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Legislation authored by Temple Harris McGregor

Includes legislation with Temple Harris McGregor as the primary author for the 34th through 43rd 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 34th.

43rd Regular Session
HB 36 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to provisions to test headlights.
HB 254 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing that hereafter when any mortgage, deed of trust, or other instrument in writing is executed for the purpose of securing an indebtedness by or with a lien upon any real estate and such real estate is thereafter sold by virtue of such lien and does not bring a sufficient amount to pay the indebtedness, then no further execution shall issue.
HB 255 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing that when and where any mortgage, deed of trust, or other instrument in writing has been executed for the purpose of securing an indebtedness by or with a lien upon any real estate and such real estate is thereafter sold by virtue of usch lien and does not bring a sufficient amount to pay off the indebtedness, then no further execution shall issue.
HB 314 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Department of Agriculture and the office of Commissioner of Agriculture; providing for the disposition of the property of the Department.
HB 489 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to granting permission to Inez Gamboa, a feme covert, and her husband, Esteban Gamboa, of Austin, Travis County, Texas, their heirs, executors, and administrators, to bring suit against the State of Texas the Highway Commission of Texas in any district court of Travis County, Texas.
HB 518 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining "daily newspaper" or "newspaper," consecutive days" or "successive days," and words of similar meaning, within the meaning of any law, city charter, or ordinance, or any Act of the Legislature, creating any independent school district or any municipal corporation, requiring notice to be given of any act or proceeding, whether public or private or relating to judicial, executive, or legislative matters, by publication in a daily newspaper, or by publication in a newspaper for a certain number of consecutive or successive days, repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 574 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute granting unto the municipal authorities of the City of Austin, Texas, the right to establish, operate, and maintain a public municipal auditorium upon certain land, so as to grant the City of Austin for ninety-nine years the said land for a municipal auditorium and market, and so as to grant to the City of Austin for ninety-nine years the said land for public square and fire station.
HB 594 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the regulation of vehicles on the public highways so as to increase the amount of lighting required.
HB 759 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that any note, mortgage, deed of trust, or other instrument in writing, evidencing any indebtedness, payable more than one year after the date of its execution, and drawing 6 percent, or more, interest per annum, and secured in whole or in part by any lien upon any real eastate in this State, shall be assessed for taxes by the holder or owner thereof, and the taxes thereon shall have been paid before any such note or instrument in writing shall be admissible in evidence for any purpose.
HB 777 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to staying all sales under execution, order of sale, or under any deed of trust, mortgage, or other contract, giving or granting any power of sale of real, personal, or mixed property for debt, now advertised, to be made on March 7, 1933, for a period of four weeks from said date, providing that no other or further advertisement of notice of any such sale than that lawfully given for sale on April 4, 1933, making void all sales in violation of this Act; extending the time for return.
HB 782 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to suspending the operation and/or enforcement of certain Articles of the Penal Code of Texas of 1925, during the period or period of time when the State Banking Commissioner, with the consent and approval of the Governor of Texas, shall, under the authority of Senate bill No. 416, enacted by the Legislature on March 4, 1933, and signed by the Governor of Texas on the same day, promulgate and put into effect a financial moratorium for, and/or invoke a uniform limitation withdrawal of, deposits from the banks and trust companies of Texas, State and National.
HB 805 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing that the State Highway Department of Texas shall not re-route or change the location of any designated State highway which passes through any city, town, or village in this State in such manner as to pass around such city, town, or village around the business or built-up portion thereof, except where such changes are necessary to eliminate grade crossings over railroad tracks or abrupt curves, in which event such highway should be re-routed as near to its original route as is practical to eliminate such curve.
HB 823 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article of the 1925 Penal Code of the State of Texas relating to prohibition by changing the penalties therein provided.
HB 833 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Depository Board to accept warrants, drawn against the General Revenue Fund of the State, as collateral to secure deposits made by the State in State depositories.
HB 872 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to concerning the taxing of oil production; providing for written reports by persons owning, controlling, managing, operating, or leasing any oil well; providing a penalty for the failure to make such reports and for falsely making any material statement therein, and providing a penalty therefor.
