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Legislation authored by Jep S. Fuller

Includes legislation with Jep S. Fuller as the primary author for the 52nd through 57th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

57th Regular Session
SB 186 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to attorneys fees in suits for delinquent taxes.
SB 258 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending the Public Accountancy Act of 1945 relative to examinations and fees therefor, and permits to practice and fees therefor.
SB 319 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Jefferson County, Texas.
SB 410 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to applying incorporated cities and towns having a population of more than 100,000 inhabitants to purchase, build, construct, acquire, improve, enlarge, extend, maintain, repair and replace any and all properties, improvements and facilities which the governing body thereof deems to be necessary for the elimination of grade-level crossings by railroad lines of the streets of such city and for the relocation of railroad lines within said city.
SB 437 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code by adding a provision authorizing the use of voting machines for absentee voting for school trustees in counties where voting machines have been adopted.
SB 476 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of the public roads and highways in Orange County; authorizing the County to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of construction improvements to the public roads within said County and of acquiring right of way for designated State Highways, Federal Highways, and county roads.
57th 1st Called Session
SB 24 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the powers, rights, privileges and functions of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District; relating to the authority of the Board of Commissioners to fix rates of pilotage and the liability of certain vessels under certain circumstances for the payment of pilotage.
SB 25 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the powers, rights, privileges and functions of the Orange County Navigation and Port District; relating to the authority of the Board of Commissioners to fix rates of pilotage and the liability of certain vessels under certain circumstances for the payment of pilotage.
SB 26 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to increase the rate of pilotage which may be charged in the ports and/or terminals located above the junction of the Neches River with the Sabine-Neches Canal.
57th 3rd Called Session
SB 43 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to authorize and make provision for the Court of Domestic Relations for Jefferson County to sit and hold court at any time in Port Arthur and to hear and determine any civil non-jury case over which it has Jurisdiction.
SB 53 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to enlarging Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7, Jefferson County, Texas; Act not to become effective until maintenance tax voted.
56th Regular Session
SB 350 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by changing the maximum rate of pilotage which may be charged for certain ports of this State and so as to include the Port of Galveston, heretofore excepted from the statute.
SB 410 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of a Hospital District within Jefferson County including only the area comprising the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 and the Port Arthur Independent School District as such boundaries existed on the 1st day of January, 1957.
SB 445 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to fixing the maximum salary and providing other compensation for the official shorthand reporters of the Judicial District Courts, Civil or Criminal, and the official shorthand reporter of the County Court at Law, of Jefferson County.
56th 1st Called Session
SB 14 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Merit System Council, providing for appointment of its members, their terms of office, duties and renumeration; establishing an effective date of the act.
56th 2nd Called Session
SB 7 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Merit System Council, providing for appointment of its members, their terms of office, duties and renumeration.
55th Regular Session
SB 82 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing increased minimum salaries for firemen and policemen in cities having certain populations; changing the time within which an election shall be held on a proposed salary increase, etc.
SB 113 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts creating the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas.
SB 164 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to ratifying and validating an election heretofore held in and throughout Jefferson County, Texas, upon the question of authorizing the issuance of $10,400,000.00 road bonds of said county and levying a tax in payment thereof.
SB 178 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the compensation that may be paid justices of the peace and constables in counties having a population of at least one hundred ninety-five thousand inhabitants and less than six hundred thousand inhabitants according to the last preceding federal census.
SB 211 Author: Fuller, Jep S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a Savings and Loan Division within and as a part of the Banking Department of Texas.
SB 212 Author: Fuller, Jep S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas.
SB 219 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act relative to Private Carrier Permits for transportation thereof.
SB 344 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to creating a Juvenile Board for Jefferson County and designating the chairman and members thereof.
SB 378 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes prescribing the authority of the Navigation and Canal Commissioners of navigation districts in relation to construction contracts in cases of public calamity or extreme emergency or unforeseen damage to property of such navigation districts.
SB 400 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to the licensing, inspection, and regulation of hospitals; providing penalties.
SB 406 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to permit consolidation of adjoining and contiguous cities and towns.
SB 433 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts in regards to compensation for commissioners of such drainage districts for services rendered in any month.
SB 434 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes pertaining to Drainage Districts, providing for the appointment of such commissioners and their qualifications, term of office, providing for their election instead of appointment upon petition of voters and providing the duties of such officers.
SB 440 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Jefferson County Fresh Water Supply District No. 2".
SB 455 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as the "Metropolitan Sanitary Sewer District of South Jefferson County", comprised of the Cities of Port Arthur and Groves, and by the Towns of Griffing Park and Lakeview.
SJR 6 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing each county to provide retirement, disability and death benefits for appointive officers and employees of the county or precinct, or for appointive and elective officers and for employees of the county or precinct.
54th Regular Session
SB 17 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that vehicles used exclusively to transport ready-mix concrete may be operated upon the public highways of this state with a tandem axle load not to exceed thirty-six thousand (36,000) pounds, a single axle load not to exceed twelve thousand (12,000) pounds and a gross load not to exceed forty-eight thousand (48,000) pounds.
