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HB 1412 86-0 (2019) Author: Leman, Ben Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to and the duties of the county attorney in Burleson County and to the duties of the district attorney for the 21st Judicial District and the 335th Judicial District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 793 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the administration of the Blinn Junior College District. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1275 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HCR 202 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Designating Washington County as the official Birthplace of Texas. Filed
HB 2341 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duties of the district attorney in Washington and Burleson counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SCR 134 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Congratulating the citizens of Washington County. Signed by the Governor
SB 541 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Relating to the juvenile board of Washington County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 975 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Washington County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 456 68-0 (1983) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of the counties of Washington, Lee, Bastrop, and Burleson and an appropriation for the salary and expenses of the judge of the court. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor authorized
SB 1036 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of the counties of Washington, Lee, Bastrop, and Burleson. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1 67-2 (1982) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of the counties of Washington, Lee, Bastrop, and Burleson and an appropriation for the salary and expenses of the judge of the court. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2206 65-0 (1977) Author: Keese, Bill
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the applicability of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act to the wildlife resources of Washington County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 827 60-0 (1967) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to providing the opening date of deer season in Washington County.
HB 1068 59-0 (1965) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission over the taking of the wildlife resources of the Somerville Reservoir, located in Burleson, Lee, and Washington Counties.
HB 637 57-0 (1961) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the regulatory authority of the Game and Fish Commission over the wildlife resources of Williamson, Washington, and Archer Counties.
HB 320 56-0 (1959) Author: Schram, Jr., O. H. "Muggie" Relating to making it unlawful except under the provisions of this Act, for any person to hunt, take, kill or attempt to kill, or possess, any game bird or game animal in Williamson, Washington, Austin and Archer Counties at any time; to take, kill or trap or attempt to take, kill or trap any fur-bearing animal in said Counties or to take or attempt to take or attempt to take any fish or other aquatic life or marine animals from said Counties by any means or method; providing a penalty.
HB 830 56-0 (1959) Author: Schmid, Sanford Relating to creating the Mill Creek Water Control and Improvement District as a conservation and reclamation district in Austin and Washington Counties.
HB 47 56-3 (1959) Author: Schmid, Sanford Relating to making it unlawful to hunt, take, trap or kill wild turkey and deer in Washington County, Texas until November 16, 1960; providing penalties for violations.
HB 457 54-0 (1955) Author: Schwartz, Walter C. Relating to making it unlawful to kill, or attempt to kill, wild turkey or trap or molest same in Austin, Burleson, Lee and Washington Counties for a period of five (5) years; providing a penalty.
HB 740 54-0 (1955) Author: Schwartz, Walter C. Relating to making it unlawful to take, trap, hunt, kill, or attempt to kill wild deer in Washington County, for a period of five (5) years from and after October 15, 1955; providing a penalty.
HB 852 53-0 (1953) Author: Ehlert, William J. Relating to creating a juvenile board for Washington County and designating the chairman thereof.
HB 332 51-0 (1949) Author: Luedemann, J. Albert Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to unlawful transport of minnows by adding thereto Washington County and continuing all other Counties subject to same; providing a penalty.
HB 950 51-0 (1949) Author: Luedemann, J. Albert Relating to creating a water district in Washington County for the preservation of minnows; providing a penalty for violation thereof; containing a saving clause.
SB 376 50-0 (1947) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to creating a State Park in Washington County, Texas, to be known as "Independence State Park."
HB 664 48-0 (1943) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide a closed season on deer and turkey in Burleson, Fayette, Lee, Washington, and Calhoun Counties, for a period of five years.
HB 483 47-0 (1941) Author: Fuchs, Robert A. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the taking, trapping, or killing of raccoons and mink in the Counties of Guadalupe, Washington, Lee, and Burleson for a period of three (3) years; providing a penalty therefor.
HB 498 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, Julian O. Relating to declaring it unlawful for any person to kill, take, or have in his possession for barter or sale after the passage of this Act, for a period of five (5) years, any wild fox or the pelts thereof in the Counties of Bastrop, Lee, Burleson, and Washington, State of Texas; providing certain exceptions; and providing a penalty therefor.
