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Proclamations by Governor William P. Clements

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06/01/1990 Calling a special session of the 71st Legislature to begin on June 4th, 1990 to establish and make suitable provision for the support and maintenance of an efficient system of public free schools, to appropriate money to the Texas Department of Human Services, the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (HB 3, SB 11), and to propose a constitutional amendment relating to the procedures for filling vacancies in certain states and certain district offices (HJR 5, SJR 2)
05/01/1990 Calling a special session of the 71st Legislature to begin on May 2nd, 1990, to establish and make suitable provision for the support and maintenance of an efficient system of public free schools
03/28/1990 Calling a special session of the 71st Legislature to begin on April 2nd, 1990, to establish and make suitable provision for the support and maintenance of an efficient system of public free schools, and to consider legislation relating to the system for electing state appellate court judges, state district court judges, and statutory county court judges
01/09/1990 Calling a special session of the 71st Legislature to begin on February 27th, 1990, to establish and make suitable provision for the support and maintenance of an efficient system of public free schools, and to consider legislation relating to the system for electing state appellate court judges, state district court judges, and statutory county court judges
08/23/1989 Calling a special session of the 71st Legislature, to begin on November 14th, 1989, to consider legislation relating to the reform of the worker's compensation system
05/30/1989 Calling a special session of the 71st Legislature, to begin on June 20th, 1989 for the purpose of considering reform of the worker's compensation system
05/26/1989 Certifying that Charles Hartland was elected state representative, District 140 on May 23, 1989
03/27/1989 Certifying that Ken VanderVoort was elected state representative of District 138 to fill the unexpired term of Honorable David Patronella
01/11/1989 Designating an emergency matter for the 71st Legislature: legislation relating to workers' compensation reform
07/15/1987 Submitting as topics for consideration by the 70th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, state support for a consortium of semiconductor companies engaged in semiconductor research, the duties of cities to pick up employees' contributions to the municipal pension system, the payment of wages by employers doing business in the state, the punishment for the offense of driving while intoxicated, reductions in premium rates for comprehensive coverage of automobiles protected by anti-theft security systems, the confinement of persons who are arrested in a county but are taken before a magistrate in another county, the definition of "intoxication" in workers' compensation cases, the division and disposition of marital property, actions under Titles 1 & 2, Family Code, including an action for child support or possession of and access to a child, adoption of the Revised Uniform Recipriocal Enforcement of Support Act, the enforcement and collection of state taxes, reports to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, the definition of blood banks for the purpose of testing, confidentiality of blood bank records, "Operation Look Back" procedures, allowing as a condition of probation a contribution to Crime Stoppers, the videotaped testimony of a child who is an alleged victim of an offense involving sexual abuse, the criminal jurisdiction of statutory county courts, certain bonds and other obligations by public entities, the creation of an agricultural diversification program, and the creation, duties and powers of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority
07/15/1987 Submitting as topics for consideration by the 70th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the application of the Texas Sunset Act to public systems of higher education, the authority of the Texas Dept. of Health to execute federal forms necessary for the receipt of health facilities funding, the jurisdiction of county civil courts at law in counties of 2 million or more, the provision of services to residents of counties that have been declared a disaster area, the definition of commercial motor vehicle, the levy of a maintenance and operation tax for the operation of the ports and harbors of certain cities, the duties and authority of the Harris County District Authority to represent the state in criminal and civil matters in the district and inferior courts of Harris County, the membership of the State Board of Education, the payment of supplies, materials, equipment and services by state agencies, the accountability review and tax rate of metropolitan transportation authorities, the assessment of damages in eminent domain proceedings, an amendment to HJR 18, 70th Legislature relating to jail districts, and the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund
