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HB 2126 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to height limitations for certain vehicles transporting seed cotton or cotton. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 688 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to height limitations for certain vehicles transporting seed cotton or cotton. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3663 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to marketing contracts and agricultural liens. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2778 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the official cotton growers boll weevil eradication foundation. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2972 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to exempting premiums for certain insurance covering stored or in-transit baled cotton from surplus lines insurance premium taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 818 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to boll weevil eradication activities and programs. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2791 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the date by which a pest management zone or cotton grower may request an extension of the cotton stalk destruction deadline. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
SB 378 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the date by which a pest management zone or cotton grower may request an extension of the cotton stalk destruction deadline. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1871 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the management of volunteer and other noncommercial cotton in pest management zones. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3226 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a statewide maintenance program for boll weevil and pink bollworm eradication. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1428 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the establishment of a statewide maintenance program for boll weevil and pink bollworm eradication. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1674 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the issuance of cotton boll license plates to benefit the scholarship program of Texas Cotton Producers, Inc. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 960 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the issuance of cotton boll license plates to benefit the scholarship program of Texas Cotton Producers, Inc. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to s/c by chair
HB 1708 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to contribution rates for cotton ginners for unemployment compensation purposes. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 1711 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to the boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
SB 717 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1138 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to contribution rates for cotton ginners for unemployment compensation purposes. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 631 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Walker, Gary | et. al.
Relating to the boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 228 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Designating cotton the Official State Fiber and Fabric of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1698 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to labeling required for seed used for planting cotton. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2086 70-0 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the registration of cotton buyers and to the establishment of a fund for the payment of claims against registered cotton buyers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HR 771 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Requesting certain groups to form a consensus regarding regulations of labeling and sale of cotton planting seed.
SB 1189 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Moreno, Alex
Relating to boll weevil control; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 576 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the application of commercial feed laws to cottonseed screenings and cotton plant by-products. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2402 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the registration requirements for cotton buyers. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
SB 231 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the application of commercial feed laws to and definition of certain cotton plant by-products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 477 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to weight and length requirements for vehicles transporting seed cotton modules. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 220 65-0 (1977) Author: Semos, Chris V. Adding the president of North Texas State University to the membership of the Natural Fiber and Protein Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HR 54 65-0 (1977) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Requesting Occupational Safety and Health Administration and its parent agency, the United States Department of Labor, to suspend promulgation of standards requiring unnecessary installation of dust controls in cotton processing industries. House: Agriculture & Livestock
SB 531 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Green, Forrest
Adding the president of North Texas State University to the membership of the Natural Fibers and Food Protein Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1528 64-0 (1975) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to registration of cotton buyers. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1662 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the publication and distribution of the Texas Cotton Market News by the commissioner of agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 765 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to control and eradication of the boll weevil; prescribing penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 181 63-0 (1973) Author: Bigham, John R.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Memorializing Congress to direct the USDA to have more realistic regulations regarding classing of cotton, particularly in reducing penalties on "barkie" cotton. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Filed without Governor's signature
HB 1380 62-0 (1971) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B. | et. al.
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to changing the name of the Cotton Research Committee to the Natural Fibers and Food Protein Committee.
HCR 17 62-4 (1972) Author: Denton, Lane
Sponsor: Watson, Murray
Memorializing Congress to consider and enact emergency legislation raising the cotton loan rate to 50 percent parity and increasing exports of cotton under Title 2 of Public Law 480.
HB 294 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the protection of the varietal quality of newly developed varieties of cotton; providing a penalty.
SB 744 61-0 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending Statutes relating to Warehouses and Warehousemen to provide regulations for "Cotton Under Lien" liability.
HB 1186 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the protection of the varietal quality of newly developed varieties of cotton; prohibiting the use of the varietal names in selling noncertified seed of a newly developed variety for a certain period of time; providing a penalty.
HB 99 59-0 (1965) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending the section of the Penal Code known as Pink Bollworm Laws, to clarify the territory in the State subject to certain provisions of the Article and to provide that the performing or failing to perform any act, which act or failure is in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the Commissioner of Agriculture, shall constitute a complete defense to any alleged violation thereunder.
SB 88 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending the Penal Code to clarify the territory in the state subject to certain provisions of the Article and to provide that the performing or failing to perform any act, which act or failure is in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the Commissioner of Agriculture, shall constitute a complete defense to any alleged violation thereunder.
SB 387 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to temporary registration permits for trucks, trailers, and similar vehicles to expedite and facilitate the harvesting and marketing of cotton.
HB 411 58-0 (1963) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to providing for district committees to promulgate rules and regulations concerning dates for planting of cotton and destruction of cotton stalks for their respective districts so as to promote the eradication of the menace to the cotton industry of Pectinophora Gossypiella, Saunders, commonly known as the pink bollworm.
SB 424 56-0 (1959) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to include the President of Texas Woman's University as a member of the Cotton Research Committee.
