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Legislation authored by William Raleigh Chambers

Includes legislation with William Raleigh Chambers as the primary author for the 34th through 54th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

54th Regular Session
HB 135 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses incurred in the enforcement of the provisions of previous legislation, for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955.
HB 214 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Building Commission to take the necessary action to implement the relevant section of the Constitution of the State of Texas; defining such Commission's organization, authority, and duties; providing for choice of sites, and construction of the State Supreme Court Building, State Office Building, and memorials authorized by the Constitution; making an appropriation from the State Building Fund to finance organization and operation of the State Building Commission and the planning, design, purchase of site, and construction and equipping of buildings and memorials authorized by the Constitution.
HB 458 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for the reappropriation of funds heretofore appropriated for the construction and equipment of State Hospitals for tuberculosis patients to replace the State's facilities at Weaver Baker Sanatorium; appropriating funds heretofore or hereafter granted by the Federal Government or any State agency for this purpose.
HB 599 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment, in the area of Comanche, Willis and Brown Counties, of an experimental project for the study of agricultural problems applicable to that region, with particular emphasis on the study of peanuts, plant diseases, upbuilding of the land, improving production and determining the types of agricultural products suitable for the region, an alternate authority to establish an experimental station, providing for the acceptance of gifts and donations.
HB 613 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for a different method of apportioning primary election expense between certain offices, candidates for nomination therefor, and holdover holders thereof; providing disqualification for failure to pay; providing grounds for removal from office and procedure therefor.
HB 769 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing that the ownership of the surface estate in land shall constitute adverse possession of the mineral or sub-surface estate; providing a twelve (12) year period of limitation; providing that the provisions of this Act shall not apply when the sub-surface or mineral estate is drilling, producing, mining or being rendered for taxation and taxes paid thereon; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 953 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay Herbert Reed, Court Reporter for the 35th District Court, for services rendered in the case of State of Texas vs. Jimmy N. Shaver.
HB 958 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making supplementary appropriations to the State Department of Public Welfare for payment of public assistance grants during the months of July and August, 1955.
HJR 21 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 18 of Article V of the Constitution of Texas to authorize County Commissioners Courts to divide counties into any number of precincts not to exceed eight for the election of Justices of the Peace and Constables; and providing for an election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
53rd Regular Session
HB 11 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts in regard to providing for the volume corrections of motor fuel sold for the purpose of resale in Texas.
HB 162 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending statutes relative to prohibiting the sale, assignment, lease, transfer, or inheritance of any certificate or permit held, owned or obtained by any motor carrier operating under the provisions of such statute; repealing the fees which heretofore were required to be paid to the Railroad Commission in connection with any application for approval of any lease, sale or transfer or a certificate or permit.
HB 210 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety-Responsibility Act.
HB 287 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes pertaining to the compensation paid County Judges acting as Ex-officio County Superintendents so that the compensation paid to the County Judges acting as Ex-officio County Superintendents shall be received and retained by the County Judges, in addition to all other compensation provided by law.
HB 347 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes pertaining to the compensation paid County Judges acting as Ex-officio County Superintendents so that such shall be received and retained by the County Judges, in addition to all other compensation provided by law.
HB 461 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by permitting a teacher, who while unemployed has withdrawn from the Retirement System, and has since become a teacher, to be reinstated under certain circumstances to all previously accrued prior-service and membership service upon repayment of all sums withdrawn together with an additional amount within a certain period of time and upon completion of additional teaching.
HB 599 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to establishing and defining a standard motor fuel measurement for motor fuel sold, delivered or consigned to commissioned agents, consignees, jobbers or service stations for resale by such service stations to consumers of the product upon the public highways of Texas; declaring the failure to make such volume correction and temperature reading a penal offense, and providing for the punishment thereof.
HB 659 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to public grain warehouses; dealing with the storage in bulk of non-perishable grains and field seeds; vesting certain powers and duties in the State Commissioner of Agriculture.
HB 666 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for suspensions of licenses, registrations, and privileges by Court judgment after hearing on petition filed by the Department of Public Safety.
HB 866 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes providing for the establishment of roads giving the public access to properties now owned by freeholders, persons, firms or corporations who own lands to which they have no legal access, and providing means and methods of opening such roads, and providing payment of damages to the persons affected by such action.
