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Legislation authored by Crawford Collins Martin

Includes legislation with Crawford Collins Martin as the primary author for the 51st through 57th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

57th Regular Session
SB 79 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for Medical Assistance on behalf of recipients of public assistance; designating the State Department of Public Welfare to administer the program, to cooperate with the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and to accept and expend moneys from the Federal Government; creating a special fund in the Treasury to be knows as the "Medical Assistance Fund".
SB 91 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing a distinction between crippled children and needy children; providing that appliances, braces and material necessary for the proper handling of crippled children shall not be considered personal property of the state.
SB 92 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing the exemption of all medical, surgical, technical equipment and supplies provided by the Texas State Department of Health to Local Public Health Units, Local Public Health Laboratories, state institutions, and non-profit institutions, contributing to the promotion and maintenance of public health by the usage of such medical, surgical, technical equipment and supplies administered by the State Health Department from system of accounting and placing responsibility for state property upon the Department.
SB 101 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the term "State Employee" shall be redefined to include members of the Legislature as to Social Security coverage under said Act.
SB 102 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code to require the levy of regular and periodical assessments in proper intervals and amounts so as to pay expenses and claims in full; granting certain authority to the State Board of Insurance.
SB 103 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute eliminating the requirement for separate and privy acknowledgment of conveyances and other instruments by married women; preserving the legal status of all instruments executed prior to the effective date hereof.
SB 210 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for contracts in the conduct of research.
SB 268 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to creating Upper Leon River Municipal Water District, a conservation District comprising initially the territory contained within the Cities of Comanche, DeLeon, Dublin, Gorman, Hamilton, Hico and Stephenville, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic, and industrial uses and processing and transporting such water.
SB 295 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to give a married woman 21 years of age and over sole management, control and disposition of her separate property, both real and personal; setting an effective date.
SB 337 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment of the cost of support, maintenance and treatment by the persons legally liable for the support of children attending the Texas School for the Deaf and the Texas School for the Blind.
SB 338 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the enumerated Statutes relating to the Brazos River Authority so as to enable the Authority to finance through the issuance of its revenue bonds the construction of additional conservation projects.
SB 349 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the calling of annual and other meetings of the Presiding Judges of the Administrative Judicial Districts by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas and providing for their expenses.
SB 375 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes and the Penal Code relating to dentistry; pertaining to dentists and narcotic drugs; removing fund limitation; prescribing dental and dental hygiene fees, subjects, and method of examination.
SB 393 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to State Soil Conservation Board for work plans for watershed protection and flood prevention, contracts, etc.
SB 401 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that 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; providing an effective date.
SB 430 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending Aid for Needy Blind Statutes to exempt from consideration in determining need earned income of recipients of aid to the blind within limitations and restrictions as herein provided.
SB 444 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to authorize the Board of Water Engineers of the State of Texas, to make studies and investigations of and reports on water-bearing formations and the sources, amount and quality of the underground water supply in Texas and on feasible methods to conserve, preserve, improve the quality of and supplement said supply.
SB 445 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute increasing the per diem of members of the State Board of Public Welfare.
SJR 12 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas so as to provide that state employees may be employed in an advisory capacity or appointed to serve as a consultant or on an advisory committee, or as a member of a Public School Board provided they are not members of the teaching profession, and may receive reimbursement of expenses, with other agencies of this state, or any political subdivision thereof, and of the Federal Government, with the approval of the administrative head of the state department or agency or the governing board of the institution in which such employee is employed ad provided there is no conflict of interest.
SJR 14 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas so as to provide that female citizens of the State of Texas shall have the same personal, contract, property, trade, family, political and other rights and privileges, and shall be subject to the same responsibilities and obligations, as those of male citizens of the State of Texas, unless otherwise provided by law.
57th 1st Called Session
SB 22 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute by increasing salaries of District Attorneys in all Judicial Districts.
SB 33 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to Junior College Districts; providing for an alternate method for apportionment and election of trustees; providing a procedure for annexing districts.
SB 34 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act reducing from Five Dollars ($5) to One Dollar ($1) the fee required to be paid for distinguishing license plates to be affixed to certain farm trailers, semitrailers, and machinery.
