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Legislation authored by Obie E. Jones

Includes legislation with Obie E. Jones as the primary author for the 50th through 57th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

57th Regular Session
HB 336 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing the destruction of certain public records, after reproduction, with exceptions and providing for notice to be given of such proposed destruction.
HB 382 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Texas Insurance Code providing for group life insurance policies for associations of employees of the United States Government or any subdivision thereof.
HB 696 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that assistant county superintendents shall be compensated according to the minimum monthly base salary and increments as is prescribed for classroom teachers.
HB 815 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the taking of minnows and rough fish.
HB 816 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay miscellaneous claims out of the General Revenue Fund or such other funds as may be designated herein for each item, not otherwise appropriated.
57th 1st Called Session
HB 59 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to directing payment of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments out of the sum appropriated for that purpose in the General Appropriation Bill.
57th 3rd Called Session
HB 88 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the hunting, taking or killing of antlerless deer in Travis County; providing penalties.
HB 103 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to adding to the stated purposes for which appropriations to the State Board of Control may be expended, authority to pay for medical, hospital and funeral expenses of certain Board of Control employees.
56th Regular Session
HB 97 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of pensions to former Texas Rangers and their widows under certain conditions; providing conditions of eligibility and procedures for payment.
HB 244 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the appointment, qualification, duties, and compensation of Official Shorthand Reporters for the District Courts of the Fifty-third and One Hundred Twenty-sixth Judicial Districts of Texas, for the Ninety-eighth District Court of Travis County and for the Criminal District Court of Travis County.
HB 310 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in salaries and wages of State officials and employees for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1959.
HB 393 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to the operation of vending stands on State property by blind persons so as to enlarge the economic opportunities of the blind.
HB 408 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to transferring the control and management of the Texas Memorial Museum to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas.
HB 445 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to determine the amount of land excess to the Board's needs at the Texas Blind, Deaf and Orphan School in the City of Austin, Texas.
HB 611 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to the laws governing and regulating amateur boxing and wrestling.
HB 665 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to require information on handicapped children to be included in the annual scholastic census.
HB 684 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation and licensing of the occupation of contracting for the performance of painting, decorating and paper-hanging, or any of these occupations; making an appropriation of fees prescribed.
HB 982 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to allowing the use of as many as five (5) trotlines, each of which shall not be equipped with more than thirty (30) hooks in the waters of all lakes on the Colorado River above Bull Creek and within the limits of Travis County.
55th Regular Session
HB 19 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in salaries and wages of State officials and employees for the remainder of this fiscal year ending August 31, 1957.
HB 29 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to travel expenses of State officers and employees.
HB 201 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to means by which fish may be taken in certain lakes and portions of the Colorado River, beginning at Tom Miller Dam in Travis County and extending to the headwaters of Buchanan Lake in San Saba and Lampasas Counties.
HB 440 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to membership and prior service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for State employees who executed a waiver in the System; extending the time for electing to receive full credit for State employees service and for payment of back contributions and dues.
HB 441 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to granting teachers and auxiliary employees who waived membership in or have withdrawn deposits from the Teacher Retirement System of Texas the privilege of receiving full former service credit toward retirement upon compliance with certain conditions.
HB 449 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to granting to State employees who terminated membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas prior to the effective date of this Act and withdrew their accumulated deposits, the privilege of redepositing such funds and receiving credit for prior service, under certain conditions and limitations.
HB 506 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal of a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by Coleman Gas Company.
HB 524 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to requiring all contracts relating to the distribution and licensing of motion pictures or films to be shown in theaters in the State of Texas, shall be construed in accordance with the laws of this State.
HB 582 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to the situs of personal property of domestic insurance companies for the purpose of taxation.
HB 635 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to drivers' licenses; requiring chauffeurs and commercial operators to hold operators' licenses; providing that no act or offense committed under one class of license may be used to suspend or revoke any other class of license.
HB 731 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Building Commission to enter into a contract with The First Baptist Church of Austin, Texas, for the sale and purchase of certain lands in Austin, Travis County, Texas, and to effectuate such sale and purchase.
HJR 17 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that the Legislature shall have authority to provide a system of retirement and disability pensions to certain retiring Texas Rangers and their widow.
54th Regular Session
HB 59 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating payment of small wage claims.
HB 79 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to Employers' Liability and Workmen's Compensation Law of this State.
HB 211 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing board of the State Employees Retirement System to provide a pension of One Hundred Twenty Five ($125.00) Dollars per month for life to Texas Rangers who have retired and who have had at least Two (2) Calendar years prior service but who are ineligible to participate in the State Employees Retirement System; providing that in the event of death of such retired Texas Ranger the surviving widow shall receive Sixty Two and 50/100 ($68.50) Dollars per month for life; making necessary appropriation therefor.