SB 67 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to Lamar State College of Technology and Texas Southern University; authorizing appropriations in certain instances.
SB 114 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code pertaining to the qualifications of election judges and clerks.
SB 129 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending the "Sabine River Authority Act" so as to change its name to Sabine River Authority of Texas; establishing fees of Office; authorizing the District to issue revenue bonds for the purposes set out in the Act and providing that the aggregate principal amount of the bonds outstanding at any one time shall not exceed Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,00); repealing all laws in conflict herewith; containing a severability clause.
SB 201 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code; prescribing for the conditions of incorporation and the amount of surplus financial requirements, location of business and regulation of county mutual insurance companies and exempting county mutual insurance companies under certain conditions.
SB 202 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to the rate of pilotage on any class of vessels in any port of this State except in the Port of Galveston, for each foot of water which the vessel at the time of piloting draws.
SB 242 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that the 58th Judicial District Court and the 60th Judicial District Court of Jefferson County, Texas, may sit at Port Arthur, Texas, for the trying, hearing, and determination of non-jury civil cases and matters.
SB 243 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that the Criminal District Court of Jefferson County, Texas may sit at Port Arthur, Texas for the trying, hearing, and determination of certain non-jury civil cases and matters; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith, and expressing the intent of the Legislature in passing said Act.
SB 287 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to a local road law for the maintenance of a bridge constituting a portion of a public road in Jefferson County by authorizing the county to construct, improve, operate and maintain a bridge, and properties in connection therewith over the river or lake between said county and Cameron Parish, Louisiana, from a point in Jefferson County to a point where such project will meet a bridge or causeway constructed or to be constructed from the Cameron Parish side of such body of water toward the Jefferson County side.
SB 288 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the Sabine River Compact Administration for the purposes of complying with the obligations of the State of Texas to the State of Louisiana in establishing such administration.
SB 318 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to creating an additional District Court in Jefferson County, Texas, to be known as the District Court for the 136th Judicial District; providing the terms and jurisdiction for said court; providing for the appointment of a judge for said court; prescribing powers, duties, term of office and compensation; providing for the employment of official court reporter of said court; prescribing his qualifications, duties and compensations; providing for the appointment, designation and compensation of other officers of the court; providing all process, writes, recognizances and bonds heretofore issued, made, executed or returnable to existing terms of District Courts in Jefferson County are valid and returnable to the first term of the District Court for the 136th Judicial District after this Act takes effect.
SB 327 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale by the State to the City of Port Arthur, Texas, a municipal corporation, and its assigns, a certain tract or area of land situated in Jefferson County, Texas, same being Riparian lands constituting a part of the former bed of Sabine Lake, retaining to the State all mineral rights therein.
SB 355 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to authorizing cities which have adopted their charters under Article 11, Section 5, of the Constitution of Texas to abandon airport lands and properties for airport purposes, owned by such cities when same are no further needful for airport purposes, and to dispose of, lease for oil, gas and mineral exploration and development, or to sell such properties, or any part thereof, or to use such properties for any other useful purposes, and to use the proceeds therefrom for any needful municipal purposes; provided that this act shall apply only to such cities located in counties having a population of not less than 150,000 and not more than 250,000 according to the last preceding federal census.
SB 361 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to creating Jefferson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10, a conservation and reclamation district.
SB 400 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to validating Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; validating the creation order, confirmation election, bond election, and proceedings in connection therewith; validating the bonds authorized at said election, and providing that said bonds when approved by the Attorney General, registered by the Comptroller, and delivered to the purchaser or purchasers shall be incontestable.
SB 438 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to allow the Commissioners Court of Jefferson County, Texas, to set the salary of the Judge of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law at a figure not less than Eight Thousand ($8,000) Dollars and not more than Ten Thousand ($10,000) Dollars per annum; providing a severability clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 442 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Judiciary Section Comptroller's Department in the sum of Twenty Thousand Six Hundred and Twenty-Five Dollars ($20,625), or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the salary of the District Judge of the 136th Judicial District from the effective date of Senate Bill, No. 318, Acts of the Fifty-Fourth Legislature, Regular Session, 1955, to the end of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1957.
53rd Regular Session
SB 6 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, approving, and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore voted by incorporated cities or towns for libraries or fire stations.
SB 46 Author: Fuller, Jep S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to eliminating the disadvantage to Lamar State College of Technology, Beaumont, Texas, and Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, occasioned by their exclusion from the benefits of the State tax to finance buildings at State institutions of higher learning; authorizing the issuance of bonds or warrants by the respective governing bodies of said institutions to provide buildings and other permanent improvements.
SB 72 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize cities and counties to enter into lump sum or unit price contracts and to make certain changes in the work to be performed or materials, equipment and supplies to be furnished under public contract; validating time warrants, contracts, scrip warrants, refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants, heretofore issued in certain counties.
SB 98 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of the Assessor-Collector of Taxes for Independent School Districts operating under the General Law; prescribing the term of office of such Assessor-Collector.