HB 874 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to regulating the taking of fish from any public stream in the Counties of Mills and San Saba; prescribing a penalty.
53rd 1st Called Session
HB 3 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to increase the salary schedule by a certain amount for certain teachers.
HB 29 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax on the business done within this State of selling, issuing or delivering trading stamps or other similar devices; providing an effective date.
HB 75 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to authorize the creation of private corporations to provide for the mutual protection of members of voluntary non-profit poultry associations and to promote the welfare of the poultry industry; to provide the amount of fee to be paid by such corporations for filing each charter, amendment or supplement thereto; to exempt such corporations from payment of franchise tax.
HB 154 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the formation of private corporations to provide for the mutual protection of members of voluntary non-profit poultry associations and to promote the welfare of the poultry industry; providing the amount of fee to be paid by such corporations for filing each charter, amendment or supplement; exempting such corporations from payment of franchise tax.
52nd Regular Session
HB 42 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to granting the consent of the State of Texas to the acquisition by the United States of land in the State needed for programs and works of improvement in the interest of soil and water conservation and flood control; providing that this Act shall apply only to that portion of the Colorado River watershed and its tributaries from the mouth of the Concho river to and including the San Saba River and lying within Taylor, Callahan, Eastland, Comanche, Mills, Brown, Coleman, Runnels, Concho, McCulloch, Menard, Schleicher, Sutton, Kimble, Mason, and San Saba Counties.
HB 128 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for the establishment of roads giving the public access to properties now owned by freeholders, persons, firms or corporations who own lands to which they have no legal access, and providing means and methods of opening such roads, and providing payment of damages to the persons affected by such action.
HB 196 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing that in counties having only one (1) district court and having a juvenile board, such board shall designate the county or district court of such county as the juvenile court for said county, and in all other counties having only one (1) district court, but no juvenile board, the county judge and the district judge of such county shall designate the county or district court of such county as the juvenile court.
HB 287 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to apportioning the State of Texas into Congressional Districts; naming the counties composing the same; providing for the election of a member of the Congress of the United States from each district.
HB 288 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to uniform reciprocal enforcement of the duties of support imposed by law; stating the purpose of this act; defining certain terms; providing that remedies herein prescribed are in addition to other remedies; prescribing the extent of duties of support; providing for interstate rendition; providing an exception; prescribing duties enforceable; relating to evidence of husband and wife.
HB 432 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes fixing the salary of the Ex-officio Superintendent and the Ex-officio Assistant Superintendent of Public Instructions.
HB 557 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to regulating the handling and dispensing of gasoline; stating the purpose of this act; defining certain terms; providing penalties for violation of this act.
HB 576 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to repealing certain acts requiring County Clerks and County Auditors to compile annual reports to the State Auditor covering tax collections, etc.
HB 626 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to regulating and licensing the business of making small loans in the amount or value of Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars or less, secured or unsecured.
HB 670 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to Public Warehouses; dealing with the storage of grains and field seeds; defining certain terms as used in this Act; vesting certain powers and duties in the State Commissioner of Agriculture; providing for appointment and fixing of compensation for personnel to carry out the provisions of Act.
51st Regular Session
HB 82 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to permitting the Board of Pharmacy to issue a license to practice Pharmacy in this State to persons who have been licensed by examination to practice pharmacy in some other State, and have been registered in such State for a period of not less than six years immediately preceding the effective date of this Act, and have resided in Texas for a period of at least six years immediately preceding the effective date of this Act; with restrictions
HB 272 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the Texas Prison System.
HB 298 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act so as to provide for the payment of increased pensions to the widows of Confederate Veterans who have not been admitted as inmates of the Confederate Home of this State.
HB 299 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, pertaining to the granting of suspended sentences; providing that suspended sentences may not be granted in certain cases; providing that suspension of sentence shall not be granted until a finding has been made by the trial judge that the defendant's fingerprints and physical description have been taken by a peace officer of this State and two cards bearing the fingerprints of the defendant forwarded to the Bureau of Identification and Records, Department of Public Safety in Austin, Texas.
