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Legislation authored by Doyle Willis

Includes legislation with Doyle Willis as the primary author for the 63rd through 74th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

74th Regular Session
HB 128 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to exempting certain veterans of the armed forces and other persons from tuition, fees, and charges at public institutions of higher education.
HB 177 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by disabled veterans or by the surviving spouses and surviving minor children of disabled veterans.
HB 319 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the longevity pay for members of certain municipal fire and police departments.
HB 475 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the right to divert state water for irrigation of certain cemeteries.
HB 503 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the composition of a joint airport board created by two populous home-rule municipalities.
HB 627 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the tax appraisal of certain land owned or formerly owned by disabled veterans and designated for agricultural use.
HB 1542 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to placement and replacement of evidence of registration of certain vehicles.
HB 2018 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to solicitations for veterans organizations.
HB 2661 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain offices of an appraisal review board not be located in the same building in which an office of an appraisal district is located.
HCR 100 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the American Legion permission to use the house and senate chambers for its Boys State program June 9, 1995.
HCR 144 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Granting Billy Gee's, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Transportation.
HCR 179 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Phillip LaFrance Willis.
HCR 180 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Lieutenant General Everett Seldon Simpson.
HCR 183 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the State Preservation Board to hang a portrait of Robert E. Johnson in the State Capitol.
HJR 34 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of general obligation bonds authorized for veterans' housing assistance.
HJR 94 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a salary for members of the legislature and for the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house.
HR 45 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Mildred Greene Richards.
HR 137 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 1995, as American Association of Retired Persons Day at the Capitol.
HR 286 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ed Stauffer for his service to the Fort Worth Fire Department.
HR 287 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of George Alton Parker.
HR 310 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles F. Campau.
HR 311 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Steve Chaney.
HR 383 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jack E. Bowers.
HR 384 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fort Worth Police Department Detective Don Manning.
HR 427 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mack H. Williams.
HR 428 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former state representative Chris Miller.
HR 855 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hazel Vaughn Leigh.
HR 885 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Lost Battalion Association.
73rd Regular Session
HB 174 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the closure or consolidation of a state school without legislative authorization.
HB 175 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the rate of taxes and fees imposed on bingo games.
HB 176 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially designed license plates for vehicles owned by certain veterans of military service and surviving spouses of certain veterans.
HB 177 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the assessment for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land designated for agricultural use.
HB 216 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment or employment of veterans by public agencies.
HB 317 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Relating to a poll on judicial candidates conducted by a bar association.
HB 329 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the longevity pay received by a member of a fire or police department in certain municipalities.
HB 1625 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement under the Texas County and District Retirement System.
HB 1899 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to solicitations for veterans organizations; providing penalties.
HB 1912 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the date of the general election for officers of the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 2508 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Relating to the composition of certain state representative districts.
HB 2848 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the tax appraisal of certain land owned or formerly owned by disabled veterans and designated for agricultural use.
HCM 233 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mary B. Romani on the occasion of her birthday.
HCM 932 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Peter J. Conlon for his community service as a volunteer with the Veterans Stand-Down Tarrant County Veterans Council.
HCM 933 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending American Legion Post #516 on their exemplary service as Veterans Stand-Down Tarrant County Veterans Council.
HCM 934 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Hubert J. Foster on his community service with Veterans Stand-Down Tarrant County Veterans Council.
HCM 948 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Tarrant County Homeless Coalition for their dedication to the Tarrant County Veterans Stand-Down.
HCM 949 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Fort Worth DVA Outpatient Clinic for their dedicated service to the Tarrant County Veterans Stand-Down.
HCM 950 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending the City of Fort Worth Police Department for their dedicated service to the Tarrant County Veterans Stand-Down.
HCM 951 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Willard Y. Thomas on his volunteer service with the Veterans Stand-Down Tarrant County Veterans Council.
HCM 952 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Bertha Hall on her volunteer service with Veterans Stand-Down Tarrant County Veterans Council.
HCM 961 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Dan A. Willis, M.D., for his exemplary and dedicated service to Tarrant County Veterans Council Stand-Down.
HCM 962 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Albert De Leon for his exemplary and dedicated service to Tarrant County Veterans Council Stand-Down.
HCM 992 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending The American Legion Auxilliary Unit #838 on their exemplary and dedicated service to Tarrant County Veterans Stand-Down.
HCR 76 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Granting Billy Gee's, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Transportation.
HR 28 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Naomi Doyle.
HR 29 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Lon Evans.
HR 56 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of former state District Judge Charles J. Murray.
HR 223 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Dr. Louis J. Levy.
HR 323 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging the President of the United States and the Congress to declassify all information relating to American military personnel and civilians who remain missing from the Korean War.
HR 397 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gilbert Garcia.
HR 408 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Parents Association for the Retarded of Texas.
HR 469 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of Harry N. Ward.
HR 740 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Jim Taylor.
HR 776 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Directing the House General Investigating Committee to investigate TDMHMR to determine if policies, procedures and control have been established and will be followed to prevent the violation of the civil rights of mentally retarded citizens residing in or to be assigned to CBH.
HR 893 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Samuel Bier for his exemplary contributions to the veterans of this state.
HR 908 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gloria Sifuentes for her legislative and civic accomplishments.
HR 909 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Michelle Romani for her outstanding record of service to the Texas Legislature.
72nd Regular Session
HB 62 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the murder of an individual under 18 years of age.
HB 63 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially designed license plates to surviving spouses of Purple Heart medal recipients.
HB 201 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/92
Caption: Relating to hearings conducted by appraisal review boards on taxpayer protests.
HB 225 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to registration of certain motor vehicles.
HB 2141 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for judges of municipal courts of record in Fort Worth.
HB 2142 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to the salaries of district and appellate judges.
HB 2423 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits and administration of retirememt systems in certain municipalities.
HB 2874 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for judges of municipal courts of record in Fort Worth.
HCR 132 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 6, 1991, as Chena Gilstrap Day in the State of Texas.
HCR 162 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Jack Lawrence Butler.
HCR 234 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the United States Congress to resolve questions regarding United States military prisoners of war and personnel missing in action by appointing a select committee to assist the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee in obtaining information in government files.
HJR 50 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the per diem compensation of members of the legislature.
HR 19 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting privileges of the floor.
HR 26 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Pris Dominguez.
HR 153 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ollie Reed.
HR 154 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Edith Ashworth.
HR 336 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Clyde Stevens.
HR 580 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Louise Brown.
HR 641 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Reverend F. S. Moody and the members of the Mount Horum Missionary Baptist Church for their contributions to the spiritual and social enrichment of their community.
HR 669 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Granting the Disabled American Veterans organization permission to use the chamber of the Texas House of Representatives on Saturday, May 18, 1991.
HR 811 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Establishing Capitol Salute to the Troops as the official statewide event honoring Texas military personnel who served in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
HR 958 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Coach Brown and the members of the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs baseball team.
72nd 1st Called Session
HB 53 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the assessment for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land designated for agricultural use.
HCR 11 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Requesting the Congress of the United States to reject the recommendation of the Base Closure and Realignment Commission regarding base closures in Texas.
HR 93 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Homa S. Hill.
HR 128 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming William Garrett Oakley as a new citizen of Texas and extending sincere congratulations to Representative and Mrs. Keith Oakley on the birth of their son.
HR 212 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Eliseo Sepulveda.
HR 282 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Milton M. Wright.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HB 7 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the assessment for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land designated for agricultural use.
HB 8 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Tarrant County Hospital District.
HR 2 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the veterans of the United States 13th Air Force on the occasion of their reunion in Fort Worth.
HR 17 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billie Bob O'Toole.
HR 23 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charlie McCafferty.
HR 49 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Juanita Duenez-Lazo.
72nd 3rd Called Session
HB 4 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the rate of the state gross receipts tax imposed on bingo games.
HCR 17 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Granting Billy Gee's, Inc., permission to sue The State of Texas and the Texas Department of Transportation.
HR 39 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Josephine Daugherty Hull.
HR 40 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Sammy Baugh for his many extraordinary accomplishments as one of Texas' all-time great competitors.
HR 47 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles W. Needham.
HR 59 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ramon Z. Sifuentes.
72nd 4th Called Session
HR 10 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of C. Aubrey Stewart.
HR 11 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Exa Johnston.
HR 12 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Richard E. "Dick" Salinas.
HR 13 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Gloria DePoyster Lupton Tennison.
