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Legislation authored by Dallas A. Blankenship

Includes legislation with Dallas A. Blankenship 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 281 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide that corporations may be formed for the protection and advancement of the professional interest of persons licensed to practice law, the advancement of justice and the science of jurisprudence, the encouragement of cordial intercourse among lawyers, and the improvement of the relations between the Bench and Bar and the public with power to provide and maintain suitable buildings for the conduct of their activities.
HB 300 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing a minimum beginning salary of not less than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) for teachers with a recognized bachelor's degree in each school district in Texas; providing for enforcement of the Act; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict; providing a saving clause.
HB 301 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appropriation, allocation, and transfer of funds from the Clearance Fund to the State Available School Fund; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict; providing a saving clause.
HB 327 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending relative to investments in securities by life insurance companies.
HB 339 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to designating the purposes for which and the manner in which life insurance companies may secure, hold and convey real property.
HB 405 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful after the first day on January nineteen hundred and forty-eight for any person to sell any new motor vehicle or register the same, unless the doors, windows and windshields of such motor vehicle be equipped with safety glass.
HB 713 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act so as to authorize the levy of a tax to pay bonds and interest thereon issued by cities or counties for purchase or improvement, or purchase and improvement of lands for park purposes.
HB 716 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and validating legal instruments executed by persons engaged in war services and interned citizens; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 717 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to providing for uniform powers of Foreign Representatives; repealing all laws in conflict
HB 798 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the merger of the County Health Department and the City Health Department in counties of this State having a certain population, providing for a city-county board of health; repealing all laws in conflict, providing a saving clause.
HB 832 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to facilitating the acquisition of surplus war property from the United States Government, and to assuring the most effective distribution of such property for the use of Texas tax-supported educational institutions; creating the "Texas Educational Agency for Surplus War Property"; providing a saving clause; providing for termination of his Act.
HB 856 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, in regard to the dissolution of Consolidated School Districts; repealing conflicting laws.
49th Regular Session
HB 30 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to providing for re-employment of persons who have been discharged from the land or naval forces of the United States, and providing for the enforcement thereof and prescribing penalties for any violation of this Act fixing jurisdiction and venue in suits for the enforcement of the provisions of said Act.
HB 70 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making a supplemental emergency appropriation for the Adjutant General's Department, State Service Office, for the balance of the fiscal year beginning February 1, 1945, and ending August 31, 1945, which appropriation shall be available immediately and shall be for the emergency herein stated, in addition to the appropriations which have been heretofore made.
HB 91 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that corporations may be formed for the protection and advancement of the professional interests of persons licensed to practice law, the advancement of justice and the science of jurisprudence, the encouragement of cordial intercourse among lawyers, and the improvement of the relations between the Bench and Bar and the public with power to provide and maintain suitable buildings for the conduct of their activities.
HB 208 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain article relative to license fee on coin-operated machines.
HB 254 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act relative to cancellation of beer licenses.
HB 305 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of a lien by written agreement between a factor and borrower, as defined therein, upon merchandise, as defined therein, in the custody or possession, or that may come into the custody or possession, of the borrower.
HB 420 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to wording used on ballots in local option legalizing or prohibiting the sale of liquor.
HB 512 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing cities having a population of more than ten thousand inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census and within a county having a population of more than three hundred thousand inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census to annex uninhabited territory within one-half of one mile of an occupied place of dwelling in such city.
HB 513 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to validating and confirming all city ordinances purporting to annex or attempting to annex uninhabited adjacent territory to or extend the corporate limits of any incorporated city of this State where a petition of the owners requests annexation thereto.
HB 514 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing cities and towns having a population of not less than ten thousand (10,000) inhabitants, within counties of this State having a population of not less than three hundred thousand (300,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to annex and attach land and territory not in any town or city and within one (1) mile of the limits of such cities and towns for zoning purposes only; suspending the constitutional rules, and making this Act effective immediately.
HB 814 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment and fixing the salary of an under-sheriff in all counties having a population of three hundred ninety-five thousand (395,000) inhabitants and not more than four hundred twenty thousand (420,000) according to the last preceding Federal census, or any future federal census, and providing that any limitations fixed in existing laws applicable to the compensation of deputies of the sheriff in such counties shall not apply to the salary of the chief deputy.
