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Legislation authored by Charles F. Herring

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

63rd Regular Session
SB 23 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain students from Nicaragua from tuition payments at state-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 30 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Creating the Texas Judicial Council for the continuous study of and report upon the judicial system of the state, for gathering judicial statistics and other data, and for devising methods for the improvement of judicial administration and procedure; prescribing the membership of such council and terms of office; prescribing its duties and Powers; providing for the payment of the necessary expenses of the council and its employees and members, including certain clerical expenses of the council, its officers and committees; providing for hearings and judicial remedies to compel attendance of witnesses and production of evidence; providing duties on the part of judges, judicial officers and personnel to furnish requested information and for enforcement of such duties.
SB 34 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Reforming the penal law; enacting a new penal code setting out general principles, defining offenses, and affixing punishments, making necessary conforming amendments to outside law; repealing replaced law.
SB 110 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the delineation and regulation of floodplains as defined in this Act and providing penalties and other remedies including enforcement by private persons.
SB 112 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contributions and benefits for certain firemen.
SB 332 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the severability of statutes.
SB 373 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Vetoed by Governor
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to grant temporary furloughs to inmates to obtain medical treatment and to attend to family emergencies.
SB 374 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement that expenditures from the Special Game and Fish Fund must be based on verified vouchers.
SB 375 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Relating to allocating certain unrefunded motor fuel tax receipts from motorboat fuels to the special boat fund; providing for uses for the special boat fund; providing for a transfer of funds.
SB 386 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prevention, care and treatment of chronic kidney disease; making certain findings concerning chronic kidney disease; recognizing its impact upon the citizens of Texas and declaring policy in regard thereto; creating a Division of Kidney Health Care within the State Department of Health and providing for its administration and organization; delegating power and authority to the State Board of Health to deal with all phases of chronic kidney disease problems; prescribing certain duties of the state treasurer and state auditor with reference to funds available for carrying out the Act; providing for repayment of certain treatment costs; providing for severability; providing a repealing clause.
SB 387 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain nonprofit societies, associations, and corporations for the negligence of agents and employees.
SB 388 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Regulating the sales of wine under certain circumstances.
SB 412 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the optional teacher retirement program; extending the right to participate in the program to certain persons; designating the types of annuities available; providing for the right of election to participate in the program.
SB 467 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the construction and operation of county-owned parking stations near county courthouses in counties with a population of 150,000 or more.
SB 609 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to donations of property to the University of Texas System, use of, and legal title to such donations; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 610 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a substitute member to the Board for Lease of University Lands under certain circumstances; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 611 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Sent to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to sale, exchange, or lease of the Brackenridge tract in Travis County, Texas; providing for severability; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 612 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Vetoed by Governor
Caption: Relating to the terms of office of the members of the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System.
SB 613 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the responsibility for the administration and enforcement of state building standards designed to aid and assist the physically handicapped; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 617 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to and authorizing payment of premiums for group life, health, accident, hospital, surgical and/or medical expense insurance for retired officers and employees of the Central Education Agency, the Texas Rehabilitation Commission, and the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System; prescribing limitations and provisions for payment of premiums.
SB 621 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the protection of charitable donation collection boxes from theft; defining an offense and providing penalties.
SB 725 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: To permit the sale of deer antlers.
SB 754 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: To regulate the licensing, inspection and operation of ambulances and ambulance services; to provide standards for the licensing of ambulances and of ambulance drivers, attendants and attendant drivers; to provide for renewal and revocation of licenses; to require written records and reports; providing a penalty for violations of this Act; repealing all conflicting laws; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency.
SB 804 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Rules failed to suspend
Caption: Relating to the creation of a board of radiologic (X-ray) technologists examiners within the State Department of Health; setting qualifications for applicants for license and for licensees; issuing, reviewing, suspending or terminating licenses; defining violations and penalties; providing for an appropriation.
SB 817 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Vetoed by Governor
Caption: Amending Sections 7, 9 and 24 of Chapter 382, Acts of the 56th Legislature, Regular Session, 1959, as last amended by Chapter 494, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971 (Article 6066d, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), providing for incorporation of existing liquefied petroleum gas wholesale and retail dealers without relicensing; providing for minimum storage requirements for retail and wholesale dealers but excepting certain dealers licensed prior to September 1, 1973, and certain other dealers; providing for relicensing after business cessation; amending the required insurance coverages; and declaring an emergency.
SB 847 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to functions and powers of the Texas Water Development Board; functions and powers of the Texas Water Quality Board; Texas Water Development Bonds; funding provisions.
SB 866 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Motion to suspend rules lost
Caption: Relating to the territorial restriction on town lot corporations; amending Article 4.05, Texas Mixcellaneous Corporation Laws Act (Article 1302-4.05, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
SB 867 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Section 2 of the Lower Colorado River Authority Act, Chapter 7, Acts of the 43rd Legislature, 4th Called Session, 1934, as amended (Article 8280-107, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) to authorize the Board of Directors to impose reasonable fees and charges to be used for the development and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities and control and charge for the use of certain lakes and islands for commercial purposes; and declaring an emergency.
SB 879 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Reported favorably as amended
Caption: Relating to the regulation of obscene and indecent exhibition or exposure of any persons, providing a penalty; amending Section 1, Article 474, Penal Code of Texas, 1925, as amended; and declaring an emergency.
SB 889 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payments made from the Bicentennial Fund; amending Subsection D, Section 4, Chapter 868, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969 (Article 6145-8, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
SB 898 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 253rd Judicial District composed of Caldwell, Comal and Hays Counties; prescribing in addition to its jurisdiction as a district court special jurisdiction over the county courts in said counties; amending Subchapter C, Judicial Districts Act of 1969, as amended (Article 199a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Section 3.049; and declaring an emergency.
SB 899 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Relating to membership, service, funding, and benefits and expense fund of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; providing an effective date; providing a saving clause; repealing conflicting laws; and declaring an emergency.
SB 924 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Adjutant General to accept and expend funds from federal and state agencies and political subdivisions.
SB 937 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Creating a County Court at Law Number 3 of Travis County, Texas; defining its jurisdiction; conforming the jurisdiction of the County Court of Travis County and other county courts at law of said county thereto; redefining the jurisdiction of the County Court of Travis County and the judge thereof; providing for the administration of such courts; fixing the terms of this court; fixing the salary and qualifications of the judge thereof; providing for the appointment and election of such judge and providing for his removal; providing a severability clause.
SB 977 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Authorizing the board of regents of the University of Texas System to levy and collect from each student attending The University of Texas at Austin a compulsory fee for establishing, operating, maintaining, improving, equipping, constructing, adding to, and/or remodeling the existing Texas Union building or buildings on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin as may be authorized by the Board of Regents; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 992 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to the presumption of date of death according to a certificate of death issued by the armed services.
SCR 5 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Providing for the appointment of joint committees for the purpose of canvassing votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and arranging for the Inaguration of the Governor-elect and the Lieutenant Governor-elect.
SCR 8 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Recommending the closing of state officess and departments at noon Tuesday, January 16, 1973.
SCR 13 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: In memory of President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
SCR 14 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Closing State Offices on Thursday, January 25, in Tribute to the President.
SCR 17 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of Max Hugo Starcke.
SCR 27 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Recommending that the Texas Highway Department acquire and set aside the undeveloped area near Interstate Highway 35 as a scenic easement.
SCR 37 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting Bateson Construction Co. et al permission to sue the State and the University of Texas.
SCR 40 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of James M. Clay.
SCR 60 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Recognizing the rights of state employees for parking spaces east of San Jacinto Street.
SCR 69 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Failed of adoption
Caption: Granting Arthur E. Postel permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 74 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Clarifying the precise public use of the property at Congress and 11th Streets.
SCR 85 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Observance of Good Friday.
SCR 92 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of Miss Octavia F. Rogan.
SCR 94 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Recommending practical experience as substitute for formal education requirement for instructors of practical arts in post-secondary craft and industrial training programs.
SCR 96 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Monument for the State Cemetery honoring Susanna Dickinson.
SCR 108 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Designating Joe Rader Roberts as State Artist for the year May 1, 1974 to April 30, 1975.
SCR 114 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Directing the Governor's Office to conduct a study to utilize science and technology in state government.
SCR 115 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: A resolution to suspend the rules to take up HB 1553.
SCR 124 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Authorizing Enrolling and Engrossing Clerk of the Senate to make certain corrections in the Conference Report on Senate Bill No. 714.
SJR 4 Author: Herring, Charles
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Amending the Texas Constitution to provide for a judicial system composed of a supreme court, courts of appeal, district courts, county courts, circuit courts, justice courts, and others; providing for election and the qualifications, tenure and retirement of judges; creating a judicial council and providing for the appointment and tenure of its members and prescribing its duties; providing for removal of judges under certain circumstances; providing for administration and financing of the judicial system, for membership and powers of a judicial qualifications commission, and providing transitional provisions.
SR 32 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to Fred W. Adams.
SR 33 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to Wilmer St. John Garwood.
SR 55 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Mrs. Frances Hellums Hudspeth.
SR 56 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Mrs. Kate Jenkins Decherd.
SR 57 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Mrs. Jessie Daniel Ames.
SR 58 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial Resolution for William Fritz.
SR 59 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Lucile M. Bloor.
SR 60 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Herb Wilson on his retirement.
SR 61 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Mrs. Thurlow Brush Weed.
SR 68 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending James C. Dingwall on his retirement.
SR 74 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Claude Pharies.
SR 75 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Captian Merle E. Wells.
SR 76 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Herbert O. Paul.
SR 99 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial Resolution for Mrs. Mary Lou Culberson.
SR 101 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to 5th grade class from Wooldridge School and their teacher Mrs. Jeanne Smith.
SR 106 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to 6th grade students from Texas School for the Blind, and their teachers.