HR 59 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Jack P. Smith, Jr.
71st Regular Session
HB 130 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting members of the legislature and officers and employees of the legislative branch from acting as paid lobbyists for two years after their legislative service.
HB 867 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to in-service training schedule for teachers.
HB 886 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to the regulation of bingo and the taxation of receipts from bingo.
HB 1838 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to records kept by certain notaries public.
HB 1839 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special license plates for disabled veterans and former prisoners of war.
HB 2126 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to hearings on applications for court-ordered mental health services.
HB 2127 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a guardian.
HR 114 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert J. Bouffard.
HR 115 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Hugo J. Ranelle.
HR 116 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James F. Vachule.
HR 117 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Wolff III.
HR 118 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gloria Gonzalez.
HR 119 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Herschel and Edith Morris.
HR 309 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Francilla Martin.
HR 310 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thelma Banowsky.
HR 311 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gus Barakis, Sr.
HR 718 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Doris Kupferle.
HR 806 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Requesting school district boards to designate Veterans Day as an inservice training day for teachers.
HR 832 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frank E. Crumley.
HR 844 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the congregation of St. John Missionary Baptist Church on its 115th anniversary.
HR 882 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of law enforcement officer Walter S. Taylor.
HR 948 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Juneteenth Heritage and Jazz Festival, Inc.
HR 972 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Billie Nell Johnson.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 101 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially designed license plates for former prisoners of war, Pearl Harbor survivors, and Purple Heart recipients.
HR 7 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Judge Randell C. Riley.
HR 8 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Deputy Police Chief Eulen Lee Giles of Crowley.
HR 56 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Garfield Thompson on his birthday.
HR 78 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Darlene Vaughan.
71st 2nd Called Session
HB 120 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially designed license plates for surviving spouses of Purple Heart medal recipients.
HR 100 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of J. Clark Nowlin.
HR 150 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Warnell N. Salyer.
HR 158 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Demas McVay.
HR 213 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wilma Philpott.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 13 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially designed license plates for surviving spouses of Purple Heart medal recipients.
HB 95 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to a county civil service rule that prohibits county employees from belonging to organizations that promote racial hatred.
HR 20 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Texas Ranger Captain G. W. Burks.
HR 39 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Sam Barshop.
HR 40 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Clyde Murrell.
HR 92 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wilfred R. McDonald.
71st 4th Called Session
HB 48 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially designed license plates for surviving spouses of Purple Heart medal recipients.
HR 3 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of A. Lyn Gregory.
HR 52 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Pauline G. Valenciano.
HR 53 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christina Morales Contreras.
HR 54 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dionicia Pulido.
HR 139 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Amon Carter-Riverside High School boys' basketball team.
HR 174 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sam Garcia.
71st 5th Called Session
HJR 5 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing constitutional amendments relating to the compensation of the lieutenant governor and members of the legislature.
HR 55 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending John McMillan.
HR 114 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jack Roberts, Chief Deputy Comptroller of Public Accounts.
HR 115 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dee Spain.
HR 152 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William DeWitt Waltman, Jr.
HR 178 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lenora Rolla.
HR 190 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of J. D. Tomme.
HR 191 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bud and Bernice Irby.
71st 6th Called Session
HJR 1 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the compensation of the lieutenant governor and members of the legislature.
HR 33 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Major Ramon Valadez, U.S.M.C., Ret.
70th Regular Session
HB 60 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the rules of evidence in criminal cases with respect to spousal immunity from being compelled to testify and to the confidentiality of communications made during marriage.
HB 153 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of certain administrative judicial districts.
HB 425 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to special license plates for the surviving spouses of disabled veterans.
HB 2567 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the municipal courts of record in Fort Worth.
HCR 24 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the Honorable James Wright, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, to address a joint session.
HR 43 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Reed Sass of Fort Worth.
HR 55 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of George T. Morris.
HR 87 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Grant Pyle.
HR 200 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Dr. David Maltravers "Mal" Rumph.
HR 281 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Commending the Texas Public Health Association and recognizing March 24, 1987, as Public Health Day in Texas.
HR 363 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Delbert Willis.
HR 496 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Congratulating Thomas J. Williams.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 140 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the videotaped testimony of a child who is an alleged victim of an offense involving sexual abuse.
HR 47 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of George Garrett.
HR 63 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Honoring Dr. E. D. Fyke.
HR 66 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Honoring Dr. Dan J. Anderson and Dr. William L. Anderson.
HR 78 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of former state senator Keith Kelly of Fort Worth.
HR 113 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Honoring LaVerne Redwine.
HR 164 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Honoring Dr. Charles C. Sprague.
HR 187 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Honoring Johnny Q. Burnett.
69th Regular Session
HB 52 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain goods on the consecutive days of Saturday and Sunday.
HB 53 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the testimony of a person in a criminal case.
HB 54 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the organizations authorized to conduct bingo games.
HB 492 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Companion document considered in lieu
Caption: Relating to presumption in civil actions concerning the cost and necessity of services.
HB 712 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of certain administrative judicial districts.
HB 895 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a veterans county service office in certain counties.
HB 952 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of paying state employees' workers' compensation claims.
HB 1240 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the civil service system in certain counties.
HB 1494 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of trustees of certain junior college districts.
HB 1516 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for firemen and policemen in certain cities.
HB 2218 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested cal.
Caption: Relating to certain court fees collected for the operation of a county law library.
HB 2219 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the submission of reports concerning on-the-job injuries sustained by state employees.
HB 2220 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to subrogation recoveries by the director of the State Employees Division of the Attorney General's Office.
HB 2312 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to fees collected for the operation of a county law library.
HB 2427 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction, judges, official court reporters, and bailiffs of the municipal courts of record of Fort Worth.
HCR 30 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting Congressman James C. Wright to address a joint session on February 11, 1985.
HR 147 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Establishing a special interim committee to study county government.
HR 208 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of F. M. "Robbie" Robinson of Austin.
HR 209 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Katie Vloitos.
HR 221 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Teresa Rosas Perez.
HR 243 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Jack Douglas of Fort Worth.
HR 291 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Curby Mirike, Fort Worth civic leader.
HR 458 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Les Procter, former Travis County district attorney.
HR 464 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Commending Dr. Ted Edwards for preparing "Legislative Fitness Tips."
HR 542 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of William Hemphill.
69th 2nd Called Session
HR 57 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of J. E. (Doc) Smith.
69th 3rd Called Session
HR 39 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Kenneth Paxton Gire.
HR 53 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Lois Ann Deen Bailey.
HR 65 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Honoring Don Carroll, Chief of Bureau of Vital Statistics.
HR 81 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Ray Smyth.
68th Regular Session
HB 70 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the classification of the murder of a child in the course of committing aggravated sexual abuse as a capital offense.
HB 71 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the testimony of one spouse against the other in a criminal prosecution.
HB 72 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the provision of rehabilitative services for certain blind persons.
HB 73 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to retail sales on Saturday and Sunday.
HB 74 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the pay of grand and petit jurors.
HB 75 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the fee for the issuance of marriage licenses and declarations of informal marriage and to providing funds for the enforcement of laws prohibiting child abuse.
HB 76 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Withdrawn by Author
Caption: Relating to the Board of Hospital Managers of the Tarrant County Hospital District.
HB 77 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Subcommittee meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to the election of trustees from single-member districts in certain countywide community college districts.
HB 113 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to increasing the property tax exemptions for disabled veterans and the survivors of certain veterans.
HB 168 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedure for ordering an election under the Bingo Enabling Act.
HB 232 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Creating an offense for the possession of material depicting sexual conduct by a child.
HB 233 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the definition of sexual conduct for purposes of offenses involving sexual performance by a child.
HB 234 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Health
Caption: Relating to the release of information concerning a person's treatment for a sexually transmissible disease in a child abuse case.
HB 235 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the definition of sado-masochistic abuse for an offense involving sexual performance of a child.
HB 354 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to heart and lung disease death and disability benefits for certain firemen.
HB 355 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the pay of election judges and clerks.
HB 356 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to emergency child custody procedures involving a child who is the victim of sexual abuse.
HB 357 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for taking or failing to take or retain possession of a child without a court order.
HB 358 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to child abuse investigations.
HB 385 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of certain administrative judicial districts.
HB 407 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to physical examinations of children in cases of reported child abuse.
HB 642 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to awarding the Texas Department of Human Resources fees for court-ordered social studies.
