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HB 2562 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for property used in master recordings and admissions to certain amusement services. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2563 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for property used in the production of motion picture, video or audio master recordings. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3346 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the music, film, television, and multimedia production industry. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3125 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the offenses of unauthorized duplication, unauthorized recording, unauthorized operation of recording device, and improper labeling of recordings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1052 81-0 (2009) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of film districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1142 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the designation of qualified media production locations in media production development zones and to exemptions from the sales and use tax for items used for media production facilities in qualified media production locations. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 837 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the exhibition of first-run movies in movie theaters. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1835 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen
Relating to the offenses of unauthorized duplication, unauthorized recording, and improper labeling of recordings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 374 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to use of state buildings and grounds by a television or film production company. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1496 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 1634 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2951 80-0 (2007) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of film districts. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3706 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of film districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 782 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 1871 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to creating an offense for the unauthorized operation of a recording device in a motion picture theater. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1897 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the application of certain taxes on persons exclusively involved in television, motion picture, video, and audio productions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2178 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to restricting motion picture theaters from showing certain trailers; providing a civil penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2954 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the creation of a film industry incentive program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
SB 481 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Relating to creating an offense for the unauthorized operation of a recording device in a motion picture theater. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1142 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the creation of a film industry incentive program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 30 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the application of certain taxes on persons exclusively involved in television, motion picture, video, and audio productions. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 939 77-0 (2001) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the application of certain taxes on persons involved in television, motion picture, video, and audio productions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 3589 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the Texas Film Industry Development Loan Guarantee Program. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 174 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a hotel-motel occupance tax exemption for those involved in the production of a motion picture, television program or musical or video recording. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 175 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the application of certain taxes to certain items used in the production of motion pictures and video or audio recordings. House: Ways & Means Corrected comm. rept. sent to Local & Consent
HB 710 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the imposition of the state hotel occupancy tax on persons involved in motion picture production. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1687 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a state program of loan guarantees to promote the film industry in this state; providing a penalty. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1907 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to exempting from sales and use taxes certain items used in the production of a motion picture. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1152 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Granoff, Al
Relating to the offense of reproduction for sale of a sound recording without the owner's consent and without disclosing the origin of the recording, and to the disposition of certain simulated property forfeited to the state. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1533 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the transfer of the Texas Film Commission to the Texas Economic Development Commission. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 166 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to certain exceptions from the temporary license requirements for local recording agents. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1047 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the transfer of the Texas Film Commission to the Texas Economic Development Commission. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
HB 1103 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the distribution of motion pictures. House: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 502 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the distribution of motion pictures; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development No action taken
HB 1087 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the distribution of motion pictures. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1576 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the annual occupation tax on coin-operated machines that show motion pictures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 523 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the distribution of motion pictures. Senate: Economic Development No action taken
HB 991 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the regulation of motion picture distributors. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 992 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the distribution of motion pictures. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1417 66-0 (1979) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the portion of the proceeds from the exhibition of a motion picture that is the property of the distributor of the motion picture. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 819 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the regulation of motion picture distributors. Senate: Economic Development Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 820 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to procedures for the distribution of motion pictures; providing penalties and enforcement procedures. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Notice given -1 hour to suspend rules to consider
HB 493 65-0 (1977) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to liability for the sales tax by persons engaged in the leasing or licensing of motion picture films. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1262 65-0 (1977) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to the exemption of leasing or licensing motion picture films from the taxes imposed by the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1264 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the use and ownership of money advanced on a contract for the rental of motion picture films. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably
SB 1299 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H. Requiring persons engaged in the business of distributing or supplying motion pictures to exhibitors by rental, sale or licensing in this State to employ certain bidding procedures in order to promote fair and effective competition in the business of motion picture distribution and exhibition within the State. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably
HB 1807 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to amending Section 2, Chapter 890, 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971, providing that any sound recording which has been in existence more than twenty-five (25) years may be reproduced for sale, sold, or offered for sale with impunity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2237 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the use and ownership of money advanced on a contract for the rental of motion picture films. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1100 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the use and ownership of money advanced on a contract for the rental of motion picture films. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 406 63-0 (1973) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Providing an ordinance which may be adopted by a city or county realting to the establishment of a motion picture licensing and review board; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
SB 300 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Providing that any sound recording which has been in existence more than fifteen years may be reproduced for sale, sold, or offered for sale with impunity. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
SB 627 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the showing of motion picture previews by theaters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 181 62-0 (1971) Author: Wayne, Ralph Relating to exempting from the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax the receipts from the leasing or licensing of motion picture films of any kind to or by licensed television stations.
