Texas Almanac, 1949-1950 Page: 90
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Taxing lands, Sec 16-a; Permanent Fund.
A&M College of Texas: Branch. Sec 13: Es-
tablished. Sec. 13; Building bonds. Sec. 18.
Board of Directors, Sec. 18, Permanent
University Fund investment, Sec 18.
College Building Fund: Allocated to state col-
leges, Sec. 17, Reallocation by Legislature,.
Nonsectarian Schools: Supported, Sec. 5 (also
I, Sec 7): Tax exemption for religious
education. Sec. 2.
AND REVENUE .. .............. Page 71
Taxation: Equal and uniform, Secs. 1, 2. 18;
Occupation taxes, Sec. 2; Public purposes
only, Sec. 3: State ad valorem a bolished.
Secs. 1-a, 1-b, -1-c; Corporations, Sec 4:
Railroads, Sees 5. 8; Motor fuels tax reve-
nues allocated, Sec. 7-a; Rate, Sec. 9,
Liens, Sec. 15; Release, Secs 10, 19, 20,
Unorganized counties, Sec 12: Farm prod-
ucts, Sec. 19, Assessment, Secs 11, 12, 14.
20; Tax sales, Secs. 13, 15: Homesteads,
Ses. 1-a, 1-b, 1-c, Officers. Secs. 14, 16.
Legislature's power, Secs. 6, 7, 17, 18,. State
College Fund, VII, Sec. 17. (See also Arts
III and XVI.)
State Automatic Tax Board, Sec. 1-a.
Exemptions: Religious, educational, Sec. 2:
Farm Products, Sec. 19, Homestead, Secs.
1-a, 1-b, 1-c.
Discount on Early Payment: Three per cent,
etc., Sec. 20
County ad valorem tax, Sec. 1-a.
Appropriations: Not for longer than two years,
Sec. 6; Special funds not to be borrowed,
Sec. 7. (See also XVI, Secs. 6 and 56.)
County Tax Assessor and Collector, Secs. 14,
15, 16, 20 (IX, Secs. 3-3-d): Sheriff. Sec 16.
Municipal taxation: See XI, Secs. 6-8.
School district tax: XI, Sec. 10.
Seawall tax: X , Sec. 7.
ARTICLE IX.-COUNTIES ......... Page 74
Organization, Sec. 1: County seats, Sec. 2.
County home rule, city-county merger,
Sec. 3; Judiciary, see Art. V; Municipal
corporations, see Art. XI
ARTICLE X.-RAILROADS .......... Page 77
Rights: Crossings, interchange of business.
Sec. 1; Contingent on accepting constitu-
tion, Sec. 8.
Duties: Common carriers. Sec. 2; Headquar-
ters in state, records, reports, etc., Sec 3;
Rolling stock liable, Sec 4; Consolidations,
Secs.5, 6; County seats, Sec. 9 (also re-
bates, XVI, Sec. 25), Use of streets, high-
ways, Sec. 7.
Railroad Commission: See XVI. Sec 30
Street railroads, Sec. 7.
CORPORATIONS ................ Page 78
Subdivisions of state: Counties. Sec 1. Cities,
Sec. 4; (Home rule. see Sec. 5; IX. Sec. 3);
Cities as independent school districts. Sec
Powers and limitations: Public improvements,
Sees 2, 9; Seawalls, etc., Secs ,. 8, Taxa-
tion, Sees. 6, 7, 9, 10. Grants to private
corporations, Sec. 3 See also III, Secs. 51-
53; XVI, Sec. 8.
CORPORATIONS ................. Page 79
(See also: Xl, Sec. 3.)
ARTICLE XIII.-SPANISH LAND
TITLES ........................... Page '9
(See also Art. XIV )
ARTICLE XIV.-PUBLIC LANDS
AND LAND OFFICE .............. Page 80
(See also Art. Xiii.) (Impeachment, XV,
REMOVAL FROM OFFICE ....... Page 81
Impeachment vested In House, Sec. 1: Pro-
ceedings before Senate, Sees. 2-5; Who may
be impeached, Sec. 2; Oath of Senators
Sec. 3; Penalty, Sec 4; Suspension pending
trial, Sec. 5; Succession to gubernatorial
office during impeachment, IV, Secs. 16-17.
