Laws Passed by the ... Legislature of the State of Texas

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Telegraph Office, 1909
 

Contents

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Requiring railroad companies to provide shelter for protection of their
99
the inspection of hides and animals
113
Prohibiting the giving or delivery of any spirituous vinous malt
119
Changing name of the House of Correction and Reformatory to
120
Allowing any county of this State to determine by a vote of the people
127
Validating and legalizing sales of real estate situated in the town
133
lakes etc to prevent overflows and to procure drainage and for
136
Amending Chapter 5 General Laws of First Called Session of Twenty
156
Amending Act of 1897 providing for boards of plumbers in cities
162
Imposing an occupation tax on all persons selling cannon crackers
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Providing for committee to investigate the penitentiaries
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federate veterans
215
Chap Page
220
Extending time for construction of roads by railroad companies
227
Establishing the West Texas State Normal College
235
RESOLUTIONS
249
Submitting an amendment to the Constitution authorizing cities and towns
255
Per diem of members of First Called Session of the Thirtyfirst Legis
263
Relating to appearances by brief of attorney in Courts of Civil Appeals
270
Providing for the maintenance of an agricultural experiment station
278
Chap Page 14 Relating to appeal bond in civil cases
284
Providing for incorporation organization and regulation of life insur ance companies
285
Regulating the sale of intoxicating liquors
293
Prescribing conditions for transacting business by fire insurance com panies
311
Authorizing the State Health Officer to isolate indigent consumptives
337
Prescribing the form of ballot in local option elections
338
Creating Texas State Board of Health and providing for its organization
340
Diminishing the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the county courts of Crockett and Edwards counties
351
Empowering district judges to act in vacation
352
Authorizing Commissioner of Agriculture to inquire into system of irri gation
353
Relating to the granting of injunctions
354
Prescribing penalties for selling or giving away intoxicating liquors in local option territory
356
Defining and regulating fraternal beneficiary associations
357
Requiring tax assessors to make statements to the Comptroller
371
Amending the law relating to the rendition listing and assessment of property
372
Providing for the appointment and compensation of official shorthand reporters
375
RESOLUTIONS Providing for the printing of the Texas Legislative Manual
380
Requesting President Taft and Secretary of State Knox to give the cotton producing States equal representation in the appointment of diplomatic and ...
381
SECOND CALLED SESSION
383
Per diem of members of the Second Called Session of the Thirtyfirst Leg islature
387
To defray contingent expenses of the Second Called Session of the Thirty first Legislature
388
Reorganizing the Twentyninth Judicial District
390
Making appropriations to cover deficiencies for the years 1905 1906
391
Reorganizing the Fifteenth and Fiftyninth Judicial Districts
394
Authorizing the incorporation of gas gasoline denatured alcohol or naphtha interurban railways
396
Relating to the sale of nonintoxicating malt liquors
397
companies to construct union passenger depots
399
Regulating the manner of making payments for public lands
429
Relating to certificates of fraternal beneficiary associations
443
Making appropriations for the support of the State government for
457
Proclamation by the Governor vetoing certain items in the appropriation
526
AppendixMessages of the Governor submitting subjects for legislation
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Page 168 - Second. If it be labeled or branded so as to deceive or mislead the purchaser, or purport to be a foreign product when not so, or if the contents of the package as originally put up shall have been removed, in whole or in part, and other contents shall have been placed in such package...
Page 167 - If it contain any added poisonous or other added deleterious ingredient which may render such article injurious to health...
Page 279 - ... resulting in whole or in part from the negligence of any of the officers, agents, or employees of such carrier, or by reason of any defect or insufficiency, due to its negligence, in its cars, engines, appliances, machinery, track, roadbed, works, boats, wharves, or other equipment.
Page 427 - No association shall make any loan or discount on the security of the shares of its own capital stock, nor be the purchaser or holder of any such shares, unless such security or purchase shall be necessary to prevent loss upon a debt previously contracted in good faith; and stock so purchased or acquired shall, within six months from the time of its purchase, be sold or disposed of at public or private sale; or, in default thereof, a receiver may be appointed to close up the business of the association,...
Page 181 - That the provisions of this act shall not apply in any case of casualty or unavoidable accident or the act of God; nor where the delay was the result of a cause not known to the carrier or its officer or agent in charge of such employee at the time said employee left a terminal, and which could not have been foreseen: Provided further, That the provisions of this act shall not apply to the crews of wrecking or relief trains.
Page 167 - misbranded," as used herein, shall apply to all drugs, or articles of food, or articles which enter into the composition of food, the package or label of which shall bear any statement, design, or device regarding such article, or the ingredients or substances contained therein which shall be false or misleading in any particular...
Page 280 - That any contract, rule, regulation, or device whatsoever, the purpose or intent of which shall be to enable any common carrier to exempt itself from any liability created by this Act, shall to that extent be void...
Page 167 - In the case of drugs: (1) If, when sold under or by a name recognized in the United States Pharmacopoeia, it differs from the standard of strength, quality, or purity laid down therein. (2) If, when sold under or by a name not recognized in the United States Pharmacopoeia...
Page 167 - If it consists in whole or in part of a filthy, decomposed, or putrid animal or vegetable substance, or any portion of an animal unfit for food, whether manufactured or not, or if it is the product of a diseased animal, or one that has died otherwise than by slaughter. SEC. 8. That the term "misbranded...
Page 170 - Michigan in the sum of ten thousand dollars, with sureties to be approved by the Governor, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties.

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