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72nd 1st Called Session
July 15, 1991 - August 13, 1991


Governor: Ann W. Richards -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Bob Bullock

Speaker(s) of the House: Gib Lewis 

Special Session Topics

 Proclamations   Addresses

  • Organizational and budgetary efficiency in state government, including legislation providing for consolidation of state agencies, reorganization of state programs, and reductions in the cost of government [Wed Jul 3, 1991]
  • Appropriations for the operation of state government for the 1992-93 biennium [Thu Aug 1, 1991]
  • Authorization and operation of a state lottery [Thu Aug 1, 1991]
  • Redistricting of the members of the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States [Thu Aug 1, 1991]
  • Redistricting of the State Board of Education [Thu Aug 1, 1991]
  • Raising of revenue for the operation of state government [Mon Aug 5, 1991]
  • Bonds and tax incentives for the possible location of a significant new aircraft manufacturing facility in Texas [Tue Aug 6, 1991]
  • Powers and duties of the State Preservation Board and the regulation of behavior of individuals in the Capitol or on the Capitol grounds [Thu Aug 8, 1991]
  • Regulation of the sale of alcoholic beverages in municipalities [Mon Aug 12, 1991]
  • Revocation of drivers' licenses through an administrative process [Tue Aug 13, 1991]


The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 72nd 1st Called Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.

House Rules (72nd R.S.)
Senate Rules (72nd R.S.)

Bill statistics for the 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session

Introduced 242 43 24 298 110 26 17 292 352 1052
Passed 15 24 2 293 4 19 1 280 19 638
Vetoed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0