House Rules (67th R.S.)
Senate Rules (67th R.S.)

Bill statistics for the 67th Legislature, 2nd Called Session

Filed 20 27 11 71 8 13 10 106 28 266
Passed 2 19 1 67 0 9 3 106 2 207
Vetoed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0