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Legislation authored by George Butler Terrell

Includes legislation with George Butler Terrell as the primary author for the 34th through 42nd 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.

42nd Regular Session
HB 14 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to fixing the time of meeting of the Regular Session of the Legislature of Texas.
HB 25 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to invest the permanent funds of the university in certain interest bearing securities.
HB 26 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to debts, warrants, and bonds issued by or for counties and their political subdivisions.
HB 27 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to providing a means of assisting tenant farmers to acquire homes; providing for a fund to be raised from private donations to be known as the Tenant Farmer Foundation Fund.
HB 28 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of Rural School Supervisor in certain counties.
HB 107 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by prohibiting any Commissioners' Court from creating any annual current indebtedness which shall exceed the annual current revenues of any county.
HB 249 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to declaring the ownership of motor truck and motor bus lines by railroad companies to be contrary to the genius of free government; prescribing a penalty.
HB 264 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the passage of any local or special law applying to one county by reference to population, scholastic population, or taxable values, without naming the County referred to.
HB 342 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the trapping or killing of fur-bearing animals and the killing of squirrels in certain counties during certain months of the year; prescribing penalties.
HB 451 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to creating a special road law for Cherokee County.
HB 462 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to authorizing the trapping or killing of certain fur bearing animals and the killing of squirrels in Cherokee County during certain months of the year.
HB 698 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to creating a special road law for Cherokee County.
HB 705 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to providing for the levying and collection of income taxes upon certain companies.
HB 838 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the benefit of Fastril Common School District No. 10 of Cherokee County.
HB 895 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes, requiring the State Tax Commissioner to value university lands for taxable purposes.
HJR 4 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment relating to the levy and collection of taxes for the public free schools.
36th Regular Session
HB 101 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to causes for divorce by making incurable insanity a cause for divorce, prescribing the manner of service.
HB 145 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to amending Special Road Law for Cherokee County, providing for the payment of a road tax and for the appointment of road overseers.
HB 278 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to providing for the recording of official discharges of soldiers, sailors and other persons in the service of the United States in the war with Germany and Austria-Hungary.
HB 482 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to making an additional appropriation to pay for printing and publishing House Joint Resolution No. 1, Senate Joint Resolution No. 7, and House Joint Resolution No. 19, as provided by the Constitution and laws of this State.
HJR 9 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1, Article 8 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for a graduated tax on land.
HJR 11 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, reducing the number of representatives, fixing their compensation, and prescribing a basis of apportionment.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 22 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to creating an independent school district to be known as "Gallatin Independent School District" in Cherokee County.
HB 135 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Creating the Rusk Independent School District in Cherokee County, Texas, defining its boundaries, vesting it with the rights, powers and duties of school districts incorporated under the General Laws for schools purposes only.
HB 152 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Insane Asylum at Rusk, Texas from "The Hospital for Negro Insane" to "the East Texas Hospital for the Insane."
HB 153 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws providing for the aid of rural schools in districts in which the state owns ten per cent of the real estate.
36th 3rd Called Session
HB 108 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to amending Cherokee County Road Law.
HB 153 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay debts of the Texas State Railroad accrued prior to June 1, 1880.
HB 155 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Prison Commissioners to use its funds for the purpose of maintaining and operating the Texas State Railroad.
HB 195 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing and maintaining a State School of Correspondence at Austin, Texas.
36th 4th Called Session
HB 31 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles of the Penal Code so as to exempt from the operation of the anti-trust laws of this State agricultural products or live stock while in the hands of the producer.
35th Regular Session
HB 144 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the administration of the warehouse law by the Commissioner of Agriculture; prohibiting the cutting of the bagging and taking of samples by any person other than a bonded ginner; prescribing penalties.
HB 297 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Tax Assessors, requiring them to collect certain agricultural statistics; fixing penalties for failure to comply or refusal to give the requested information.
HB 419 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing standard containers, standard grades, and standard packs for fruits and vegetables grown in this State for the markets; authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate and publish standards and enforce provisions; prescribing penalties.
HB 468 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending law relating to causes for divorce to include incurable insanity.
