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Legislation authored by George H. Richards

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

59th Regular Session
HB 55 Caption: Relating to the procedure for disannexing certain areas from a county line school district.
HB 692 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to convey an airway easement across certain state-owned land to the City of Huntsville, Texas.
HB 739 Caption: Relating to changing the name of Sam Houston State Teachers College to Sam Houston State College.
HB 746 Caption: Relating to hunting wild quail in Leon County.
HB 924 Caption: Relating to the rates for investigation fees, bonds and other security, and license fees under the Sale of Checks Act; making amendments.
HB 1085 Caption: Relating to enlarging Houston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to be coterminous with Houston County, Texas.
HB 1112 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts enlarging Houston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to be coterminous with Houston County, Texas, to empower the Board of Directors of such District to authorize and issue bonds of said District payable from revenues only without submitting the question of the issuance of same to a vote provided that the bonds are payable at least in part from revenue derived from a contract or contracts with cities and the question of the making of the contract or contracts has been favorably voted by the qualified taxpaying electors in each of the cities contracting with the District.
HB 1132 Caption: Relating to the construction of cattle guards by counties on certain roads.
HB 1143 Caption: Relating to the election of trustees of independent school districts in certain counties.
HCR 114 Caption: Authorizing certain corrections in H. B. No. 692.
HR 6 Caption: Providing for the designation of the number of House Journals to be mailed.
HR 39 Caption: In memory of the Honorable Albert King Daniel of Houston County.
58th Regular Session
HB 120 Caption: Relating to rules of the Railroad Commission concerning daily production of gas and oil, entered and promulgated before January 1, 1962; providing an effective date.
HB 376 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Chairman of the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges to exchange a certain tract of state-owned land for another tract of publicly-owned land of similar size.
HB 624 Caption: Relating to providing for the licensing and regulation of the business of selling, issuing or delivering checks, drafts and money orders as a service or for a fee or other consideration; providing penalties for violations of this Act.
HCR 33 Caption: Granting Lon Ed Sowell permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections.
57th Regular Session
HB 259 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Chairman of the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges to exchange a certain tract of State-owned land for another tract of privately-owned land of similar size.
HB 460 Caption: Relating to providing that the remaining balance of the sum of money appropriated to the Department of Corrections in Item 98, H. B. No. 4, 56th Legislature, Third Called Session, may be used for purposes stated in Items 92 and 95 of said bill; providing that no new money shall be appropriated by the provisions of this Act, providing that money already appropriated to the Department of Corrections for the biennium ending August 31, 1961, can be used to continue the operations of the Department of Corrections.
HB 509 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to fishing in Rusk and Houston Counties; to make provisions of Act inapplicable to the Neches River wherever it borders on Houston County.
HB 687 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to conferring upon the Game and Fish Commission regulatory authority over wildlife resources in the County of Walker.
HB 689 Caption: Relating to providing that Houston County Water Control and Improvement District No.1 shall contain all of the territory contained in Houston County.
HB 822 Caption: Relating to the definition, licensing and regulating of the business of selling and issuing checks, drafts and money orders as a service or for a fee or other consideration; to permit the licensing of persons engaged in such business; to provide for the administration of this Act; prescribing penalties.
HB 823 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute extending application of the Admissions Tax to all events, contests and exhibitions of a competitive nature.
HR 221 Caption: In memory of Ewing Stanley of Huntsville.
HR 222 Caption: In memory of Daniel Ebenezer Fraiser of Walker County.
HR 245 Caption: Congratulating members of the Huntville Boy Scouts who won various awards.
HR 281 Caption: In memory of Mr. Claude Brown of Crockett.
HR 309 Caption: In memory of John Fielding Baker of Huntsville.
HR 310 Caption: Congratulating Dr. Margaret Powell on her selection as State personality for the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Journal.
HR 315 Caption: Commending Allen Rogers of Crockett on starting his new business.
HR 356 Caption: In memory of Mrs. Hortense Lacy Linder of Crockett.
HR 357 Caption: In memory of Mrs. Fannie Stafford of Grapeland.
HR 705 Caption: In memory of Thomas Norman Hayman of Walker County.
HR 757 Caption: Commending the San Antonio Police Department for recovering Representative George H. Richards' car after it was stolen.
57th 1st Called Session
HB 36 Caption: Relating to conferring upon the Game and Fish Commission regulatory authority over wildlife resources in the County of Houston; amending a certain Act to make that Act applicable to such Count; repealing certain laws and fixing an effective date of the repeal.
HB 160 Caption: Relating to provide that the District Attorney of the 12th Judicial District shall be compensated not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000); providing that the stenographer of such Judicial District shall be compensated not to exceed Four Thousand Dollars ($4,000).
HR 107 Caption: In memory of Horace C. Moore, Jr., Vernon "Danny" Eckles, and Johnny Frye.
57th 3rd Called Session
HB 10 Caption: Relating to making certain appropriations out of the unexpended balances in the Special Mineral Lease Fund to the Department of Corrections for emergency purposes.
HCR 28 Caption: Granting C. G. Way, et al. permission to sue the State of Texas.
HCR 50 Caption: Instructing the House Enrolling Clerk to make certain corrections in H. C. R. No. 28.
HR 3 Caption: Directing the allocation of Parking spaces for Members of the Legislature.
HR 76 Caption: In memory of O. B. Ellis.
HR 134 Caption: Congratulating the Sam Houston State College football team on winning their conference championship.