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Legislation authored by Joe Richard Pool

Includes legislation with Joe Richard Pool 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 1 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of the practice of ophthalmic dispensing; providing a penalty.
HB 4 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code by providing the manners of filing vacancies in the offices of United States Senator and Congressman-at-Large.
HB 206 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code to provide that Underwriters at Lloyds shall be subject to certain provisions; providing that reciprocal or inter-insurance exchanges shall be subject to certain provisions.
HB 207 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code to provide for maximum rate of premium to be promulgated by the Board of Insurance Commissioners as to certain kinds of insurance.
HB 256 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas, 1951, fixing the annual license fee to agents at Twenty-five Dollars; prescribing the fund into which the license fee shall be placed, by placing a tax equal to five per cent of the premium paid for insurance to unauthorized insurers; prescribing the manner in which and by whom such tax shall be paid; providing a penalty.
HB 278 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas, providing for the deposit of securities, or the payment of taxes, fines, penalties, etc., as a condition precedent to doing business in this State by Insurance companies organized in a State, the laws of which require similar deposits in said State by similar companies organized under laws of the State of Texas transacting business in said State.
HB 404 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Relating to cruelty to animals; amending the Penal Code.
HB 543 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide that whoever uses any telephone in any manner with intent to harass, annoy, torment, abuse, threaten or intimidate another shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
55th 2nd Called Session
HB 5 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the maintenance of law, peace and order in the operation of the public schools without the use of military forces by requiring certain organizations to file certain information under oath in the County Clerk's Office upon the request of the County Judge; providing a penalty for violations.
54th Regular Session
HB 23 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to write, draw, print, publish, offer for distribution or distribute, display, exhibit, sell, offer for sale or possess for the purpose of distribution, display, exhibition or sale, any lewd, depraved or corruptive comic book; prescribing penalties; providing for enforcement by injunction and other processes; defining certain terms; providing for certain exceptions; containing a separability clause.
HB 203 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act to provide that a distributor or retailer of beer shall not be eligible for a beer license if he has been finally convicted of a felony.
HB 307 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Relating to creating the Urban Development Division in the Board of Water Engineers, granting the Board certain authority, powers, and duties relating to annexations, de-annexations, incorporations, de-incorporations, and consolidations of cities; defining certain terms; limiting powers of the Board under certain conditions; prescribing procedures; providing for a filing fee; providing for judicial review.
HB 353 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to cruelty to animals; amending the Penal Code; defining offenses relating to acts or omissions regarding care and treatment of animals.
HB 363 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that certain revenue bonds issued by cities may be pledged with the State Treasurer as collateral for deposit of State funds.
HB 654 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act by providing for an organization to be known as the Texas Motor Vehicle Insurance Assigned Risk Pool.
HB 682 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Relating to providing that no action shall be brought against any employer upon assignment of wages by and employee unless such employer has written notice thereof immediately after the execution of such assignment; providing a saving clause; providing a repealing clause.
HB 784 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that membership in the State Bar shall be voluntary.
HJR 33 Author: Pool, Joe Richard
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding a new Sub-section to Section 59 of Article 16 to be known as Sub-section 59 (d), authorizing the Legislature to make appropriations form the general fund for the purpose of securing bonds hereafter issued by municipal corporations or political sub-divisions of the State to the extent of one-third of such bonded indebtedness for the purpose of aiding the conservation and application to beneficial used of the water resources of the State under certain conditions and to make appropriations therefor for more than two years.
53rd Regular Session
HB 531 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code to include in the classification of aggravated assault or battery certain acts against news reporters or news photographers.
53rd 1st Called Session
HB 1 Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act, levying an additional tax on beer manufactured in or imported into this State.