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Legislation authored by Ralph Hall

Includes legislation with Ralph Hall as the primary author for the 58th through 62nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

62nd Regular Session
SB 4 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Civil Air Patrol Commission.
SB 5 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to microfilming and retention of records by counties.
SB 6 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to insurance claims for total loss by fire of personal property.
SB 7 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to prohibitions against disturbing religious meetings; providing penalties.
SB 8 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety to maintain a detachment of narcotic agents available for dispatch to cities, counties, independent school districts, or other political subdivisions in certain circumstances.
SB 55 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the amount to be retained by counties of collections made on license fees on certain motor vehicles.
SB 57 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to establishing the duties of Public School Principals.
SB 86 Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing standards of conduct of legislators, other elected officials, and officers of State agencies in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties, establishing penalties for malfeasance, establishing a State Ethics Committee.
SB 132 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the power and authority of certain courts, to punishment for contempt and powers of justices of the peace.
SB 133 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the absence from office of a county judge.
SB 194 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to re-enacting and amending Statutes relating to Driver's, Chauffeur's and Commercial Operator's licenses, exemptions, who may not be licensed, application of minors, restricted licenses, expiration and renewals, fees, medical advisory board, suspending certain, issuance of personal identification certificates, fee therefor, etc.
SB 195 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to establishing a Public Records Commission of Texas to supervise and control microfilm recording of public records in Texas.
SB 196 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to arrest without warrant of persons about to escape after committing a misdemeanor involving violence against another person.
SB 197 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to providing a presumption that a person knowingly receives or conceals stolen property under certain circumstances
SB 198 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the certification of schools offering instruction at pre-school, kindergarten or elementary grade levels.
SB 199 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to interception of wire or oral communications.
SB 200 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to expulsion from state-supported institutions of higher education of students engaging in vandalism, destruction of property, or disruptive activities.
SB 201 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the resistance of any lawful arrest by an officer; providing penalties.
SB 202 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of search warrants to search for and seize evidence of a crime.
SB 203 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the possession of bookmaking paraphernalia; providing penalties.
SB 204 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to increasing the minimum penalty for murder.
SB 205 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to charging more than one offense in an indictment.
SB 206 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the penalty for assault with intent to murder.
SB 207 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the teaching of a course in the public schools on the dangers of crime and narcotics.
SB 208 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the creation of mutual aid law enforcement task forces by agreements between counties or municipalities.
SB 209 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to increasing the minimum penalty for robbery.
SB 306 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to providing an ordinance which may be adopted by a city or county relating to the establishment of a motion picture licensing and review board.
SB 307 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the seizure of obscene materials and injunctive and other judicial proceedings concerning obscene materials and materials harmful to minors.
SB 368 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health.
SB 429 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to providing procedures for a class action by any consumer in this state to restrain a person from engaging in a course of fraudulent or unconscionable conduct in relation to consumer transactions and for other appropriate relief.
SB 430 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to deceptive trade practices and consumer protection.
SB 502 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the supervision fees and examination fees of credit unions.
SB 585 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to membership of Board of Regents of the University of Texas System.
SB 763 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, relating to fees which county clerks and clerks of county courts shall receive for their services.
SB 764 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, relating to fees which county clerks and county recorders shall receive for their services.
SB 765 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, providing for absenteel voting in counties having county election commissions.
SB 766 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending Title 50 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, known as the Texas Election Code.
SB 767 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to providing minimum specifications for filing of legal instruments, documents and papers in the office of the County Clerk and the County Recorder.
SB 768 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Private Detectives, Private Investigators, Private Patrolmen, Private Guards and Managers Act.
SB 769 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to "Regional Planning Commissions" to provide the authority to counties, cities, and political subdivisions and/or instrumentalities to enter into cooperative agreements with one another to eliminate duplication of activities.
SB 770 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the authority and procedure for governing and administering certain state college and university programs leading to baccalaureate and graduate degrees in nursing and continuing education in nursing; providing an effective date.
SB 771 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to animals running at large on any U.S. highway or state highway or farm-to-market road.
SB 772 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to residence restrictions on appointment of members of the Board of Regents of North Texas State University.
SB 773 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending articles of the Penal Code of Texas, 1925.
