Journal of the House of Representatives of the Regular Session of the Forty-Fifth Legislature of the State of Texas, Volume 1 Page: 429

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Court of Civil Appeals for the privi-
lege of having their names placed on
the ballots of each county; providing
that each County Chairman and each
member of the County Executive
Committee who shall make any as-
sessment against any candidate for
State Representative, State Senator,
District Judge, District Attorney, As-
sociate Justice of the Court of Civil
Appeals, or Chief Justice of the Court
of Civil Appeals in a sum greater
than that provided by law for such
candidate shall be guilty of a mis-
demeanor; providing a penalty upon
conviction, and declaring an emer-
gency."
Referred to the Committee on
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections.
By Mr. Hoskins, Mr. Davis of Has-
kell, Mr. Stocks and Mr. Dollins:
H. B. No. 555, A bill to be entitled
"An Act to provide for the sexual
sterilization of inmates of State In-
stitutions in certain cases for certain
purposes; prescribing the method of
procedure and fixing the duties and
liabilities of officials concerned there-
with; repealing all laws in conflict
therewith; providing that if any sec-
tion, clause or sentence is held uncon-
stitutional such holding shall not affect
the remaining portion of the Act,
and declaring an emergency."
Referred to the Committee on
Public Health.
SPECIAL ORDER SET
Mr. Wood moved that House Bill No.
120 be set as a special order for 10:30
o'clock a. m., Tuesday, February 16.
The motion prevailed.
RELATIVE TO HOUSE BILL
NO. 235
By unanimous consent of the House,
Mr. Leonard was authorized to with-
draw his name from House Bill No.
235, as co-author of same.
RELATIVE TO CERTAIN RECOM-
MENDATION TO THE STATE
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Mr. Morse offered the following
resolution:
H. C. R. No. 33, Relative to certain
recommendation to the State Board
of Education.
Whereas, Under the statutes relat-
in' to free text books, the State Board'
of Education is authorized to select and

adopt a uniform system of text books
to be used in the public free schools
of Texas; and
Whereas, Up to the present time, al-
though music, particularly instru-
mental music, is being taught as a
regular subject in the public free
school of Texas, text books on the
reading of band and orchestra music
have not been provided as free text
books by the State Board of Educa-
tion; and
Whereas, The schools, the State
Board of Education, the State Superin-
tendent, many Members of this Legis-
lature, and others have been implored
to hasten the day of making text books
on the reading of music available to
the students studying these subjects
in the public free schools of Texas;
and
Whereas, If this matter is not con-
sidered by the State Board of Educa-
tion until their annual adoption meet-
ing in October, 1937, an adoption at
that t;me would not make the use of
the books available for some time
thereafter; therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Represen-
tatives of the State of Texas, the Sen-
ate concurring, That the State Board
of Education is hereby requested to
give the matter of furnishing free text
books on the reading of music to the
students studying these subjects in the
public free schools of Texas their
earliest possible consideration, so that
the books can, if possible, be made
available for use beginning with the
fall term of school in 1937.
The resolution was read second time.
On motion of Mr. Tennyson, the
resolution was referred to the
Committee on Education.
COMMENDING CERTAIN ACTION
IN REGARD TO TRAFFIC SAFETY
Mr. Cauthorn offered the following
resolution:
H. C. R. No. 34, Commending the
Inter-Fraternity Council of the Univer-
sity of Texas, the University of Texas,
and the Police Department of the City
of Austin.
Whereas, The Inter - Fraternity
Council of the University of Texas, the
University of Texas, and the Police
Department of the City of Austin are
conducting a program of traffic safety,
to be held Tuesday, February 16, in
Hogg Memorial Auditorium; and

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