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06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the student health services building fee at the University of Texas at Austin (SB 16)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the imposition of court costs in certain criminal cases for the funding of the crime stoppers assistance account (HB 68, SB 17)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation and financing of the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (HB 24, SB 18)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, an employer's chargeback liability for unemployment compensation benefits based on separations from employment caused by certain natural disasters (HB 59, SB 23)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the definition of pen-reared birds and depredating animals (HB 60, SB 24)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, allocation of funds by the Texas Water Development Board for the Sulphur River Basin Authority (SB 25)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the annexation of land to the exclusion of land from the Brazosport Water Authority (HB 37, SB 35)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, making technical corrections to HB 2335, 71st Regular Session
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, emergency appropriations to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for projects related to corrections institutions and the use of previously appropriated funds for those purposes (HB 12)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, conforming Chapters 361 and 363, Health and Safety Code (the Solid Waste Disposal Act and the Comprehensive Municipal Solid Waste Management, Resource Recovery, and Conservation Act) to certain enactments of the 71st Legislature, Regular Session (HB 40, SB 43, 71st 6th C.S.)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, tuition and fee payments at certain institutions of higher education (HB 47, SB 56)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the composition and terms of the board of directors of the Texas High-Speed Rail Authority (HB 38)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the engineering and science recruitment fund (HB 32, SB 54)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, procedures for adding territory to certain rapid transit authorities (HB 22, SB 22)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the procedure by which a county may sell real property (HB 20, SB 53)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the elimination of duplicate citations in certain enacted codes (HB 41, SB 51)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the County Court at Law of Nacogdoches County (HB 57, SB 49)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the administration of medications by nursing students and medication aide trainees to residents of nursing and convalescent institutions and patients of home health agencies (SB 46)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, proposing constitutional amendments adjusting the per diem of the lieutenant governor and members of the legislature (HJR 4)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, establishment of the Indigent Inmate Defense Program and to transferring appropriations related to the representation of indigent inmates (HB 80, SB 67)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, exemption for full-service gasoline stations during certain times from the requirement to provide refueling service to disabled persons (HB 48, SB 55)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, aid to school districts for acquisition, construction, renovation or improvement of certain instructional facilities or capital assets (HB 31, SB 3)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the dissolution of the Concho County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (HB 42, SB 6)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the duties of the office of the district attorney of the 110th Judicial District (HB 53, SB 9)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, operation on highways of vehicles transporting seed cotton modules (HB 14)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, operation on highways of certain farm vehicles transporting hazardous material (HB 13)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the authority of a county road district to refinance road district bonds by issuing alternative refunding bonds or certificates of assessment (HB 9, SB 61)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the power of a commissioners court in a county of 2.39 million or more to set an optional motor vehicle registration fee not to exceed $10 (HB 21)
06/06/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the powers of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority (SB 34)
06/05/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the personal liability of certain governmental officers and employees (HB 7)
06/05/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the operation and funding of the Public Utility Commission of Texas (HB 56)
06/05/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, authorizing a religious organization to file a late application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation (HB 36, SB 52)
06/04/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, the use of a caterer's permit in a marine park and retail licenses at other entertainment facilities (HB 16, SB 26)
06/04/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 6th Called Session, amendments to the Texas Racing Act (Article 179e, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes)
05/24/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 5th Called Session, a constitutional amendment relating to the procedures for filling vacancies in certain state and district offices (SJR 10)
05/24/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 5th Called Session, appropriating money to the Texas Department of Human Services (HB 97, HB 98), the Texas Department of Health (HB 109, SB 62) and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation
04/16/1990 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 4th Called Session, certain payments of money to school districts for the remainder of the 1989-1990 school year (HB 102, SB 73)
07/14/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the enforcement of child support
07/14/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, filling a vacancy on the board of trustees of a junior college district
07/14/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, appropriation of funds to the University of North Texas for the repair of facilities damaged by fire
07/14/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, establishment of West Texas State University as a component institution of the Texas A&M University system
07/13/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, terms of office of members of the Finance Commission of Texas
07/11/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the regulation of Medicare supplement insurance