07/14/1987 Submitting as topics for consideration by the 70th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, the issuance of obligations by the state treasurer and investment by the state treasurer of the proceeds of obligations, a constitutional amendment providing that justice precincts may contain more than one justice of the peace court, the regulation of athlete agents, the size of public school classes and the number of students assigned to public school teachers, the career ladder for public school teachers, the regulation of solid waste facilities and injection wells, creation of a select committee on water resources management, local government leases regarding airport matters, preservation of the view of the State Capitol from certain points, a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of the Texas Growth Fund, the misuse of information by a public servant, the state's liability for and defense of public servants, the method of calculating the work week of fire fighters, jurisdiction of the Texas Water Commission and the Texas Department of Health over plans and specifications for sewage disposal systems, the transaction of business by and the custody and loan of assets of the Employee Retirement System of Texas, the creation of Special Criminal Courts Nos. 1-4 of Tarrant County, the salaries of the judges of the county courts at law in Smith County, the acquisition of property by the Orange County Navigation and Port District, the review of certain actions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct
06/29/1987 Submitting as topics for consideration by the 70th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, a constitutional amendment relating to liability limits for a health care liability claim, legislation relating to liability limits for a health care claim, the reporting of waste volumes and the study, selection, acquisition and operation of disposal sites by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority, scholarship students in biomedical research programs, construction and financing of correctional facilities, the repeal of Section6(f), Texas Pawnshop Act, as added by Section 5, HB 1230, 70th Regular Session, the name of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, the creation of the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council and fund, the offense of aggravated sexual assault, the authority of a municipality to contract for jail facilities and the operation of those facilities, the creation of offenses involving collection of an unlawful debt or a pattern of conduct involving unlawful acts
06/18/1987 Calling a special session of the 70th Legislature to begin on June 22nd, 1987 to consider appropriating money for the support of the Judicial, Executive and Legislative Branches of the state government for the period beginning September 1, 1987 and ending August 31, 1989, state budget execution, a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of a corporate income tax, public notice of financial information of of political subdivisions, consolidation and reporting of State and Federal funds, the creation, powers and duties of a State Personnel Office, creation of a select committee on state and local retirement systems, the creation of a select committee on judicial reform
06/02/1987 Calling a special session of the 70th Legislature to begin on June 2nd, 1987 to consider legislation relating to the provision and regulation of liability insurance, legislation relating to the venue of civil actions, legislation relating to prejudgement interest in civil cases, and legislation relating to revising the Civil Practice and Remedies Code
09/07/1982 Submitting as an additional topic for consideration by the 67th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, changes to section 20.49, subsections (a) and (b) of the Education Code to ensure school districts are able to continue to borrow money until their property tax funds are received
08/26/1982 Calling a special session of the 67th Legislature to begin on September 7th, 1982 for the purpose of considering legislation to maintain the solvency of the Unemployment Compensation Fund
05/06/1982 Calling a special session of the 67th Legislature to begin on May 24th, 1982 for the purpose of proposing a 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
08/08/1981 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 67th Legislature, 1st Called Session, amendment of Article 8280-212, V.C.S., and amendment of Article 4476-15 and 5561cc, V.C.S.
08/07/1981 Submitting as additional topics for consideration by the 67th Legislature, 1st Called Session, an additional $250 million in bonds or obligations of the state for Veteran's Land Program, creation of the Gasoline and Alcohol Mixture fund, the regulation and taxation of bingo games, the ability by the Department of Public Safety to enforce weight and dimension limits of certain vehicles inside city limits, continuation of the State Board of Examiners of Licensed Psychotherapists, amendment of Title 110B, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, the initial terms of additional justices of the Courts of Appeals, granting the Department of Corrections the ability to transfer land to the Department of Public Safety to construct a building, amendments to Title 122A, T-G, for the administration, enforcement and collection of state inheritance and generation skipping transfer taxes, amendments to Article 28.01 Code of Criminal Procedure, relating to defects in indictments and informations, availability of alcohol and other drug dependency coverage in group health insurance policies, consideration of certain appropriations, and consideration of technical corrections to HB 960, 67th Regular Session
06/11/1981 Calling a special session of the 67th Legislature to begin on July 13, 1981 for the purpose of considering repeal of the state ad valorem tax, creation of a Texas water trust fund, Congressional redistricting, revision of the Property Tax Code, and consideration of the Medical Practice Act