HB 654 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to hazardous duty pay for members of certain fire departments and police departments.
HB 847 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the rulemaking authority of the State Pension Review Board.
HB 848 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the boards of regents of certain insitutions of higher education to provide malpractice insurance to veterinary staff members and veterinary students.
HB 849 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to the provision of protective services for the elderly by the Texas Department of Human Resources.
HB 1130 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to supplemental appropriations to pay the additional cost of purchased utilities at certain institutions of higher education.
HB 1452 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the elements of and penalties for offenses involving obscenity, material harmful to minors, and sexual performance by a minor; providing for injunctions and other procedural matters related to those offenses; and creating an offense for certain sexual conduct involving animals.
HB 1467 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the definitions of fraternal organizations and religious societies in the Bingo Enabling Act.
HB 1578 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the civil service system in certain counties.
HB 1770 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to membership in and benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for elected class service.
HB 1863 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the coverage of certain persons under the state employee insurance plan.
HB 2121 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the right of a defendant to appeal a court's decision to terminate deferred adjudication and proceed with an adjudication of the original charge.
HCR 133 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing Congress to enact HCR8 providing for burial of the Unknown Soldier of the Vietnam Conflict.
HCR 269 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Robert G. Cherry.
HCR 276 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulatig the members of the Texas Christian University women's golf team.
HJR 13 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing property tax exemptions for disabled veterans and the survivors of certain veterans.
HR 17 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Extending the operation of the House Select Committee on Child Abuse/Neglect and Child Pornography through the regular legislative session.
HR 88 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Joe E. Standifer.
HR 234 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study county government.
HR 260 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Sam Kimmell.
HR 348 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Proclaiming May 6, 1983, to be TEXAS, OUR TEXAS DAY.
HR 435 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Ann Brannon.
HR 436 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Christian University women's golf team.
HR 444 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Christian University basketball team.
HR 501 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Jack D. Watson.
HR 550 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Commending Mr. Tommy Taylor.
68th 1st Called Session
HB 7 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to requiring persons who operate hotels, motels, boarding houses, and similar establishments to install and maintain smoke alarms in sleeping quarters; providing penalties.
HB 9 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Court of Appeals, Second Supreme Judicial District, Fort Worth.
HR 13 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Warren W. "Icky" Connelley.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 16 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the composition of the State Board of Education.
HB 39 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain goods on the consecutive days of Saturday and Sunday.
HB 57 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage regulations relating to age.
HB 66 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a county option election on the application of the "Blue Law" concerning sales on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays.
HB 117 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the creation, funding, dissolution, and powers and duties of a special district in counties with a population of more than 860 thousand but less than 2 million and which contain two cities within such counties which contain more than 150 thousand population, each, and certain adjacent territory to administer a system by which the 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the director and of the board of managers.
HCR 21 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Marjorie Belew.
HCR 52 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former state senator Doss Hardin.
HR 12 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Irene Pruitt.
HR 44 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Eula M. Brooks.
HR 47 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of John L. Strittmatter.
HR 108 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Billie L. Dorris.
67th Regular Session
HB 41 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to retail sales on Saturday and Sunday.
HB 42 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the sale or purchase of a child.
HB 43 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
Caption: Relating to heart and lung disease death or disability benefits for certain firemen.
HB 44 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for firemen and policemen in certain cities.
HB 118 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to hazardous duty pay for certain law enforcement personnel or certain security officers employed by the state.
HB 152 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the pay of election judges and clerks.
HB 153 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the definition of material harmful to minors.
HB 229 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to emergency child custody suits involving a child who is the victim of incest or sexual abuse.
HB 434 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to expend funds for supplemental residential services.
HB 456 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to voiding a lease if the lessee uses the property for certain criminal activities.
HB 485 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to foreign student tuition at state universities of higher education.
HB 512 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to adoption services of the Texas Department of Human Resources for hard-to-place children.
HB 513 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for taking or failing to take or retain possession of a child without a court order.
HB 514 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to posting of notice of meetings of school districts.
HB 559 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the attorney general for the purposes of paying state employees' workers' compensation claims.
HB 561 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to injunctive relief to prevent the promotion of obscene material and obscene devices.
HB 647 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to manual labor of county jail prisoners and to the commutation of time for certain conduct or labor.
HB 957 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the amount of per diem to which members of state boards and commissions are entitled.
HB 1086 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Message from the Governor
Caption: Relating to the classification of the murder of a child as a capital offense.
HB 1326 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the Board of Hospital Managers of the Terrant County Hospital District.
HB 1568 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to establishment of a substation of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute.
HB 1658 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the civil service system in certain counties.
HB 1824 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certification requirements for aircraft crash and rescue firefighters.
HB 1825 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for county employees.
HB 2234 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to prehospital emergency medical services care.
HCR 136 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting Congressman Jim Wright to address a joint session at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21.
HJR 99 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for annual legislative sessions.
HR 211 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Amending the Rules of the House regarding recognition of visitors in the gallery.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 130 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the clergyman-penitent privilege.
HR 11 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study county government.
HR 43 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Robert Maxey Moorman.
66th Regular Session
HB 163 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a substation of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute.
HB 164 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to special license plates for disabled veterans.
HB 271 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to retail sales on Saturday and Sunday.
HB 299 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for commissioned law enforcement personnel of certain state agencies and institutions.
HB 407 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Repealing an Act authorizing certain municipal courts of record in the city of Fort Worth.
HB 408 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the pay of election judges and clerks.
HB 442 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Senate conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to civil service system in certain counties.
HB 461 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority to create municipal courts of record in the city of Fort Worth and prescribing the appeals from the municipal courts of record.
HB 520 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Board of Hospital Managers of the Tarrant County Hospital District.
HB 735 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to termination of the parent-child relationship.
HB 736 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the limitation period for a suspension from a fire or police department.
HB 737 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the probationary period a person must serve when appointed to certain fire and police departments.
HB 1039 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to coordination of child protection services.
HB 1325 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to firemen's and policemen's civil service; providing penalties.
HB 1477 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to extending immunities to persons investigating and reporting for a receiving agency.
HB 1478 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to immunities from civil and criminal liability.
HB 1479 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to State contributions to the Employees Retirement System for members of the System who are State employees paid with CETA funds, and declaring an emergency.
HB 1590 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fees collected by district clerks.
HB 1608 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for firemen and policemen in certain cities.
HB 1811 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the pay of grand and petit jurors.
HB 1952 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to higher education authorities.
HB 2200 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making an appropriation to the State Board of Control for repairs to the Sam Houston State Office Building; declaring an emergency.
HCR 170 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Sharon =Walsh permission to sue the state.
HCR 187 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Buster Brannon.
HCR 214 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the state song "Texas, Our Texas".
HJR 20 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution, relating to the ad valorem tax exemption on the residential homesteads of elderly persons.
HJR 21 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize bingo games conducted by certain religious, veterans, fraternal, or volunteer fire department organizations.
65th Regular Session
HB 44 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a medical school by the Texas Woman's University, components of which will be located in Fort Worth and the Rio Grande Valley, respectively.
HB 45 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the Texas Turnpike Authority's administration of the financial affairs of the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike.
HB 62 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the probationary period a person must serve when appointed to certain fire and police departments.
HB 63 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the limitation period for a suspension from a fire or police departments.
HB 115 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to compensation to which firemen and policemen in certain cities are entitled.
HB 116 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for commissioned law-enforcement personnel of certain state agencies and institutions.
HB 117 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the pay of election judges and clerks.
HB 329 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to special license plates for disabled veterans.
HB 342 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to membership and the requirements for a quorum for certain cities' civil service commissions.
HB 452 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees in suits founded on certain oral or written contracts.
HB 807 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to fees collected by district clerks.
HB 825 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil service system in certain counties.
HB 1210 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in certain cities and towns and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record.
HB 1914 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to per diem compensation for certain state officers.
HB 1915 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the number of hours in the work week of certain members of the fire department of a city hacing more than 10,000 inhabitants.
HB 2152 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the board of trustees of certain independent school districts.
HB 2238 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the city of Fort Worth, and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record.
HCR 9 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting Congressmen James C. Wright, Jr., to address a joint session.
HCR 156 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Clarice V. Spurlock.
HCR 164 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Jose Angel Hernandez.
