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Legislation authored by A.J. Bishop

Includes legislation with A.J. Bishop as the primary author for the 53rd through 56th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

56th Regular Session
HB 38 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to regulate the movement of livestock and domestic fowl into the State of Texas; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 693 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the catching and taking of fish in New Lake Winters, Runnels County, Texas.
HB 694 Caption: Relating to regulating the transportation of minnows out of Runnels County, Texas; providing a penalty.
HB 944 Caption: Relating to creating the Valley Creek Water Control District as a conservation and reclamation district in portions of Nolan, Runnels, and Taylor Counties.
HB 980 Caption: Relating to continuing the availability of the unexpended balance of the funds provided for the use of Runnels County Water Improvement District.
HR 48 Caption: Congratulating Tom Wilson Reavley on the occasion of his 12th birthday.
HR 436 Caption: Commending O. B. Ellis and the Texas Department of Corrections for the walnut gavels presented to the Committee Chairmen of the House.
HR 437 Caption: Commending the Texas Lumbermen's Association for obtaining the wood used in the walnut gavels gifted to the Committee Chairmen of the House.
HR 438 Caption: Commending the Frank Paxton Lumber Company for providing the wood for the walnut gavels presented to the Committee Chairmen of the House.
HR 448 Caption: Inviting Beverley Bentley to visit the House.
56th 1st Called Session
HB 52 Caption: Relating to creating the Coke County Kickapoo Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 as a conservation, reclamation and improvement district lying wholly within the borders of Coke County.
HB 69 Caption: Relating to granting additional powers to Concho County Water Control and Improvement District Number Two in Concho County, Texas.
55th Regular Session
HB 53 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to registration of commercial motor vehicles used for certain farm purposes to provide that additional use of such vehicles for passenger transportation for certain purposes, without charge, shall not prevent their registration as farm vehicles.
HB 403 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Runnels County Water Improvement District; providing for its repayment.
54th Regular Session
HB 456 Caption: Relating to regulating fishing in New Lake Winters in Runnels County; prescribing legal methods of taking fish; prohibiting the use of seines, nets and trapping devices; prohibiting taking or possession of minnows from the lake; prohibiting commercial fishing; providing a penalty; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 577 Caption: Relating to requiring slaughterers of livestock to maintain records in a bound volume on livestock purchased or slaughtered by them; defining certain terms; prescribing an offense and fixing the penalty therefor.
HB 711 Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955, provided for its expenditures.
HB 755 Caption: Relating to authorizing general law cities to make appropriations for advertising and promoting their growth and development; requiring an election; providing for severability.
HB 908 Caption: Relating to creating the Runnels County Water Improvement District as a body politic and corporate; fixing its boundaries; defining and specifying its powers; providing that no director, officer, agent, or employee of the District shall be interested in any contract of the District, making violation thereof a felony and providing a penalty.
HB 934 Caption: Relating to affidavits required of applicants for farm license plates in the registration of commercial motor vehicles.
53rd Regular Session
HB 161 Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to kill deer and wild turkey and quail in Coke County for a period of four (4) years from and after the passage of this Act; providing a penalty.
HB 507 Caption: Relating to prohibiting the shooting or discharging of any rifle or pistol in, along, or across any lake in Coke County, State of Texas, prescribing a penalty therefor.
HB 508 Caption: Relating to the Sweetwater Oak Creek Lake, Coke County, State of Texas, providing for a closed season and an expiration date; regulating the manner and methods of taking fish, minnows and frogs from said lake; providing a penalty.
HB 719 Caption: Relating to requiring all teachers' contracts to be in writing and requiring suspension of teacher's certificate for a period of one year if contract is abandoned after August 1, of any year without justifiable cause; providing for hearing and appeal.
HB 889 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to telephone cooperatives; changing the definition of "rural area" to mean any area in this State located outside the boundaries of any incorporated or unincorporated city, town or village having a population in excess of one thousand five hundred (1,500) inhabitants.