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Subject Index - Texas Constitutions 1824-1876

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labor, protection of
1868 - Article VII, section 45
1869 - Article XII, section XLVII
1876 - Article III, section 56; Article XVI, section 35; Article XVI, section 37
land. See private property; public property; titles to land
laws, procedure for creating. See bills, legislative
leasing of public lands, public school rules
1845 - Article X, section 3
legislature, state
arbitration responsibility
1845 - Article VII, section 15
1861 - Article VII, section 15
1866 - Article VII, section 15
1868 - Article VII, section 15
1869 - Article XII, section XI
1876 - Article XVI, section 13
barretry, punishment of
1876 - Article XVI, section 29
charter rights of corporations
1836 - Article II, section 3
1845 - Article VII, section 31
1861 - Article VII, section 31
1866 - Article VII, section 31
1868 - Article VII, section 30
compensation of government officials
1845 - Article VII, section 7; Article VII, section 12
1861 - Article VII, section 7; Article VII, section 12
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
county creation
1845 - Article VII, section 34
1861 - Article VII, section 34
1866 - Article VII, section 34
1868 - Article VII, section 31
1876 - Article IX, section 1
debt management
1845 - Article VII, section 33
1861 - Article VII, section 33
1866 - Article VII, section 33
1876 - Article III, section 49; Article III, section 55
disbursement of funds
1845 - Article VII, sections 7-8
1861 - Article VII, section 7-8
1866 - Article VII, sections 7-8
1869 - Article XII, section V-VI
1876 - Article IV, section 25; Article VIII, section 7
elector qualifications
1845 - Article III, sections 1-3
1861 - Article III, sections 1-3
1866 - Article III, sections 1-2
1868 - Article III, sections 1-2
1869 - Article III, sections 1-2
and executive branch
governor
1833 - Executive, Article 62; Executive, Articles 64-66; Executive, Article 75
1845 - Article V, section 2; Article V, sections 8-10; Article V, sections 17-21
1861 - Article V, section 3; Article V, sections 8-10; Article V, sections 17-21
1866 - Article V, section 3; Article V, sections 8-10; Article V, sections 17-21
1868 - Article V, section 3; Article V, sections 8-13; Article V, section 17
1869 - Article IV, section II; Article IV, sections VIII-XIII; Article IV, section XXV
1876 - Article IV, section 3; Article IV, sections 8-15
treasurer and comptroller elections
1845 - Article V, section 23
1861 - Article V, section 23
immigration jurisdiction
1869 - Article XI, section II
impeachment powers
1833 - Judiciary, Articles 88-89
1845 - Article IX
1861 - Article IX
1866 - Article IX
1868 - Article XI
1869 - Article VIII
1876 - Article XV, section 7
initial actions of state of Texas
1845 - Article XIII, section 8
and judiciary
appointments role
1833 - Judiciary, Article 80-81
1845 - Article IV, sections 12-13
1861 - Article IV, sections 12-13
1869 - Article V, section II; Article V, section VI
change of venue power in court cases
1845 - Article VII, section 14
1861 - Article VII, section 14
1868 - Article VII, section 14
1869 - Article XII, section X
1876 - Article III, section 45; Article III, section 56
County Court regulation
1876 - Article, section 20; Article V, sections 22-23
court cost responsibility
1869 - Article III, section XXXVIII
court creation in cities
1869 - Article V, section I
1876 - Article V, section 1
district apportionment role
1833 - Judiciary, Article 93
1876 - Article V, section 7
district vs. county attorneys regulation
1876 - Article V, section 21
and jury quorum
1876 - Article V, section 13
removal of judges role
1833 - Judiciary, Article 86
1845 - Article IV, section 8
1861 - Article IV, section 8
1866 - Article IV, section 11
1868 - Article IV, section 8
1869 - Article V, section X
land regulation
1869 - Article III, section 25
1876 - Article XIV, section 1; Article XIV, section 3
See also homesteads
law creation provisions
1861 - Article VII, sections 24-25
1869 - Article XII, sections XVII-XVIII
livestock regulation
1876 - Article XVI, section 23
militia establishment
1845 - Article VI
1861 - Article VI
1866 - Article VI
1868 - Article VI
1876 - Article XVI, section 46
organization and procedures of
