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Legislation authored by Thomas Benton King

Includes legislation with Thomas Benton King as the primary author for the 34th through 36th 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.

36th Regular Session
HB 2 Author: King, Thomas B.
Caption: Relating to establishing and requiring the teaching of Scientific Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Stock-raising, Mechanics and Home Economics in the Public Schools of the State of Texas, and prescribing penalties for any default of officials on whom duties are devolved by this Act.
HB 17 Author: King, Thomas B.
Caption: Relating to establishing and requiring the teaching of scientific agriculture, horticulture, forestry, stock raising, mechanics and home economics in the public schools of the State of Texas, and to establish, equip, maintain and operate at each public schoolhouse a public farm, together with a domestic science plant and teacher's home thereon, and to correlate the State Agricultural and Mechanical College and the State University with the public schools by requiring said institutions to make special provisions to secure the attendance and education at their schools of teachers to teach in the public schools in the State.
HB 18 Author: King, Thomas B.
Caption: Relating to establishing courts of reconciliation; defining the duties and jurisdiction of said courts.
HB 94 Author: King, Thomas B.
Caption: Relating to establishing, equipping and creating an industrial home in connection with John Tarleton Agricultural College at Stephenville, Texas, to be known as the John Tarleton Industrial School Home, and repealing that portion of Section 3 of an Act establishing John Tarleton Agricultural College at Stephenville, Texas, approved February 20, 1917, that set apart a certain sum of $75,000 in said Act designated for a students' loan fund, and to use said $75,000 fund for establishing, equipping and operating the aforesaid John Tarleton Industrial Home School.
HJR 26 Author: King, Thomas B.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Judiciary Article (Article 5) of the Constitution of this State.
HJR 33 Author: King, Thomas B.
Caption: Proposing an amendment establishing direct Legislature by means of initiative, referendum and recall.
HJR 36 Author: King, Thomas B.
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing for the reversion of all land to the State at the end of every fifty years.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 142 Author: King, Thomas B.
Caption: Relating to planting pecan and other trees along public roads; providing a penalty for failure.
HB 211 Author: King, Thomas B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Hico County Line Independent School District in Hamilton and Erath Counties, Texas.