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HB 3070 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 80 as a historic highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3161 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the Upshur County Juvenile Board. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 600 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the State Board of Education. House: Redistricting
Senate: Redistricting, Select
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/11
HB 3972 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to a bailiff to serve the 115th District Court in Upshur County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HJR 82 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment clearing land titles by relinquishing and releasing any state claim to sovereign ownership or title to interest in certain land. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
SJR 40 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Proposing a constitutional amendment clearing land titles by relinquishing and releasing any state claim to sovereign ownership or title to interest in certain land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 21 72-1 (1991) Author: Glaze, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the abolition of the office of county surveyor in Upshur County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 9 72-2 (1991) Author: Glaze, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the abolition of the office of county surveyor in Hood and Upshur Counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 380 69-0 (1985) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the jurisdiction of the county court and district in Upshur County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 472 68-0 (1983) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the taking and possession of squirrels in Upshur County. House: Environmental Affairs See remarks
HB 672 68-0 (1983) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the establishment and powers of a juvenile board in Upshur County; definition of "advice and consent"; composition of the board, selection of chairman, meetings; compensation of members; designation of fiscal officers; duty of fiscal officer; duty of board to keep records and make records available to commissioners court, hire necessary and qualified employees with approval from the commissioners court, hire necessary and qualified employees with approval from the commissioners court, establish juvenile probation department, designate a court as a juvenile court, inspect detention facilities and report on conditions, report to commissioners court on condition of the juvenile court, and make recommendations and establish policies and procedures for the provision of services; finances and reimbursement of employee expenses. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2245 66-0 (1979) Author: Florence, Buck
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to squirrel hunting in Upshur County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Ordered not printed
SB 1316 66-0 (1979) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to squirrel hunting in Upshur County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 2209 65-0 (1977) Author: Florence, Buck
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the gaming laws of Upshur County; changing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1022 64-0 (1975) Author: Florence, Buck
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to deer season and quail season in Upsher County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Read second time
HB 1297 62-0 (1971) Author: Ingram, Gayle
Sponsor: Beckworth, Lindley
Relating to extending the deer seasons in Wood and Upshur counties by 15 days.
HB 1680 62-0 (1971) Author: Ingram, Gayle
Sponsor: Beckworth, Lindley
Relating to the salary of the Criminal District Attorney of Upshur County and the salary of any person employed by him.
SB 888 62-0 (1971) Author: Beckworth, Lindley Relating to the salary of the Criminal District Attorney for Upshur County, his assistant, and his secretary.
HB 1265 61-0 (1969) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to transfer of certain property in Upshur County by the commissioners court to the Gilmer Industrial Foundation.
HB 81 61-1 (1969) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to including Upshur County under the provisions of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
HB 15 61-2 (1969) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to including Upshur County under the provisions of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
HB 857 60-0 (1967) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to closing the season on wild turkey in Upshur and Wood counties; prescribing a penalty.
HB 432 58-0 (1963) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Upshur County to lease, and/or sell and convey a certain tract of land to Gilmer Industrial Foundation, Inc., of Upshur County, Texas, aggregating fifty-five and six hundred eighteen thousandths (55.618) acres of land, more or less, and being a part of the tract of land previously conveyed to the County of Upshur, Texas, in order to facilitate its program of the development of its parks and recreational program.
HB 516 58-0 (1963) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to abolishing the office of County Attorney of Upshur County and creating the office of Criminal District Attorney of Upshur County.
HB 1095 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to providing for the taking for sale of catfish with nets or seines, with the same mesh size prescribed for the taking of rough fish, in the Sabine River and its tributaries in Smith, Upshur, and Wood Counties.
HB 1096 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the open season for squirrels in Upshur and Wood Counties.
HB 1097 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the open season for deer in Upshur and Wood Counties.
HB 1134 57-0 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district located in Wood and Upshur Counties, to be known as the "Wood and Upshur Counties Water District."
SB 480 57-0 (1961) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Gregg-Upshur County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 17 57-1 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district located in wood and Upshur Counties, to be known as the "Wood and Upshur Counties Water District".
HB 13 57-3 (1962) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Wood and Upshur Counties Water District", for the purpose of providing or acquiring a source or sources of water supply for municipal, domestic, industrial, and mining uses and processing and transporting the same and for the purpose of providing or acquiring storm sewers.
