Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry Calls A Special Session for May 31, 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011  •  Austin, Texas  •  Proclamation


I, RICK PERRY, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, by the authority vested in me by Article III, Section 5 and Article IV, Section 8 of the Texas Constitution, do hereby call an extraordinary session of the 82nd Legislature, to convene in the City of Austin, commencing at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, for the following purposes:

To consider legislation relating to fiscal matters necessary for the implementation of House Bill No. 1 as passed by the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, including measures that will allow school districts to operate more efficiently.

To consider legislation relating to healthcare cost containment, access to services through managed care, and the creation of economic and structural incentives to improve the quality of Medicaid services.

The Secretary of State will take notice of this action and will notify the members of the legislature of my action.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereto signed my name and have officially caused the Seal of State to be affixed at my Office in the City of Austin, Texas, this the 30th day of May 2011.

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