HB 317 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to designating the Poultry Improvement Board of the Texas Poultry Improvement Association as the official State agency to cooperate with the United States Department of Agriculture in administering the National Poultry Improvement Plan and National Turkey Improvement Plan with authority to promulgate the necessary rules and regulations.
HB 368 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to authorize and facilitate and aid the Tax Assessor and Collector in the collection of delinquent taxes by authorizing the appointment of a competent deputy and prescribing his duties, also authorizing the commissioners courts and Tax Assessor and Collector to adjust differences arising in delinquent tax matters, and the duty of the Tax Assessor and Collector in the case of no adjustment being agreed to; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act.
HB 408 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District No. 4 of Coleman County, Texas for the purpose of the construction, maintenance and operation of macadamized, graveled or paved roads and turnpikes or in aid thereof.
HB 497 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to provide for the licensing and regulation of junk dealers with certain exceptions; defining terms; fixing licence fees; fixing a penalty; providing a severability clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 502 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the state supervision and administration of public schools; providing for a savings clause.
HB 686 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to regulating the killing of wild deer in Brown County, Texas; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing a penalty.
HB 697 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the establishment of roads giving the public access to properties now owned by freeholders, persons, firms or corporations who own lands to which they have no legal access, and providing means and methods of opening such roads, and providing payment of damages to the persons affected by such action.
HB 716 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to granting aid to the property in and the inhabitants of Brown County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the calamitous overflows and floods of Adams Branch, which cause great destruction of property and loss of life; remitting, releasing, granting and donating to the property in and the inhabitants of said County all State Al Valorem taxes for general purposes levied or to be levied on property in said County, including rolling stock of railroads for the next two (2) years, beginning with the next fiscal year, September 1st, 1949, and ending August 31st, 1951.
HB 749 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Poultry Improvement Service as a special section of the Poultry Department of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station and the Texas Agricultural Extension Service; making an appropriation for its operation and maintenance.
HB 761 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, making an emergency appropriation for the Texas Prison System.
HB 839 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its Agency the Central Colorado River Authority, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated and granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 861 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring certain wells and cisterns to be covered at all times when not in actual operation; providing penalty for violation of provisions of the Act.
HB 958 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to recognize and declare all officers and men, who, between January 1, 1918 and November 11, 1918, served honorably in, and who never deserted or were dishonorably discharged from the two brigades of Texas Cavalry Brigade and Second Calvary, viz: First Calvary Brigade and Second Calvary Brigade, and including 7th Texas Calvary (originally organized as the 1st Texas Calvary), and 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Texas Calvary, and the Headquarters Detachments, Medical Detachments and other component groups, officers and enlisted personnel of each of said two calvary brigades, each being organized during the first half of the year 1918 as a part of the Texas National Guard under authority from the War Department of the Untied States, to be veterans of World War I within the meaning of the laws of Texas.
HB 963 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to rent, lease, use of occupy any host upon any of the waters of this State in excess of one acre, without having such boat equipped with at least one life preserver for each passenger aboard; providing a penalty for violation hereof; repealing all laws in conflict.
49th Regular Session
HB 71 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay A.R. Eppenauer the sum of $5,021.20 in refund of down payments and delay rentals paid by him for State mineral leases Nos. 20,683, 20,684, 20,685, and 20,057, covering claimed vacant public school lands located in Pecos County, Texas, adjudged to be in appropriated land not belonging to the State.
HB 165 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale and labeling of livestock medicines; providing for registration with State Health Officer; providing for enforcement; providing penalties; providing a savings clause; appropriating funds.
HB 284 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes pertaining to weights and measures; providing for the appointment of County Sealers and Deputy County Sealers of weights and measures, and providing for their salaries.
HB 346 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for the equalization of educational opportunities in Texas;providing for the appropriation and allocation of the funds for each year of the biennium.
HB 360 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to and providing for vocational education, accepting and validating previous acceptance of the benefits of an act passed by the Congress of the United States, approved on February 23, 1917, for the promotion of vocational education.
HB 407 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale of fish in Coleman County or that are taken from the waters of Coleman County, excepting any bass or crappie, commonly called white perch.
HB 435 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation and operation of charitable corporations for the purpose or purposes of owning and operating non-profit cooperative hospitals, and for the purpose of providing medical, dental, health, surgical, nursing, hospitalization, and related services and benefits, for the members and families of the members of such corporations; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act.
