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Legislation authored by James McDonald Heflin

Includes legislation with James McDonald Heflin as the primary author for the 34th through 55th 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.

52nd Regular Session
HB 716 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to equalizing and establishing the salaries of all Judges of Special Probate Courts, County Courts at Law and County Criminal Courts, irrespective of slight variations in the names of such courts, in all counties having a population of Eight Hundred Thousand (800,000) or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 772 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing and regulating the compensation of official shorthand reporters in courts in counties having a population of six hundred thousand (600,000) or more.
51st Regular Session
HB 12 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act of the 41st Legislature, pertaining to the sale of products produced by The Texas Prison System to the State of Texas, its institutions and political subdivisions; providing for the sale of surplus agricultural products and other personal property owned by the Texas Prison System, other than manufactured products produced for the purpose of sales; providing a severability clause.
HB 154 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain act providing for the appointment of a Chief Probation Officer and Assistant Probation Officers and fixing their terms of office; providing for a saving clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
HB 213 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, known as the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Act; providing a saving clause.
HB 214 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorize county clerks to destroy all chattel mortgages which have remained on file for a period of more than ten (10) years, unless an affidavit is filed as herein provided.
HB 295 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to providing for regulations of life insurance and health and accident insurance issued in connection with loan transactions; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act to the extent of such conflict; fixing a penalties for providing false information or refusing to comply with the terms of this Act; declaring the provisions of this Act to be severable.
HB 301 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to repealing a previous Act, known as the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund in certain cities.
HB 313 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, in regard to use tax on motor vehicles bought outside State.
HB 324 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that in counties having a population of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) or more according to the last preceding Federal Census, the Criminal District Attorney may, with the advice and approval of the Commissioners Court increase the salaries otherwise authorized by law and appoint additional assistants and employees and fix their salaries.
HB 329 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the governing body of the Harris County Flood Control District to provide for and administer a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for the appointive officers and employees of the District, when it has been authorized by a majority vote of the District in an election held for the purpose.
HB 344 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the disposition of moneys derived from the Certificate of Title Act.
HB 366 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, exempting certain boilers within the city limits of cities having a population of three hundred and eighty four thousand (384,000), or over, from inspection, inspection fees, etc.
HB 373 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing a Civil Service System for firemen and policemen in all cities having a population of ten thousand (10,000) inhabitants or more; requiring and regulating competitive examinations and classification of applicants for classification and employment as firemen or policemen; providing a repealing and savings clause.
HB 418 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, regarding the salaries of County Commissioners in certain counties.
HB 432 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to conferring upon all counties in the State of Texas the right of eminent domain to acquire property, real and personal, rights of way and easement over land, public or private, for making and digging canals, drains, levees and improvements for flood control.
HB 436 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the maximum and minimum of the salaries to be paid to the County Judge, the Sheriff, the District Attorney of Criminal District Attorney, as the case may be, the District Clerk, the County Clerk, the Assessor and Collector of Taxes, the County Treasurer, and the Judges of any County Courts at Law in counties having a population of three hundred thousand (300,000) or more according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census.
HB 458 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating direct lines of insurance with insurers not licensed to do business in this State; providing severability; providing for repeal of laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 459 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for fixing the amount of net retentions permissible without reinsurance by companies licensed in Texas in the writing of fire and allied lines of insurance; providing exemptions; providing severability; providing for repeal of laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 493 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to provide that unless a certified copy of a certificate of birth is specifically requested, the State Registrar or Local Registrar shall issue, upon payment of a fee of fifty cents a certification of birth containing only the name, sex, color, date of birth and place of birth of person to whom it relates.
HB 544 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the equipment, support, maintenance, and operation of The Texas State University for Negroes for the period beginning September 1, 1948, and ending August 31, 1949.
HB 545 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors to erect, equip and acquire certain buildings for Texas State University for Negroes.
HB 546 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas State University for Negroes to charge, use and appropriate to its own use certain fees, receipts, gifts, and institutional funds; validating prior use of such funds.
HB 625 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending Article 2095, R.C.S. 1925, as amended in regard to payment of typist, and other expenses in filling the jury wheel.
HB 656 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining the offense of encouraging or contributing to child delinquency and prescribing the punishment thereof, stating the definition of the term delinquency, fixing the jurisdiction of the court, authorizing the court to suspend any sentence imposed and to require a bond conditioned on the performance of conditions imposed by the court.
