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Legislation authored by Clarence Edwin Farmer

Includes legislation with Clarence Edwin Farmer as the primary author for the 42nd through 46th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.
Please note author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 30th.

45th Regular Session
HB 43 Caption: Relating to providing for the investigation and study of wages paid to men, women, and minors employed in the trade, business, and industry in the State of Texas; and for the determination and establishment of minimum fair wage standards for such workers; providing for penalties for the violation of the law.
HB 44 Caption: Relating to providing that a poll tax of One ($1.00) Dollar only, shall be collected on every person between the ages of 21 and 60 years, making certain exceptions.
HB 45 Caption: Relating to providing for the repeal of certain statute providing for a fee for license authorizing the sale of beer by retail dealer for consumption on or off premises where sold.
HB 46 Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of the quality and pressure of natural gas to be sold and delivered to consumers by all persons, firms, associations, or corporations engaged in the business of distributing such products in Texas; setting lawful standards; declaring this Act to be cumulative of all other Acts regulating the quality and pressure of natural gas and providing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 47 Caption: Relating to repealing certain Act providing for the election and term of office for school trustees in certain independent school districts.
HB 48 Caption: Relating to creating a system of Old Age Assistance in Texas, placing restrictions on the granting of such assistance; providing for attorney fees and penalties for excessive charges.
HB 296 Caption: Relating to providing that litigants may have more time to file their briefs after the filing of the transcript in the Appellate Courts, and providing for the equalization of opportunity for filing briefs as between appellant and appellee.
HB 357 Caption: Relating to conferring upon the qualified voters of any Home Rule City or any city having over five thousand (5,000) inhabitants as shown by the last Federal Census the right to propose and adopt at the polls measures concerning its municipal affairs.
HB 879 Caption: Relating to providing for the purchase of school buses for the transportation of the school children to and from the school building of the Azle Common School, County Line Consolidated District in Tarrant County, Texas, composed of parts of Tarrant and Parker Counties.
HJR 5 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 51 of Article III, of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adopting a new Section to be known as Section 51-c, which shall provide for home ownership in Texas that tenantry may be discouraged, giving the Legislature full power to make sale of all lands owned by the State, on time payments at two percent interest, to citizens desiring homes, and providing that the Legislature shall by General Laws provide for homes.
HJR 6 Caption: Ratifying an amendment to the Constitution of America, passed by the Sixty-eighth Congress of the United States of America at its first session, which amendment empowers the Congress to limit, regulate and prohibit the labor of persons under eighteen (18) years of age.
HJR 7 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1-a of Article VIII of the Constitution of Texas, exempting Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000.00) of the assessed taxable value of all residence homesteads as now defined by law from all taxation for all purposes, excepting, until the expiration of such remission period or the need of such remission period or the need of such remission, that portion of the State ad valorem taxes remitted within certain counties and political subdivisions now receiving a remission of such taxes.
HJR 8 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1 of Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Texas providing that taxation of real property shall be equal and uniform.
HJR 18 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 51b, of Article III, of the Constitution of Texas, providing for old-age assistance to certain citizens over sixty-five years of age, not exceeding Fifteen Dollars ($15.00) per month.
HJR 30 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1 of Article III, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for the reservation to the people of the State of Texas certain powers of legislation, providing that they may initiate laws and amendments to the Constitution.
HJR 31 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section Four (4) of Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that the Legislature may exempt from taxation for a period not exceeding ten years all factories and industries for the manufacture of the raw products of Texas.
45th 2nd Called Session
HB 159 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Old Age Assistance Commission to pay interest on warrants issued against the Texas Old Age Assistance Fund.
44th Regular Session
HB 93 Caption: Relating to providing for investigation and study of wages of women and minors employed in industry in Texas.
HB 493 Caption: Relating to requiring counties and cities, when petitioned in writing by fifty (50) or more property tax-paying voters, to order an election for the cancellation of any u sold road or improvement bonds issued prior to January 1, 1931, or remaining undersold for a period of five (5) hears or more after authorization.
HB 596 Caption: Relating to conferring upon the qualified voters of any city having over five thousand inhabitants, as shown by the last Federal Census, the right to propose and adopt at the polls measures concerning its municipal affairs.
HB 702 Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of the quality and pressure of natural gas to be sold and delivered to consumers by all persons, firms, associations, or corporations engaged in the business of distributing such products in Texas; declaring this Act to be cumulative of all other acts regulating the quality and pressure of natural gas and providing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 761 Caption: Relating to providing for the protection, welfare, and relief of aged persons in need and resident in the State of Texas; levying a tax and prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 821 Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for transportation companies, or any employee or agent thereof, to haul property or persons free of charge.
HJR 2 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 6, of Article XVI, of the Constitution of Texas, providing for an old age relief system, and providing for the support and maintenance thereof.
HJR 10 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1a, Article VIII, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, exempting Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000) of the assessed taxable value of all residence homesteads, as now defined by law, from all taxation for all purposes, excepting, until the expiration of such remission period, or the need of such remission that portion of the State ad valorem taxes remitted within certain counties and political subdivisions now receiving a remission of such taxes.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 39 Caption: Relating to providing that a poll tax of one ($1.00) dollar only, shall be collected on every person between the ages of 21 and 60 years, making certain exceptions.
44th 2nd Called Session
HB 25 Caption: Relating to providing that a poll tax of One ($1.00) Dollar only, shall be collected on every person between the ages of 21 and 60 years, making certain exceptions.
