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HB 2184 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the operation and administration of the Walker County Court at Law. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1528 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the composition of the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Districts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3153 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of, and practice in courts in, the judicial branch of state government and the composition of certain juvenile boards; imposing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 1157 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the transfer of certain state property in Walker County from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the board of regents of the Texas State University System. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2618 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to Walker County. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2635 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the composition of the First, Tenth, and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Districts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 1 legislative day notice-to call from Journal
HB 2473 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the composition of the First, Tenth, and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Districts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3045 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the juvenile boards of Grimes, Leon, Madison, and Walker Counties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2343 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Walker County. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HCR 289 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2343. Signed by the Governor
HB 1593 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Walker County. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
SB 463 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Ellis, Dan
Relating to the transfer of certain tracts of state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Walker County and Mitchell County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3016 75-0 (1997) Author: Price, Albert | et. al.
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Jefferson County or Walker County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 993 71-0 (1989) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the sale of state-owned real property in Walker County; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 382 68-0 (1983) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to payment by the state to Walker County for certain expenses arising from the prosecution of an inmate of the department of corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 849 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Making an appropriation to Walker County for the expense incurred in criminal prosecutions. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1653 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to an appropriation to Walker County for the expense of criminal prosecutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
SB 837 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to an appropriation to Walker County for the expense of criminal prosecutions. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 964 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the qualifications of the judge of the County Court at Law of Walker County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 1238 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Tow, Rodney
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to transfer land to the Texas Department of Public Safety. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 31 67-1 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to transfer land to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
HB 623 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to creation of the 266th Judicial District, composed of Walker County, and the reorganization and terms of court of the 12th Judicial District; providing a prosecuting attorney for the Second 9th District Court in Trinity County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
HB 669 65-0 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the sale or offer for sale in Grimes, Walker, and Madison counties of the carcasses of certain fur-bearing animals at certain times; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 809 65-0 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Walker County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Walker County; and conforming the jurisdiction of the District Attorney for the 12th Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 810 65-0 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Court at Law of Walker County; relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Walker County; and making other provisions relative to those courts and the district court in Walker County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2250 65-0 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to the County Court at Law of Walker County and the compensation of the judge. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1271 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to the administration, operation, management, control, and financing of the Walker County Hospital District and to the election of hospital managers and their powers and duties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1566 63-0 (1973) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the abolition of the office of County School Superintendent of Walker County; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1757 62-0 (1971) Author: Lovell, James L.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Windswept Utility District of Walker County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
SB 1020 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Lovell, James L.
Relating to the creation, administration, powers and duties, and financing of the Walker County Hospital District of Walker County, Texas.
HB 376 58-0 (1963) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to authorizing the Chairman of the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges to exchange a certain tract of state-owned land for another tract of publicly-owned land of similar size.
HB 259 57-0 (1961) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to authorizing the Chairman of the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges to exchange a certain tract of State-owned land for another tract of privately-owned land of similar size.
HB 687 57-0 (1961) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to conferring upon the Game and Fish Commission regulatory authority over wildlife resources in the County of Walker.
HB 942 55-0 (1957) Author: Huffor, Earl Relating to authorizing and directing the Texas Prison Board, acting by the Chairman thereof, to execute and deliver to the State Highway Commission of Texas a right-of-way easement to certain lands in Walker County, Texas, for the construction and maintenance of U.S. Highway 75 Bypass Loop extending along and across certain State properties known as the Wynne Prison Farm and the Goree Prison Farm.
SB 293 55-0 (1957) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges to execute and deliver to the State Highway Commission of a right-of-way easement for the construction and maintenance of a U. S. Highway 75 by-pass loop extending along and across certain State property owned by the State of Texas for the use and benefit of Sam Houston State Teachers College.
HB 770 52-0 (1951) Author: Etheredge, Jr., M. B. Relating to amending certain acts so as to make it unlawful to transport more than two thousand (2,000) minnows from Walker County, or to have in any vehicle more than two thousand (2,000) minnows in Walker County.
HB 558 49-0 (1945) Author: Coker, A. W. Relating to providing for the sale by the Texas Prison Board to the City of Huntsville, Texas, of six hundred and thirty (630) acres of land, part of the Warren Birdsell League, Abstract No. 6, in Walker County, Texas, at private sale for cash.
HB 596 49-0 (1945) Author: Coker, A. W. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to be paid out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas of the sum of Forty Thousand, Six Hundred Thirty-two Dollars and Eleven cents ($40,632.11) not otherwise appropriated, to cover the payment of taxes on State Prison Farm lands located in Fort Bend, Brazoria, and Walker Counties now due and unpaid, exclusive of penalties and interest, by the State of Texas to said Counties and to the Independent School Districts in which said lands are located, for certain years.