HB 904 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Highway Commission, or the commissioners court, to condemn land not more than 100 feet in width for stream-bed diversion in connection with the locating, relocating, or construction of a designated State highway.
HJR 3 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Proposing to repeal Article V, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, the same being the Article creating the Judiciary Department of the State and to adopt and enact a new Article V in lieu thereof, reorganizing the Judiciary Department of the State of Texas.
HJR 16 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Proposing to amend Section 2, Article VI, of the Constitution, repealing the provision making the payment of a poll tax a qualification as a voter, and providing that the same shall hereafter read as hereinafter set out.
HJR 44 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, to be known as Section 51-a, providing that the Legislature may authorize by law the issuance and sale of bonds of the State of texas, not to exceed the sum of twenty million dollars ($20,000,000), bearing interest not to exceed four and one-half percent (4 1/2 %) per annum, and to mature not to exceed ten (10) years from their date, to be used for relieving the hardships of unemployment.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 190 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing for holding a Texas Centennial celebration or celebrations in 1936.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 17 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the manufacture, sale, barter, exchange, possession, and transportation of spirituous, vinous, or malt liquors, or medicated bitters, capable of producing intoxication, or any other intoxicant whatever, shall be lawful when made under the provisions of this Act; making it unlawful for any physician to prescribe such liquors without a permit.
42nd Regular Session
HB 112 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that there shall be constructed a permanent museum building to be known as the Texas State Museum Building in the City of Austin on or adjacent to the Campus of the University of Texas.
HB 121 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing that the commissioner of the general land office be authorized and directed to search out, locate, describe and plat all tracts, lots, pieces and parcels of land lying and being within the city limits of the city of Austin and belonging to the State of Texas.
HB 138 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to creating a committee to be known and styled "The Texas Centennial Committee."
HB 139 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing that the tax collector of Travis County, Texas shall hereafter upon the city of Austin complying with the terms of this Act pay over to the City of Austin all state taxes except certain special constitutional taxes collected within the corporate limits of the city of Austin.
HB 169 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the board of control to acquire by purchase or condemnation certain tracts and parcels of land along the Colorado River within the city of Austin, and to establish thereon and maintain a state park.
HB 188 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing that the State Board of Control, acting jointly with the State Highway Commission of Texas, be authorized and directed to erect a state office building to be known as the State Highway Building.
HB 270 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the State Board of Control to acquire either by purchase or condemnation a tract of land immediately east of the Capitol Campus and to erect thereon a building to be known as The State Hall of Records.
HB 321 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code and adding thereto reference to stroage of wild game birds; providing a penalty.
HB 359 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing an Art Commission for the State of Texas, providing for appointment of the members thereof, prescribing their qualifications and defining the powers and duties of such commission.
HB 813 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to increasing and fixing the salary of the superintendent of public instruction in certain counties.
HB 977 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to accept and award all applications for the re-purchase of public school land forfeited and re-appraised by certain Act.
HJR 32 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Proposing an amendment relative to qualified electors.
HJR 37 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment reorganizing the Judiciary Department of Texas.
HJR 42 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the homestead as now defined shall be exempt from taxation for State purposes.
42nd 1st Called Session
HB 53 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act creating the 126th Judicial District of Texas; fixing and defining the jurisdiction of the 53rd District Court, the 98th District Court, and the 126th District Court.
34th Regular Session
SB 43 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to defining and regulating the practice of optometry; creating a board of Examiners in Optometry.
SB 53 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to prohibiting railroad company employees from burying, secreting or removing the carcasses of domestic animals crippled or killed by any railroad company in the operation of its trains without making a complete report.
SB 131 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute that it shall not apply in any way nor in any case where any person leases or rents lands or tenements at will for a term of years for agricultural purposes.
SB 149 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a State Trunk Highway Department as part of the Prison System of Texas.
SB 235 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to directing the sale of the land and other property of the Blind Asylum located in Austin and that the proceeds of such shall be paid into the general revenue of the State; directing that land be purchased and new buildings be erected thereon and that the new institution be known as the Texas School for the Blind; making an appropriation.
SB 315 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of a Cotton Seed Products Investigating Commission.