SR 121 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Pillow Elementary School, and their teachers and principal, Mr. Jones.
SR 123 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Congratulating resolution for Charles A. Schnabel.
SR 127 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Bert Brown.
SR 128 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Thomas J. Butler.
SR 129 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Charles F. Dellana.
SR 130 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Woodlawn Baptist Church accident victims.
SR 145 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to fourth, fifth and sixth grade classes from St. Elmo Elementary School.
SR 163 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. J. B. Copeland on his retirement.
SR 182 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Judge James Wooten McClendon.
SR 183 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Howard E. Johnson.
SR 200 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Texas League of Women Voters.
SR 208 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. Glevis W. Cleveland.
SR 210 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Dill Elementary School.
SR 211 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from the Redeemer Lutheran School.
SR 217 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Rosedale Elementary School.
SR 244 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Mary Lee School.
SR 262 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Lanier High School.
SR 266 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Maplewood Elementary School.
SR 268 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Campbell School.
SR 275 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Mary Lee School.
SR 277 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Ridgetop Elementary School.
SR 287 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for T. B. "Tenon" Field.
SR 308 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from St. Martin's Lutheran Day School.
SR 309 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Maplewood School.
SR 310 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Allison Elementary School.
SR 331 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Pecan Springs.
SR 332 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Riley Elementary School students.
SR 354 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for William H. Schroeder, Sr.
SR 355 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Richard T. Fleming.
SR 391 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Charles Merle Goodnight.
SR 392 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending the Silver Spurs for their assistance to the March of Dimes.
SR 395 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Leona Doss Elementary School.
SR 417 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Murchison Junior High School in Austin.
SR 422 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Gullett School.
SR 442 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Texas School for the Deaf.
SR 443 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Eanes School.
SR 471 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Jean Rey.
SR 480 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to fourth grade class from Palm Elementary School.
SR 481 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Asian Student Leaders.
SR 561 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Julian Montgomery.
SR 573 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Marian Kazen.
SR 579 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending pages of the Senate.
SR 590 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Mildred Oppenheimer, et al.
SR 607 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert McCarther on the birth of their daughter.
SR 655 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Wooldridge School.
SR 702 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Austin community for Pet Parade of Austin Aqua Festival.
SR 730 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mortimer "Bud" Sprague.
SR 731 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to John Hardesty, Honorary Page.
SR 736 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Urging University of Texas Board of Regents to provide physical facilities for a Faculty Center.
SR 743 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to government students from Hays Senior High School.
SR 749 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from LBJ Elementary School.
SR 764 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Florence Parke Rossy.
SR 765 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Alden Davis.
SR 816 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome and commendations to Sgt. Ken Wallingford.
SR 826 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Commissioner of Agriculture John C. White for promoting Texas Agricultural Products.
SR 840 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Doug Harrington and their two children, Douglas Roy Harrington, Jr. and Dana Michelle Harrington.
SR 876 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Requesting State Board of Insurance to take certain factors inconsideration in an effort to lessen the burden imposed by the passage of S.B. 283 (Workmen's Compensation premium rate adjustments).
SR 880 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Directing Governor's office with assistance of Joint Council on State-University relations, to study new technology to solve problems of State.
SR 894 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Senate Parliamentarian Dr. June Hyer.
SR 896 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Steve Oaks for his services in state government.
SR 906 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk and Technical Supervisor.
SR 907 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Tommy Townsend and his staff for their services.
SR 908 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Alex Martinez and his staff for services rendered.
SR 909 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Mrs. Madge Steinle and Staff Services for efficient and loyal assistance.
SR 910 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending floor personnel for valuable and loyal services.
SR 911 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Charles A. Schnabel for loyalty and friendship he has shown for each member.
SR 929 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to exchange property with the Lower Colorado River Authority.
62nd Regular Session
SB 16 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing standards for agency practice (The Administrative Procedure Act).
SB 17 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to regulating the licensing, inspection and operation of ambulances (Texas Ambulance Licensing Law).
SB 18 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to conveying and granting to the Austin Independent School District all right, title and interest of the State of Texas in and to property in the Original City of Austin for public educational purposes.
SB 19 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the use of county employees and equipment to construct, maintain, or improve private roads in certain counties.
SB 65 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund in certain cities.
SB 66 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the practice of law and providing that law students, while attending a law school approved by the Supreme Court of Texas, may assist licensed attorneys in the trial of cases under rules promulgated by such Supreme Court.
SB 67 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to deleting therefrom the requirement that reports of Highway Department employment physical examinations be notarized by the examining physician.
SB 68 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and regulating the use and performance of chemical tests of blood, breath and urine under certain conditions of motor vehicle drivers to determine intoxication.
SB 117 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the issuance of permits for and the regulation of mass gatherings; providing a penalty for violations.
SB 174 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the governing instruments of private foundations and nonexempt split-interest trusts to require certain distributions, prohibit certain self-dealing, prohibit excess business holdings, describe authorized investments, and prohibit certain expenditures.
SB 175 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the Texas Professional Association Act.
SB 182 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating a Texas State Judicial Council for Adult Probation.
SB 215 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to salaries of certain county officials.
SB 216 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to allowing eligible members of the Employees Retirement System to claim service as a Criminal District Attorney, County Attorney performing the duties of a District Attorney, as a member of certain Statewide Boards or Commissions, and as a judge of certain courts as creditable service under Employees Retirement System of Texas on making certain payments into the system.
SB 232 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to affecting the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 250 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to reforming the penal law; enacting a new Penal Code.
SB 269 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado River Authority Act," as amended, to increase the aggregate principal amount of bonds which the District may issue.
SB 278 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the establishment, maintenance, support, and administration of the University of Texas System Environmental Science Park.
SB 286 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing boards of the State institutions of higher education to commission as peace officers campus security personnel, if such persons to be commissioned have been certified as qualified peace officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education.
SB 324 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to appropriating funds to Southwest Texas State University for replacement or repair of facilities and equipment destroyed or damaged by fire.
SB 325 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund in certain cities.
SB 412 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the transfer of the land of the Confederate Woman's Home from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the State Building Commission.
SB 468 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for more representation on the Hospital Advisory Counsel to include at least one representative particularly concerned with education or training of health professionals.
SB 489 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Authorizing the State Building Commission or such Commission's successor in function to grant such easements and rights-of-way on behalf of the State of Texas as shall be necessary to construct, improve, renovate, use and operate project facilities for any State agency on any project administered by the State Building Commission.
SB 490 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing occupational and technical training and support courses on branch campuses and centers or extensions of Central Texas College in Bastrop, Blanco, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties. (See HB1009)
SB 514 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to licenses, categories, activities, fees and insurance requirements for certain persons and dealers of liquefied petroleum gas, commonly known as "the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code."
SB 515 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of the 200th and 201st Judicial Districts to be composed of the County of Travis.
SB 531 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to defining the term "Occupational" death or disability; providing an effective date.
SB 532 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to making a supplemental appropriation to the Board of Architectural Examiners; increasing the salary of the Executive Secretary.
SB 533 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Secretary of State of Texas to administer oaths, affidavits, and affirmations.
SB 534 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the liability for damages of persons engaged in the transplantation or transfusion of human tissues and blood and related purposes; providing penalties.
SB 535 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating the State of Texas Building Materials and Systems Testing Laboratory, including a Technical Testing and Evaluation Council.
SB 568 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing that in all cases, except capital, where State is seeking death penalty, the trial judge shall assess penalty, may grant probation, pre-sentence investigation, etc.
SB 569 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the joinder of two or more offenses in the same indictment, information, or complaints; providing for the joinder of two or more defendants in the same indictment, information or complaint.
SB 597 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for Workmen's Compensation for state employees.
SB 604 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the filing and recording of subdivision plats and requirements for subdivisions in unincorporated areas in the state.
SB 605 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the authority of the State Health Officer to define what shall constitute Grade "A" milk and milk products and to fix specifications, rules or regulations for the production and handling of Grade "A" milk and milk products.
SB 606 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the governance, operation, support, and maintenance of the University of Texas System and the component institutions of the University of Texas System.
SB 607 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to act to be known as the Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971, providing for and regulating the authorization, issuance and delivery of such certificates by certain cities and counties for the payment of contractual obligations.
SB 632 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing that all members of the State Board of Public Accountancy may be certified public accountants.
SB 633 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to Public Accountancy Act to increase maximum annual permit fee, reinstatement fee, maximum fee for reciprocal certificate, for first and subsequent examinations.
SB 634 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for a cost of living adjustment of firemen's pension allowances and firemen's beneficiaries' allowances in certain cities.
SB 635 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the District Attorney of the 22nd Judicial District of Texas to employ certain necessary employees.
SB 719 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Water Quality Act to authorize the regulation of the disposal of sewage which is disposed of by methods other than by means of disposal systems operated under a permit issued by the Texas Water Quality Board.
SB 720 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to Death Benefit Plans, and providing that the optional plans now provided for members who complete twenty (20)or more years of creditable state service in Texas be extended to members who complete ten (10) or more years of creditable state service but less than twenty (20) years of such creditable service, and that the benefits under such plans now authorized for the surviving spouses or minor children of such members, including the choice of an option by the surviving spouse, or guardian of the surviving minor children, in the event the member failed to make a selection before death, be extended also to include members who complete ten (10) years but less than thirty (30) years of creditable state service in Texas.
SB 738 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to removing the requirement that no child living within the city limits of a city having a public transportation system may be eligible for transportation to school at State expense unless he resides more than two miles from the transportation service, measured by the nearest practical route.
SB 753 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the liability of volunteer firemen and volunteer fire departments for damage done to private property.
SB 754 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing Group Life, Accident and Health Insurance and Benefits Coverages on employees of the State of Texas.
SB 755 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the official shorthand reporters of the District Courts of Travis County, Texas.
