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Legislation authored by Bill D. Wood

Includes legislation with Bill D. Wood as the primary author for the 34th through 56th 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.

56th Regular Session
SB 72 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles dealing with inspection of Nurseries, Florists, Florist items, Nursery Stocks, Nursery products, cut flowers, and allied products.
SB 239 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to regulating the importation of camellia plants and flowers into the State of Texas.
SB 363 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the deposit to local funds of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station to the credit of Substation No. 2, Smith County, to be expended for the restoration, operation and improvement of said Substation No. 2, the monetary consideration received by the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas for the transfer to the State Highway Commission, the use of, and jurisdiction over, 39.09 acres of land, transferred pursuant to authority of Chapter 300, Acts 55th Legislature, Regular Session, 1957.
SB 364 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to set on fire, or cause to be set on fire, or to use fire or smoke in any manner in, on, or around, any den or hollow tree within any woods or forest, or upon any cutover land, brushland, rangeland, or grasslands for the purpose of driving or smoking out game animals or bird from such den or hollow tree; declaring violation of this Act to be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine, and prescribing a penalty for the violation thereof.
SB 365 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to declare to be ex-officio the duties of the legislative members and the Board of Directors of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System member in serving on the advisory committee therein mentioned, as well as to declare that their serving as committee members shall not be construed as holding an office or position of honor, trust or profit under this State or a civil office of emolument.
SB 366 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the deputies of Assessors and Collectors of Texas.
SB 383 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to establishing and providing for a State mentally retarded school.
SB 385 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relative to use of state water to provide permits for dam or reservoir on own property of 200 acre-feet.
SB 386 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to create the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District, comprised of the counties of Smith, Van Zandt, Henderson, Anderson, Houston, Freestone, Cherokee, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Panola, Angelina, Hunt, Rains, San Augustine, Sabine, Wood, Upshur, Kaufman, Navarro, Leon and Trinity, and to locate the Court of Civil Appeals thereof in the City of Tyler.
56th 1st Called Session
SB 3 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the deposit to local funds of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station to the credit of Substation No. 2, Smith County, to be expended for the restoration, operation and improvement of said Substation No. 2.
56th 2nd Called Session
SB 27 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the deposit to local funds of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station to the credit of Substation No. 2, Smith County, to be expended for the restoration, operation and improvement of said Substation No. 2, the monetary consideration received by the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas for the transfer to the State Highway Commission, the use of, and jurisdiction over, 39.09 acres of land.
55th Regular Session
SB 215 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to branch banking.
SB 246 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to petit jurors in counties using jury wheel system to permit drawing of additional list of petit jurors.
SB 247 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to petit juries in counties using jury wheel system, preparation and delivery of list of petit jurors, disposition of cards, etc.
SB 248 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to jurors in counties using jury wheel system, to provide qualifications of jurors, expenses thereof in certain counties (150,000 or more inhabitants).
SB 363 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to granting the Commissioners Court of Henderson County permission to pay out of the General Fund of said County bounties for the destruction of wolves and predatory animals.
SB 364 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal due thereon of a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by Delta Gulf Drilling Company.
SB 365 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to inspection and classification of sweet potatoes, so as to make inspection and classification discretionary with the seller.
SB 366 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act to provide for tax exemptions and refunds in certain instances, methods of payment and making an appropriation.
SB 368 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to creating a shooting resort; providing a penalty.
SB 371 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to remove the disabilities of minority of underage males, as well as females, who are or have been lawfully married.
SB 382 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to professional sanitarians; providing a penalty for violation.
SB 383 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code relating to classes of group life insurance policies that may be delivered in this state by adding a class of policy issuable to certain associations.
SB 395 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation district comprising certain territory contained in Henderson County, Texas, to be known as "Athens Municipal Water Authority," for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic, and industrial use and processing, transporting, and distributing the same and providing plants and facilities for the collection, transportation, processing, disposal and control of all domestic, industrial and communal wastes.
54th Regular Session
HB 11 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to requiring approval by the Board of Water Engineers, or its successors, of certain Federal projects affecting public waters of the State of Texas; defining terms; requiring the Governor to submit to the Board all engineering plans for a Federal project when executive approval thereof is sought; providing for public hearings to be held and notice thereof issued and published; providing for the Board to determine if a federal project is feasible and setting standards for such determination; requiring approval or disapproval by the Board of reasonable or unreasonable projects; providing that the findings of the Board shall be final; exempting the State Soil Commission Board from the provisions of this Act under certain conditions.
HB 63 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes so as to declare as abandoned all certified filings heretofore filed with and permits heretofore issued by the Board of Water Engineers and permits heretofore issued by the Board of Water Engineers and permits hereafter issued by the Texas Water Commission, which certified filings and permits authorize the appropriation of public waters, when no part of the waters authorized to be appropriated has ever been put to beneficial use at any time during a ten-year period preceding the effective date of this Act or the date of cancellation proceedings authorized hereby.