HB 225 55-0 (1957) Author: Sherrill, Hershel C. Relating to amending certain Statutes by defining "cotton" or "cotton products" so as to include all host plants to the pink bollworm.
HB 581 55-0 (1957) Author: Conley, Carl C. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to pink bollworm control so as to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to designate the date of election and polling places where the cotton growers of this State shall have the opportunity to approve or reject the provisions of such Act.
HB 212 54-0 (1955) Author: Garrett, Gustin "Gus" Relating to establishing a new section to the pink bollworm law authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to establish a Seven Dollar and Fifty Cent ($7.50) per bale surety from each cotton grower in the State of Texas, conditioned upon the good faith performance of the requirements of this Act, and in furtherance of the Commissioners enforcement thereof.
HB 764 54-0 (1955) Author: Garrett, Gustin "Gus" | et. al. Relating to establishing a new section to the pink bollworm law as now embodied in the Penal Code of Texas, authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to establish a Ten Dollar per bale surety from each cotton grower in the State of Texas, conditioned upon the good faith performance of the requirements of this Act, and in furtherance of the Commissioner's enforcement thereof; providing for the standard to be required of such bond; authorizing the Commissioner to supervise the method of selection of a depository for the funds received under the provisions of this Act; providing for appropriate forfeiture; providing for supplemental rules and regulations by the Commissioner; providing that this Act shall be cumulative of all other laws; providing for a severability clause.
HB 112 53-0 (1953) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending Article 1034 of the Texas Penal Code relating to the Pink Bollworm laws.
HB 194 53-0 (1953) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to repealing certain Statutes concerning cotton salvage.
HB 439 52-0 (1951) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statutes concerning taking of samples by ginners, certificates with samples, certificates of guarantee, duties of Commissioner, and a Cotton Board relating to ginners' licenses.
SB 209 52-0 (1951) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to amending certain acts by creating a Cotton Research Committee and providing for its membership.
HB 726 51-0 (1949) Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, to create a lien in favor of cotton ginners for compensation for ginning and processing cotton and cotton seed, and for advances made for planting seed and for the purpose of harvesting, gathering, hauling and otherwise preparing cotton for market, and for insurance premiums.
SB 374 51-0 (1949) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to amending a previous Act, creating and establishing a Cotton Research Committee and providing for the membership of said Committee; authorizing continuing appropriations.
HB 13 49-0 (1945) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to appropriating funds to the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in the sum of Thirteen Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty-five Dollars ($13,255.00) as an emergency appropriation to be expended before September 1, 1945, to enable said Institution to further study a plant disease known at "cotton wilt" or verticillium wilt, which is becoming prevalent in some sections of the State and is preventing the normal production to an alarming extent, in addition to its injury to the fiber and staple of cotton, and it is likely to spread over a vast area of the cotton producing area of the State.
HB 533 49-0 (1945) Author: Atkinson, Henry L. | et. al. Relating to making certain emergency appropriations for the Department of Agriculture incident to the administration and enforcement of the Pink Bollworm Law.
SB 333 49-0 (1945) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to amending law for control of the pink boll worm, providing for compensation for losses, etc.
HB 739 48-0 (1943) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to defining the term "oil mill", providing that each oil mill shall maintain a cotton-seed testing laboratory on or within 1000 yards of the premises where the oil mill is located and providing that said laboratory shall be staffed with at least one chemist who shall be qualified to make chemical analysis of cottonseed; providing penalties for violating the provisions of this act; providing a saving clause.
HB 566 47-0 (1941) Author: Fuchs, Robert A. | et. al. Relating to providing for the sale of all baled or packed lint cotton in this State upon its net weight; requiring cotton ginners to mark each bale of cotton to show net weight; providing penalties.
HB 699 47-0 (1941) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to appropriating a certain amount to reimburse the growers and producers of cotton for expenses incurred during the years from 1933 through 1938 by reason of the establishment by the state of Texas of certain regulations relative to the spread of the pink boll weevil; and to pay the expenses of the Compensation Claim Board in carrying out the provisions of this Act.
HB 827 47-0 (1941) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to declaring a State policy regarding the activities of the various agricultural agencies of the State, especially as they affect cotton and cotton products; providing for the establishment of a cotton research laboratory and making an appropriation therefor.
HB 1041 47-0 (1941) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to providing for the use of net weights in intrastate commerce transactions in cotton; providing a penalty.
SB 403 47-0 (1941) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" | et. al. Relating to declaring a State policy regarding the activities of the various agricultural agencies of the State, especially as they affect cotton and cotton products and the increased use and consumption of same; directing that the heads of the State's various agricultural agencies shall take due notice of said policy.
SB 435 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to providing for the use of net weights in transactions in Texas Cotton, to provide for standardization of bale covering for Cotton produced in this state; to provide penalties.
HB 336 46-0 (1939) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby | et. al. Relating to making emergency appropriation to pay the salaries and other expenses of the inspection work incident to the eradication of the Pink Bollworm.