HB 842 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to hunt, take, or kill mule deer, commonly called blacktail deer, for a period of five (5) years from and after the effective date of this Act, in Brown and Coleman Counties; prescribing a suitable penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 864 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to repealing Articles relating to sale by Tax Collector or Court cumulative.
HB 876 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of a committee for the purpose of selecting a "Post Laureate of the State of Texas"; and prescribing the method of selection thereof.
HB 882 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by striking therefrom in subsection F the words "other than feed", and adding thereafter "except that feeding stuff or mineral feed supplements shall not be included."
HJR 51 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an Amendment providing that the Legislature shall appropriate the Available University Fund in the proportion of one-third (1/3) to the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and the balance to The University of Texas for the support, maintenance, and operation of and the acquiring of permanent improvements at said institutions, and empowering the Legislature to authorize the governing boards of said institutions to pledge the Available University Fund as hereby apportioned on any part thereof to secure bonds or notes issued for the purpose, or to refund bonds or notes issued for the purpose, of constructing buildings or other permanent improvements on the campuses of said institutions.
48th Regular Session
HB 22 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the equalization of educational opportunities in Texas; providing appropriations and allocations for the biennium ending August 31, 1945.
HB 49 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending statute pertaining to weights and measures by adding a new Article prohibiting false adjusting, manipulation, reading, or use, of a weighing or measuring device; providing for civil suits for penalties and injunctions for violation.
HB 121 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale of agricultural insecticides and fungicides, prohibiting their adulteration, misbranding, or misrepresentation, providing for the collection and analysis of samples, the expenses of the enforcement of the law, and fixing penalties.
HB 133 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to fish law for Brown County; providing a penalty.
HB 147 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation and salaries of members of the Commissioners' Court of certain counties having a population of not less than twenty-five thousand, seven hundred and fifty (25,750), and not more than twenty-six thousand (26,000) inhabitants, according to the Federal Census, in which a military camp is now established or may be established; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 148 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation and salaries of Constables and Justices of the Peace in all counties in this State having a population of not less than twenty-five thousand, seven hundred and fifty (25,750) and not more than twenty-six thousand (26,000), and containing a city having a population of not less than thirteen thousand (13,000) and not more than fourteen thousand (14,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, within the boundaries of which county is located a military camp; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 189 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to appropriating to the State Soil Conservation Board monies for payment of mileage claims of district supervisors for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1942, and August 31, 1943.
HB 252 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Permanent School Fund to discharge the loss sustained by the Fund on the bonds of the City of Cisco, Texas.
HB 339 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing that all persons who have enrolled in state institutions of higher learning that are supported in full or in part by public funds, and who are called into the armed forces of the United States of American and auxiliaries thereto or the armed forces reserves of the United States of America and auxiliaries thereto shall be refunded the unused portion of any fees or monies paid for admission and tuition, and repealing all laws in conflict therewith.
HB 567 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring each tax assessor of any taxing unit to render royalty rights and interests in oil and gas for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 589 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to changing the time for holding District Court in the Counties of McCulloch, Brown and Coleman, comprising the 35th Judicial District of Texas.
HB 635 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to directing officials charged with the duty of the assessment and collection of taxes in all counties in this State where the United States of America, prior to January 1, 1943, took possession of certain lands in said counties under condemnation proceedings, and acquired the beneficial title thereto, even though final payment was not made for the lands so taken prior to January 1, 1943, to omit said lands from the tax rolls for the year 1943 and not levy, assess, and collect any taxes upon said lands for 1943, since the United States of America had the equitable and beneficial title to said land on January 1, 1943.
HB 659 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide that members of the Legislature shall be given written opinions by the Attorney-General of the State of Texas.
HB 677 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article to reduce the annual occupation tax of twenty-five dollars ($25) per year to be collected from every Auctioneer to Ten Dollars ($10) per year.
HB 702 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for the payment of all costs by defendants who are convicted in felony cases where the sentence is suspended.
HB 709 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that this Act shall apply to any foreign corporation that shall transact business in Texas, requiring such corporation to keep some resident agent empowered to accept process during all the time said corporation shall transact or do any business within this State; providing that service of any process, pleading, notice or other paper upon such agent shall be service on such corporation.
