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SB 49 41-2 (1929) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing for the Board of Prison Commissioners to make recommendations to the Legislature of the State regarding the possible concentration and relocation of the prison system of Texas, and defining the personnel, powers, and duties of said Prison Commissioners, and providing for the Publication of the findings and recommendations of said Prison Commissioners and appropriating the sum of Twenty Five Thousand Dollars for the expenses of said Prison Commissioners and for the expenses and compensations of its employes.
HB 386 38-0 (1923) Author: Teer, Claud D. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the retiring of seven hundred and fifty thousand ($750,000) dollars, State of Texas Board of Prison Commissioners' Funding Notes now bearing seven percent interest, from and after their due date, February 1, 1923, and the issuance in lieu thereof the State's obligation, dated February 1, 1923, in the same amount, due February 1, 1925, bearing interest at the rate of five percent per annum, making an appropriation to pay the principal and interest thereon, and paying the expenses of making said exchange, prescribing the duties of the Governor, State Treasurer, Comptroller, and Attorney
HB 425 38-0 (1923) Author: Wallace, John Forsythe | et. al. Relating to pertaining to the management and control of the prison system of this State so as to exempt the Board of Prison Commissioners, and members thereof, from giving or making any cost, bond, appeal bond, supersedeas bond, writ of error bond, or other bond or security in any civil suit or action heretofore or hereafter brought by or against it, or them.
HB 263 37-0 (1921) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to a certain Act regarding the sale of the Texas State Railroad.
HJR 30 37-0 (1921) Author: Satterwhite, Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to abolishing the Board of Prison Commissioners
HB 64 37-1 (1921) Author: Darroch, John C. | et. al. Relating to amending the law providing the method of removing member from the Board of Prison commissioners.
HB 93 36-2 (1919) Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. Relating to providing that the Board of Prison Commissioners are required to classify said prisoners into three classes; establishing a prison night school and providing amusement, recreation, chaplains and wages for said prisoners.
HB 94 36-2 (1919) Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. Relating to providing for the appointment of a Board of Prison Commissioners; providing that a woman be appointed.
SB 68 35-4 (1918) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to directing the Board of Prison Commissioners to reimburse the general fund of the State for amount paid on debts of the system.
SB 81 35-4 (1918) Author: Collins, Vinson Allen "Yank" Relating to requiring the Board of Prison Commissioners to pay into the Treasury of the State certain amounts appropriated by the Thirty-Fifth legislature.
HB 7 34-0 (1915) Author: Hill, W. L. Relating to establishing a prison system for the State of Texas; providing for the management and control of such prison system; providing for the control and treatment of all prisoners; providing that prisoners and ex-prisoners be permitted to testify in certain cases; abolishing the leasing and hiring of State prisoners; provide for a board of prison commissioners; providing for the purchase or sale of real estate by the commission; to vest title of all real estate owned by the prison system.
HB 355 34-0 (1915) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to establishing a State Prison System and declaring the policy of the state with reference thereto.
SB 290 33-0 (1913) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to fixing the salary of Prison Commissioners and providing for the payment of their reasonable and necessary traveling expenses and providing that the members of said Prison Board may reside either at the Rusk or Huntsville Penitentiary or at such other place as may be designated by a majority of said Prison Commissioners.
SJR 15 33-0 (1913) Relating to proposing to amend Article 16, Section 58 of the State Constitution creating the office of Prison Commissioners, and making the term of office of the members of the Board of Prison Commissioners six years, to be elective.
HB 5 33-1 (1913) Author: Reedy, D. M. Relating to establishing a prison system, and declaring the policy of the state with reference thereto; to provide for the management and control of such prison system; to provide for the control, management and treatment of all prisoners sentenced to the penitentiary; to provide that prisoners and ex-prisoners, as herein defined, shall be permitted to testify in certain cases; prescribing penalties.
HB 19 33-1 (1913) Author: Humphrey, R. B. | et. al. Relating to establishing a prison system in the State; providing for the management and control of such system and declaring the policy of the State in reference thereto; providing for the purchase and sale of real estate by the prison commission, with the approval of the general superintendent and the governor; fixing penalties for the violation of this act.
SB 14 33-1 (1913) Author: Brelsford, Homer Platt Relating to amending Title 104, Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, prescribing penalties; repealing Chapters 1-8 of Title 79 of the Revised Statutes of 1895.
SB 15 33-1 (1913) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to authorizing the Board of Prison Commissioners to work all able-bodied male convicts serving a twenty-five year sentence or less in the State Penitentiary on the public roads of this state.
SB 249 32-0 (1911) Author: Weinert, Ferdinand C. | et. al. Relating to conferring upon the Board of Prison Commissioners authority to issue paroles to meritorious convicts, and to make and establish rules and regulations to carry the same into effect.
SB 10 31-4 (1910) Relating to establishing a prison system and declaring the policy of the State with reference thereto; to provide for a Board of Prison Commissioners; prescribing penalties for violation of this Act; repealing Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of Title 79 of the Revised Statutes of Texas.

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