HB 778 46-0 (1939) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to reimburse growers and producers of cotton for expenses incurred during the years of 1933 through 1937 by reason of the establishment by the State of Texas of regulations requiring such growers and producers to pay for fumigation of cotton and sterilization of seed.
SB 447 46-0 (1939) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to declaring a State policy regarding the encouragement and stimulation of new uses for cotton; making an appropriation.
HB 100 45-0 (1937) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby | et. al. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to supplement an appropriation made by the Regular Session of the Forty-fourth Legislature for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1937; said appropriation is to pay the salaries and other expenses of the inspection work incident to the eradication of the Pink Bollworm.
HB 536 44-0 (1935) Author: McCalla, Kenneth Relating to marking cotton by ginners.
HB 319 43-0 (1933) Relating to prohibiting the buyer of baled cotton deducting from the value thereof because of the weight of said bale except as provided herein; fixing a penalty for making deductions contrary to the provisions of this Act.
SB 52 43-1 (1933) Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope Relating to making an appropriation to reimburse growers and producers of cotton for expenses incurred during the years of 1929 through 1932 by reason of the establishment by the State of Texas of regulations requiring such growers and producers to pay for fumigation of cotton and sterilization of seed, and also to pay expenses of the Compensation Claim Board in carrying out the provisions of this Act.
HB 79 43-2 (1934) Author: Jackson, Harvey Paul | et. al. Relating to providing the method of prorating funds provided in certain statute; fixing date for filing claims under said appropriation; providing that claims arising thereunder shall not be negotiable or assignable; providing that no commissions or fees shall be paid for presenting and/or prosecuting said claims.
HB 63 43-3 (1934) Author: Hankamer, Harold Monroe | et. al. Relating to providing the method of prorating funds appropriated to reimburse cotton growers for expenses incurred in sterilizing cotton seed and fumigating cotton.
HB 628 42-0 (1931) Author: Stephens, George C. Relating to the compressing of cotton.
SB 114 42-0 (1931) Author: Hornsby, John William Relating to requiring all Public Cotton Classers to have a Federal Cotton Classer's License; providing penalties.
HB 7 42-2 (1931) Author: Olsen, J. J. | et. al. Relating to declaring it mandatory upon the Constitution of Texas that the Legislature enact laws to compel conservation, preservation and development of the soil and its fertility and to preserve the public interest, general welfare and happiness of the people; declaring certain public policies of the State in respect to the conservation, preservation and development of the soil; affixing penalties for a violation of this Act.
SB 15 42-2 (1931) Author: Hornsby, John William Relating to amending certain Acts by defining and regulating Public Cotton Classers.
SB 34 42-2 (1931) Author: Poage, William Robert "Bob" Relating to requiring public warehousemen to issue receipts containing a statement of cotton grade and staple; providing a penalty.
HB 26 41-0 (1929) Author: Barnett, Selby Evans "Speedy" | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for the fraudulent taking of cotton and cotton seed under the value of Fifty Dollars; making the first offense a misdemeanor and the second and subsequent offenses a felony, and prescribing punishment therefor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 91 41-0 (1929) Author: Shelton, Edgar Poe Relating to providing for the regulation of gins, ginners, ginning; the licensing of ginners; prescribing the conditions of a ginner's bond; providing for proper packing, wrapping, marking, and providing for weighing of seed and lint cotton and cottonseed, and keeping a record of same; providing for the collection of license fees to be used by the Commissioner of Agriculture for the enforcement of this Act; providing penalties. House: Agriculture
HB 162 41-0 (1929) Author: Webb, Henry E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to qualify the kind of pink boll worms that may be declared to be a menace; providing the conditions under which the pink boll worms may be found; providing compensation for all losses incurred or expense sustained by all persons, firms or corporations required to comply with the provisions of certain statute. House: Agriculture
HB 136 40-0 (1927) Author: Rogers, Michael William "Mike" | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the control of the pink bollworm.
HB 141 40-0 (1927) Author: Stell, James W. "Jim" | et. al. Relating to creating a cost finding and price recommending commission; providing for a plan of cooperation between said commission and any similar commission created by any other State; making an appropriation.
HB 265 40-0 (1927) Author: Rogers, Michael William "Mike" | et. al. Relating to providing for the regulation of gins; providing penalties.
HB 267 40-0 (1927) Author: Parrish, Sr., Melville Clyde | et. al. Relating to the conservation of the soil and its protection against ultimate destruction of its productivity; making it a misdemeanor for any owner of land to plant cotton for a second year in succession; providing a penalty.
HB 380 40-0 (1927) Author: Masterson, Alexander E. Relating to declaring the ginning of cotton a public business, impressed with a public trust, and subject to public regulation; conferring jurisdiction and authority upon the Railroad Commission.
HJR 30 40-0 (1927) Author: Shirley, B. L. Proposing an amendment providing for the taxation of land planted in cotton.
HB 8 40-1 (1927) Author: Rogers, Michael William "Mike" | et. al. Relating to making a appropriation for the control and eradication of the pink bollworm of cotton for the two-year period beginning September 1, 1927 and ending August 31, 1929.