SB 39 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to escheat; providing for the making of reports by persons holding personal property subject to escheat; administrative and court procedure, sales, determination and payment of subsequent claims, examination of records, reciprocity, penalties, and Expense and Reimbursement Fund, and other related rules and procedures for enforcement of the escheat laws of the State; making it unlawful to deduct from or charge inactive or dormant deposits which are/or may become subject to escheat.
57th 3rd Called Session
SB 2 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to escheat; to protect and preserve dormant deposits and inactive accounts of owners whose whereabouts are unknown to the depository; prohibiting the conversion or reduction of such accounts while in dormant or inactive status; requiring advertising for lost owners and reporting to the State of certain accounts of owners who cannot be located; providing for conservation and disposition of funds delivered to the State, procedures for payment to owners at any time thereafter discovered.
SB 34 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for registration and protection of trademarks and service marks, to define marks registrable and marks not registrable, to define the requirements for an application for registration, to instruct the Secretary of State as to handling of applications for registration and issuance of certificates of registration, to provide for judicial review of actions of the Secretary of State concerning marks and applications therefor, define the term of registrations of marks and provide for renewal thereof, to provide for notification of necessity of renewal; amending and repealing a certain Statute and Penal Code to remove trademark features and certain county registration therefrom otherwise rewrite.
SB 35 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute and the Insurance Code to authorize the Veterans' Land Board of the State of Texas to enter into a master contract of agreement with one or more life insurance companies to provide group life insurance coverage cancelling upon death the indebtedness due the Board of persons purchasing land under the Veterans' Land Program.
SB 40 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending Hospital Licensing Law to further define "hospital."
SB 74 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code by adding a new Article relating to escheat and unclaimed funds, providing that said Article shall be known as the "Unclaimed Funds Statute for Life Insurance Companies"; fixing an effective date; providing for penalties.
SB 87 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for transfers of certain cases in juvenile courts from the jurisdiction of juvenile courts to the jurisdiction of the other courts in this state; providing that certain delinquent children shall be subject to the penal laws and criminal prosecution the same as if they were adults.
SB 93 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to authorize payment to vendors of Medical Assistance on behalf of recipients of Public Assistance in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the State Department of Public Welfare, while such recipients are temporarily visiting outside of the state.
SB 99 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to appropriating the balance in the Prepaid Funeral Contract Fund to the Department of Banking; amending a certain Act to provide for the collection of certain filing fees and examination costs by the Banking Department of Texas.
56th Regular Session
SB 10 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide for a four-year college at Tarleton State College; providing an operative date.
SB 52 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to transferring criminal jurisdiction in misdemeanor cases from Ellis County District Court to County Court of Ellis County, Texas.
SB 169 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Probate Code so as to abolish absolute necessity of publishing citation upon the filing of an account for final settlement.
SB 203 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to branch banking and limitations on connected office facilities.
SB 225 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to allowances for traveling expenses and automobile depreciation of members of the Commissioners Court in certain counties of this State.
SB 241 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of the State of Texas so as to further define certain associations.
SB 272 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing state travel regulations; describing officials and employees to whom regulations apply; defining method of travel disbursement; establishing an effective date of the Act.
SB 273 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of Medical Assistance on behalf of recipients of public assistance.
SB 330 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be lawful for any railway company or motor carrier of property for hire, at its discretion and within the scope of its operating authority, to transport, store or otherwise handle property free or at reduced rates for the State of Texas, or any agency thereof, or any county, city or town government.
SB 336 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for an alternative method of paying state franchise taxes for certain corporations with total assets of less than One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00); providing for penalties.
SB 369 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for the orderly development and inspection of buildings constructed by the State.
SB 391 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relative to compulsory attendance to add exemptions for certain married children and child 15 years of age and board thinks should not be retained.
SB 392 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing that it shall not be unlawful for organized religious societies or sects to bury persons within church buildings owned by such societies or sects.
SB 394 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by enlarging the Industrial Commission to nine members.
SB 402 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Comptroller of Public Accounts to reorganize and consolidate the divisions of his office.
