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Legislation authored by Robert McAlpine Wagstaff

Includes legislation with Robert McAlpine Wagstaff as the primary author for the 42nd 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 632 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute by exempting certain cities and towns from the provisions thereof until the people residing therein, by referendum, avail themselves of the provisions thereof by vote of the majority of the qualified voters thereof; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 714 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to providing that all citations and notices, issued out of the county court in probate matters, shall be returnable to the court from which issued, on the first Monday after the service is perfected; and repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict therewith.
HB 735 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to appropriating seven hundred dollars ($700) to be applied upon the purchase of a monument or marker to be placed upon the Val Verde Battlefield, in New Mexico, to commemorate the battle in which Texas troops were engaged, when a like sum is raised by public subscription.
HB 771 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of the Texas Canyons State Park; withdrawing certain public school lands in Brewster and Presidio Counties, Texas, from sale; reserving all minerals to the Public School Fund.
HB 956 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the Fortieth Judicial District of Ellis County, Texas by amending the word "fortieth"; declaring it is the intent of this Act to affect only the Fortieth District and not to affect any other districts.
HJR 28 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article V, of the Constitution of Texas, by adding thereto Section 30, providing that the Legislature may, by general law, provide for complete forms of county organization and government different from that provided for in Article V, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, to become effective in any county when submitted to the qualified voters thereof in an election held for such purpose and approved by a majority of those voting thereon.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 44 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Texas Canyon Par, to Big Bend State Park; providing for the lands to constitute said park.
HB 199 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to prohibiting the waste of gas by escape, so as to permit the use of natural gas for repressing under terms and conditions of said statute; fixing a penalty for violation thereof and providing means for recovering such penalty.
43rd 3rd Called Session
HB 80 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to authorizing Mrs. C.C. Hannis, a widow, to sue the State of Texas and/or the State Highway Commission in its official capacity, on account of damages to a tract of land in Stonewall County, Texas, fixing the venue of such suit and providing for the issuance and service of process therein.
42nd Regular Session
HB 56 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to repeal that part providing for the filing of claims with the County Clerk; providing more adequate and better regulations and provisions in connection with bonds where a person or persons, firm or corporation enter into a formal contract with this State for the construction of any public building.
HB 61 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to validating the surveys of all lands heretofore or hereafter made and returned to the General Land Office, vesting the title to lands included within the lines of said surveys as returned to the General Land Office, in the parties for which same were made and their heirs, successors and assigns.
HB 62 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to limit the venue of suits instituted by the Attorney General for Public lands or for rents for same or damages thereto to the county of the defendant's residence or the county where the land lies.
HB 250 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide that in the appropriation of public waters, all rights conferred by, through or in the appropriation of such waters for hydro-electric power purposes, shall hereafter be subordinate to the rights of the State to grant allotments and appropriations thereof for the use of such waters for municipal and domestic purposes.
HB 358 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the sale and lease of oil and gas leases on coastal areas and unsold unsurveyed school land.
HB 542 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating certain sections relating to public school and asylum lands.
HB 949 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to providing that in cases where oil and gas have been developed under permits on river beds and leases issued, payment of annual rental shall not be required.
HB 950 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: RElating to amending certain Section which relates to the regulation of Local Mutual Aid Associations paying death benefits operating an insurance business and paying benefits where funds are provided by assessments on members.
HJR 33 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment reorganizing the Civil Judicial System.
42nd 1st Called Session
HB 5 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Conservation Commission of Texas; providing the qualifications of its members, their terms of office, their method of appointment and their salaries.
HB 25 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas in respect to the conservation of oil and gas; amending certain laws requiring gas from gas wells to be confined under the circumstances and conditions therein stated; providing that said commission shall prohibit oil and gas waste.
HB 26 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Conservation Commission of Texas.
HB 69 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that in all cases where a county has public funds on deposit in any bank or trust company or other depository, and the funds so deposited are secured by a bond, and when the depository has failed to pay the checks or drafts drawn on said fund by said county, said county suing upon said bond is hereby authorized to pay off any indebtedness against such real estate.
42nd 2nd Called Session
HB 56 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine
Caption: Relating to amending certain law so as to extend the time of payment of consideration or rental for certain oil and gas rentals.
HB 72 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the State Highway Commission and the State Treasurer to invest three million dollars out of the State Highway fund.
42nd 3rd Called Session
HB 72 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring the land commissioner to ascertain and determine the amounts of bonus and rental money due the state in certain cases.
HB 73 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to confirming and validating repurchases of public free school and asylum lands by forfeited land owners.
HB 74 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing that the failure to pay any portion of the interest on the unpaid purchase money of lands sold by the state shall subject the sale of said land to forfeiture.
42nd 4th Called Session
HB 3 Author: Wagstaff, Robert McAlpine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating crude petroleum oil and natural gas relative to the production, transportation and storage; amending certain Acts by changing the definitions of waste and prohibiting waste as defined.