HB 37 Caption: Relating to providing that a poll tax of One ($1.00) Dollar for free schools, and fifty cents ($.50) for the old age assistance fund shall be levied and collected on every person between the ages of 21 and 60 years, making certain exceptions.
HB 45 Caption: Relating to providing for the protection, welfare, and relief of aged persons in need and resident in the state of Texas; and prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 51 Caption: Relating to providing necessary revenue for old age assistance, such revenue to be obtained from the tax on intoxicating liquors, and license fee for the sale thereof; prescribing rules and regulations for the sale of intoxicating liquors both spiritous, malt and vinous.
HB 58 Caption: Relating to providing for allocating two-thirds of the net revenue from the cigarette tax to the Available School Fund and one-third of the net revenue from the cigarette tax to the Old Age Assistance Fund.
HB 132 Caption: Relating to providing that no judge or justice of the peace shall sit in any case wherein he may be interested.
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 22 Caption: Relating to providing for allocating two-thirds of the net revenue from the cigarette tax to the Available School Fund and one-third of the net revenue from the cigarette tax to the Old Age Assistance Fund.
HB 31 Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the State Highway Commission and the State Treasurer to invest Three Million ($3,000,000.00) Dollars out of the State Highway Fund, in certain State Warrants on the Texas Old Age Assistance Fund, and directing the reimbursement of the State Highway Fund out of the General and/or the Texas Old Age Assistance Fund as funds are available, together with interest thereon at the rate of two percent per annum, making an appropriation to pay the said interest.
HB 53 Caption: Relating to levying a tax on royalties from the production of crude oil to provide revenue for the payment of Old Age Assistance.
42nd Regular Session
HB 134 Caption: Relating to providing for the levying and assessing of a poll tax upon every male inhabitant of this state between the ages of twenty-one and sixty years for the benefit of the public free schools.
HB 136 Caption: Relating to imposing an occupation tax on certain resources; prescribing penalties, fine and punishment.
HB 152 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to occupation tax on branch or chain stores.
HB 202 Caption: Relating to providing for the licensing of chiropractors; providing penalties.
HB 296 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the licensing of motorcycles and passenger motor vehicles, providing a license fee of only two dollars ($2.00) flat on passenger motor vehicles.
HB 326 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code as relating to libel of persons by prohibiting the use of any radio station for making, uttering, transmitting, or broadcasting any statement of libel or slander or any statement advocating the boycotting of any business interest; providing a penalty.
HB 366 Caption: Relating to providing an old age relief system for resident citizens over the age of sixty five; making an appropriation.
HB 382 Caption: Relating to forbidding the use of telephone, telegraph, radio, or other services for the purpose of dealing in "futures"; providing a penalty.
HB 387 Caption: Relating to requiring all banks, trust companies and corporations doing business under a charter of the State of Texas to provide surety bond or bonds to secure the payment of the deposits of secured depositors in case of insolvency.
HB 388 Caption: Relating to prohibiting municipal corporations and other legal or political subdivisions from impounding motor vehicles by reason of the violation of any law relating to traffic; prescribing offenses, fines and penalties.
HB 420 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to the qualifications of Receivers; prescribing for void appointments.
HB 566 Caption: Relating to imposing certain license fees and excise taxes on cigars and cigarettes for the purpose of raising additional revenue for school buildings and support of the public free schools.
HB 651 Caption: Relating to regulating the employment of women and minors and establishing an industrial welfare commission.
HB 655 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts forbidding the pledging the assets of any Bank or Bank and Trust Company to secure any depositor in preference to another.
HB 701 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing the manner of holding elections in said District.
HB 861 Caption: Relating to providing that no deficiency judgment shall be rendered against the debtor in any suit for foreclosure or collection by any court in this State.
HB 863 Caption: Relating to providing for the taxation of equities in units of properties and the method of collection.
HB 924 Caption: Relating to providing for certain wages to be paid laborers and mechanics on public works; exactly a penalty for injured laborers and mecahnics.
HJR 34 Caption: Proposing an amendment providing for the reservation to the people of the State certain powers of legislation.
HJR 43 Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the Legislature may exempt from taxation for a period not exceeding ten years all homesteads of laborers and factories for the manufacture of raw products of Texas.
42nd 1st Called Session
HB 27 Caption: Relating to providing for a moratorium in the State of Texas on the collection of all debts on all real property for a period of two years.
HB 42 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by adding thereto a new subdivision relating to Branch or Chain Stores; providing for the levying and collection an annual occupation tax for each store in excess of one, operated or maintained in this State under the same general management, supervision, or ownership.
42nd 2nd Called Session
HB 11 Caption: Relating to providing for a moratorium in the State of Texas on the collection of all debts on all real property for a period of two years and providing no suit shall be instituted or prosecuted to collect any debt on real property.
42nd 3rd Called Session
HB 46 Caption: Relating to providing for a moratorium in the State of Texas on the foreclosure of all liens on all real property for a period of two years.
HB 52 Caption: Relating to amending certain sections of the Cigarette Tax Law.
HB 56 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes pertaining to the encumbrance of lighting systems; water systems and sewer systems and income thereof by cities and towns and "Home Rule" cities.
HB 57 Caption: Relating to providing for the amendment of certain Acts providing for the fees to be charged for license of motorcycles, side cars and passenger automobiles.
HB 65 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing that a poll tax of One Dollar only shall be collected on every person between the ages of twenty-one and sixty.
42nd 4th Called Session
HB 8 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that a poll tax of one dollar only shall be collected on every person between the ages of 21 and 60 years.