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Legislation authored by Wilfred Roy Cousins

Includes legislation with Wilfred Roy Cousins as the primary author for the 49th through 51st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

51st Regular Session
SB 23 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to creating Lamar State College of Technology at Beaumont, Texas; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act; providing a savings clause.
SB 65 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to the County Court of Jefferson County At Law; amending previous Acts; providing a saving clause.
SB 108 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to make permanent the 128th Judicial District of Texas composed of Orange County, Texas, and to provide for the terms thereof.
SB 225 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating to provide a more adequate water code for Texas by consolidating, revising and implementing the laws relating to the appropriation, distribution and use of the State's water resources; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing a saving clause.
SB 266 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of the State of Texas so as to allow the use of purse seines of any size mesh within certain waters; providing a penalty.
SB 267 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to prescribing the minimum and maximum salaries of the constables and their regular deputy or deputies in all justice precincts of the State of Texas; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act, with certain exceptions; providing that this Act shall be severable.
SB 268 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to the number and the appointment of deputy constables in justice precincts in this State; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act.
SB 269 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing County Commissioners Courts to compensate constables and their deputies for transportation or furnish adequate transportation within the State; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act; providing that this Act shall be severable.
SB 270 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to fixing the salaries to be paid certain officials and employees in counties having a population in excess of one hundred ninety thousand (190,000) inhabitants and not more than three hundred thirty-eight thousand (338,000) inhabitants; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 296 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to creating a Private Employment Agency Law for Texas; providing a savings clause; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 297 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to creating a Labor Agency Law for Texas; repealing previous Acts; providing punishment for violation of the Act; providing a savings clause; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 335 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to creating within the State of Texas, in addition to the districts into which the State has heretofore been divided, a port district to be known as the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, situated in Jefferson County, Texas; providing this Act shall be cumulative; providing a savings clause.
SB 336 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to change the provisions thereof to apply to navigation districts having a city containing two hundred fifty thousand (250,000) population or more according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 381 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to authorizing the transfer of properties of union junior college districts which have been abolished after a State supported senior college has been created within said district, to such senior college; containing a severability clause.
SB 403 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, approving, confirming and declaring enforceable all levies and assessments of ad valorem taxes made by independent school districts or cities or towns including home rule cities in this State, not in excess of the limit now provided by law.
SB 412 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number 4, Hardin county, Texas, and specifically setting out its boundaries, including therein a portion of the territory embraced in Road District Number 3.
SB 413 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number 3-A, Hardin County, Texas, and specifically setting out its boundaries, including therein a portion of the territory embraced in Road District Number 3.
SB 414 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number 5, Hardin County, Texas, and specifically setting out its boundaries, including therein a portion of the territory embraced in Road District Number 3.
SB 431 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to authorizing the further regulation and supervision of Automobile Insurance; amending a previous Act.
SB 432 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to further regulating the business of insurance; authorizing the examination by the Board of Insurance Commissioners of joint underwriting or joint re-insurance groups, and advisory organizations.
SB 462 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to authorizing all incorporated cities of more than 50,000 population, according to the last preceding Federal Census, owning gas distribution systems, to issue revenue bonds to acquire certain public buildings and the necessary sites therefor; providing this Act shall be cumulative of other laws but shall prevail over other laws in conflict; containing a saving clause.
SJR 8 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize the Legislature to appropriate money to pay school teachers who did not receive their full salaries in the 1947-1948 school year.
51st 1st Called Session
SB 14 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any adult male or female to place or attempt to place his or her hands upon the sexual parts, or otherwise fondle the sexual parts of a male or female under the age of fourteen years, or to place or attempt to place his or her hands upon or otherwise fondle the breast of a female under the age of fourteen years; fixing a penalty; providing for a severance of any invalid portion of this Act.
SB 15 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person, with lascivious intent, to entice, allure, persuade, invite, or attempt to allure, persuade, entice or invite any child under the age of fourteen years to enter any vehicle, room, house, office or other place for the purpose of proposing to such child the performance of an act of sexual intercourse or an act which constitutes the offense of sodomy or for the purpose of proposing the fondling or feeling of the sexual or genital parts of such child or the breast of such child, of the child be a female, or for the purpose of committing an aggravated assault on such child, or for the purpose of proposing that such child feel or fondle the sexual or genital parts of such person; fixing a penalty; providing for severance of any part of this Act which may be held invalid.
SB 16 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing when and under what circumstances an assault or battery becomes aggravated; fixing a penalty; providing for severance of any part of this Act which may be held invalid.