SB 403 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to transferring collection and administration of the state franchise tax from the Secretary of State to the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SB 405 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes creating the State Board of Registration for Public Surveyors to clarify exemptions thereunder.
SB 476 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for the incorporation of dental health service corporations.
56th 1st Called Session
SB 1 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to escheat and providing for the making of reports by persons holding personal property subject to escheat; providing for penalties and other related procedure and purposes; creating the Escheat Expense Revolving Fund.
SB 8 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing the sum of Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) heretofore appropriated to the Gatesville State School for Boys, to be expended by the State Youth Council for the purposes stated in item 6 of the appropriation to the Gatesville State School for Boys.
SB 13 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of a Hospital District within Comanche County including only the area comprising Commissioners Precinct No. 4 of Comanche County, Texas.
56th 2nd Called Session
SB 11 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing the North Bosque Water Control and Improvement District to levy, assess and collect a special assessment based upon actual benefits received by lands within the District arising from floodwater retarding structures and dams in the District constructed by the District.
56th 3rd Called Session
SB 18 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the compensation of members of the State Board of Health.
SB 34 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue bonds for the purpose of refunding outstanding water and sewer revenue bonds.
55th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to appropriating the sum of Two Million, Three Hundred Thousand ($2,300,000) Dollars or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the contingent expenses, and to pay the mileage and per diem of members and the per diem of officers and employees of the Regular Session of the 55th Legislature.
SB 84 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for a four-year college at Tarleton State College; prescribing courses of study.
SB 85 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the adding or attachment of territory of any military reservation independent school district abolished by the State Board of Education to a school district contiguous to the territory.
SB 86 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to administrative judicial districts, providing for the assignment of retired and regular district judges, their duty to serve unless for good cause excused; providing for appeal to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas under certain circumstances.
SB 87 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Vocational Nurse Act by changing the title of "Visiting Secretary" to "Director of Training"; changing the composition of membership of the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners; changing the annual renewal fee.
SB 127 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to repealing Statutes pertaining to tags on bedding to eliminate certain tags on mattresses.
SB 131 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to requiring the preparation and publication of an annual financial statement for each school district, junior college district, soil conservation district, road district, or any district organized under certain Articles.
SB 133 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas to provide for the deposit of securities, or the payment of taxes, fines, penalties, etc., as a condition precedent to doing business in this State by insurance companies.
SB 134 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas to provide for the deposit of securities, or the payment of taxes, fines, penalties, etc., as a condition precedent to doing business in this State by insurance companies.
SB 153 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for the orderly planning and inspection of buildings constructed by the State; defining the powers and duties of the Board of Control and its Division of Design and Construction in connection therewith; authorizing the chief of said Division to condemn any state building which he finds unsafe or hazardous.
SB 154 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to adult probation and parole.
SB 185 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing that if any political subdivision, in the exercise of any power possessed by such subdivision, makes necessary the relocation, raising, re-routing or changing grade of or altering the construction of any highway, railroad, electric transmission line, telephone or telegraph property or facility, or pipeline, all such necessary relocation, raising, re-routing, changing of grade or alteration of construction shall be accomplished at the sole expense of such political subdivision.
SB 204 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to creating a Juvenile Court for Hamilton County, Texas.
SB 280 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to creating the "Tri-County Municipal Water District," a conservation District comprising the territory contained within the Cities of Cleburne, Hillsboro, Whitney, Itasca, Valley Mills, Rio Vista, Clifton, Blum, and Meridian, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic and industrial use and processing and transporting the same.
SB 294 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to repealing Statutes and re-enacting "The Securities Act" to regulate sale of securities, dealers, agents and salesmen, etc., creating State Securities Board and providing for Securities Commissioner, powers, duties, regulations, etc.
SB 303 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to creating a Texas Youth Council for the protection, care, training, and supervision of certain classes of children and youth of the state, and, among other things, defining its powers, duties and functions; fixing an effective date.
SB 372 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of Rural Fire Prevention Districts.
SB 416 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing payment by the State of certain bonds, warrants and other evidence of indebtedness heretofore issued by counties and defined road districts; pertaining to eligibility to participate in the 1941 Road Bond Assumption Act.