Removal of District Judges, Secs 6. 7.
Address for removal of Appellate Judges,
PROVISIONS ..................... Page 81
Public Office: Oath Sec 1; Bribery. Sees. 2,
41; Duels, Sec. 4; Residence, Secs. 9, 14;
Salary deductions, See. 10; Federal officers
and state office, Sec. 12; Only one office
at a time, Secs 33, 40; Holdover. Sec. 17;
Interest in public printing, Sec. 21; Va-
cancy, Sec 27: Term-Railroad Commission,
institution boards of regents, etc., Sees. 30.
30-a; Civil Service, Sec. 30-b; Insurance
Commissioner, Sec. 38; County Treasurer
and Surveyor, Sec. 44; No exemption from
public service, Sec. 43; Prison Board, Se
58; Fees. Sec. 61.
tSuffrage: Felons disfranchised, Sec. 2, Duels,
Sec 4; Bribery, Section 5; Conservation and
reclamation districts, sec 58-c.
Miscellaneous Legislative Functions: [See
"(Mandatory)," "(Permissive)" and "(Re-
strictive)" below. Also Art. III.]
Miscellaneous Legislative Functions (Manda
tory): Oath, Sec. 1; Suffrage, Sec 2; Fines
and labor, Sec. 3; Salary deductions, Sec.
10; Usury, Sec. 11; Arbitration, Sec. 13'
Married women's rights, Sec. 15; Banks,
Sec. 16; Jurors, Sec. 19; Liquor, Sec. 20;
Roads, convict labor. See. 24; Drawbacks
and rebates, Sec. 25; Barratry, Sec. 29;
Governing boards, Sec. 30: Tenure of offi-
cials, Secs. 30, 30-a, 30-b; Forts, See. 34;
Labor, public works, Secs. 8, 35; Pay for
teachers, Sec. 36; Mechanic's lien, Sec. 37;
County Treasurer and Surveyor, So ec. 44;
Records, Sec. 45; Militia, Sec. 46; Exemp-
tion from forced sale, Sec 49; Lunatics,
Sec. 54; State Capitol, Sec. 57; Conserva-
tion, sec. 59 (See also Art. III
Miscellaneous Legislative Functions (Permis-
sive); Fences. Sec. 22; Livestock, Sec 23,
Physicians. Sec 31; Health, vital statistics,
Sec. 32; Insurance Commissioner, Sec. 38;
Memorials, historical, See. 39; Inebriate
asylum, Sec. 42; Pensions, Sec. 55; Cen-
tennial, Sec. 60; Retirement, disability and
death compensation funds, Sec. 62. (See
also Art. IIIM
M scellaneous Legisative Functions (Restric-
tive): Private appropriations, Sec. 6; War-
rants, paper money, Sec. 7; Banking, Sec.
16, Garnishment of wages, Sec. 28- Holding
more than one office, See. 40; Homestead
rights, Secs 50-52; Immigration, Sec. 56;
Reclamation bonds. Sec. 59-. (See also
Property: Of husband and wife, Sec. 15;
Vested interests, Sec. 18; Selling forts to
United States. Sec. 34; Mechanic's lien,
Sec. 37. Homestead, Sec. 50-52; Capitol
syndicate grant, Sec. 57.
Military service: Exemption, Secs. 43, 47;
Militia, Sec. 46; Forts, Sec. 34. (See alsc
Voting, VI, Sec 1.)
Former laws. Vested rights, Sec. 18; Contin-
ued, Sec. 48; Processes and writs, Sec. 53
Offenses: Affecting suffrage, Sec- 2- Fines
and labor, Sec. 3; Dods. Sec. 4; bribery.
Sees. 5, 41; Usuy See. 11; Liquor, Sec.
20; Convict labor, Se. 24; Drawbacks and
rebates. Sec. 25; HomicIde, civil action for
Sec, 26; Barratry, Sec. 29; Malpractt(e.
Sec. 31; Drunkenness, Sec. 42.
ARTICLE XVII.-MODE OF
AMENDMENT ................... Page 8
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