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Legislation authored by Ray Roberts

Includes legislation with Ray Roberts as the primary author for the 54th through 57th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

57th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: General Appropriations Bill for the state government for the biennium beginning September 1, 1961.
SB 10 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to Taxation-General-Motor Fuel Tax pertaining to claimed and unclaimed refunds on motor fuel revenues used for aircraft purposes.
SB 26 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges of Texas to levy a regular fixed student fee for the purpose of financing, constructing, operating, maintaining and improving the East Texas State College Union Center Building at the East Texas State College.
SB 31 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act increasing the amounts to be allocated from the Clearance Fund to the Blind Assistance Fund and the Old Age Assistance Fund and allowing certain credits from the first revenues collected to be deposited to these Funds; fixing the operative date of the amendment.
SB 35 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the salaries of all state officers and employees except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges.
SB 75 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing a Position Classification Plan for certain departments, institutions and agencies of the State, and requiring that all regular, full-time salaried employments shall conform therewith, establishing the office of Classification Officer and describing his duties.
SB 208 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to transferring control and management of East Texas State College from the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges to a new body to be called the Board of Regents of East Texas State College.
SB 209 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure and a certain Statute to provide that Jury Commissioners shall receive a compensation of Ten Dollars ($10.) per day or part thereof.
SB 233 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Fannin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, the organization, confirmation election and election of directors for the District and all proceedings relating thereto.
SB 283 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the beneficiary of a deceased retired Judge shall be paid the difference between the total amount of the contributions made by him and the amount received by him as retirement pay.
SB 313 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the planning, design, construction and equipping of additional floors for the State Insurance Building and the second State Office Building; providing for the completion and equipping of the State Archives and Library Building; providing funds for such purposes; granting authority for the limited use and improvements on Capitol grounds to provide passageways and walks to new buildings.
SB 322 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the Texas Commission on Higher Education to clarify powers and duties thereof.
SB 353 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code prohibiting the running at large of livestock; limiting the meaning of the term "running at large"; proving immunity from liability for injuring animals running at large except for gross negligence or wilful intent; providing for enforcement.
SB 412 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the authority of incorporated cities and towns to utilize eminent domain powers to condemn private property to establish thereon off-street parking for motor vehicles.
SB 436 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code to define the terms "Original License", "Application For Original License", and "Grandfather Application"; to declare that retail dealers are affected with a public interest and to empower and direct the Railroad Commission of Texas to promulgate and adopt rules and regulations to assure reasonably adequate service by retail dealers tot he general public.
57th 1st Called Session
SB 1 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to appropriating money for the support of the Judicial, Executive, and Legislative branches of the State Government, for the construction of State buildings, the payment of claims against the State, local expenses of Soil Conservation Districts, and for State aid to designated public junior colleges, for the two year period beginning September 1, 1961 and ending August 31, 1963.
SB 59 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to validating the incorporation of cities and towns heretofore incorporated or attempted to be incorporated under the General Laws of Texas and having a population according to the Federal Census of 1960 of not more than six thousand (6,000).
57th 3rd Called Session
SB 50 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to validating orders entered by County Judges declaring the inhabitants of certain cities, towns or villages incorporated, setting forth the boundaries thereof and the officials of such cities, towns or villages.
56th Regular Session
SB 22 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts providing for the inclusion of "trailers" and "semi-trailers" having a gross weight in excess of four thousand (4,000) pounds, providing for certain exceptions.
SB 64 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to fees which Private Employment Agents or Agencies may charge applicants for employment.
SB 209 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to manufacturing and selling of bedding; which pertain to the labeling of bedding and registration for selling bedding and enforcement provisions.
SB 217 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to and providing for the destruction of certain predatory animals and rodent pests; providing for appropriations.
SB 224 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to the type of instrument and amount thereof necessary to be shown to prove a violation of the Hot Check Law.
SB 249 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to establishing the Hunt County Juvenile Board.