HB 657 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its Agency the Harris County Flood Control District, to which State general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 658 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing retirement for juvenile officers, probation officers and court reporters in certain counties.
HB 729 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for and making certain findings with respect to the road system in Harris County; declaring the provisions hereof to be severable; declaring this law to be cumulative.
HB 782 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to empowering any District Court of this State to issue a temporary writ of injunction upon application by a city operating under a special charter or home rule charter where such city has by ordinance found and determined that a serious fire hazard to life and property exists and seeks to enforce such ordinance by injunction; providing a savings clause.
HB 790 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the manner and procedure in which any municipal corporation or city having in effect a comprehensive zoning ordinance as prescribed by State Statutes may be annexed to, incorporated into or combined with another such municipal corporation of city; providing a saving clause.
HB 791 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for increasing the permissive rate of tax to be levied for equalizing educational opportunities in counties having a population of five hundred thousand (500,000) or more, according to the latest preceding Federal Census, so that the rate permissive in such counties shall not exceed Five Cents (5¢) to be authorized by an election.
HB 795 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amend certain Article relative to condemnation proceedings in regard to conservation and reclamation.
HB 851 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering navigation districts heretofore or hereafter organized, containing a municipality of three hundred thousand (300,000) population or more by the last or any future Federal Census, to provide for and administer a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the district in an election held for the purpose; prpviding that unconstitutionality of any part of the Act shall not invalidate the remainder; making the Act cumulative with other laws on the subject.
HB 853 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing navigation districts to set aside Promotion and Development Funds, and to make payments therefrom of any expenses of matter incidental to the advertising, development or promotion of such navigation district, etc.
HB 876 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the date of all school elections in counties having a population of five hundred thousand (500,000) or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census; providing an effective date.
HB 912 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the County Judge to appoint a Master In Chancery to perform probate duties in counties having a population of 500,000 or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census; making the Act cumulative of other laws relative to election of special judges of County Courts and providing a savings clause.
HB 993 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Building Commission in anticipation of the adoption by the people of Texas of Senate Joint Resolution No. 18: providing for the term of office for the members of said commission; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing a saving clause.
HJR 8 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution so as to provide for annual meetings of the Legislature, shorten the regular terms to sixty days instead of one hundred twenty days, fixing the terms for convening, providing that the first twenty days shall be devoted tot he introduction of bills and resolutions, acting upon emergency appropriations, passing upon confirmation of recess appointments of the Governor, and such emergency matters as may be submitted by the Governor in special messages to the Legislature; providing for an election upon such proposed Constitutional Amendment and making an appropriation therefor.
50th Regular Session
HB 63 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating creating a special fund to be known as the Police Officers' Pension System in all cities in this State having a population of three hundred and eighty-four thousand (384,000) inhabitants or more; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 131 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that the discount of four per cent (4%) allowed to distributors in their purchase of cigarette tax stamps shall be increased to a rate of six per cent (6%).
HB 205 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to powers of boards of directors of railroad companies; providing for number of directors.
HB 206 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to sell 100 acres of land out of the Solomon Smith Survey, Abstract 254, in Waller County, Texas.
HB 207 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that no person shall alter, change, or erase any motor number, serial number, or manufacturer's number of vehicles for the purpose of changing identification thereof and to further provide that no person shall stamp or place any motor number or serial number other than a State Highway Department assigned number on any vehicle; providing a penalty; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 286 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide for the inclusion of house trailers in the Certificate of Title Act; providing a saving clause; providing a repealing clause.
HB 348 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay a judgment obtained by Gulf Oil Corporation and rendered against the State of Texas.
HB 424 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the practice of hairdressers and cosmetologists; providing certain penalties; providing a repealing and saving clause.
HB 446 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, by providing that chattel mortgages, deeds of trust and other instruments of writing intended to operate as a mortgage or lien upon railroad equipment and rolling stock, as well as written contracts for the conditional sale, lease or hire of railroad equipment and rolling stock, shall be recorded in the office of the Secretary of State; repealing all laws conflicting herewith.
HB 539 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act; providing for the disposition of moneys derived from the Certificate of Title Act.
