82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1178, Chapter 1082

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1178, Chapter 1082

Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty.
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[Photograph of Bachman Lake Park Picnic Shelter]

[Photograph of Bachman Lake Park Picnic Shelter]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an open stone structure containing a picnic area at Bachman Lake Park. Some people are seated at one of the tables on the right side of the structure. The building is surrounded by trees and there is an open grassy area in the foreground. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "36"; text under the image says "Bachman Lake Park, Picnic shelter on north shore of lake, Viewed from north."
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Improvement in Tents.

Improvement in Tents.

Date: April 8, 1873
Creator: Turner, Ephraim M.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in military tents that relates to folding tents including illustrations.
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Mosquito-Canopy Frame.

Mosquito-Canopy Frame.

Date: March 10, 1891
Creator: Jatho, Adam
Description: Patent for an improved mosquito canopy frame using two different forms of locks and metal loops with screws or nails to increase the strength of the parts which “insure easy attachment and detachments of parts and at the same time preserve a close joint” (line 100-102), includes illustration.
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Device for Sheltering Animals.

Device for Sheltering Animals.

Date: December 21, 1880
Creator: Austin, John Overton
Description: Patent for a new and improved animal shelter. This design "relates to a device which may be adapted for use as a hen's nest, a dog-kennel, a stable for domestic animals, or for analogous purposes. The principle of construction prevalent in all these different adaptations for use of the device consists of certain improved means for automatically closing the door as the animal steps into a vertically-swinging compartment, and for automatically opening the door as the animal leaves said swinging compartment" (lines 13-23).
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Interim Report to the 82nd Texas Legislature: Senate Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations

Interim Report to the 82nd Texas Legislature: Senate Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations

Date: January 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Intergovernmental Relations. Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations.
Description: Report from the Texas Senate Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations describing the group's goals, activities, accomplishments, and other information, for review by the 82nd Texas Legislature.
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