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the forfeiture of certain property related to enumerated felony offenses and to the receipt of funds derived from or intended to further certain offenses
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the powers and duties of the Van Zandt County Waste Disposal District
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, punishment for offenses committed against a child during a ritual or ceremony
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the reduced oil production tax rate for oil from certain enhanced recovery projects
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, permitting the location of a new county jail facility anywhere within a county's geographic boundaries
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, mandatory drug testing for persons placed on probation or released on parole or mandatory supervision
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, creation of the State Trust Fund Investment Review Council and the review of investment of certain state funds
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the efficiency in state government and change to a competitive cost review program
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, jurisdiction of the Starr County Court at Law
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, county courts at law in Randall County
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, amending contract and bid requirements for Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, prohibition against the location of a rock quarry near residences, schools, recreation areas, and other places in counties of 950,000 or more
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, certain alcoholic beverage permit or license holders
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, alcohol and drug abuse education for public school students and teachers
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, specially designed license plates for former prisoners of war, Pearl Harbor survivors, and Purple Heart recipients
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the descriptions of motor vehicles required to be registered with the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, technical corrections to Chapter 837, Acts of the 70th Legislature, Regular Session, relative to the provision of emergency services in counties of 125,000 or less
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the creation of Collin County Water Authority
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, authorization of an optional sales tax for Uvalde County to subsidize Uvalde County Hospital
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the commitment procedures and services for mentally ill and chemically dependent persons
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, legislation relating to the effective date of SB 846, 71st Regular Session
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, amending the Crime Victims Compensation Act
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the transfer of assets and a cause of action and liability for a fraudulent transfer
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, establishment of a uniform rate of taxation on boats and motors
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, authorizing hospital districts and emergency services districts to impose sales and use taxes
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, calling on the United States Congress not to increase the motor fuels tax
07/10/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, prohibiting willful desecration of the flag of the United States
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the confidentiality of the identity of a person who is the victim of certain crimes
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, clarifying the application of Section 28.03(f) of the Penal Code to tangible property
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, enabling political subdivisions of the state pursuant to authority granted under Article III, Section 52-a of the Texas Constitution
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, corrective legislation relating to the allocation of fees to the Texas Department of Health for regulatory and licensing functions
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, prohibition of jury-recommended probation for certain persons
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the creation and financing through court costs of an alternative dispute resolution system in counties of more than 2,400,00
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, San Saba County Hospital District
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, legislation relating to the Dallas County Improvement District
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, effective date of the premium receipts tax on surplus lines insurance
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the imposition of an optional county motor vehicle registration fee in a county of more than 2,400,00
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the appointment of reserve peace officers by certain water districts
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the Gregg County Juvenile Board
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the creation of a fish and marine habitat in the area in Cameron County known as Bahia Grande
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the establishment and operation of a Veterans Administration hospital in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the student center fees charged and collected by Texas Southern University
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, a requirement that child care facilities post signs regarding the reporting of child abuse or neglect
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds and bonds issues by an industrial development coorporation
06/29/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the transfer of funds by certain public hospitals and the use of those funds to increase matching Medicaid federal funds
06/28/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the eradication or control of any disease or any agency of transmission for any disease that affects exotic fowl, specifically including ostriches
06/28/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the amendment of Penal Code Section 19.03 relating to making the murder of an individual fourteen years of age or younger a capital offense
06/28/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, Coordinating Board approval of the establishment of Central Texas University
06/27/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the care and treatment of persons with intractable pain
06/27/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the creation, powers, duties and membership of the Texas Water Resources Coordinating Council
06/27/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the merger of the Aeronautics Commission into the Texas State Department of Highways and Public Transportation
