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Legislation authored by Cyrus Fleetwood Richards

Includes legislation with Cyrus Fleetwood Richards as the primary author for the 34th through 37th 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.

37th Regular Session
SB 50 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to the repeal of an act of the 35th Legislature, providing for the establishing of two State normal schools, commonly referred to as the one located at Nacogdoches, Texas, and Kingsville, Texas.
SB 103 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the increase in pay for shorthand court stenographers in the 22nd Judicial District.
SB 179 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to creating the Luling Independent School District in Caldwell County, Texas.
SB 180 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining what constitutes a public weigher.
SB 273 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to amending the act creating a more efficient road system for Caldwell County.
SB 305 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to providing for the protection of growers of pure bred high grade cotton seed for planting purposes.
37th 1st Called Session
SB 37 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment of certain fees to sheriffs earned prior to the repeal of the law authorizing such fees, but had not been paid.
SB 74 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to the protection of fish, etc.
SB 77 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to street railway franchises and the mode of handling and owning stock of such.
37th 2nd Called Session
SB 12 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to establishing the State School of Correspondence.
36th Regular Session
HB 23 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statute providing for the establishment, maintenance, and government of two State normal colleges; provided that all acts performed, contracts or agreements entered into, under the provisions of said statute, by the State of Texas or by any of its officers, agents or employee, are each and all hereby annulled and all appropriations cancelled.
HB 36 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statutes providing for the establishment, maintenance and government of a State Normal College, in Alpine in Brewster county, Texas, to be known as the "Sol Ross Normal College"; providing that all acts performed, contracts or agreement that may have been entered into under the provisions of said statute, by the State of Texas or by any of its officers, agents or employees are each and all hereby annulled and all appropriations cancelled.
HB 37 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statute further defining the powers and duties of the State Normal School Board of Regents as set forth in certain statutes; providing that all acts performed, contracts or agreement that may have been entered into under the provisions of such statute by the State of Texas or by any of its officers, agents or employees, are each and all hereby annulled, and all appropriations cancelled.
HB 328 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws authorizing the city council or other governing bodies of all incorporated cities and towns in the State of Texas, to regulate by ordinance the rates and compensation to be charged by all water, gas, light and sewer companies engaged in furnishing water, gas, light or sewer service to the pubic; prescribing rules and regulations under which such commodities shall be furnished and service rendered; fixing penalties.
HJR 38 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article 16 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, by adding a new section there to be known as Section 59; providing that the Legislature shall have the power to enact laws authorizing a division of the net proceeds arising from the operation of the prison system of this State between the State and prisoners confined in the penitentiary or their dependents; submitting proposed amendment to a vote and making an appropriation for said election.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 162 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws regulating electric light companies so as to provide that certain provisions shall not apply to certain cities and towns.
36th 3rd Called Session
HB 17 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to exempting electric light companies and water works companies from payment of occupation taxes in towns of less than six hundred inhabitants.
35th Regular Session
HB 98 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the situs of notes and other monetary obligations for the purpose of taxation, providing where the same shall be rendered and assessed.
HB 106 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to how real estate shall be assessed for taxation when there are outstanding liens.
HB 433 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring telephone entities to maintain an adequate messenger service; providing penalties.
HB 549 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to preventing unnecessary cruelty in catching or killing of wild animals and to prevent livestock and other domestic animals from injury, and to prevent the extermination of wild animals usually hunted for sport; providing a punishment for doing, in Caldwell county for a period of ten years.
HB 550 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Caldwell County.
HB 741 Author: Richards, Cyrus F.
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment of interest by the State on money of citizens used by the State.
HB 743 Author: Richards, Cyrus F. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the Department of Public Buildings and Grounds.