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Legislation authored by Oscar Fitzallen Chastain

Includes legislation with Oscar Fitzallen Chastain as the primary author for the 34th through 43rd 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.

43rd Regular Session
HB 320 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen
Caption: Relating to providing for a graduated gross production tax on oil and providing that each person, firm, or corporation owning, controlling, managing, operating, or leasing any oil well or who produces oil in any manner, shall make quarterly reports on the first days of January, April, July, and October, of each year, to the Comptroller under oath of the amount of oil produced by such person, firm, or corporation from each well, or otherwise, during the next preceding quarter, and the average market value thereof.
HB 322 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the tuition to be collected from students registering in the schools of collegiate rank supported in whole or in part by appropriation of public funds from the State treasury, and empowering the State Board of Education to grant scholarships to such institutions, and prescribing the regulations therefor.
HB 484 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Act providing for the sale of certain lands in Sabine Lake.
HB 745 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring it to be mandatory upon the Legislature of the State of Texas, under the Constitution, to enact laws to compel the conservation and development of the natural resources of this State, declaring the oil and gas resources of this State to be natural resources thereof, attributing largely to the public welfare, and, and declaring the orderly transportation and marketing of oil and gas to be an industry of great public importance.
HB 858 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen
Caption: Relating to providing that the term "contract carrier" shall not apply to those transporting agricultural products to market.
HB 899 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the Board of Regents or faculty members from expelling any student from any of the State schools by reason of deficiency grades; allowing students to remain in school if certain requirements are met relative to deficiency, and reinstating students heretofore dismissed.
HJR 9 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen
Caption: Proposing an Amendment to Section 1-a, of 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 defned by law, from all State, city, town, district, and other political subdivision purposes.
HJR 11 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1-a, of Article VIII, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, exempting thre thousand dollars ($3,000) of the assessed taxable value of all residence homesteads, as now defined by law, from all State, city, town, district, and other political subdivision purposes.
HJR 25 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1-a, of Article VIII, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, exempting three thousand ($3,000) of the assessed taxable value of all residence homesteads, as now defined by law, from all State, county, city, town, district, and other political subdivision purposes.
41st Regular Session
HB 161 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to special venire so as to make said statute apply in any county having a population of at least fifty-eight thousand (58,000) or having therein a city containing a population of at east twenty thousand (20,000) as shown by the preceding Federal census.
HB 163 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the selection of jurors for service in the district and county courts so as to make said statute apply in any county having a population of at least fifty-eight thousand (58,000), or having therein a city containing a population of at least twenty thousand (20,000) as shown by the preceding Federal census.
HB 445 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws authorizing the commissioners' court of any county in which oil is produced to levy an occupation tax against every person liable for the state occupation tax, not to exceed fifty per cent of the State Tax; giving said counties all rights and liens given the State; requiring the payment of said tax; providing the manner and times of making repots and paying the tax; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
41st 1st Called Session
HB 7 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for a local option method of determining the question of whether or not the county superintendent of schools in each county of this state shall be employed by the county board of trustees.
HB 41 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute, fixing the age and extending the term for compulsory school attendance.
41st 2nd Called Session
HB 111 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen | et. al.
Caption: Relating to financial management and control of any incorporated city or town that has or may hereafter default in payment of bonds or other obligations.
41st 5th Called Session
HB 74 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen
Caption: Relating to assessment of taxes for cities.
HB 80 Author: Chastain, Oscar Fitzallen
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to political parties placing demands for specific legislation within their platforms or resolutions.