SB 67 57-3 (1962) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the "Wood and Upshur Counties Water District" for the purpose of providing or acquiring a source or sources of water supply for municipal, domestic, industrial, and mining uses and processing and transporting the same and for the purpose of providing or acquiring storm sewers.
HB 833 56-0 (1959) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to regulating the hunting, taking and killing of wild squirrels in Upshur and Wood Counties; providing penalties for violation of this Act.
HB 862 56-0 (1959) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to providing for the transfer of title to certain lands from the State of Texas now under the jurisdiction and control of the Texas Youth Council, to the County of Upshur, aggregating eighty-one (81) acres of land, more or less, including buildings, structures, improvements, and appurtenances, and being a part of the original tract of land composing the Dickson Colored Orphanage, for the purpose of a public park.
HB 389 55-0 (1957) Author: Puckett, Jr., Herman V. | et. al. Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to kill or take mink in Gregg, Rusk, Upshur and Wood Counties, Texas, for a period of two (2) years; providing a penalty.
HB 390 55-0 (1957) Author: Puckett, Jr., Herman V. Relating to regulating the taking and killing of deer in Upshur and Wood Counties, Texas; providing penalties.
HB 773 54-0 (1955) Author: Puckett, Jr., Herman V. Relating to providing an open season for hunting, taking and killing quail in Upshur and Wood Counties; fixing the days on which such hunting is permitted, fixing the limit on the number of quail killed or the number of quail that any person may have in possession at any time; requiring consent of owner or person in charge to hunt or kill quail upon premises of another; fixing a penalty, repealing all laws in conflict with this act.
HB 774 54-0 (1955) Relating to amending certain Acts by extending the season for deer in Wood and Upshur Counties and making it unlawful for any person or persons to hunt with a shotgun loaded with buckshot or slug or with any rifle larger than .22 caliber, except during the legal period for hunting and taking deer in Wood and Upshur Counties.
SB 394 54-0 (1955) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to establishing a County Juvenile Board in Wood County and Upshur County; prescribing membership organization, duties and compensation of its members; repealing conflicting laws; providing for severability.
HB 851 53-0 (1953) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the provisions relating to an open season for wild quail in Upshur County and by adding provisions relating to hunting or killing quail upon the premises of another.
HB 884 53-0 (1953) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to providing an open season for deer in Wood and Upshur Counties; prescribing a penalty.
HB 250 52-0 (1951) Author: Duncan, Jr., Julius O. Relating to providing an open season for hunting, taking and killing quail of any species in Upshur County; fixing a penalty.
HB 804 51-0 (1949) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing the appointment of an Assistant District Attorney in the 7th Judicial District in this State, composed of the Counties of Upshur, Wood and Smith; providing compensation for travelling expenses.
HB 838 51-0 (1949) Author: Turner, Surry Relating to providing an open season for hunting, taking, and killing quail in Upshur County, Texas; fixing a penalty; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act.
SB 449 51-0 (1949) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to creating the 115th Judicial District of Texas to be composed of Upshur and Woods Counties; providing this Act shall be severable.
HB 579 49-0 (1945) Author: Baker, Noel C. Relating to amending certain Acts providing an open season on foxes in Upshur County for a period of two (2) years; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act.
SB 166 49-0 (1945) Author: Chadick, T. C. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Upshur County, Texas, and making County Commissioners ex-officio precinct road commissioners of their respective precincts.
HB 878 46-0 (1939) Author: Tennant, Jr., Roy Irving Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the Gladewater County Line Independent School District in Gregg County and Upshur County, Texas.
HB 972 46-0 (1939) Author: Davis, Matt Relating to authorizing the Board of Control and the Governor to execute deed and effect sale and transfer of one-half (1/2) acre of land in Upshur County, Texas.
HB 1053 46-0 (1939) Author: Davis, Matt Relating to redefining and reestablishing the Union Grove Common School District in Upshur County, Texas.
SB 434 46-0 (1939) Author: Pace, Will D. Relating to authorizing the Board of Control and Governor to execute deed and effect sale and transfer of one-half (1/2) acre of land in Upshur County, Texas; to be used by the Gilmer Independent School District.