SB 756 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement for a bidder's affidavit and requiring a bidder's certification on each bid certifying that the bidder has not violated the antitrust laws of Texas or the Federal antitrust laws.
SB 757 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to regulating the use of the term "Texas Agricultural Product" and symbols connected with that term.
SB 800 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to pollution control, sewage disposal, and preservation of natural resources by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 831 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment and operation of a Personal Bond Program in certain counties.
SB 832 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Authorizing the Texas State Department of Health to receive by gift certain land in Nueces County for public health purposes.
SB 833 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Water Quality Act, by adding a new section relating to the discharge of waste to disposal systems owned and operated by local governments.
SB 834 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Water Quality Act, relating to the delegation of functions and powers by the Texas Water Quality Board to local governments.
SB 835 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the development of water quality management plans for the State and for designated areas of the State.
SB 836 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Water Quality Act, relating to water pollution control and abatement programs by certain cities.
SB 887 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the creating of office of district attorney for the 26th Judicial District.
SB 902 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to changes in certain definitions and in the scope of inspections activities, authorizing the Commissioner to refuse to register, or to cancel wholesale drug business registrations for violation of the Texas Uniform Narcotic Act and the Texas Dangerous Drug Act, and making the Act conform more to federal law.
SB 917 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to changing the court day in the 21st Judicial District from Monday to Tuesday.
SB 938 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to exempting certain construction projects of the Texas Agriculture Department from Building Commission action.
SB 984 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the jurisdiction of the county court and the county courts at law of Travis County and the salaries of the judges of the county courts of law.
SB 992 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of the 199th and 200th Judicial Districts to be composed of the County of Travis.
SB 1009 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Department of Agriculture to receive and hold for processing export-import livestock and other animals.
SCR 2 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Providing for Joint Committees to canvass votes in the general election for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and to arrange for the inauguration.
SCR 5 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Authorizing and directing the State Board of Control to convey certain land to the City of Austin.
SCR 12 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending wishes to Howard P. Steinle on his retirement as Sectetary of the Board of Law Examiners.
SCR 13 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Providing for a Joint Session on Friday, February 12 1971, to pay tribute to Texans held in prisoner-of-war camp and to thier families.
SCR 17 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending KLRN-TV.
SCR 24 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Inviting Governor Smith to address a Joint Session of The Texas Legislature on February 18, 1971
SCR 25 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Inviting astronauts to State Capitol for opening of Apollo 11 exhibit.
SCR 26 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending invitation to visit Apollo 11 exhibit and commending participants in project.
SCR 40 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of John D. Cofer.
SCR 63 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Requesting all State Departments and Institutions to be closed for half day, Good Friday, April 9, 1971
SCR 73 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: In memory of James M. Dellinger.
SCR 86 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Providing for the creation of a Study Committee on Traffic Court Reorganization.
SCR 87 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Reconstituting Committee for Study of Land Use and Environmental Control.
SCR 96 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Authorizing State of Texas to accept contributions for the acquisition of a site for a statewide museum.
SCR 104 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Granting George Schaefer permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 105 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Granting Gordon Carlson permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 106 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Granting William J. Moltz,Jr. permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 107 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Granting Fred E. Geiger permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 108 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Granting Bettye Baldwin permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 109 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Granting Howard C. Anderson permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 110 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Granting Ivan Stout permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 115 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Recognizing and commending donors of McKinney Falls State Park for their unselfish gift to the State of Texas.
SCR 117 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Authorizing the Enrolling Clerk of the House of Representatives to make certain corrections in H.B. No. 43.
SCR 123 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Recalling S.B. No. 902 from the Governor in order that certain corrections may be made.
SCR 129 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Providing for the creation of an interim committee to study Texas vacancy laws.
SR 11 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Stephen J. Matthews.
SR 12 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Colonel Morris Schwartz.
SR 17 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Max H. Bickler.
SR 20 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to 7th Grade Class from Martin Junior High School.
SR 35 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Will J. Rogers.
SR 36 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Mary Erhard Brieger.
SR 37 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Lloyd Sheffield.
SR 39 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Government Classes of Westlake High School.
SR 46 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Patrick Dean Rosen.
SR 47 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Harry Benge Crozier.
SR 48 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Walter C. Hornaday.
SR 57 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students of government classes of Westlake High School.
SR 63 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Mary Young.
SR 99 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Expressing gratitude to directors of the Peace Officers' Foundation.
SR 104 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students of Sixth Grade of Hill Elementary School, of Austin.
SR 105 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students of H.E. Becker Elementary School,of Austin.
SR 106 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students of Fifth Grade of Casis Elementary School, of Austin.
SR 117 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Senator Hightower for excellence he has achieved in renovation of the east wing of the Capitol.
SR 151 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to citizens from Austin State Hospital.
SR 154 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students from Walnut Creek Elementary School.
SR 165 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to sociology class from Huston-Tillotson College.
SR 178 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students from Fourth Grade, Becker Elementary School.
SR 214 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending commendation to Major K. R. Herbert.
SR 272 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extening welcome to teacher and third grade students from Maplewood Elementary School.
SR 273 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and fourth grade students from Becker Elementary School.
SR 274 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and fifth grade students from Barton Hills Elementary School.
SR 292 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Bastrop Republican Women's Federation.
SR 293 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to class from Texas School for the Blind.
SR 303 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and fifth grade class from Barton Hills School.
SR 304 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and seventh grade class from Georgetown Junior High School.
SR 309 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students of Del Valle Elementary School.
SR 338 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Clare Ogden Davis.
SR 339 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of E.A. "Doc" Woods, Sr.
SR 368 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students of Sixth Grade, Walnut Creek Elementary School.
SR 389 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to sixth grade students from St. Elmo Elementary School.
SR 401 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students of Travis Heights Elementary School of Austin.
SR 436 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students, fifth grade, Becker Elementary.
SR 448 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, fifth grade Walnut Creek Elementary.
SR 465 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, Special Education, Manor Junior High School.
SR 466 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, civics and history classes, Leander High School.
SR 467 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and fifth grade students, Cunningham Elementary School.
SR 468 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to Members of Texas League of Women Voters.
SR 474 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, sixth grade, Travis Heights Elementary School.
SR 475 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and first grade students, Teavs State School for the Deaf.
SR 489 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to 1970 Longhorn Football Team.
SR 493 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of C.V. Carson, Sr.
SR 494 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Dr. James Murphy Holloway.
SR 513 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Teachers and Students, Fifth Grade, Cunningham Elementary School.
SR 545 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to David Crockett High School Students for Texas Independence day program.
SR 550 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher, second and third grade students, Oak Springs Elementary School.
SR 578 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, sixth grade, Travis Heights Elementary School.
SR 583 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teaher and students, Fifth Grade, Cunningham Elementary School.
SR 590 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, Sixth Grade, Brentwood Elementary School.
SR 611 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and first grade students , Barton Hills elementary School.
SR 613 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, seventh grade Social Studies Class, Porter Junior High School.
SR 614 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students, sixth grade, Brentwood Elementary School.
SR 616 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to Chief Corpsman Joe Cannon Froh on his retirement.
SR 641 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, sixth grade, Sacred Heart School.
SR 642 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Margrit Gerber of Switzerland and Mrs. Edward Nitschke of Austin.
SR 648 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and Fifth Grade Class, Travis Heights Elementary.
SR 678 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Bergstrom Officers' Wives' Club.
SR 696 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Margaret Montgomery Quinn.
SR 702 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students, Odom Elementary School.
SR 716 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students, Texas School for the Blind.
SR 724 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students of Kyle, Buda and Wimberly.
SR 733 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of John Oliver Abbett.
SR 735 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and government students, Johnston High School.
SR 741 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students, Smithville High School.
SR 742 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and fifth grade students, Travis Heights Elementary School.
SR 751 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students, fifth grade, Ortega Elementary School.
SR 764 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Tom K. Wood.
SR 768 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, fifth grade, St. Elmo Elementary School.
SR 780 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, Florence Junior High School.
SR 782 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Extending appreciation to William E. "Rooster" Andrews.
SR 806 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Expressing birthday wishes to Senator W. E. "Pete" Snelson.
SR 820 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and government classes, Johnston High School.
SR 832 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Mrs. Hazel O'Quinn for her years of service as member of staff.
SR 835 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Harlie P. Gillespie.
SR 837 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, 5th grade class, I.W. Popham Elementary School.
SR 880 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Designating Connie Renee Schneider as Honorary Girl Page of the Senate of the 62nd Legislature.
SR 887 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Sponsor and Students, Reilly Elementary School.
SR 888 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students, Fifth Grade, Zavala Elementary.
SR 930 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to sponsor and classes from School for the Blind.
SR 938 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Miss Jeannette Giles.
SR 939 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Elmore R. Torn.
SR 943 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending sincere appreciation to Air Force Sgt. Robert L. Jones for one-man fund raising drive to save the lives of two Austin youths.
SR 956 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to sponsors and senior class from Bastrop High School.
SR 961 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of J.M. Falkner.
SR 962 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Claude W. Voyles.
SR 963 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of R.H. "Dick" Kercheville.
SR 970 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending appreciation to Secretaries of America during "Secretaries' Week," April 18-24.
SR 990 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and sixth grade students, St. Paul's Lutheran School.
SR 995 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and third grade class from Reilly Elementary School, Austin.
SR 1018 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Expressing high regard of Senate for Senator David Ratliff and wishing him a happy birthday.
SR 1025 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and three first grade classes from Lucy Read Elementary School.
SR 1046 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teacher and students, Fifth Grade Class, Norman Elementary School.
SR 1056 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome and invitation to Chorgemein Schaft "Lied Hoch" Singers from Germany to visit Capitol and sing in Senate chamber on May 5, 1971.
SR 1057 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to Hank Chapman, named "Distinguished Coach" by College Swimming Coaches of America
SR 1089 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Blanco Elementary School students and Coach Rich.
