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Legislation authored by Allan Shivers

Includes legislation with Allan Shivers as the primary author for the 34th through 49th 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.

49th Regular Session
SB 334 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to repealing certain sections of the local road law for Jefferson County.
48th Regular Session
SB 35 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the execution of an agreement to extend the Interstate Compact to Conserve Oil and Gas.
SB 36 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Three Thousand Five Hundred ($3,500.00) Dollars to the Attorney General for the purpose of printing the Attorney General's Annual and Monthly Opinion Reports.
SB 179 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall hereafter be lawful to use dogs for the purpose of hunting and trailing deer in the Counties of Orange, Liberty, and Hardin.
SB 180 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall hereafter be lawful to use one dog for the purpose of trailing a wounded deer in the County of Jefferson.
SB 181 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall hereafter be lawful to use one dog for the purpose of trailing a wounded deer in the county of Hardin.
SB 192 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing that in all general and special elections for candidates for constitutional or statutory offices, which elections are held in this State under authority of State law, the voter shall indicate his choice by placing a check mark (V) or an "X" (X) in a square or box on the official ballot to the left of the candidate's name.
SB 254 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes giving the Supreme Court authority or jurisdiction to issue the writ of mandamus or any other mandatory or compulsory writ or process against the Board of County and District Road Indebtedness.
SB 262 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of certain designated county officers in certain counties; prescribing a penalty for the violation of this Act; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 357 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to permitting insurance carriers organized and licensed under the laws of the Republic of Mexico, or any state thereof, to underwrite in the State of Texas automobile coverage, accident and other insurance risks upon persons and personal property while in the Republic of Mexico.
47th Regular Session
SB 29 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act providing for determining the amount of contributions by employers regarding unemployment compensation; providing for the effective date of the Act.
SB 30 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the sovereignty of Texas along its seacoast; fixing its present seacoast boundary and ownership.
SB 55 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles by providing for the acceptance of applications and bids for the leases upon certain public lands and for the term of said leases.
SB 75 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to validating the organization and creation of all Junior College Districts and Union Junior College Districts, created in any manner under the provision of the Acts of the 41st Legislature, 1929, and under any amendments thereof.
SB 94 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to defining publication, newspaper, political sub-division and certain mandatory expressions; providing for the publication of notices, proclamations, advertising, and citations in newspapers; repealing conflicting provisions of certain Articles.
SB 198 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article providing for the use of the letters "R.N.", and providing for the operation of Registration Bureaus by Registered Nurses.
SB 199 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code making it unlawful for any person, at any time, to set a trap for or trap or kill any muskrat upon any land of another or be in possession of a muskrat without the consent of the owner or lessee of such land; specifying a penalty.
SB 263 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article authorizing the husband or wife to obtain a divorce where either spouse has been adjudged insane by a court of competent jurisdiction and has been confined in a public institution for a term of not less than five (5) years.
SB 325 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act providing that water control and improvement districts may purchase, own and operate fire engines and all necessary fire-fighting equipment and appliances.
SB 326 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act by providing for determining the amount of contributions by employers for unemployment benefits, and defining certain terms; providing for the effective date of this Act.
SB 327 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act declaring the policy of the State with reference to building, maintaining and financing State designated roads.
SB 364 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing the manner and terms for selling or trading real estate or interests therein or personal property of a city or town; specifying penalties.
SB 365 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing the manner and terms for selling or trading real estate or interests therein or personal property of a county; providing for penalties.
SB 406 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the establishment of the Unemployment Compensation Fund; setting forth the manner in which funds may be deposited and withdrawn from said fund.
SB 468 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing for the validating and making effective, free and discharged, from the annual rental payment of certain oil and mineral leases and renewals thereof, heretofore issued on river beds and channels owned by the State of Texas.
SB 508 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court in certain counties with a certain population to allow each County Commissioner certain expenses for traveling in connection with the use of his automobile on official business; requiring each such Commissioner, to pay the expenses of operation and repair of such automobile so used by him, without further expenses to the County.
