2 edition of Constitution of the State of Texas (adopted February 15, 1876). found in the catalog.
Constitution of the State of Texas (adopted February 15, 1876).
by Texas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations in [Austin]
Written in English
|Contributions||Texas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations., Texas. Legislature. Legislative Council.|
|LC Classifications||KFT1601 1876 .A46|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||154|
|LC Control Number||74621395|
] The State Officers to be voted for at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be a Governor, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Attorney General, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Members of the Senate and House of Representatives, three Supreme Judges, nine District Judges, and a Representative to Congress. Texas, however, continues to buck that trend favoring bigger over better. Source: Data is from the Book of the States, Lexington, KY: The Council of State Governments, , p The lengths of the U.S. and various Texas constitutions including the Constitution as amended through were obtained using computer word counts.
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Fiscal Notes, Special Edition, Pensions: Texas’ state and local government pension funds have more than 2 million members in 93 different plans. Like most states, ERS still offers defined benefit plans (DBPs), which guarantee specific amounts of monthly income upon retirement. Although both state agencies and their employees contribute to the pension fund, the investment risk is with the. In the United States, each state has its own written constitution.. Usually, they are much longer than the United States Constitution, which only contains 4, words. State constitutions are usually longer than 8, words because they are more detailed regarding the day-to .
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The Constitution of the State of Texas: An Annotated and Comparative Analysis — by George D. Braden, et al. InTexas voters approved a revision of the state's constitution.
Prior to this revision, Professor George D. Braden and others began research in order to “provide information to aid the constitutional revision process.”. Sec. FREEDOM AND SOVEREIGNTY OF STATE. Texas is a free and independent State, subject only to the Constitution of the United States, and the maintenance of our free institutions and the perpetuity of the Union depend upon the preservation of the right of local self-government, unimpaired to.
Constitution of the State of Texas, Adopted by the Constitutional Convention, Begun and Held at the City of Austin, on the Sixth Day of September, Official.
Galveston: Printed at the "News" Steam Book and Job Establishment.  Winkler-Friend Article I:. A digitized version of Professor George D.
Braden's. The book provides foundations for understanding the current Texas Constitution and some of the unique features of Texas government.
Historically, the Constitution was written in response to the state's experience with Reconstruction and the governorship of Edmund Davis, and a political culture that embraced and continues to embrace rugged 5/5(4). THE TEXAS CONSTITUTION PREAMBLE Humbly Constitution of the State of Texas book the blessings of Almighty God, the people of the State of Texas, do ordain and establish this Constitution.
ARTICLE 1. BILL OF RIGHTS That the general, great and essential principles of liberty and free government may be recognized and established, we declare: Sec. FREEDOM AND SOVEREIGNTY OF STATE.
The Texas Constitution is current through the amendments approved by voters in November In the section headings to the constitution, which are not officially part of the text of the constitution, were revised to reflect amendments and to modernize the language.
Constitution of the State of Texas, Contributor Names Texas. Created / Published Houston, Houston Telegraph Steam Print, Book/Printed Material The resources and attractions of the Texas panhandle for the home seeker, capitalist and tourist. Creation Information.
West Texas Context. This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT : West Texas., Texas.
Constitutional Convention. The Texas Constitution, with the amendment approved, Janu Winkler, E.W. Checklist of Texas imprints# Gift: Between. and The Texas State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter.
In addition to an overview of Texas' constitutional history, this volume provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significant changes that have been made since its initial drafting.5/5(1).
CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS. PREAMBLE. Humbly invoking the blessing of Almighty God, the people of the State of Texas do ordain and establish this Constitution. ARTICLE I. Bill of Rights. That the general, great and essential principles of liberty and free government may be recognized and established, we declare: SECTION 1.
Each state in the United States has its own constitution. Of course, all state constitutions are inferior (in a legal sense) to the United States Constitution, and when reading state constitutions, this must be kept in mind — a state constitution, for example, cannot validly authorize a state religion.
Constitution of the State of Texas, Article VI. Article VI of the Texas Constitution of covered suffrage. Women were excluded -- along with persons under 21 years of age, paupers, "idiots and lunatics," felons, and U.S.
military personnel in active service. For more about the Constitution ofvisit our Texas Treasures exhibit. Texas Democrats gained control of Congress in and decided it was time to draft a new constitution for Texas.
The Texas Constitutional Convention of met in Austin with the purpose of replacing the Constitution of it was believed that the new constitution should restrict the state government and hand the power back to the people.
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Toll Free: Business Services Division. The Constitution of has been the most popular of all Texas constitutions. Its straightforward, simple form prompted many national politicians, including Daniel Webster, to remark that the Texas constitution was the best of all of the state constitutions.proposing a revision of the Texas Constitution.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. The Texas Constitution is revised to read as follows: CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS PREAMBLE Humbly invoking the blessings of Almighty God, the people of the State of Texas do ordain and establish this constitution.
ARTICLE 1.Texas divisionism is a mainly historical movement that advocates the division of the U.S. state of Texas into as many as five states, as statutorily permitted by a provision included in the resolution admitting the former Republic of Texas into the Union in Texas divisionists argue that the division of their state could be desirable because, as the second-largest and second most.