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HB 953 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the appointment of the superintendent of juvenile detention facilities in Wichita County. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2486 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Wichita County. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 3543 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the appointment of the superintendent of juvenile detention facilities in Wichita County. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3632 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Wichita County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 254 77-0 (2001) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Directing the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services in conjunction with the United Ways of Texas to develop a multiagency and local effort to study issues relating to at-risk youth in nonurban areas. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
SB 1786 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Wichita County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
HB 3855 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Wichita County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 617 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the representation of certain indigent persons by public defenders in Wichita County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2289 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the representation of certain indigent persons by public defenders in Wichita County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2725 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the reimbursement to Wichita County for use of its criminal district attorneys office and prosecutors for prosecuting out-of-county mental health matters. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 623 70-0 (1987) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the membership and operation of the Wichita County Juvenile Board and Wichita County Family Court Services Department and to fees charged to support the operations of the family court services department. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 853 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney of the 253rd Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 1081 70-0 (1987) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney of the 49th Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in subcommittee
SB 513 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the terms of office of the directors of the Wichita County Water Improvement District No. 2 and to the validation of certain actions of the board of directors. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1419 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the county courts at law in Wichita County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 281 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Wichita County and to the abolition of the offices of county attorney of Wichita County and district attorney of the 30th Judicial District; amending Section 2, Professional Prosecutors Act, as amended (Article 332b-4, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), and Section 1, Article 322, Revised Statutes, as amended; repealing Chapter 232, Acts of the 53rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1953, as amended, and Chapter 403, Acts of the 55th Legislature, Regular Session, 1957, as amended (Articles 326k-25 and 326k-40, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 380 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Wichita County and use of proceeds. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1261 68-0 (1983) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of Wichita County to create the office of public defender for that county. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 257 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the authority of the Commissioners Court of Wichita County to create the office of public defender for that county, to the funding and operations of the office, to the powers and duties of the public defender, and to the qualifications, compensation, appointment, and removal of personnel. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1252 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, terms, judges and other personnel and their compensation, and practice and procedures of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Wichita County and membership of the judge on the county juvenile board. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1857 67-0 (1981) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the child support service fee for the Wichita County Family Court Services Department. House: Security & Sanctions Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 850 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Wichita County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 890 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the child support service fee for the Wichita County Family Court Services Department. House: Security & Sanctions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2163 66-0 (1979) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to creation of the County Court at Law of Wichita County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 156 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Allred, Dave
Relating to creation, jurisdiction, terms, judges, personnel, courtroom, and seal of the County Court at Law of Wichita County and providing for transfer of cases and judges and for practice and procedure in that court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1306 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, and financing of the Wichita County Hospital District. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 617 64-0 (1975) Author: Cartlidge, Tom
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Authorizing the Board of Regents of Midwestern University to sell or convey certain land in Wichita County; providing that the proceeds from the sale shall be part of the Plant Funds of Midwestern University and appropriating the proceeds for that purpose. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Laid on table subject to call
SB 264 64-0 (1975) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cartlidge, Tom
Authorizing the Board of Regents of Midwestern University to sell and convey certain land in Wichita County; providing that the proceeds from the sale shall be part of the plant funds of Midwestern University and appropriating the proceeds for that purpose. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 444 64-0 (1975) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cartlidge, Tom
Relating to the Wichita County Probation Department; changing the name of the department and certain of its personnel; making certain changes as to financing; making other provisions relative to the department. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 243 63-0 (1973) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Wichita County in cases involving juvenile delinquency, child neglect, or dependency. House: Judiciary Rules suspended
HB 1624 63-0 (1973) Author: Allred, Dave
Sponsor: Hightower, Jack
Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Wichita County in cases involving juvenile delinquency, child neglect, or dependency; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Signed by the Governor
HB 1740 63-0 (1973) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the compensation of the members of the juvenile board in Wichita County; amending Section 1, Chapter 64, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1951, as amended (Article 5139F, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1235 60-0 (1967) Author: Allred, Dave | et. al. Relating to the compensation of investigators and assistants of the District Attorney of the 30th Judicial District.
HB 861 59-0 (1965) Author: Stewart, Vernon James Relating to the payment, collection, and expenditure of child support service fees assessed in connection with certain cases in the District Courts of Wichita County, and by adding a new Section relating to the assessment of certain fees in certain contempt of court actions and providing for their utilization and control.
HB 916 59-0 (1965) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Juvenile and District Courts of Wichita County, Texas, to appoint a referee in certain civil cases; providing for his qualifications, compensation,and duties and for practice before a referee.
HB 1071 58-0 (1963) Author: Doke, H. Maurice | et. al. Relating to the Wichita County Hospital District.
HCR 56 58-0 (1963)
HB 476 57-0 (1961) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to amending certain Sections of an Act providing that the Commissioner Court set the salaries of investigators, assistants and stenographers of the 30th Judicial District.
HB 1023 57-0 (1961) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to creating the "Wichita County Hospital District Law;" providing for an election on the question of creating a county-wide hospital district in Wichita County.
