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Legislation authored by James Manley Head

Includes legislation with James Manley Head as the primary author for the 34th through 46th 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.

46th Regular Session
SB 7 Author: Head, James Manley | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute changing the status of John Tarleton Agricultural College from a Junior College to a standard four-year college; changing the name of North Texas Junior Agricultural, Mechanical & Industrial College at Arlington to the name of North Texas Agricultural College.
SB 8 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article relating to providing that the governing body of any political subdivision of this State shall prepare or cause to be prepared semiannually a report of all transactions during each half of the year, concerning the finances of such political subdivision; providing penalties for the violation or failure of any official, officer, or employee to comply with the provisions of this Act.
SB 41 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to facilitating the cooperation of this State with other units of government, and establishing the Texas Commission on Interstate Cooperation.
SB 106 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to defining publication, newspaper, political sub-division, district and certain mandatory expressions; fixing a minimum and a maximum charge for publications in newspapers; providing for the publication of notices, proclamations, advertising, and citations in newspapers.
SB 126 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to defining and regulating hospitals, sanitariums and infirmaries; providing for the licensing thereof; providing for the creation of the State Hospital Board and providing for inspection and reports thereto; prescribing penalties for the violation of the provision of this Act.
SB 127 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to providing for the chartering of non-profit corporations to be organized for the purpose of furnishing group hospital service, and to provide for the methods of operation, regulation and supervision of such corporations and of their contracts.
SB 128 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to repealing the Bosque County Special Road Law.
SB 149 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the State Health Department for the purpose of establishing and conducting full time rural health services on a cooperative basis when deemed necessary by the State Health Department.
SB 214 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute fixing the compensation of the County Auditors of every County having a population of not less than forty-nine thousand one hundred (49,100) and not more than fifty-one thousand (51,000) inhabitants, and prescribing how same shall be paid, repealing all laws in conflict therewith.
SB 227 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to declaring the policy of the State in regard to the extension and development of free public library service in a parts of the State; providing for a Texas Library and Historical Commission.
SB 282 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing the intent and purpose of law to safeguard public health and safety through the regulation of the construction, erection, installation, alteration, removal, repair, and maintenance of all piping, fitting, and fixtures for conducting, distribution, and/or use or disposal of any water sewage or gas in certain locations; providing a penalty.
SB 283 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the Governing Board of several institutions, supported in whole or in part by the State, shall cause to be collected from students registering in said schools, additional tuition for instruction in the Fine Arts Departments, Schools, or Colleges.
SB 310 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to making appropriations for State Aid to the free public libraries of this State, and for the salaries and other expense of the Division of Public Libraries of the Texas State Library, for the years beginning September 1st, 1939, and ending August 31, 1941.
SB 354 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for payment of half costs accruing to officers and witnesses in misdemeanor cases in certain instances.
SB 355 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to providing for additional traveling expenses for County Superintendents of Public Instruction in counties of Texas having a population of not less than fifteen thousand seven hundred twenty-five (15,725) and not more than fifteen thousand seven hundred seventy-five (15,775) according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 423 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to validating bonds to certain school districts in certain counties with a certain scholastic population.
SB 471 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to requiring the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to levy Student Union Fees; providing for the control of the money obtained from said fees.
SB 476 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court in any County having a population of not less than fifteen thousand seven hundred (15,700) and not more than fifteen thousand seven hundred seventy-seven (15,777) according to the last preceding Federal Census, to allow each County Commissioner certain traveling expenses while traveling on official business.
45th Regular Session
SB 60 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Nine Thousand Dollars ($9,000.00), or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the State Tax Board to pay the expenses of the supervisory staff of the Statewide Tax Survey now being conducted in this State as a Work Progress Administration project.
SB 61 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to giving the State Board of Dental Examiners the authority to refuse to grant a license to certain persons; providing penalties.
SB 97 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation for John Tarleton Agricultural College, a branch of Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, for the purpose of erecting a water tower on the campus of said college to be used by it.
SB 212 Author: Head, James Manley | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the North Texas Junior Agricultural, Mechanical and Industrial College at Arlington to the North Texas Agricultural, Mechanical and Industrial College at Arlington.
SB 213 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to public warehousemen by adding a new section to be known as the Penalty Clause.
SB 334 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to declaring it to be the policy of the State to provide for the standardization of eggs, as a protection to producer, shipper, carrier, receiver and consumer; providing penalties for violation of this Act.
SB 399 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to authorizing the incorporation of insurance companies for the purpose of writing, and authorizing companies to write, insurance against any hazard which may lawfully be made the subject of insurance.
SB 489 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to fixing the maximum rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all Independent School Districts which include within their limits a city or town which according to the latest Federal Census had a population of not less than four thousand seven hundred fifty (4,750) and not more than four thousand eight hundred fifty (4,850), whether organized under General or Special Law.
45th 2nd Called Session
SB 15 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to repealing the Bosque County Special Road Law.
SB 19 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of County Auditors in every County having a population of 50,030 and not more than 60,000 inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census, and prescribing how same shall be paid.
44th Regular Session
HB 717 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to bringing suits against defendants of unknown residence so as to clarify the meaning thereof and make it applicable only when all the defendants are non-residents of the State.
HB 718 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to permitting issuance of execution under certain circumstances to any county in the State.
HB 719 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to requiring notice within twenty days of intention to assert the defense of forgery to a recorded instrument.
HB 912 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to prohibiting taking, killing, or possessing wild foxes for the purpose of barter or sale, providing a penalty for the violation thereof, in certain counties.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 18 Author: Head, James Manley | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring licenses for the operation, maintenance, opening or establishment of stores in this State, prescribing the license and filing fees to be paid therefor, and the disposition thereof, providing for certain exceptions, and fixing the powers and duties of the Comptroller of Public Accounts in connection therewith.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 83 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to creating a closed season upon wild deer, buck, doe, fawn, wild turkey or pheasant for a period of five (5) years in the County of Erath, State of Texas, making it unlawful for any person to hunt, trap, ensnare, kill or attempt to kill by any means whatsoever, any wild deer, buck, doe, fawn, wild turkey or pheasant for a period of five (5) years; providing a penalty.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 51 Author: Head, James Manley
Caption: Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an occupation tax upon individuals, companies, corporations, and associations, pursing the occupation of dealing in the business of wholesaling, or distributing beer.