SB 124 40-1 (1927) Author: Wood, Ashley Elijah Relating to authorizing the Governor to proceed to collect, and do whatever he can towards collecting, from the United State Government or any department thereof any amount payable or which the United States government is willing to pay or has provided to pay to the State of Texas to reimburse it in whole or part for expenditures said State has heretofore made to compensate owners of cotton and cotton land destruction of cotton in the prevention, control and eradication of the pink boll worm.
HB 213 39-0 (1925) Author: Stell, James W. "Jim" | et. al. Relating to creating a marketing and price recommending commission; providing the manner of appointment, the tenure of office; making an appropriation to pay the per diem and expenses of the commission. House: State Affairs
HB 567 39-0 (1925) Author: Westbrook, Jr., Joseph Robert | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to carry into effect the provisions of law relating to the control and eradication of the pink bollworm. House: Appropriations
SB 98 39-0 (1925) Author: Davis, John Relating to making an appropriation for the purpose of administering the Pink Bollworm law of Texas. Senate: Finance
HB 157 38-0 (1923) Author: Rowland, Charles H. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the operation of a corporation for the dual purpose of owning, controlling or operating any cotton seed oil mill.
HB 158 38-0 (1923) Author: Rowland, Charles H. | et. al. Relating to preventing any person, firm or association of persons operating any cotton seed oil mill in the State or operating any packing house, or any member, agent or employee of either, from owning, operating or holding any character of interest in any public cotton gin in this State from acting as the agent of any cotton seed oil mill, or any packing house in the purchase of cotton seed; providing the time the act shall become effecting and fixing penalties.
HB 202 38-0 (1923) Author: Stell, James W. "Jim" | et. al. Relating to creating a marketing and price recommending commission.
HB 242 38-0 (1923) Author: Covey, Elmer Lee | et. al. Relating to providing for the regulation of gins, ginners and ginning; the licensing of ginners; prescribing the conditions of a ginner's bond; providing for proper packing, wrapping, marking and certificating of bales of cotton; providing for the enforcement of this act; requiring certain reports; providing penalties for the violation of this act.
HB 263 38-0 (1923) Author: Stroder, J. T. | et. al. Relating to declaring Cotton Gines a public utility, and providing for the regulation thereof.
HB 369 38-0 (1923) Author: Turner, Fred W. Relating to exempting all property converted to use after the passage of this bill in manufacturing of cotton or woolen goods within the State, from taxation for a period of five (5) years from the passage of this bill.
HB 114 38-2 (1923) Author: Sparkman, Robert E. Relating to safeguarding the public in the purchase of pure bred cotton seed; creating a State Board of Plant Breeder Examiners.
SB 15 38-3 (1923) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to making an appropriation for control of Pink Bollworm.
HB 38 37-0 (1921) Author: Davis, John Relating to a certain Act preventing the introduction of the destructive cotton pest, the pink boll worm, into the State of Texas.
HB 53 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to the boll weevil and the pink boll worm.
HB 70 37-0 (1921) Author: Curtis, Albert B. | et. al. Relating to a certain Act regulating operation of public gins.
HB 71 37-0 (1921) Author: Curtis, Albert B. | et. al. Relating to a certain Act preventing dual ownership of cotton seed oil mills and public cotton gins.
HB 72 37-0 (1921) Author: Curtis, Albert B. | et. al. Relating to a certain Act preventing dual ownership of cotton seed oil mills and public cotton gins; providing suitable penalties.
HB 192 37-0 (1921) Author: Williams, Newton Barber "Newt" Relating to a certain Act regarding the correct classification of cotton by cotton buyers.
HB 228 37-0 (1921) Author: Williams, Newton Barber "Newt" Relating to a certain Act prohibiting compress companies to charge for keeping, storing, etc., of cotton.
HB 337 37-0 (1921) Author: Hill, Herman B. Relating to requiring all persons doing ginning business to make a uniform rate of cotton ginning.
HB 339 37-0 (1921) Author: Williams, Newton Barber "Newt" Relating to requiring the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas to fix tariff on cotton.
HB 340 37-0 (1921) Author: Williams, Newton Barber "Newt" Relating to preventing the wrongful and unnecessary extraction of cotton from cotton bales.
HB 533 37-0 (1921) Author: Teer, Claud D. | et. al. Relating to protecting the breeders of high grade cotton seed for planting.
SB 305 37-0 (1921) Author: Richards, Cyrus F. Relating to providing for the protection of growers of pure bred high grade cotton seed for planting purposes.
HB 31 37-1 (1921) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to prevent the introduction of the pink bollworm.
HB 129 37-1 (1921) Author: Bryant, Sam A. | et. al. Relating to establishing official cotton standards.
SB 15 37-1 (1921) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to preventing the introduction into the State of Texas of the destructive cotton pest, Pectinophora gossypiella, Saunders, known as and hereinafter referred to as the pink bollworm, and to control and eradicate such insect pest when and where discovered in this State.
