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

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Telegraph Office, 1905

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Contents

Legal Holidays
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Extending time in which to construct railroads
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Fixing penalty for theft of animals
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Amending statutes relating to jury commissioners and juries
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Authorizing appointment of temporary guardians and regulating duties
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Appointment and salary of stenographers in Courts of Civil Appeals Supreme Court authorized to issue writ of habeas corpus
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Amending statute concerning motions for new trial Page 1 3
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Amending statutes imposing franchise tax on domestic and foreign corporations
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Creating liens on progeny of live stock
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Making it an offense to run gaming house and fixing penalty
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Preventing running at large of live stock in certain counties
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Amending Revised Statutes relating to formation of corporations
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Prescribing parties to and venue of suits against railroad corporations
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Hockley and Cochran Counties attached to Lubbock County for sur veying purposes
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Fixing time for holding courts in Thirtyfirst Judicial District
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Authorizing issuance of paroles to convicts
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Limiting time to bring suits for school University or asylum lands
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Validating county records of counties organized prior to January 1 1882
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Authorizing suit for minerals and timber taken from school Univer sity and other public lands
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Requiring annual reports from corporations
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Authorizing incorporation of Lancaster independent school district
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Regulating sale of cocaine
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Providing for monthly meetings of board of trustees of asylums and Confederate Home
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Reorganizing the Twentyseventh Thirtythird and Thirtyfifth
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dicial Districts 38 Defining boundary lines of Colorado County
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Authorizing disposition of public grounds in Bryan
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Fixing residence of children of members of the Legislature while at Austin
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Creating Grand Saline independent school district
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Prohibiting the granting or use for certain purposes of lands ac quired for Galveston seawall
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Fixing time for holding courts in Twelfth Judicial District
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Fixing penalty for carrying arms
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Fixing jurisdiction of courts in Titus County
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Authorizing formation of corporations for two or more distinct
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Diversions from electric water and gas meters
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Relating to fraternal railway orders and associations
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Relating to qualification of jurors
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Relating to duties of county clerks
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Relating to Fish and Oyster Commissioner
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Prescribing duties and liabilities of public and private weighers
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Defining and regulating sale of feed stuffs 109 Relating to terminal railway companies 110 Authorizing creation and maintenance of drainage district...
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Regulating appeals in courts 116 Authorizing printers mutual fire and storm insurance companies 117 Liability of railroad for death of or injury to li...
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Fixing jurisdiction of courts in Newton County
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Providing for recording notices lis pendens 314
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Providing further methods for collecting delinquent taxes 130 Providing method for collection of taxes on property omitted from rolls 131 Providin...
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on mort
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Prohibiting members of forfeited corporations using old name 140 Providing for return of inventory of community estates 141 Providing a gross rec...
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Authorizing cities and towns to regulate rates on public utilities 146 Providing a tax on intangible assets 148 Providing a gross receipt tax on certain c...
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Prohibiting malpractice and fraud in medicine and surgery Relating to filling vacancies in office of surveyors Prohibiting use of merchandise checks
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Prohibiting by injunction contemplated use of premises for gaming Providing tax on gross receipts of insurance companies Providing for attendance ...
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Relating to pools pool rooms and horse racing
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Relating to funeral ceremonies of Hon John H Reagan
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Relating to supply of gas to Confederate Home
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Relating to a reciprocity treaty with Mexico
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Fixing penalty for aiding prisoners to escape Relating to holding local option elections Prohibiting soliciting orders for liquor in local option districts ...
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Page 244 - Notice of such election must be given by posting notices in three public places in each election precinct In said district for at least twenty days, and also by publication of such notice In some newspaper published in the county, where the office of the board of directors of such district is required to be kept, once a week for at least three successive weeks.
Page 410 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws; but the General Assembly may, by general laws, exempt from taxation public property used for public purposes, actual places of religious worship, places of burial not used or held for private or corporate profit, and institutions of purely public charity.
Page 173 - The head of each department is authorized to prescribe regulations not inconsistent with law, for the government of his department, the conduct of its officers and clerks, the distribution and performance of its business, and the custody, use, and preservation of the records, papers, and property appertaining to it.
Page 196 - You, AB, do swear that you will well and truly try and determine, according to evidence, the matter now before you, between the United States of America and the prisoner to be tried, and that you will duly administer justice, without partiality, favor, or affection, according to the provisions of the rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States...
Page 483 - And whenever any deposit shall be made by any person in trust for another, and no other or further notice of the existence and terms of a legal and valid trust shall have been given in writing to the bank, in...
Page 196 - ... swear, that you will not divulge the sentence of the court until it shall be published by the proper authority...
Page 194 - When any person is put in arrest for the purpose of trial, except at remote military posts or stations, the officer by whose order he is arrested shall see that a copy of the charges on which he is to be tried is served upon him within eight days...
Page 265 - All lands heretofore or hereafter granted to the several counties of this State for educational purposes are of right the property of said counties respectively to which they were granted, and title thereto is vested in said counties, and no adverse possession or limitation' shall ever be available against the title of any county. Each county may sell or dispose of its lands in whole or in part, in manner to be provided by the commissioners court of the county.
Page 242 - No list, tally sheet or certificate returned from any election shall be set aside or rejected for want of form if it can be satisfactorily understood. The board of directors must meet at its usual place of meeting on the first Monday after each election to canvass the returns.
Page 265 - The principal of all bonds and other funds, and the principal arising from the sale of the lands hereinbefore set apart to said school fund, shall be the permanent school fund...

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