HB 937 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to the establishment of a motion picture licensing and review board.
HB 1137 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to prohibiting the exhibition of certain harmful materials to minors and the admittance of minors to motion picture theatres where harmful materials are shown.
HB 1252 62-0 (1971) Author: Bigham, John R. | et. al. Relating to the sale and reproduction for sale of a sound recording that is reproduced without the consent of the producer of the original recording; providing penalties for violation.
SB 1 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Wayne, Ralph
Relating to exempting from the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax the receipts from the leasing or licensing of motion picture films of any kind to or by licensed television stations.
SB 306 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to providing an ordinance which may be adopted by a city or county relating to the establishment of a motion picture licensing and review board.
SB 307 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph
Sponsor: Williamson, Billy H.
Relating to the seizure of obscene materials and injunctive and other judicial proceedings concerning obscene materials and materials harmful to minors.
SB 400 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray
Sponsor: Salter, Robert
Relating to qualifications for license as a local recording agent and as a temporary local recording agent.
SB 748 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim
Sponsor: Bigham, John R.
Relating to the sale and reproduction for sale of a sound recording that is reproduced without the consent of the owner of the original recording; providing penalties for violation.
HB 66 62-4 (1972) Author: Caldwell, Neil | et. al. Relating to the promotion of the development of the film, television and multimedia production industry in Texas by establishing the Texas Film Commission in the office of the Governor.
SB 30 62-4 (1972) Relating to the promotion of the development of the film, television, and multimedia production industry in Texas by establishing the Texas Film Commission in the office of the Governor.
HB 36 61-0 (1969) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to including all motion picture films under the obscenity statute by removing certain exemptions.
HB 197 61-0 (1969) Author: Wright, John Relating to removing the exemption of certain motion pictures from the provisions of the law relating to acts involving obscene articles, objects and materials.
HB 406 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Grant | et. al. Relating to knowledge, experience, and instruction requirements for local recording agents and relating to license and renewal license fees required of local recording agents and solicitors.
HB 450 61-0 (1969) Author: Angly, Jr., Maurice | et. al. Relating to exhibiting obscene motion pictures to minors and contributing to the delinquency of children.
HB 515 61-0 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don | et. al. Relating to amending the Insurance Code of 1951 so as to permit the licensing of corporations as local recording agents.
HB 863 61-0 (1969) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to the authority of incorporated cities to create motion picture review boards; providing a model ordinance; removing certain exemptions from the obscenity statute and providing certain procedure for injunctions.
HB 1091 61-0 (1969) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending a section of the Penal Code of Texas so as to provide that the provisions of said Act shall not be applicable to a motion picture operator or assistant operator under certain prescribed circumstances.
HB 1224 61-0 (1969) Author: Angly, Jr., Maurice Relating to adding houses, buildings, theaters and other structures in which obscene motion pictures are shown to persons under 21 years of age to the definition of a disorderly house.
SB 660 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to adding houses, buildings, theaters and other structures in which obscene motion pictures are shown to persons under 21 years of age to the definition of a disorderly house, providing that certain provisions shall not be applicable to a moving picture machine operator or assistant operator under certain prescribed circumstances.
SB 691 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing that certain provisions shall not be applicable to a motion picture projectionist or assistant projectionist under certain prescribed circumstances.
HB 677 60-0 (1967) Author: Hull, Malcolm Cordell Relating to the establishment of motion picture classification boards in incorporated cities and towns, prescribing the powers, duties and functions of the boards, and regulating the exhibition of films classified by the boards; providing penalties.
HB 713 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John Relating to amending certain articles of the Penal Code by repealing penal provisions concerning motion pictures.
HB 1171 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John Relating to repealing a certain paragraph of penal provisions concerning motion pictures.
HB 208 59-0 (1965) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to providing criminal penalties for certain acts involving certain motion pictures; defining obscene.