SB 420 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay judgment of Zephyr Oil Company against the State of Texas.
SB 471 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for the coordination of a traffic safety program; authorizing the establishment of a Traffic Safety Council for the promotion of greater safety on the public streets and highways; prescribing its powers and duties.
SJR 14 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that the Legislature be authorized to pass laws for the purpose of recall of certain State, County and District officials, and providing that an enabling act should not be invalid because of its anticipatory character.
55th 1st Called Session
SB 2 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to the Representation Before the Legislature Act; providing for the registration of persons who undertake by direct communication to promote or oppose the passage of any legislation by the Legislature or the approval or veto thereof by the Governor; providing for penalty.
SB 14 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to the use of unexpended proceeds of bonds heretofore issued by Ellis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
SB 15 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating certain proceedings and actions had by the governing body of certain Water Control and Improvement District or Districts and the organization of said District or Districts and all proceedings relating thereto; providing a non-litigation clause; providing a savings clause.
SB 36 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the General Laws pertaining to the Court of Civil Appeals, Tenth Supreme Judicial District, at Waco, Texas, to transfer certain library funds therein appropriated to supplement certain salary items in said appropriation.
55th 2nd Called Session
SB 11 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating certain proceedings and actions had by the governing body of the Tri-County Municipal Water District and the organization of said District and all proceedings relating thereto.
SB 24 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes to transfer certain library funds to supplement certain salary items for Court of Civil Appeals, Tenth Supreme Judicial District at Waco, Texas.
54th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of One Million, Five Hundred Thousand ($1,500,000.00) Dollars or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the contingent expenses, and to pay the mileage and per diem of members and the per diem of officers and employees of the Regular Session of the 54th Legislature.
SB 15 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code to provide that each Commissioner of the Board of Insurance Commissioners may appoint a Chief Clerk; making certain adjustments in the incorporation, organization, regulation, operation, control and taxation of all companies, associations, underwriters or exchanges making, entering into or exchanging contracts of insurance other than contracts of life insurance; repealing conflicting laws and parts of laws to the extent of such conflict; providing for a severability clause.
SB 38 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming proceedings heretofore had by incorporated cities, towns and villages in the issuance of bonds and pledging the revenues of any one or combination of the following systems and sources: water, sewer, electric or gas systems, and the revenues of parking meters, auditoriums and swimming pools, for the payment of the bonds and interest thereon.
SB 39 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for suit against a parent who fails to provide for the support and maintenance of his or her child or children under eighteen years of age; providing for suit between parents to determine custody in certain cases; providing for venue, process, hearing and orders; providing further for punishment as for contempt for violation or failure to obey any orders; providing for payment to the district clerk; providing for procedure in the event a divorce action is filed and child support and child custody orders are entered therein; making this Act cumulative of other remedies.
SB 40 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to the salaries of all state officers except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges; specifically providing that the Legislature shall fix the amount of compensation to be paid clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals, the Supreme Court, and the Court of Criminal Appeals out of the fees of office; specifically suspending all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 61 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to appropriating money for the support of the State Government, and for State aid to designated public junior colleges; authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules and procedures, for allocating and expending the appropriated funds.
SB 62 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing that the ownership of the surface estate in land shall constitute adverse possession of the mineral or sub-surface estate; providing a twelve (12) year period of limitation; providing that the provisions of this Act shall not apply when the sub-surface or mineral estate is drilling, producing, mining or being rendered for taxation and taxes paid thereon; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 76 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to creating the elective Texas Water Commission, abolishing the Board of Water Engineers of Texas, transferring its present authority, powers and duties to said Commission; and providing additional duties, powers and authority to be performed by the Commission in the conservation and distribution of the water resources of this State; and making legislative determinations and declarations of policies.
SB 88 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide for a four-year college at Tarleton State College; prescribing courses of study; and providing an effective date.
SB 89 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to the financing of the judicial system of the State; making appropriations to supplement the appropriations for retirement payments and refunds of contributions under the Judiciary Retirement System for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955; making supplemental appropriation to pay the salaries of District Attorneys, of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court, and the Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals and Commissioners in aid thereof.
