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Legislation authored by Robert C. Eckhardt

Includes legislation with Robert C. Eckhardt as the primary author for the 56th through 59th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

59th Regular Session
HB 42 Caption: Relating to apportioning the State of Texas into congressional districts.
HB 336 Caption: Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public works and for maximum hours of work by all such workers.
HB 654 Caption: Relating to reapportioning the Texas House of Representatives, reapportioning the Texas Senate; repealing certain acts.
HB 718 Caption: Relating to providing standards in connection with hearings involving the deletion or consolidation of courses in institutions of higher learning by the Coordinating Board.
HB 732 Caption: Relating to the challenge of jurors for cause in criminal cases; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure.
HB 736 Caption: Relating to public transportation service under the Foundation School Program Act.
HB 787 Caption: Relating to providing an additional period in which practicing architects who were practicing on May 22, 1937, may register and receive a certificate without examination.
HB 913 Caption: Relating to the production and possession of wine by the head of a family for family use; amending the Texas Liquor Control Act.
HB 1003 Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing body of the Harris County Flood Control District to designate flood hazard areas.
HB 1021 Caption: Relating to providing standards for agency practice; providing for review of agency proceedings.
HB 1023 Caption: Relating to reconstituting and changing the name of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HJR 25 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services, and providing for the issuance of the necessary proclamation by the Governor.
HJR 84 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to the residence qualifications of Representatives of the State of Texas.
58th Regular Session
HB 23 Caption: Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety; providing penalties.
HB 183 Caption: Relating to providing for voluntary and involuntary commitment for hospitalization and care for persons addicted to narcotics; providing for involuntary confinement, probation, and rehabilitation.
HB 184 Caption: Relating to providing for the punishment of a corporation found guilty of a crime by fine in lieu of punishment by imprisonment.
HB 185 Caption: Relating to providing for the issuing, service and return of process in all courts upon corporations charged by indictment, information, or complaint with the commission of a criminal offense.
HB 186 Caption: Relating to amending Article 19 of the Penal Code, 1925, and defining certain words to include public and private corporations unless there is an express declaration to the contrary.
HB 281 Caption: Relating to repealing Statutes requiring a labor union organizer to apply for and obtain an organizer's card from the Secretary of State.
HB 282 Caption: Relating to repealing the Statute known as the State Youth Development Council.
HB 434 Caption: Relating to duties of the county health officer; further amplifying such duties and providing the right of inspection.
HB 454 Caption: Relating to repealing a Statute relative to credit allowed for working out fines in certain counties.
HB 455 Caption: Relating to repealing the Statute relative to the disposition of fees of precinct, county and district officers in certain counties.
HB 469 Caption: Relating to defining and regulating the business of giving bail in criminal and quasi-criminal cases in certain counties.
HB 470 Caption: Relating to repealing the levy of a tax for purpose of advertising in and for certain counties.
HB 471 Caption: Relating to repealing the credit allowed for working out fines in certain counties.
HB 472 Caption: Relating to the selection of jurors in certain counties.
HB 473 Caption: Relating to repealing Statutes relating to credit being allowed for convict labor in certain counties.
HB 557 Caption: Relating to providing methods for legitimating children born out of wedlock; providing for an effective date.
HB 595 Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing body of the Harris County Flood Control District to establish and maintain building setback lines along waterways.
HB 775 Caption: Relating to providing that the percentage allowable for any producer of oil in this State shall never be more than ten per cent below that of the average of the six states of the Union having the greatest quantity of production.
HB 897 Caption: Relating to levying a tax on the production of oil in graduated rates on the quantity produced by a given company.
HB 1018 Caption: Relating to making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees.
57th Regular Session
HB 35 Caption: Relating to repealing a certain Act directing counties having a population of five hundred thousand (500,000) inhabitants or more and authorizing counties having a population less than five hundred thousand (500,000) inhabitants, to create the office of County Fire Marshal.
HB 481 Caption: Relating to levying a tax on the occupation of producing natural gas, defining "Producers" so as to include "Severance Producers" and "Dedicated Reserve Producers, further defining and describing persons to whom the tax applies, providing exclusions, providing for the collection and enforcement.
HB 532 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure relating to admissibility of confessions made by defendants in criminal cases.
HB 580 Caption: Relating to regulating controversies between employers and employees concerning representation for purposes of collective bargaining.
