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Legislation authored by Gordon Reece Davis

Includes legislation with Gordon Reece Davis as the primary author for the 34th through 50th 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.

50th Regular Session
HB 28 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide old age assistance to qualifying persons not to exceed $45.00 per month; further providing for awarding of grants of needs of a personal nature to all old age citizens residing in County Hospitals; and providing further for payment of $100.00 funeral expenses upon the death of an old age citizen who is a recipient under this Act; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 248 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State of Texas to take over dormant accounts of deposit with depositaries; providing penalties; containing a severability clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 313 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the payment of pensions to Confederate Veterans and their widows.
HB 331 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act relative to attempts to pass through picket lines; providing a penalty; providing a severance clause or a saving clause.
HB 445 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to eliminate the requirement as a basis for state aid that transfers of scholastics into a district applying for state aid shall be transfers from districts eligible to receive state aid, and to eliminate the inclusion of scholastics enrolled in or attending parochial schools in the daily attendance requirements.
HB 448 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to amending to authorize the Commissioners Court in certain counties to allow each County Commissioner certain expenses for traveling and in connection with the use of his automobile on official business, while traveling in the county in connection with the maintenance of the public roads and highways in such county.
HB 547 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to amending McLennan County Road Law, by providing that the Commissioners Court in McLennan County may allow each Commissioner certain traveling expenses when traveling on official business in connection with the maintenance of public roads and highways in said County.
HB 684 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, guaranteeing applicants for a license to practice law the right to inspect examination papers graded for them by the Board of Legal Examiners.
HB 858 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to creating the Poet Laureate Advisory Committee for the purpose of selecting a "Poet Laureate" of the State of Texas.
HJR 14 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the payment of a bonus to each person who is a resident of the state and who has served in the armed forces of the United States during World Wars I and II.
HJR 21 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to increase old age assistance, and remove the limitation or ceiling on same.
48th Regular Session
HB 101 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to enacting a new article of the penal code of Texas to be known as Article 1391a, defining the offense of burglary of a motor vehicle; prescribing the punishment therefor.
HB 345 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to providing for the licensing and regulation of the business of lending money; defining offenses and prescribing the punishment thereof.
HB 347 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to making it lawful to take, catch or kill gars at any season in McLennan County.
HB 397 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to work and vacation of firemen and policemen in cities of not less than fifty-five thousand nine hundred eighty-two, (55,982) inhabitants and not more than fifty-seven thousand, (57,000) inhabitants; providing that each violation shall constitute a separate offense; providing penalty for the violation of the provisions of this article.
HB 461 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain precinct officers, to-wit: sheriffs, constables, and justices of the peace; and providing the methods and means for which such officer shall be compensated for their services; providing that this Act shall become effective on and after January 1, 1944; providing that this Act shall be cumulative of all existing laws not in conflict herewith.
HB 686 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State of Texas to take over dormant accounts of deposit with depositories; containing a severability clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
47th Regular Session
HB 258 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to providing that there shall be posted in a conspicuous place in every voting booth and voting place the full text of each and every proposed constitutional amendment to be voted on by the people.
HB 386 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act removing the prohibition against catching or taking fish from the waters of Lake Waco and the Bosque Rivers and their tributaries in the Counties of McLennan and Bosque during the month of February; legalizing the catching, taking and using shad for bait in said waters.
HB 532 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes regarding the creation of certain County Juvenile Boards so as to make the provisions thereof applicable to counties having a population of 105,000 or more.
HB 536 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment of a Juvenile Board in certain counties; providing for the compensation, powers and duties of said Board and prescribing their powers and duties.
HB 760 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall not be unlawful for any person to catch, trap, shoot, or kill any wild fox in McLennan County, Texas, but making it a misdemeanor to sell or offer to sell the pelt or pelts thereof and providing a penalty.
HB 835 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to providing that certain salaries of the heads of State departments and State institutions for the next two years shall be ten percent less than the sum fixed by statute or by the last general appropriation bill.
HB 842 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that effective September 1, 1941, any balance of moneys now carried by the Comptroller in Statutory Special Funds, and/or in the State Highway Fund shall be transferred into the General Revenue Fund.
HB 978 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to repealing a certain Act permitting fishing for certain species of fish in McLennan County during the month of February of any year; permitting the catching of certain fish at any time.
HB 979 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes relative to County Juvenile Boards by making the provisions of such statute applicable to any county having a certain population.
47th 1st Called Session
HB 55 Author: Davis, Gordon Reece
Caption: Relating to making it lawful to catch or take certain fish by the use of the hands, in the manner commonly known as grappling, or with or without poles or lines in the waters of McLennan County.