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Legislation authored by Warren Swann McDonald

Includes legislation with Warren Swann McDonald as the primary author for the 34th through 54th 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.

54th Regular Session
SB 57 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools, acting by the Executive Director thereof, to execute and deliver to the State Highway Commission of Texas a right-of-way easement to certain land in Smith County, Texas, for the construction, reconstruction and maintenance of a State highway extending along or across certain State property known as East Texas Tuberculosis Hospital.
SB 197 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to reappropriating unexpended balances of the appropriation heretofore authorized for constructing and equipping buildings for the East Texas Tuberculosis Hospital at Tyler; appropriating any federal funds granted for such purposes.
SB 216 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to enlarge the purpose for which a surplus in the sinking fund for county road bonds may be used; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 227 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for a Two Dollar fee for services of citation out of Small Claims Courts; to provide for accounting therefor; to prohibit mileage therefor.
SB 237 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to hunt, take or kill squirrels in Smith County except in the months of July, October, November and December; providing a penalty; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 328 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to improvement of the marketing opportunities of sweet potatoes grown in Texas and to the protection of consumers of sweet potatoes by a prompt and efficient program for inspection and classification of sweet potatoes at reasonable cost; providing a savings clause.
SB 377 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to authorizing parts of county line school districts to be annexed to adjacent junior college districts for junior college purposes only; defining county line school districts; providing invalidity of portion of the Act shall not affect validity of remainder.
SB 394 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to establishing a County Juvenile Board in Wood County and Upshur County; prescribing membership organization, duties and compensation of its members; repealing conflicting laws; providing for severability.
SB 420 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to Hunting on Game Preserves for Pay.
53rd Regular Session
SB 74 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes so as to permit the Commissioner of Agriculture to enter into reciprocal agreements with responsible officers of other States to ship nursery stock into the State.
SB 75 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing for an offense for refusing to state where nursery stock was propagated or the manner of propagation, or for selling, offering for sale, or delivering nursery stock which is untrue to name, dead, or devitalized to such an extent as to be unfit for sale.
SB 76 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that each individual delivery of nursery stock shall be packed in such a manner that the roots will be protected from air and loss of moisture.
SB 107 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending Insurance Code relating to County Mutual Insurance Companies.
SB 109 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of County Attorney of Smith County, Texas; creating the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney for Smith County.
SB 127 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to include reference to the laws of the United States.
SB 128 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to search a private residence without a search warrant and to use in evidence any fact or facts, or testimony obtained in violation thereof, or in violation of the laws of this State or of the United States; and providing a penalty for a violation thereof.
SB 178 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to restrictions on drivers of Public Junior College school buses and public or common carriers, by reducing the minimum age of Public Junior College school bus drivers from 21 years to 17 years.
SB 180 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants by public junior college districts for the purpose of purchasing school buses, shop equipment, science equipment, athletic equipment, typewriters, adding machines, office equipment, library books, and other like equipment, landscaping of school grounds, and athletic fields.
SB 204 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to authorizing the board of trustees of any common school district, consolidated common school district, county-line common school district, or consolidated county-line common school district to appoint an assessor of taxes and a board of equalization.
SB 267 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing Commissioners Courts to increase compensation of Justices of the Peace in certain precincts.
SB 268 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to requiring any insurance organization doing business in Texas to pay to any Local Recording Agent of Texas who issues or signs any policy of insurance originated by a non-resident on property or persons in this State a sum not less than the amount of commission or brokerage required to be paid, by the laws or regulations of the state of such non-resident, to such non-resident for issuing or signing any policy of insurance covering property or persons located in the state of such non-resident when such policy of insurance is originated by a Local Recording Agent of this State.
SB 269 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to authorizing the propagation of quail for commercial food purposes; to require licensing of such business by the Texas Game and Fish Commission; providing penalty for violation of the provisions of this law.
SB 321 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes by changing the time and term of holding the 7th and 114th Judicial District Courts..
SB 351 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to removing the closed season on wild pheasants in Smith County but continuing in effect the general law prescribing the bag limit on the number of pheasants which may be taken, killed, or possessed.
SB 353 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to permit the Commissioner of Agriculture to enter into reciprocal agreements with responsible officers of other States on shipments of nursery stock.
53rd 1st Called Session
SB 14 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to appropriating money received from the Federal Government in reimbursement for Moore Army Air Field.
52nd Regular Session
SB 18 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the presumption of death after the absence of seven years, and declaring that no person delivering the estate of a presumably dead person under order of a court of competent jurisdiction shall be liable therefor.
SB 133 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of One Hundred and Seventy-Five ($175) Dollars to pay expenses incurred by the Judge of the 115th Judicial District of Texas.
SB 134 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to changing the name of "East Texas State Tuberculosis Sanatorium" to East Texas Tuberculosis Hospital.