SJR 13 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing those entitled to exercise the right of suffrage within the State; providing for proclamation by the Governor and making appropriation.
SJR 14 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting from taxation all factories within the State engaged in the manufacture of cotton, woolen or worsteds for a period of fifteen years.
34th 1st Called Session
SB 10 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to directing the land be acquired and new buildings be erected thereon, and that the institution be known as "Texas School for the Blind," creating a board, and making an appropriation to carry out the provisions of this Act.
33rd Regular Session
SB 14 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a State Trunk Highway Department, which shall be a part of the prison system of Texas as that term is defined by law, and providing that the Board of Prison Commissioners shall be ex-officio state highway commissioners; providing for the construction, maintenance and control by the state, of a system of state trunk highways, at the cost of the state, and to be built with convict labor as much as possible. And providing that the places where such convicts are worked shall at all times be under the control of the Prison Commission. That this act shall not repeal any statute of law governing the prison system. Describing and setting out the various routes over which said trunk highway system is to extend.
SB 16 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the registration of motor vehicles, regulation of their use upon street and public highways; defining such vehicles and such highways and the owners, and defining the term 'chauffeur' and providing for licensing chauffeurs, fixing the fees for registration; fixing penalties.
SB 49 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing for a Commission to revise, digest, re-write, simplify, and publish, under its supervision, the Civil and Criminal laws of the State; requiring said Commission to present said revision in two bills, one to contain all the civil and the other all the statutes relating to the criminal laws of Texas, and requiring said Commission to present two other bills, one to embody such reforms in the civil and the other such reforms in the criminal procedure as it may deem wise and expedient.
SB 54 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation and control of hospitals maintained or established or conducted by means of funds derived from deductions from the wages of or collections from the employee of railway companies or receivers thereof, providing that the collectors or possessors of such funds and property in which such funds have been invested shall be trustees thereof for the benefit of such employees, and providing for the selection of the members of the boards for the management of such hospitals, and for the powers of such boards, for the free transportation of sick and injured employees to and from such hospitals, and fixing penalties.
SB 135 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to granting unto the municipal authorities of the city of Austin, the right to establish, operate and maintain a public municipal auditorium upon the tract of land bounded on the north by Fifth Street, on the South by Fourth Street, on the East by Guadalupe Street, and on the West by San Antonio Street.
SB 136 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to granting unto the municipal authorities of the city of Austin, the right to establish, operate and maintain a free public library upon a tract of land consisting of sixty-nine feet by one hundred and twenty-eight feet out of the western portion of the north half of Block 101.
SB 189 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to authorizing the establishment of county hospitals and dispensaries, providing for elections for bond issues and the issuance of bonds for the cost of erection of same and providing revenue for maintaining and managing same.
SB 269 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending statutes, so extending the powers of Sanitariums, as to allow the ownership of real estate, the developing of irrigation, the ownership of hotels and bath houses, the maintaining of training schools, and outdoor sports for its patients.
SB 282 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the state Bureau of Child and Animal Protection, providing for appointment of members thereof, and authorizing said bureau to investigate and secure the enforcement of the laws for the protection of children and dumb animals.
SB 330 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing for the location, establishment and maintenance of two colonies for the treatment of persons suffering from tuberculosis, and to provide for the care and treatment of indigent consumptives, and making an appropriation, therefor; defining a "citizen" as used in this Act.
SB 443 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to amending the special road law for Williamson County.
SB 479 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to prohibiting any male person over the age of twenty-one years, having carnal intercourse with any female under the age of twenty-one years and who is, at the time, in his employ, and providing penalties.
SJR 1 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to amending article VI (six) of the constitution so as to authorize females to vote and to provide the previous payment of a poll tax shall not be a qualification of any voter.
33rd 1st Called Session
SB 30 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Statutes, 1911, and to changing the time and defining the jurisdiction for the 26th and 53rd Judicial District Court.
30th Regular Session
HB 74 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon interurban, electric railway companies, regulating the exercise thereof, permitting such companies to construct their railways along and across highways, steam railways, roads, canals, streets, streams, bays, navigable waters and arms of the sea, and regulating the manner thereof.
