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Gov. Perry Adds Congressional Redistricting to Special Session Call

Tuesday, May 31, 2011  •  Austin, Texas  •  Proclamation

TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EIGHTY-SECOND TEXAS LEGISLATURE, FIRST CALLED SESSION:

WHEREAS, the people of Texas, through their state constitution, have placed the power to call the legislature into special session in the hands of the chief executive officer of the state; and

WHEREAS, the members of the Eighty-Second Texas Legislature, First Called Session, have now convened to consider items presented to them by the governor;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RICK PERRY, Governor of the State of Texas, by the authority vested in me by Article IV, Section 8, and Article III, Section 40, of the Texas Constitution, do hereby present the following subject matter to the Eighty-Second Texas Legislature, First Called Session, for consideration:

Legislation relating to congressional redistricting.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have signed my name officially and caused the Seal of the State to be affixed hereto at Austin, this 31st day of May, 2011.

RICK PERRY
Governor of Texas

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