HB 130 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes so as to add the additional requirement that everyone desiring to store, impound or retard the storm and flood waters of the State shall obtain a permit from the Board of Water Engineers, or its successors, before commencing construction of such water projects; exempting structures impounding two hundred (200) acre feet of water or less under certain conditions and for certain purposes.
HB 689 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to enlarge the purpose for which a surplus in the sinking fund for county road bonds may be used; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 803 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Gregg County, Texas, for laying out, opening, widening, grading, draining, constructing, building and repairing the public roads of Gregg County other than designated State highways in Gregg County.
HB 804 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relative to selecting qualified jurors; providing that officers write the names of qualified jurors under the law and deposit the names in a circular hollow wheel.
HB 959 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Smith County, Texas; providing its jurisdiction; conforming the jurisdiction of other Courts thereto; providing its terms; providing for the qualification, selection, tenure and compensation of the Judge of said Court; providing for transfer of cases between the Court and other Courts.
HJR 10 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas adding a section to be known as Section 49c of Article III, authorizing the issuance and sale of bonds by the State of Texas to create the Texas Water Development Fund to provide financial assistance to certain political subdivisions or bodies politic and corporate of the State of Texas in the conservation and development of the water resources of the State; providing for the levying of a state ad valorem tax of not to exceed three cents on the one hundred dollars ($100) valuation as security for such state obligations; providing for the termination of such tax levy; providing for the calling of an election and the publication and issuance of the proclamation therefor.
53rd Regular Session
HB 367 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for current operating cost to be allotted to "exceptional children teacher units."
HB 380 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing persons eighteen (18) years of age and over who are licensed as chauffeurs to drive school buses for junior colleges.
HB 660 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for establishing a permanent institution at the East Texas State Tuberculosis Hospital, near Tyler, Smith County, Texas; making the necessary appropriations for such purposes.
HB 921 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to removing the closed season on wild pheasants in Smith County but continuing in effect the general law prescribing the bag limit on the number of pheasants which may be taken, killed, or possessed.
HB 924 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the propagation of pen-raised pheasants; defining the term "pen-raised pheasant"; requiring that the carcasses of pen-raised pheasants be marked with the name and address of the raiser before they are sold or offered for sale; providing a penalty for violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 926 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to permitt the Commissioner of Agriculture to enter into reciprocal agreements with responsible officers of other states.
53rd 1st Called Session
HB 90 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating money received from the Federal Government in reimbursement for Moore Army Air Field.
52nd Regular Session
HB 2 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for the purpose of purchasing a park and recreational facilities and the construction and improvement of parking area and streets adjacent thereto, either or both; providing that this Act shall not apply to any proceedings or bonds the validity of which has been contested in any pending suit or litigation.
HB 175 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the education of exceptional children, adding the education of mentally retarded children to the present program.
HB 305 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the presumption of death after the absence of seven years, so as to make liable only the persons who received such estate by virtue of such presumption, in the event that the person presumed to be dead is found to be alive and demands his estate.
HB 627 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts providing for the time of collecting taxes in Junior College Districts whose boundaries are not coterminous with an Independent School District; providing for the repeal of all laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict.
HB 628 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to regulating, conserving and protecting the wildlife of all counties affected by the Tidal Waters of this State.
HB 649 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by establishing and constituting a Juvenile Board in certain counties to be composed of the county judge and district judges; designating a chairman and administrative officer therefor; providing that such Board shall be established and constituted in each county having therein two (2) district courts wherein one of said judicial districts includes two (2) counties; and in which such one-county judicial district there is located a city with a population of more than 24,000 according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 764 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for a period of limitation of four (4) years within which to present to the Legislature claims against the State or for consent to sue the State upon such claims, and providing that failure to present a claim to the Legislature for payment within such time or to apply for consent to sue upon such claim within such time shall forever bar such claim.
51st Regular Session
HB 55 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in certain counties based on population size to lease or sell any County Hospital belonging to said County upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed to by the Commissioners Court of such County and providing that no sale of such Hospital shall be confirmed by the Commissioners Court of such County until such sale be approved by a majority vote of the property tax paying citizens of such County and providing for the manner of conducting such election.
HB 676 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to authorizing any city having less than sixty thousand (60,000) population which is operating under a home rule charter, and which city on January 1, 1949, owned and was operating a public parking lots, to issue revenue bonds for permanent improvements to such lots; containing a severability provision.
HB 704 Author: Wood, Bill D.
Caption: Relating to providing a minimum one-eighth royalty on oil and gas; declaring the act to be severable.
HJR 27 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide for the creation and establishment of rural fire prevention districts.
50th Regular Session
HB 680 Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the reorganization and continuation of the Special District Court of Smith and Wood Counties, Texas.