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Legislation authored by John Emmet Lyle

Includes legislation with John Emmet Lyle 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 622 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the appointment, qualification, and tenure of commissioners in such manner that the terms of commissioners shall hereafter be for six (6) years.
HB 623 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts in Counties where any Army or Navy Base, Camp, Station or Yard, is located to create a Military Zone adjacent to such Camp, Base, Station or Yard.
HB 624 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for city planning; the creation, organization and powers of planning commissions, etc; providing penalties.
HB 625 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing any city or town, however incorporated, to attach land and territory not in any town or city and within five (5) miles of the limits of such towns or cities for zoning purposes.
HB 626 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing commissioners courts of counties which now have or may hereafter have a population of not less than seventy-five thousand (75,000) to provide for county planning zoning; repealing all acts in conflict herewith.
HB 627 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act, granting authority to cities to control the platting of surrounding territory and to provide in addition to the provisions of said Act that approval of a plat shall constitute an amendment to the Master City Plan, providing that the Master City Plan, providing that the planning commission or governing body may agree with the subdivider upon building restrictions which shall have force of law, making it unlawful and a misdemeanor for anyone to transfer a lot in an unapproved subdivision by reference to a plot or describing such lot by metes and bounds, and providing a penalty therefor; providing for the repeal of laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 651 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for counties and cities to jointly operate and maintain hospitals.
HB 714 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article by adding thereto additional circumstances under which soldiers, sailors, marines and other members of the Armed Services of the United States may maintain actions for divorce in certain counties.
HB 753 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to granting to the City of Corpus Christi, Texas, all right, title, and interest of the State of Texas to certain land hitherto submerged by the waters of the Corpus Christi Bay, without limitation.
47th Regular Session
HB 83 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation out of any moneys in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District, for each of the fiscal years ending August 31, 1942, and August 31, 1943, to aid said District in making the necessary surveys and preparing the necessary plans for its construction program.
HB 84 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to creating the 94th Judicial District Court for Nueces County; defining its jurisdiction; adjusting the business of the 28th District Court of Nueces County and the 117th District Court of Nueces County with the Court created; prescribing the duties of the District Clerk.
HB 87 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to authorizing the qualified voters of certain independent school districts to determine whether or not any such district shall levy a certain tax for maintenance and bond purposes.
HB 97 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to authorizing navigation districts to acquire, extend, construct, repair, build, develop, and maintain certain improvements in aid of deep water navigation without taxation; authorizing said districts to borrow money therefor from the Federal Government or any other source.
HB 165 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to granting to the City of Corpus Christi, Texas, all right, title, and interest of the State of Texas to certain land hitherto submerged by the waters of Corpus Christi Bay.
HB 245 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to repealing certain act of the General and Special Laws relative to providing for city planning; providing for the creation, organization, and powers of planning commissions; providing certain penalties.
HB 246 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to authorizing any city or town, however incorporated, to attach certain land and territory for zoning purposes; authorizing the appointments of residents of attached territory on the Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment of such cities and towns; authorizing such towns and cities to fix and enforce certain penalties.
HB 253 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to amending the General and Special Laws relative to granting authority to cities to control the platting of surrounding territory and to provide that approval of a plat shall constitute an amendment to the master city plan; making it unlawful and a misdemeanor for anyone to transfer a lot in an unapproved subdivision by reference to a plat or describing such lot by metes and bounds; providing certain penalties.
HB 254 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to authorizing Commissioners' Courts of certain counties to provide for planning and zoning; authorizing two or more counties to provide for regional planning; providing for the creation, organization, and powers of county and regional planning commissions; to provide for a Board of Adjustment; providing certain penalties.
HB 355 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to place, set, use, drag, or have in possession any seine, net, or other device for catching fish, with certain exceptions, in or on certain portions of the waters of Corpus Christi Bay, and any of the waters of Red Fish Bay in Nueces County; defining the term "shore line"; providing a penalty for violation of provisions of this Act.
HB 458 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article relating to work and vacation of firemen and policemen in cities with certain population; fixing the hours that shall constitute a legal day's work in fire and police departments in certain cities; providing for emergency pay; providing a penalty.
HB 467 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes to include within the regulatory provisions thereof, persons, firms, associations, partnerships and corporations engaged in certain business activities within this State, whether in private or public work, and which employ more than three (3) persons; providing penalties and the enforcement thereof; prescribing the duties of the Commissioner of Labor Statistics.
HB 545 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to the protection of Navigation Districts their properties and facilities and the operation thereof; providing for penalties.
HB 546 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article providing that all franchises granted by any Navigation District shall be granted by the affirmative vote of a majority of the commissioners of said district; empowering said districts to grant revocable licenses or permits for the use of limited portions of water front or facilities and to enter into leases of any of the unused lands or facilities of said district.
HB 622 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to providing that the management and control of any municipal electric light, gas, water, or sewer system in certain cities, financed by the issuance of revenue bonds, shall, so long as any of such bonds be outstanding and unpaid, be placed in the hands of a Board of Trustees; providing for the creation of such Board.
HB 629 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Board of Education to accept from the City of Corpus Christi a tract of land for a marine laboratory; appropriating a certain sum for the purpose of building and equipping this laboratory, conditioned upon the City of Corpus Christi conveying said land to the State.
HB 636 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles of the Revised Civil Statutes relative to appointment of Special Judges where County Judges are disqualified.
HB 637 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to the appointment of a Clerk of the Administrative District.
HB 765 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that all officers and employees of the State of Texas, any county, or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard, National Guard Reserves, or Organized Reserves of the Army or Navy of the United States, shall be entitled to leave of absence without loss of pay or efficiency rating during such days as they may attend training ordered or authorized under provisions of Law.
HB 824 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles of the Revised Civil Statutes by providing for the amicable adjustment of grievances and disputes that may arise between employers and employees; to create a board of arbitration; providing for penalties.
HB 837 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to regulating the taking of fish in Lake Corpus Christi; providing a closed season; providing a penalty.
HB 838 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment, erection, equipping, operation, and maintenance of hospitals by certain counties and cities, for the levying of a direct tax and for the issuance and payment of bonds for such purposes.
HB 839 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to kill or attempt to kill deer, or wild quail or trap or molest same in Duval County for a period of five (5) years; providing a penalty.
HB 840 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment, erection, equipping, operation, and maintenance of hospitals by certain counties and cities, for the levying of a direct tax therefor, and for the issuance and payment of bonds for such purposes; further providing for the leasing of such hospitals.
HB 891 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, approving, and confirming the acts of all housing authorities created by and organized pursuant to the "Housing Authorities Law" of the State of Texas, and which are located in any county in Texas having a certain population, in undertaking the development and administration of housing projects to assure the availability of safe and sanitary dwellings for persons engaged in national defense activities.
HB 909 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al.
Caption: Relating to assuring full and equal accommodation, rights, and privileges to all persons of the Caucasian Race in all public places of business or amusement in Texas.
HB 971 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to authorizing cities and towns eligible under the terms of this Act to fund certain indebtedness outstanding on the effective date of this Act; prescribing the method and procedure for issuance of funding or refunding bonds.
HB 993 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing that Reports of Alien Ownership of land may be filed on or before the last day of December, 1941.
HB 1058 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing exemption as to certain waters of Lake Corpus Christi.
HB 1080 Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet
Caption: Relating to providing that certain counties within this State in which there is located no Court of Civil Appeals, may, upon an order being made by their Commissioners Court for this purpose, provide for and maintain a county law library.