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Published by Attorney General"s Office in [Austin] .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKFT1601 1876 .A333
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5638241M
LC Control Number68066406

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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). A digitized version of Professor George D. Braden's. 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.   The later Texas state constitution had a lot of measures to limit the stupidity of naming an abortion measure "the Freedom of Life Bill" or a lottery "the Money for the Children Act." It also limited the expenses lawmakers could incur to the same amount paid to ordinary civil servants for travel and defines loyalty to the state.5/5(6).

THE TEXAS CONSTITUTION PREAMBLE Humbly invoking 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. 1. FREEDOM AND SOVEREIGNTY OF STATE. 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 seal of the State shall be a star of five points, encircled by olive and live oak branches, and the words, "The State of Texas." SEC. All commissions shall be in the name and by the authority of the State of Texas, sealed with the State seal, signed by the .

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