SB 71 37-1 (1921) Author: Burkett, Sr., Joseph W. Relating to proposing to give authority to use natural gas for the manufacture of Carbon Black.
HB 176 36-0 (1919) Author: Lawrence, James D. Relating to amending certain articles so as to make the theft of cotton a felony.
HB 187 36-0 (1919) Author: Brown, Sr., Marvin H. Relating to creating the Cotton Commission of Texas, and defining the duties thereof, and providing for the appointment of such commissioners by the Governor of Texas.
HB 329 36-0 (1919) Author: Scott, S. M. | et. al. Relating to preventing the introduction into this State of the destructive cotton pest, Pectinophera Gossypiella Saund; hereinafter referred to as the pink bollworm.
HB 556 36-0 (1919) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to preventing the purchase and storing of cotton seed by the ginners of this State and prescribing the method of charging for ginning; requiring the removal of the seed and ginned cotton from the gin; limiting the operation of the ginner; prescribing a penalty.
HB 592 36-0 (1919) Author: Wright, W. O. Relating to amending certain acts providing penalties for persons operating cotton gins in this State either for themselves or for others.
HJR 16 36-0 (1919) Author: Moon, Zachariah B. Proposing an amendment to Section 30a of Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas providing for the creation of a commission to regulate and control cotton seed oil companies, flouring mill and meat packing companies, providing for the publication of the amendment issuing the proclamation ordering the election and making an appropriation to defray the expenses of such publication and proclamation.
SB 20 36-0 (1919) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to prohibiting the operation of a corporation for the dual purpose of owning, controlling or operating a cotton seed oil mill, and of owning, controlling or operating a public cotton gin; also prohibiting a corporation chartered for the purpose of operating a cotton seed oil mill from owning, controlling or operating directly or indirectly a public cotton gin in this State; providing suitable penalties, forfeitures and procedure for enforcing this act.
SB 21 36-0 (1919) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to regulating cotton oil mill corporations and public cotton gin corporations.
SB 22 36-0 (1919) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to providing for a uniform compensation for ginning cotton and the price to be charged therefor; providing for a uniform price for wrapping cotton and conferring upon the Commissioner of Markets and Warehouses the power and duty to establish the basic and corresponding prices therefor; authorizing the Commissioner of Markets and Warehouses to cancel the license of any ginner violating the provisions of this act.
SB 163 36-0 (1919) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to amending certain acts providing certain manner of marking bales of cotton ginned by each and every ginner, and providing that the quality of bagging shall at all times be such that the making thereon will be under ordinary conditions remain intact and visible.
HB 138 36-2 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws providing a manner of marking bales of cotton ginned; providing that marking thereon will remain intact and visible and providing for the closing of any cut made in the bale.
HB 181 36-2 (1919) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to declaring all cotton gins to be Public Service Institutions; prescribing penalties.
HB 3 36-3 (1920) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. Relating to preventing the introduction into the state of the pink bollworm.
HB 105 36-3 (1920) Author: Brown, C. S. Relating to making appropriation for the purpose of compensating persons whose property was destroyed under the Pink Boll Worm Act.
HB 157 36-3 (1920) Author: McDowra, R. L. | et. al. Relating to preventing the introduction into the State of Texas of the destructive cotton pest, pectinophora gossypiella, Saunders, known as, and hereafter referred to as the pink boll worm, and to control and eradicate such insect pest when and where discovered in this State; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of the Act.
SB 68 36-3 (1920) Author: Dayton, George W. | et. al. Relating to declaring the Pink Bollworm a pest and providing for its eradication and destruction.
SB 69 36-3 (1920) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide for the exemption of cotton mills.
HB 11 36-4 (1920) Author: McDowra, R. L. Relating to prohibiting the operation of a corporation for the dual purpose of owning both a cotton seed mill and a public cotton gin; providing penalties.
HB 16 36-4 (1920) Author: McDowra, R. L. Relating to prohibit any person, firm or association operating a cotton seed oil mill to also own, operate or hold any interest in a public cotton gin; fixing penalties.
HB 17 36-4 (1920) Author: Garrett, George Washington | et. al. Relating to preventing any person or association from operating both a cotton seed oil mill or packing house and also a public cotton gin; fixing penalties.
HB 18 36-4 (1920) Author: Raiden, John M. Relating to amending certain laws providing certain manner of marking bales of cotton ginned by each and every ginner; providing that the marking will remain intact.
HB 19 36-4 (1920) Author: Garrett, George Washington | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the operation of a corporation for the dual purpose of owning or operating any cotton seed oil mill and owning or operating any public cotton gin; providing penalties.
HB 20 36-4 (1920) Author: Garrett, George Washington | et. al. Relating to requiring public gins to secure a permit from the Commissioner of Markets and Warehouses.
HB 26 35-0 (1917) Author: Cope, W. D. Relating to prohibiting a corporation from operating both a cotton seed oil mill and a public cotton gin; charging all public gins with public use.