HB 543 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, transferring the general control and management of the Texas School for the Deaf from the State Board of Control to the State Board of Education; providing the Act shall be effective from and after September 1, 1947.
HB 554 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Chapter relative to the practice of Architecture, so as to more accurately define the practice of Architecture, and to more accurately describe violations thereof and more equitably prescribe the penalties for violations of any provision of such Chapter; eliminating certain exceptions.
HB 571 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the fixing of compensation of certain designated District, County and Precinct Officers in certain counties.
HB 579 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law, to provide for more adequate supervision of roads.
HB 580 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Harris County Flood Control District to take possession of property in eminent domain proceedings upon deposit with the County Clerk of the amount awarded to the owner or owners, providing that an appeal from the award of the Commissioners in condemnation proceedings shall not have the effect of causing any suspension of work.
HB 581 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to providing for an election in Flood Control Districts in all counties where the boundaries of such Districts are coincident, for the purpose of submitting to the resident, qualified voters the question of levying a tax for the purpose of paying the principal and interest on bonds of such Districts.
HB 582 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain districts composed of less than whole of the county and situated wholly within counties having a population of five hundred thousand (500,000) or more, to contract for auditing services, providing for the filing of audit reports, prescribing rules in regard to auditing of accounts, providing for the payment of the expense thereof.
HB 597 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing an automobile expense allowance out of county funds for constables in heavily populated precincts in counties of more than five hundred thousand (500,000) population.
HB 603 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to expenses in filling the jury wheel in certain counties.
HB 612 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing banks and trust companies to remain open on holidays, and to designate certain additional holidays upon which such banks and trust companies may remain closed.
HB 623 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the acceptance of the Battleship "Texas" by the Commission of Control from the United States Government and providing for establishment of same for exhibition as a permanent memorial for the purpose of commemorating the heroic participation of the State of Texas in the prosecution and victory of the Second World War; providing a saving clause.
HB 639 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing the formation, creation and establishment of combined health units for cities and counties; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 649 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to placing all State Parks and all other tracts of land used or to be used by the State for the purposes of public parks and/or recreational areas, including all public parks, historical parks, and/or recreational areas now under the control and custody of the State Board of Control, except the San Jacinto Memorial Tower, under the control and custody of the State Parks Board, under the authority conferred upon such Board by existing law; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 679 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to providing that certain cities which have annexed territory within water control and improvement districts or fresh water supply districts shall, under named circumstances, take over the assets and liabilities and perform the functions of such districts; reciting a saving clause.
HB 723 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to validating all Municipal Pension Systems.
HB 724 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, creating Municipal Pension Systems in all cities in this State having a population of three hundred and eighty-four thousand (384,000) or more.
HB 780 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain educational institutions heretofore created, to enter into and carry out certain agreements with any State University for Negroes established in this State; repealing all Special and General Laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act to the extent of such conflict; providing a saving clause.
HB 826 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article by adding thereto a provision that in cities having a certain population and the charter of which provides a method for the filing of candidates for city offices, such charter provision shall control.
HB 880 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists.
HJR 48 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a method of maintaining, operating and supporting the University for Negroes established by S. B. No. 140 of the Fiftieth Legislature.
49th Regular Session
HB 49 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide requirements for students and demonstrators; providing qualifications for board members; providing for penalties for the violation thereof; providing for repealing certain actions; providing a savings clause.
HB 159 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to excep from the provisions for compulsory payment of the cost of support, maintenance and treatment of the persons legally liable for the support of children received and kept in the Texas School for the Deaf; Texas School for the Blind; Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute for Colored Youths.
HB 213 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to creating special liens for services rendered in storing, towing, transporting, carrying and pulling motor vehicles, and providing for the possession and the manner of the foreclosure and sale of said motor vehicles to satisfy such charges.
HB 267 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for the fixing of the amount of fees to be retained by precinct, county, and district officers; providing a saving clause.
HB 268 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Recreation Board; fixing the method of appointment, qualifications and terms of the members thereof; providing severability of the provisions thereof.
HB 441 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts; providing for the method of payment of benefits, the method of determination of benefits and duration thereof.
HB 511 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the disposition of monies derived from the Certificate of Title Act.
HB 605 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to granting cities of more than 175,000 population the right to regulate, limit, and prohibit the drilling and operation of water wells within the limits of such city and five miles adjacent thereto, excepting incorporated towns, Fresh Water Supply Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, or any Districts created by law; providing for the enforcement therefor.
