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Legislation authored by Louie D. Godard

Includes legislation with Louie D. Godard as the primary author for the 34th through 51st 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.

51st Regular Session
HB 93 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for designation of Juvenile court in counties having only one District Court.
HB 137 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke"
Caption: Relating to fees and costs in the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 305 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke"
Caption: Relating to requiring all juries in civil cases tried in the district courts of this State to be kept together until discharged or a verdict is reached after the submission of the case to them; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict therewith.
HB 472 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke"
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, pertaining to Domestic Insurance Organizations-Gross Premium Tax; repealing certain laws; providing for the rule of construction.
HB 589 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke"
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that navigation districts which leave, rent, furnish or supply water for the purpose of irrigation, shall have a preference and superior lien upon the crop or crops raised upon the land thus irrigated.
HB 590 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for County Juvenile Boards in counties having a population of eighty thousand (80,000) inhabitants and less than eighty-four thousand (84,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census, and providing for salaries for their members; providing a savings clause.
HB 591 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, increasing the salary of nurses.
HB 682 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke"
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, concerning the powers, duties and obligations of cities and towns and water control and improvement districts and fresh water supply districts where such districts have been, or may be, annexed in whole or in part by a city or town; prescribing a saving clause.
HB 869 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating Trinity Bay Conservation District and prescribing its powers, duties and functions; containing a saving clause.
HB 885 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke"
Caption: Relating to providing that the Supreme Court only shall have the power, authority or jurisdiction to issue the writ of mandamus or injunction, or any other mandatory or compulsory writ or process against any governing body, or any officer, elected or appointed, of a Home Rule Charter City, to order or compel the performance of any act or duty which, by the terms of such Charter, pertain to imitative, referendum or recall, whether such act or duty be executive, judicial or ministerial.
50th Regular Session
HB 10 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Workmen's Compensation Law, raising maximum weekly compensation payable to an injured workman.
HB 377 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation from the State Treasury for the support, operation, maintenance, and salaries of employees of the Medical Branch of The University of Texas, including hospitals and clinics, at Galveston for the remainder of the present fiscal year ending August 31, 1947.
HB 767 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke"
Caption: Relating to authorizing water control and improvement districts which include all or any part of one or more drainage districts to assume certain indebtedness of such included drainage district or districts; providing that the provisions of this Act shall prevail over all laws in conflict herewith; reciting a saving clause.
HB 851 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the disastrous explosions and fires of April 16, 1947, at Texas City, Texas, to be a case of great public calamity; and making an appropriation to Texas City Independent School District to assist in rehabilitating said School District and in performing its normal function.
HB 852 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the disastrous explosions and fires of April 16, 1947, at Texas City, Texas, to be a case of great public calamity; and making an appropriation to Texas City Independent School District to assist in rehabilitating said School District and in performing its normal function.
HB 873 Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to finding and declaring that the disastrous explosions and fires at Texas City in Galveston County, Texas, on the morning of April 16, 1947, and during the succeeding several days, is a case of great public calamity in the City of Texas City and in Texas City Independent School District; and providing that for the purpose of aiding and assisting the City of Texas City and Texas City Independent School District, there are granted and donated to the City of Texas City and in Texas City Independent School District equally all State ad valorem taxes for general purposes levied and collected on all property in Galveston County, Texas, for certain years; declaring the Act to be severable.