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Legislation authored by Max Carlton Smith

Includes legislation with Max Carlton Smith as the primary author for the 49th through 56th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

56th Regular Session
HB 18 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to providing for bonding State officers and employees; prescribing the powers and duties of the State Board of Insurance, State Auditor, the Attorney General, and other agencies of the State.
HB 180 Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to redefine the boundaries of the "Yorks Creek Improvement District".
HB 202 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to changing the name of Southwest Texas State Teachers College to Southwest Texas State College; fixing an effective date.
HB 615 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Twenty-six Thousand, Nine Hundred and Thirty-one Dollars and Seventy-two Cents ($26,931.72) Dollars for refund of Gas Gathering Taxes, according to the tenor, effect and reading of a judgment obtained against the State of Texas by George T. Abell, C. F. McCauley, William C. Wiederhold, The Citizens National Bank of Abilene, Texas, James E. Hall, and Richard A. Hall.
HB 658 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to Livestock Auction Markets; fixing a penalty; fixing an effective date.
HB 815 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to providing additional compensation to the District Attorney of the 22nd Judicial District, who is also the Acting District Attorney of the 155th Judicial Districts, and providing for payment thereof.
HB 943 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Hays County Wimberley Water Supply District.
HB 991 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts providing for the removal of offices of State Board of Insurance Commissioners.
56th 1st Called Session
HB 77 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing for the removal of offices of the State Board of Insurance.
55th Regular Session
HB 133 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to appropriating money for the support of the Judicial, Executive, and Legislative branches of the State Government, and for State aid to designated public junior colleges, for the two-year period beginning September 1, 1957 and ending August 31, 1959.
HB 136 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to transferring a portion of the current appropriation for office expense of the Firemen's Pension Commission to its appropriation for travel expense.
HB 291 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to removing the conflict in Thanksgiving holidays set by the Federal and State governments by amending certain Act.
HB 292 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges to execute and deliver to the State Highway Commission right-of-way easements to four (4) tracts of land in Hays County for the construction and maintenance of U.S. Highway 81 extending along and across certain State property owned by the State of Texas for the use and benefit of Southwest Texas State Teachers College.
HB 369 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the Judiciary of the State of Texas for the biennium beginning September 1, 1957, and ending August 31, 1959, requiring certain fees paid to clerks or officers of all appellate courts to be deposited monthly in the State Treasury.
HB 370 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to appropriating money for the support of the Hospitals and Special Schools Branch of the State Government for the two-year period beginning September 1, 1957, and ending August 31, 1959.
HB 372 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to providing for and regulating appropriations for moneys in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated to supplement local funds for the support, maintenance, operation, and improvement of the Public Junior Colleges of Texas as named in this Act.
HB 373 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to appropriating money for the support of the Executive Branch of the State Government for the two-year period beginning September 1, 1957, and ending August 31, 1959, authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures, for allocating and expending the appropriated funds.
HB 374 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to appropriating money for the support, maintenance and improvements of the several State institutions of higher learning for the two fiscal years beginning September 1, 1957, and ending August 31, 1959, both dates inclusive.
HB 418 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to the budget system of the State; repealing certain Laws.
HB 889 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal due on a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by the Upsham Gas Company.
HB 890 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes authorizing the Comptroller of Public Accounts to issue a warrant in payment of claims for Fifty Dollars ($50) or less without an affidavit when the claimant certifies under the penalties of perjury that to the best of his knowledge and belief the claim is true and correct.
HB 922 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the provisions relating to the Board of Directors of the York Creek Improvement District in the Counties of Guadalupe, Hays and Comal.
HB 956 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to appropriating the sum of Fifty Thousand Dollars to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to be used by the System to pay the costs of acquiring and servicing Federal Housing Administration mortgages.
55th 1st Called Session
HB 1 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to the payment of necessary expenses of the Fifty-fifth Legislature, including both Regular and Called Sessions, and any necessary expenses for repairs or alterations to the legislative halls, chambers, or offices, together with any interim expenses thereof.
HB 28 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to clarifying purposes for which monies may be expended by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
55th 2nd Called Session
HB 14 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to canceling and removing any restriction on use and relinquishing any future right of reversion which the State of Texas may hold on certain property heretofore granted and patented to the City of Austin, and conveying to the Austin Independent School District all right, title and interest of the State in and to such property, such cancellation, relinquishment and conveyance to be subject to a stated condition.
54th Regular Session
HB 140 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to appropriating money for the support of the State Government, and for State aid to designated public junior colleges.
HB 330 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts providing the method for apportioning state appropriations for firemen's relief and retirement.
HB 447 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to appropriating money out of the General Revenue Fund to the Secretary of State in his official capacity, to be by him placed in the suspense account as provided in Vernon's Civil Statutes.
HB 559 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay claims arising prior to the convening of the next session of the Legislature under deficiency grants hereafter approved by the Governor which are payable from the General Revenue Fund.
HB 876 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts allowing the Game and Fish Commission to regulate and control wildlife resources so as to include Blanco County in the provisions thereof.
HB 937 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Attorney General to employ private attorneys on a contingent fee basis for the purpose of collecting inheritance taxes in certain cases; providing a method for the payment of said fees; allocating said taxes.
HB 967 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of Four Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($425,000) or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the contingent expenses, and to pay the per diem of officers and employees of the Fifty-fourth Legislature and the mileage and per diem of Members.