SR 1090 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Government Class. Blanco High School.
SR 1097 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students and sponsor from Casis Elementary School.
SR 1108 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students, sixth grade, I. W. Popham Elementary School.
SR 1112 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending support of May First as Loyalty Day.
SR 1113 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to Texas Industrial Commission on their efforts in compiling a book about Texas Industries.
SR 1130 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending appreciation to T.C. Calhoun on his retirement as Principal of Kealing Junior High School.
SR 1137 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to teachers and students of fifth grade class, Odom Elementary Class.
SR 1152 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to sixth grade students from Round Rock Central Elementary.
SR 1153 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to sisth grade students from Smithville Elementary.
SR 1154 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Government students from Elgin High School
SR 1164 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to sixth grade class, Baker Elementary school.
SR 1173 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Expressing the wish that Freddie Joe Steinmark soon be returned to health.
SR 1190 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to eigth grade students from Fulmore Junior High School.
SR 1213 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Leonard Coe Scruggs.
SR 1215 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending commendation to the Reverend Louis Pabor on his 30 years of rewarding service in the ministry.
SR 1221 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Social Studies students from Murchison Junior High.
SR 1226 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to the Reverend R.D. Wade.
SR 1227 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Samiuddin Zhouand of Afghanistan.
SR 1237 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to the fourth grades from Leander Elementary School.
SR 1266 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Honoring The Austin Board of Realtors in the week of May 23 through May 29, 1971, National Realtors Week.
SR 1267 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Providing for the creation of an interim committee to be known as the "Agricultural and Industrial Study Committee".
SR 1272 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to sixth grade students, Leona Doss Elementary School.
SR 1315 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Henry H. Luedecke.
SR 1352 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Dr. Beverly Sutton for her service to the State of Texas.
SR 1353 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of James C. Tuttle.
SR 1354 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Frank E. Montgomery.
SR 1366 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to the newly-elected and installed Mayor and City Council of Austin, Texas.
SR 1394 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to coaching staff and Reagan Raiders football team, National High School Football Champions for 1970.
SR 1401 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to the classes from Lockhart Elementary School.
SR 1422 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Dill Elementary School of Austin.
SR 1423 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to students from Kealing Junior High School of Austin.
SR 1452 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Arlene Morse, Polly Miller, Minnie Meier, Betty King, Florence Cotten and Katy Gibbs for their work during the 62nd regular session.
SR 1483 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the staff of the Texas Legislative Service for their service and cooperation.
SR 1484 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Mrs. Alden Davis for her dedicated efforts to make Austin an even more beautiful and appealing place to live.
SR 1495 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to miss Shannon Kilgore designating her as an Honorary Page of the Senate.
SR 1499 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Jim Novy.
62nd 1st Called Session
SB 4 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing SB 984 of the 62nd Legislature relative to salaries of judges of County Courts of Law No. 1 and No.2 of Travis County.
SB 9 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the jurisdiction of the county court and the county courts at law of Travis County and the salaries of the judges of the county courts at law.
62nd 2nd Called Session
SCR 6 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Providing that all state departments and institutions be closed for half day on good Friday, March 31, 1972.
SCR 18 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Urging the Governor of Texas to declare on week of the year as Texas Law Enforcement Student Week.
SR 54 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Miss Leah Moncure.
SR 114 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending Dr. E.W. Doty on an outstanding career in music and education.
62nd 3rd Called Session
SCR 3 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Congratulating Austin Cerebral Palsy Center on its twenty-fifth anniversary of service to the citizens of Austin and Travis County.
SCR 4 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Captain James L. Buford.
SCR 20 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Max Hugo Starcke.
SR 70 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending welcome to Democratic and Republican nominees for the State Senate.
SR 210 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending congratulations to Duwaine Callison on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 270 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Commending citizens of Austin for efforts in making the Pet Parade part of Austin Aqua Festival.
SR 336 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Rovena Wright Phares.
SR 344 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Memorializing Congress to exercise its power to prevent the Department of Health, Education and Welfare from placing financial assistance and other medical assistance programs in states in jeopardy because of the state's failure or refusal to assume financial responsibility, even in part, for illegal aliens residing within the borders of the state.
SR 349 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Extending appreciation to Charles A. Schnabel for his service as Secretary of the Senate.
SR 350 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Expressing appreciation to members of Senate staff for outstanding service.
62nd 4th Called Session
SCR 20 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Congratulating the Silver Spurs of the University of Texas on the occasion of the 5th birthday of Bevo IX.
61st Regular Session
SB 19 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the appointment, compensation and duties of a shorthand reporter for the 26th Judicial District of Texas.
SB 44 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the carrying or using of bows, crossbows, firearms, or other weapons on lands owned by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 45 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing Statutes relating to the requirement of courses in Government or Political Science for a baccalaureate degree or academic certificate or for a certification to teach in the public schools of this state; repealing Statutes relating to the requirement of American History or its equivalent in Texas history for a baccalaureate degree or academic certificate from a college or university receiving state support or aid; providing an effective date.
SB 55 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to the state employees retirement system.
SB 85 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been and are acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
SB 89 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to certain limitations on benefits payable to beneficiaries of deceased members of the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund in certain cities.
SB 92 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the joinder of two or more offenses in the same indictment, information, or complaint; providing for the joinder of two or more defendants in the same indictment, information, or complaint.
SB 103 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the State Bar Act.
SB 104 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to including an attempt to obtain any dangerous drug over the telephone or by forging prescriptions or knowingly have possession of such a prescription as a prohibited act; providing a penalty for violations for any provisions of this Act; providing an increased penalty for subsequent convictions; providing that required records be accessible to officials and employees engaged in the enforcement of the Act.
SB 105 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating a Texas State Board of Landscape Architects; definitions, exemptions, creating a board, prescribing qualifications, terms of office, etc.
SB 106 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the annual salary of assistants to the county school superintendent in certain counties.
SB 142 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to days designated as legal holidays.
SB 143 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to willfully interfere with any fireman, policeman, or other peace officer in the lawful discharge of his duties, or with any doctor, nurse, or ambulance attendant while any such persons are in the exercise of functions intended to control, reduce or contain injury to persons or property during a riot, civil disturbance, or other public disaster; defining terms; providing penalty for violation.
SB 144 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing that in all cases, except capital cases where the State is seeking the death penalty, the trial judge shall assess the penalty; providing that the judge may grant probation; providing that the judge may cause to be made for his consideration in assessing the punishment a pre-sentence investigation.
SB 147 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending, revising, and rearranging the Texas Water Quality Act of 1967 to improve the structure of the Act and to provide for more effective control of water quality in this state; continuing the current board members in office.
SB 187 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to establishing and providing a special facility for the mentally ill and mentally retarded; regulating and providing for the operation of same.
SB 212 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to the practice of law and providing that law students, while attending a law school approved by the Supreme Court of Texas, may assist licensed attorneys in the trial of cases under rules promulgated by such Supreme Court.
SB 213 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to increasing the Texas Union Student fee at the University of Texas at Austin.
SB 214 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to establish and maintain a dental branch of The University of Texas System in Travis County, Texas, to be known as The University of Texas Dental School at Austin.
SB 218 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the legitimacy and legitimation of children; making available the rights and privileges of legitimacy to a legitimated child; providing for procedures for establishing the paternity of a child born out of wedlock; creating a civil cause of action for paternity; providing for the liability of the parents of such child for its support and maintenance; providing a penalty for false accusation or statement regarding paternity; providing for the correction of birth certificates; fixing an effective date.
SB 219 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to extend by rule and regulation the full range of programs and scope of services provided for under the Federal laws as they now read or as they may hereafter be amended and any rules or regulations promulgated pursuant thereto; authorizing the Department to enter into agreements to implement these programs and services; authorizing the Department to accept funds from public and private sources, expend and/or transfer such funds; deleting the specific divisions within the Department and authorizing the Commissioner to create such divisions as are appropriate; amending the residence requirements for applicants for Aid to the Blind, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disables, Aid to Families with Dependent Children and Old Age Assistance; fixing an effective date.
SB 220 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to Southwest Texas State College, to replace property lost by fire.
SB 248 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person 21 years of age and over to sell, furnish, barter, trade, administer, or give, or to offer to furnish, sell, barter, trade, administer, or give to any person under 21 years of age any narcotic drug, as defined; providing a penalty.
SB 249 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing a section of the Urban Renewal Law.
SB 290 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the District Attorney of the 53rd Judicial District; providing for Assistants and office personnel; providing for salaries.
SB 327 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing the Article that requires that a state agency or political subdivision of the state file with the Secretary of State a copy of each contract or agreement that it enters with the federal government.
SB 328 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to disposition of fees; compensation of members of Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
SB 330 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the accounting of and responsibility for state property.
SB 440 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to transfer by the Texas Department of Health to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System of fee simple title and the control and management of certain properties in Bastrop County, Texas.
SB 466 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of interests in investment trusts and mutual funds by trustees under Uniform Common Trust Act.
SB 467 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code pertaining to the compensation of executors and administrators.
SB 468 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to declaring that the Uniform Common Trust Fund Act shall for all purposes be considered a portion of the Texas Trust Act.
SB 469 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Business and Commerce Code by providing that signatures may be guaranteed by any incorporated bank in the United States and all unincorporated banks licensed to do business in Texas or any member of the New York Stock Exchange or officers or agents thereof.
SB 470 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Business and Commerce Code to make certain that National Banking Associations are included thereunder.
SB 471 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the Rule Against Perpetuities; providing that no interest in property is either void or voidable if and to the extent that it can be reformed or construed within the limits of the Rule; authorizing the Courts of this State to make such reformation, if need be, within the limits of the cy pres doctrine; prescribing the applicability of the Act.
SB 472 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain land by the Board of Regents, State Senior Colleges, to the United States.
