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Legislation authored by Jesse Caldwell Duvall

Includes legislation with Jesse Caldwell Duvall as the primary author for the 34th through 44th 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.

44th Regular Session
HB 84 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Act regulating and providing for supervision of emigrant agents.
HB 85 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to the authority of the County Auditor to appoint assistants.
HB 87 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay Mrs. Pauline Wolf, and other parties named, certain money paid into State Treasury during probate proceedings.
HB 88 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to making appropriation to pay to parties named, funds heretofore paid into the State Treasury under the provisions of certain statutes, authorizing State Treasurer to pay same.
HB 113 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to the protection of the Antwerp Messenger or homing pigeon.
HB 222 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for appeals by aggrieved property owners from decisions of commissioners courts from decisions of commissioners courts, sitting as boards of equalization, fixing property assessment for tax valuation purposes to the district court, according to the rules and procedure herein set out.
HB 416 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to establishing a public road system for certain counties and empowering commissioners court to prescribe rules and regulations therefor.
HB 461 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining license tax, regulating and controlling recreation establishments, fixing penalties for violation of this Act.
HB 518 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to defining and regulating as a profession in the public interest the practice of public accountancy.
HB 568 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to providing that where the defendant in a misdemeanor case satisfies the fine and costs adjudged against him in full by confinement in the county jail, the county shall be liable to pay each officer having costs in any such case one-half of such legal costs as are taxed, not including commission.
HB 573 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the State Liquor Control Commission and defining its powers and duties; defining certain offenses and prescribing the punishment therefor.
HB 581 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to regulating the use of the public highways for the transportation of crude petroleum or the products of crude petroleum by trucks or other vehicles.
HB 601 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person, firm, association or corporation to pack for sale, sell or offer for sale wheat flour or other cereal flour and corn meal, except such cereals sold as grits, only in standardized packages; providing for the violation of this Act to be a misdemeanor and fixing the penalty for such violations.
HB 695 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to regulating and prohibiting under certain condition the transportation of property by motorbus companies and making it the duty of the Railroad Commission to authorize the transportation of property by such motorbus companies under certain other conditions; providing a penalty for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 704 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing any city having a population of more than one hundred and sixty thousand (160,000) inhabitants to own, operate and maintain, construct, improve and enlarge an airport and for such purpose to borrow money and issue warrants payable from taxation and further payable from the revenues of such airport.
HB 746 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to providing that District Attorneys and Criminal District attorneys may appoint up to eight Assistant District Attorneys in certain counties.
HJR 35 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Proposing to amend Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that hereafter the Legislature shall have the power to regulate and control the importation, manufacture, distribution, barter, and sale, either at wholesale or retail, and traffic in all vinous, spirituous, or malt liquors, providing for local option on the question of the sale of intoxicating liquors of various alcoholic content for the purpose of human consumption.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 90 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to raising revenue by licensing of public eating places; providing for the collection of said tax; and providing for a penalty for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 107 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to appropriate money to pay all rentals due and unpaid by the State of Texas under contracts made by the Adjutant General with the owners of buildings, for the purpose of housing various kinds of military and army property belonging to the State and used by the National Guard, and the contracts under which the same accrued.
44th 2nd Called Session
HB 39 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to appropriating money to pay all rentals due and unpaid by the State of Texas under contracts made by the Adjutant General with the owners of buildings, for the purpose of housing various kinds of military and army property belonging to the State and used by the National Guard and to validate said accounts and the contracts under which the same accrued.
HB 40 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to raising revenue by licensing of public eating places; providing for the collection of said tax; providing for the administration of this Act; and providing a penalty for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 81 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale of liquor in the State of Texas; providing for permits, licenses and taxes.
43rd Regular Session
HB 88 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for liens in favor of hospitals and other institutions furnishing care, treatment and maintenance of persons injured in accidents, upon the rights of action, claims and demands of such injured persons against other persons or corporations for damages on account of negligence causing the injuries, and upon the proceeds of the settlements of any such claims or demands.
HB 103 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to raising additional taxes to aid farming and livestock raising, and encouraging county, district and State fairs; authorizing but not compelling commissioners courts to grant licenses for racing of horses.
