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Legislation authored by Sam Forse Collins

Includes legislation with Sam Forse Collins as the primary author for the 34th through 58th 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.

58th Regular Session
HB 84 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to requiring that all oil and gas wells be assigned production allowables which yield a reasonable profit over well costs.
HB 255 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of property taxes at prior assessed value before a contest of present valuation can be appealed to the courts from a board of equalization.
HB 377 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration and financing of a hospital district whose boundaries are coterminous with the boundaries of county commissioners precincts numbered one and two of Jasper County.
HB 590 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful, except under the provisions of this Act, for any person to hunt, take, kill or possess any game bird or game animal in Sabine County, Texas; providing that the open season or period of time when it shall be lawful to hunt, take, kill or possess any game bird or game animal in Sabine County shall be the same as the open season in Jasper, Newton and Tyler Counties; providing a penalty for violation of the Act.
HB 781 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of a Hospital District comprising all of Tyler County, Texas, and the assumption of all outstanding indebtedness of Tyler County incurred for hospital purposes.
HB 1046 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to clarifying the qualification of voters at the election of directors for the Jasper Hospital District of Jasper County.
HJR 53 Author: Collins, Sam Forse | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to (1) citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, (2) needy persons who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and less than sixty-five (65) years of age who are permanently and totally disabled, (3) needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one (21) years, and (4) needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years; authorizing the Legislature to set up residence requirements for eligibility for such assistance; repealing the Constitutional limit on the amount paid out of State funds to individual recipients of Old Age Assistance and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled; removing the overall ceiling and providing that the amounts for such assistance payments shall not exceed the amounts that are matchable out of Federal funds for such purposes; providing for the acceptance of financial aid from the Government of the United States.
57th Regular Session
HB 197 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of property taxes at prior assessed value before a contest of present valuation can be appealed to the courts from a board of equalization.
HB 198 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending the Taxation-General of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, by providing that certain reports by retailers to the Comptroller of the State of Texas need not be notarized.
HB 199 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to permitting certain counties to construct, operate and maintain an office building and certain offices outside the county seat.
HB 325 Author: Collins, Sam Forse | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Act approving and adopting the Sabine River Compact so as to change the term of office for the Texas members.
HB 593 Author: Collins, Sam Forse | et. al.
Caption: Relating to imposing an excise tax on all charges made by private clubs.
HB 613 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for additional notice in certain hearings.
HB 695 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending a Statute increasing the impounding fee of swine.
HB 789 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to creating Jasper County Road District No. 8 of Jasper County, Texas.
HB 937 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to setting limits on deer hunting in Tyler, Jasper and Newton Counties; providing penalties for violation.
HB 938 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the Act shall apply to Precinct 4 of Tyler County.
HB 939 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for determination, seperately for whites and seperately for negroes, of the number of professional unit allocations for Foundation School Program Act and Fund purposes under a sparse area formula.
HB 940 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the method of determining and allotting certain principal units for certain school districts.
HB 941 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to levying a processing tax on those engaged in the business of processing raw materials into products of a different or refined character, in this State and on those engaged in the business of selling or using such processed products in this State; providing a penalty for failure to pay the tax and authorizing injunctions against those failing to pay the tax; fixing the effective date.
HB 1003 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending the Representation Before the Legislature Act relating to the definitions of "persons," "legislation," and "direct communication;" relating to penalties.
HJR 34 Author: Collins, Sam Forse | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the issuance of State bonds for the purpose of financing a program for loans to individuals, partnerships and corporations to encourage the development of industries in this State, and providing for administration of the program.
57th 1st Called Session
HB 13 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for determination, separately for whites and separately for negroes, of the number of professional unit allocations for Foundation School Program Act and Fund purposes under a sparse area formula and providing for the allocation of certain funds to the Foundation School Fund.
HB 21 Author: Collins, Sam Forse | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Representation Before the Legislature Act and the Election Code of Texas relating to definitions of "person," "legislation," and "direct communication"; relating to persons required to register; relating to reports, making other provisions relating thereto, and providing penalties; relating to identification of correspondence to Members of the Legislature and providing penalty for violations; relating to records and sworn statements.
56th Regular Session
HB 218 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the Newton County Water Supply District.
HB 413 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to requiring divorce and annulment petitions to name the county in which the marriage license is recorded; requiring recordation of divorce and annulment decrees and taxing of costs of same in the cause.
HB 533 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts providing for determination, separately for whites and separately for negroes, of the number of professional unit allocations for Foundation School Program Act and fund purposes under a sparse area formula.
HB 534 Author: Collins, Sam Forse | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuance of distinctive license plates or tags to members of Volunteer Fire Departments for use by such persons upon their personally owned, private passenger vehicles in lieu of the standard license plates now required.
HB 605 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to require railroads to construct and maintain visible and audible warning signals at every state and United States highway grade crossing.
HB 606 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the sale of personal property for delinquent taxes.
HB 609 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to property subject to taxation by Water Control and Improvement Districts.
HB 610 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to providing that all laws of this State providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes are made available and when invoked shall apply to all Water Improvement Districts, Water Control and Preservation Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, Fresh Water Supply Districts, Levee Improvement Districts, Drainage Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Navigation Districts and Irrigation Districts in this State, which have power and authority to levy and collect their own taxes, and that all such Districts shall have the benefit of all liens and remedies for the security and collection of taxes due them, as provided in the laws of this State, providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes.
HB 867 Author: Collins, Sam Forse
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of property taxes at prior assessed value before a contest of present valuation can be appealed to the courts from a board of equalization.