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4 edition of Constitution of the State of Texas. found in the catalog.

Constitution of the State of Texas.

Adopted by the Constitutional Convention begun in the city of Austin, Texas on September 6th, 1875, and finished November 24th, 1875; ratified by the people February 15th 1876; in force from the 18th day of April 1876. With amendments declared adopted October 14th, 1879...[to] December 1st, 1898.

by Texas.

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Published by Gammel Book Co. in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional law -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnnotated by D.B. Axtell.
      ContributionsAxtell, D. B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFT1601 1876.A6 A9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination409 p.
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6905251M
      LC Control Number01010890
      OCLC/WorldCa3727059

      The Texas State Law Library serves the legal research needs of the Texas Supreme Court, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the Texas Attorney General, other state agencies and commissions, and the citizens of Texas. We are a public law library. A new fundamental law was ratified in September of For the following nine old ages Texas stood as an independent state. In Texas was one of 28 political units in the United States. raising the US flag in mid-February (Frantz p. 90). The Constitution of Texas .

      ] 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. 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.

      CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON This Constitution was framed by a convention of seventy-five delegates, chosen by the people of the Territory of Washington at an election held , under section 3 of the Enabling Act. The convention met at Olympia on the fourth day of July, , and adjourned on the twenty-second day of August File Size: 1MB. Constitution State Services LLC is a Texas Limited-Liability Company filed on August 6, The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is The Registered Agent on file for this company is Corporation Service Company D/B/A Csc-Lawyers Inco and is located at E. 7th Street Suite , Austin, TX Founded:


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