06/22/1989 Submitting as a topic for consideration by the 71st Legislature, 1st Called Session, the enrollment of freshman and sophomore students at the University of Texas at Dallas
04/24/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation of $7,500 for operating expenses incurred by the State Pension Review Board
04/21/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to the State Employee Incentive Commission
03/28/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to Office of Attorney General of $265,000 for defense of LULAC Council No. 4434 v. Mattox and Rangel v. Mattox lawsuits
03/27/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation of $84,889 to Texas Board of Dental Examiners to improve enforcement of Dental Practices Act
03/27/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations not to exceed $165,510 for repairs relating to transformer PCB leakage at Tarleton State University
03/14/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: HB 1279, relating to balancing of the state budget
03/08/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to Texas Agricultural Experiment Station in the amount of $100,000 to conduct research on Africanized Bees
03/07/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: $75 million appropriation to Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for complying with RAJ and Lelsz court orders and for replacing funds transferred to the department through budget execution
02/28/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to the Structural Pest Control Board up to $76,000 for transfer of lawn and ornamental pest control licensing duties from the Department of Agriculture
02/24/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations to the Waco Campus of the Texas State Technical Institute for repairs from fire
02/24/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to the Department of Agriculture of $60,000 for statistics regarding the production of agricultural commodities by county
02/13/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation for the Pecos River Compact Commission for costs associated with the lawsuit Texas v. New Mexico
02/09/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations for the Public Integrity Unit of the District Attorney's Office for the 53rd Judicial District, Travis County for state motor fuel tax investigations and prosecutions
01/31/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations for operating expenses of the National Research Laboratory Commission in fiscal 1989
01/27/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to broadening the scope and powers of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission
01/25/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to the State Preservation Board of $7.4 million to provide architectural and engineering fees for the restoration of the State Capitol and the General Land Office Building
01/25/1989 Designating emergency matters for the 71st Legislature: appropriation to redeem bonds issued to finance improvements at the Sematech research and development facility; appropriation of $10 million to develop necessary water transportation and related infrastructure improvement at Point Comfort, Calhoun County, Texas
01/25/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: appropriations for junior colleges to fund group insurance premiums and to reappropriate any remaining funds which were transmitted to the Northeast Community College District and the Alamo Community College District for the 1986-87 biennium
01/16/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to a Goods-in-Transit tax exemption
01/16/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to sales and use tax on machinery and equipment
01/12/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to authorization of general obligation bonds for acquiring, constructing, or equipping new prison facilities
03/30/1987 Submitting an emergency matter to the 70th Legislature: legislation amending Section 112.058 of the Tax Code and relating to the handling, records and disposition of protest payments of taxes imposed in certain insurance business
02/17/1987 Submitting an emergency matter to the 70th Legislature: legislation to transfer up to $32.4 million from Highway Fund No. 6 in the following amounts to the following funds: $20.4 million to a special fund for approved expenditures for court-ordered Ruiz compliance (prison reform); and up to $12 million to the Attorney General's office for payment of workers compensation claims
02/17/1987 Relating to decision not to request return of seven nominations made by Governor Mark White, which appear to be in violation of SB 194, 68th Regular Session
02/04/1987 Submitting an emergency matter to the 70th Legislature: SB 215, relating to inmate population in the Texas Department of Corrections, good conduct time, and mandatory supervision
05/26/1982 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 67th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections, appropriations to the Board of Pardons and Paroles, creation of a special committee to study the problems of the Texas Department of Corrections and the state prison system, correction of ambiguities and technical deficiencies in the constitutional amendment proposed by HJR 62, 67th Regular Session, a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum interest rate allowed on previously authorized state general obligation bonds, and a constitutional amendment to exempt from property taxes the implements of husbandry
07/15/1981 Message clarifying intent in item 2, "creation of a Texas water trust fund," in call for special session which began on July 13, 1981
06/01/1981 Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: SB 1260, relating to creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of County Court at Law No. 5 of El Paso County
05/30/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 1259, Clear Creek Watershed Drainage District; SB 438, masters in the district courts of Dallas County; SB 759, counties of 1,200,200 inhabitants or more to establish alternate system for resolving disputes; SB 1216, municipal courts of record in city of Dallas; SB 1272, Texas Department of Corrections payments to certain survivors of employees; SB 255, birth and death certificates; and SB 142, promotion or graduation requirements in public schools
05/30/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 1236, relating to definition of "mortgagor" and "economically depressed or blighted area" in the Texas Housing Finance Corporations Act; SB 1170, relating to authorizing the recovery of certain types of damages in wrongful death actions; and SB 769, relating to the registration and regulation of architects
05/30/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 148, relating to access to public and personal information; SB 626, relating to certification of court reporters and regulation of shorthand for use in litigation; and SB 1228, relating to notice of proposed utility rate changes
05/11/1981 Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: legislation which gives the State Board of Insurance specific authority to adopt rules that establish loss ratio benchmarks and presumptive premium rates . . .