47th 1st Called Session
SB 2 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the road bond service law and appropriating moneys allocated to the County and Road District Highway Fund.
46th Regular Session
SB 21 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act relating to imposing a tax on employers of eight or more persons; providing for benefits; fixing benefit eligibility conditions and certain disqualifications for benefits; adding certain penalty provisions.
SB 101 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the State Health Department to be used for the purpose of assisting in the eradication of venereal diseases in the State on a cooperative basis with cities and counties and for carrying out venereal control programs.
SB 142 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to withdrawing from sale or lease all public free school lands heretofore authorized by any law of this State to be sold or leased; providing that such withdraw shall not apply to applications to purchase or lease filed prior to the effective date of this Act.
SB 213 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to take or kill a brown pelican; providing a suitable penalty.
SB 305 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Nine Thousand Five Hundred ($9,500.00) Dollars to be used by the Attorney General of Texas for the purpose of paying expenses and costs in enforcing the laws of Texas against trusts, monopolies, and restraints of trade, including the pending suits against various cement manufacturers, providing for the approval of vouchers against said appropriation.
SB 312 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to authorize the husband or wife to obtain a divorce where either spouse has been adjudged insane by a court of competent jurisdiction and has been confined in a public institution for insane for a term of not less than five (5) years.
SB 351 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to regulation the business of lending money without security to individuals; prescribing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 391 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to repealing a certain Statute requiring safety devices in mine shafts, particularly salt mines; providing a penalty for mine operators for violation.
SB 392 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to authorizing cities eligible under the terms of this Act to fund certain indebtedness outstanding on January 1, 1939.
SB 396 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the sovereignty of Texas along its seacoast; fixing its present seacoast boundary and ownership.
SB 401 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure providing appearance fee for special veniremen excused or challenged, eliminating nonpayment of those residing within mile of courthouse.
SB 425 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing that no one shall act as Chairman or as member of any District, County or City Executive Committee, who has not paid his Poll Tax, or who holds any office of profit or trust in either the United States or this State, or in any city or town in this State.
SB 438 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to validating, confirming, approving, and legalizing all bonds heretofore authorized by the necessary vote of the qualified voters of all cities or towns at an election, or elections, held during the year 1938.
SB 439 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to validating and approving all proceedings had by cities and towns in amending their corporate charters so as to eliminate any requirements in said charter that any portion of the annual ad valorem tax levied in said city or town shall be provided for or set apart for the use of the Public Free Schools in said city or town.
SB 460 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to validating bonds of certain cities; Port Arthur.
SB 472 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to validating and approving all proceedings had by cities and towns in amending their separate charters so as to eliminate any requirements in said charter that any portion of the annual ad valorem tax levied in said city or town shall be provided for or set apart for the use of the Public Free Schools in said city or town.
SB 473 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing that taxes levied by other entities under and by virtue of a certain Article of the Constitution shall never be reckoned in determining the power of any city or town to levy taxes.
SB 482 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to validating and approving all proceedings had by the Board of Directors of any Water Control and Improvement District situated wholly within one county and containing not exceeding three thousand five hundred (3,500) acres of land, and created for the purpose of the construction of improvements for a water purification and distribution system, together with a sanitary sewer system.
44th Regular Session
SB 89 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the protection of the public health; authorizing the State Health Officer to define and fix the specifications for certain grades of milk and milk products as defined in this Act; providing remedies and penalties for the enforcement of this Act.
SB 131 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to the wages paid on public work.
SB 132 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing for notices of sale of real estate under deeds of trust, manner of giving notice, contents of same, affidavit of mailing notice, place of sale.
SB 133 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to giving to interested parties dissatisfied with the ruling and decision of the Board of Water Engineers with respect to the charge of canal companies for water for irrigating crops the right to litigate the matter in the district court of the county in which the canal company has its principal office and place of business.
SB 134 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing that liens created by the abstracting and recording of judgments shall exist as long as the judgment is alive.
SB 135 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing for appointment of Assistant County Attorneys and other employees of the County Attorney in all Counties in the State having a population of over 125,000 inhabitants according to the latest preceding Federal Census and in which there is no District Attorney or Criminal District Attorney and wherein the County Attorney performs the duties of County and District Attorney.