HJR 3 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article VIII, Section 1-b, Subsection (b), of the Texas Constitution, to provide for the exemption of not less than $8,000 of the appraised value of the residential homesteads of certain persons 65 years of age or over from ad valorem taxes of counties, cities, towns, school districts, and other taxing political subdivisions and permitting the amount of the exemption to be increased by the governing body of the subdivision.
HJR 45 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the state to appeal in a criminal case form a trial court ruling that a law in unconstitutional.
HR 140 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Suspending House rules to permit conference committee on HB 117 to add new language.
65th 1st Called Session
HB 15 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the board of trustees of certain independent school districts.
HB 16 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the operation, administration, and personnel of municipal courts of record in the city of Fort Worth and to appeals from those courts.
65th 2nd Called Session
HJR 14 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing and amendment of the Texas Constitution relating to the tax exemption on the residential homesteads of elderly persons.
HR 10 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Judge Jesse M. Brown.
HR 26 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Commending Representative Chris Miller.
64th Regular Session
HB 117 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Abolishing the scholastic census.
HB 211 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to commissioning investigators of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies as peace officers.
HB 212 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the pay of election judges and clerks.
HB 213 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health.
HB 214 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to special license plates for disabled veterans.
HB 215 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to exempting persons 65 years of age and older and certain disabled veterans of the armed services from the payment of entrance fees to state parks, historic sites, or other recreational areas operated by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 217 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the wearing of fluorescent orange clothing by certain hunters under certain circumstances; providing a penalty.
HB 218 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for commissioned law-enforcement personnel of certain state agencies and institutions.
HB 219 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to compensation for certain firemen and policemen.
HB 235 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of county historical commissions and commissioners courts with respect to historical matters.
HB 254 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a medical school by the Texas Woman's University, components of which will be located in Fort Worth and the Rio Grande Valley, respectively.
HB 504 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the liability of an attorney for costs in a civil proceeding.
HB 505 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the recovery of claims from suits founded on certain oral or written contracts.
HB 533 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition of state representative districts in Tarrant County.
HB 1470 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Court of Domestic Relations No. 6 of Tarrant County; making other provisions relative to the court; providing for the membership of the judge on the juvenile board.
HB 1471 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the extension of the civil service system in certain counties to all officers and employees by local option election.
HB 1544 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Changing the name of the governing board of The Texas A&M University System.
HB 1906 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to employment of attorneys by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
HB 1907 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Authorizing the court to dismiss a prosecution for certain misdemeanor traffic offenses if the defendant completes a driving safety course.
HB 1908 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Validating certain orders and governmental proceedings of commissioners courts in certain counties.
HB 1935 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the private practice of law by certain district attorneys, criminal district attorneys, and their assistants.
HJR 21 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxes certain homesteads.
HR 75 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Extending get well wishes to Johnny Kokernot.
HR 100 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: In memory of Arthur C. Tribble.
HR 111 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending House rules concerning recognition of groups and individuals seated in gallery.
HR 140 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Commending Tom Vandergriff.
HR 141 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to urging Texas Turnpike Authority to turn Dallas-Fort Worth turnpike over to the Texas Highway Department as a toll-free road.
HR 144 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Commending the Honorable Virgil Goodman.
HR 153 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Commending Dr. M. H. Crabb.
63rd Regular Session
HB 69 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the compensation for firemen and policemen in certain cities.
HB 154 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuance of suits and other matters pending in state courts in which members of the legislature are involved; repealing Chapter 7, Acts of the 41st Legislature, Regular Session, 1929, as amended (Article 2168a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HB 160 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing that a person who is at least 18 years of age has all the rights, privileges, and obligations of a person who is 21 years of age; and declaring an emergency.
HB 185 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: To authorize and provide for recognition of fire and police service employee associations and collective bargaining for firefighters and policemen employed by cities, towns, and other political subdivisions of the state; to provide that firefighters and policemen shall receive compensation and other conditions comparable to private sector employees; to provide for impasse procedures and voluntary mediation; to provide for voluntary arbitration as one alternative to strikes and lockouts for settlement of disputes affecting firefighters and policemen; to prohibit strikes and lockouts of firefighters and policemen; to prescribe standards to govern collective bargaining and arbitration under the Act; providing for adoption of the Act by local option elections; to require compliance with collective bargaining agreements and awards of boards of arbitration under the Act; to provide for judicial enforcement of the Act; to make related provisions designed to effectuate the purposes of the Act; to provide for declaration of policy, liberal construction, definitions of certain terms, severability, and precedence over contrary laws; and declaring an emergency.
HB 313 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the power of grand juries to investigate and report on matters other than criminal offenses.
HB 314 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the procedure for filing certain records or copies of records and certain x-rays on affidavit for admission as evidence and the requirement of notice to the opposing parties when an affidavit is filed.
HB 675 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Notice given
Caption: Relating to the recovery of claims from suits founded on certain oral or written contracts.
HB 676 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the liability of an attorney for costs in a civil proceeding; and declaring an emergency.
HB 814 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for commissioned law enforcement personnel of certain state agencies.
HB 940 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to tuition equalization grants for certain veterans enrolled in certain private institutions of higher education.
HB 961 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to retirement age of fire service personnel and payments for accumulated sick leave for firemen in certain cities.
HB 1442 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Commitee substitute
Caption: Relating to the functions, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Services to Children and Youth.
HB 1631 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the State Board of Control to serve as purchasing agent for private institutions of higher education in this state; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1644 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the State Archives and Library Building to the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1704 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the requirements of a private beauty culture school; amending Section 27, Chapter 1036, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971 (Article 734c, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); and declaring an emergency.
HB 1739 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the county criminal courts of Tarrant County; amending Section 2 and repealing Section 3, Chapter 251, Acts of the 58th Legislature, Regular Session, 1963 (Article 1970-62c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HCR 107 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of M.M. (Mickey) Goldman.
HCR 123 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging the people of Texas to bestow appropriate recognition upton the State Song "Texas, Our Texas."
HCR 132 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Governor to return to House Bill No. 185 to the House for further consideration.
HCR 186 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Commending staffs of Texas Legislative Council and Legislative Budget Board for work "above and beyond the call of duty".
HCR 190 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Establishing a joint interim committee to study the methods, procedures, and services available to clean up the Trinity River.
HJR 5 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Reported favorably as amended
Caption: Proposing and amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide that all persons attain majority at age 18 and thereafter have all the rights, privileges, and obligations of an adult with exceptions.
HJR 36 Author: Willis, Doyle
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide that the various political subdivisions of the state shall exempt not less than $3,100 of the value of residence homesteads of all persons 65 years of age or older from ad valorem taxes under certain conditions.
HR 49 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Amending House Rules relating to recognizing guests in Gallery.
HR 147 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Commending the Honorable George "Skeet" Richardson.
61st Regular Session
HB 41 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the compensation to which firemen and policemen in certain cities are entitled.
HB 44 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the pay of election judges and clerks.
HB 470 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer of Tarrant County.
HB 746 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, operation, and dissolution of a county civil service system in certain counties.
HB 774 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the payment of accumulated vacation and sick leave to the estates of certain state employees upon their death.
HB 775 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to the election of trustees of the Fort Worth Independent School District.
HB 825 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for commissioned law enforcement personnel of the Department of Public Safety.
HB 1091 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a section of the Penal Code of Texas so as to provide that the provisions of said Act shall not be applicable to a motion picture operator or assistant operator under certain prescribed circumstances.
HB 1092 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to authorizing proration of taxes, release of tax liens and collection of taxes on land acquired for public purposes, and the proration of taxes, penalties, and interest on land subject to sale for collection of delinquent taxes.
HB 1095 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Juvenile Board of Tarrant County.
61st 1st Called Session
HB 87 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to salaries of certain county and district employees and officials.
HCR 13 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Memorializing Congress to retain the 27-1/2 percent depletion allowance to protect the petroleum industry and national economy.
61st 2nd Called Session
HB 54 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to salaries of certain county and district employees and officials.
57th Regular Session
SB 15 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of the judges of the Civil District Courts of Tarrant County, Texas and the judges of the Criminal District Courts of Tarrant County, Texas.
SB 34 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Civil Statute eliminating the requirement of separate and privy acknowledgment of a married woman to instruments purporting to be executed by her.
SB 45 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing a sick leave policy for all teachers employed in the Texas Public Free Schools, setting out the Minimum Sick Leave Program, providing for reports to and administration through the Centreal Education Agency, providing for financing from the State Foundation School Fund; to take effect for the 1961-62 school year and thereafter.