HB 225 56-0 (1959) Author: Connell, Jr., Jack W. | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the "Wichita County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6", for the purpose of providing or acquiring a source or sources of water supply for municipal, domestic, industrial, and mining uses and processing and distributing the same and for the purpose of providing or acquiring a sanitary sewer system.
HB 675 56-0 (1959) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to authorizing Wichita County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to extend its boundaries to include the total area of a city or town when the total area of such city or town, or a portion thereof, is included within the boundaries of the District.
SB 51 56-0 (1959) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District, comprising certain territory contained within Wichita County, to be known as the "Wichita County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6."
SB 291 56-0 (1959) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to authorizing Wichita County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to extend its boundaries to include the total area of a city or town when the total area of such city or town, or a portion thereof, is included within the boundaries of the District.
HB 77 56-2 (1959) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to providing for the creation of a County Probation Department in and for Wichita County, Texas.
SB 42 56-2 (1959) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to providing for the creation of a county Probation Department in and for Wichita County, Texas.
HB 32 56-3 (1959) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to conferring upon the Game and Fish Commission regulatory authority over wildlife resources in the County of Wichita; repealing certain laws and fixing the effective date of the repeal.
HB 341 55-0 (1957) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to exempting Wichita County from the provisions all laws regulating the inspection of hides and animals, etc.
HB 381 55-0 (1957) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to sell certain land located in Wichita County, Texas, being part of the property of the Wichita Falls State Hospital.
HB 411 55-0 (1957) Author: Osborn, Jesse M. | et. al. Relating to exempting Deaf Smith, Hale, Swisher, and Wichita Counties from all other laws regulating the inspection of hides and animals.
HB 930 55-0 (1957) Author: Stewart, Vernon James Relating to providing for the creation of a County Probation Department in and for Wichita County, Texas.
HB 31 55-2 (1957) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of the public roads and highways in Wichita County by authorizing the County to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring right of way for designated state highways or federal highways when the acquisition of such right of way is approved by the State Highway Commission.
HB 104 54-0 (1955) Author: Walling, J. B. Relating to validating bonds voted by Wichita County, Texas, for the purpose of acquiring necessary right-of-ways for the construction and improvement of State and National highways through said County, and the construction and improvement of roads and bridges in said County.
HB 248 54-0 (1955) Author: Stewart, Vernon James Relating to prohibiting the taking of minnows from the waters of Wichita County for the purpose of sale outside the county, or the transportation for the purpose of sale or the sale outside Wichita County of minnows taken from the waters thereof; providing a penalty.
HB 756 51-0 (1949) Author: McDaniel, Vernon Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control to sell a tract of land situated in Wichita County, Texas, containing five (5) acres of land more or less; providing for reserving a one sixteenth (1/16) free royalty of mineral interest; providing for disposition of funds.
HB 283 49-0 (1945) Author: Bundy, Marvin A. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the establishment of an agricultural experiment station in Wichita County, Texas, for experimentation in the propagation and cultivation of farm crops without the aid of irrigation; appropriating fifty thousand dollars.
HB 102 48-0 (1943) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford | et. al. Relating to reorganizing the 30th and 97th Judicial Districts of the State of Texas.
HB 105 48-0 (1943) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes to change the time and terms of holding the terms of the District Court of Wichita County, Texas, constituting the Thirtieth Judicial District of Texas.
HB 634 48-0 (1943) Author: Bundy, Marvin A. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to repealing law relating to the protection of fish in the waters of Big Wichita River in Wichita, Archer, and Baylor Counties.
HB 720 48-0 (1943) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to change the time and terms of holding the terms of the District Court of Wichita County, Texas, constituting the Thirtieth Judicial District of Texas.
HB 772 47-0 (1941) Author: Bundy, Marvin A. "Bill" Relating to amending a certain Act excepting wild geese and ducks from the provisions thereof.
HB 251 44-0 (1935) Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al. Relating to providing for the payment of taxes in the Wichita Falls Independent School District.
HB 738 44-0 (1935) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford | et. al. Relating to diminishing the civil jurisdiction of the County Court of Wichita County, Texas, and conforming the jurisdiction of the District Courts of such County to such change.
SB 324 44-0 (1935) Author: Oneal, Benjamin Grady "Ben" Relating to prohibiting any person from catching, retaining or having in his possession any channel catfish or blue catfish which are less than eleven inches in length or to catch or retain or have in his possession in any one day a total aggregate of more than twenty of such fish taken from any of the waters of the Big Wichita River in Wichita, Archer and Baylor counties; providing penalties.
HB 242 43-0 (1933) Author: Long, Robert J. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to transferring the jurisdiction of all matters, civil and criminal, original and appellate, from the Wichita County Court at Law to the Wichita County Court.
SB 314 43-0 (1933) Author: Oneal, Benjamin Grady "Ben" Relating to prohibiting the hunting, taking, shooting, or killing of any game bird or any game animal, as defined in the laws of the State of Texas, in that part of Wichita County included within specified territory.
SB 449 41-0 (1929) Author: McFarlane, William Doddridge Relating to defining the territorial jurisdiction of the Seventy Eighth Judicial District of Texas, composed of Wichita County, and changing the times and terms of holding the district court in the said Seventy Eighth Judicial District.