SB 90 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to transfer certain administrative duties under the Judiciary Retirement Act to the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas; providing for additional compensation to the Clerk for his services in administering the Act; making appropriations for payment of the additional compensation; stating the effect of this Act on current appropriations.
SB 118 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing the formation of private corporations to provide for the mutual protection of members of voluntary non-profit poultry associations and to promote the welfare of the poultry industry; providing the amount of fee to be paid by such corporation for filing each charter, amendment or supplement; exempting such corporations from payment of franchise tax.
SB 149 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to comprehensively making current all prior laws as to the regulation of the sale of securities, regulating dealers, agents and salesmen who sell same, and entitled "The Securities Act"; prescribing penalties for violation of the Act; and declaring the purposes and effective date of the Act.
SB 156 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts in order to add the Counties of Bosque and Somervell to the Act, to the limited extent of regulating the killing and taking of deer, including both buck deer and doe deer or hornless deer; repealing all Acts in conflict herewith to the extent of the conflict only; providing a saving clause.
SB 203 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to transferring administrative responsibility for the Judicial Retirement System of Texas to the State Board of Trustees for the Employees Retirement System; making a Two ($2) Dollar per year assessment on members of the Judicial Retirement System to meet administrative costs.
SB 311 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to creating the office of Commissioner of Health and abolishing the office of State Health Officer; defining duties; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 322 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for tender of payment of an amount equal to one per cent (1%) of each bid on mineral lease and land sales as a special sale fee; providing a penalty for failure or refusal to make such payment.
SB 323 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for an increase in the amount of certain fees charged by the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
SB 346 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to more clearly define the intent of the present law as it pertains to the growing and taking of minnow from the public fresh waters of Hamilton County, Texas; specifically exempting the owners of private ponds and tanks in Hamilton County from the provisions of said Act; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
SB 347 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to the method of selection of directors of certain water control and improvement districts, and validating bonds of such districts.
SB 353 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to restoring to the County Court of Hill County original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain; transferring from the District Court in Hill County to the County Court of Hill County, original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain; making other provisions relating to such transfer; providing a severability clause.
SB 396 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing that the current appropriation to the Court of Criminal Appeals for equipment, law books, and other property may be used for other operating expenses of the Court during the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955.
SB 405 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of the public roads and highways in Ellis County by authorizing the county to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring right-of-way for designated State highways or Federal highways when the acquisition of such right-of-way is approved by the State Highway Commission; requiring the levy of a tax to pay such certificates; requiring such certificates to be approved by the Attorney General and registered by the Comptroller of Public Accounts and prescribing the effect thereof; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
SB 431 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to the open season and bag and possession limits for squirrel in Johnson County.
SB 443 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of Four Hundred and Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($425,000) or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the contingent expenses, and to pay the per diem of officers and employees of the 54th Legislature and the mileage and per diem of members; to pay any unpaid accounts of the 53rd Legislature; and to pay any unpaid accounts or additional expenses of the Lieutenant Governor while acting as Governor.
53rd Regular Session
SB 34 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, eliminating the requirement that an application for transfer of compensation experience be received within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the acquisition.
SB 58 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to abolishing the rule in Shelley's case as a rule of law or of construction in this State; providing that no estate for life or of freehold, vesting after the effective date of this Act, shall, by virtue of a limitation of the remainder to the heirs of the life tenant, be enlarged to an estate in fee; but those who are the heirs of the life tenant at the termination of the estate for life or of freehold shall take the remainder so limited to them; providing an effective date, and that it shall have no effect on instruments drawn before such date.
SB 144 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the location of cemeteries in or adjacent to certain cities and towns.
SB 145 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring publication of the full text of all ordinances of incorporated cities and towns, including home rule cities, which are required to be published in any form.
SB 191 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to authorize the State Board of Control to make contracts for the purchase of school buses, bus bodies and chassis, separate and apart from the School Bus Revolving Fund.