SB 494 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to salaries of Assistant County Attorneys of certain counties.
SB 509 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the authorization, establishment, and operation of certain centralized services and facilities to be used by certain state governmental agencies, and to the duties and powers of the Board of Control and of the State Auditor.
SB 574 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relating to the eligibility of certain groups or associations of public employees to be policyholders under group life insurance contracts; authorizing the payment of premiums in whole or in part from funds contributed by the employer or by the insured under any such policy; requiring that a certain percentage of persons eligible to be insured under a proposed policy elect to be so insured; etc.
SB 589 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to enacting the Texas Professional Corporation Act; authorizing the establishment and regulation of corporations rendering a professional service.
SB 590 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to revising the procedures relating to bail.
SB 595 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to authorize certain investments by corporate guardians.
SB 596 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Board of Examiners in Watchmaking, and the licensing and regulation of persons engaged in the practice of watchmaking; providing for a penalty.
SB 606 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Criminal Justice Council to plan and conduct a research and demonstration study of probation; providing an appropriation.
SB 660 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to adding houses, buildings, theaters and other structures in which obscene motion pictures are shown to persons under 21 years of age to the definition of a disorderly house, providing that certain provisions shall not be applicable to a moving picture machine operator or assistant operator under certain prescribed circumstances.
SB 661 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the sale or distribution of harmful materials to minors.
SB 662 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to prescribing procedures whereby school districts may issue and deliver Certificates of Indebtedness for certain school building or refunding purposes, etc.
SB 663 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to requiring reporting of salary supplementation; providing a penalty for failure to file reports.
SB 664 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes providing Workmen's Compensation insurance for the University of Texas employees, incorporate certain sections of Statute setting up Workmen's Compensation Act, association, subscriber or employer to mean "the institution", manner of payment, repealing Section relating to Attorney's fees, other regulations.
SB 665 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the approval of vouchers by the Chairman of the Board of Regents or the institutional head of a component institution of The University of Texas System or their delegates, for expenditures made by order of the Board of Regents.
SB 732 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the making or filing of false, misleading or unfounded reports to any governmental agency in this State and for the purpose of interfering with the operation of such governmental agency or with the intent to mislead or malign any officer of such agency; defining the term "governmental agency," and providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 733 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to authorize personal representatives to hold stocks, bonds, and other personal property in the name of a nominee.
SB 735 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to licensing of convalescent and nursing homes to include foster home facilities, further defining, exceptions, Department of Health to license.
SB 745 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the formation, activities, functions and dissolution of professional associations.
SB 792 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain drugs to be sold on prescription.
SB 825 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the charging of admission of entrance fees at certain state parks.
61st 1st Called Session
SB 39 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to canceling and releasing any future reversionary right and interest which the State of Texas may hold, and conveying and granting to the Austin Independent School District all right, title and interest of the State of Texas in and to property in the Original City of Austin.
SB 40 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to changing the effective date for Workmen's Compensation for County Employees passed during the Regular Session.
SCR 3 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Inviting W. Robert McLellan to address a joint session of the legislature on August 19, 1969.
SCR 12 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Congratulating William J. Burke on the occasion of his retirement as executive director of the Texas State Board of Control.
SCR 14 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Lon E. Alsup of Austin.
SCR 22 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Dedicating easements of certain tracts of land to the City of Austin.
61st 2nd Called Session
SB 41 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to canceling and releasing any future reversionary right and interest which the State of Texas may hold, and conveying and granting to the Austin Independent School District all right, title, and interest of the State of Texas in and to property in the Original City of Austin.
SB 42 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to changing the effective date of the Professional Services Act.
SB 66 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the issuance of time warrants by certain independent school districts.
SB 72 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to excluding the amount charged for certain labor or services from the definition of "receipts" and "sales price" within the meaning of the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act.
SCR 5 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Dedicating easements of certain tracts of land to the City of Austin.
SCR 12 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Instructing the enrolling and engrossing clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4.
SCR 13 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Authorizing the acceptance of gifts under the jurisdiction of the Texas Historical Survey Committee for the development of a statewide museum.
60th Regular Session
SB 83 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to increase the annual renewal fee for a pharmacist's license not to exceed Fifteen Dollars ($15.00).
SB 84 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System to deposit in an appropriate university account all funds received as administrative fees or charges for services rendered to trust estates and to use such funds for educational purposes.
SB 85 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to mentally retarded persons and responsibility for their support and maintenance as students in State Schools.
SB 100 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the voluntary inspection and registration of kindergartens by the Central Education Agency; requiring kindergartens to file an annual enrollment report.
SB 111 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to eliminate the affidavit requirement on seller of merchandise.
SB 112 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to eliminate the requirement that a contract bidder file an antitrust affidavit each time he submits a contract bid and to require a bidder to file, and to renew, the affidavit with his bid list application.
SB 113 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation in this state.
SB 127 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes affecting the appointment, promotion and discharges of officers and employees of the Department of Public Safety so as to eliminate from the law the requirement of Texas residence at the time of application for employment.
SB 149 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize supplementary compensation for performing duties as Presiding Judges of Administrative Judicial Districts.
SB 158 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been and are acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
SB 159 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing independent school districts of more than 150 scholastics to adopt an alternate method of selecting a school depository or depositories by the adoption of an Act known as The School Depository Act of 1967.
SB 204 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Water Quality Board, prescribing its powers, duties, functions, and procedures and to provide for the establishment and control of the quality of the waters in the state and the control, prevention, and abatement of pollution.
SB 205 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the State Judicial Qualifications Commissions; providing for the operation and procedure of the commission.
SB 211 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to sell or lease any part or all of that certain property described in the deed from George W. Brackenridge to The University of Texas, dated June 17, 1910.
SB 212 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the photographic duplication of public records.
SB 213 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to an alternate and permissive method for filing, for filing and registering and for filing and recording of records by a micro-photographic or micro-film process, including the method of indexing said records, which county clerks and county recorders and clerks of county courts may use to conserve space, to obtain economical recording and to provide efficient retrieval of records.
SB 241 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes providing for reflectorized material as a background on all license plates; providing for effective date.
SB 242 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the practice of professional nursing.
SB 274 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by purchase, exchange, gift or otherwise certain properties to be used for campus expansion and University purposes in The University of Texas System.
SB 286 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that after consolidation of an independent school district with one or more other school districts of any kind, where one of the independent school districts has a scholastic enrollment in excess of five (5) times the combined scholastic enrollment of the other districts consolidated with it, the members of the Board of Trustees of the larger district shall serve as Board of Trustees of the combined district until their respective terms expire and their successors are elected.
SB 328 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to convey and transfer to the Parks and Wildlife Department certain land in Travis County, Texas.
SB 360 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas to convey and the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to accept for and on behalf of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute certain lands in Bastrop County, Texas, to be used as a science park and for research purposes.
SB 361 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the required Government or Political Science and American History courses in state-supported and state-aided colleges and universities.
SB 385 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns.
SB 397 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide that retired judges shall not be judicial officers of the State unless they elect to continue as such.
SB 398 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the completion of the State Finance Building; providing funds for such purposes.
SB 399 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for a non-compulsory, voluntary summer school program operation by public free school districts; providing this Act to become effective for the school year 1967-68 and thereafter.
SB 449 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the establishment by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas of a medical branch of The University of Texas within the County of Travis, State of Texas, to be known as The University of Texas Medical School at Austin.
SB 451 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts perfecting title to certain property of the City of Austin.
SB 452 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the practice of dentistry in the State, to promulgate rules and regulations of State Board.
SB 499 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing statutes creating the Williamson County Water Supply District.
SB 504 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to rental of space for state agencies.
SB 517 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado River Authority Act".
SB 520 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that implied warranties shall not be applicable to a contract for the sale of human blood, blood plasma, or tissue or organs and such blood, blood plasma, or tissue or organ shall be considered medical services rather than commodities.
SB 527 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide that the inheritance tax lien shall not attach to stock in a corporation incorporated and existing under the laws of the State of Texas that is owned by a non-resident decedent or his estate, and that such stock may be transferred without obtaining an authorization for transfer and release of lien from the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SB 528 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by exempting from the Texas Inheritance Tax the value of an annuity or other payment received by a named beneficiary which qualifies for exemption from the Federal Estate Tax.
SB 530 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to provide that when executors, independent executors and administrators pay claims for funeral expenses and for items incident thereto, they shall charge the whole of such claims to the decedent's estate and shall charge no part thereof to the community share of a surviving spouse.
SB 531 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing the Stock Transfer Tax; fixing an effective date.
SB 535 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation, establishment, maintenance and operation of a Hospital District within the territory of the Blanco Independent School District lying in Blanco and Kendall Counties, Texas to be known as Blanco Memorial Hospital District.
SB 544 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to annexation of independent, common, rural high school and any type of school districts to contiguous independent school districts in certain counties; making said act applicable to any type of school district, to eliminate the necessity of any type of election in the receiving district.
SB 546 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain article of the Texas Banking code authorizing stock option plans for state banks, with certain restrictions.
SB 618 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to increasing the aggregate principal amount of bonds which the Lower Colorado River Authority may issue.
SJR 16 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for the investment of the Permanent University Fund by the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System in certain types of securities within the prudent man rule.
60th 1st Called Session
SB 7 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending statutes relative to Employees Retirement System of Texas, increasing benefits, contributions, management of funds, administration, etc.
59th Regular Session
SB 5 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing a clarification of procedures and methods for the issuance of time warrants by cities and counties.
SB 15 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to arbitrations pursuant to written agreements concluded upon the advice of counsel to both parties, expressly excluding all arbitrations relating to any labor union contract, all affecting controversies between any employer and any employee of the employer or their respective representatives and all relating to any contract of insurance and to any construction contract.
SB 20 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to restricting the effect of adjudications in lower trial courts on proceedings in higher courts.