SB 52 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to management, control and disposition by a married woman of her separate property, both real and personal, including her right to contract and be contracted with, and to sue and be sued; fixing its effective date.
SB 133 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of the State of Texas relating to false swearing before the Legislature or any committee thereof; relating to amending a certain Statute relating to authorize legislative committees to require witnesses to be sworn.
SB 163 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for fees of Tax Assessors-Collectors for issuing license receipts and license plates; providing an effective date.
SB 172 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to empowering the Judges of the Criminal District Courts and of the District Courts whose districts lie wholly within Tarrant County, Texas, and each Judge of a Count Court at Law of Tarrant County, Texas, and each Judge of a County Criminal Court of Tarrant County, Texas, to appoint a court bailiff.
SB 190 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to validating the annexation and extension of boundaries of all cities and towns of eight hundred (800) inhabitants or less, according to the last preceding Federal Census, where annexation is by petition of owners of land annexed.
SB 204 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to create an additional Criminal District Court for the County of Tarrant to be known as "Criminal District Court No. 3 of Tarrant County" and to provide for the jurisdiction, organization of, and procedure in said Court.
SB 239 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to manufacturers and dealers registration of motor vehicles.
SB 248 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide that public weighers may have their seals printed upon weight certificates and that if printed the same shall be authenticated by signature.
SB 249 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making unlawful the stealing of any dog; making such offense a felony and prescribing punishment therefor.
SB 255 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the establishment of speed limits on turnpikes operated by the Texas Turnpike Authority.
SB 264 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to creating an additional County Criminal Court for the Country of Tarrant to be know as "The County Criminal Court No. 1 of Tarrant County" and to provide for the jurisdiction, and organization of, and procedure in said court.
SB 277 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to the pay of judges and clerks for their services at general, special and primary elections.
SB 293 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain cities to enter into contracts with water districts to supply sewage transportation, treatment and disposal services which contracts may also provide for use by the water districts of sewage transportation, treatment and disposal facilities owned by such city.
SB 294 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; authorizing the District to purchase, construct, improve and repair works and facilities necessary for transportation, treatment and disposal of sewage and industrial waste and effluent, and to issue bonds for such purposes, and to make contracts with cities and others under which the District will transport, treat and dispose of sewage from such cities, and contracts for the use of city-owned sewage transportation, treatment and disposal facilities.
SB 381 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to change the name of the authority created to include the cities of Haltom City, and Hurst, in the Northeast Tarrant County Water Authority to provide that dams and reservoirs shall be limited to the Denton Creek Watershed.
SB 384 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to permitting the Commissioners Court of all counties containing more than five hundred thousand (500,000) population according to the last preceding Federal Census to employ special counsel.
SB 435 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to validating annexation proceedings of home rule cities where such annexation took place prior to the 1st day of March, 1961, and where bonds have been voted or issued by the annexing municipality prior to March 1, 1961, and after commencement of annexation proceedings; providing an effective date.
SB 447 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the filing and docketing of cases in the County Criminal Court of Tarrant County and County Criminal Court No. 1 of Tarrant County; the transferring of cases and authorizing an acting Judge in certain instances.
SJR 7 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to assistance to needy persons totally and permanently physically or mentally disabled, and providing that the amount paid out of state funds for assistance payments to the totally and permanently disabled may never exceed Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000) per year.
SJR 8 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas giving the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for direct or vendor payments for medical care on behalf of individuals sixty-five (65) years of age or over who are not recipients of Old Age Assistance and who are unable to pay for needed medical services.
SJR 9 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to raise the limit on use of state funds for financial assistance of the needy aged, needy blind, and needy children from Forty-seven Million Dollars ($47,000,000) a year to Fifty-two million Dollars ($52,000,000) a year; providing for the necessary election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
57th 1st Called Session
SB 6 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to provide a sick leave policy for all teachers employed in the Texas Public Free Schools, setting out the Minimum Sick Leave Program, providing for reports to and administration through the Central Education Agency; to take effect for the 1961-62 school year and thereafter.
SB 58 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas making it an offense to vote or offer to vote at a primary election or participate or offer to participate in a convention of a political party, having voted at a primary election or participated in a convention of any other party on the day or during the same voting year, and prescribing a penalty therefor; definitions; prohibiting the counting of ballots cast in violation of a certain Article.
57th 3rd Called Session
SB 19 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Tarrant County, Texas.
SB 28 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation out of the General Revenue Fund to the Texas Youth Council for parole supervision.
SB 82 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code making it unlawful for any person who has voted in a first primary election of one party to vote or offer to vote in a first primary election of another party held on the same day, or to vote in a second or run-off primary election of the other party growing out of and succeeding such first primary election, and also making it unlawful for any person who votes in a convention of one political party to vote or offer to vote in a convention of another political party held on the same day, and prescribing a penalty therefor.
SB 102 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making appropriations out of the General Revenue Fund to the Veterans Affairs Commission for the employment of additional stenographers; providing additional per diem and travel expense for the Board of Barber Examiners out of the Barber Examiners Fund.
56th Regular Session
SB 2 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to constituting Arlington State College a fully State-supported co-educational senior college; providing an effective date.
SB 34 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful except under the provisions of this Act, for any person to hunt, take, kill or attempt to kill, or possess, any game bird or game animal in Tarrant County at any time; to take, kill or trap or attempt to take, kill or trap any fur-bearing animal in said county or to take or attempt to take any fish or other aquatic life or marine animals from said county by any means or method; providing a penalty; providing for the effective date of this Act.
SB 60 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing a sick leave policy for all teachers employed in the Texas Public Schools.
SB 61 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles relating to Workmen's Compensation; redefining the term "average weekly wages" as used in said Act.
SB 73 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to organization, officers and compensation of the Texas Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences.
SB 74 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to fees payable to the State Board of Examiners in the Basic Science by applicants for certificates issued by the Board.
SB 108 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to the construction and operation of the jury wheel.
SB 177 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to issue or negotiate a check draft or written order, knowing the same to be bad, fraudulently stop payment on same, make a false statement on a check, draft or written order, fraudulently post date same, providing prima facie evidence of the violation hereunder; providing penalties.
SB 178 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing that in all counties having a population of 350,000 inhabitants or more, an annual audit shall be made of all county books, records, and accounts of district, county and precinct officials, agents, or employees including all governmental units of the county, hospitals, farms, and other institutions of the county and all matters pertaining to the fiscal affairs of the county; providing that the first audit shall be made in 1960 and completed prior to December 31, 1960.
SB 196 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of Medical Assistance on behalf of recipients of public assistance.
SB 223 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to extend survivor benefits under the Teacher Retirement System to all teachers who shall have completed one year of creditable service.
SB 244 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Uniform Narcotic Drug Act relative to certain offenses committed by persons other than adults, and involving persons under nineteen (19) years of age; providing penalties for said offenses.
SB 245 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to defining the offense of encouraging or contributing to child delinquency and prescribing the punishment therefor.
SB 246 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by making it unlawful for any person to sell any liquor to any person under nineteen (19) years of age.
SB 302 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the election of directors of Water Control and Improvement Districts.
SB 333 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to require the joint conveyance of community real property by husband and wife.
SB 334 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to increase the salaries of the Judge of the County Court at Law of Tarrant County, Texas, and the Judge of the County Criminal Court of Tarrant County, Texas, and the Criminal District Attorney of Tarrant County, Texas.
SB 367 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by defining the offense of pandering and providing a penalty therefor.
SB 404 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts creating Haltom City Water Authority.
SB 411 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to the preservation of the public safety, regulating the business of automotive vehicle repair; defining certain offenses and prescribing the penalty therefor, and making other provisions for enforcement of this Act.
SB 435 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to the functioning of the Probate Court of Tarrant County and the County Court of Tarrant County in probate matters.
SB 448 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to the validation of the incorporation, boundaries, and governmental proceedings of certain cities and towns of five thousand (5,000) inhabitants or less.
SB 452 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to exempt veterans' organizations from payment of the admissions tax under certain conditions.
SJR 6 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Proposing an amendment increasing to three and one half per cent (3 1/2%) the maximum permissible interest rate on all bonds hereafter issued by the Board.
SJR 7 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the total amount of bonds or obligations that may be issued by the Veterans' Land Board shall be increased to Three Hundred Million Dollars ($300,000,000).
SJR 13 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Proposing an amendment so as to increase the amount authorized to be paid out of State funds for assistance payments to permanently and totally disabled persons to Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000) per year.