SB 241 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to remove, alter, deface, cover or destroy the manufacturer's serial number or other manufacturer's number or other distinguishing identification mark upon any tractor or farm implement; making it unlawful to sell or offer for sale any such tractors or farm implement whose serial number or manufacturer's number has been removed, altered, defaced, covered or destroyed; prescribing penalties for violation of this Act.
SB 326 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to tamper with, damage, or destroy any barricade placed upon any street, road or highway; making it unlawful for any person to disobey the instructions, signals, markings or warnings of any warning sign or device placed upon any street, road or highway; providing penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 327 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Highway Commission to grant to day laborers eighty-eight (88) hours vacation with full pay to such laborers who have worked for said State Highway Department for over six months.
SJR 13 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment so as the provide for the State Auditor to certify the appropriation bills.
53rd 1st Called Session
SB 8 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the appropriation of Twenty-Six Thousand ($26,000.00) Dollars out of the "Youth Development Council Fund" for the purpose of repairing the school building for negro boys at Gatesville State School for Boys.
SB 42 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for the appropriation of the proceeds from the sale of surplus property or property unfit for use; providing for the sale of surplus property or property unfit for use by State Agencies.
52nd Regular Session
SB 30 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for the self-support and independent administration of the Banking Department of Texas by requiring that fees, penalties, and other revenue collected by the Banking Department be retained and held by it and be expended as authorized by the Finance Commission for the expenses of said Department; appropriating to the Banking Department the unexpended balance of the "Cemetery Perpetual Care Enforcement Fund".
SB 52 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to permits issued for overweight and oversize loads and overweight and oversize vehicles on Texas highways.
SB 131 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts to allow each member of such Commissioners Courts certain expenses for traveling on official business in connection with the use of his automobile.
SB 149 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing a defendant in a criminal case charged with commission of a felony classified as less than capital, to waive a trial by jury and be tried by the court.
SB 150 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to authorize jurors in a felony case to separate during trial.
SB 151 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure authorizing separation of jurors during trial of a capital case, with certain exceptions.
SB 152 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing for summoning of veniremen in a capital case.
SB 153 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing that a person who is convicted of driving a motor vehicle upon a public road or highway in this state or upon any street or alley in any incorporated city, town or village, while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, and who thereafter drives a motor vehicle upon such road, highway, street or alley while so intoxicated, shall be guilty of a felony; fixing a penalty.
SB 154 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use in evidence against a defendant in a criminal case or a witness for the purpose of impeachment as a witness of any complaint, information, or indictment unless a conviction for the offense charged has resulted; repealing all conflicting laws.
SB 155 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to selection of a jury commission during a term of court if the court has not selected such commission prior to commencement of term.
SB 156 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to threaten or intimidate a witness in a criminal case for the purpose of attempting to persuade or prevent said witness from testifying as a witness in any such case; fixing a penalty; making statute cumulative.
SB 157 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any peace officer to arrest any person for an offense against the laws of this State when such offense is classified as a misdemeanor, except where such arrest is under a warrant of arrest; providing offenses to which the Act shall not apply; fixing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 158 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing the judge of any district or criminal district court to require a witness in a capital case to enter into a recognizance; prescribing the procedure to be followed; prescribing the circumstances under which it may be required, making it unlawful for a witness to violate such recognizance; making the statute cumulative of other laws; fixing a penalty; providing a savings clause.
SB 159 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure providing for the selections of grand jurors.
SB 160 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing for the appointment of jury commissioners.
SB 161 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of a search warrant to search any place where a crime is alleged to have been committed and to remove any evidence of the commission of such crime; prescribing the procedure to be followed in containing search warrant; providing this Act shall be cumulative of all existing laws authorizing search warrants.
SB 162 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that adverse party may controvert a defendants motion for continuance; providing the contents for such motion.
SB 163 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to allow defendants jointly charged with an offense, or charged separately with an offense growing out of the same transaction, to testify as a witness on behalf of other defendants.
SB 164 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing for giving notice of appeal; repealing conflicting statutes.
SB 165 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing the time for filing Bills of Exception in criminal case.
SB 166 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for a verdict in a felony case less than capital by the agreement of ten jurors if as many as two jurors become unable to serve and be discharged by the court; providing for a verdict by twelve jurors in a capital case; repealing conflicting laws.
