Laws Passed by the ... Legislature of the State of Texas

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Telegraph Office, 1873

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Page 226 - A majority of each house shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may compel the attendance of absent members in such manner, and under such penalties, as each house may provide.
Page 38 - ... with interest thereon at the rate of twelve per cent per annum from the date of sale to such redemption.
Page 227 - Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and publish them weekly, except such parts as may require secrecy. And the yeas and nays of the members on any question shall, at the desire of any two of them, be entered on the journals.
Page 397 - ... and shall hold their offices for the term of one year and until their successors shall be elected.
Page 464 - He shall, from time to time, communicate to the city council such information • and recommend such measures as in his opinion may tend to the improvement of the finances, police, health, security, ornament, comfort, and general prosperity of the city.
Page 130 - Council, and to direct that all and any buildings within the limits prescribed, shall be made or constructed of fire-proof materials, and to prohibit the repairing or rebuilding of wooden buildings within the fire limits, when the same shall have been damaged to the extent of fifty per cent of the value thereof, and to prescribe the manner of ascertaining such damage.
Page 419 - ... to the extent of two hundred feet in width on each side of said railroad, where it may pass through the public domain...
Page 474 - ... claims title, had title to the land at the time of the sale, or that the title was obtained from the United States, or this State, after the sale...
Page 424 - ... pleasure; and also to ordain, establish, and put in execution such by-laws, ordinances, and regulations as shall seem necessary and convenient for the government of the said corporation, not being contrary to...
Page 239 - Treasury shall institute suit for the recovery of the same, adding to the sum stated to be due on such account, the commissions of the delinquent, which shall be forfeited in every instance where suit is commenced and judgment obtained thereon, and an interest of six per centum per annum, from the time of receiving the money until it shall be repaid into the Treasury.

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