HB 196 58-0 (1963) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and providing for the purchase of educational motion picture films by the State Board of Education for the use and benefit of the Texas public school system; providing the effective date of this Act.
HB 459 58-0 (1963) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to permitting reliance and discharge based upon certain information pertaining to a recording or record in the payment of licensing or performing fees.
HB 1028 58-0 (1963) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to providing that no motion picture theater shall knowingly allow minors to view "adult only" films; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 3 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas relating to the defenses and exemptions applicable under a certain Article which provides criminal penalties for certain acts involving obscene articles.
SB 90 58-0 (1963) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to authorizing and providing for the purchase of educational motion picture films by the State Board of Education for the use and benefit of the Texas public school system; providing the effective date of this Act.
HB 65 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd | et. al. Relating to authorizing and providing for the purchase of educational motion picture films by the State Board of Education for use of the public free school system; providing an effective date.
HB 191 57-0 (1961) Author: Miller, William H. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code relating to immoral publications, motion pictures, penny arcade machine pictures, and indecent objects.
HB 857 57-0 (1961) Author: Jones, William M. "Bill" Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to making a second offense under the Article a felony with confinement of two (2) to five (5) years in the State Penitentiary and a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1000); relates to immoral publications, motion pictures, penny arcade machine pictures, and indecent objects.
SB 47 57-0 (1961) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to authorizing and providing for the purchase of educational motion picture films by the State Board of Education for the use and benefit of the public free school systems; providing for the effective date of this Act.
SB 188 57-0 (1961) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to issuance and enforcement of "Permits to Dispense Performing Rights Under a Blanket License" for certain copyrighted musical or dramatico-musical compositions.
SB 326 57-0 (1961) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to making it a criminal offense to show or exhibit a film or magnetic tape under certain conditions.
HB 11 57-1 (1961) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd | et. al. Relating to authorizing and providing for the purchase of educational motion picture films on the subjects of mathematics, physical sciences, social sciences, and English grammar only, by the State Board of Education for the use and benefit of the public free school systems.
SB 3 57-1 (1961) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to authorizing and providing for the purchase of educational motion picture films by the State Board of Education for the use and benefit of the public free school systems; providing for a complete system for the distribution of such films by Film Service Centers pursuant to certain minimum standards as established by the State Board of Education; setting out the procedure for the creation of State and various local film selection committees; providing for financing of the purchase of such films as an additional item of cost paid out of the Foundation School Fund; providing an effective date of this Act.
HB 181 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to immoral or depraved publications, motion pictures, phonograph records, penny arcade machine pictures and indecent objects, so as to provide that the editing, publishing or dissemination of any pamphlet, magazine, phonograph record or any printed paper devoted mainly to the publication of whoring, lechery, assignation, intrigues between men and women or immoral conduct of persons, or of depraved acts showing violent brutality, or knowingly possessing or keeping for sale or distribution or assisting in the sale or distribution of any such, or the showing of lewd, lascivious, obscene, indecent, immoral pictures on the cover, jacket, or frontispiece of any pamphlet, magazine, or any printed matter shall be a misdemeanor offense; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 210 56-0 (1959) Author: Clements, Jamie Hager | et. al. Relating to authorizing and providing for the purchase of educational motion picture films by the State Board of Education for the use and benefit of the public free school systems; providing an effective date.
HB 627 56-0 (1959) Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" Relating to levying an occupation tax upon the sale or use of phonograph records; providing for rules and regulations to be promulgated by the Comptroller of Public Accounts; providing for reports and examination of books; providing for enforcement by the Attorney General; prescribing penalties.
HB 738 56-0 (1959) Author: Stewart, Vernon James Relating to removing the occupation tax on theaters.
SB 20 56-0 (1959) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to authorizing and providing for the purchase of educational motion picture films by the State Board of Education for the use and benefit of the public free school systems; providing an effective date of this Act.
HB 261 55-0 (1957) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to authorizing and providing for purchase by the State Board of Education of State-owned education films for the use and benefit of the public free school systems.
HB 456 55-0 (1957) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to prohibiting any person employed as a private or confidential investigator from determining or attempting to determine the attendance or number of paid admissions at any motion picture or theatre without first displaying to the owner or manager of such theatre his license, credentials or authority as such investigator; providing penalties.