SB 257 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts concerning the authority to carry arms and to make arrests, vested in certain investigators appointed by county attorneys in counties having a population in excess of thirty-seven thousand (37,000).
SB 258 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to authorizing cities to deposit proceeds from the sale of bonds on interest bearing time deposits or to invest such proceeds in obligations of the United States Government.
SB 265 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code so as to authorize the State Board of Insurance to obtain an injunction in the District Court of Travis County, Texas, against any unlicensed corporation, association, partnership, company, firm or person to prevent the violation of any of the Texas insurance laws.
SB 266 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code to provide that agents' licenses shall expire one year from the date of issue, and that an insurance company appointment of such agent will continue in effect until withdrawn and terminated by the company.
SB 387 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code prohibiting the running at large of livestock on designated highways.
SB 407 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relative to registration of motor vehicles to require valid driver's license to require valid registration and other provisions.
SB 416 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Grayson County Water and Sewer Authority."
SB 434 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to creating Conservation District comprising the territory contained within the City of Bonham in Fannin County, Texas, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic, mining and industrial use and treating and transporting the same.
SB 444 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the participation in or organization of "nudist camps"; providing a penalty.
SB 483 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to redefine eligibility of cities and towns to contract with Trinity River Authority of Texas for certain sanitary sewage transportation, treatment and disposal services.
55th Regular Session
SB 7 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Water Development Board and prescribing its composition, powers and duties.
SB 33 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the State Youth Development Council, acting by its Executive Secretary, to execute and deliver to the State Highway Commission of Texas a right-of-way easement to certain land in Cooke County, Texas, for the reconstruction and maintenance of a state highway extending along or across certain state property known as Gainesville State School for Girls.
SB 251 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain acts of pollution of the waters of Lake Lavon, in Collin County, in such manner as is detrimental to fish therein and to persons fishing therein; providing penalty for such acts.
SB 252 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to re-define the term "refuse" and "garbage" and "public highway."
SB 316 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Building Commission to lease existing buildings situated on property acquired prior to the effective date of this Act by the State Building Commission.
SB 354 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes providing for the employment of assistant county auditors.
SB 404 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to creating the State Law Enforcement Commission; providing penalties.
SB 432 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to creating, as a temporary court, the County Court at Law of Hunt County.
SB 468 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Fannin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.
SB 478 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Youth Council to relocate the site of the Blind, Deaf and Orphans School, providing the Youth Council with the authority to dispose of surplus land at the present site of the Blind, Deaf and Orphans School, allowing the Youth Council to construct new facilities for the Blind, Deaf and Orphans School, directing the Youth Council to transfer certain lands and property to and accept lands of the State Board for Hospitals and Special Schools.
SB 480 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to ratifying and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Fannin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2, and the organization, confirmation election and election of directors for the District and all proceedings relating thereto.
55th 1st Called Session
SB 13 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Collin County Water Control and Improvement District #2" comprising certain lands lying within the County of Collin, Texas.
55th 2nd Called Session
SB 17 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Rockwall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1" comprising certain lands lying within the County of Rockwall, Texas.
54th Regular Session
SB 214 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by limiting expenditures for maintenance and operation of county-owned parks in certain counties.
SB 215 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to regulating the use of nets, seines, snag lines, traps and other devices in the fresh waters of Rockwall County, Texas; prescribing the penalty for violation; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 222 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to regulating the use of nets, seines, snag lines, traps and other devices in the fresh waters of Collin County, Texas; prescribing the penalty for violation; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 234 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to prohibiting any person, firm, corporation or association charged with a violation of the anti-trust laws of this state from bidding on contracts with or contracting with the state; prohibiting the Board of Control or any other state department or agency from accepting bids from or contracting with such person, firm, corporation or association; making all contracts in violation of this Act void; making the Act cumulative but controlling.
SB 370 Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray
Caption: Relating to establishing the Fannin County Juvenile Board; prescribing its membership and powers and providing for compensation of tis members; repealing conflicting laws; providing for severability.