SB 54 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for changes in the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Funds in certain cities in the state.
SB 74 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to engineers and the practice of engineering; providing for the regulation of engineers and the practice of engineering; defining powers of the Board; prohibiting certain acts and conduct (Texas Engineering Practice Act).
SB 79 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the transfer from the Comptroller and his authorized representatives to the Division of Weights and Measures of the Department of Agriculture, State of Texas of the function of measuring, calibrating, and determining the capacity in gallons of any vehicle tank or other container in which motor fuels, blending materials, liquefied gases and liquid fuels are transported.
SB 80 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act, to eliminate overlapping or conflict with the definitions of Section 4 of said Act; permitting trustee's compensation or commissions and attorney's fees to be charged either against principal or income of a trust, or between both.
SB 81 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act by providing that, when by the terms of an instrument containing a trust, a single trustee or a co-trustee is excluded from exercising its judgment in the making or retention of trust investments or in the doing of any other act in the management and administration of the trust, with the power to direct such investments or other acts being reserved by the trustor or vested in some person or persons other than the excluded trustee or co-trustee, the excluded trustee or co-trustee shall not be liable in making or retaining investments or in doing some other act pursuant to the authorized directions.
SB 82 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act by providing that a corporate trustee, executor, administrator or guardian, when authorized by will, trust agreement, other trust instrument, or judicial order, to retain its own capital stock in trust may, when the exercise of rights or the receipt of a stock in trust may, when the exercise of rights or the receipt of a stock dividend results in a fractional share holding, purchase an additional fractional share (or shares) to round out the fractional share so acquired into one full share.
SB 83 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to adding a new Subsection to the Texas Trust Act authorizing a Texas trustee to appoint an ancillary trustee to administer trust property located in a state other than Texas, or in a foreign country.
SB 95 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the appointment of retired judges as presiding judges of the administrative judicial districts as well as regular judges, in the discretion of the Governor.
SB 104 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in cities having a population of fifty thousand or more.
SB 105 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating county traffic courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain traffic cases.
SB 115 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the certification of authenticity of certain records of the State Highway Department and Texas Department of Public Safety.
SB 142 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for exchange of benches of the County Court at Law No. 1 and the County Court at Law No. 2 of Travis County, Texas; prescribing the jurisdiction of the County Courts at Law of Travis County, and the Judges thereof.
SB 143 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to transferring to the State Board of Education all lands, funds, and property belonging to or purchased for the Texas Blind, Deaf, and Orphan School.
SB 154 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to methods and procedures for planning, design and construction of State buildings, defining certain terms, providing for applicability of this Act, and vesting certain powers and duties in the State Building Commission.
SB 163 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by designating the State Department of Public Welfare as the State Agency to cooperate with the Federal Government in the administration of the provisions of Title V of the "Economic Opportunity Act of 1964" and of the provisions of any such other applicable titles of said Act, or any such other titles as may be added thereto.
SB 164 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code relative to the right of a patient, who is a member of a Group Hospital Service Corporation, to obtain the services of any licensed doctor of medicine, doctor of Osteopathy or doctor of Podiatry or Chiropody; prohibiting discrimination.
SB 186 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the payment of reasonable fees and charges to The University of Texas for services rendered by members of the staff of said University to the Texas Highway Department and for equipment and materials necessary for research and experimentation in all phases of highway activity, economics, materials, specifications, design of roadways, construction, maintenance, pavements and structures, drainage, traffic control, safety, the economics of highway design and construction, and such other fields of highway design, construction, maintenance or operation as may be agreed upon between the Texas Highway Department and The University of Texas.
SB 187 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to conferring upon the Board of Regents of The University of Texas the power of eminent domain to acquire land for the use of The University of Texas system.
SB 188 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to execute agreements on behalf of the Permanent University Fund of the State of Texas that provide for the payment by University oil and gas lessees of compensatory royalty in lieu of drilling offset wells that may be required to protect University lands from drainage from wells located on adjacent University or non-University acreage.
SB 216 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to acquire by purchase or otherwise certain properties in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas; conferring upon the Board of Regents the power of eminent domain to acquire land for the use of the University.
SB 217 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain members of the 57th Legislature to become members of the retirement system for state employees.
SB 263 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing for more representative members of the Council to include representatives of nongovernmental organizations and of public agencies concerned with the operation, construction, or utilization of hospitals.
SB 265 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing Independent School Districts, subject to rules and regulations adopted by the Central Education Agency, to conduct vocational classes and other educational programs for students of all ages and to expend local maintenance funds for the cost thereof.
SB 336 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for occupational therapy programs at institutions under the control and management of the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools.
SB 337 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing an administrator for independent school districts having fifteen or more classroom teacher units but fewer than twenty and not qualifying for a superintendent unit.
SB 338 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to medical treatment and examination of injured employees.
SB 354 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts providing for the confidentiality of adoption records filed with the State Department of Public Welfare.
SB 365 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to the issuance of marriage licenses; providing for consent of either parent for the marriage of a minor to be given by said parent appearing before the County Clerk of any county in the United States of America and giving consent under oath; eliminating the requirement that application must be on file at least three days in the County Clerk's Office before issuing a marriage license to a minor.
SB 366 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing for consent for the marriage of a minor child by the father or mother alone in certain cases.
SB 382 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the preservation of the structure known as the Gethsemane Church.
SB 392 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Acts relative to counties whose officials are compensated on a salary basis.
SB 427 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to acquire by gift, purchase, or otherwise from the Federal Government certain properties in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas.
SB 428 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to acquire by purchase or otherwise any and all interests in and to certain properties in Travis County, Texas, described in the deed from George W. Brackenridge to The University of Texas, dated June 17, 1910.
SB 429 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to transferring and conveying to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas fee simple title to the property described as the East One-half of Outlot No. 63, being Lots 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Division E of the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas.
SB 475 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the sale of oil and gas on University lands either at public auction or by sealed bids as determined by the Board for Lease of University Lands.
SB 492 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to issuance of duplicates for lost, stolen, destroyed, or mutilated bonds issued by the state or by a political subdivision of the state.
SB 493 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by permitting reemployment by the state of retired appointive officers or employees on a limited part-time or consulting basis without loss of benefits under the Employees Retirement System.
SB 511 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to participation in the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund in certain cities.
SB 512 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the exemption of certain persons from regulation as an engineer.
SB 563 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to permitting certain moneys appropriated to the several Departments and Agencies for classified salaries and wages, to be used for the purpose of granting merit salary increases.
SJR 5 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to residence requirements for voters in state and national elections.
SJR 35 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas so as to not require approval by the Governor, Secretary of State and the Comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.
58th Regular Session
SB 96 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain sections of the Securities Act.
SB 99 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to requiring any city of more than one hundred and eighty-five thousand (185,000) but less than one hundred and ninety-five thousand (195,000) inhabitants, to contribute amounts into firemen's retirement and pension funds, providing the firemen with payment of the total amount they have individually contributed into such fund upon termination of their employment and prior to receiving their twenty-year retirement certificate; providing an election by terminated firemen having received their twenty-year certificates to receive the total amount of their contribution or to continue making payments into such fund until reaching the age of fifty-five, and at such time he shall receive all pension benefits which have accrued; providing for investment of surplus funds by the boards, with the assistance of advisory committees.
SB 143 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending statutes relating to "Arbitration in General" and enacting the "Texas General Arbitration Act" relating to arbitrations pursuant to written agreements of the parties, expressly excluding all arbitrations relating to any labor union contract and all affecting controversies between any employer and any employee of the employer or their respective representatives; providing effective dates.
SB 151 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to transferring to the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools all lands, funds, and property belonging to or purchased for the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School.
SB 152 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating the Travis State School Independent School District.
SB 153 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to determine the amount of land excess to the needs of the operation of the Austin State School Annex; to sell and convey same after offering such land to other state agencies for a period of six (6) months and no agency desires the transfer of such land to it.
SB 160 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act relating to permitting trustees' compensation to be chargeable either against principal or income of a trust; providing that trustees' commissions shall be paid out of principal.
SB 161 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act to permit a trustee to lend funds of a trust to a beneficiary of such trust when the terms of the instrument or transaction by which such trust was established expressly authorize such action.
SB 162 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Healing Arts Identification Act, to provide the identification which shall be used by persons licensed to practice the healing art by the State Board of Chiropody Examiners.
SB 163 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing the qualifications for eligibility to take examinations for license to practice chiropody in the State of Texas.
SB 201 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to permitting the Game and Fish Commission of the State of Texas, when requested by authorized representatives of units of The University of Texas System and the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System, engaged in teaching and research related to marine science and oceanography, to transfer to The University of Texas System and the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System fish nets, seines, motors, boats, and other marine equipment, which have been confiscated under the game and fish laws, to be used in the teaching and research programs of said institutions.
SB 219 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the assessing and collecting of ad valorem taxes in municipalities and districts, relating to granting the authority to adopt the laws, ordinances, liens, charters and procedures applicable to the municipality or district that is rendering the tax service.
SB 220 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to fees which Private Employment Agents or Agencies may charge applicants for employment.
SB 221 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Electric Cooperative Corporation Act so as to authorize electric cooperatives to serve any structure, apparatus, or point of delivery located in a rural area, or, under certain conditions, in an area which was a rural area when the corporation first undertook service therein; providing for corporate bylaws, qualifications and votes of members, membership lists and liability, as to quorum and proxy voting, for corporate directors, non-profit operation, amendment of articles of incorporation, consolidation, and for dissolution or sale of assets.
SB 271 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the "Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways", relating to the speed of vehicles, rules of enforcement and admissibility of evidence.
SB 282 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in cities having a population of fifty thousand (50,000) or more.
SB 284 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating county traffic courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain traffic cases.
SB 287 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for duties for departments and institutions of the state regarding records administration.