HJR 43 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the Legislature be authorized to appropriate money and establish the procedure necessary to expend such money for the purpose of developing information about the natural, agricultural, industrial, educational, marking and living resources of Texas and for the purpose of informing the people of Texas and other states through advertising public relations or other promotional work, of the facts about and the advantages offered by the State of Texas.
48th Regular Session
HB 1 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the contingent expenses, and to pay the mileage and per diem of members and the per diem of officers and employees of the Regular Session of the Forty-eighth Legislature, and to pay any unpaid accounts or expenses of the Forty-seventh Legislature.
HB 191 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending statutes so as to prohibit all sales and deliveries between 11:00 P.M. and 7:00 A.M., of liquor, beer or any intoxicating drinks or packages containing the same; providing a penalty for the owner or operator of the premises in any case where he permits the drinking of intoxicating beverages after certain hours; providing a penalty for any person who drinks any intoxicating beverage in any public place during certain hours.
HB 354 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to a tax on intangible assets of motor bus companies, etc.; requiring the filing of reports with the State Tax Commissioner; providing for penalties for failure to file said report; containing a saving clause.
47th Regular Session
HB 43 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Related to amending the General and Special Laws relative to merchandise or coin-operated vending machines.
HB 51 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes to include certain promissory notes and other obligations, payment of which is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust, or other valid lien upon unencumbered real estate.
HB 373 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to further regulating the prescribing of liquor for medicinal purposes and the transportation, storage, and sale thereof by amending certain subsections of a certain Article; prescribing penalties.
HB 466 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statute providing that if the Board of Trustees of certain school districts elects to accept from its treasurer a deposit of approved securities in lieu of a surety bond, and the treasurer is a banking institution, then such banking institution may pledge its assets and securities as collateral security for all deposits of the school district.
HB 492 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Article of the Penal Code prohibiting the willful and malicious burning, or aiding or abetting in the burning, by any person of any insured personal property owned by himself, or of any personal property belonging to another; prescribing a penalty.
HB 976 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the solemnization of marriages in certain counties; prohibiting any person from soliciting within any courthouse or public building for the privilege of performing any marriage ceremony; providing a penalty.
46th Regular Session
HB 623 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act defining the term of 'merchandise or music coin-operated machine."
HB 632 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain cities and towns with certain population within certain counties to attach land and territory not in any town or city and within one mile of the limits of such towns or cities for zoning purposes; authorizing such towns and cities to fix and enforce penalties for the violation of the zoning ordinances of such towns and cites.
HB 794 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the issuance of in-transit permits by the State Highway Commission to any person, firm or corporation engaged in and using the drive-a-way system of transporting motor vehicles under their own power.
HB 838 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code making it unlawful to place any game bird or game animal to be placed in cold storage except during the open season.
HB 909 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article relating to a County Auditor serving as purchasing agent in certain counties.
HB 1007 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that in certain counties have purchased and adopted voting machines for the purpose of holding elections, the County Auditor, upon order of the Commissioners Court, shall advertise for bids for the hauling and/or transporting voting machines to the various precincts in the county.
45th Regular Session
HB 87 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to empowering the State Textbook Commission to adopt a multiple list of textbooks in German, Czech, and French languages for use in high schools.
HB 176 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that parties in cases to be appealed may prepare and file agreed transcript of the pleading.
HB 733 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to testimony of an accomplice.
HB 734 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to indictments.
HB 742 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that in any case, either criminal or civil in nature in the district courts of this State, the court may direct the calling of two additional jurors.
HB 743 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to first application of defendant.
HB 744 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to special venire.
HB 745 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the Sheriff in summoning a special venire may make service by registered mail.
HB 758 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A.
Caption: Relating to providing that the defendant shall be committed to and confined in the State Hospital of Insane until he shall become sane.
HB 807 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful after January first, nineteen hundred and thirty-eight, to operate on any public highway or street in this State, any motor vehicle registered in this State, and manufactured or assembled after said date, unless such vehicle be equipped with safety glass, wherever glass is used in partitions, doors windows and windshields of such vehicle; and providing that violation of this Act shall constitute a misdemeanor, and prescribing the penalty therefor.
45th 1st Called Session
HB 27 Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting any candidate for Precinct, County and District offices from contributing to any charitable or other organization or individual.