HB 954 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing an additional period in which practicing architects who were practicing on May 22, 1937, may register and receive a certificate without examination.
HB 1007 Caption: Relating to defining certain words and terms to include public and private corporations unless there is an express declaration to the contrary.
HB 1008 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to raise revenue by imposing a tax on the income received by persons from dividends and interest.
HB 1010 Caption: Relating to providing for the issuing, service and return of process in all courts upon corporations charged by indictment, information, or complaint with the commission of a criminal offense.
HB 1011 Caption: Relating to providing additional revenues to permit support of State services at an adequate level by levying a tax on the occupation of producing natural gas and oil and imposing other taxes; providing an effective date.
HB 1026 Caption: Relating to providing for the punishment of a corporation found guilty of a crime by fine in lieu of punishment by imprisonment.
HB 1027 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to petit juries in counties using the jury wheel; providing that in those counties which draw two separate jury panels for the week, the Commissioners Court shall provide a room or place for each panel and the sheriff shall assign a deputy to look after each panel.
HB 1032 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to petit juries in counties using the jury wheel; providing that in counties having two or more criminal district courts and two or more district courts, two separate jury panels for the week may be drawn by and be in attendance upon those courts which have a criminal docket and the other to be drawn by and be in attendance upon those courts which have a civil docket.
57th 1st Called Session
HB 4 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act levying a tax on the occupation of producing gas as a severance beneficiary, with exceptions.
57th 3rd Called Session
HB 6 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute and the Penal Code of Texas defining and regulating the business of lending money in amounts of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) or less; to authorize the licensing and regulating of persons engages in such business; to permit licenses to charge a greater rate of interest than lender not licensed hereunder; to prescribe maximum rates of interest that licensees are permitted to charge; to provide for administration and enforcement of this Act and the issuance of regulations of examinations and investigations and the publication of reports thereof; to provide penalties.
56th Regular Session
HB 41 Caption: Relating to the tax on the production of oil; basing the tax in graduated rates on the quantity of oil produced by a given company.
HB 102 Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment over a territory embracing cities, towns, districts, and such like governmental units of Joint Area Planning programs.
HB 222 Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to the admissibility of confessions made by defendants in criminal cases, so as to provide that a confession made while a defendant is in confinement or in the custody of an officer must be made in writing before certain specified magistrates.
HB 282 Caption: Relating to regulating the method of taking fish in the bays, inlets, passes and tidal waters and from points less than 300 yards from the coastline of the mainland of the State of Texas and islands of the Gulf of Mexico; providing penalties.
HB 649 Caption: Relating to fixing and making certain the amount of compensation to be paid from County funds by Counties having a population of eight hundred thousand or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census, as compensation to District and Criminal District Judges in such Counties.
HB 843 Caption: Relating to levying a tax on contracts and the benefits of dedications of natural gas based upon a percentage of the difference between a standard figure and the price at which the gas was sold under the contract or pursuant to the dedication, but not to be less than one cent per thousand cubic fee.
56th 1st Called Session
HB 10 Caption: Relating to the tax on the production of oil; amending certain acts so as to base the tax in graduated rates on the quantity of oil produced by a given company.
HB 23 Caption: Relating to levying a tax on the occupation of receiving gas under a dedicated reserves contract, or any contract by which the beneficiary receives an option or a preferred right to purchase or use gas over a fixed period of time in the amount of one cent times a fraction whose numerator shall be 10 and whose denominator shall be the number of cents paid by the beneficiary of said contract, not less than three.
HB 31 Caption: Relating to providing for the protection of State and public uses of the seashore bordering the Gulf of Mexico and prohibiting obstruction or interference with such uses.
HB 70 Caption: Relating to defining an area presumed to be a public easement to the open shore and surf of the State of Texas; providing certain standards of proof of claimants to ownership and use of the sandy shore in question; prohibiting interference with such easement.
HB 71 Caption: Relating to regulating buildings, fences, walls, ditches and other obstructions on and near the shores of the Gulf of Mexico and the arms thereof.
56th 2nd Called Session
HB 14 Caption: Relating to the protection of State and public uses of the seashore bordering the Gulf of Mexico and prohibiting obstruction or interference with such uses; providing for enforcement by injunctions and penalties and other rights and procedures relating thereto.