56th 1st Called Session
SB 9 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending statutes by increasing appropriations for the Blind Assistance Fund, Children's Assistance Fund and Old Age Assistance Fund.
56th 2nd Called Session
SB 8 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes by increasing allocation of funds to the Old Age, Blind, and Children Assistance Funds.
SB 26 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain home rule cities to pledge an ad valorem tax to the payment of airport operation and maintenance expense as a supplement to the revenues and income derived from the operation of their airport or airports.
SB 40 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of lenders engaged in the businesses of lending in amounts of less than $100 and $100 to $3,000 inclusive.
SB 46 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts to provide an option in the number and method of election of directors of water control and improvement districts.
56th 3rd Called Session
SB 7 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising territory contained in Tarrant County, Texas, to be known as Tarrant County-Pantego Water and Sewer District.
SB 9 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to increase the per diem of members of the State Board of Barber Examiners.
55th Regular Session
SB 9 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to remove the authority of the board of directors of a water control and improvement district to enter into contracts for the construction of works of improvement by private negotiation.
SB 23 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide for a senior college at Arlington State College.
SB 24 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to the management, control, and disposition by a married woman of her separate property, both real and personal, including her right to contract and be contracted with and sue and be sued; setting an effective date.
SB 25 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to eliminate the requirement of separate and privy acknowledgment of a married woman to instruments purporting to be executed by her and to eliminate the requirement of acknowledgment as an essential to the validity of certain instruments.
SB 30 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the felony offense of possession of certain types of firearms by persons convicted of certain felony offenses.
SB 31 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for the removal of any official of the State of Texas or subdivision thereof who refuses to testify concerning his official duties or his performance thereof on the ground of self-incrimination before any court or other duly authorized governmental agency.
SB 50 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to minimum wages of firemen and policemen in cities of ten thousand or more inhabitants, by increasing longevity pay.
SB 51 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale of pen raised game birds; providing for a commercial game bird breeder's license and fixing fee for same; fixing a penalty for a violation of this Act.
SB 75 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to increasing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and Criminal District Courts of this State; providing for and fixing their salaries; making an appropriation for payment of salary increases provided in this Act during the biennium beginning September 1, 1957.
SB 104 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to ophthalmic dispensers; amending the Texas Optometry Act .
SB 105 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Acts relating to mandatory continuances in court actions under certain circumstances where a party or an attorney for a party is a member of the Legislature.
SB 125 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to maximum working hours of policemen in cities of more than ten thousand inhabitants.
SB 161 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to the construction, acquisition and operation of automotive parking stations by cities and towns having a population of not less than 90,000 nor more than 300,000, and providing for the financing thereof.
SB 192 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for a more effective system of county administration of public schools.
SB 201 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to propagation of game animals and game birds by licensed game breeders, by adding a new section permitting game breeders to utilize for personal purposes game birds owned by them.
SB 207 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to organization, officers and compensation of the State Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences.
SB 208 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to fees payable to the State Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences by applicants for certificates issued by the Board.
SB 271 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment of longevity to Texas Highway Patrolmen and other commissioned peace officers of the Texas Department of Public Safety; making an appropriation.
SB 276 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to make workmen's compensation for county employees available to all counties under certain conditions.
SB 287 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Workmen's Compensation Law of the State of Texas by amending the definition of "average weekly wages" and providing a new method of computing the average weekly wage of an injured employee; increasing the maximum weekly rate of compensation.
SB 288 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to creating a County Employees' Civil Service in counties having a population of 350,000 inhabitants or more.
SB 322 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Archaeological Commission.
SB 350 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act to prohibit the sale of beer on Sunday for consumption on the premises except under certain conditions.
SB 403 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to establishing the Probate Court of Tarrant County.
SB 427 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making it lawful to take rough fish by spear fishing methods or with bow and arrow in the public fresh waters of the State of Texas.
SB 435 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing an appropriation for the erection of a tombstone in the State Cemetery at the grave of former State Senator Wayne W. Wagonseller.
SB 459 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; providing for annexation of some territory and detachment of other territory.
SB 475 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising territory contained within the City of Keller, to be known as the "North Tarrant County Municipal Water District," for the purpose of providing or acquiring a source or sources of water supply for municipal, domestic, industrial, and mining uses and processing and transporting the same and for the purpose of providing or acquiring storm sewers and a sanitary sewer system.
SJR 5 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas increasing the maximum payments per month for Old Age Assistance from State funds and to increase the total amount of State funds for Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to Dependent Children; making an appropriation.
54th Regular Session
SB 25 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for the assessment and collection of a fee in divorce cases filed in counties having a population of more than 350,000 inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census; providing that such monies collected shall be placed in a separate fund to be used for the purpose of helping defray the cost of maintaining the Child Support Office in the Probation Department of the county.
SB 26 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending what is sometimes known as the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Law; changing provisions relating to contributions payable by cities to the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund, benefits payable to beneficiaries of deceased members, and length of service for eligibility for benefits.
SB 48 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to exempt from payment of registration fees vehicles which are designed and used exclusively for firefighting.
SB 74 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by further defining the offense of breaking into a vehicle or entering a vehicle with for the purpose of committing a felony or the crime of theft.
SB 81 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to increase the salaries of the justices of the Supreme Court, the judges and commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the judges of the district courts and of the Criminal District Courts of the State of Texas; providing for and fixing their salaries; providing that this Act shall not repeal any law providing for supplemental salaries paid by the counties; providing a severability clause.
SB 101 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to repealing statutes relating to the practice of naturopathy and amending the Statutes known as the Healing Art Identification Act; providing for severability.
SB 102 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to regulation and control of dogs by the County Commissioners Court in areas subject to a rabies epidemic; amending certain Acts so as to make the law applicable to all areas of the State except areas within incorporated cities which have ordinances or other regulations requiring vaccination and registration of dogs.
SB 109 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to workmen's compensation to increase amount of compensation, weekly discount rates, etc.
SB 110 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to fix the penalty for molesting of minors at confinement in the county jail for a term not to exceed two (2) years, or by confinement in the penitentiary for any term not to exceed ten (10) years.
SB 111 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to fix the punishment for conviction of the offense of indecent exposure to minors at confinement in the county jail for a period not to exceed two (2) years, or by confinement in the penitentiary for any term of years not to exceed fifteen (15) years.
SB 112 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to fix the punishment for conviction of the offense for handling or fondling minors at confinement in the county jail for not less than thirty (30) days or more than two (2) years, or by confinement in the penitentiary for any term of years not to exceed twenty-five (25) years.
SB 139 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation district comprising the territory contained within the City of Haltom City in Tarrant County, Texas, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic and industrial use and processing ans transporting the same; providing for the annexation of additional territory thereto; providing for a board of directors for the government of said district; authorizing the district to do all tings necessary to make available for municipal and industrial uses, the water from streams within and without the district, water from underground sources, and water it may obtain by purchase, lease and operation contracts with cities, persons, firms, corporations and public agencies; authorizing the issuance of bonds and providing for the payment and security thereof; making applicable to the district, Title 52, as amended.
SB 140 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to conferring upon the Game and Fish Commission power and authority to regulate, by proclamation, order, rule, or regulation, the taking of the wildlife resources of this State subject to approval by the commissioners courts of the counties affected by the order, rule or regulation; making provisions relative to investigations by the Commission with respect to wildlife resources, adoption and enforcement of orders, rules and regulations, issuance of permits, issuance and forfeiture of licenses, and related matters; prescribing offenses and providing penalties.
SB 150 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing a salary increase for professional positions under the Foundation School Program Act; amending the Foundation School Program Act so as to increase from $402 to $600 the the additional salary provided for teachers; providing an operative date.
SB 158 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the allocation of funds from the "Clearance Fund" to the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", and the "Old Age Assistance Fund"; providing a limitation and restriction of expenditure of state funds for aid to the blind, for aid to dependent children, and for old age assistance; making an appropriation of the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", and the "Old Age Assistance Fund" for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955; providing for administrative expenses for the Aid to the Blind, the Aid to Dependent Children, and the Old Age Assistance Programs for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 247 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by increasing the number of members of the Livestock Sanitary Commission of the State of Texas from three to six; providing for the qualifications of each of the six members; providing for the term of office from two to six years so that one term of office will expire in two years; providing for the appointment of a Chairman of said Commission; and providing that the present members shall continue to hold office for the terms for which they have been appointed.