HB 146 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying and providing for payment and collection of occupation taxes upon persons engaged (within this State) in mining, quarrying, or otherwise producing from the earth, minerals or other earthen constituents and selling same; and providing for ascertainment of the amount of such tax to be paid to the State of Texas at times and in manner provided in the Act and requiring such taxes persons to make and file reports of gross receipts of their occupations, all with certain exceptions provided; providing for penalties for failure to make such reports when due and/or for failure to pay such taxes when due, providing for separability of provisions of the Act (in event some be held unconstitutional).
HB 426 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to regulating the business of transporting persons for hire or for hire or for compensation over the public roads, highways or bridges of the State of Texas, and making the violation of this Act a misdemeanor.
HB 462 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to providing the method by which assignees and transferees of corporate stock and the certificates thereof, and of corporate indebtedness, may be registered upon the records of such corporation, and providing for recovery of liquidated damages of any corporation which fails or refuses to promptly receive and register and redeliver the same.
HB 469 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to providing for serially numbering all warrants issued by the State of Texas, or by any county, city, school district, or political subdivision, providing a penalty for the failure to comply with the provisions hereof, repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 474 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to providing that either party may appeal from the judgment sustaining or overruling a plea of privilege and that such appeal shall suspend the transfer of the venue and a trial of the cause pending the final determination of such appeal.
HB 501 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute defining live stock commission merchants; requiring such merchants to give bond; providing for the renewal of such bond; imposing penalties for pursuing the occupation of a live stock commission merchant when bond has not been made or renewed.
HB 625 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining the business of abstracting, prohibiting others than corporations to engage or continue in such business; providing for incorporation of corporations in counties having more than 125,000 population, according to the last preceding Federal Census; creating a Board of Abstract Examiners.
HB 637 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale of drugs having a therapeutic value.
HB 638 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to levying a license tax upon every person, firm, or corporation owning any coin-operated machine, or device, publicly exhibited any place in Texas.
HB 639 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to prohibiting any owner or person having control of horses, mules, donkeys, cows, bulls, steers, hogs, sheep, goats, or any other livestock from permitting or allowing the same to traverse or roam at large upon any designated State highway of this State unattended; providing a penalty.
HB 723 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to imposing an occupation tax on certain itinerant peddlers; providing the means and manner thereof; defining such persons; providing exceptions and conditions, and generally for the enforcement of the provisions hereof.
HB 724 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to title insurance business and the capital stock of corporations doing such a business; regulating the amount of capital stock of companies which may be invested in abstract plants.
HB 728 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to prohibiting corporations, authorized or permitted to do business under certain statute, from doing any character of business other than provided for by said statute.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 12 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating from Special Racing Funds Twelve Hundred Sixty Dollars ($1260.00) to defray operating expenses of the Racing Commission for the period ending December 31, 1933; providing penalties for the violation of this Act; designating this Act as the "Racing Commission Act".
HB 63 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to regulating the business of transporting persons for hire or for compensation over the public roads, highways or bridges of the State of Texas, whether as a common carrier, contract or charter carrier, or as a transportation agency or travel bureau for obtaining a co-traveler or co-travelers to share the expense of a trip or to act as an intermediary in connection therewith as a broker for hire, agent or otherwise, whereby the expense of a trip or trips is to be shared or to solicit, induce or encourage another to purchase an interest in a motor vehicle in violation of this Act unless the person, driver or chauffeur in charge of the motor vehicle shall first comply with the laws of this State in connection with the obtaining of proper licenses; making the violation of this Act a misdemeanor and providing a penalty.
HB 208 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to making appropriation to pay to parties named in Act, funds heretofore paid into the State Treasury to their credit under provisions of certain statutes.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 7 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to releasing all interest and penalties on registration fees on motor vehicles for which a license fee is due on or before January 31, 1934, and extending the time of payment of same until June 1, 1934.
HB 68 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Act regulating and providing for supervision of emigrant agents.
HJR 2 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article XVI, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for local option of the question of the sale of intoxicating liquors; vesting in the Legislature the power to regulate the manufacture, sale, and traffic in intoxicating liquors.
43rd 3rd Called Session
HB 10 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming, and validating bond and tax elections and the proceedings therein and preliminary thereto, and the bonds issued or to be issued in pursuance thereof.
HB 62 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing a more adequate manner of compensating County Judges in certain counties and providing for the employment of a stenographer and other help for such judges.
43rd 4th Called Session
HB 37 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying and imposing occupation taxes in addition to those now prescribed by law on certain industries and occupations; prescribing penalties for violation of acts prohibited hereby and for failure to do and perform acts required to be done and performed under the provisions of this Act.
