The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 10 Page: 412
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General Laws of Texas.
[~lst Called Ses.
Sec. 14. The following counties shall compose the thirteenth districi;,
to-wit: Palo Pinto, Stephens, Shackelford, Eastland, Callahan, Taylor,
Nolan, El Paso, Reeves, Ward, Loving, Winkler, Andrews, Martin,
Gaines, Dawson, Borden, Scurry, Fisher, Jones, Wise, Jack, Young,
Throckmorton, Haskell, Stonewall, Kent, Garza, Lynn, Terry, Yoakum,
Cochran, Hockley, Lubbock, Crosby, Dickens, King, Knox, Baylor,
Archer, Clay, Wichita, Wilbarger, Foard, Hardeman, Cottle. Motley,
Floyd, Hale, Lamb, Bailey, Parmer, Castro, Swisher, Briscoe, Hall,
Childress, Greer, Collingsworth, Donley, Armstrong, Randall, Deaf
Smith, Oldham, Potter, Carson, Gray, Wheeler, Hemphill, Roberts
Hutchinson, Moore, Hartley, Dallam, Sherman, Hansford, Ochiltree,
Lipscomb, Howard and Miltchell.
Sec. 15. All laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of
this act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 16. The nearness of the close of the present session of the legislature
rendering it impracticable for this bill to be read on three several
days creates an emergency, and an imperative public necessity exists
requiring the suspension of the constitutional rule requiring bills to
be read on three several days, and it is so suspended.
Approved April 19, 1892.
1. Divides the state into thirty-one 3. Repealing clause.
senatorial districts. 4. Emergency clause.
2. Election returns, where received;
CHAP. 20.-[S. H. B. No. 6, 7, 9, 25 and 29.] An act to apportion the State of
Texas into senatorial districts, and to repeal all laws in conflict therewith.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
That the senatorial districts of the State of Texas shall hereafter be
composed respectively of the following named counties, each of which
districts shall be entitled to elect one senator, to-wit:
No. 1. Bowie, Cass, hMarion and Morris.
No. 2. Red River, Titus, Camp, Franklin, Hopkins and Delta.
No. 3. Lamar and Fannin.
No. 4. Grayson and Cooke.
No. 5. Collin and Hunt.
No. 6., Dallas and Rockwall.
No. 7. Rains, Van Zandt, Wood, Smith, Gregg and Upshur.
No. 8. Harrison, Rusk, Panola and Shelby.
No. 9. Navarro, Henderson and Kaufman.
No. 10. Ellis, Johnson and Hill.
No. 11. McLennan, Falls and Milam.
No. 12. Limestone, Freestone, Robertson and Brazos.
No. 13. Anderson, Cherokee, Houston, Angelina and Trinity.
No. 14. Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Sabine, Newton, Jasper, Tyler,
Liberty, Hardin, Orange and Jefferson.
No. 15. Leon, Madison, Grimes, Montgomery, Walker, San Jacinto
No. 16. Harris, Fort Bend, Waller and Austin.
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