|Texas statutes, codes, and constitution
Vernonís Texas Statutes Annotated and Vernonís Texas Codes Annotated, commonly known
as Vernonís, is a compilation of Texas law that is updated annually. Entries include
the text of the existing constitutional or statutory law, notes on the legislative history
of that law, and cross-references to related judicial cases, attorney general opinions,
and law review articles.
Vernonís Annotated Constitution of the State of Texas contains both unannotated and
annotated versions of the Constitution of Texas, 1876, plus extensive interpretive and
informative commentary reviewing the history of its provisions and their application
to particular constitutional questions.
The current edition of Vernonís is available for use in the Legislative Reference
Library and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The LRL also has
recent superseded bound volumes and pocket parts of Vernonís. Legislators and
legislative staff also can access Vernonís through Westlawģ e-Libraries, a legislative intranet
Current and superseded statutes from 1856, constitutions from 1866, and Vernon's pocket
parts from 1986 are available at the Texas State Law Library, (512) 463-1722.
The library has digitized versions of the Texas Constitution of 1876 and of The Revised Statutes
of Texas from 1879 to 1925 on its website. Constitutions from 1824 and 1876 are available
in digitized format on the websites of the University of North Texas Libraries and of
Tarlton Law Library in
The University of Texas School of Law.
View the unannotated constitution, codes, and statutes.
Note: The unannotated constitution also is available in hard copy in the Texas Legislative Manual or as a separate paperback volume from House Document Distribution.