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Constitutions of Texas Subject Index: C

Ca-Com

capital offences

capitol, state, appropriation of land for

cemeteries, local

census

certificates for land

Chamber of Deputies, Mexican Confederacy

Chamber of Senators, Mexican Confederacy

change of venue power for court cases, legislative

charitable institutions, tax exemptions for

charter rights of corporations

chartering of cities and towns

church and state, separation of

churches

See religion

Circuit Courts

cities and towns

court creation by legislature

1869 - Article V, section I
1876 - Article V, section 1

municipal corporations

1876 - Article XI

special revenue needs for coastal areas

1876 - Article XI, sections 7-8

suffrage rules

1876 - Article VI, section 3

See also local governments

citizen's arrest

citizenship, criteria for

civic responsibility, universal

civil authority, military as subordinate to

civil officials

civil suits

Civil War participants on Confederate side, disqualification from voting

clerks of the court

closed legislative sessions

Coahuila and Texas, Mexican state of

citizenship categories/criteria

1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 17-25

citizenship obligations

1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 14; Title VII, Articles 218-225

and continuity of law with separate state of Texas

1833 - Schedule, Articles 97-99

district assemblies

1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 67-77; Title I, Section V, Articles 106-109

executive and legislature

1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 98

organization of

1827 - Title I, Section I, Articles 34-45; Title II, Section I, Articles 110-112; Title II, Section II, Articles 115-120; Title II, Section III, Articles 121-126; Title II, Section IV, Articles 129-138

powers and responsibilities

1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 31; Title II, Section I, Articles 113-114; Title II, Section III, Articles 127-128; Title II, Section V, Articles 139-144

as federal confederacy

1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 26-32

judiciary

militia

1827 - Title V, Articles 211-214

municipal elections

1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 47-66

Roman Catholicism as state religion

1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 9-10

sovereignty of

1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 1-5

state's obligations to citizens

1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 11-12

taxation rules

1827 - Title IV, Articles 204-210

territorial boundaries

1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 6-8

See also Congress of Coahuila and Texas; executive council

coastal cities and towns, special revenue needs

colleges and universities

comisarios

commander-in-chief of military

commerce, regulation of

Commissioners' Courts (1876)

composition of

Article V, section 18

and county attorneys

Article V, section 21

and county clerk vacancies

Article V, section 20

and county sheriffs

Article V, section 23

commissions, state, establishment rules

common-law marriage

common law of England as basis for Republic's law

common property provisions

compensation

civil officials

employment/contracting rules

1876 - Article III, section 44

general provisions

1827 - Title I, Section I, Article 43
1845 - Article VII, section 7; Article VII, section 12; Article VII, section 36
1861 - Article VII, section 7; Article VII, section 12; Article VII, section 36
1866 - Article VII, section 7; Article VII, section 12
1868 - Article VII, section 8; Article VII, section 12
1869 - Article XII, section V; Article XII, section VIII
1876 - Article III, section 48; Article III, section 53; Article XVI, section 10

immigration superintendent

1869 - Article XI, section I

judicial officers

1827 - Title III, Article 200
1833 - Judiciary, Article 85
1836 - Article IV, section 1
1845 - Article IV, section 7
1861 - Article IV, section 7
1866 - Article IV, section 2; Article IV, section 5; Article IV, section 13; Article IV, section 15
1868 - Article IV, section 7; Article V, section 20
1869 - Article V, section XIII
1876 - Article IV, section 22; Article V, section 2; Article V, section 5; Article V, section 7; Article V, section 15; Article V, section 21

jurors

1876 - Article V, section 17

legislative officers

1824 - Title III, Section 4, Article 45
1833 - Legislature, Article 51
1836 - Article I, section 15
1845 - Article III, section 23; Article III, section 34
1861 - Article III, section 23; Article III, section 34
1866 - Article III, section 22; Article III, section 31
1868 - Article III, section 21; Article III, section 30
1869 - Article III, section XXVIII; Article III, section XXXV
1876 - Article III, section 24

legislative power over

1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 97
1866 - Article VII, section 7

for public appropriation of property

1833 - General Provisions, Article 17
1869 - Article I, section XIV
1876 - Article I, section 17

and succession of power

1845 - Article V, section 13
1861 - Article V, section 13

for veterans of war with Mexico

1876 - Article XVI, section 55

comptroller of public accounts

Con-Cu

Confederate States of America, congruence of laws with

confiscation of property, protection from

conflicts of interest

Congress of Coahuila and Texas (1827)