HB 101 35-0 (1917) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur Relating to regulating the ginning business, to set a price for the ginning and wrapping of cotton and the handling and wrapping ties, empowering the Commissioner of Agriculture with enforcement and supervision, and creating a penalty.
HB 144 35-0 (1917) Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al. Relating to providing for the administration of the warehouse law by the Commissioner of Agriculture; prohibiting the cutting of the bagging and taking of samples by any person other than a bonded ginner; prescribing penalties.
HB 176 35-0 (1917) Author: Bland, Howard Relating to providing that all persons and warehousemen shall be responsible for all damages to cotton stored with him; prescribing that all persons and corporations who store cotton to be approved by the Board of Warehouse Supervisors; creating offenses.
HJR 33 35-0 (1917) Author: Clark, Henry | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing for the valorization of cotton.
SB 218 35-0 (1917) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to amending an Act so as to rename the State Warehouse and Marketing Department and create the official office of Commissioner of Markets and Warehouses; defining the powers and duties of said Commissioner; to fix and enforce penalties.
SB 428 35-0 (1917) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to providing for the election and appointment of public weighers for election precincts in place of justices' precincts.
SJR 14 35-0 (1917) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Proposing an amendment defining qualified electors of the State and where such electors must vote.
SJR 15 35-0 (1917) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Proposing an amendment authorizing the Legislature to fix the minimum price for cotton; authorizing a tax; making an appropriation.
HB 12 35-2 (1917) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to preventing the introduction into the state of the pink boll worm; providing for the inspection of fields and for the quarantine and control of any territory in which the pink boll worm may be found.
HB 1 35-3 (1917) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to preventing the introduction into the state of the pink boll worm.
SB 7 35-3 (1917) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt | et. al. Relating to preventing the introduction into the State of Texas of the destructive cotton pest, Petinophera gossypiella Saund; known as the pink boll worm, and to control and eradicate such insect pest in the event its presence in this State is discovered, creating a zone whenever along the boundary between the State of Texas and the Republic of Mexico, providing for the inspection of fields of cotton and for the inspection and general control of cotton and cotton products produced in such a zone.
HB 101 35-4 (1918) Author: Pillow, Jr., R. L. Relating to providing the Governor shall appoint six public weighers in every city which receives annually one hundred thousand bales of cotton.
HB 114 35-4 (1918) Author: Pillow, Jr., R. L. Related to making an appropriation to reimburse owners for the value of any cotton or cotton products infested with the pink boll worm which may be destroyed by the Commissioner of Agriculture.
SB 113 35-4 (1918) Author: Collins, Vinson Allen "Yank" Relating to appropriating the sum of 150,000 Dollars to be used for the purpose of reimbursing the farmers in the non-cotton growing quarantined district for any loss sustained by such parties; making appropriation.
HB 26 34-0 (1915) Author: Cope, W. D. Relating to prohibiting the operation of a corporation for the dual purpose of owning, controlling or operating a cotton seed oil mill and of owning, controlling or operating a public cotton gin, providing suitable penalties, forfeitures and procedures for enforcing this Act. prohibiting any interference with or restriction of competition in the sale, handling or marketing of cotton seed.
HB 112 34-0 (1915) Author: Laas, Herman Relating to the handling of cotton while in transit, defining duties of transportation companies, owner or owners of cotton compresses and cotton factors and making certain requirements of them.
HB 481 34-0 (1915) Author: Bland, Howard Relating to providing that all persons and warehousemen in the state who store cotton for hire in yards or other exposed places and in such a manner that the same shall come in contact with the soil shall in addition to all other liability be responsible for all damages to cotton stored with them; prescribing that all such shall give a special bond to the State for the use and benefit of all persons who may be damaged as aforesaid; creating offenses.
HB 567 34-0 (1915) Author: Loudermilk, W. T. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws relating to a system of permanent warehouses.
HB 645 34-0 (1915) Author: Dayton, George W. | et. al. Relating to organizing the agricultural interest of the state to appoint and provide for the election of officers for said organization; prescribing penalties for the failure on the part of officers to perform their duties; fixing the pay of said officers; prescribing penalties.
SB 17 34-0 (1915) Author: Wiley, James Robert Relating to construing the term "Public Warehouse," providing for the construction of warehouses, etc.
SB 352 34-0 (1915) Author: Astin, James Robert | et. al. Relating to amending a certain General Law relating to a system of permanent warehouse.
SB 412 34-0 (1915) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt Relating to the creation of a preference lien upon all cotton ginned in favor of all persons ginning cotton, for labor and material used in preparing cotton for market and providing for the continuation of such liens for a definite period of time after the removal of same from the gins.
SJR 14 34-0 (1915) Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting from taxation all factories within the State engaged in the manufacture of cotton, woolen or worsteds for a period of fifteen years.
HB 36 34-1 (1915) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws relating to the state bonded warehouse system.
SB 28 34-1 (1915) Author: Astin, James Robert Relating to amending the State bonded warehouse law.