HB 142 40-0 (1927) Author: Daniel, Roy Joyner Relating to fixing the compensation of the official shorthand reporters in the seventy-eighth and eighty-ninth judicial districts, Wichita County, Texas.
SB 253 39-0 (1925) Author: Parnell, John D. Relating to authorizing the commissioners' court of Wichita County to contract with the proper authorities of the State of Oklahoma for the construction of a bridge across Red River at some point on the north line of Wichita County, Texas, and authorizing said commissioners' court of Wichita County, Texas, out of the road and bridge funds of said county to pay not more than twenty-five percent of the cost of construction and maintenance. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
SB 352 39-0 (1925) Author: Parnell, John D. Relating to the protection of fish in, and to regulating the catching and taking fish in, and prohibiting the sale, barter and purchase of fish taken in waters which are located in the valley of the Big Wichita River in Wichita, Archer, and Baylor Counties. Senate: State Affairs
HB 149 39-1 (1926) Author: Avis, James David "Jim" Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Wichita 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 321 39-1 (1926) Author: Daniel, Roy Joyner Relating to fixing the salary of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of Wichita County, Texas. House: School Districts
SB 313 39-1 (1926) Author: Parnell, John D. Relating to fixing the compensation of the official shorthand reporters in the Thirtieth, Seventy-eight and Eighty-ninth Judicial Districts of Wichita, Archer and Young Counties, Texas. Senate: Military Affairs
HB 140 38-0 (1923) Author: Gipson, Ennis H. Relating to creating the Iowa Park Independent School District, in Wichita county, Texas.
HB 582 38-0 (1923) Author: Avis, James David "Jim" Relating to creating the Fairview Independent School District in Wichita County, Texas; defining its boundaries.
HB 585 38-0 (1923) Author: Gipson, Ennis H. Relating to changing the time and terms of holding the district court in the Seventy-eighth Judicial District of Texas, composed of Wichita County.
HB 637 38-0 (1923) Author: Avis, James David "Jim" | et. al. Relating to amending Section 2 of Chapter 85 of the Local and Special Laws of the State of Texas, creating a more efficient road system for Wichita County Texas.
HB 529 37-0 (1921) Author: Johnson, Benjamin F. Relating to amend a certain Act further providing and authorizing the Judge of the County Court, Wichita County, at Law, to appoint an official shorthand reporter for the County Court, Wichita County, at Law, and also fixing and providing for and specifying the manner of payment of the compensation for the official shorthand reporter of the County Court, Wichita County, at Law.
SB 200 36-0 (1919) Author: Bell, William Steve Relating to amending certain statute relating to official shorthand reporters' compensation in certain counties. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 145 36-2 (1919) Author: Dudley, Richard M. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Wichita County, Texas.
HB 35 36-3 (1920) Author: Parnell, John D. Relating to creating the County Court at Law for Wichita County, Texas.
HB 49 36-3 (1920) Author: Parnell, John D. Relating to creating the 89th Judicial District in Wichita County, Texas.
SB 23 36-3 (1920) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison Relating to creating the Eighty-ninth Judicial District in Wichita County, Texas.
SB 24 36-3 (1920) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison Relating to creating the County Court at Law for Wichita County, Texas.
HB 425 35-0 (1917) Author: Greenwood, E. R. Relating to prescribing additional duties for the county attorney of Wichita County.
HB 636 35-0 (1917) Author: Greenwood, E. R. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Wichita county, Texas; prohibiting county officials of Wichita county from becoming financially interested in contracts of said county, and prescribing penalties therefor.
HB 4 34-0 (1915) Author: Haney, Edgar Pierce Relating to creating the 76th Judicial District, to be composed of Wichita County.
SB 36 34-0 (1915) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to creating the Seventy-eighth Judicial District, to be composed of Wichita County; to prescribe its jurisdiction and fix its terms.
HB 728 33-0 (1913) Author: Henry, Sr., Patrick Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Wichita County, making county commissioners of said county ex-officio road commissioners, and prescribing their duties as such, and providing for their compensation, fixing a penalty.
SB 341 33-0 (1913) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Wichita County, in the State of Texas, and making county commissioners of said county ex-officio road commissioners, and prescribing their duties as such, and providing for their compensation as road commissioners and defining the powers and duties of the commissioners courts of said county, and fixing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
SB 88 32-0 (1911) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to creating the Electra Independent School District in Wichita county, Texas, and to provide for the election of trustees, raising revenue by taxation, issuing bonds, building school houses and maintaining public free schools therein.
SB 33 32-1 (1911) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to authorizing and empowering Wichita county, or any political subdivision of said county by a vote of two-thirds majority of the resident property taxpayers, qualified voters of such county or political subdivision thereof, voting thereon, to issue bonds to any amount, not exceeding one-fourth of the assessed valuation of the real property of such county, or of such political subdivision of such county, and to levy and collect taxes to pay the interest on such bonds and to provide a sinking fund for the redemption thereof, for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating macadamized, graveled or paved roads and turnpikes, and prescribing ways and means of conducting and supervising said work

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