HB 629 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to right of recovery of damages by an employee of a subscriber to the Workmen's Compensation Act of Texas who is injured under circumstances creating a legal liability in some person other than the subscribing employer or his agents, servants or employees and relating to the subrogation right of the insurer paying workmen's compensation benefits to such injured employee or his legal beneficiaries and the association may enforce such respective rights as may accrue to him or them against any person other than the employer or his agents, servants or employees and may make compromises or settlements with the person against whom the legal liability may be imposed; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 673 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to providing for automobile for use of county school superintendent in certain counties.
HB 674 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to providing for the abolition of drainage districts in all counties in this State where there shall have been created or may hereafter be created by the Legislature, or under its authority, a flood control district or conservation or reclamation district composed of all or a portion of the territory of such counties, pursuant to the provisions and under authority of Section 59 or Article XVI of the Constitution, whose territory includes such drainage districts.
HB 873 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Comptroller of Public Accounts of this State to receive and receipt for funds to be paid by the Secretary of the Treasury under the provisions of the Act of August 18, 1941, etc.; authorizing and regulating the time, method and manner of disbursement of such funds.
HB 877 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of district judges in counties having a population of 500,000 or more, according to the past preceding or any future Federal census, and providing for additional compensation to be paid out of county funds.
47th Regular Session
HB 24 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relative to fixing the load limit which may be lawfully carried on commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers or semi-trailers on the public highways outside of the limits of an incorporated city or town; providing penalties.
HB 60 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to empowering the Board of Insurance Commissioners to prescribe maximum rates of commissions which may be paid to local recording agents by insurance companies; regulating the prescription and payment of maximum commissions; providing certain penalties.
HB 106 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to providing that if associations become insolvent the employer shall be liable for certain compensation.
HB 113 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to levying, collecting, and enforcing payment of an annual license tax upon itinerant non-resident photographers or transient makers of photographs within this State.
HB 114 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to regulating and controlling the practice of photography and requiring a certificate of registration to practice photography; creating the State Board of Photographic Examiners; imposing certain fees; prescribing certain penalties.
HB 115 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act by defining the offense of negligent homicide by motor vehicle or motorcycle.
HB 116 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to Poll Tax Books.
HB 117 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to the mode of paying poll tax.
HB 118 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to defining and regulating the sale and/or resale of used and/or secondhand watches in the State of Texas; providing certain penalties; providing exemptions for certain of pawnbrokers' auction sales of unredeemed pledges.
HB 468 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for certain changes in fees, requirements, and regulations with respect to schools of beauty culture, the operation of beauty parlors, and the personnel engaged in the trade or practice of beauty culture.
HB 491 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to by changing the distance and method of measurement so that certain governing authorities may prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages within five hundred feet of any church, school or public hospital.
HB 562 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act relative to the allocation of the registration fees on motor vehicles.
HB 579 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to an Act providing that any license and weight inspector of the Department of Public Safety or other designated officers believing the gross weight of any vehicle to be unlawful may cause same to be weighed; fixing penalties for violating this Act.
HB 753 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act defining the term "wages" as being exclusive of gratuities, including tips; exempting certain employees from the provisions of the Act.
HB 810 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to the powers of Railroad Corporations.
HB 910 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act by fixing the authority and duties, in certain enumerated cases, of Assessors and Collectors of Taxes in certain counties by authorizing the making of certain oaths and affidavits before such Assessors and Collectors of Taxes and their Deputies.
HB 1020 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund in certain cities; creating a board to administer such Fund.
HJR 24 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an Amendment to Article V of the Constitution of Texas by adding thereto authority for the Legislature to increase, diminish or change the probate or other jurisdiction of the County Court and to create additional Courts having either exclusive or concurrent jurisdiction with the County Court.
46th Regular Session
HB 167 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act requiring local recording agents of insurance companies to be paid full commission.
HB 169 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act by providing that the State Issuance Commission shall have the authority to fix the rate of the commissions to be allowed and paid local recording agents and solicitors.
HB 358 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing any person or corporations engaged in supplying coats, aprons, frocks, towels, or other textiles for hire or compensation may file its name or trade mark with the County Clerk and with the Secretary of State; providing a penalty.
