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Legislation authored by Walter L. Knapp

Includes legislation with Walter L. Knapp as the primary author for the 34th through 61st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

61st Regular Session
HB 65 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the employment and salaries of the county attorney and assistant county attorneys and investigators, county judges and judges of the county courts in certain counties.
HB 66 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, a coeducational institute of vocational and vocational-technical education to be known as Amarillo Technical Institute of Texas A&M University.
HB 68 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to membership of governmental units in regional planning commissions.
HB 70 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a medical branch of the University of Texas, to be known as The University of Texas Medical School at Amarillo.
HB 71 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the creation, composition, and operation of a new Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 90 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the supplemental salary of the District Attorney for the 47th Judicial District, providing for the employment of assistant district attorneys and investigators, and fixing their compensation.
61st 2nd Called Session
HB 61 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the 181st Judicial District for Randall and Potter counties and granting general jurisdiction to the 108th District Court of Potter County.
60th Regular Session
HB 358 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to confessions and the duties of magistrates.
HB 359 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the joint criminal trial of defendants.
HB 360 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to eligibility for parole.
HB 476 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the 149th Judicial District; providing for its court and for the jurisdiction, terms, personnel, administration, and practice of the court.
HB 477 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute as to provide for a uniform means for selection of names for the jury wheel in all counties.
HB 957 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the election of district attorneys.
HB 1043 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to reapportioning the judicial districts of the state; providing an effective date.
HB 1091 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the election of a Judge for the Court of Domestic Relations in Potter County and providing that the District Clerk serve as clerk to the Court of Domestic Relations.
HB 1151 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes establishing the Texas Workmen's Compensation Board.
HB 1162 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to bonds and building use fees of certain institutions of collegiate rank so as to make such effective to additional governing bodies of the institutions named.
HB 1254 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the election of a Judge for the Court of Domestic Relations in Potter County and providing that the District Clerk serve as clerk to the Court of Domestic Relations.
HB 1264 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to a salary supplement for the district attorney and salaries for assistant district attorneys of the 47th Judicial District.
59th Regular Session
HB 131 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by abolishing trial fees and certain fees allowed the attorney representing the State before a justice court in cases involving the violation of any penal statute or the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways; providing that all justices of the peace in the State of Texas shall be compensated on a salary basis.
HB 264 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the time for hearing a petition for adoption.
HB 485 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the salaries of the first and second assistant county attorneys in certain counties.
HB 502 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to contributions to and retirement benefits under the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund in certain cities.
HB 563 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the Judge of the Court of Domestic Relations of Potter County; amending certain Acts.
HB 564 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming, and approving contracts, scrip warrants, time warrants, and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including home-rule cities) or towns since the approval by the Governor of Texas of Chapter 384, Acts of the 58th Legislature, 1963.
HJR 10 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to exempt money on deposit at interest from ad valorem taxes.
58th Regular Session
HB 463 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the abolishment of all court costs in justice courts in criminal cases and cases involving Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways; providing that all justices of the peace in the State of Texas shall be compensated on a salary basis.
HB 563 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the suspension of the imposition or the execution of sentence on conviction or plea of guilty for felony crime or offense in certain instances.
HB 618 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to the right-of-way rules on the highways.
HB 705 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to penalties for giving checks, drafts, or orders without sufficient funds, to lower from Fifty Dollars ($50) to Twenty Dollars ($20) the amount of a bad check for which increased punishment, including imprisonment in the penitentiary, is provided.
HB 909 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to expressly authorizing a county to employ those having special skills and experience to assist the Board of Equalization.
HB 941 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to providing that hearings on renewals, revocations and suspensions of barber's certificates or permits shall be held in the county of residence of the holders thereof.
HB 942 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee
Caption: Relating to applying a certain penalty also to persons who drive after having allowed their license to expire.
HB 1082 Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioner's Courts of Armstrong, Potter and Randall Counties to pay the District Judge of the 47th Judicial District a reasonable sum not to exceed $6,000 per annum; authorizing the Commissioner's Court of Potter County to pay the District Judge of the 108th Judicial District a reasonable sum not to exceed $6,000 per annum; providing that such compensation shall be in addition to other compensation paid or authorized; providing for additional compensation which may be paid visiting judges.