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Legislation authored by William Marshall Elliott

Includes legislation with William Marshall Elliott as the primary author for the 34th through 55th 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.

55th Regular Session
HB 12 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to revising certain portions of the workmen's compensation insurance laws of this State; increasing the maximum and minimum weekly compensation payable to employees for total incapacity, loss of bodily members, and to beneficiaries of employees whose injuries result in death.
HB 68 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the selection of Boards of Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund Trustees in cities having a population of five hundred thousand (500,000) or more, and prescribing terms of office and an oath of office and officers for such Boards, and directing that copies of minutes of such Boards' meetings be distributed.
HB 283 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by prescribing qualifications of certain members of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners.
HB 354 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for publication once each week for two (2) successive weeks of advertisements for the taking of bids for the sale or lease of property owned by Navigation Districts.
HB 455 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by relieving holders of chauffeur's licenses from the necessity of obtaining a commercial operator's license; making certain things matters of defense rather than matters of exemption; requiring every person required to have a license to have and display same on demand.
HB 533 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to municipal pension systems in certain cities of this State.
HB 572 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal due on a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by the Drilling and Exploration Company, Inc.
HB 573 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal due on a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by C. N. Housh.
HB 604 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating an additional District Court in Harris County, Texas, to be known as the 157th District Court.
HB 644 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting defrauding the owner, manager or attendant of a motor vehicle for hire without driver; providing penalties.
HB 739 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Harris County Eastex Oaks Water and Sewer District."
HB 740 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts in counties of eight hundred thousand (800,000) or more population to create a petty cash fund for operation of County Welfare Department.
HB 757 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to professional sanitarians; providing for the establishment of a State Board of Registration for Professional Sanitarians; providing penalty for violation.
HB 822 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas so as to provide for the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent accused.
HB 833 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas so that when a criminal action is dismissed by permission of the court upon the filling of a written statement by the district or county attorney such written statement shall not only be incorporated in the judgment of dismissal but shall become a public record as such and shall be essential to the validity of such dismissal.
HB 835 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to regulating fishing and shrimping in the waters of Galveston Bay and Trinity Bay lying within Chambers and Harris Counties, Texas, north of a line extending from Eagle Point to Smith Point; fixing a penalty for the violation of any provision of this Act.
HB 850 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing members of Boards of Trustees of any school district in the State of Texas to attend school board conventions held for the purpose of considering mutual problems relevant to the operations of schools and school districts in this State.
HB 947 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to ratifying, confirming, and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 31 of Harris County, Texas, etc.
55th 1st Called Session
HB 10 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to requiring the registration of persons who represent others before state agencies; providing a penalty.
54th Regular Session
HB 139 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act so as to strike the word "knowingly" from the provisions thereof relating to the sale of liquor and beer to persons under the age of 21 years.
HB 267 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes by prescribing qualifications of certain members of the Texas State board of Plumbing Examiners.
HB 304 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to permitting the establishment of a period of time, preceding the regular hunting season, for the hunting of deer and turkey exclusively with bows and arrows; authorizing the Game and Fish Commission to prescribe rules and regulations in connection therewith; authorizing the Game and Fish Commission to prescribe a license therefor.
HB 357 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide that the dates for the selection of jurors by the jury wheel method in each county in so far as they are now provided by his statute shall be changed from August 1st to August 15 to July 1 to August 15th.
HB 422 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing that the Workmen's Compensation claims, when reduced to judgment, shall be a fixed and determined liability against the insurance company and shall be a vested right in the claimant, his heirs and assigns; making such judgments inheritable and assignable; including a savings clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 731 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending the Public Welfare Act of 1941, prescribing qualifications of dependent children in order to receive aid as a dependent child under this act.
HB 732 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to make amending certain Statutes to make certain things matters of defense rather than matters of exemption; to require every person required to have a license to have and display same on demand; defining an offense and prescribing a penalty; providing that the State shall not have to prove the accused to be a licensee; defining the application of the Act.
HB 734 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to change the amount of the surety bond requirement of the tax assessor-collector of an independent school district having its own tax assessor-collector.
HJR 42 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding thereto another section requiring the Legislature to provide a method of procedure for removing any elective state officer by a recall election; providing for the submission of the proposed amendment to the qualified electorate; and providing for proclamation and publication by the Governor.
53rd Regular Session
HB 72 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing County Clerks in counties of six hundred thousand (600,000) population, or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to destroy chattel mortgage and chattel mortgage records after the expiration of ten (10) years, unless an affidavit of unpaid indebtedness is filed.
HB 168 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to permit incorporation for the purpose of construction, maintenance and operation of radio and/or television broadcasting equipment and stations.
HB 471 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statues prescribing qualifications of certain members of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners.
HB 472 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Plumbing License Law of 1947, to provide that the State Board of Plumbing Examiners or a majority thereof is empowered to obtain injunctive relief against any person who shall engage in, work at or conduct a business of plumbing in this State contrary to the provisions of the Plumbing License Law of 1947.
HB 786 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to making it discretionary with the Trial Judge whether to sentence males between the ages of fifteen (15) and seventeen (17) who have been convicted of a felony to Gatesville State School for Boys until they are twenty-one (21) and then transferred to the State Penitentiary or whether to sentence them directly to the State Penitentiary, and further making it discretionary with the Trial Judge whether to sentence females between the ages of sixteen (16) and eighteen (18) who have been convicted of a felony to Gatesville State School for Girls until they are twenty-one (21) and then transferred to the State Penitentiary or whether to sentence them directly to the State Penitentiary.
HB 787 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by redefining delinquent child and further providing that nothing in certain Acts shall prevent a grand jury from indicting any person covered by this Act.
HB 810 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the proper construction of scaffolds on buildings, tanks, towers, vessels, or other structures, for the protection of workmen.
53rd 1st Called Session
HB 113 Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill"
Caption: Relating to providing for the clearance of slum areas for redevelopment in accordance with plans approved by the city council of cities, to create for this purpose a public body corporate and politic, to be known as an urban redevelopment agency, in cities in this State now or hereafter having a population of 550,000 or more.