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29 special legislative session topics [ session: 45th, 1 C.S. ] Topics are based on the text of the Governor's official proclamations and messages.

 45th 1st C.S.  Proclamations   Supplementary materials

  • Outlaw and prohibit the so-called pari-mutuel betting or gaming on horse races, at race tracks, legalized by the Acts of the Forty-third Legislature in 1933 [Sat May 22, 1937]
  • Bookie statute [Mon Jun 7, 1937]
  • Disposition of jacks and stallions belonging to the state [Mon Jun 7, 1937]
  • Outlawing and prohibiting betting or wagering of any kind on this character of racing [Mon Jun 7, 1937]
  • Authorize a suit against the State Highway Department and the State [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Authorize certain investigations to be made before the issuance of a charter to labor organizations, expecting farmers [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Authorize execution of oil and gas leases by nonresident guardians [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Bounty on rattlesnakes in Bell County [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Brownsboro independent school district bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Certain corrections in House Bill 5, Acts of the Forty-fifth Legislature, which corrections have been requested by Hon. Bert Ford, Administrator for the Texas Liquor Control Board [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Correct inadvertent errors in Senate Bill No. 84, Acts of the Regular Session [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Enable a renewal of the charter of the San Antonio Express Publishing Company [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local bond validation bill for Harris County [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local game bill [Prairie Chickens, Colorado and Austin Counties] [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local game bill [Use of seines in Bosque River] [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local hospital bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local jury wheel bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local time warrant bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local validation bill [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Local validation bond bill for Chambers County [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Lower the allowance for prisoners working out fines from $3.00 to $1.00 [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Make the State season for mourning and white-wing doves correspond with Federal regulations [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Prohibit candidates from making certain donations [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Provide for six members of the State Embalming Board, to be appointed by the State Board of Health [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Repeal of House Bill 915, Acts of the Regular Session (School consolidation bill) [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Validate certain independent school district elections [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Validate local bonds [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Validate the issuance of bonds for the New London School District and Gladewater [Mon Jun 21, 1937]
  • Amend Article 305, Revised Civil Statues of 1925 (relative to candidates applying for examination to practice law) [Tue Jun 22, 1937]

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