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Legislation authored by Albert Dee Downer

Includes legislation with Albert Dee Downer as the primary author for the 34th through 53rd 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.

53rd Regular Session
HB 50 Author: Downer, Albert Dee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas, to provide that the name of no candidate shall appear more than once upon the official ballot, except as a candidate for two (2) or more offices permitted by the Constitution to be held by the same person.
HB 229 Author: Downer, Albert Dee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to abolishing the "State Approval Agency for Veterans' Education" and repealing all appropriations to such agency.
HB 379 Author: Downer, Albert Dee
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by requiring the State Board of Control to purchase manufactured products of visually handicapped persons or workshops for the blind.
HB 382 Author: Downer, Albert Dee
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation and licensing of the occupation of contracting for the performance of painting, decorating and paper-hanging, or any of these occupations; making an appropriation of fees prescribed.
HB 421 Author: Downer, Albert Dee
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety-Responsibility Act to provide for reinstatement of a suspended driver's license, motor vehicle registration or privilege of operating a motor vehicle where the driver of a motor vehicle involved in an accident, by reason of which such suspension occurred, was not at fault in causing such accident.
HB 598 Author: Downer, Albert Dee
Caption: Relating to the use of dogs in hunting deer; exempting Shelby County from the provisions of such Act.
HB 814 Author: Downer, Albert Dee
Caption: Relating to creating a Texas State Insurance Fund, requiring motor owners and operators to procure insurance prior to registration of any motor vehicle or issuance of any operator's permit, provide for payment of benefits for certain personal injuries and property damage.
HJR 14 Author: Downer, Albert Dee | et. al.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature the power to provide for assistance to needy individuals, eighteen (18) years of age or older, who are permanently and totally disabled by reason of a mental or physical handicap, who are residents of the State of Texas, except that the individuals who are receiving aid for the permanently and totally disabled may not, during the same period of time, receive Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children; providing that the Legislature shall have the authority to accept from the Government of the United States financial aid for the permanently and totally disabled individuals; providing that the amount paid to any individual may not exceed Twenty Dollars ($20) a month out of State funds.
53rd 1st Called Session
HB 23 Author: Downer, Albert Dee
Caption: Relating to amending statutes so as to increase the gross receipts tax levied therein on those owning, operating, managing, or controlling telephone line or lines or telephones within this State with certain exceptions.
HB 49 Author: Downer, Albert Dee
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by increasing the rate of the occupation tax on coin-operated machines; providing for the operative date of the increase and for payment of the additional tax.
HB 59 Author: Downer, Albert Dee
Caption: Relating to amending so as to include merchandise coin-operated machines within the definition of the term "coin-operated machines"; so as to levy an occupation tax on owners of "merchandise coin-operated machines".
HB 123 Author: Downer, Albert Dee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing each county in this State to purchase public platform tonnage scales upon written petition of not less than five hundred (500) inhabitants of the county; providing for the use of such scales.