SB 481 46-0 (1939) Author: Pace, Will D. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Control and the Governor to execute an easement conveying to the County of Upshur right-of-way necessary for the construction of a county road across the lands of the Texas State Colored Orphanage in Upshur County, said lands being described by metes and bounds.
HB 525 45-0 (1937) Relating to creating the Texas Home for Colored Orphans and providing for the maintenance of such Home at or near Gilmer, Texas, in the County of Upshur, upon a site or tract of land heretofore donated by the Dickson Colored Orphans, Incorporated, to and accepted by the State of Texas.
HB 790 43-0 (1933) Author: Dunagan, Otis T. Relating to prohibiting the hunting, taking, or killing of wild foxes, or having in possession the pelts thereof in Upshur County; providing a penalty.
SB 256 43-0 (1933) Relating to making appropriation of Six Thousand Nine Hundred Sixty-seven and 74/100 ($6,967.74) Dollars, to pay the salaries of District Judges of the Special District Court of Smith and Upshur Counties and the Special District Court of Rusk and Gregg Counties, for the period from December 21, 1932 to August 31, 1933.
HB 59 43-1 (1933) Relating to prohibiting the trapping or hunting with guns of wild foxes, or having in possession the pelts thereof in Upshur County; providing a penalty.
SB 23 42-3 (1932) Author: Pollard, Sr., Tomas (Thomas) Glover Relating to creating the Special District Court of Upshur County and Smith County, Texas, prescribing its jurisdiction, limiting its existence, fixing its terms.
HB 137 41-0 (1929) Author: Adkins, Thurman W. Relating to providing for the catching of sucker fish in the streams of Gin and Glad creeks in Upshur County, Texas. House: Game & Fisheries
HB 157 39-0 (1925) Author: Perdue, James M. Relating to repealing certain statute providing an efficient system of road maintenance in Upshur county. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
HB 488 39-0 (1925) Author: Perdue, James M. Relating to making a special road law for Upshur county; defining powers and duties of county commissioners, and conferring upon them such authority a may be necessary to enable them to establish and maintain a system of county public roads that will meet the requirements of all the people for convenient inter-communication and for reaching their local market centers, and providing for extra compensation for extra services of commissioners. House: Judiciary
HB 678 38-0 (1923) Author: Perdue, James M. Relating to providing for an efficient system of road maintenance in Upshur County; prescribing the classification of all public roads in said county.
SB 94 38-2 (1923) Author: Strong, James Garrison Relating to creating the Gladewater Independent School District in Gregg and Upshur counties, Texas; defining its boundaries.
HB 513 36-0 (1919) Author: Lawrence, James D. Relating to amending certain Act creating a more efficient road system for Upshur county, Texas by providing that it shall be discretionary with the commissioners court as to whether they shall divide said county into convenient road districts, or adopt their present road districts, and have the roads of Upshur county maintained by contract; providing how said contract shall be let; requiring bonds from the contractor.
HB 751 35-0 (1917) Author: Hill, J. Ben | et. al. Relating to providing for the establishment of the Culberson Vocational College at Gilmer, Texas.
SB 493 35-0 (1917) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" Relating to establish a Junior Agricultural, Mechanical and Industrial College at Gilmer in Upshur County, Texas to be known as the Culberson Vocational College.
HB 216 34-0 (1915) Author: Stephens, John J. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain law exempting Upshur and Brown Counties from certain game and fish laws.
HB 281 34-0 (1915) Author: Stephens, John J. | et. al. Relating to the establishment, maintenance and control of a State colored orphanage; making an appropriation for the establishment, maintenance and support of the said institution; defining who may be admitted.
HB 573 34-0 (1915) Author: Stephens, John J. Relating to creating the Ore City Independent School District, situated in Upshur, Marion and Harrison Counties; defining its metes and bounds.
HB 873 33-0 (1913) Author: Stephens, John J. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Upshur County, Texas.
SB 468 33-0 (1913) Author: Greer, William Jeffries Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Upshur County; prescribing the powers and duties of commissioners court with reference to public roads; prescribing penalties.
HB 247 32-0 (1911) Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Upshur county, Texas; prescribing penalties for violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 654 25-0 (1897) Relating to creating a more efficient road system in Gregg, Harrison and Upshur Counties.
HB 698 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, so as to change the time of holding the terms of the District Courts in Gregg and Upshur Counties, and to extend the time of holding Court in Gregg County, Texas.

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