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54th Regular Session (1955) – Governor Robert Allan Shivers

This list has been compiled from sources available at the Legislative Reference Library and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The list is a work in progress; its completeness and accuracy have not been verified.

Bill Caption Document
HB 63 To cancel all filings and permits if water not put to beneficial use within 10 years before effective date of act.   Veto
HB 80 Require scratching of election ballots.
Proclamation unavailable.
HB 85 Bill to raise speed limits of motor vehicles and "light commercial vehicles."   Veto
HB 153 First offense of husband and wife and wife and child desertion a misdemeanor, subsequent offenses, felonies.
Proclamation unavailable.
HB 322 Fix pay of Criminal District Attorney of McLennon County at $8,500.   Veto
HB 357 Selection of jurors by jury wheel to be from July 1 to August 15.   Veto
HB 524 Amend law as to insurance exemptions of lodges and societies.
Proclamation unavailable.
HB 554 Amend law as to county bridges and causeways for certain counties.   Veto
HB 614 Allow judge to have power to suspend drivers license for DWI.
Proclamation unavailable.
HB 662 To define and deregulate sale of shellfish.   Veto
HB 707 Amend law as to city occupation taxes on telephone companies.
Proclamation unavailable.
HB 841 Amend law as to licensing of veterinarians.
Proclamation unavailable.
HB 855 Allow abandonment of airports and sale or lease of lands for home rule cities in counties of 150,000 to 250,000 population.   Veto
HB 892 Commissioners Court in counties of 800,000 or more population may prohibit liquor sales in zones around court house.
Proclamation unavailable.
HB 927 Game and Fish Commission to control wildlife in certain counties and including Denton, Wise and Parker Counties.
Proclamation unavailable.
SB 161 Congressional Reapportionment.
Governor's Press Release.
SB 261 Fix minimum pay of firemen and policemen in cities of 400,000 to 420,000.
Governor's Press Release
SB 342 Extend duration of Special 37th District Court and Special Criminal District Court of Bexar County.
Governor's Press Release
SB 401 County Superintendent of schools in counties with scholastic population of 1685 to 1700 may continue in office unlesss abolished by election.   Veto
SB 414 Pay of certain employees in counties between 500,000 and 610,000 population.
Governor's Press Release
SB 424 Allow State Parks Board to sell timber from Huntsville State Park for improvements to this Park.   Veto
HCR 87 To recall House Bill No. 407 from Governor to insert severability clause.   Veto
HCR 172 Requesting that Senate Enrolling Clerk correct House Amendment No. 2 to Senate Bill No. 286.
Formal veto proclamation has not been found, but preponderance of evidence indicates that this resolution was vetoed.
HCR 174 Requesting the Governor return House Bill No. 662 to the House for correction.
Formal veto proclamation has not been found, but enrolled version of HCR indicates "vetoed" by Governor's signature. Enrolled HCR
HCR 176 Requesting the Governor return House BIll No. 899 to the House for correction.
Formal veto proclamation has not been found, but enrolled version of HCR indicates "vetoed" by Governor's signature. Enrolled HCR

Information about Vetoed Bills is unofficial and is provided as a public service by the Texas Legislative Reference Library. The Texas Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regards to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the table.