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Legislation authored by Howard Gallemore Hartzog

Includes legislation with Howard Gallemore Hartzog 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
HB 23 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to requiring every group of individuals, society, association or corporation transacting the business of life insurance, personal accident insurance, life and accident insurance, or health and accident insurance for profit, or for mutual benefit, or protection in this State on or before the 1st day of March in every year to file its annual statement with the Board of Insurance Commissioners showing the gross amount of premiums collected during the year ending December 31st, preceding, from persons residing or domiciled in this State on policies of insurance; levying taxes upon the gross premium receipts.
HB 27 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to providing that no officer, trustee, or director of any insurer shall be subject to personal liability for the payment or determination not to contest payment of any fee or tax, unless prior to such payment the Statute or ordinance levying such fee or tax was finally held invalid by the State Court having final appellate jurisdiction in the premises, or by the Supreme Court of the Unite States.
HB 54 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Article 7064, R.C.S., 1925, relating to gross premium receipts of certain insurance companies.
HB 357 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article relative to distribution of fines collected under said Article.
HB 735 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article relating to regulation of the sale of gas appliances.
HB 748 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for repairing storm damages for the Fannin State Park, Fannin, Texas.
HB 872 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Coastal Division of Game, Fish and Oyster Commission; giving the power and making it the duty of the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission to appoint an Executive Officer for the Division; providing that it may perform its duties through said officer; providing the effective date of the act; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
48th Regular Session
HB 137 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by making an appropriation of Two Thousand, Six Hundred Dollars ($2,600) for the payment of compensation or fees to attorneys, including county attorneys, who, since January 1, 1940, to the effective date of this Act, have performed the duties of a district attorney.
HB 236 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in any County having a population of not less than eight thousand, seven hundred (8,700) and not more than nine thousand (9,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census, to allow each County Commissioner certain expenses for traveling in connection with the use of his automobile on official business.
HB 285 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the remission of ad valorem taxes to the City of Port Lavaca.
HB 327 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by fixing the compensation of chief deputies, and other deputies in counties where the population is not less than twenty-three thousand, four hundred (23,400) and not more than twenty-three thousand, nine hundred (23,900).
HB 583 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to better preserving the game and fish resources of Goliad County by providing that the members of the County Commissioners Court of said County shall be the conservators of game in said County.
HJR 17 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing after adoption all contracts for a greater rate of interest than eight per centum per annum when secured by a bona fide lien on real estate, farm machinery and equipment, live stock, crops or other farm produce, shall be deemed usurious, and except as otherwise provided by the Legislature all other contracts for a greater rate than eight per centum per annum shall also be deemed usurious.
47th Regular Session
HB 7 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to making a donation of all of the net amount of State ad valorem taxes collected on property situated in and from rolling stock of railroads apportioned to Calhoun County, Texas, to the City of Port Lavaca, Texas, to enable the City to construct, repair, and improve sea walls, breakwaters, and harbors, to prevent continuing and recurring calamitous overflows; prescribing a penalty for the diversion of such State donated funds.
HB 205 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to providing a method and manner of issuing receipts and certificates of title, and issuing them when liens are disclosed thereon.
HB 820 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the purpose of better conserving the marine fish resources of this State by placing a closed season on shrimp in the inland salt water of the State during certain period; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 874 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to defining interest and providing for certain remedies for the prevention of usury; providing appropriate penalties.
HB 953 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act regarding Water Supply Corporations of Cities and Towns, etc.
47th 1st Called Session
HB 20 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Judiciary Appropriation Bill, by adding thereto a new Section to be known as Section 1a, to make an appropriation of Two Thousand Six Hundred ($2,600) Dollars for the payment of compensation or fees to attorneys, including county attorneys, who, since January 1, 1940, to the effective date of this Act have performed the duties of a District Attorney.
46th Regular Session
HB 12 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to granting each county for a period of five years all State ad valorem taxes, for the purpose of constructing improvements.
HB 19 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying an increased occupation tax on marble machines and providing for the collection and distribution of these said taxes; prescribing penalties.
HB 407 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to provide for the issuance of certificates of title covering motor vehicles and their parts, with certain specified exceptions so as to disclose ownership and encumbrances; providing a penalty.