42nd Regular Session
HB 6 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the practice of medicine within this State; requiring the payment of an annual registration fee by all persons lawfully qualified and engaged in the practice of medicine, and conferring certain powers on the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners in respect to the collection and expenditures of funds raised from the collection of such fees.
HB 7 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the practice of medicine; providing for the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and for the appointment of the members of said Board, and prescribing their terms of office.
HB 272 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to providing for the examination and certification of Dental Hygienists and regulating the practice of dental hygiene.
HB 413 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to expediting and simplifying the collection and payment by Banks of checks and other instruments for the payment of money.
HB 569 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to establishing a state college of dentistry at Houston, Texas; making necessary appropriation for the establishment and maintenance of said college.
HB 633 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing more adequately for pensions provided for in said Article, and to provide for a more equitable distribution of the pension fund.
HB 662 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to providing that anti-hog cholera serum sold, distributed or used in or imported into Texas be produced under license issued by the Bureau of Animal Industry, United States Department of Agriculture.
HB 917 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes to provide that dentists from other states shall be permitted to practice in Texas by reciprocity upon proper showing.
HB 939 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes and repealing that portion of said Act relating to the investment by any insurance company of as much as one-fourth of its entire assets in certain real estate and other securities of this State.
HJR 18 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide that counties, cities, towns and school districts of Texas shall be empowered to levy a tax for the purpose of purchasing property for establishing and maintaining free public libraries.
41st Regular Session
HB 167 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to credit unions.
HB 170 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the examination and certification of dental hygienists, and regulating the practice of dental hygiene.
HB 171 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that a licensed physician shall not disclose a communication made to him by his patient during the existence of that relationship, nor disclose any other fact which came to the knowledge of such physician by reason of such relationship.
HB 172 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide that persons who desire to marry shall procure a license from the county clerk directed to all persons authorized by law to celebrate the rites of matrimony.
HB 308 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to requiring every person who contracts to teach in the public schools in Texas to present to the superintendent of the schools in which such person contracts to teach, a certificate of health; providing that no teacher shall be entitles to compensation for services rendered until this act has been complied with.
HB 451 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws providing for the appointment and qualifications of a Board of Dental Examiners; providing a penalty.
HB 452 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to expect from the fee therein imposed passenger motor vehicles operating for the carriage of passengers for hire wholly within the limits of any incorporated city or town in the State of Texas.
HB 585 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to prohibiting any person from receiving or collecting interest in excess of ten per cent per annum and fixing a penalty.
HB 586 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of any radio station for making, uttering, transmitting or broadcasting any statement advocating the boycotting of any business interest; providing a penalty.
HB 596 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for Civil Service Commission in certain Counties for certain offices and providing for competitive examinations.
41st 1st Called Session
HB 20 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for a Board of Pardons and Paroles in this State, and providing for a system of recommending to the Governor of this State what persons shall be granted pardons, paroles and furloughs.
HB 138 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws to make more equal and uniform the occupation tax on regularly established theaters; providing for a reclassification of such theaters.
HB 139 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the practice of medicine; amending certain laws;
HB 140 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the practice of medicine within this State; requiring the payment of an annual registration fee by all persons lawfully qualified and engaged in the practice of medicine; prescribing a penalty.
41st 2nd Called Session
HB 17 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making more equal and uniform the occupation tax on regularly established theaters where moving pictures or other entertainments are given and providing for a reclassification of such theaters; amending certain laws.
HB 47 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute; levying and imposing franchise taxes on foreign and domestic corporations; prescribing and defining offenses and fixing fines, penalties and punishments.
HB 121 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring the payment of an annual registration fee by all persons lawfully qualified and engaged in the practice of medicine.
40th Regular Session
HB 196 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of certain gambling devices in connection with recreation establishments; fixing penalties.
HB 197 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to the grounds for divorce; providing that insanity on the part of either the husband or wife shall constitute a ground for divorce.
HB 273 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to divorces.
HB 437 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of public parks in Counties having a certain taxable valuation; providing for the issuance of bonds for the creation and maintenance of such parks.
40th 1st Called Session
HB 142 Author: Duvall, Jesse Caldwell
Caption: Relating to amending Article 4629 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925 regarding divorces so as to make Subdivision 4 thereof read as follows: "Where a husband and wife have lived apart without co-habitation for as long as five years".