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Legislation authored by William Thomas Oliver

Includes legislation with William Thomas Oliver as the primary author for the 34th through 57th 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.

57th Regular Session
HB 21 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute establishing the extraterritorial jurisdiction of cities and towns, authorizing the exercise of certain powers by cities and towns in such extraterritorial jurisdiction, and regulating annexation by cities and towns both within and without such extraterritorial jurisdiction; providing for severability.
HB 133 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to requiring certification of fire insurance damage claims by the Fire Chief, Fire Marshal or other designated fire official of the incorporated city or town wherein such fire damage is alleged to have occured.
HB 134 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act relative to providing benefits and providing for benefit eligibility conditions; providing an effective date for this Act.
HB 144 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the practice of barbering in this State; changing the existing provisions regarding the licensing and operation of barber schools and colleges, and providing penalties.
HB 485 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Section of an Act permitting a member of the Texas Retirement System of Texas to receive a standard service retirement benefit upon the completion of thirty-five (35) years of creditable service.
HB 535 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to conferring upon the Game and Fish Commission power and authority to regulate, by proclamation, order, rule, or regulation, the taking of the wildlife resources of this State; prescribing offenses and penalties; fixing the effective date of the Act.
HB 548 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing requirements for the holders of any office or public trust in this state, or employment in public schools, public junior colleges, and state colleges and universities: setting out administrative procedures for filing and inspection, making violation an offense and prescribing the penalty therefor.
HB 646 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to liability insurance for the operation of motor vehicles owned, leased or rented by the State or a political subdivision thereof.
HB 728 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to making the collection of "breakage" or loss deposits discretionary with the respective governing boards of the State institutions of higher education; providing an effective date.
57th 1st Called Session
HB 42 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to providing for the taking of bait shrimp manually with a seine in the Gulf waters of Jefferson County by any person or group of persons; providing that it shall be unlawful to use a boar or other mechanical apparatus in the seining operation under this statute.
56th Regular Session
HB 47 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for an archery season on turkey, deer, bear and javelina; forbidding possession of a firearm or crossbow while hunting during said season; regulating the use of bow and arrows in hunting said wild game; restricting hunting in Jack, Wise and Parker counties to residents of said counties; providing for a penalty for violation.
HB 274 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to the practice of barbering in this State; separating the practice of barbering on male persons from the provisions of the Hair Dressers' and Cosmetologists' Act.
HB 305 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to certain drainage districts; authorizing and providing for the consolidation of such districts.
HB 323 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by making them applicable to the refunding or refinancing of State University and College revenue bonds and notes issued under other laws.
HB 493 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to providing for a five per cent (5%) gross receipts tax on business done by any hotel, motel, rooming house or inn; providing for quarterly reports.
HB 494 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to providing for a five per cent (5%) gross receipts tax on the business of transporting passengers for hire by air, whether scheduled or non-scheduled; providing for quarterly reports.
HB 519 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of Lamar State College of Technology to sell certain college land.
HB 520 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to waiver of indictment upon a plea of guilty in Criminal prosecutions for any offense classified as a felony less than a capital offense and to prosecution for such offense by information; providing when Act shall become effective.
HB 521 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to arrest without warrant of persons found in suspicious places and persons found under suspicious circumstances which reasonably show that they have committed or are about to commit a felony or breach of the peace.
HB 537 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax upon the sale, distribution, use, consumption or handling of soft drink syrups and extracts used in compounding, blending, mixing or preparing soft drink syrups; prescribing penalties.
HB 570 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax upon the business of servicing oil or gas wells by the use of bulk mud or cement chemicals.
HB 585 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax upon the business of publication of newspapers, operation of television stations, operation of radio broadcasting stations and the business of outdoor advertising by billboards; prescribing penalties.
HB 627 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax upon the sale or use of phonograph records; providing for rules and regulations to be promulgated by the Comptroller of Public Accounts; providing for reports and examination of books; providing for enforcement by the Attorney General; prescribing penalties.
HB 637 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to set on fire, or cause to be set on fire, or to use fire or smoke in any manner in, on, or around, any den or hollow tree within any woods or forest, or upon any cutover land, brushland, rangeland, or grasslands for the purpose of driving or smoking out game animals or bird from such den or hollow tree; declaring violations of this Act to be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine, and prescribing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 648 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to providing for a closed season in Jefferson and Liberty Counties upon alligators; providing a penalty.
HB 678 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax upon the business of parking or storing motor vehicles; prescribing penalties.
HB 786 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation or excise tax on the first sale or use of produced or manufactured goods.
HJR 52 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Proposing an amendment levying a 3% Sales Tax for the creation of a fund to be known as the Texas Education and Public Welfare Fund to be used and dispersed in the manner herein set forth, fixing and determining the rate of such tax and the method of its collection and its dispersement, and making an appropriation to pay the necessary expenses for advertising and submitting this amendment.
56th 3rd Called Session
HB 2 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation or excise tax on the first sale or ue of produced or manufactured goods.
55th Regular Session
HB 309 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to ratifying and validating an election heretofore held in an throughout Jefferson County, Texas, upon the question of authorizing the issuance of $10,400,000 road bonds of said County and levying a tax in payment thereof.
HB 340 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun"
Caption: Relating to prescribing the compensation that may be paid justices of the peace and constables in counties having a population of at least one hundred ninety-five thousand inhabitants and less than six hundred thousand inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 621 Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to conferring upon the Game and Fish Commission regulatory authority over wildlife resources in Hardin, Freestone, Orange, and Jefferson Counties; repealing certain laws and fixing the effective date of the repeal.