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HB 34 79-1 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the appointment of a magistrate in the district courts in Henderson County. House: Judiciary Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 27 79-2 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the appointment of a magistrate in the district courts in Henderson County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1365 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 2533 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation of Lake View Management and Development District in Henderson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 3553 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Henderson County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 272 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Recalling H.B. No. 2533. Signed by the Governor
HCR 300 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1365. Signed by the Governor
HR 1852 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1365. Reported enrolled
SB 1220 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1552 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the creation and composition of certain county courts at law. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 1641 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation of Lake View Management and Development District in Henderson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1841 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Henderson County. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1494 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to limited rights to purchase certain permanent school fund minerals other than oil and gas in Henderson County. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 479 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1716 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1183 73-0 (1993) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 1451 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 635 72-0 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 1427 72-0 (1991) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 166 72-1 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 105 72-2 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 142 71-0 (1989) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1606 71-0 (1989) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the dissolution of the Henderson County Municipal Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2404 71-0 (1989) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the conveyance of certain real property in Henderson County; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2381 69-0 (1985) Author: Waldrop, Tom
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Henderson County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1338 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to creation of a County Court at Law of Henderson County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 332 68-0 (1983) Author: Waldrop, Tom Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County and the office of district attorney for the district; and relating to the exclusion of Henderson County from the 173rd Judicial District and from the election of and the authority of the District Attorney for the 3rd Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2295 68-0 (1983) Author: Waldrop, Tom
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the composition of the Henderson County juvenile board, the compensation of the members of that board, and prosecution of juvenile cases in Henderson County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1072 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Henderson County and the office of district attorney for the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1074 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the composition of the Henderson County juvenile board, the compensation of the members of that board, and prosecution of juvenile cases in Henderson County; naming the 340th District Court as the juvenile court. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2331 67-0 (1981) Author: Bomer, Elton
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the membership of the juvenile board and the duties of the county and district attorney in Henderson County. House: Security & Sanctions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SR 522 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Don Extending congratulations to the Henderson County honorees of the Family Land Heritage Program.
HB 2171 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, and financing of the West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2208 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Henderson County; making other provisions relative to the court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1076 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Head, Fred
Relating to the appointment, qualifications, duties, and compensation of a juvenile officer for Henderson County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1713 63-0 (1973) Author: Head, Fred Abolishing the office of county school superintendent in Henderson County; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1714 63-0 (1973) Author: Head, Fred Creating the County Court at Law of Henderson County; making other provisions relative to the court; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1787 62-0 (1971) Author: Bass, Bill
Sponsor: Wilson, Charles
Relating to providing for the creation of the Henderson County Hospital District over all of Henderson County, Texas.
HB 1851 62-0 (1971) Author: Bass, Bill
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to authorizing the commissioner of the General Land Office to sell and convey to the Boy Scouts of America the state's interest in and to a certain described tract of land in Henderson County, Texas.
SB 1015 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Relating to providing for the creation of the Henderson County Hospital District over all of Henderson County, Texas.
SB 1023 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to sell and convey to the Boy Scouts of America the State's interest in and to a certain tract of land in Henderson County, Texas.
HB 552 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Enchanted Oaks Municipal Utility District".
HB 283 59-0 (1965) Author: Markgraf, Jim Relating to archery season in Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Kaufman, and Van Zandt Counties; amending certain Acts.
HB 300 59-0 (1965) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the hunting of quail in Henderson County.
HB 301 59-0 (1965) Author: Hollowell, Bill | et. al. Relating to wildlife resources in Henderson County and on certain waters of Lake Tawakoni and certain waters of the Joe B. Hogsett Reservoir, known as the Cedar Creek Reservoir; prescribing penalties.
HB 353 59-0 (1965) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the taking of mink pelts in Henderson County.
HB 29 57-3 (1962) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to creating a conservation district to be known as "Henderson County Municipal Water Authority," comprising certain territory contained within Henderson County, Texas, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic and industrial use and treating, transporting, and distributing the same, and constructing sanitary sewers and facilities; providing for the annexation of additional territory.
HB 61 57-3 (1962) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to placing certain restrictions upon the use of lands adjacent to and waters of Lake Palestine, Blackburn Crossing Dam and Reservoir in Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson and Smith Counties; delegating certain powers and authority to the Board of Directors of the Upper Neches River Municipal Water Authority; providing certain rules and regulations regarding swimming, bathing, wading, water skiing, the taking of fish, hunting, the shooting of firearms, and boating; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act and regulations promulgated thereunder.
HB 412 55-0 (1957) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to granting the Commissioners Court of Henderson, Angelina and Trinity Counties permission to pay out of the General Fund of said Counties bounties for the destruction of wolves and predatory animals.
