The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 1 Page: 435
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Constitution of Coahuila and Texas.
congress, it may be convoked to extra session, provided, that by unanimous
vote two-thirds of the members of the standing deputation, and of
the executive council, convened for that purpose, shall so agree.
ART. 90. 9 Should the circumstances or business that occasioned the
extra convocation of congress be very weighty and urgent, the standing
deputation, convened with the council and other members present in
the capitol, shall take the necessary temporary measures, and give notice
thereof to congress as soon as it shall have convened.
ART. 91. When congress meets to hold extra sessions, the same deputies
shall be called to concur therein, whose duty it is to attend the ordinary
sessions of that year, and they shall be exclusively engaged upon the
subject or subjects comprized in the letter of convocation; but should
they not have concluded the same by the time the ordinary sessions are to.
be opened, the extra sessions shall be closed, and the business for which
they were called, be continued in the former.
AnT. 92. -olding extra sessions shall not impede the election of newdeputies
at the time prescribed by this constitution.
ART. 93. The extra shall be opened and closed with the same formalities
as the ordinary sessions.
ART. 94. The governor shall cause all resolutions adopted by congress
on removal of its residence, or prorogation of its sessions, to be executed,
without making observations thereon.
AIT. 95. Congress in all that pertains to its internal order and government,
shall observe the rules that shall be formed by the present congress,
with power to make therein, such reforms as it may judge necessary.
ART. 96. The deputies shall be entirely renewed every two years, and
those of the preceding congress may be re-elected, but they shall not be
obligated to accept this charge until after the interval occupied by a
deputation. The deputies of the present congress shall for this time be
excepted from the provision of this article, and shall not be re-elected to.
the next constitutional congress.
Powerls of Congo-ess, antd its Per-lmanent Depftatzion.
ART. 97. The following prerogatives shall belong to congress.
First.-To enact, interpret, amend or repeal the laws relative to the
administration and internal government of the state in all its branches.
Second.-Regulate the votes received by citizens at the electoral district
assemblies for governor, vice governor and councillors, and make
choice of the same, as the case may be.
Thiird,-To decide by ballot the ties that occur between two or more
persons in elections to said trusts.
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 1, book, 1898; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5872/m1/443/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .