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Legislation authored by William Henry Abington

Includes legislation with William Henry Abington as the primary author for the 50th through 53rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

53rd Regular Session
HB 36 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide that any bank or trust company doing business in this State may, at its option, close on Saturday or on any other week-day and that such day shall be deemed to be a legal holiday for bank purposes; providing the manner in which such institutions shall designate such day and give public notice thereof; providing that such institutions may transact business on certain holidays.
HB 157 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide that private corporations may be created for, or, if presently created, may have their charters or permits to do business in Texas so amended as to provide for, the following purposes: to establish and maintain a drilling business for the production of oil, gas, or water, or either, and, incidental to said primary purpose, to establish and maintain an oil, gas and mineral business.
HB 225 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code concerning expense to the State of administering the Workmen's Compensation Insurance Laws.
HB 245 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that the name and address of the manufacturer, packer or distributor shall be printed or plainly marked on each package of wheat flour, whole wheat flour, graham flour, or other cereal flour, or corn meal.
HB 261 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a new state administrative agency to be known as the Workmen's Compensation Board.
HB 365 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to provide that said Act shall not apply to any non-profit athletic association for the promotion of amateur athletics; providing a penalty.
HB 578 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that at the direction of the Secretary of State his seal of office and his official signature in indorsements on bonds registered by him under said Statute may be his facsimile seal and his facsimile signature.
HB 614 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for discontinuing sparsely settled territory as a part of an incorporated city or town.
HB 676 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to prescribe the annual occupation tax on coin-operated midget movies and coin-operated mechanical rides for the amusement of small children; providing the effect of this Act on taxes due or paid prior to its effective date.
HJR 17 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that Counties may constitute a Hospital District for the purpose of assuming full responsibility for the erection, construction, maintenance and support of a hospital or hospital system which may now be jointly operated by a County and a City.
52nd Regular Session
HB 31 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to merchandise or music coin-operated machines so as to include therein coin-operated midget movies.
HB 103 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation out of the General Revenue Fund of this State for the operation of the building and Loan Division of the Banking Department.
HB 104 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relative to reports, books and records of building and loan associations.
HB 105 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to making it the duty of and to direct the State Highway Department to erect and maintain signs showing the maximum lawful speed for commercial motor vehicles, truck tractors, trailers, and semitrailers (trucks) and motor vehicles engaged in the business of transporting passengers for compensation or hire (buses).
HB 106 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act by providing that any bona fide common carrier of persons, engaged in interstate commerce, upon payment of an annual license fee, may be authorized to store and transport in company stores liquor in containers of less than one-half (1/2) pint for sale by such carrier outside of the State of Texas.
HB 107 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for the creation of private corporations to furnish the agent upon whom process may be served, to act as agent for receipt of communications and notices, to establish and maintain registered offices for corporations and other organizations, domestic or foreign, and for individuals, and for the performance of any lawful act in connection therewith.
HB 146 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by prescribing certain facts relating to petitioner and child to be included in petitions for the adoption of a minor child; amending Statutes relating to the written consent necessary for the adoption of a child, and providing exceptions; relating to the status of adopted children for inheritance and other purposes; relating to the validation of adoptions.
HB 232 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of certain counties having a population of not less than thirty thousand (30,000) nor more than three hundred and seventy-five thousand (375,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census to establish county law libraries; authorizing the collection of a fee in civil suits except suits for delinquent taxes for such purpose; prescribing certain duties of the clerks of the respective courts in certain counties; providing for the creation of a fund to be known as the "County Law Library Fund".
HB 412 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the fixing of compensation of Judges of District Courts, Civil and Criminal, in counties having not less than four (4) Civil District Courts and two (2) Criminal District Courts and having a population of not less than two hundred and twenty-five thousand (225,000) inhabitants and not more than three hundred and ninety thousand (390,000) inhabitants.
HB 512 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relative to bonds, notes, certificates, debentures or other obligations sold in Texas by any corporation shall be secured by securities of the reasonable market value.
HB 539 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to amending the Liquor Control Act by providing that it shall not be unlawful for the holder of any brewer's, distiller's, winery, manufacturer's or non-resident seller's permit to enter into a contract for the sale, purchase and delivery of liquor over an agreed period of time, if such contract is approved by the Texas Liquor Control Board or the Administrator thereof.
51st Regular Session
HB 90 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending previous acts so as to provide additional compensation for members of juvenile boards in certain counties.
HB 122 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to provide for County Juvenile Boards for certain counties, etc.
HB 526 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that the shipper of merchandise shall declare in writing the reasonable value of merchandise if requested to do so by motor carrier; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 877 Author: Abington, William Henry | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that corporations may be created to, or after being created may amend their charters so as to engage in the business of operating terminals for aircraft; providing for additional powers.
50th Regular Session
HB 482 Author: Abington, William Henry
Caption: Relating to making a donation of all of the net amount of State ad valorem taxes collected on property situated in the Birdville Independent School District, situated in Tarrant County, Texas, to enable the said school district to construct and equip a school building; prescribing a penalty for diversion of such State donated funds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.