SB 363 55-0 (1957) Author: Wood, Bill D. Relating to granting the Commissioners Court of Henderson County permission to pay out of the General Fund of said County bounties for the destruction of wolves and predatory animals.
HB 205 54-0 (1955) Author: Hogue, Grady C. Relating to making it lawful to use set or drag nets and seines, the meshes of which are one and one-half (1 1/2) or more inches square, for catching fish in the public fresh waters of Rains County and in the waters of the Sabine River in Van Zandt County.
HB 314 54-0 (1955) Author: Hogue, Grady C. Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to kill mink in Henderson and Van Zandt County, Texas, for a period of two (2) years from and after the passage of this Act; providing a penalty.
HB 267 51-0 (1949) Author: Hardee, Jack Y. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Henderson County, Texas, to issue bonds to refund certain outstanding time warrants.
HB 268 51-0 (1949) Author: Hardee, Jack Y. Relating to donating and granting state ad valorem general fund taxes to Henderson County for a period of two (2) years to repair bridges and roads.
HB 712 51-0 (1949) Author: McDonald, John B. | et. al. Relating to fixing a closed season on wild deer, turkeys, and beavers in Anderson and Henderson Counties; prescribing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 60 50-0 (1947) Author: Thomas, M. K. | et. al. Relating to providing for relief for Edom Independent School District in Van Zandt County and Independence Common School District in Henderson and Kaufman Counties, Texas, in order to aid said Districts in the rebuilding of their properties and equipping their schools; making an appropriation to each of said Districts for said purposes by reason of the great public calamity occurring in each of such communities.
HB 128 50-0 (1947) Author: Spencer, James C. Relating to providing that wild fox may be taken or killed at any time in Henderson County, Texas; providing that the hides and pelts thereof may be sold; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 783 50-0 (1947) Author: Spencer, James C. | et. al. Relating to providing for relief for the Independence Common School District of Henderson and Kaufman Counties, in order to aid said District in the rebuilding of its property, and equipping the school; making an appropriation to said District for said purposes by reason of the great public calamity of fire destroying the school of such rural community.
HB 884 49-0 (1945) Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Henderson County for the maintenance of public roads and highways other than duly designated State highways of Henderson County.
HB 855 47-0 (1941) Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" Relating to providing an open season for quail hunting in Henderson County for a certain period of time; providing for penalties.
HB 24 47-1 (1941) Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" Relating to making it unlawful for any person to hunt or kill quail outside of the county of his residence on the private lands of another person except on certain days; providing a penalty.
HB 58 46-0 (1939) Author: Spencer, James C. Relating to authorizing and direct the Board of County and District Road Indebtedness to make allowance to Henderson County certain amount as a credit upon its outstanding indebtedness.
HB 168 46-0 (1939) Author: Spencer, James C. Relating to providing relief for a certain School District of Henderson County in order to aid said District in the re-building and equipping properties of the School that was destroyed by fire making appropriation for said properties.
HB 620 46-0 (1939) Author: Spencer, James C. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for allowance on county warrant to Henderson County as a credit upon its indebtedness, under State-aid Project No.817-A, for which said warrant was issued and delivered to Highway Department of the State of Texas.
HB 280 45-0 (1937) Relating to authorizing, empowering, and directing the Board of County and District Road Indebtedness, to make allowance to Henderson County, Texas, as a credit upon its outstanding road indebtedness of the amount of Sixty Thousand, Six Hundred and Sixty-nine Dollars and fifty-six cents ($60,669.56) and to increase the State Aid effective as of January 1, 1933, to Henderson County, Texas, to make payment of such allowance.
HB 298 45-0 (1937) Relating to requiring any person using any trap or similar device to take any of the birds or animals of this State, upon the private lands of another person in Henderson County, to first obtain and have in his possession a written permit; providing a suitable penalty for violation of any provisions of this Act.
HB 448 42-0 (1931) Author: Towery, J. H. Relating to creating a Special Road Law for Henderson County, Texas.
HB 27 42-2 (1931) Author: Towery, J. H. Relating to providing that the river bed of the Trinity River in Henderson and Navarro Counties shall not be sold and shall remain open to the public for fishing and hunting with the specific reference to that portion of the Trinity River known as The Cut Off; giving to the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission authority to make regulations controlling fishing and hunting on said Cut Off of the Trinity River; providing a penalty for violations .
