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Legislation authored by William Alexander Black

Includes legislation with William Alexander Black as the primary author for the 36th through 37th 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.

37th Regular Session
HB 33 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act providing for the rendition of real estate for taxes.
HB 292 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Relating to amend a certain Act providing a form for acknowledgment by a notary public.
HJR 19 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act regarding taxation and revenue.
37th 1st Called Session
HB 136 Author: Black, William A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the law on Navigation Districts.
HB 156 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Relating to amending a law relating to information to be given in poll tax receipts.
HB 161 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue warrants for current expenses.
36th Regular Session
HB 30 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Relating to constituting Bexar county the Thirty-seventh, Seventy-third and Eighty-seventh Judicial Districts, providing for the present judges of the Thirty-seventh, Forty-fifth, Fifty-seventh and Seventy-third Judicial Districts to continue to hold their offices for the respective term for which they were elected.
HB 192 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statute levying and collecting from every male person, between the ages of 21 and 60 years, resident within this State on the 1st day of January of each year (Indians not taxed and persons insane, blind, deaf and dumb, or those who have lost one hand or foot excepted), an annual poll tax of $1.50; providing that no county shall levy more than 25 cents poll tax for county purposes.
HB 224 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Relating to providing for the manner of rendition of real estate for taxes, giving a description of the value of the land and improvements, separately; requiring the State Comptroller to furnish such blank forms as will show the separate rendition of lands and lots from the improvements therein or thereon.
HB 373 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Relating to creating a criminal district court for the county of Bexar, and prescribing the jurisdiction thereof; fixing the times for holding the terms thereof; providing for the appointment and election of the judge thereof, and providing for the sheriff, clerk and attorney thereof; limiting and conforming thereto the jurisdiction of the district courts of Bexar county.
HJR 21 Author: Black, William A. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 4 of Article 16 of the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that any citizen of this State after the adoption of this amendment, who shall participate in any mob that takes the life of any person, or who shall aid, abet or assist such mob, shall be deprived of the right of suffrage and from holding any office of trust or profit under this State; and providing that members of the Legislature and all officers before they enter upon the duties of their office shall in addition to the oath prescribe by Section 1 of this Article take an oath that they have not since the adoption of this provision participated in any mob that takes the life of any person, nor aided, abetted, or in any manner assisted such mob.
HJR 31 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article 3, Section 1 of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide for initiative and referendum.
HJR 32 Author: Black, William A.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article 15 of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide for the recall of public officials.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 210 Author: Black, William A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the County Treasurer of counties having a population in excess of one hundred thousand inhabitants to appoint an assistant.