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Constitutions of Texas Subject Index: L

L

labor, protection of

land

laws, procedure for creating

leasing of public lands, public school rules

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 III, 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

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

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 III, 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 III, 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

lending, prohibition on legislative

libel suits and free speech right

liens

for craftsmen's services

1876 - Article XVI, section 37

restrictions on legislature

1876 - Article III, sections 54-56

lieutenant governor

line item veto

literacy requirements for office

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

lunatic asylums