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Legislation authored by Patrick Anthony Dwyer

Includes legislation with Patrick Anthony Dwyer as the primary author for the 34th through 48th 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.

48th Regular Session
HB 46 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to releasing the interest and penalties on all delinquent ad valorem, benefit and poll taxes that were delinquent on or before February 1, 1943, due to the State, any county, common school district, water improvement district, irrigation district, and other defined subdivisions of the State, it said taxes are paid on or before December 15, 1943.
HB 68 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to assuring full and equal accommodations, rights, and privileges to all persons of the Caucasian Race in all public places of business or amusement in Texas.
HB 404 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying additional taxes upon the sale of alcoholic beverages in this State; amending the Texas Liquor Control Act.
HB 411 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to legalizing operation of major horse race courses and fair park horse race course and parimutuel wagering in connection therewith under license from the Texas Horse Racing Commission, etc.
HB 513 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to the Municipal Motor Carriers Control Act; requiring all motor carriers operating within the incorporated limits of cities and towns and not under regulation of the Railroad Commission of Texas to carry insurance.
47th Regular Session
HB 76 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to releasing the interest and penalties on all delinquent ad valorem and poll taxes due the State and certain subdivisions before July 1, 1940.
HB 350 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying additional taxes upon the sale of alcoholic beverages in this State; providing penalties.
HB 785 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for the driver of any privately owned passenger automobile or commercial vehicle, not licensed to carry passengers, to pick up any person on the highway for transportation, with certain exceptions; providing for penalties.
46th Regular Session
HB 178 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to the purpose of releasing the interest and penalties on all delinquent ad valorem and poll taxes that were delinquent on or before July 1, 1938 due the State or defined subdivisions of the State provided same are paid on or before November 1, 1941.
HB 287 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying additional taxes upon the sale of alcoholic beverages in this State; levying a gross proceeds tax of ten percent (10%) upon sales of liquor under a Dispenser's Permit; fixing penalties.
HB 451 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to defining certain words, terms and phrases used herein; levying a luxury tax of two percent of the gross receipts of the sale of all tangible personal property sold in this State; making it unlawful to violate certain provisions hereof and fixing the penalty.
HB 766 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to making it an offense for any motor transportation company, its agents or employees transporting passengers for hire to sell a seat in said motor transportation vehicle beyond the seating capacity of said motor bus or vehicle; prescribing penalties.
HB 1113 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act releasing penalty and interest on city and independent school district taxes in certain cities.
44th Regular Session
HB 80 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to providing for abandonment of county parks when site is found undesirable.
HB 344 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to compensation and bond of County Judges of Courts at Law in Bexar County.
HB 452 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment of persons guilty of libel.
HB 551 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to vesting the administrative control over drilling, production, transportation, and storage of crude oil and natural gas and their products and all powers and duties in the Natural Resource Commission.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 120 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to levying a luxury tax of two percent of the gross receipts of the sale of all tangible personal property sold in this State; defining certain words, terms and phrases used in this Act.
44th 2nd Called Session
HB 17 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to levying a luxury tax of two percent of the gross receipts of the sale of all tangible personal property sold in this State; defining certain words, terms and phrases used in this Act; making it unlawful to violation certain provisions hereof and fixing the penalty therefor.
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 39 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to engage or assist in pool selling or bookmaking on horse races; providing penalties for the violation of any provision of this Act.
HB 86 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to providing for the calling of elections of officials therein and the appointment of election officers to hold such election unless the method is prescribed by the City Charter, providing that all election judges and clerks shall be selected as near as possible from different political parties or factions of the same party of said city.
43rd Regular Session
HB 113 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to liability of insurance companies so as to include fire insurance companies in the provision thereof.
HB 300 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to granting a moratorium against the foreclosures of mortgages and judicial liens upon all homesteads in the state of Texas, and suspending all foreclosures on both urban and rural homesteads for a period of one year from the passage of this Act, and providing that this act shall not inure to the benefit of hone owners who are financially able to pay.
HB 309 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to providing for the redemption of real property sold under the authority conferred by a lien upon said property.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 114 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the occupation of hairdressers and cosmetologists, to create a State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists for licensing of persons, firms, co-partnerships, associations, or corporations to carry on and to teach such practices, to insure the better education of such practitioners, to provide rules regulating the proper conduct and sanitation of hairdressers and cosmetologists establishments and schools.
HB 151 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the disposition of fees of office by county officers and to monthly reports.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 63 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to adding the words "ice dealers" after the words "fruit dealers, vegetable dealers" in certain law.
HB 114 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting justices of the peace from adjudging fees in misdemeanor criminal cases in favor of constables and deputy constables, where the alleged offense was committed in a justice precinct other than the precinct in which such constable was elected or such deputy constable appointed, and prohibiting constables and deputy constables from collecting or receiving fees; fixing penalties.
HB 162 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing each county, and the commissioners court thereof, of the State of Texas, which has a population of more than 250,000, as shown by the last official Federal Census, to acquire, by purchase, lands for use as county public parks, and authorizing the commissioners court of each such county to issue and deliver bonds and/or time warrants in payment for such lands of not exceeding an aggregate principal amount of $25,000, without submitting the same to the voters.
43rd 3rd Called Session
HB 108 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to providing that the two judges of the County Courts at Law Nos. 1 and 2, of Bexar County, Texas, shall not be required to furnish bonds.
HB 109 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to public works.
42nd Regular Session
HB 833 Author: Dwyer, Pat
Caption: Relating to prohibiting fire insurance companies from cancelling any fire insurance polices because of an an act of arson until such act is judicially proven.
42nd 1st Called Session
HB 63 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating all issues of funding and refunding notes, bonds, warrants, time warrants and treasury warrants heretofore issued or authorized to be issued and attempted to be issued by any and all cities in the State.
42nd 2nd Called Session
HB 16 Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of a board to be known as the State Agricultural Equalization Board, vesting in said board with the authority to buy, sell and deal in certain farm products and to promulgate rules regulating the future production of the farmers from whom the said board may purchase such products; providing penalties; making an appropriation.