SB 774 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to requiring applicants for renewal of operator's, commercial operator's, or chauffeur's licenses to make verified statements of whether or not they are subject to Texas arrest warrants for moving traffic offenses.
SB 775 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to certain fees of county judge.
SB 776 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 777 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 778 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to authorizing and providing for union recognition and collective bargaining for firefighters employed by cities, towns, and other political subdivisions of the State.
SB 779 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to prohibiting any person who has been convicted of a felony or who has received probation from a felony offense from possessing certain weapons away from the premises upon which he lives.
SB 780 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the minimum time which must be served before release on parole from a penal or correctional institution of this state.
SB 781 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties and of their political subdivisions to enter into contracts with one another for performance of governmental functions.
SB 782 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 783 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Consumer Protection Department and prescribing its organization, powers, duties, and functions.
SB 784 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the collection of a certain county vehicle registration fee under certain circumstances.
SB 785 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 786 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Control to take bids on contracts to remove rough fish from public fresh waters as requested by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 787 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to establishing a State Board of Shorthand Reporter Examiners to examine and certify official shorthand court reporters and providing standards, procedures, and qualifications for certification.
SB 788 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Texas Highway Patrol to Texas State Troopers.
SB 789 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to delinquent taxpayers.
SB 790 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 791 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 792 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to providing for the receiving, safekeeping and disbursing of all moneys belonging to the county by the County Treasurer.
SB 793 Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to microfilming, to retention of records by counties, and to supervision of microfilm quality.
SB 794 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 795 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 852 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the negotiability of promissory notes or other evidences of indebtedness of a consumer.
SB 853 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to traveling in a motor vehicle with an alcoholic beverage in an open container.
SB 854 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to creating an Institute of Health Science to be known as the Texas Womens University Institute of Health Science at Denton as a separate institution placing the management and control of the institute as a separate institution in the Board of Regents of Texas Womens University and its successors.
SB 855 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to defining "destructive device" and "explosive", forbidding the manufacture, sale, possession, detonation, or attempted detonation of destructive devices, forbidding the collection of materials to be used in the manufacture of destructive devices and the sale of such materials when the intent of their use is known.
SB 856 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Alcoholic Beverage Commission to maintain a detachment of investigators for the enforcement of Texas Liquor Control Act for use by counties, cities and other political subdivisions in certain circumstances.
SB 857 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to maintaining order on the campuses or facilities of state-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 858 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to prohibiting knowingly tampering with, adjusting, altering, changing, setting back, disconnecting or failing to connect the odometer of a motor vehicle so that the odometer shows more or less miles traveled for the purpose of deceiving a purchaser; providing a penalty.
SB 869 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending Code of Criminal Procedure, limiting the authority of the medical examiner in instances where autopsy might be required and making available to the family of the decedent a copy of the autopsy report.
SB 897 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to protecting the consumer and encouraging the highest standards of construction safety by requiring the use of safety glazing materials in hazardous locations in residential, commercial or public buildings.
SB 898 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to residence restrictions on appointment of the members of the Board of Regents of East Texas State University.
SB 899 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 199th Judicial District composed of Collin County.
SB 929 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, operation and powers of the Grayson County Airport Authority pursuant to Article IX, Section 12, of the Texas Constitution.
SB 953 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to validating the incorporation of all cities and towns of more than one thousand five hundred (1,500) and less than one thousand eight hundred (1,800) inhabitants, heretofore incorporated or attempted to be incorporated under the general laws of Texas under the Commission form of government.
SB 1008 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to amending various laws pertaining to the affairs of counties, cities, and school districts in order to recognize the effect of the recent federal census; providing an effective date.
SB 1011 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to defining the term "impacted property" as certain described real property in Grayson County, located adjacent to or near the western end of Eisenhower State Park, the term "owner" as the owner or lessee of impacted property, the term "guest" as the guest or employee of an owner, and the term "Department" as the State Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 1014 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to authorizing governing bodies of cities and counties to impose a tax on the sale, preparation and service of certain alcoholic beverages.
SB 1032 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to providing for the authorization and issuance by any city or town which has by duly adopted resolution, order or ordinance approved or approved in principle a New Community plan in connection with a New Community Development project under the federal Urban Growth and New Community Development Act of 1970.