HB 41 33-0 (1913) Author: Mangum, Edward P. Relating to regulating the compression and baling of cotton; prescribing penalties.
HB 129 33-0 (1913) Author: Morris, Leopold | et. al. Relating to providing for the teaching of cotton classing in the State Normal Schools, State Industrial Schools, Summer Normal Schools, teachers' institutes and the public free schools, with certain exemptions, and providing for the method of procuring official types or standards and the issuance of certificates of proficiency to those entitled to same.
HB 507 33-0 (1913) Author: Russell, Angus T. Relating to providing for the relief from penalties of persons, firms or corporations operating compresses in cases where cotton is delivered from gins in boxes more than 54 inches by 23 inches.
HB 541 33-0 (1913) Author: Calvin, Elvis Abner | et. al. Relating to requiring all shippers of 'bolly' or 'threshed' cotton to mark on same the word 'bolly' with indelible ink and to require all railroad companies to take cognizance of such marks; to issue bills of lading accordingly; providing penalties.
HB 685 33-0 (1913) Author: Henry, Sr., Patrick Relating to creating a lien on cotton ginned by any person, firm or corporation to secure payment for said ginning and requiring ginners to keep a record of all cotton ginned and to give receipt.
SB 191 33-0 (1913) Author: Willacy, John G. Relating to creating the department of seed selection and improvement as a part of the Penitentiary System of the state; providing for the appointment by the prison commissioners providing for planting, cultivating and improvement of cotton; providing for seed selection and the sale of selected improved cotton seed for the benefit of the cotton growers.
SB 279 33-0 (1913) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to requiring persons, firms, corporations and associations of persons engaged in compressing cotton in this State to so bind and tie all bales of cotton so that no bale of cotton by them compressed, recompressed, baled or rebaled shall be delivered to any railroad company or other common carrier, unless the same is free from dangerously exposed ends of bands, buckles or splices and to provide penalty.
SB 284 33-0 (1913) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to requiring all shippers of "bolly" or "threshed" cotton to mark on same the word "bolly" with indelible ink and to require all railroad companies to take cognizance of such marks; to issue bills-of-lading accordingly and providing penalties.
SJR 6 33-0 (1913)
HB 1 33-2 (1914) Author: Humphrey, R. B. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and requiring the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking to establish a State warehouse system, defining the liability of the State as a public warehouseman and permitting suits to be brought against it; prescribing penalties.
HB 3 33-2 (1914) Author: Jordan, Harry Phillip Relating to establishing a cotton warehouse system under the direction and control of the state and the creation of the Cotton Warehouse Commission; prescribing penalties.
HB 5 33-2 (1914) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. Relating to establishing a bonded and licensed warehouse system in the state; prescribing penalties.
HB 6 33-2 (1914) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman | et. al. Relating to providing for the conduct of the business of public warehousemen; providing penalties.
HB 7 33-2 (1914) Author: Allison, Matt F. Relating to creating a state bonded warehouse system and affording a method of co-operative marketing; prescribing penalties.
HB 9 33-2 (1914) Author: Morris, Leopold Relating to providing for the marking or branding of cotton; providing a penalty.
HB 10 33-2 (1914) Author: Cope, W. D. Relating to prohibiting the operation of a corporation for the dual purpose of owning, controlling, or operating a cotton seed oil mill, and of owning, controlling or operating a public cotton gin; providing penalties.
HB 14 33-2 (1914) Author: Cope, W. D. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting any person, firm or association operating a cotton seed oil mill from owning, operating or holding interest in a cotton gin; fixing penalties.
SB 1 33-2 (1914) Author: Wiley, James Robert Relating to construing the term Public Cotton Warehouse, providing for the construction of public cotton warehouses, requiring construction of buildings or platforms for the protection of ginned cotton, and construing the term warehouseman; providing penalties.
SB 4 33-2 (1914) Author: Warren, Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to authorizing and requiring the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking to establish a State warehouse system; prescribing the terms and conditions of warehouse receipts; defining the liability of the state as a public warehouseman and permitting suits to be brought against it; prescribing penalties.
SB 5 33-2 (1914) Author: Wiley, James Robert Relating to creating a Department of Co-operative Cotton Marketing to be located at Austin, providing for the appointment of a Commissioner of Co-operative Cotton Marketing; providing for the organization of co-operative cotton marketing associations; creating a guaranty fund; and providing penalties.
SB 6 33-2 (1914) Author: Astin, James Robert Relating to establishing a cotton warehouse system under the direction and control of the state; providing for the issuance of warehouse receipts; providing for the Cotton Warehouse Commission; empowering said commission to build, buy, lease, rent, license, maintain and operate such warehouses; providing penalties.
SB 7 33-2 (1914) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to authorizing the appointment of state weighers and graders of cotton in public warehouses; facilitating the lending of money thereon and making cotton warehouse receipts safer collateral.
