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Legislation authored by Joe Shannon, Sr.

Includes legislation with Joe Shannon, Sr. as the primary author for the 51st through 52nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

52nd Regular Session
HB 131 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to regulating and licensing itinerant truckers; prescribing procedure for proof of exemption; providing for enforcement of this Act; providing that revenue arising from license fees shall go into the State Highway Fund.
HB 337 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by making it unlawful to make or draw any check, draft or order upon any bank or upon any person, firm or corporation engaged in the banking business, with intent to defraud, if the person making or drawing such check, draft or order does not at the time said check, draft or order is so made or drawn, and for a period of 15 days thereafter unless said check is sooner presented to drawee for payment, have on deposit with such bank, person, firm or corporation, in the name of such maker or drawer, sufficient funds to pay such.
HB 396 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that if it be alleged and shown on the trial of a felony case that the defendant has been before convicted of any felony, the punishment on such second conviction shall be double the punishment prescribed for such offense in ordinary cases.
HB 397 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide that the rules as to increase or diminution of punishment have no application to the punishment of death, imprisonment in the penitentiary for life, or deprivation of civil or political rights.
HB 398 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that where increased punishment is provided for by reason of any previous conviction of an offense, such previous conviction may be used for such purpose regardless of whether the same may have theretofore been used to enhance the punishment in any other case or cases.
HB 399 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide that if defendant has been convicted twice or more than twice of any felony, the punishment for such third or subsequent conviction shall be four times the punishment prescribed in ordinary cases, or imprisonment for life, or if law provides such punishment, death.
HB 400 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that if it be alleged and shown on the trial of any felony case that the defendant has been twice or more than twice before convicted of any character of felony, the punishment on such third or subsequent conviction shall be either (1) four times the punishment prescribed for such offense in ordinary cases or (2) imprisonment in the penitentiary for life, or, (3) in cases where the law provides such punishment, death.
HB 476 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to amending an Article of the Motor Fuel Tax Law by providing that the distributor of motor fuel shall make a deduction when remitting the tax to cover losses and expenses of collecting the tax levied herein and complying with the other provisions of this Article.
51st Regular Session
HB 39 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of North Texas Junior Agricultural, Mechanical and Industrial College at Arlington to the name of North Texas Agricultural College, and placing said school under the control of the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (A&M College).
HB 292 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of the Judges of County Court at Law and providing for the payment thereof in counties having a population of not less than two hundred and twenty-five thousand (225,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census and having only one County Court of Law; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict; defining County Court at Law.
HB 605 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe
Caption: Relating to regulating and licensing itinerant truckers; providing for severability; repealing conflicting laws.
51st 1st Called Session
HB 18 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing Statutes relative to the allocation of certain funds to the Farm-to-Market Road Fund, etc.; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 19 Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relative to allocation of certain funds to the Farm-to-Market Road Fund, etc.; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.