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Legislation authored by Thomas David Rowell, Sr.

Includes legislation with Thomas David Rowell, Sr. as the primary author for the 34th through 34th 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.

34th Regular Session
HB 2 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment, maintenance and government of a State Normal School to be located in the City of Jefferson, Marion County, Texas or within one half mile of the corporate limits of said city, and to be known and designated as the East Texas Normal School.
HB 70 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure providing for the place where judgments of death by electrocution shall take place.
HB 406 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing the manner and method of election of a speakers of the House of Representatives and to provide for parliamentary rules to be enforced pending said election.
HB 462 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to providing for the working on public roads of Marion county, Texas, of all parties who may have failed to pay their poll tax, on or before January 31st of each year, and providing a penalty for those who are liable to said road duty, under the terms of this Act, by reason of their failure to pay their poll tax, and who shall fail to work said roads or streets when notified to do so by proper authority.
HB 472 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute authorizing the Attorney General to retain counsel to file and conduct escheat proceedings in behalf of the state; providing compensation for such counsel.
HB 490 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute regulating occupation tax on circuses; defining a circus.
34th 1st Called Session
HB 13 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to establishing three state Normal Colleges; making an appropriation to pay the expenses of the locating committee.
33rd Regular Session
HB 76 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending articles of the statutes relating to providing better protection of the fish and oyster industries of this State, prescribing riparian rights, the prerequisites to the issuance of license to catch fish, oysters, etc.
HB 472 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to providing for the place where judgments of death by electrocution shall take place; and providing for the erection of house or necessary arrangements to be made for execution; providing for transfer of convicts after death penalty has been rendered pending the carrying into effect of said judgment; and providing for the maintenance of said convicts pending the execution of said judgment.
HB 540 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the State Bureau of Child and Animal Protection, and providing for the appointment of members thereof, and authorizing said bureau to investigate and secure the enforcement of the laws for the protection of children and dumb animals.
HB 548 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to protecting the grounds and premises of the Texas Agricultural & Mechanical College against damage by certain animals; prohibiting the running of stock at large; providing for the protection of all game birds and wild animals; declaring said lands to be a game and wild animal preserve; providing penalties for violation.
HB 782 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for State aid in establishing and maintaining the farmers' cooperative demonstration work and the boys and girls' club, appropriating a certain sum of money.
HB 825 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment, maintenance and government of a State Normal School to be located in the city of Jefferson, Marion County, or within one-half mile of the corporate limits of said city, and to be known and designated as the North-east Texas Normal College and making an appropriation.
33rd 1st Called Session
HB 46 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending an act relating to prospecting and development of minerals on land owned by the State of Texas, by the public free school fund and University Asylum funds, and upon such land as the State has heretofore sold or may hereafter sell with reservation of the mineral therein and upon such land as may have been purchased with the waiver of mineral rights; appropriating to certain funds the proceeds arising from such development.
32nd Regular Session
HB 225 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale of commercial fertilizers, prohibiting their adulteration or misbranding, providing for their correct weighing and marking, forbidding the use of certain material, and providing for the collection and analysis of samples; fixing penalties.
HB 287 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation, establishment and maintenance of a Special Agricultural and Mechanical College fund.
HB 303 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to amending an Act relating to providing for revaluation of railway property by the Railroad Commission.
HJR 20 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to prescribing the character of securities in which the permanent University fund may be invested; separating the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas from the University of Texas; and providing for the transfer of bonds of the permanent University fund to the use of said college.
32nd 1st Called Session
HB 69 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing railroad companies to issue bonds and other evidence of indebtedness, to be secured by lien upon its property for the purpose of making permanent improvements of such railroad; fixing penalties.
HB 88 Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David
Caption: Relating to prohibiting for two years the taking of any pearl bearing shells from Caddo Lake; providing penalties.