HB 699 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to placing a closed season on shrimp in the inland salt waters of this State during the period of time from and between the 20th day of June and the 20th day of August and during the period of time from and between the 20th day of December and the 20th day of March of any year; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 744 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to better preserving the game and fish resources of Calhoun, Matagorda, and Jackson Counties by closing certain waters in said counties to certain types of net fishing and prohibiting the use of the oyster dredge in certain areas and making legal the operation of the pocket net or drag seine in certain waters; providing a penalty.
HB 748 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act donating and granting ad valorem taxes to the City of Port Lavaca for a period of thirty (30) years.
HB 749 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to levying a tax on cigarettes; providing penalties.
HB 756 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring licenses for the operation, maintenance, opening or establishment of loan offices in this State; defining certain violations to be offenses; prescribing penalties for the violation thereof.
HB 820 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article relating to marks and brands of livestock in all Texas Counties except Matagorda, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jasper, and Newton.
HB 887 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article placing airplane carriers under the intangible assets laws of this State; providing mode and manner of collecting the intangible assets tax; placing the administration of said Act in the State Tax Board as provided in Chapter 4, Title 122, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925.
HB 944 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to authorizing and empowering the Railroad Commission of Texas to regulate stations, terminals, or depots operated by a motor bus company or companies and to provide for the establishment of union bus terminals, stations, or depots by a requirement for the construction, acquisition, operation, and maintenance of union terminals and joint facilities; providing penalties.
HB 952 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the purpose of better conserving the salt water fish and marine resources of the State of Texas by providing certain regulations and restrictions and the use of certain parts of the waters of all artificial and natural passes now or hereafter constructed and maintained by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission of the State of Texas as fish passes; providing a penalty.
HB 1116 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to requiring the inspection of shucked oysters produced outside of the State of Texas; fixing a penalty.
HB 1143 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment out of State Funds of Old Age Assistance Pensions to certain citizens of the State of Texas who have attained the age of sixty-five (65) years to the extent of a maximum sum of Fifteen ($15.00) dollars monthly; to create a State Old Age Assistance Tax Fund by levying a tax on all citizens of the State of Texas between the ages of Twenty-one (21) and Sixty (60) years; to impose a penalty for delinquent payments of such tax.
45th Regular Session
HB 94 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the collection of certain fees by the Board of Insurance Commissioners for the use and benefit of the State.
HB 177 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a School of Petroleum Engineering to be conducted in connection with and as a branch of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas.
HB 441 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to correcting and clarifying insurance tax section of the omnibus tax bill.
HB 480 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to providing certain regulations regarding the opening of any safety deposit box belonging to the decedent prior to the delivery of the same to the heirs or, legal representatives, providing a penalty.
HB 498 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to turkeys running at large in Victoria County, Texas.
HB 546 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to placing a closed season on shrimp in the inland salt waters of this State during the months of June, July and August of any year; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 671 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Coastal Division of Game, Fish and Oyster Commission; providing the effective date of this Act.
HB 709 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to better conserving edible marine life in Calhoun County, Texas, by the closing of certain waters in Calhoun County to the use of certain types of nets; making it unlawful to take oysters from oyster reefs in Calhoun County for the purpose of transplanting, without first obtaining a written order from the Commissioners Court of Calhoun County; providing penalties thereof.
HB 976 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to validating all conveyances made by Goliad County Commissioners Court or under their authority of County or public school land and making such conveyance valid whether made at public auction or private sale.
45th 1st Called Session
HB 67 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to conserving the oyster resources of Calhoun County, Texas, by withdrawing the submerged lands in said County from location and lease to private persons and corporations for the planting of oysters and making private oyster beds; providing a penalty.
45th 2nd Called Session
HB 76 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the size of Sea Drum or Black Drum to be sold, offered for sale or possessed in this State; providing for a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 80 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to placing a closed season on shrimp in the inland salt waters of this State from and between the 1st day of July and the last day of August or from and between the 25th day of December and the 15th day of March of any year; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 99 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying an increased occupation tax on marble machines; prescribing penalties for the violation of this Act.
44th Regular Session
HB 221 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to establishing necessary rules and regulations to permit the production of certified oysters and clams in the State of Texas, and providing certain rules and regulations for the production and handling of oysters and clams in order to properly protect the health of the consumers of seafoods; providing for a fine for the violation of this Act.