HB 646 49-0 (1945) Author: Coker, A. W. Relating to providing for the purchase by the Texas Prison Board from T.E. Humphrey of 190.4 acres of land, part of the P. Gray League, Abstract No. 24, in Walker County, Texas, for a cash consideration to be paid out of moneys to be received by the Texas Prison Board from the sale of certain lands in Walker County, Texas, to the City of Huntsville; providing the remainder of said sum received from sale of the Wynne farm under House Bill No. 558 be deposited to the General Fund.
HB 227 48-0 (1943) Author: Coker, A. W. Relating to providing for the protection of the game and fish resources of Walker County; providing for classification, control and/or destruction of such predatory animals to be vested in the County Commissioners Court of said County; providing for bounty.
HB 540 47-0 (1941) Author: Kelly, Kirby Relating to providing for the sale and transfer by the Texas Prison Board of certain land in the City of Huntsville, Walker County, to United Gas Corporation, in exchange for a tract of land in Huntsville, Walker County, to be conveyed by United Gas Corporation to the Texas Prison Board.
SB 114 47-0 (1941) Author: Fain, Jr., Clement Franklin "Clem" | et. al. Relating to providing for the sale and transfer by the Texas Prison Board of certain land in the City of Huntsville, Walker County, in exchange for a tract of land in Huntsville.
HB 899 46-0 (1939) Author: Wright, Ernest Roy Relating to providing funds for co-operation with the National Government in the construction, development and operation of the Huntsville State Park in Walker County, Texas.
SB 480 46-0 (1939) Author: Burns, Gordon M. Relating to making it unlawful to transport minnows from Walker County for the purpose of sale, or to transport more than two hundred (200) minnows from Walker County, or to have in any vehicle more than two hundred (200) minnows in Walker County; providing a penalty.
HB 245 45-0 (1937) Relating to declaring a closed season on the killing of deer and turkey in Throckmorton, Shackelford, Childress, and Walker Counties for a period ending February 1, 1941; prescribing a penalty therefor.
HB 140 42-0 (1931) Author: Burns, Gordon M. Relating to providing for the trial of insane convicts, who are inmates of the Texas Prison System.
HB 236 39-0 (1925) Author: McDonald, William T. Relating to repealing the special road law for Walker County and providing that bonds heretofore issued shall not be affected. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
SB 168 39-0 (1925) Author: Lewis, Henry LaFayette Relating to repealing certain act creating a more efficient road law for Walker County, Texas. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
SB 187 39-1 (1926) Author: Lewis, Henry LaFayette Relating to validating and legalizing the issuance of Walker County special road bonds, authorized under and by virtue of an election held on March 29, 1924 by the qualified taxpaying voters of Walker County and issued in part for the purpose of the purchase and construction of district roads. Senate: Federal Relations
SB 240 39-1 (1926) Author: Lewis, Henry LaFayette Relating to creating New Waverly Road District No. Five (5), in Walker County, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Federal Relations
SB 241 39-1 (1926) Author: Lewis, Henry LaFayette Relating to creating Huntsville Road District No. One (1), in Walker County, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Federal Relations
SB 242 39-1 (1926) Author: Lewis, Henry LaFayette Relating to creating Goshen Road District No. Two (2), in Walker County, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Federal Relations
SB 243 39-1 (1926) Author: Lewis, Henry LaFayette Relating to creating Bedias Road District No. Three (3), in Walker County, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Federal Relations
SB 244 39-1 (1926) Author: Lewis, Henry LaFayette Relating to creating Kittrell Road District No. Four (3), in Walker County, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Federal Relations
SB 138 36-2 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to creating and establishing the Common School District No. 20 in Walker County, Texas.
SB 62 36-3 (1920) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to amending the Walker County Road Law.
SB 377 35-0 (1917) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to amending an Act creating the Huntsville Independent School District in Walker County, Texas, and defining its boundaries.
SB 478 35-0 (1917) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to incorporating and creating the Phelps Independent School District in Walker County, Texas.
HB 56 34-1 (1915) Author: Hill, W. L. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Walker County, by amending law, providing that the commissioners court of Walker County shall set aside and apportion to each independent road district of said county the money arising from the taxes levied for roads and bridges in said district and providing that the board of permanent road commissioners of such district shall have the power to expend such funds on the roads and bridges in such district; providing that such board shall have the power to appoint or not to appoint road overseers in such district, and to apportion the road hands in such district to the roads therein, and providing for the working of such road hands under the direction of such board and prescribing a penalty for failure of such road hands to work, and providing that such road hands may pay one dollar per day in lieu of work.
HB 542 33-0 (1913) Author: Hill, W. L. Relating to creating a more efficient road law for Walker County, Texas.
HB 664 30-0 (1907) Relating to incorporating the Huntsville Independent School District, in Walker county, Texas, for free school purposes only, defining its boundaries, and providing for a board of trustees.

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