HB 176 39-0 (1925) Author: Justice, Hyle Appleton Relating to validating Common County Line Consolidated School District No. 3 of Henderson and Kaufman Counties. House: School Districts
HB 542 39-0 (1925) Author: Justice, Hyle Appleton Relating to creating and incorporating the Cross Roads County Line Independent School District lying in the counties of Henderson and Anderson in the State of Texas, defining the boundaries thereof. House: School Districts
HB 647 39-0 (1925) Author: Justice, Hyle Appleton Relating to placing a closed season of three years on quail in the county of Henderson; providing a penalty for the violation of same. House: Game and Fisheries
HB 657 39-0 (1925) Author: Justice, Hyle Appleton Relating to incorporating the Trinidad Independent School District in Henderson County, Texas, out of territory now comprising the Trinidad Common School District Number 6, Henderson County, Texas. House: School Districts
HB 682 39-0 (1925) Author: Wade, William Andrew Relating to creating and incorporating the Tolosa Independent School District No. 104 in lying in the counties of Kaufman and Henderson in the State of Texas. House: School Districts
HB 277 39-1 (1926) Author: Justice, Hyle Appleton Relating to creating Road District Number Four (4), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 305 39-1 (1926) Author: Justice, Hyle Appleton Relating to creating Athens Independent School District in Henderson County, Texas. House: School Districts
HB 308 39-1 (1926) Author: Justice, Hyle Appleton Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 309 39-1 (1926) Author: Justice, Hyle Appleton Relating to creating Road District Number Three (3), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 335 39-1 (1926) Author: High, Robert Elbert Relating to creating Edom Independent School District in Van Zandt and Henderson Counties. House: School Districts
SB 188 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to creating Road District Number Thirteen (13), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
SB 189 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to creating Road District Number Twelve (12), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
SB 190 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to creating Road District Number Eleven (11), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
SB 192 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to creating Road District Number Three (3), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
SB 193 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to creating Road District Number Seven (7), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
SB 194 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to creating Road District Number Ten (10), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
SB 222 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to creating Road District Number Eight (8), in Henderson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
HB 128 38-0 (1923) Author: Simpson, Gordon | et. al. Relating to redistricting certain counties.
HB 643 38-0 (1923) Author: Greer, Julian Preston Relating to creating the Brownsboro Independent School District in Henderson County, Texas; defining its boundaries.
HB 497 37-0 (1921) Author: Greer, Julian Preston Relating to hunting or killing quail in Henderson county.
SB 74 36-3 (1920) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to creating the Thompson's Mill Independent School District in Henderson County, Texas.
HB 706 35-0 (1917) Author: Yantis, Robert E. Relating to creating a special road law for Henderson county.
SB 359 35-0 (1917) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to providing for the holding of an election to determine whether hogs, sheep or goats may run at large in the counties of Henderson or Anderson, of this State, during only those months of each year designed in the petition.
SB 452 35-0 (1917) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Henderson County, Texas.
HB 166 35-4 (1918) Author: Yantis, Robert E. | et. al. Relating to amending Henderson County Road Laws.
HB 264 34-0 (1915) Author: Parker, P. L. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Henderson County, Texas and making the County Commissioners ex-officio Road Commissioners.
HB 452 34-0 (1915) Author: Parker, P. L. Relating to creating Greensborough County-line Independent School District in Henderson and Van Zandt counties.
HB 612 34-0 (1915) Author: Stanford, John W. Relating to creating Big Rock County Line Independent School District, situated in Henderson and Van Zandt Counties.
SB 113 34-0 (1915) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Henderson county, Texas, making the county commissioners ex officio road commissioners, defining the duties of road commissioners; providing penalties for the neglect of duties hereunder or any violation thereof.
SB 403 34-0 (1915) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to amending Henderson County road law.
HB 22 34-1 (1915) Author: Parker, P. L. Relating to creating the Greensborough County-line Independent School District, situated in Henderson and Van Zandt counties; defining its metes and bounds.
HB 852 33-0 (1913) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Henderson County, Texas, making the county commissioners ex-officio road commissioners; providing penalties for neglect of duties hereunder and violations hereof.
SB 449 33-0 (1913) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to giving Henderson County the right to vote a general stock law.
HB 316 31-0 (1909) Relating to restoring the civil jurisdiction of the County Court of Henderson county and to repeal so much as applies to Henderson county of the Act approved February 25, 1881.
SB 69 30-0 (1907) Relating to repealing the act of the Twenty-eighth Legislature, creating a more efficient road system for Henderson Couny, Texas.
SB 132 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending Chapter 32 of the Special Laws of the 28th Legislature creating a road law for Henderson county and being entitled an Act to create a more efficient road law for Henderson county creating the office of county road superintendent, prescribing his qualifications and duties.
SB 6 28-0 (1903) Relating to creating a more efficient road law for Henderson county, creating the office of county road superintendent, prescribing his qualifications and duties; rewards and penalties for escaped convicts; for the appointment and duties of road overseers, and fixing the amount of their pay, and prescribing penalties against road overseers, hands and road superintendent, and prescribing the duties of the county attorney, grand jury and district judge in seeing its provisions enforced; and fixing the bonds of the county superintendent and road overseers, and penalties to be recovered in case of a breach thereof.

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