SB 178 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to negligently set on fire, or cause to be set on fire any woods, forest, cut over, brush, range, or grassland belongings to another, or to set on fire any woods, forest, cut over, brush, range, or grassland belonging to himself and allowing such fire to spread to the property of another; prescribing a penalty necessary and incident thereto.
SB 179 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to willfully set on fire, cause to be set on fire, or attempt to set on fire any woods, forest, cut over, brush, range; prescribing a penalty necessary and incident thereto.
SB 195 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending the Housing Cooperation Act; providing for an election of the qualified electors.
SB 238 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for appeal to the Court of Civil Appeals from any order of any District or County Court in civil cases granting motions for new trial.
SB 260 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to validating the establishment, organization, and/or creation of all junior college districts, as extended by annexations or other school districts whose areas have been added to the original junior college district by vote of qualified property tax-paying voters residing in said annexed areas.
SB 326 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation, government, operation and maintenance of fire protection districts for the conservation of natural resources and properties within the State of Texas, outside of incorporated cities, towns and villages.
SB 327 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas State Parks Board of the sum of One Hundred Thousand ($100,000) Dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to provide for separate equal facilities for Negroes in the State Parks System of Texas.
SB 357 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to Feeding Stuffs by transferring powers and duties from Agricultural Experiment Station to Commissioner of Agriculture.
SB 372 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes providing that the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools is authorized to employ a superintendent for each institution under its control and management.
SB 373 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing that the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools is authorized to require the superintendent of each institution under its control and management to enter into a bond conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties.
SJR 8 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Proposing an amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for the creation and establishment of rural fire prevention districts so as to provide that the Legislature may authorize an ad valorem tax not to exceed Fifty (50) Cents on the One Hundred ($100) Dollars valuation.
51st Regular Session
SB 35 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the classification of prisoners for good conduct, industry, and obedience, and the commutation of time in accordance with said classification.
SB 36 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, concerning the selection of jurors for service in the District and County Courts.
SB 107 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, concerning the filing date of applications for educational aid and application for tuition aid; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 189 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in any County having a population of not less than sixty-nine thousand and eighty (69,080) and not more than sixty-nine thousand one hundred (69,100) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census to lease or sell any County Hospital belonging to said County upon such towns and conditions as may be agreed to by the Commissioners Court of such County and providing that no sale of such Hospital shall be confirmed by the Commissioners Court of such County until such sale be approved by a majority vote of the property tax paying citizens of such county and providing for the manner of conducting such election.
SB 322 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, detaching Gregg County from the 71st Judicial District and attaching the County of Upshur to the 71st Judicial District; providing that partial unconstitutionality of this Act shall not affect the remainder thereof; repealing all conflicting laws.
SB 331 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to authorize guardians to contract for the recovery of property of their wards and pay expenses incident to such recovery by conveyance of a contingent interest therein, subject to approval by the Probate Court.
SB 339 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to providing that all municipal corporations and all districts created under the authority of the Constitution of the State of Texas and all school districts, including junior college districts of this State, are authorized to contract for public liability insurance on all motor vehicles owned or operated by such corporations or districts; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith; containing a severability clause.
SB 378 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to providing for the annexation of common and/or independent school districts to certain Junior College Districts for Junior College purposes only; repealing all laws in conflict only to the extent of the conflict; providing a savings clause.
SB 379 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing body of any city which is operating under a home rule charter, and which city on the effective date of this Act owns and is operating a public parking lot or lots, to issue negotiable revenue bonds for the purpose of constructing, building, and erecting buildings and other permanent improvements on said public parking lot or lots for the public parking or storage of motor vehicles, such bonds to be secured solely by a pledge of net revenues derived from the operation of said parking lot or lots and the buildings and other permanent improvements thereon; containing a severability provision.
SB 380 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to feeding stuff, adulterated feed, labeling of feed, etc.; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 448 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of District Attorney in the 7th Judicial District of Texas; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 449 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to creating the 115th Judicial District of Texas to be composed of Upshur and Woods Counties; providing this Act shall be severable.
SB 460 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the taking, catching, or possession of fish for sale from the waters of Sabine and Neches Rivers in Wood and Smith Counties, and prohibiting the buying and selling or the offering for sale or offering to buy any fish caught from the waters of the Sabine and Neches Rivers in Wood and Smith Counties for a period of two years; providing a penalty; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 499 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to repealing certain laws relative to the James Stephen Hogg Memorial Commission.
SJR 5 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, authorizing the Legislature to provide for the creation and establishment of rural fire prevention districts.
51st 1st Called Session
SB 19 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to requiring separate facilities for white and negro citizens in the system of State parks and the use thereof.
SB 43 Author: McDonald, Warren Swann
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, establishing and constituting a Juvenile Board in certain counties to be composed of the County Judges and District Judge; providing that this Act shall be cumulative; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing a savings clause.