SB 249 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to permit common school districts with a scholastic population of 2500 or more to requisition textbooks in the same manner as city and town superintendents.
SB 250 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to designating the 11th day of November as Veterans Day.
SB 292 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to make it unlawful to sell beer at any time on Sunday except under certain conditions.
SB 306 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing that whoever steals any dog shall be guilty of a felony and prescribing the punishment therefor.
SB 307 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code to increase penalty to confinement in jail for Throwing Glass.
SB 308 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation on any public highway of any motor vehicle in which is installed a television receiver screen which is visible from the driver's seat; defining "public highway"; fixing a penalty.
SB 309 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to juvenile boards and juvenile officers in certain counties of the State; relating to designating the counties to which the Act applies and authorizing the Commissioners Court to grant members of the juvenile board a uniform increase in compensation not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) per year for each member.
SB 319 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to include in the classification of aggravated assault or battery certain acts against news reporters or news photographers; providing a severability clause.
SB 366 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to establishing the Probate Court of Tarrant County; to define the jurisdiction thereof and to conform to such change the jurisdiction of the County Court of Tarrant County; and providing for the transfer of matters and proceedings from the County Court of Tarrant County to said Probate Court of Tarrant County, declaring the validity in the transferred cases of writs and processes extant at the time of such transfer; granting said Court certain powers; providing for the practice and procedure in said Court, and for the terms of said Court, and the election, qualification and appointment of a Judge thereof, and the execution of a bond and oath of office, the filling of vacancies on said Court, and the election of appointment of a Special Judge.
SB 371 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to creating an additional District Court in Tarrant County, Texas to be known as the District Court for the 153rd Judicial District; providing the terms and jurisdiction for said Court; providing for the appointment of a District Judge for said Court; prescribing his powers, duties, term of office and compensation; providing for the appointment for the official court reporter for said Court; prescribing his qualifications, duties and compensation; providing for the appointment, designation and compensation of other officers of the Court.
SB 451 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the claim of the Estate of Dora M. Logan, Deceased, for overpayment of inheritance tax.
SJR 4 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an Amendment to Article I of the Constitution of the State of Texas, by adding thereto another section to be designated Section 15-a, providing that the Legislature may provide for trials in lunacy cases without a jury.
SJR 7 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, by adopting a new Section to be known as Section 51-b, giving the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to needy individuals, eighteen (18) years of age or older, who are permanently and totally disabled by reason of a mental or physical handicap, who are residents of the State of Texas, except that the individuals who are receiving aid for the permanently and totally disabled may not, during the same period of time, receive Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children; providing that the Legislature shall have the authority to accept from the Government of the United States financial aid for the permanently and totally disabled individuals; providing that the amount paid to any individual may not exceed Twenty ($20) Dollars a month out of State funds; providing anticipatory legislation; providing for the necessary proclamation, publication and election; and providing an appropriation therefor.
53rd Regular Session
SB 23 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to repealing all laws and parts of laws, general or special, which provide that, when an incorporated city or town having boundaries which coincide, in whole or in part, with the boundaries of an independent school district annexes to such city or town territory adjoining any such common boundary, the territory so annexed shall automatically become a part of such independent school district.
SB 29 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of motor vehicles in which are installed television receiver sets which are visible from the driver's seat; fixing a penalty.
SB 37 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Providing for certain presumptions which shall arise from the amount of alcohol in the defendant's blood at the time of the alleged offense, as shown by chemical analysis of the defendant's blood, urine, breath, or bodily substance, in any criminal prosecution for a violation of any law of this State relating to driving an automobile or other motor vehicle while intoxicated or while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
SB 48 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide certain requirements for the issuance of marriage licenses by county clerks.
SB 51 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for delay in hearing and granting of divorces; prohibiting decree of default, and authorizing jury trial.
SB 52 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that all counties having a population in excess of three hundred fifty thousand (350,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census may create the office of County Fire Marshal.
SB 56 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to prohibit remarriage by either party to a divorce within twelve months except to each other; declaring any such remarriage to be void; defining an offense and prescribing a penalty.
SB 62 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to remove mandatory requirement of written notices to appear to certain persons arrested for speeding; extending the time for notices to appear in court.
SB 66 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for the use of red lights by firemen on their personal automobiles in certain emergencies; requiring identification markers for such personal automobiles; requiring certain identification cards to be kept by firemen using red lights on such automobiles; describing the position for mounting red lights on such automobiles; prescribing penalties for the use of red lights by firemen in unauthorized ways.
SB 73 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing a procedure for increasing salaries of firemen and policemen in cities having certain population.
SB 93 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts regulating length of vehicles and combinations of vehicles; providing that no motor vehicle and mobile home combination shall exceed a total length of fifty-five feet; imposing certain conditions for the exemption of mobile homes form the limitations on length of other types of vehicles.
SB 183 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to Basic Sciences; increasing the penalty for unlawful practice of the healing arts, and redefining the use of professional designations in the practice of the healing arts.
SB 193 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code to include in the classification of aggravated assault or battery certain acts against news reporters or news photographers.
SB 201 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes by increasing fees for Resident Fishing Licenses.
SB 226 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to grounds for divorce, by changing the period of living apart without cohabitation as a ground for divorce from ten (10) years to seven (7) years.
SB 238 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes by changing the status of Arlington State College to a standard four year college and providing for a course of study for the same.
SB 244 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the publication or distribution of any book, magazine or other publication which rates or classifies or attempts to rate or classify the professional ability of certain professions; prescribing a penalty.
SB 273 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for the assessment and collection of a fee or tax in divorce cases filed in counties having four (4) or more District Courts sitting as a Juvenile Board; providing that such moneys collected shall be placed in a separate fund and administered by the Juvenile Boards of such counties for the purpose of maintaining a Child Support Office.
SB 274 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act, providing that Egg Nog, ice cream or other dairy product containing more than one-half of one per cent (1/2 of 1%) of alcohol by volume is within the definition of 'Alcoholic Beverage' as within the Act.
SB 282 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas to promulgate and adopt rules and regulations, to issue and enforce orders relating to sanitation, health and adequate shelter of railroad employees; to appoint an advisory committee composed of employers and employees on Texas railroads, prescribing the function of such committee, providing a penalty for the violation thereof.
SJR 3 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a four year term of office for elective State, district, county and precinct officers.
SJR 7 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to actual bona fide citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, and needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one (21) years, and needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years.
SJR 12 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same out of State funds to residents of Fraternal Homes if the resident meets other eligibility requirements for Old Age Assistance or Aid to the Blind; providing that the payments of such assistance from State funds shall not exceed Ten Dollars ($10.00) per month per recipient; providing that the payment of such assistance shall not be dependent upon the payment of assistance from the Federal Government on behalf of such recipients.
52nd Regular Session
HB 5 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful, except under the provisions of this Act, for any person to take menhaden fish from the tidal waters of this State for the purpose of barter, sale or exchange; prescribing the legislative policy with respect to menhaden fishing; providing for the licensing of menhaden fishermen and vessels engaged in taking menhaden; providing an open season on menhaden fish and regulating the use of seines and nets used in taking menhaden fish; prohibiting the sale, barter or exchange of edible aquatic products taking in such nets; providing a penalty.
HB 21 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts regulating cemetery associations; authorizing cemetery associations to make, adopt and enforce rules and regulations for the use, care, control, management, restriction and protection of cemeteries, defining the rights of cemetery lot owners.
HB 120 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to assenting to the provisions of Congress entitled "An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in fish restoration and management projects, and for other purposes," approved August 9, 1950.
HB 148 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing for vacations and minimum hours of work of firemen and policemen in certain cities; providing for exchange of hours.
HB 149 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing a Civil Service System for firemen and policemen in all cities having a population of ten thousand (10,000) or more inhabitants.
HB 178 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to the compensation of firemen and policemen in certain cities.
HB 239 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that whoever shall steal any dog shall be confined in the State penitentiary not more than one (1) year.
HB 257 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that any person who shall break and enter a vehicle for the purpose of committing a felony or misdemeanor shall be confined in the State penitentiary for not more than three (3) years; defining "vehicle" and "breaking and entering."
HB 265 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to prescribing the minimum salaries that may be paid to county treasurers who are compensated on a salary basis in this State; providing the method of fixing salaries of county treasurers.
