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Legislation authored by Thomas Jefferson Tilson

Includes legislation with Thomas Jefferson Tilson 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 20 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Article requiring all the members of a jury to concur in the verdict, and to enact in its stead a new Article permitting a verdict in civil cases in the district court to be rendered when concurred in by nine or more jurors.
HB 68 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to requiring all unimproved and uncultivated land outside of any city, town or village, which in its natural condition is of the same quality as the improved or cultivated, to be assessed for purpose of taxation at the same value as is the improved or cultivated land in the same locality; also requiring all unimproved town lots and unimproved acreage property in cities, towns and villages to be assessed for purposes of taxation at the same value as is the improved lots and acreage property of like value in the same city, town or village; providing that this Act shall take effect January 1, 1920.
HB 92 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to suits against foreign, private or public corporations, joint stock companies or association or acting corporations or associations.
HB 221 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to recovering to the public free school fund the excess in surveys made for individuals, railroad companies, and the State or the school fund, by virtue of certificates issued for the construction of railroads and other works of internal improvements; and certificates issued to individuals which required the location of a like amount of land for the State or school fund.
HB 379 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to assessing a penalty of 25 percent of the amount of such taxes upon any person, firm, corporation, association, receiver or receivers, who fail to render their property for taxes at the time and in the manner provided for by law.
HB 439 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to creating the Lakeview Independent School District, situated in Hale county, Texas; defining its metes and bounds.
HB 440 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to creating the Petersburg Independent School District, situated in Hale county, Texas; defining its metes and bounds.
HB 587 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to fixing the time of holding court in the Sixty-fourth judicial district of Texas, to validate all process, bonds and recognizances heretofore taken in the courts of said district and all judgments therein rendered, or to be rendered.
HJR 2 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Proposing to amend the Constitution of the State of Texas to define qualified electors in the State of Texas.
HJR 7 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State by adding to Article 16 thereof a new section to be known as Section 59; providing for the compensation of public officials.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 23 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating amending certain law relating to the inspection of hides and animals so as to include Bailey among the counties subject to the provisions, relating to regulations for the protection of stock raisers in certain localities.
HB 64 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to fixing the time for holding the Courts in the Sixty-fourth Judicial District of Texas, and to validate all process, bonds and recognizances heretofore taken in the courts of said counties of said district and all judgments therein rendered, or to be rendered, and repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
36th 3rd Called Session
HB 26 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to creating the Littlefield Independent School District situated in Lamb County, Texas.
HB 27 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to creating the Olton Independent School District situated in Lamb County, Texas, defining its metes and bounds.
35th Regular Session
HB 10 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the registration of land titles; prescribing penalties.
HB 52 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to exempt from taxation all buffalo and all catalo now in captivity in Texas, by whomsoever owned, where such animals are kept and used for experimental purposes in crossing same with cattle for the purpose of producing a better strain of beef animals, or where such animals are kept in parks to preserve the species, and not for profit.
HB 154 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to apportioning senatorial districts; specifying the county to which returns of an election shall be sent.
HB 206 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to the service of citations on foreign corporations.
HB 215 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to the granting of teachers' certificates.
HB 251 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale or removal of property subject to liens for labor performed and materials furnished in the construction of wells; providing a penalty.
HB 464 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to appropriations for the support of the West Texas State Normal College.
HB 624 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Abernathy Independent School District, situated in Hale and Lubbock counties.
HB 757 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to fixing the time of holding the courts in the Sixty-fourth Judicial District of the State of Texas.
HB 806 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to incorporating the city of Plainview, Hale County, Texas and to grant it a charter.
35th 4th Called Session
HB 30 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to amending Articles, with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in certain counties named so as to include Armstrong County.
34th Regular Session
HB 88 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to apportioning the State into Congressional districts; naming the counties composing the same and providing for the election of a member of the Congress of the United States from each district.
HB 89 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute apportioning the State into Senatorial districts and providing for receiving and canvassing the election returns and issuing certificates of election.
HB 125 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the protection of stock raisers, farmers and horticulturists; providing for the destruction of wolves and other wild animals; making an appropriation.
HB 126 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to the taxation of unimproved lands and lots; providing this act shall take effect January 1, 1916.
HB 169 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to providing that a verdict may be rendered in civil cases by a signed concurrence of nine jurors.
HB 220 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute requiring automobiles to have attached bells and lights between certain times.
HB 485 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the service of process on foreign corporations.
HB 509 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to creating the Happy Independent School District in Swisher and Randall Counties.
HB 600 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to exemption buffalo and catalo from taxation.
HB 609 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the registration of land titles in the state; prescribing the procedure, the duties of officers in relation thereto, the venue, the form of registration certificates and the recording thereof.
HB 610 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing and permitting the territory situated within the bounds of the town of Claude to create the Claude Independent School District.
HB 633 Author: Tilson, Thomas J. "Tile"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for payment for the wings on the permanent fire-proof building to replace the main building of the West Texas State Normal College at Canyon, TX.