SB 309 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to enacting the Uniform Commercial Code, relating to Certain Commercial Transactions in or regarding Personal Property and Contracts and other Documents concerning them, including Sales, Commercial Paper, Bank Deposits and Collections, Letters of Credit, Bulk Transfers, Warehouse Receipts, Bills of Lading, other Documents of Title, Investment Securities, and Secured Transactions, including certain Sales of Accounts, Chattel Paper, and Contract Rights; Providing for Public Notice to Third Parties in Certain Circumstances; Regulating Procedure, Evidence and Damages in Certain Court Actions Involving such Transactions, Contracts or Documents; to Make Uniform the Law with Respect Thereto.
SB 327 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the carrying, transporting, shooting, discharging or hunting with a bow, crossbow, slingshot, gun, firearms, or any other type of weapon, in, on, over, across or upon the lands of the Lower Colorado River Authority; providing for penalties for violations.
SB 348 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating a County Court at Law No. 1 of Travis County, Texas, in lieu of the present County Court at Law of Travis County, Texas.
SB 349 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating the 147th Judicial District of Travis County.
SB 350 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating a County Court at Law No. 2 of Travis County, Texas.
SB 351 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating the 176th Judicial District and the 176th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas; providing an effective date.
SB 352 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating a State Classification Board; transferring all the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the State Auditor and the Legislative Audit Committee pertaining to the administration of the "Position Classification Act of 1961" to the said State Classification Board created herein.
SB 379 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing financial support from State Funds on a limited basis for the development of instructional television services toward the enhancement of classroom instruction in the public elementary and secondary school system of Texas; making the Act effective for the school year beginning 1963-64 and thereafter.
SB 383 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for contracts in the conduct of research.
SB 434 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the authority and responsibility of commissioners courts of counties, which compensate precinct and county officials and employees on a salary basis, to fix the compensation and allowances for precinct and county officials and employees and the supplemental compensation and allowances for district officials and employees paid from county funds; providing an effective date.
SB 445 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing that the District Attorney of the 53rd Judicial District shall represent the state in the Criminal District Court and all other District Courts of Travis County, providing for the appointment of a First Assistant District Attorney and other Assistant District Attorneys and secretaries with the consent and approval of the Commissioners Court.
SB 514 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Miscellaneous Corporation Laws Act relative to governing the circumstances under which parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations may make themselves or their properties liable for the indebtedness of a parent, subsidiary or affiliated corporation, as defined in this Act and defining parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations for the purpose of this Act.
SB 515 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing the Board of Control with management and control of state buildings including the inventory values of the sites and the buildings located thereon.
57th Regular Session
SB 40 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for longevity pay for employees of the State of Texas.
SB 43 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing Articles of a certain Statute to regulate the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs, devices and cosmetics for the protection of public health; defining adulteration and misbranding; prescribing penalties.
SB 73 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the removal of offices.
SB 81 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for the certification of certain persons as an Engineer-in-Training.
SB 97 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to prescribing working hours for all employees of institutions under the control and management of the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools and the State Youth Council; providing an effective date.
SB 98 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing a formula for distribution of textbooks on the subject of agriculture to certain grades.
SB 104 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the preservation as historical shrines the former courtrooms of the Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, located in the State Capitol Building in Austin, Travis County, Texas; providing the powers and duties of the State Board of Control in relation thereto.
SB 111 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code to provide for group life insurance policies for associations of employees of the United States Government or any subdivision thereof.
SB 112 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating county traffic courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain traffic cases; prescribing the organization, jurisdiction, powers, and procedure of such courts.
SB 113 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in cities having a population of fifty thousand (50,000) or more.
SB 127 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to increase the limit of funeral benefits which may be awarded by the Industrial Accident Board.
SB 137 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the severely physically disabled; providing for administration by the Vocational Rehabilitation Division of the Texas Education Agency.
SB 146 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide the powers and duties of Official Court Reporters and fixing fees to be paid Official Court Reporters; prescribing penalties for overcharges.
SB 183 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to separation of jurors in all felony and capital felony cases.
SB 185 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to enacting the "Petroleum Safety Act of 1960" to provide for safety measures at service stations; providing penalties for violation of the Act.
SB 211 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute shorthand reporters; providing for the examination and certification of shorthand reporters; establishing a Committee of Examiners of Shorthand Reporters; providing a penalty.
SB 220 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring building permits for the building, erection or construction of any building or other structure or improvements to any existing structure and for the moving of building; excluding buildings or structures located within the corporate limits of any incorporated city or town having a building permit code form the provisions of this Act; providing for the issuance of permits by the County Assessor/Collector; providing a fee for permits; making the violation of this Act a misdemeanor and fixing penalties.
SB 225 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the exemption of property owned by a church and used as the dwelling place for the ministry.
SB 262 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to transferring to the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools all lands, funds, and property belonging to or purchased for the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School.
SB 301 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to manufacture and sale of bedding, which pertains to the permits for manufacturing and selling bedding; enforcement provisions.
SB 321 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to directing payment of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments out of the sum appropriated for that purpose in the General Appropriation Bill; making an appropriation for and directing payment of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments out of other funds designated herein.
SB 370 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to establishment of a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the state, by providing such benefits to elective state officials holding office in this state.
SB 371 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the definition of fair, just and equitable as used in the Securities Law.
SB 372 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to Vocational Rehabilitation Division of Texas Education Agency for severely physically disabled, defining, etc.
SB 373 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code to provide that the capital stock of a domestic insurance company with a nominal or par value shall be divided into shares of not less than one dollar ($1.00) each, and not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) each, providing that at least fifty percent of the authorized shares shall be in good faith subscribed and paid for; and further providing certain requirements essential to the issuance and sale of such stock and the reports to be filed thereon.
SB 399 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating a Juvenile Board for Travis County and designating the members thereof.
SB 404 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing approval by the Governor, the Secretary of State, and the Comptroller of certain purchase contracts made under the provisions of the State Purchasing Act of 1957; repealing obsolete Statutes in said Act.
SB 432 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943 by changing the qualifications of certain members of the Finance Commission.
SB 457 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the location of cemeteries so as to permit the establishment and use of crypts in connection with church buildings within certain limits.
SJR 24 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas so as to not require approval by the Governor, Secretary of State and the Comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.
57th 1st Called Session
SB 29 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to directing payment of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments out of the sum appropriated for that purpose in the General Appropriation Bill; making an appropriation for and directing payment of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments out of other funds designated therein; requiring approval of claims in the manner of specified in the Act before payment is made.
SB 49 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to establishment of a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the state, by providing such benefits to elective state officials holding in this state.
57th 2nd Called Session
SB 3 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas; relating to providing procedure, powers and duties for special elections for United States Representative.
SB 4 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas; relating to providing procedure, powers and duties for special elections for State Representative and State Senator.
57th 3rd Called Session
SB 23 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to allow the County Judge of Travis County, if he is a licensed attorney, to sit and act for the Judge of the County Court at Law of Travis County in the event of his absence or incapacity.
SB 42 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide approval by the Governor, the Secretary of State, and the Comptroller of certain purchase contracts made under the provisions of the State Purchasing Act of 1957.
SB 81 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishment of a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the state, by providing such benefits to elective state officials holding office in this state.
56th Regular Session
SB 12 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to establish a Medical Branch or Department of the University of Texas within the State of Texas at Austin, Texas, providing that the Board of Regents shall take no action until an appropriation has been made for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act.
SB 24 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code to regulate the investment of the funds of life insurance companies in building and loan and savings and loan associations.
SB 27 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to sell certain land located in Travis County, Texas, being a part of the Austin State Hospital.
SB 53 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of pensions to former Texas Rangers and their widows under certain conditions; making an appropriation.
SB 56 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the control and eradication of bovine tuberculosis; providing a penalty for violation.
SB 57 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to permit the collection of fees and commissions by County Officers from the State or County for services rendered by such County Officers in connection with the acquisition of rights of way for public road or highways, and in eminent domain proceedings.
SB 79 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the appointment, qualification, duties and compensation of official shorthand reporters for the District Courts of the Fifty-third and One Hundred Twenty-sixth Judicial Districts of Texas, for the Ninety-eighth District Court of Travis County and for the Criminal District Court of Travis County.
SB 80 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the authority of local units of government to contract regarding the assessing and collecting of local taxes.
SB 81 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the addition of territory to certain independent school districts.
SB 82 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the treasurer of the school fund in any independent school district of more than one hundred fifty (150) scholastics.
SB 90 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code; providing for the organization of corporations for the purpose of acting as attorney-in-fact for a reciprocal or inter-insurance exchange.
SB 91 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes to remove limitations on individual salaries of assistants and to increase the amount allowed for aggregate salaries of assistants to the elective or appointive county superintendents of public instruction, and to increase the amount for the expenditures for office and traveling expenses of the county superintendents.
SB 99 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in salaries and wages of State officials and employees for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1959.
SB 100 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay miscellaneous claims out of the General Revenue Fund, or such other funds as may be designated therein for each item, not otherwise appropriated.
SB 110 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing that in cases less than capital the court shall have discretion to permit the jurors to separate.
SB 111 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that when pending the trial of any felony case one juror may die or be disabled from sitting at any time before the charge of the court is read to the jury, the remainder of the jury shall have the power to render and return the verdict.
SB 125 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs, devices and cosmetics for the protection of public health in the State of Texas, "defining adulteration and misbranding,"; prescribing penalties.
SB 126 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing that the Attorney General shall be a necessary party to certain judicial proceedings, settlements and comprise agreements affecting charitable trusts, and authorizing settlements with or without the intervention of a court; expecting pending suits from the operation of the Act.
SB 142 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to acquire by purchase or otherwise certain properties in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas.
SB 143 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to transferring the control and management of the Texas Memorial Museum to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas.