SB 167 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing that in a criminal case where a written motion is filed and overruled, the motion, any reply thereto, the court's order thereon, the exception to such ruling, any evidence thereon, if any evidence was adduced, shall constitute a Bill of Exception on appeal and no formal Bill of Exception need to be prepared.
SB 168 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing the time within which Motion for new trial may be filed, may be amended and may be disposed of.
SB 169 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure pertaining to granting of suspended sentences; providing that suspended sentences may not be granted in certain cases; providing that suspension of sentence shall not be granted until a finding has been made by the trial judge that the defendant's fingerprints and physical description have been taken by a peace officer of this State and two cards bearing the fingerprints of the defendant forwarded to the bureau of identification and records, Department of Public Safety in Austin, Texas.
SB 170 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by declaring the effect of an appeal in all criminal proceedings, including appeals in habeas corpus proceedings, providing for the substitution of lost or destroyed records in the lower court, if it is in session; also providing for the postponement of the consideration of the appeal for the substitution of the lost or destroyed records at the text term of said lower court.
SB 171 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing for Statement of Facts in a criminal proceeding.
SB 172 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to talk or attempt to talk to any member of a jury in a criminal case about the facts or alleged facts of the case being tried by the jury or to be tried by a person summoned for jury service to try such case, or to seek to influence a member of a jury of person summoned for jury service to try such case except in the regular course of the trial in open court; fixing a penalty.
SB 173 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing that a court may order a separate trial for defendants jointly prosecuted; providing for severances as of right in certain instances; prescribing procedure where severance is granted.
SB 174 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing that motions to set aside indictments, exceptions to indictments, motions to set aside or quash a jury panel or special venire because not summoned according to law, and motions for change of venue shall in all felony prosecutions, be filed and disposed of before trial or will be waived.
SB 175 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for the suspension of drivers license of persons convicted of driving or operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; fixing the period of such suspension; providing a period in addition to automatic suspension that may be fixed by the court or jury trying a defendant.
SB 250 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to apportioning the State of Texas into Congressional Districts, naming the Counties composing the same, and providing for the election of a member of the Congress of the United States from each district.
SB 264 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to exempting elected county officials who are members of the legal profession from being appointed to defend criminals in all courts of this State.
SB 403 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending the Unemployment Compensation Act designating when "Contributions, Penalties and Interest" due by an employer to the Fund shall become a lien on real and personal property of employer.
SB 450 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the taking of minnows from the waters of Somervell County, Texas, for the purpose of sale; providing a penalty.
51st Regular Session
SB 45 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing application for State Aid shall be on file with the State Department of Education not later than January 31, of each scholastic year for which aid is asked; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
SB 351 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to validate the acts of all tax collectors of all counties and incorporated cities and towns, villages, districts, and all subdivisions of government with taxing power in the State of Texas heretofore selling at summary tax sales real estate located in their respective territories to satisfy delinquent taxes due on said real estate to such counties, incorporated cities and towns and all other taxing districts and taxing units that such tax collectors holding such summary tax sales collected taxes for.
SB 354 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to providing procedure by administrative sale for enforcement and foreclosure of tax liens on real property by the state, county, cities, towns, districts and all other subdivisions of government with taxing power, eliminating the necessity of foreclosure of tax liens by suits in courts; providing for the repeal of all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing that if any part of this act or any section thereof shall be held to be unconstitutional, then the remaining shall be unaffected thereby and shall remain in full force and effect as the express intent of the Legislature of Texas.
SB 459 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins
Caption: Relating to transferring the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the County Court of Ellis County, Texas, to the District Court of said county.
SB 476 Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al.
Caption: Relating to recognizing and declaring all officers and men who, between January 1, 1918 and November 11, 1918, served honorably in, and who never deserted or were dishonorable discharged from, the two brigades of Texas Cavalry Brigade and the Second Cavalry, officers and enlisted personnel of each of said two cavalry brigades, each being organized during the first half of the year 1918 as a part of the Texas National Guard under authority from the War Department of the United States, to be veterans of World War I within the meaning of the laws of Texas.