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Legislation authored by Cecil Taylor Rhodes

Includes legislation with Cecil Taylor Rhodes 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 138 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Article relating to persons eligible for pensions to Confederate Soldiers and their widows so as to allow any widow otherwise eligible a pension regardless of the date of her birth.
HB 151 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to regulating the hours of labor for persons employed to sell at retail drugs and medicines or to compound physician's prescriptions in any store, dispensary, laboratory or office; providing penalty for violation of said Act.
HB 175 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to defining a second-hand dealer, providing for the keeping of records by second-hand dealers, providing for necessary contents of such records, prescribing certain duties for such second-hand dealers, and providing a penalty therefor.
HB 588 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to providing for an occupation tax on the gross receipts of each individual, partnership, company, association or corporation doing business as a "taxicab carrier" or "jitney carrier".
HB 590 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to an occupation tax on coin operated machines.
47th Regular Session
HB 125 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining delinquent taxes, providing for the collection of delinquent taxes, limiting penalties, and dismissing pending suits.
HB 236 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to levying a mileage tax upon motor vehicles operated upon the public highways transporting either passengers or freight; providing for the issuance of special trip permits for certain purposes; providing certain penalties.
HB 561 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of burial associations on the assessment or fee basis as a body corporate; regulating said associations; and providing for Attorney General to bring suit for violation of this Act and power of Life Insurance Commissioner to make special examinations.
HB 703 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of the office of County Purchasing Agent in all counties of this State with certain population; prescribing his duties and fixing his compensation; prescribing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 713 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners Court to fix the compensation of the County Attorneys in certain counties; fixing the effective date of this Act.
HB 784 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to validating the incorporation of certain cities and towns; validating all governmental proceedings performed by the governing bodies of such cities and towns.
HB 864 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing that any person shall be authorized to practice optometry in this state who has been actively engaged for a period of at least ten (10) years as an apprentice in the office of an optometrist.
HB 882 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall not be unlawful for any person to catch, trap, shoot, or kill any wild fox in Robertson County, Texas, but making it a misdemeanor to sell or offer to sell the pelt or pelts thereof and providing a penalty.
HB 905 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of sheriffs in certain counties in which there are no district attorneys; providing for the appointment by such sheriffs of such counties of at least one special deputy sheriff and one deputy sheriff.
HB 950 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the allowance of traveling expenses for members of the commissioners' court in certain counties.
46th Regular Session
HB 332 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying a mileage tax upon motor vehicles operated upon, along or across the public highways of this state transporting either passengers or freight; providing penalties.
HB 368 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to creating a Special Road Law for Robertson County, Texas, providing that said County may fund or refund the indebtedness outstanding against its Road and Bridge Fund as of January 1, 1939.
HB 419 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act by exempting certain boilers from the provisions of said Act.
HB 446 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to placing Burial Associations under the supervision of the Insurance Commission.
HB 458 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to levying a tax upon every person, firm, corporation, or association of persons, doing domestic or intrastate business within the State and engaging in the business of selling, manufacturing, purchasing, consigning, using, shipping, or distributing of soda water, ginger ale, Coca-Cola, lime cola, pepsi-cola, Dr.Pepper, and/or any and all bottled commonly referred to as soft drinks; making an appropriation; providing penalties for the violation of this act.
HB 463 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to provide that auctioneers shall furnish bills of sale on any live stock sold at a public auction; providing a penalty.
HB 464 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that a defendant unable to pay the fine and costs adjudged against him for a misdemeanor may, for such time as will satisfy the judgment, to be put to work in the work-house, farm or public improvements.
HB 506 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to levying a tax of 2% on all new cars sold in the State of Texas and providing for the collection thereof.
HB 535 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to insurance and making it unlawful to engage in the insurance business in Texas, unless same is expressly authorized by the laws of this State.
HB 595 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of Sheriffs in all counties of the State of Texas having a population of not less than twenty-seven thousand, two hundred and thirty-five (27,235) and not more than twenty-seven thousand, three hundred (27,300), according to the last preceding Federal Census, in which there are no District Attorneys.
HB 727 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining certain terms, levying a tax upon persons, firms, and corporations transacting business as security and/or commodity brokers.
HB 848 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to take from any of the fresh waters of Robertson County any fish by the use of seine or net, the square meshes of which are less than one and one-half (1 1/2) inches; providing penalties for the violation thereof.
HB 910 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, and confirming elections held for the issuance of bonds for the purpose of building school houses in consolidated common school districts in certain counties.
45th Regular Session
HB 347 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a freight train to consist of more than seventy cars exclusive of caboose, to be run on any Texas railroad; providing for a penalty for violation of laws.
HB 929 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to levying a tax upon every person, firm, corporation, or association of persons, doing domestic or intrastate business within the State and engaging in the business of selling, manufacturing, purchasing, consigning, using, shipping, or distributing for the purpose of sale within this State soft drinks or any gas or chemical that may be used for the carbonization thereof.
HB 1071 Author: Rhodes, Cecil T.
Caption: Relating to providing for traveling expenses for members of the Commissioners Court in certain counties in this State.