SB 17 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to expose his or her private parts or genital organs to a male or female under the age of fourteen years; fixing a penalty; providing for severance of any portion of this Act which is held invalid.
SB 18 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, defining what shall constitute disturbing the peace; fixing a penalty; providing for severance of any part of this Act held invalid.
50th Regular Session
SB 41 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to enabling implementation of certain amendments; creating the Veteran's Land Board.
SB 64 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to appropriating funds to the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station in the amount of Ninety-Five Thousand and Two Hundred Dollars ($95,200.00) to be used before September 1, 1949, to enable said Institution to enlarge the Rice Experiment Station in Jefferson County, Texas.
SB 68 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering Commissioners of drainage districts to make changes in, additions to, and improvements to the drainage systems in their respective districts and to pay for same out of maintenance taxes provided by law to be assessed and collected in such districts; providing that this Act shall be cumulative.
SB 127 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to providing authority for agreements for cooperative development and operation of properties and interests in properties in the same field for the production of oil as well as gas; repealing all other laws or parts of laws in conflict only to the extent of the conflict; declaring the severability of all parts of this Act.
SB 189 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to requiring life, health and accident insurers to notify, within ninety days following the expiration of the grace period in insurance policies, the persons who have contracted to pay such premiums of benefits and options under such policies extending beyond the grace period.
SB 196 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the declaration of the reasonable value of household goods, personal effects and used office furniture and equipment by the shipper, owner or his agent at the time same are tendered to specialized motor carriers or other carries for hire for transportation; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 206 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, regulation the voting qualifications of persons attending precinct, county district and state conventions of political parties; making it a criminal offense for the presiding officers of such conventions to make false returns; providing a severability clause.
SB 223 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful in the absence of and without the consent of the owner of an airplane for any person to drive, fly, operate such airplane or to manipulate any levers or other device to set such airplane in motion; providing a penalty.
SB 224 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for compensation for County Attorneys in counties having a population of more than one hundred ninety thousand (190,000) inhabitants, general or special, where there is no resident District Attorney, or Criminal District Attorney.
SB 241 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the First Judicial District of Texas to be constituted of Jasper, Newton, Sabine and San Augustine Counties and to provide for the terms thereof; and to create the 128th Judicial District of Texas to be composed of Orange County, Texas, only, and to provide for the terms thereof; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
SB 246 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that no one may vote in any precinct convention, nor as a delegate, alternate or proxy, from any precinct at any county convention who is not a legally qualified voter residing in such precinct; providing penalties; providing a severability clause.
SB 247 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to providing for the compensation of all County Treasurers in all counties having a population of not less than one hundred forty-five thousand (145,000) inhabitants and not more than three hundred thousand (300,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 248 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to requiring all railroad companies or receivers of any railroad companies to equip cabooses or other cars used as cabooses with electric lights; providing a penalty.
SB 311 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to permit counties of more than 185,000 population to establish a county law library.
SB 331 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to providing for the compensation of all county treasurers in certain counties.
SB 350 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to appropriating the sum of One Thousand Two Hundred ($1,200.00) Dollars, or so much as may be necessary to satisfy, the judgment rendered against the State of Texas in favor of A. M. H. Stark in Cause No. 8451 in the District Court of Orange County, Texas, said judgment having become a final judgment.
SB 353 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for an inventory of existing hospitals, for a survey of the need for additional hospital facilities and for the development and administration of a hospital planning and construction program.
SB 369 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to authorizing commissioners of drainage districts to join with any governmental agency, county or political subdivision in construction and maintaining drainage improvements; repealing all laws in conflict only to the extent of the conflict; providing a saving clause.
SB 387 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to provide that where a candidate has been nominated for the same office by more than one political party, his name shall appear on the official ballot under the heading of each party so nominating him; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
49th Regular Session
HB 246 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Workmen's Compensation Law by raising the maximum weekly compensation payable to an injured workman.
HB 333 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy
Caption: Relating to creating a Special Road Law for Orange County, Texas, providing that said County may refund the indebtedness outstanding against its Road and Bridge Fund as of March 1, 1945, in an amount not to exceed Eighty Thousand Dollars ($80,000), by the issuance of refunding bonds.
HB 508 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by extending all licenses held by members of the armed forces on active duty, and which licenses have expired during the time such members were on active duty.
HB 582 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating amending Statutes relating to pressure maintenance in oil, distillate and gas horizons.
HB 857 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing sections of certain House Bill relating to local and special road law of Jefferson County.
HJR 62 Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment creating a Veteran's Land Board and establishing a Veterans' Land Fund of $25,000,000, etc.