HB 553 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to validating all interest-bearing time warrants heretofore authorized by cities having a population of two hundred and eighty-five thousand (285,000) or more according to the latest United States Census, issued or authorized to be issued in payment or part payment for the construction of administration buildings, hangars, and hangar doors construction of administration buildings, hangars, and hangar doors for its airport and/or to improve, enlarge, extend, or repair its airport.
HB 554 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to enabling cities of over two hundred and eighty-five thousand (285,000) population, to establish two (2) Corporation Courts.
HB 573 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the possession of any marble table, slot machine, punch board or other similar device; declaring a penalty.
HB 574 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to prohibiting all Burial Associations or Death Benefit Associations operating on an assessment basis from doing business in this State.
HB 604 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act so as to make certain provisions with respect to the authorization and issuance of revenue bonds and notes by cities having more than one hundred and sixty thousand (160,000) inhabitants.
HB 691 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to transferring all duties, powers, and functions of the State Board of Barber Examiners, and the State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists to the State Department of Health.
HB 710 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article providing for the exemption from the provisions of the same corporations having on deposit with State Treasurer or other approved depository One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00).
HB 822 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article authorizing the Assessor and Collector of Taxes to appoint deputies to assist him, etc.
HB 823 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act adding a proviso applying in counties having a population of more than three hundred and fifty-five thousand (355,000), according to the last preceding federal census; fixing the limits of the salaries to be paid deputies, assistants, and employees of district, county, and precinct officers.
HB 824 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to providing that in certain counties the Commissioners Court shall make a reasonable allowance to each Justice of the Peace for the operation of automobiles in connection with their official business.
HB 831 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the payment into the county's general fund of all unclaimed trust funds which have remained on hand with any county or district clerk for a period longer than four years.
HB 874 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article relating to salaries of County Treasurers in certain counties.
HB 936 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to validating the Civil Service status of employees in certain cities.
HB 937 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute setting up methods whereby taxpayers may attack or have reviewed assessments for ad valorem taxes relating to real or personal property.
HB 958 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to providing for a budget system in counties of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) inhabitants or more, and the procedure thereunder, and the enforcement thereof, and for reports with respect to said budget, and the finances of said counties.
HB 960 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to creating a police pension system for all cities in this State having a population in excess of two hundred and ninety thousand (290,000); providing for the creation of a policemen's relief and retirement fund for such cities.
HB 969 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas providing for the payment of expenses in extradition cases.
45th Regular Session
HB 147 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to empowering and authorizing cities and towns in the State of Texas having a population in excess of two hundred and ninety thousand (290,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, to enact ordinances governing operation of all motor vehicles upon the public thoroughfares of such cities.
HB 222 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to salaries of guards and matrons.
HB 382 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute increasing funds for lateral roads.
HB 751 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to eligibility for bar examination.
HB 865 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for a tax of twenty-five (25¢) cents per acre on water permits beneficially used and One ($1.00) Dollar per acre on those not beneficially used; providing for penalty for delinquency and for cancellation for non-payment.
HB 1024 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to declaring it unlawful for any person to sell or furnish any medicines, drugs, cosmetics, biologicals, anti-toxins, serums, or ampuls without having attached to the container thereof the date of the manufacturing of the contents and the date that such contents were packed or placed in such container.
HB 1061 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to requiring owners of cattle affected with Bang's Disease to brand and tag them for identification after they have been tested and found to have such disease; providing a penalty.
HB 1129 Author: Heflin, James McDonald
Caption: Relating to granting to Willie Wise permission to bring suit against the State of Texas and/or the Texas Relief Commission and/or Harris County, Texas, in the District Court of Harris County, Texas, for damages for the conscious suffering which he sustained after the injury, and for damages by way of medical services and other bills incurred, and for physical personal injuries, and for loss of time up to the present and for such loss of time as he may have in the future, all on account of the negligence of the Texas Relief Commission and/or of the employees of the Texas Relief Commission and/or of the negligence of the State of Texas and/or of the negligence of Harris County, Texas.
HJR 37 Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article XVI, Section 30 of the Constitution of the State of Texas permitting local option elections for counties, municipal corporations and other political subdivisions of the State and authorizing Civil Service Laws and Regulations to be adopted by a majority vote of the qualified electors of said political subdivision and directing the Legislature to make such laws regulating the holding of such elections.