HB 289 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful, except under the provisions of this Act, for any person to hunt, take, kill or possess any wild deer or wild turkey in this State at any time; prescribing the legislative policy with respect to the wild deer and wild turkey resources of this State; conferring upon the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission authority to regulate by proclamation, order, rule or regulation, the taking of the wild deer and wild turkey resources of this State; providing certain penalties.
HB 407 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing a Police Officer's Pension System in all cities of this State having a population of not less than one hundred and fifty thousand (150,000) inhabitants, nor more than four hundred thousand (400,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census.
HB 414 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulation of the practice of barbering; providing for licensing of barber shops and barber schools and colleges and fixing fees for licenses; providing a savings clause; providing for renewal of Certificate of Registration for barbers retiring for more than five (5) years.
HB 574 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Workmen's Compensation Law, subsequent injury, second-injury fund, etc.
HB 610 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing an increase in the pay of judges and clerks of general and special elections in all counties of this State having a population of more than one hundred ninety-eight thousand (198,000) inhabitants, and less than four hundred thousand (400,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 611 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that in all counties having a population of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) inhabitants or more, the Commissioners Court may contract with any incorporated volunteer fire department located outside the limits of any incorporated city or town in said county for the use of fire fighting equipment and service of the incorporated volunteer fire department for the purpose of fighting fires outside the limits of any incorporated city or town within the county upon terms and conditions mutually agreed upon.
HB 612 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to validating orders entered by county judges declaring the inhabitants of certain cities, towns or villages incorporated, setting forth the boundaries thereof and the mayor and aldermen of such cities, towns or villages; validating the corporate existence of such cities, towns or villages; providing that the officials named in such order shall constitute the officials of such city; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 613 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts regulating the length of vehicles and combinations of vehicles; providing that no motor vehicle and house trailer combination shall exceed a total length of fifty-five (55) feet; prohibiting such motor vehicle and house trailer combination from traveling public highways of this State during certain hours.
HB 651 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing that honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, marines, members of the air force and coast guard of the United States, nurses in military service of the United States, and all women in military service of the United States in the different auxiliaries who served on active duty after June 24, 1950, the beginning of the war in Korea, and wives and orphans of such honorably discharged personnel of the Armed Forces of the United States, shall be entitled to preference in appointment or employment over other applicants.
HB 776 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act to fix the penalty for conviction of the offense of molestation of minors at confinement in the penitentiary for any term not to exceed ten (10) years.
HB 777 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to fix the penalty for conviction of the offense of molestation of minors at confinement in the penitentiary for any term not to exceed fifteen (15) years.
HB 778 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to fix the penalty for conviction of the offense of molestation of minors at confinement in the penitentiary for any term not to exceed twenty-five (25) years.
HJR 6 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance and provide for the payment of same to bona fide citizens of the United States and residents of the State of Texas who are needy ages persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, needy blind persons over the age of sixteen (16) years; providing a maximum payment of Twenty-Five ($25) Dollars per month from State Funds for Old Age Assistance; providing for the acceptance of financial aid from the Government of the United Sates for such assistance.
HJR 19 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide a four year term of office for elective State, district, county and precinct offices and for members of the House of Representatives; staggering the terms of such offices by having certain holders of such offices be elected for terms of varying length in the November, 1952, general election; and providing for the necessary proclamation and election.
51st Regular Session
HB 58 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting fishing in the fresh waters of this State, outside of county of residence and adjacent counties thereto without fishing license, providing for issuance and form and fixing fees, of resident, and five-day fishing licenses; repealing all other laws, general or special or local, or parts thereof in conflict herewith; containing a saving clause.
HB 130 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending the State Bar Act so as to empower the Supreme Court to prescribe fees of not less than Five Dollars ($5) per annum per person for members of the State Bar to be paid to the Clerk of the Supreme Court and to be expended by the Court or under its direction for the purpose of the administration of the State Bar Act.
HB 207 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and the Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Justices of the District Courts and of the Criminal District Courts of the State of Texas; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 208 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to regulating the taking and transportation for sale and the sale of minnows from the fresh waters of this State; requiring and providing for issuance of bait dealer's license and of minnow vehicle licenses; providing an effective date for this Act; fixing suitable penalty and and licence forfeiture for failure to comply with this Act; providing an effective date; repealing conflicting laws or parts thereof; containing a saving clause.
HB 209 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to repealing the "Unauthorized Practice Act."
HB 210 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending previous Statutes relating to electric cooperatives.
HB 357 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for a secret ballot in all elections in Texas; amending previous Acts; providing for protection against fraud; providing for a savings clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act to the extent of such conflict only.
HB 385 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating amending a previous Act, to provide for compensation for all probation officers and the necessary expenses in the operation of their offices; to provide for automobiles for the use of the probation officers and to pay the expense and upkeep and maintenance, or in lieu thereof to allow the necessary automobile expense; providing a saving clause.
HB 391 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing a Police Officers Pension System in all cities of this State having a population of not less than one hundred and seventy-five thousand (175,000) inhabitants, nor more than two hundred and forty thousand (240,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 403 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person who has been convicted of a felony to have in his possession firearms of certain types or burglary tools of certain types away from the premises upon which he lives; defining terms; providing a penalty; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 412 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, pertaining to attorneys fees in judgments against persons or corporations.
HB 617 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the use of the State Board of Water Engineers in cooperation with the United States Geological Survey on a fifty-fifty basis for the biennium ending August 31, 1951, for the topographic mapping of the State and for the construction and operation of gaging stations on small tributary streams.
HB 878 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to allowing the Commissioners Court of each county in this State to purchase burial ground for the purpose of burying honorably discharged veterans of the armed forces of the United States of America, who may hereafter die without leaving sufficient means to defray funeral expenses.
HB 898 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the compensation of Constables and Deputy Constables in certain counties for the repair and maintenance of privately owned automobiles used by such Constables and their deputies in the discharge of official duties.
HB 940 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the floods on the Trinity River and its tributaries in Tarrant County, Texas, to be a public calamity; providing a severance clause; suspending all laws in conflict.
HB 955 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to permit the use of fruit jars with funnel attached for taking minnows for bait in the public waters of Texas; repealing conflict laws.
50th Regular Session
HB 39 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to prohibiting fishing in the fresh or salt waters of this State outside of county of residence without fishing license.
HB 369 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide for the adoption of minors; validating adoption; providing a severance or a saving clause.
HB 371 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the State Bar Act, so as to empower the Supreme Court to prescribe fees not exceeding Eight Dollars ($8) per annum per person to be paid to the Clerk of the Court and to be expended by the Court or under its direction for the purpose of the administration of the State Bar Act; providing that all laws or parts of laws in conflict with the Act are hereby repealed, but further that this shall not effect a repeal of, or in anywise impair, any existing rule adopted by the State Bar and promulgated by the Supreme Court or liability for dues prescribed by the Supreme Court before the effective date of this Act.
HB 454 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to providing that no action to enforce an implied lien growing out of exchange or partition of real property shall be brought after ten (10) years from the recording of the deed or other conveyance on which the lien is sought to be enforced.
HB 530 Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al.
Caption: Relating to enabling certain counties and cities to jointly build, establish, own and operate detention homes for juveniles.
HB 558 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to providing for the removal and regulation of removal by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission by crews or contracts of rough fish or turtles from the public fresh waters of this state; providing for disposition and expenditure of money received from sales of rough fish and turtles hereunder; defining "rough fish"; repealing conflicting laws or parts thereof, local, general or special.
HB 559 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making it a penal offense to intimidate, obstruct or interfere or to attempt to intimidate, obstruct or interfere with any witness in any court or before any officer in this State; prescribing a penalty.
HB 560 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to making it a felony, upon conviction for the second time, of entering any motor vehicle or removing and taking any thing of value therefrom or removing and taking any parts of a motor vehicle without the consent of the owner of such vehicle; prescribing a penalty for violation.
HB 561 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide that parolees shall not have firearms or tools usable for the accomplishment of burglary while on parole unless permission therefor be granted by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HB 842 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to regulating the taking and transportation for sale and the sale of minnows taken from the fresh waters of this State; fixing suitable penalty and license forfeiture for failure to comply with or for violation of this Act; providing an effective date for this Act; repealing conflicting laws or parts thereof; containing a saving clause.
HB 847 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation and expense allowance for Grand Jury Bailiffs in certain counties; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HJR 46 Author: Willis, Doyle
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize counties to levy a special hospital tax for the maintenance and operation of a county hospital.