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Legislation authored by Waggoner Carr

Includes legislation with Waggoner Carr as the primary author for the 34th through 56th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

54th Regular Session
HB 287 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for additional compensation for the County Judge of Lubbock County for serving as a member of the County Juvenile Board; naming the fund out of which the additional compensation shall be payable; providing that this Act shall be cumulative of existing laws; providing for a severability clause.
HB 452 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for a Purchasing Agent in counties having a population of one hundred thousand (100,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal census; providing that the salary of the purchasing agent shall be set at a figure not less than Thirty-six Hundred Dollars ($3600.00), nor more than Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00) per year and providing that this salary shall be paid out of the General Fund and/or the Road and Bridge Fund; providing for a repealing clause.
HB 465 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes and exempting from taxation the property of the organization known as Missionary Crusader, Incorporated.
HB 495 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to clarify the fees to be charged as Court costs and the manner in which citation may be served in the Small Claims Court; to provide such Court costs shall apply only to the costs accruing up to and including the entry of judgment in the Small Claims Court, but shall not apply to any proceeding execution after entry of judgment in such Court.
HB 502 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the construction, acquisition and equipment of buildings and other structures and additions to buildings and other structures by the Board of Regents of the University of Texas, the Board of Directors of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System, the Board of Directors of Texas Technological College, the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges, etc.
HB 529 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for increased punishment for habitual or repeated violators of traffic laws; making the Act cumulative.
HB 530 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to increase the punishment for habitual or repeated violations of traffic laws.
HB 829 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending what is commonly known as the Hot Check Law by adding a new section defining offenses relating to the making, drawing, uttering or delivering of a check, draft or order for payment of wages or salaries for personal services without sufficient funds.
HB 879 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas Technological College at Lubbock, Texas, to select and lease a tract or tracts of land upon the campus of said college to the campus Fraternities and/or Sororities for the purpose of erecting thereon housing suitable for use by the campus Fraternities and/or Sororities; providing terms of such lease contract; and authorizing the Board of Directors of said college to select and set aside a tract or tracts suitable for housing; authorizing said Board of Directors of said college to permit the Fraternities and Sororities, ingress upon said campus and egress therefrom for the purpose of going to and from such housing areas or area.
53rd Regular Session
HB 56 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming, and validating the designation of Subdivision No. One of the Underground Water Reservoir, High Plains Area, Ogallala Formation, South of Canadian River in Texas, dated March 26, 1951, and of the creation and establishment of High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1.
HB 230 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes concerning the "Board of Directors of the Texas Technological College."
HB 478 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to authorize the Board of Directors of Texas Technological College at Lubbock, Texas, to select and convey to the City of Lubbock, Texas, a municipal corporation of Lubbock County, Texas, a tract of land not exceeding 7.5 acres upon the campus of said College for the purpose of erecting an auditorium-coliseum building at the expense of the City of Lubbock.
HB 495 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating Small Claims Courts in the several counties within the State of Texas; prescribing their jurisdiction and venue.
HB 518 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to redemption of property sold at tax foreclosure sales.
HB 652 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to removing weight limitations on farm trailers and farm semi-trailers for license fee purposes.
HB 655 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts preserving to the State all obligations, taxes, interest and penalties which have accrued; providing that offenses committed or prosecutions commenced under the pre-existing law may be prosecuted under the law as it existed at the time of the offense.
HB 657 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the Board of Regents of the Texas Technological College to levy a regular fixed student fee for the purpose of operating, maintaining, and improving the Texas Technological Student Union Building at the Texas Technological College of Texas.
HB 760 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the compelling of evidence from certain persons in criminal proceedings and for the granting of immunity from prosecution to such persons.
HB 876 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to steal any internal combustion engine, electric motor, water well pump or battery used for irrigation or livestock watering purposes or any accessorial part of any such engine, motor, pump or battery; making such offense a felony; prescribing punishment therefor.
53rd 1st Called Session
HB 74 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending Acts in regard to levying certain occupation tax on certain services performed in or at any gas or oil well during drilling or completion of said well.
52nd Regular Session
HB 24 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties in this State to provide for the establishment of County Law Libraries.
HB 85 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Gaines County, Texas, to issue the Road and Bridge refunding bonds of said County, bearing interest at a rate of not exceeding three and one half per centum (3-1/2%) per annum from date for the purpose of refunding all outstanding interest-bearing coupon time warrants of said County outstanding and unpaid as of January 1, 1951, and describing the method of issuing such bonds.
HB 142 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to prescribing the liability of owners of dogs; authorizing persons bitten or injured by dogs to recover damages from the owner or owners thereof under certain circumstances; making it unlawful to own, harbor or have in custody any dog that bites, injures or attacks a person lawfully upon the property of the scene of the injury.
HB 318 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas, providing for summoning veniremen in a capital case.
HB 327 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to providing that all counties within this State may upon an order made by its Commissioners' Court for this purpose provide and maintain a County Law Library; and that such Library may upon an order made by said Commissioners' Court be maintained and supported by a trial fee to be assessed and collected in all cases filed in the County and District Courts of said Counties, said fee not to exceed the sum of One ($1.00) Dollar for each case filed.
HB 348 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to authorizing the appointment of two (2) investigators or assistants and the employment of one (1) stenographer for the district attorney of the 106th Judicial District; prescribing qualifications of the investigators or assistants; providing for compensation and expenses of the investigators or assistants; prescribing their duties.
HB 349 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to exempting property in certain counties from taxation belonging to organizations, clubs, associations or corporations which are federations of women's clubs in Texas, and which organizations, clubs, associations or corporations serve civic, literary and educational ends and purposes only, and the property and money of which does not and will not inure, by succession or otherwise, to the benefit of any private member or individual.
HB 403 Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to properly define the offense of making, drawing, or uttering or delivering with intent to defraud any check, draft or order for the payment of money, upon any bank, person, firm or corporation, knowing at the time thereof, that the maker or drawer has not sufficient funds in, or on deposit with such bank, person, firm or corporation for the payment of such check, draft or order, in full, and all other checks, drafts or orders upon said funds then outstanding; making it an offense for any person who has instigated criminal prosecution under this Act to request or suggest the dismissal of same; providing penalties.
HB 410 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to validating certain sales and conveyances, or attempted sales and conveyances, of county lands, and interests in county lands, under certain conditions therein described; provided more than three years have elapsed since the date of such sale or attempted sale; and providing that this Act shall not apply to any sale or conveyance the validity of which is involved in any litigation pending at the time this act becomes effective.
HB 589 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Lubbock County, Texas, and prescribing the jurisdiction and powers thereof.
HB 590 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to unlawfully carrying arms so as to provide that any person who shall carry on or about his person, saddle or in his saddle bags or in his portfolio or purse any device for the purposes of offense or defense shall be punished by a fine of not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500) or by confinement in jail for not less than (1) month nor more than one (1) year.
HB 744 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to steal any internal combustion engine, electric motor, water well pump or battery used for irrigation or livestock watering purposes or any accessorial part of any such engine, motor, pump or battery; making such offense a felony or a misdemeanor; prescribing punishment therefor.
HB 765 Author: Carr, Waggoner
Caption: Relating to fixing the salary of the District Attorney of the 72nd Judicial District of Texas; authorizing the Commissioners Courts of the counties comprising the 72nd Judicial District to supplement the salary of the District Attorney and providing the method of supplementation.