04/10/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: appropriation for three new district attorneys created by the 67th Legislature; emergency appropriation to enforce occupational safety laws in public and private grain elevators; and SB 322, emergency increase in benefits to retired teachers
03/30/1981 Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: HB 1884, extraordinary and unusual expenses suffered by Texas Southern University
03/23/1981 Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: emergency appropriation of $6 million to the Disaster Contingency Fund
03/11/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 74, moving election date for the Board of Directors of the Wilson County Hospital District from May to April; SB 860, correcting boundaries of Conservation and Reclamation District Number 3 in Brazoria County
03/04/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: SB 264, right-to-work; HB 1209, appropriation to the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service; and SB 17/HB 715, student loans guaranteed by the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation
02/19/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: Clear Lake City deannexation from Houston; Comptroller direct deposit of state employee checks; reasons for state agency proposed rules; Victims of Crime Fund; emergency appropriation to Texas Department of Corrections to eliminate overcrowding; easement to Department of Corrections for electrical substation and line; pesticides; school districts' bonded indebtedness for natural disaster; emergency appropriation for desegregation of higher education plan; and making murder of a child a capital offense
02/18/1981 Submitting an emergency matter to the 67th Legislature: SB 511/HB 1136, changes in products liability suits
02/11/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: State Board of Education fees for issuance of teaching certificates; raising the age to 19 to drink legally; allow the Department of Corrections to sell some of their properties containing lignite, and some other minerals other than oil and gas; enabling legislation creating Courts of Appeal; local government bonds; Crippled Children's Service Program; repair of damaged state owned buildings; Texas Health Facilities Commission; new courts; school finance; nepotism; and disaster emergency statutes
01/30/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: state inheritance tax law; appropriations to repair damage at Sul Ross State University and Texas Tech University; group insurance program for Texas Public School Employees; transfer the Nimitz Museum to the Parks and Wildlife Department; creation of additional district courts in certain fast-growth areas; supplemental appropriation to pay for purchased utilities at institutions of higher education; Employment Compensation Act
01/26/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: public education; anti-crime package; war on drugs; anti-pornography; initiative and referendum; management; higher education; elections; other items
01/26/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: emergency appropriations to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners and Texas Real Estate Commission; local referendum on franchise awarded by a city; appropriations bill; distribution of Board of County and District Road Indebtedness funds; franchise tax; conduct of public servants; boundaries of Franklin Mountains State Park; and name change for Special Events Center at University of Texas at Austin
01/16/1981 Submitting emergency matters to the 67th Legislature: pay raise of state employees; increase in benefits for retired state employees; increase in benefits for retired teachers; legislation to allow an election for Board of Trustees for the Dallas Independent School District; bill to allow transfer of funds for supplemental residential services for mentally retarded from Rusk to other locations; and emergency appropriation for the Committee on Aging
05/26/1979 Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: SB 1317, relating to ceremonies and events for the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor; and HB 1249, relating to abolition of the State Board of Examiners in Basic Sciences
05/26/1979 Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: SB 245, relating to the sale or exchange of certain property by the Texas Board of Corrections; and SB 1251, relating to the authority of the Governor to transfer certain programs to other agencies
05/26/1979 Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: SB 830, relating to a demonstration project for the medical assistance to certain medically needy persons; SB 588, relating to fees allowed to sheriffs and constables; and SB 502, relating to establishment of a licensing procedure for food, drug and cosmetic salvage brokers and establishments
05/24/1979 Submitting an emergency matter to the 66th Legislature: appropriation to specified institutions of higher education to pay the additional costs of purchased utilities (nontransferable), as contained in SB 563
05/04/1979 Submitting an emergency matter to the 66th Legislature: emergency appropriation not to exceed $200,000 to the Parks and Wildlife Department for repair of damage caused by flood to the Texas State Railroad
05/02/1979 Submitting an emergency matter to the 66th Legislature: emergency appropriation of $6,126,000 to the Disaster Contingency Fund
04/26/1979 Submitting an emergency matter to the 66th Legislature: emergency appropriation of $750,000 to the Disaster Contingency Fund, and $65,000 from General Revenue Fund to the office of the governor for payment in emergencies to National Guard Troops
04/25/1979 Returning SB 293 (66th R.S.) to the House of Representatives, pursuant to HCR 176
04/09/1979 Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: authority of the Governor to transfer programs of certain offices and agencies to other agencies; Governor's authority to designate the chairmen of state boards and commissions; emergency appropriation to the Treasury Department of Texas for installation of a fire protection system; HJR 3, a proposed constitutional amendment to provide for legislative review of the process of rulemaking by agencies in the executive department, and HB 594, enabling legislation
03/20/1979 Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: electronic surveillance; permitting oral confessions; bail bond reform; criminal history records system; repeat offenders; drug enforcement; juvenile justice; State's Right of Appeal; evidentiary search; hazardous duty pay
03/08/1979 Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: emergency appropriation to the Board of Control to repair cooling tower and structural damage to the Sam Houston State Office Building; emergency appropriation to the Judiciary Section of the Comptroller's Department for payment of expenses under Article 26.005 of the Code of Criminal Procedure
02/19/1979 Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: budget execution; removal of appointees for stated reasons; prohibition against income tax; implementation of Tax Relief Amendment limiting spending to the Economic Growth of the State; initiative and referendum; repeal of the 10 cent property tax; bill requiring local election for tax increase; limitation of terms of Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General; bill to establish agricultural use values; bill implementing exemptions for elderly and disabled and freezing their taxes; proposed constitutional amendment to require 2/3's vote to increase taxes; back-to-basics in public education; single county appraisal system…
02/15/1979 Submitting emergency matters to the 66th Legislature: SB 466, providing emergency appropriation to University of Houston for fire damage; SB 547, providing supplemental appropriation to Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; SB 425, providing supplemental appropriation to Texas Real Estate Commission; SB 173, creating 272nd District Court in Brazos County; SB 151, making supplemental appropriation to State Rural Medical Education Board; and SB 589, providing supplemental appropriation to Judiciary Section, Comptrollers Department