Congress of the Republic of Texas (1836)

education establishment

General Provisions, section 5

elections

Schedule, section 5

and executive branch

Article III, sections 2-3; Article VI, sections 6-7

and judiciary

Article IV, sections 9-10; Article IV, section 12

and military services

Article VI, sections 4

oath of office

Article V, section 2

organization of

Article I, sections 2-27

powers and responsibilities of

Article II, sections 1-7

voting methods

Article VI, section 13

Congress of the United Mexican States (1824)

constables

constitution

mandatory adherence to

1827 - Title VII, Articles 218-225

measures to defend authority of

1824 - Title VII, Articles 163-165

pledge to support U.S.

1876 - Article I, section 1

ratification by the people

1845 - Article XIII, sections 5-7

See also amendments

contested elections

continuity of government and law

contracts

copyrights and patents, legislative responsibility for

coroners

corporations, private

council, executive (1827)

Council of Government, Mexican Confederacy

counsel, defendant's right to

counties

and district apportionment

1869 - Article III, section XXXIX; Article III, section XLI; Declaration

election procedures

1833 - Executive, Article 74
1836 - Article IV, section 12
1868 - Article VIII, section 3
1869 - Article III, section VI
1876 - Article V, section 18; Article XVI, section 44

establishment of

1836 - Article IV, section 11
1845 - Article VII, section 34
1861 - Article VII, section 34
1866 - Article VII, section 34
1868 - Article VII, section 31

judicial officers

1836 - Article IV, section 12
1866 - Article IV, sections 15-18
1868 - Article IV, section 16
1869 - Article V, section IX; Article V, section XXIV
1876 - Article V, section 15; Article V, sections 20-21; Article V, section 24
See also justices of the peace; sheriffs

legislative responsibilities to

1869 - Article XII, sections XXIII-XXIV

organization of

1876 - Article IX

poor houses and farms

1868 - Article VII, section 36
1869 - Article XII, section XXVI
1876 - Article XVI, section 8

precinct apportionment

1876 - Article V, section 18

public school funding distribution

1876 - Article VII, section 5

public school land distribution

1845 - Article X, sections 3-4
1866 - Article X, section 6; Article X, section 11
1869 - Article IX, section VIII
1876 - Article VII, section 6

public services responsibilities

1876 - Article XI, section 2

relationship to state

1876 - Article XI, sections 1-2

taxation in

1868 - Article VII, section 40
1869 - Article XII, section XXXII
1876 - Article VIII, sections 11-12; Article VIII, section 16

unorganized

1876 - Article VI, section 2; Article VIII, section 12; Article IX, section 1

county attorneys

county clerks

county commissioners

County Commissioners' Courts

County Courts

county seats

county treasurer

Court of Appeals (1876)

disqualification of judges

Article V, section 11; Article XV, section 8

jurisdictional issues

Article V, section 8; Article V, section 16

powers and responsibilities

Article V, sections 5-6

courts, hierarchy of

craftsmen, protection of

credit

prohibition on legislature providing

1876 - Article III, section 50

crime

extradition of criminals between states

1824 - Title VI, Section 2, Article 161

legislative authorization to limit reparations

1868 - Article VII, section 48

legislative power over crimes against civil officials

1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 97

reparation to victims of homicide

1868 - Article VII, section 43
1869 - Article XII, section XXX
1876 - Article XVI, section 26

criminal cases

cruel and unusual punishments, prohibition on

currency

customs activities, legislative power to regulate