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Special sessions topics

7 special legislative session topics [ session: 67th, 2 C.S. ] Topics are based on the text of the Governor's official proclamations and messages.

 67th 2nd C.S.  Proclamations

  • 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]

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