SB 102 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to increase the compensation of "district supervisors" of levee improvement districts to be fixed by the Commissioners Courts.
SB 108 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to validating oil and gas leases sold by the School Land Board on June 7, 1949.
SB 111 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to providing that the provision restricting the presentation of petitions to the Commissioners' Court for the establishment of a county hospital to intervals of not less than twelve (12) months shall not be applicable to counties which at the time of presentation of any such petition have no county-owned hospital.
SB 124 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for coverage of certain officers and employees of political subdivisions of the State under the old-age and survivors insurance provisions of the Federal Social Security Act.
SB 137 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts prohibiting the use of nets and seines in fresh public waters and otherwise regulating the taking, possession, and sale of fish in certain counties, by eliminating from its provisions the counties of Rains, Van Zandt, Henderson, Cherokee, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Sabine, Tyler, Jefferson and Orange.
SB 138 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to quitclaiming the title of the State of Texas to a certain lot in Beaumont, Texas to the widow of R.W. Pipkin, deceased, Mrs. Bess Chance Benckenstein.
SB 141 Author: Fuller, Jep S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to desertion of wife and child by increasing the maximum age of a child for which the offense therein defined is applicable from 16 years to 18 years.
SB 295 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes by adding a provision for the issuance of hunting licenses to non-residents of this State entitling the holders to hunt migratory birds for a period of five consecutive days and fixing the fee for such licenses.
SJR 4 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing a four year term of office for elective district, county and precinct offices.
53rd 1st Called Session
SB 36 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain cities to abandon airport lands and properties for airport purposes under certain conditions.
52nd Regular Session
SB 13 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to validating the creation, organization, and existence of all port districts and navigation districts operating public ports; ratifying taxes assessed and levied by or on behalf of such; providing such districts are governmental agencies and bodies politic and corporate, with powers and authorities specified; providing this Act shall be liberally construed.
SB 14 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to providing the method of making jury lists, the officers to make up such lists, for universal jury wheel the method of drawing jurors from jury wheel.
SB 64 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to the County Court of Jefferson County at Law; with reference to the salary of the Judge of said Court.
SB 109 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to making applicable to the Lamar State College of Technology at Beaumont, Texas, certain laws which are now applicable to other, similar State colleges and institutions of higher learning; providing for the payment of expenses of the members of its Board of Regents.
SB 125 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relative to the rate of pilotage, on any class of vessels in any port of this State, except the Port of Galveston, for each foot of water which the vessel at the time of piloting draws.
SB 126 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to enabling the Commissioners' Courts of the certain Counties in which counties the County Attorney General performs the duties of the District Attorney, to authorize the County Attorney to employ one investigator and granting to the Commissioners' Court of such counties the authority to fix the salary of such investigator at any sum not less than Twenty-four Hundred ($2,400.00) Dollars per year.
SB 176 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to making it a misdemeanor to print for sale or distribution, or to circulate, distribute, publish or offer for sale, any letter, paper, document, notice of intent to bring suit, or other notice or demand, which simulates a form of court or legal process; prescribing penalties.
SB 177 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to send or deliver or cause to be sent or delivered any letter, paper, document, notice of intent to bring suit, or other notice or demand, which stimulates a form of court or legal process, with intent to lead the recipient or sendee to believe the same to be genuine, for the purpose of obtaining any money or thing of value; prescribing penalties.
SB 205 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the State Highway Department to construct and maintain motor vehicle parking areas and ramps or ways for launching motor boats and hauling the same from the water; providing for the construction of access ways; authorizing the acquisition of land and easements in land.
SB 274 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to relinquishing and granting unto the port district known as the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, the title to the bed and channel of the Neches River in Port of Beaumont, a part of which has been abandoned by reason of the relocation of the bed or channel of said Neches River.
SB 308 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to requiring all railroad companies to equip all section, bridge and building department, and maintenance of way department motor cars operated by any railroad in this State with electric head lamps, rear lamps, windshield, windshield wiper, and canopy or top; prescribing the time that lamps shall be lighted; providing a penalty.
SB 320 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes providing that members of any retirement, disability and death compensation fund established by any county shall have the right to designate a beneficiary to whom his contribution to such fund, with interest if any thereon, shall be paid in event of death of the member before retirement, allowing revocation and change of designation of beneficiaries.
SB 321 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court to regulate the construction of roads or streets in subdivisions situated outside of the boundaries of incorporated towns or cities in counties having a population of not less than one hundred ninety thousand (190,000), according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census.
SB 382 Author: Fuller, Jep S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the filing fees of candidates for nomination for State Senator in certain senatorial districts.
SB 392 Author: Fuller, Jep S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for employment of retired members under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; providing for the suspension of benefits during said employment; providing for resumption of benefits upon discontinuing employment on same basis of original retirement; providing that during time of employment of retired member no deductions shall be made from his salary.
SJR 12 Author: Fuller, Jep S. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide a four year term of office for elective State, district, county and precinct offices and for members of the House of Representatives and to provide a six year term of office for members of the State Senate.