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Legislation authored by Warren Clay Cowen

Includes legislation with Warren Clay Cowen as the primary author for the 50th through 57th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

57th Regular Session
HB 52 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuance of certificates of title on boat motors and prohibiting sale of boat motors in this State after the first sale except through use of the certificates of title issued thereof; placing the administration of the Act in the Texas Highway Department; prescribing offenses; and fixing the effective date of this Act.
HB 220 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing quarterly reporting, remitting and bonding procedures for the Miscellaneous Excise Taxes.
HB 222 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Chapter I, Title 122A, Taxation-General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, to require every report, annual report, return, declaration, statement, or other document required to be made by any person, firm, association, company, or corporation to be verified by written declaration under penalty of perjury; providing penalties for filing a false report.
HB 227 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute exempting from forced sale a motor vehicle owned by a family or a person who is not a constituent of a family.
HB 369 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Chapter 9, Article 9.14 of House Bill No. 11, 56th Legislature, Third Called Session, to provide for refund of motor fuel taxes paid by a transit company on motor fuel used or consumed.
HB 1075 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act promoting health and safety by regulating construction standards of mobile homes; providing penalties.
HJR 37 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that one (1) motor vehicle owned by a family or by a person twenty-one (21) years of age or older who is not a constituent of a family shall be exempt from all ad valorem taxes imposed by the State or any political subdivision or instrumentality of the State.
57th 1st Called Session
HB 67 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to promote health and safety by regulating construction standards of mobile homes; providing for establishment of standards; conferring powers and duties of enforcement upon the State Department of Health; providing for penalties.
57th 3rd Called Session
HB 40 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to promoting health and safety by regulating construction standards of mobile homes; designating the State Department of Health as the enforcement agency; appropriating moneys collected to the State Department of Health for expenditure in the enforcement of this Act; providing penalties for violation.
HB 48 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the restrictive clause contained in the General Appropriation Bill to permit the State Highway Department to expend appropriated funds for title insurance on land acquired for right-of-way for State Highways in the State of Texas.
56th Regular Session
HB 6 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to constituting Arlington State College a fully State-supported co-educational senior college; providing an effective date.
HB 49 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes refunding motor fuel taxes to certain transit companies.
HB 149 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide that the State Board of Education shall select and adopt a uniform list of textbooks on certain subjects to be used in all elementary grades of the public free schools.
HB 417 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by prohibiting certain coercive trade practices.
HB 418 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuance of certificates of title on boat motors and prohibiting sale of boat motors in this State after the first sale except through use of the certificates of title issued therefor; prescribing offenses; making an appropriation; fixing the effective date of this Act.
HB 491 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to amending the Public Accountancy Act of 1945.
56th 2nd Called Session
HB 45 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the refund of certain taxes to transit companies for the use of the public streets and other projects.
56th 3rd Called Session
HB 49 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation and licensing of the occupation of contracting for the performance of painting, decorating and paperhanging, or any of these occupations.
HB 56 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts to provide for refund of motor fuel taxes paid by a transit company on motor fuel used or consumed, or to be used or consumed, except the one-fourth (1/4) of the taxes which is allocated to the Available School Fund, by the Constitution of the State of Texas.
55th Regular Session
HB 230 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the issuance of permits by the State Highway Department for the movement of overlength and overwidth mobile homes and/or component parts thereof over the highways of Texas.
HB 316 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that certain taxes shall not be applicable when motor fuel, liquefied gases, and other liquid fuels are used or consumed, or are to be used or consumed by certain transit companies.
HB 451 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal due on a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by the Chicago Corporation.
HB 452 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal due on a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by the Sinclair Oil and Gas Company.
HB 932 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Lakeside Water District of Tarrant County."
54th Regular Session
HB 25 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by changing provisions relating to contributions payable by cities to the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund, benefits payable to beneficiaries of deceased members, and length of service for eligibility for benefits.
HB 517 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to cemeteries and cemetery corporations; excluding from the definition of "cemetery business," cemetery businesses" and "cemetery purposes" the manufacture or sale of crypts or vaults, monuments, the sale of live or cut flowers, the sale of caskets or the conducting of funeral services.
53rd Regular Session
HB 55 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to require safety rails or bars around the top deck of any trailer or semi-trailer designed to transport other vehicles or motor vehicles.
HB 344 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to amending the Certificate of Title Act, redefining certain terms used therein.
HB 645 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to providing for the licensing, inspection, and regulation of house trailers and the use of house trailers upon the highways of the State of Texas.
HB 777 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that certain payments shall be made to the widow of a fireman in certain instances; providing that such provision shall be mandatory if approved by a majority vote of the participating members in the Relief and Retirement Fund.
HJR 21 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a four year term of office for elective State, district, county and precinct officers; staggering the terms of such offices by having certain holders thereof be elected for terms of varying length in the November, 1954, general election; prescribing eligibility for such offices; providing that the salaries of elective State officers shall be fixed by the Legislature; prescribing a minimum salary for certain State officers; providing that certain officers shall not be permitted to have their names placed on the ballot for any other office at any election unless they resign from the offices which they hold or unless the terms of office they hold expire within the calendar year when such election is held; removing from the Constitution the office of Hide and Animal Inspector; providing that Justice Precincts shall be divided on the basis of population; removing the mandatory provisions providing for the election of two Justices of the Peace in certain cities.
HJR 32 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting the Legislature to exempt from taxation buildings and properties owned by veteran organizations duly chartered by the Congress of the United States, including the American Legion, and used exclusively for said organizations' activities, including necessary furniture and fixtures, and providing that the property to be exempt shall not be more than is reasonably necessary for a building.
50th Regular Session
HB 30 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red"
Caption: Relating to enacting the Safety Responsibility Law, providing for proof of financial responsibility by owners and operators of motor vehicles in the State of Texas under certain circumstances; providing for the revocation and cancellation of drivers' licenses and motor vehicle registrations; providing for the administration of the Act and for appropriate court review; providing penalties for violations.
HB 279 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to limiting package store permits that may be issued by the Texas Liquor Control Board; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 280 Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to prohibit the sale of intoxicants containing more than 14% by volume of alcohol on any premises where minors are permitted; prescribing penalties; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.