SB 187 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing for a period of redemption for two years on real estate foreclosures.
SB 223 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing that any person driving or operating an automobile or other vehicle upon any street or alley or other place within the limits of any incorporated city, town or village or upon any public road or highway in this State while intoxicated or in any degree under the influence of intoxicating liquor shall be confined in the penitentiary for not more than two years or be confined in jail for not more than ninety days or fined not more than $500.00 or be punished by both such fines and imprisonment in jail and providing that the suspended sentence law shall not apply to such offenses.
SB 318 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to giving to Mrs. Lillian Hargraves, for herself and as next friend of Orin Hargraves, Edith Hargraves and Ed Harold Hargraves, minors, of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, consent of the Legislature to file and prosecute suit against the State of Texas and/or the State Highway Commission in a court of competent jurisdiction in order to determine what compensation, she and the surviving children of the said Lillian Hargraves and O. K. Hargraves are to receive by reason of the death of the said O. K. Hargraves, received while an employee of the State Highway Commission.
SB 319 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to granting to Dr. N.T. Anders and wife, Mrs. Hattie Anders, of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, the permission to bring suit against the State of Texas and the Highway Department.
SB 320 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to the salary to be paid the Deputy Clerk of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law.
SB 326 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to dissolution of any corporation, co-partnership, or association of persons.
SB 327 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to increasing the penalty for cutting merchantable timber from a fine of not less than ten nor more than five hundred dollars, to confinement in the jail for not less than three nor more than twelve months or in the penitentiary for not less than one nor more than five years.
SB 336 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing the amount to be collected as registration fees for certain motor vehicles.
SB 392 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to authorizing B. H. Willis of Jefferson County, Texas, to institute and maintain a suit against the State of Texas, in the District Court of Liberty County, Texas.
SB 393 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to making the appropriation out of the General Revenue of the State of Texas for the State Board of Water Engineers to pay the salary of two (2) Assistant Engineers for certain supplies, travel expenses and auto maintenance.
SB 406 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute deeming it fraudulent and void to sell certain goods in order to obtain a continuance in the possession of said goods in the event of a mortgage or lien, by excepting Farm Products when offered for sale by the Producer from the operation of said statute.
SB 437 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing that all claims and demands secured by deed of trust or mortgage on real estate to be construed real property for the purpose of taxation; providing for a penalty for contracting to pay taxes other than as set out in this Act; providing for the effective date of this Act.
SB 468 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to fixing the fees and salary of the official shorthand reporter of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law, Jefferson County, Texas, and providing the manner of payment.
44th 1st Called Session
SB 22 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to providing for the general welfare by establishing a system of Old Age Assistance; providing the qualifications for recipients, methods of raising certain revenue, appropriating funds for such assistance, describing penalties for violations of the provisions of this Act.
SB 68 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Orange County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the location of Orange County on the Gulf Coast and by reason of the calamitous overflows, floods and storms which caused great destruction of property and loss of life in said county.
44th 2nd Called Session
SB 2 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to creating a fund for Old Age Assistance; creating a Division of Public Welfare as a part of the Board of Control; granting Old Age Assistance to resident citizens of the State of Texas over the age of sixty-five years and prescribing the qualifications prerequisite to such assistance.
44th 3rd Called Session
SB 5 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to creating an unemployment insurance system for the State of Texas; creating an Unemployment Compensation Fund; providing duties of employers and employees, and prescribing penalties.
SB 19 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to making it lawful to hunt wounded wild deer with one dog in the counties of Liberty and Hardin, Texas, during the Open Season of each year for a period of five (5) years.
SB 26 Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan"
Caption: Relating to relinquishing to the City of Port Arthur, Texas, all right and title and interest of the State of Texas in and to certain lands described in Section 1, H.B. No. 66, Chapter 22, Acts Fifth Called Session, Forty-first Legislature, and ratifying their validated patent issued by the State of Texas under and by virtue of said Act, and repealing Section 4a of said House Bill No. 66.