SB 134 46-0 (1939) Author: Stone, Albert Relating to validating and confirming the creation of the Junior College District of Washington County; providing that the college located in said District shall be called Blinn College.
HB 457 45-0 (1937) Author: Knetsch, Fred E. Relating to prohibiting the taking, trapping, or killing of raccoons and mink in the Counties of Guadalupe and Washington for a period of three (3) years; providing a penalty therefor.
HB 936 44-0 (1935) Author: Fuchs, Robert A. Relating to making it unlawful to take squirrels in Washington County at any time other than during the months of May, June, July, October, November, and December, or to take more than ten (10) squirrels in one day or to posses more than twenty (20) squirrels at one time; providing a penalty.
HB 372 42-0 (1931) Author: Fuchs, Robert A. Relating to repealing the Washington County Road Law.
SB 569 41-0 (1929) Author: Gainer, Charles Salter Relating to increasing the civil jurisdiction of the county court of Washington County.
HB 335 40-0 (1927) Author: Fuchs, Robert A. Relating to amending certain laws relating to the road system for Washington County; exempting citizens of Washington County from road duty by payment to the County Treasurer money in lieu thereof.
SB 286 39-1 (1926) Author: Bowers, Richard Saffarrans Relating to creating the Brenham Independent School District in Washington County, Texas. Senate: Educational Affairs
SB 377 38-0 (1923) Author: Bowers, Richard Saffarrans | et. al. Relating to designating the lands acquired by the State of Texas under the provisions of the General Laws of Texas as "The Washington State Park".
HB 646 34-0 (1915) Author: Low, Sr., Sam D.W. Relating to providing for the purchase of certain lands and improvements thereof in Washington County, the same being lands upon which there has been erected a monument commemorating the fact that at said point was located the first Capital of Texas; making an appropriation.
SB 411 34-0 (1915) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt Relating to providing for the purchase of certain lands and improvements thereon in Washington County, Texas upon which there has been erected a monument commemorating the fact that at said point was located the first Capital of Texas; making an appropriation.
HB 11 34-1 (1915) Author: Low, Sr., Sam D.W. Relating to providing for the purchase of certain lands and improvements thereof in Washington County, Texas, the same being lands upon which there has been erected a monument commemorating the fact that at said point was located the first capitol of Texas, etc; making an appropriation therefor.
SB 12 34-1 (1915) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt Proposing an amendment providing for the purchase of certain lands in Washington County upon which there has been erected a monument to the first Capitol of Texas; making an appropriation.
SB 55 34-1 (1915) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt Relating to providing for the furnishing and engraving of a stone to be placed in Memorial Hall at the foot of the Washington Monument in Washington, DC; creating a Commission to supervise the engraving and placing of said stone; making an appropriation.
HB 688 33-0 (1913) Author: Buchanan, James Paul Relating to amending the Special Laws of the 32nd Legislature entitled an act to created road system for Washington County, so as to confer upon the commissioners court the authority to employ a person to work under orders of the court for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of said chapter.
SB 368 33-0 (1913) Author: Watson, Quintus Ultimus Relating to amending the road law for Washington County, Texas.
HB 441 32-0 (1911) Author: Buchanan, James Paul Relating to amending "An Act to create a more efficient road system for Washington county, Texas," and to add to said Chapter Sections 15a and 15b, conferring upon the commissioners court of said county the authority to employ a person, with a salary not to exceed one hundred ($100.00) dollars a month, to work under the orders of said court for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of said Chapter.
HB 410 30-0 (1907) Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Washington County, Texas.
HB 145 28-0 (1903) Relating to providing for the extension of time for the payment of State and county ad valorem and poll taxes for the year 1902-'03 in Nacogdoches, Burleson, Brazos, Washington, Burnet, Colorado and Zapata counties, providing for an extension for the penalty of 10 per cent on such taxes to attach on the 1st of March, 1903.
SB 337 26-0 (1899) Relating to consolidating Soule University of Chappell Hill, Washington county, Texas, and Chappell Hill Female College of the same place, under the name of Chappell Hill Female College, and to incorporate Chappell Hill Female College, and defining its powers and duties.

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