HB 250 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes so as to provide for the making of special inspections of steam boilers by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics when requested by any person, firm or corporation; authorizing the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to fix and collect such charges to cover the actual cost of such inspection; providing that such charges collected shall be paid into the State Treasury to the credit of the "State Boiler Inspection Fund".
HB 380 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to levying an annual tax of Ten Dollars ($10.00) against all persons, firms, partnerships, associations and corporations furnishing supplies, material and labor to the State or any of its agencies and institutions upon a competitive basis as provided by the laws of this State, authorizing the Comptroller of Public Accounts to collect such tax and to prescribe forms; providing a penalty for delinquency.
HB 798 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to change the qualifications required for the position of Superintendent of the Austin State School.
HB 950 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize membership in Teacher Retirement System of certain additional teachers who are disabled, in order to entitle them to benefits.
HJR 39 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding thereto a new section to be known as Section 64 by providing that the Legislature shall be authorized to pay a pension to retired Texas Rangers who are not eligible to participate in the State Employees Retirement System.
53rd Regular Session
HB 65 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees, and making an appropriation for an increase in outside maintenance allowances of eligible employees, for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending August 31, 1953.
HB 128 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that the central education agency shall have exclusive jurisdiction and control over the Texas School for the Blind; prescribing certain duties of the Commissioner of Education; providing for jurisdiction over physical assets; providing that appropriations made for the benefit of such school shall be administered and expended by the agency.
HB 199 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to regulating the office hours of State departments, institutions, and agencies and the number of hours of work for State employees.
HB 200 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to making appropriation for an increase in, and supplementing, the amounts of money set out and appropriated for the various State departments, institutions, and other agencies of Government for traveling expenses provided for in House Bill No. 426, Acts of the Regular Session of the 52nd Legislature, beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1953.
HB 357 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that incorporated cities or towns having a population of ten thousand (10,000) or more according to the last preceding Federal Census may transfer to the general fund thereof revenues of any utility system in the amount and to the extent authorized or permitted in the indenture, deed of trust, or ordinance providing for and securing payment of revenue bonds issued under certain Articles as amended, or other similar laws, notwithstanding any prohibition contained.
HB 368 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for an increase in the annual fee for a Dealer License Plate from Fifteen ($15.00) Dollars to Twenty-Five ($25.00) Dollars; providing that no commercial vehicle, truck-tractor, bus, trailer or semi-trailer may carry a load while operating with dealer license plates.
HB 369 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the Highway Commission to commission employees of the Motor Vehicle Division with the powers of a peace officer; limiting such powers to enforcement of the Certificate of Title and Registration Laws; and providing for such bond as may be required by the Commission.
HB 404 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to regulating shotguns and rifles on public roads between sunset and sunrise; providing for the enforcement of this act; providing for disposition of fines and fees; prescribing penalty for violation.
HB 601 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for inspection of steam boilers in all public and private schools, colleges and universities and in county courthouses.
HB 611 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to prompt settlement of small wage claims.
HB 690 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to employment of children and hours thereof, and regulating employment of children during the school term; providing for issuance of a Work Permit by the County Superintendent of Public Instruction or the County Judge; providing for penalties for violations of this act.
HB 893 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to providing for retention of membership in the retirement system to which they previously belonged by persons in the employ of the Texas School for the Blind and the State Approval Agency for Veterans' Education on the effective date of the transfer of jurisdiction to the Central Education Agency.
50th Regular Session
HB 57 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to define street or suburban bus; amending to establish the annual license fee for the registration of a street or suburban bus; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 170 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation for an increase in, and supplementing, the amounts of money set out and appropriated for the various Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions for traveling expenses with the effective date of this Act ending August 31,
HB 171 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947.
HB 172 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in, and supplementing, the amounts of money set out and appropriated for the various State Departments for traveling expenses beginning with the start date of this Act and ending August 31, 1947.
HB 173 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947.
HB 284 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to define Motor Bus; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 287 Author: Jones, Obie | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Asylum for Colored Youths and Colored Orphans to be hereafter known as Texas Colored Blind, Deaf and Orphan School.
HB 364 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for Four-Hundred Dollars ($400) to pay the State's part of paving adjacent to a triangular tract of land at West Thirteenth and Colorado Streets in the City of Austin, at the northwest corner of the Capitol grounds.
HB 749 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to providing that when the driver of a truck or automobile upon or along any street or highway in this State negligently causes any injury to the person or property of another with such truck or automobile, that such injured person or the owner of such property shall have a first and superior lien upon the truck or automobile being so driven by the person guilty of such negligence.
HB 820 Author: Jones, Obie
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for permanent poll tax exemption certificates to certain persons exempted by law from payment of a poll tax.