SCR 51 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Granting L.L. Haney, et ux, permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 56 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Granting Glyn Swindell permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 70 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Providing for Local and Uncontested Bills Calendar on any day.
SCR 76 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Creating Governor's Small Business Committee.
SCR 88 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Expressing appreciation to J. L. Huffines, Jr. for his service to the State of Texas.
SJR 46 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, so as to lower the minimum population required for a city to adopt or amend a home rule charter to include certain cities.
SJR 47 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, prohibiting the Legislature from fixing the salary or allowances of any official or employee paid wholly from county funds in certain circumstances.
SJR 48 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, relating to the ineligibility of state officials for certain other offices and interest in contracts.
SJR 49 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, relating to ineligibility of persons holding other offices.
SR 40 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Burgamy.
SR 126 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Ken Lambert and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dunn of Plano.
SR 549 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Augusto Vivas of Lima Peru.
SR 568 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Mary Lea Pemberton.
SR 569 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Phyllis Mathews.
SR 570 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Judy Brown.
SR 694 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Jerry Smith, et al.
SR 697 Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al.
Caption: Extending commendation to Mrs. Betty Mischen, "Teacher of the Year".
SR 800 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Providing for the appointment by the Lieutenant Governor of a Local and Uncontested Bills Calendar Committee to be composed of seven members.
SR 877 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Max Hardesty and children.
SR 883 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Designating Mark Sechrest as Honorary Page of the Senate.
SR 905 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending congratulations to Robert Taylor on his birthday.
SR 996 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Al Lien, Texas Mother of 1971.
SR 997 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Denton National Honor Society and their sponsors.
SR 1069 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Girl Scout Troops 7, 57,45, 26, 88, 13, 25,63,108 and 14.
SR 1102 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending the position of Honorary Page to Michael David Lee of Mesquite.
SR 1165 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Designating David Hedges as Honorary Page of Senate for the day.
SR 1219 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Miss Maria Mahrer, "Miss Greenville, 1971".
SR 1278 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Mrs. Colleen Farris.
SR 1396 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Designating Steven Robert Bigham and Charolette Leah Bigham as Honorary Senate pages.
SR 1402 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Providing for the creation of an Interim committee on Revenue and Tax Planning.
SR 1418 Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al.
Caption: In memory of Julius Schepps.
SR 1424 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Requesting the Department of Agriculture to take necessary steps to obtain reciprocity agreements with those countries exporting beef to the United States.
SR 1458 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Providing for the creation of an Interim committee to study consumer protection legislation.
SR 1502 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: In memory of Dallas County Sheriff's Deputies Sam Infante, A.J. Robertson and Don Reese.
62nd 1st Called Session
SB 8 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to the filing of financial statements by certain persons; amending Section 4, Chapter 100, Acts of the 55th Legislature, Regular Session, 1955.
SB 12 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Relating to filing of a financial statement by certain persons. Amending Section 4, Chapter 100 of the 55th Legislature.
SB 15 Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the filing of finacial statements by candidates for certain offices.
SR 33 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending commendation to Chilton Board.
62nd 2nd Called Session
SCR 10 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Declaring Legislative Intent with regard to the adoption of H.J.R. No. 61 with respect to constitutional revision commission.
SCR 11 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Granting permission to L.L. Haney and wife, Betty Jo, to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 20 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Granting Glyn Swindell permission to sue the State of Texas.
SR 53 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending best wishes to Mickey Mantle for a speedy recovery.
SR 93 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to "Tony" Mark Anthony Swindell.
SR 94 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Ann Faragher for her outstanding achievements in the field of journalism.
62nd 3rd Called Session
SR 159 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Suspending Senate Rules to allow television coverage of the conclusion of a filibuster.
SR 209 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending welcome to Ralph Pully, Jr.
SR 338 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Extending congratulations to Texas Woman's University for significant contributions to nursing and allied health programs.
SR 347 Author: Hall, Ralph
Caption: Recognizing Senator A. M. Aikin, Jr., as the "Father of Modern Texas Education," and providing that a portrait of A. M. Aikin, Jr., be hung in the Senate Chamber.
SR 359 Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al.
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Mrs. Minnie Meier for her service as Senate Journal Clerk and best wishes on the occasion of her retirement.