HB 596 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to creating the Maydelle Independent School District in Cherokee county, Texas.
HB 653 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to creating a special road law for Cherokee county.
HB 661 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to vesting the duty of administering the permanent warehouse law in the Commissioner of Agriculture.
HB 662 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to conferring additional duties relative to the issuance of pension warrants upon the Comptroller.
HB 663 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the comptroller to perform the services now required by law to be performed by the State Revenue Agent.
HB 721 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the standard weight of a bushel of peanuts.
HB 722 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the allowance of deficiencies by the Governor.
HJR 12 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment relating to providing for a constitutional convention.
HJR 22 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment authorizing the issuance of bonds by the State to aid tenant farmers to acquire homes.
HJR 29 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment reducing the number of members of the Legislature, fixing their compensation and prescribing a basis of apportionment.
35th 3rd Called Session
HB 8 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending law establishing "standard containers," and "standard packs and grades" for fruits and vegetables, and to add thereto Section 2a, defining "culls" and making the term "cull" apply to all fruits and vegetables for which standard grades have been established.
HB 31 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the protection of wild turkeys, squirrels and furbearing animals, except all kinds of rats including muck-rats, in the counties of Angelina, Cherokee, Hardin, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Dallas, Rockwall, Tyler, Jefferson, Orange, Jasper, and Newton; providing penalties for the violation of this Act.
HB 62 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending acts of the First Called Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, relating to the Ranger Home Guard.
35th 4th Called Session
HB 58 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the law defining Commission Merchants and requiring them to take out a license and pay a fee authorizing them to do business in the state; providing that they shall give bond.
HB 89 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of assistant attorney general of the State of Texas.
HB 92 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to better providing for the location, establishment and construction of the Hospital at Rusk, Texas for the care, treatment and support of insane persons of the African Race or African descent; making an appropriation.
HB 115 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the law, providing for standard "grades and packs" of other fruits and vegetables; prescribing penalties for violation of this law.
HB 116 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to prescribing standard weights per bushel for cured sweet potatoes, onions, and peanuts.
HB 123 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale and transfer to the United States of all property owned by the State of Texas situated on the Gulf coast of Texas and on the Mexican Border of Texas along the Rio Grande River and used in the State Quarantine Service.
32nd Regular Session
HB 113 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to
HB 118 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to providing that all candidates for any Federal, state, District or County office shall prepare and file with the County Clerk and with the chairman of the political party a sworn statement of said candidate's relations to, and service for, any and all corporations for the two years preceding such filing; providing punishment.
HB 201 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the giving or receiving of gifts, loans, employment or compensation from certain corporations by Senators and Representatives of the Legislature, judges, officials and all other persons holding office of emolument in this state; prescribing penalties.
HB 215 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to providing that railway or other transportation companies may enter into contract with newspapers and magazines for advertising space, and may pay for such advertising in mileage tickets at the usual price.
HB 221 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the Board of Directors for the Agricultural and Mechanical College of the State of Texas to employ a civil engineer, having a practical knowledge of conservation of moisture and soil fertility, to instruct the students of the Agricultural and Mechanical College, and the farmers of the State, by practical demonstrations in terracing; providing an appropriation therefor.
HB 269 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Cherokee county, Texas, making the members of the commissioners court ex officio road commissioners for their respective precincts.
HB 295 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Articles 5058, 5059 and 5060, Chapter 1, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1895, relating to the levy of taxes and payment of occupation taxes and to add thereto Article 5058a, and providing for a State Auditor and Revenue Agent, and to repeal Section 23 of Chapter X (ten) of the Acts of the Fourth Called Session of the 31st Legislature, page 143, relating to penitentiaries; providing compensation for said Auditor and Revenue Agent and his assistants.
HB 460 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to hold an election in any building in which intoxicating liquors are sold; providing penalties.
HJR 3 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to amending Section V of Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Texas.
HJR 11 Author: Terrell, George Butler
Caption: Relating to amending the Constitution relating to the number of Senators and Representatives and their compensation.
32nd 1st Called Session
HB 26 Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al.
Caption: Relating to apportioning the State of Texas into Congressional districts, naming the counties composing the same.