SB 8 33-2 (1914) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to creating a state bonded warehouse system and affording a method of cooperative marketing; creating a State Warehouse Commission; declaring gins to be subject to a public use; prescribing penalties.
SB 10 33-2 (1914) Author: Carter, Edgar Hubbard Relating to prohibiting the operation of a corporation for the dual purpose of owning, controlling, or operating a cottonseed mill, and of owning, controlling or operating a public cotton gin; also prohibiting a corporation chartered for the purpose of operating a cottonseed oil mill, from owning, controlling or operating, a public cotton gin; providing penalties.
SB 11 33-2 (1914) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to prohibiting any person, firm or association of persons, operating a cotton seed oil mill from owning, operating or holding any character of interest in a public cotton gin, fixing penalties.
HB 4 33-3 (1914) Author: Cope, W. D. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the operation of a corporation for the dual purpose of owning, controlling, or operating a cotton seed oil mill, and of owning, controlling or creating a public cotton gin; providing penalties.
HB 5 33-3 (1914) Author: Cope, W. D. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting any person, firm or association of persons, operating a cotton seed oil mill from owning, operating or holding interest in a public cotton gin in this state; fixing penalties.
HB 8 33-3 (1914) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. Relating to inducing a reduction in the cotton acreage in Texas for the year 1915.
HB 9 33-3 (1914) Author: Reedy, D. M. Relating to bringing about a reduction in the cotton acreage in this State for the year 1915; prescribing penalty.
HB 10 33-3 (1914) Author: Terrell, Chester H. | et. al. Relating to limiting the acreage of cotton to be produced within this State by the voluntary agreement of individuals, firms or corporations owning or leasing land.
HB 12 33-3 (1914) Author: Dove, Daniel C. | et. al. Relating to bringing about a reduction in the cotton acreage in this State for the year 1915; providing penalties; making an appropriation to the Department of Extension of the A & M College to advise the farmers.
SB 4 33-3 (1914) Author: Carter, Edgar Hubbard | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the operation of a corporation for the dual purpose of owning, controlling or operating a cotton seed mill and of owning, controlling or operating a public cotton gin; providing suitable penalties.
SB 7 33-3 (1914) Author: Westbrook, Ed | et. al. Relating to bringing about a reduction in the cotton acreage for the year 1915; prescribing certain duties for the attorney general and district and county attorneys; prescribing penalties.
SB 8 33-3 (1914) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to collecting a tax on all cotton raised and gathered in 1915; providing a penalty.
SB 9 33-3 (1914) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to compelling a reduction of the acreage of land planted in cotton during the year 1915; fixing penalties.
SB 10 33-3 (1914) Author: Astin, James Robert Relating to inducing a reduction in the cotton acreage for the year 1915; authorizing the commissioner of Agriculture to perform certain duties in connection therewith; fixing penalties.
SB 11 33-3 (1914) Author: Henderson, John Morgan Relating to reducing cotton acreage, and to provide a tax for excess acreage, and prescribing a penalty for failure of planters to make reports.
SB 12 33-3 (1914) Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al. Relating to limiting the acreage of cotton to be produced by the voluntary agreement of individuals, firms or corporations owning or leasing land and prescribing damages for a failure to carry out said agreement.
HB 32 32-0 (1911) Author: Hall, B. C. | et. al. Relating to providing that the owners, lessees, operators and receivers of all cotton gins in this State shall write or stamp with indelible ink upon each and every bale of cotton ginned, the word "tare," the weight of the bagging and ties in which the cotton is wrapped, written or stamped in indelible ink in plain figures; providing penalties.
SB 36 32-0 (1911) Author: Sturgeon, Benjamin Blufford Relating to amending an Act providing that corporations may be created for the purpose of gathering and harvesting cotton, and also by providing that corporations may be created for the purpose of doing a general advertising business.
HB 8 31-4 (1910) Relating to requiring persons, firms, corporations and associations of persons engaged in compressing cotton in this State to so bind and tie all bales of cotton so that no bale by them compressed, recompressed, baled or rebaled, shall be delivered to any railroad company or other common carrier unless the same is free from dangerously exposed ends of bands or any exposed or any obtruding dangerous part of ties, bands, buckles or splices used in tying or baling such bale of cotton; and to provide penalties therefor; and prescribing the duties of the Commissioner of Labor, and providing for annual accounting by said Commissioner of Labor.
SB 183 30-0 (1907) Author: Holsey, Walter R. | et. al. Relating to creating in the Department of Agriculture of Texas, a Bureau of Cotton Statistics; prescribing the duties of the Commissioner of Agriculture, the county clerks, public ginners, and prescribing penalties for the violation of this act.
HB 243 28-0 (1903) Author: Rochelle, William Collin | et. al. Relating to appropriating $50,000 to be paid to any one who will discover and furnish a practical remedy that will exterminate the cotton boll weevil, and $2,500.00 for expenses and per diem of committee to pass on the findings of said person or persons.
HB 432 27-0 (1901) Relating to facilitating the tracing of stolen or illegally disposed of cotton.

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