1845 - Article III, sections 4-35
1861 - Article III, sections 4-35
1866 - Article III, sections 3-33
1868 - Article III, sections 3-31
1869 - Article III, sections III-XXIV; Article III, section XXVI; Article III, sections XXVIII-XXXVII; Article III, sections XXXIX-XLI
1876 - Article III, sections 1-41; Article III, section 58
powers and responsibilities of
1833 - Legislature, Articles 32-59
1876 - Article III, sections 42-57
public schools role
1861 - Article X, sections 2-3
1866 - Article X, sections 1-2
1868 - Article XII, section 1; Article XII, sections 5-9
1869 - Article IX, section III; Article IX, sections VII-IX
1876 - Article III, section 48; Article III, section 56
railroad responsibilities
1866 - Article VII, section 36
1876 - Article X, section 3
removal of civil officials
1868 - Article VII, section 41
1869 - Article XII, section XLI
scope of power in Mexican states
1824 - Title VI, Section 1, Articles 158-159
and slavery during Republic
1836 - General Provisions, section 9
suspension of laws authority
1845 - Article I, section 20
1861 - Article I, section 20
1866 - Article I, section 20
1868 - Article I, section 20
1869 - Article I, section XX
1876 - Article I, section 28
taxation responsibilities
1845 - Article VII, section 27-29
1861 - Article VII, sections 27-29
1866 - Article VII, section 27-29
1868 - Article VII, section 24
1869 - Article XII, section XIX
1876 - Article VIII, section 1; Article VIII, section 2; Article VIII, section 4; Article VIII, section 10; Article VIII, sections 17-18
See also amendments; Congress of Coahuila and Texas; Congress of the Republic of Texas; Congress of the United Mexican States
legitimization of common law children
1868 - Article VII, section 37
1869 - Article XII, section XXVII
lending, prohibition on legislative
1876 - Article III, section 50; Article III, section 52
libel suits and free speech right
1833 - General Provisions, Article 16
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, section 6
1861 - Article I, section 6
1866 - Article I, section 6
1868 - Article I, section 6
1869 - Article I, section VI
1876 - Article I, section 8
liens
for craftsmen's services
1876 - Article XVI, section 37
restrictions on legislature
1876 - Article III, sections 54-56
lieutenant governor
1833 - Executive, Article 62; Executive, Articles 67-69
1845 - Article V, sections 12-13
1861 - Article V, sections 12-13; Article XIII, section 12
1866 - Article V, sections 12-13
1869 - Article IV, sections XV-XVI
1876 - Article III, section 9; Article IV, section 1; Article IV, sections 16-17
line item veto
1866 - Article V, section 17
1868 - Article V, section 17
1869 - Article IV, section XXV
1876 - Article IV, section 14
literacy requirements for office
1827 - Title I, Section II, Article 53; Title II, Section VII, Article 160
livestock
legislative power to regulate
1876 - Article XVI, section 23
protection of
1868 - Article VII, section 52
local governments
ayuntamientos
1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 47-66; Title II, Section VII, Articles 155-167
1833 - Executive, Article 72
and building of railroads on public ways
1876 - Article X, section 7
chartering of cities and towns
1876 - Article XI, sections 4-5
court creation by legislature
1869 - Article V, section I
1876 - Article V, section 1
district assemblies, Coahuila and Texas
1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 67-77
municipal assemblies, Coahuila and Texas
1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 47-66
powers and responsibilities of
1876 - Article XI, sections 3-10
railroad taxation
1876 - Article VIII, section 5
restrictions on state power over
1869 - Article III, section XXV
1876 - Article III, section 56
right to prohibit sale of alcoholic beverages
1876 - Article XVI, section 20
special revenue needs for coastal areas
1876 - Article XI, sections 7-8
suffrage rules
1876 - Article VI, section 3
taxation powers and restrictions
1876 - Article VIII, section 1
lotteries, prohibition on
1845 - Article VII, section 17
1861 - Article VII, section 17
1866 - Article VII, section 17
1868 - Article VII, section 17
1869 - Article III, section XXVII; Article XII, section XXXVI
1876 - Article III, section 47
lunatic asylums
1866 - Article VII, section 10
1876 - Article VII, section 9; Article XVI, section 54