HB 736 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the appointment of County Auditors in certain Counties.
47th Regular Session
HB 15 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting unfair trade practices that are designed to destroy farmers' non-profit sharing cooperative marketing associations; prescribing a penalty.
HB 64 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating the organization and creation of all school districts; validating bond assumption elections and all bonds authorized of said districts; validating all tax levies made in behalf of said districts.
HB 188 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to designating the Supreme Judicial Districts by transferring Coleman County from the Third Supreme Judicial District to the Eleventh Supreme Judicial District.
HB 330 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act prescribing the procedure to be followed by the Assessor and Collector of Taxes of Coleman County, Texas, in paying over to the Central Colorado River Authority the moneys granted said Authority under certain provisions.
HB 444 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act describing the consequence of soil erosion and the depletion of the fertility of the soil; reciting appropriate corrective methods; establishing the State Soil Conservation Board.
HB 446 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to creating a Special Road Law for Brown County, Texas; providing that said County may fund or refund into coupon bonds the scrip and time warrants outstanding against its Road and Bridge Fund.
HB 560 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act declaring the policy of the State with reference to building, maintaining and financing State designated roads; creating the Board of County and District Road Indebtedness, and prescribing the powers, duties and obligations of said Board; creating a County and Road District Highway Fund designating the money to be placed in said fund, and prescribing the manner and purposes for which such fund shall be expended.
HB 712 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for a more adequate and equitable salary for constable and justice of peace in certain counties of this State.
HB 724 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing an open season when it shall be lawful to hunt, take, or kill deer in Brown County, Texas; providing a bag limit of one buck for each hunter; fixing a penalty for the violation hereof.
HB 827 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to declaring a State policy regarding the activities of the various agricultural agencies of the State, especially as they affect cotton and cotton products; providing for the establishment of a cotton research laboratory and making an appropriation therefor.
HB 857 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles of the Revised Civil Statutes by providing certain changes with respect to the canvass of election returns by the county executive committee; providing certain changes in the conduct of elections, for the determining of nominees, and for the prosecution of election contests.
HB 889 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in certain counties to allow each County Commissioner certain expenses for traveling in connection with the use of his automobile on official business.
HB 890 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to empowering the Commissioners Court to fix the salary of county officers in counties having a certain population.
HB 1006 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing that certain lands owned by the State of Texas and situated within the boundaries of a common school district shall be rendered for taxation and collected for school purposes only.
HB 1041 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for the use of net weights in intrastate commerce transactions in cotton; providing a penalty.
HB 1052 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to water improvement districts deriving their powers from Article XVI, Section 59, Constitution of Texas, in which there may be located a United States military camp or base; defining the word "district";/authorizing such districts to issue negotiable revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) par value without the necessity of an election to provide funds for constructing or otherwise acquiring filtration and pumping equipment, pipe lines, and all other facilities for supplying water to military camps or bases.
HB 1081 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of a seine or net for taking fish in Brown County; providing a penalty.
47th 1st Called Session
HB 7 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for a more adequate and equitable salary for constable and justice of peace in certain counties.
HB 60 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act defining the Thirty-fifth Judicial District and determining the date and length of the term of such District Courts in certain counties.
46th Regular Session
HB 182 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing the election of two Justices of the Peace in Justice Precincts containing a city of 8,000 inhabitants or more, upon petition of five hundred qualified voters residing within such precinct.
HB 314 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Senate Bill creating a Central Colorado River Authority, providing for the donation and granting of the State of Texas to the District of one-half of all annual state ad valorem taxes collected in Coleman county for a period of twenty years, beginning September 1, 1939.
HB 418 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing plan of soil conservation, prescribing mode and manner of participation in said plan, prescribing agency through which plan may be perfected.
HB 456 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article relating to conferring on Commissioners Courts power to reopen and reconsider any assessment for taxes, etc.
HB 605 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal describing a common nuisance.
HB 704 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to increasing the salaries of the Adjutant General of the State of Texas and of the Assistant Adjutant General.
HB 746 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to raise the load limit on livestock and certain agricultural products.
HB 1094 Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill"
Caption: Relating to fixing the salaries of Superintendents of Public Institution in certain counties.