HJR 15 Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by amending Article VII, Sections 17 and 18, providing a method of payment for the construction and equipment of buildings and other permanent improvements at state institutions of higher learning and repealing Section 4 of Chapter 330, Acts, Regular Session, Fifty-Third Legislature; and proposing an amendment to Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding a new section after Section 11 thereof to be designated as Section 11a, providing for the improved support of The University of Texas and The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas from a source other than tax revenue by providing for the broader investment of the Permanent University Fund in corporate bonds and stocks under certain conditions and limitations; providing for an election and the issuance of a proclamation therefor.
53rd Regular Session
HB 111 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to appropriating money for the support of the State Government, and for State aid to designated public junior colleges.
HB 270 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to transferring funds and making an appropriation to the Secretary of State, supplementing the appropriation for seasonal help for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1953.
HB 846 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the contingent expenses, and to pay the mileage and per diem of Members and the per diem of officers and employees of the Regular Session of the Fifty-Third Legislature, and to pay any unpaid accounts or additional expenses of the Lieutenant Governor while acting as Governor.
HB 899 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for compulsory retirement of members of the Teacher Retirement System upon reaching a certain age under certain conditions.
HB 908 Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by transferring Nine Hundred Dollars ($900) of appropriated and unused money to other purposes.
HJR 13 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the per diem and travel expense allowance of members of the Legislature.
53rd 1st Called Session
HB 21 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Game and Fish Commission to convey certain land in Hays County, Texas, to San Marcos Independent School District.
HB 58 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay deficiency grants approved by the Governor for which no appropriations have heretofore been made; making an appropriation to pay claims arising prior to the convening of the next session of the Legislature under deficiency grants hereafter approved by the Governor which are payable from the General Revenue Fund.
HB 110 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide the method for apportioning State appropriations for firemen's relief and retirement.
52nd Regular Session
HB 147 Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an additional appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture supplementing certain funds for the biennium ending August 31, 1951, from the Special Pure Bred Cottonseed Inspection Fund and out of Agricultural Field Seed Fund; providing the purpose for which such funds shall be used and expended.
HB 204 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the conveyance by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission to the State Highway Commission of a portion of the San Marcos State Fish Hatchery, Hays County, Texas.
HB 384 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to Thanksgiving Day; by removing from the enumeration of legal holidays the phrase "and all days appointed by the President of the United States or by the Governor, as days of fasting and thanksgiving" and adding to the enumeration the phrase "the last Thursday in November."
HB 700 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to providing that the Presiding Officers of the House of Representatives and Senate shall appoint one (1) of their employees to perform the duty of distributing the Journal of each House respectively.
HB 735 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes providing that certain officers be entitled to copies of all General and Special Laws of the State.
HJR 5 Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al.
Caption: Relating to ratifying House Joint Resolution No. 27 of the Eightieth Congress of the United States of America at the First Session, begun and held at the City of Washington on Friday, Third day of January, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-seven, proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, relating to the terms of office of the President.
51st Regular Session
HB 53 Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the incorporation of a rural rural high school district, authorizing the presentation of a petition to the county board, authorizing the county judge to call an election, authorizing commissioners to verify and declare results of said election; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 575 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to granting and dedicating right-of-way off of the south side of a tract of land acquired by the State from W. E. Logan, in Hays County.
HB 726 Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to create a lien in favor of cotton ginners for compensation for ginning and processing cotton and cotton seed, and for advances made for planting seed and for the purpose of harvesting, gathering, hauling and otherwise preparing cotton for market, and for insurance premiums.
HJR 22 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Proposing an Amendment to Article V, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that the Judge of the District Court shall conduct its proceedings at the county seat of the county in which the case is pending, except as otherwise provided by law; providing for election proclamation and submission to qualified electors of the State.
HJR 42 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Proposing an Amendment to Section 4 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide that the Governor shall hold his office for the term of four (4) years and to provide that no person holding the officer of Governor shall succeed himself in office; providing for an election on the question of the adoption or rejection of such Amendment and making an appropriation therefor; providing for the proclamation and publication therefor and prescribing a form of ballot.
51st 1st Called Session
HB 78 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to the County of Hays, prohibiting the transportation of minnows taken in said County beyond the borders of said County for the purpose of sale; limiting the number of minnows to be transported beyond the borders of said County; providing penalties for any violation of this Act.
50th Regular Session
HB 290 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to establishing the State Committee on Classification and Accreditation of Schools; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 466 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to authorizing and regulating the holding of elections to revoke and cancel bonds voted and executed by any city or town and unsold for a period of ten (10) or more years; providing for the destruction of said bonds and the adjustment of tax rolls.
HB 687 Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to take, hunt, trap, shoot, or kill any deer and/or wild turkey for a period of three (3) years in Caldwell County, Texas; fixing penalties.
HB 711 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles, providing for the protection of life and limb by requiring safeguards to all passenger elevators within the State of Texas; providing for approval of safety devices and fixing a penalty.
HJR 42 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to permit School Superintendents, School Principals, School Teachers, and School Business Managers to hold public office in Texas.
49th Regular Session
HB 529 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to appropriate funds to the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, for the use of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station at College Station, Texas, the sum of $25,000 per year for the fiscal years ending August 31, 1946, and August 31, 1947, to enable the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station to conduct research and experimental work in the development of adaptable varieties of Hybrid Seed Corn for Texas farmers and to conduct further studies of a pathological nature by which the farmers of Texas and Texas Agriculture in general might benefit.
HB 746 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to authorizing and permitting the Boards of Regents of the several Teacher Training Schools of the State of Texas and the trustees of independent school districts to enter into contracts for teachers' training.
HB 838 Author: Smith, Max Carlton
Caption: Relating to validating all independent school districts heretofore separated and divorced from municipal control; to validate the creation and formation of all independent school districts for rural high school purposes by the annexation of one or more contiguous common school districts to such independent school districts theretofore divorced from municipal control.