HB 524 55-0 (1957) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to requiring all contracts relating to the distribution and licensing of motion pictures or films to be shown in theaters in the State of Texas, shall be construed in accordance with the laws of this State.
HB 725 55-0 (1957) Author: Tunnell, Byron M. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the showing or producing in the presence or hearing of any child or children in attendance upon any public free school, or while under the supervision of public free school authority, or certain visual, audio, or audio-visual productions which have not been approved for such purpose; providing a penalty.
SB 121 55-0 (1957) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to authorizing and providing for the purchase of educational motion picture films by the State Board of Education for the use and benefit of the public free school systems; providing for a complete system for the distribution of such films by Film Service Centers pursuant to certain minimum standards; setting out the procedure for the creation of a state and various local film selection committees, etc.
SB 194 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, Preston Earnest Relating to providing that any person employed as a private investigator or confidential investigator for the purpose of determining or attempting to determine the attendance or number of paid admissions at any motion picture theater performance in this state shall furnish the owner or general manager of such theater, or theaters, checked, a report of his findings on the next succeeding day and within three (3) days after such check, a written copy of his finding or report; providing penalties.
HB 844 54-0 (1955) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to authorizing and providing for purchase by the State Board of Education of education films for the use and benefit of the public free school systems; providing for the establishment of a complete system for the distribution of such State-owned films to Film Depository Service-Centers, herein defined, pursuant to certain minimum standards herein prescribed and others to be established under rules and regulations of the State Board of Education; creating a State Film Committee and prescribing its duties; setting out the procedure for the creation, the functions and responsibilities of designated types of Film Depository Service-Centers subject to the approval of the State Board of Education; providing for financing the purchase of such State-owned films as an additional cost of the Minimum Foundation School Program to be paid out of the Foundation School Fund; providing for the current use and subsequent disposition of present State-owned films now serviced to school districts from the State Film Library in the State Department of Education; defining the function of the State Film Library in the transition to the Film Depository Service-Centers, system herein prescribed; providing for the subsequent partial disposition of presently owned State films to the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges; providing a severability or savings clause.
HJR 45 54-0 (1955) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Proposing an amendment to Section 3 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize the State Board of Education to set aside out of the State Available School Funds a sufficient amount to provide for State-owned education films for instructional use in the public free schools of this State; providing for the submission of this Amendment to the voters of Texas; and providing the time, means and manner thereof.
HB 31 52-0 (1951) Author: Abington, William Henry Relating to amending certain statutes relating to merchandise or music coin-operated machines so as to include therein coin-operated midget movies.
HB 199 49-0 (1945) Author: Files, Rae Mandette Relating to creating a board of censors for moving picture exhibits in each of the Senatorial Districts of this State, providing for appointment of the boards and their tenure, for previews and orders of censor, and means of enforcement, and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 303 49-0 (1945) Author: Brown, Buster Relating to amending statute relating to home rule cities projects so as to include picture theaters and picture shows in certain projects which cities, towns and villages are authorized and empowered to build and purchase, mortgage and encumber.
SB 153 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank | et. al. Relating to repealing the portion of the State Law prohibiting the operation of motion picture shows and theaters on Sunday in this State in any incorporated city or town after one P.M.
HB 393 37-0 (1921) Author: Wright, W. O. Relating to levying Occupation tax upon moving picture shows.
HB 539 37-0 (1921) Author: Melson, John McCullough Relating to creating a state board of censors for moving pictures.
SB 339 37-0 (1921) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to picture shows and making it unlawful to exhibit certain kinds of pictures.
HB 589 35-0 (1917) Author: Burton, Charles A. Relating to regulating the operation of motion picture machines and theaters.
SB 300 35-0 (1917) Author: Buchanan, Charles R. Relating to regulating the operation of motion picture shows, theaters and places of amusement where motion pictures are shown.
HB 5 31-3 (1910) Relating to prohibiting the exhibition of prize fights or glove contests, and any obscene, indecent or immoral show or exhibition by means of moving picture films, bioscopes, magic lanterns or other devices, in moving picture shows, theaters, or any other place whatsoever, by any person, association, corporation or any agent or employee of any person, association, corporation or receiver, firm or person; providing penalties therefor; and providing that this Act shall in no way repeal or be in conflict with Chapter X, Articles 1005 and 1005a of the Penal Code of Texas.

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