HB 334 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that each life, health, and accident, life and accident, health and accident, or life, health and accident insurance company shall pay a gross premium receipts tax for the purpose of creating the "Rural and County Health Fund," designating a custodian for the funds;, providing for the purposes for which the fund shall be used and the execution of such funds, providing a penalty.
HB 339 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation, using a motor vehicle for place of business, to engage in the business of buying or handling, for the purpose of sale, or to sell aquatic products to retail fish dealers, wholesale fish dealers, markets, or stores, before procuring a license form the Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission, privileging them so to operate; providing a penalty and a rebate on license on such place of business heretofore issued.
HB 372 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to providing for adequate and efficient methods of examining Local Mutual Aid Associations organized and operating under certain statute, and providing for an examination of said associations every two years or oftener, if deemed advisable, and giving the examiners appointed access to all books, accounts, and records of such associations.
HB 373 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to providing for an adequate and efficient examination of statewide mutual assessment insurance associations.
HB 487 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to the classification of insurance risks and rates.
HB 488 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to providing that the solicitors, agents, and/or salesmen of such companies shall be excluded from the provisions of the general laws of Texas with respect to agents' and solicitors' licenses.
HB 489 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and making it the mandatory duty of the Board of Insurance Commissioners of Texas to require each and every insurance company doing business in this State, to make a report of every loss that occurs within the State wherein the property destroyed or damages is insured by such company against certain damage.
HB 490 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to providing that all insurance companies, whether specifically named or not, issuing or delivering any form of insurance policy in this State, other than fire, tornado, windstorm, hail, workmen's compensation, or automobile insurance policies, shall file with the Commissioner its classification of risks and premium rates or schedules.
HB 676 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to requiring the promulgation of separate rates for fire insurance, hail insurance, or windstorm insurance.
HB 842 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to fixing the number and maximum compensation of the assistants and employees which may be appointed by the District Attorney or Criminal District Attorney in certain counties.
43rd Regular Session
HB 64 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing a license for resident citizens of this State who fish outside the county of their residence; providing alien and non-resident fishing licenses; providing the fees for such licenses; providing suitable penalties; providing for the disposition of funds collected under the provisions of this Act, and the effective date of this Act.
HB 468 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to regulating the size of shrimp and fish to be taken and sold from the salt waters of this State; providing a closed season on salt water terrapin; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 522 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to the protection of the wife's separate property.
HB 523 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to compensation of councilmen.
HB 696 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to providing for license for distributors of marine or aquatic products, either wholesale or retail, in which any vehicle is sued for the purpose of taking orders, delivering or selling from said vehicle, providing how all licenses required under this Act shall be procured, how same shall be issued, and expiration date for same; providing for the disposal of all funds collected under the provisions of this Act, and defining how said sums may be used.
HB 792 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating and imposing duties and restrictions on telephone, and electric light, and power utilities; providing for the regulation of rates to be charged by public utilities engaged in the business of furnishing either local or long distance telephone service, and electric light, and power.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 25 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to more fully and effectually carrying out the National Industrial Recovery Act and its program of relief in the State of Texas, by providing adequate machinery to increase the powers of cities, towns, and villages, in order that they may mortgage and encumber municipal markets or city markets, so as to enable them to obtain loans from the Federal Government for the purpose of building, enlarging, or repairing municipally-owned markets.
HB 75 Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to more fully and effectually carrying out the National Recovery Administration and its program of relief in the State of Texas by providing for adequate machinery for the purpose of regulating utilities and discriminatory utility rates in the State of Texas, especially rates of electric light and power and telephone companies; providing for a general and uniform regulation of all utilities.
HB 81 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to providing a privilege license for any person before engaging in the business of a Commercial Fisherman, Wholesale Fish Dealer, Retail Fish Dealer, Bait Dealer, Fish Guide; prescribing a penalty for violation of any provision of this Act; providing all license fees are annual and effective dates of licenses; providing for the effective date of the Act.
HB 213 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to opening the waters of Lavaca Bay in Calhoun County, Texas, for shrimp trawling during the months of September, October, November and December of each year; opening Powder Horn Lake in Calhoun County, Texas for seining during the months of December, January and February of each year.
43rd 3rd Called Session
HB 67 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the building of municipal fish markets in certain cities.
HB 94 Author: Hartzog, Howard G.
Caption: Relating to opening the waters of Espiritu Santo Bay in Calhoun County, Texas, for shrimp trawling during the months of September, October, November and December of each year.