SB 144 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to Trusts to prohibit certain coercive trade practices.
SB 160 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Travis County, Texas, to pay the District Judges of the 53rd Judicial District, 98th Judicial District, 126th Judicial District, and the Criminal District Court of Travis County, respectively, compensation in addition to the compensation paid by the State of Texas.
SB 163 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing for the filing of applications for delayed registrations of birth with the State Registrar of Vital Statistics and, under certain conditions, with the county courts for probate matters; providing the time this Act shall take effect.
SB 172 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a Department of Revenue of the State of Texas.
SB 206 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the statutes which authorize the Commissioners Court of any county or counties and the municipal authorities of any city or cities to operate in the establishment of a coordinated health program and by mutual agreement to provide for the payment of all costs incident thereto.
SB 215 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing a method of financing the operation of the Texas Commission on Alcoholism.
SB 220 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending Penal Code relating to persons engaged in roping contests to clarify.
SB 221 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to make the driving of a vehicle without owner's consent a felony; providing penalties for violations.
SB 222 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to the offense of driving while intoxicated; fixing penalties.
SB 242 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing certain acts concerning sale of sand and gravel by the City of Austin.
SB 253 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that when the state seeks the death penalty the jury shall fix the punishment.
SB 254 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to abolishing the requirement of unanimous concurrence of the jurors in civil actions and to restore the constitutional provision permitting nine members of a jury, concurring, in civil causes to render a verdict.
SB 255 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by authorizing any peace officer to arrest, without a warrant, persons found in suspicious places or under circumstances which reasonably show that such persons have been guilty of some felony, breach of the peace, or violation of the law, or threaten or are about to commit some offense against the laws.
SB 267 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing a special program for pre-school children who have a hearing loss.
SB 268 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to defining the term dental technician and dental laboratory; providing for prescriptions by dentists and the inspection of such prescriptions and to clarify and further define the practice of dentistry.
SB 287 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for longevity pay for employees of the State of Texas.
SB 293 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code relative to the payment of benefits of a fraternal benefit society.
SB 321 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuance of identification cards to news photographers; providing for penalty for the unauthorized use, forging or simulating such cards.
SB 322 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to repealing Statutes not longer applicable to Board of Control's Division of Design and Construction.
SB 323 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by exempting from taxation all property belonging to any institution of purely public charity organized for the purpose of promoting the conservation of human life in Texas through the prevention of accidents and by establishing, encouraging and carrying on worthy efforts to accomplish that objective.
SB 347 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts eliminating the need for the approval of the Board of Control of appointments to the Aeronautics Commission.
SB 348 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to transferring the authority of the Cigarette Tax Stamp Board to the Comptroller.
SB 349 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to defining certain terms as used herein; providing that any county, municipality, taxing district or other political district or subdivision, commission, authority, department or other public agency of the state authorized to borrow money and issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness may institute suit for declaratory judgment in the district courts herein specified, to adjudicate and determine the legality of the boundaries or organization of the issuer.
SB 415 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to issue bonds in the total amount of One Hundred Twenty Million Dollars ($120,000,000.00).
SB 427 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of aid and compensation to any person who has been fined or imprisoned for an offense which he did not commit.
SB 454 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to validating, confirming, ratifying and approving the creation and organization of all water control and improvement districts heretofore created by the Commissioners Court of Travis County.
56th 2nd Called Session
SB 1 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to directing payment of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments out of the sum appropriated for that purpose in the General Appropriation Bill for the Biennium September 1, 1959 - August 31, 1961, making an appropriation for and directing payment of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments out of other funds designated herein.
SB 12 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Williamson County Water Supply District."
SB 28 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing for a transfer of funds from one appropriation item to another for which moneys were appropriated to the Board of Barber Examiners from the Board of Examiners Fund.
SB 32 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to transferring to the Central Education Agency all lands, funds, and property belonging to or purchased for the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School, providing that the Central Education Agency shall have exclusive jurisdiction and control over the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School.
SB 43 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of the personnel to serve as Texas Capitol Guards by the State Board of Control.
SB 44 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to includein the category of peace officers, Texas Capitol Guards.
56th 3rd Called Session
SB 19 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating Williamson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conversation and reclamation district.
55th Regular Session
SB 48 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the relief of purchasers and providing for the issuance of a patent to Lot 8, Block 169 of the City of Austin, TX.
SB 67 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to requiring publication of certain information appearing on each application for the purchase of land under the Texas Veterans' Land Act.
SB 68 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees.
SB 97 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code concerning the liquidation, rehabilitation, and conservation of insurers.
SB 98 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to establishing and creating a Criminal Judicial District of Travis County and a Criminal District Court of Travis County.
SB 99 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the practice of barbering in this State.
SB 157 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Laws to provide quarters for the Archives Division of the Texas Library and Historical Commission in the Supreme Court Building for storage and display.
SB 158 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to travel expenses of State officers and employees; making an appropriation.
SB 159 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to exempt from taxation all property belonging to any institution of purely public charity organized for the purpose of promoting the conservation of human life in Texas through the prevention of accidents and by establishing, encouraging and carrying on worthy efforts to accomplish that objective.
SB 181 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing a method of financing the operation of the Texas Commission on Alcoholism.
SB 183 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas to authorize Governor to appoint Senator from State of Texas when vacancy exists.
SB 184 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to prescribing the maximum salaries that may be paid certain precinct officers named in this Act.
SB 197 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing boards of trustees of school districts to require pupils to be vaccinated for poliomyelitis and to exclude pupils who have not been vaccinated.
SB 226 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to registration of commercial motor vehicles used for certain farm purposes to provide that additional use of such vehicles for passenger transportation, without charges, shall not prevent their registration as farm vehicles.
SB 231 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Public Welfare Act of 1941 pertaining to child-caring and child-placing facilities, to redefine commercial boarding homes.
SB 238 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs, devices and cosmetics for the protection of public health in the State of Texas; defining adulteration and misbranding; defining certain authority of the Commissioner of Health; prescribing penalties.
SB 239 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy; prescribing the powers and duties of the State Board of Pharmacy.
SB 240 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Stonewall Jackson Memorial Board.
SB 284 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by fixing the maximum salary of assistants, investigators, reporters and secretaries in the 53rd Judicial District of Texas.
SB 285 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending statutes relating to ex officio road commissioners in certain counties so as to apply to such officials in counties of 35,000 inhabitants or more.
SB 286 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing that any county, municipality, taxing district or other political district or subdivision, commission, authority, department or other public agency of the State authorized to borrow money and issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness may institute suit in the district courts of Travis County, Texas, for determining the legality of proceedings taken or proposed to be taken in connection with the issuance or sale of all such securities and evidences of indebtedness and for validation of the same.
SB 297 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for payment, in connection with criminal cases in which a change of venue is ordered, by the transferring county to the receiving county, of other expenses in addition to pay for jurors, upon proper certification.
SB 312 Author: Herring, Charles | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to authorize electric cooperatives to engage in rural electrification.
SB 313 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act providing benefits, providing for disqualification for benefits, providing for claims for benefits, etc.
SB 314 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code pertaining to the situs of personal property of domestic insurance companies for the purpose of taxation.
SB 331 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing issuance and registration of bonds and notes by University of Texas and Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, procedure, etc.
SB 337 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to false statements made or purporting to be made under oath in any matter, and to false, fraudulent or deceitful concealments, statements, representations or documents in matters within the jurisdiction of any department or agency of the State or of a political subdivision of the State.
SB 349 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Building Commission to enter into a contract with The First Baptist Church of Austin, Texas, for the sale and purchase of certain lands in Austin, Travis County, Texas.
SB 392 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the proper policing of toll roads, turnpikes and turnpike projects; making an appropriation.
SB 397 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to permitting the State Building Commission to acquire the Knights of Columbus Hall in Austin, Travis County, Texas; making an appropriation.
SB 424 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code pertaining to the Narcotic Drug Act dealing with manufacturers and wholesalers of narcotic drugs and qualifications for licenses of manufacturers and wholesalers.
SB 436 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the Real Estate Commission.
SB 444 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to amending Insurance Code to require that reports, returns, statements, etc., of insurance companies to Board be verified under penalty of perjury, making it a felony, penalties, etc.
SB 449 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Wilbarger Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Bastrop and Travis Counties."
SJR 17 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas limiting eligibility of the Governor to succeed himself in office.
55th 1st Called Session
SB 19 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain conservation districts to levy and collect a maintenance tax and providing for an election as a condition precedent to the right to levy and collect tax and limiting the use of such taxes.
SB 20 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the number, duties and salaries of employees in certain job classifications which the Texas Employment Commission is authorized to employ during the remainder of the biennium ending August 31, 1959; allocating Federal funds heretofore appropriated to the Unemployment Compensation Administration Fund; providing for the severability of the provisions of this Act.
55th 2nd Called Session
SB 6 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing Wilbarger Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Travis and Bastrop Counties to levy and collect a maintenance tax and providing for an election as a condition precedent to the right to levy and collect such tax and limiting the use of such taxes.
SB 7 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement Districts No. 1 of Williamson and Milam Counties to levy and collect a maintenance tax and providing for an election as a condition precedent to the right to levy and collect such tax and limiting the use of such taxes.
SB 8 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to authorizing San Gabriel River Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Williamson, Burnet and Milam Counties to levy and collect a maintenance tax; providing for an election as a condition precedent to the right to levy and collect such tax and limiting the use of such taxes.
SB 27 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to providing for the number and the salaries of employees of the Examination Division of the State Board of Insurance to be paid out of existing appropriations for the Board during the remainder of the biennium ending August 31, 1959.
SB 28 Author: Herring, Charles
Caption: Relating to the salary of the employee of the Texas Employment Commission designated to perform legal work and supervise the legal staff of the Commission during the period from the effective date of this Act through August 31, 1959.