HB 75 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale and disposition of intoxicating liquors at retail and providing penalties for its violation.
HB 76 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring it unlawful for a man to willfully abandon his wife or child, and prescribing penalties for its violation.
HB 209 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making electric, street and interurban railroads subject to the act of the legislature; prescribing penalties for violating the provisions of this Act, and prescribing the duties of the Railroad Commission and the Attorney General in relation thereto.
HB 210 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Governor to appoint a citizen or citizens of Texas to conduct the business of a private detective and watch service, requiring a bond of all such appointees and providing the rights, powers and duties of such appointees.
HB 211 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prescribing who are ineligible to hold any office of profit or honor under the government of the State of Texas or any county or municipality therein, and providing that any officer or attorney of any person, firm or corporation, owning or operating any railroad, electric road, street railway, lighting plant, telephone, telegraph, sleeping or dining car, water plant or brewery, shall be ineligible to hold any such office of profit or honor.
HB 212 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the forfeiture of the office of Chief Justice, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, of any Court of Civil Appeals of any district in Texas, or any member of the Railroad Commission of Texas who shall become a candidate subject to the action of any political party or organization, or otherwise, for any other office than that of Chief Justice or Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, or any Court of Civil Appeals of any district in Texas, or Railroad Commission, and for the appointment by the Governor of the State to fill such vacancy.
HB 213 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to ratifying the contract made on July 30, 1897, by and between the then Governor of Texas and the law firm of Hogg & Robertson for the collection of certain moneys claimed to be due by the State of Texas by the Government of the United States.
HB 214 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining and prohibiting discrimination against persons seeking employment, and prescribing penalties for the breach of this Act.
HB 241 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing that any person holding the office of Railroad Commissioner in this State shall not be eligible to hold any other office than that of Railroad Commissioner until two years have elapsed after the expiration of such person's term of office.
HB 258 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to regulating public telephone service limiting the price thereof, and preventing exorbitant charges therefor.
HB 279 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of a competent stenographer to report cases.
HB 280 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to bills of exception.
HB 293 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting cities and towns in this State from assessing, levying or collecting a capitation or poll tax upon or from any citizen living or residing in such town or city.
HB 397 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to prohibiting bucket shops or bucket shopping within this State, and providing penalties for the violation thereof, prohibiting gambling in contracts for future delivery, rendering unlawful any contracts for future deliver where such contract is not made as the hedge to protect against fluctuations in values of products or securities.
HB 430 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to fixing the fees of certain county officers.
HB 435 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing that no error, informality, defect or omission in any of the proceedings for the levying, assessment or collection of any taxes, or in the advertising of, or reporting of any property as delinquent in taxes, or reporting as sold for taxes, or in the description of any property for the purpose of taxation or in any other proceeding preliminary to a suit for taxes and foreclosure of tax lien, shall be available in a tax suit, except under specified circumstances, and providing that parol evidence may be used in a suit for taxes to identify the property referred to in the tax records.
HB 634 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to preventing any distinction or discrimination in favor of individuals between insurants of the same class and equal expectation of life in the amount or payment of insurance premiums or rates charged for policies of life insurance in this State, and providing penalties for violation of this Act.
HB 635 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to prohibiting life insurance companies whose officers, agents or employees receive salaries or compensation in excess of $25,000 per annum, from doing bussiness within the State of Texas.
30th 1st Called Session
HB 17 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing that no error, defect, omission or informality in any of the proceedings for the levying, assessment or collection of any taxes or in the advertising of or reporting of any property delinquent in taxes, or reporting as sold for taxes or in the description of any property for the purpose of taxation, or in any other proceeding preliminary to a suit for taxes and foreclosing in a tax suit, except under specific circumstances and providing that parol evidence may be used in a suit for taxes to identify the property referred to in the tax records.
HB 52 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris
Caption: Relating to providing for stenographers, and for payment of the same, in criminal cases.
HB 90 Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the continuance of lawsuits, and providing that if an attorney in or a party to any lawsuit pending in any court in this State and set for trial is a member of the Legislature and is in actual attendance on the session of the Legislature, that the same shall be a cause for a continuance of any suit.