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Legislation authored by John Bell Walling

Includes legislation with John Bell Walling as the primary author for the 52nd through 55th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

55th Regular Session
HB 26 Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Stream Pollution Control Board and prescribing its composition, method of appointment, authority, powers, duties and responsibilities.
HB 190 Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the filing of portions of logs of exploratory wells, wells for oil and gas, and any well for any other purpose, with the State Board of Water Engineers for the purpose of determining and preventing the pollution of streams and public bodies of surface water of the State and any sub-surface water strata that is capable of producing water suitable for domestic or livestock use or for irrigation and for the purpose of obtaining information concerning sub-surface water strata of this State and for the purpose of obtaining information to determine whether surface casing has been installed to a depth necessary to protect sub-surface fresh water strata of this State; providing a penalty.
HB 330 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to repealing Article 923b of the Penal Code of Texas, 1925, which makes it unlawful to injure or kill bats.
HB 477 Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating Midwestern University at Wichita Falls, Texas, and providing for work at said University suitable to a University of higher learning teaching the liberal arts and sciences of the first class.
HB 640 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to the retirement of judges.
HB 807 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to require those drilling or deepening a commercial water well to keep a well log record thereof and deliver or mail a copy of such log to the Board of Water Engineers and also to the office of the underground water conservation district when the water well is located within the boundaries of such district; prescribing penalties.
HB 808 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide regulation of swimming pools.
HB 811 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes which authorize a coordinated health program.
HB 837 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to travel expenses of State officers and employees.
54th Regular Session
HB 104 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to validating bonds voted by Wichita County, Texas, for the purpose of acquiring necessary right-of-ways for the construction and improvement of State and National highways through said County, and the construction and improvement of roads and bridges in said County.
HB 131 Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to public recreational programs and facilities; authorizing their establishment by counties, cities and towns acting singly or jointly.
HB 134 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for the deposit of certain Funds and Fees to the Special Department of Agriculture Fund in the State Treasury.
HB 346 Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name and purpose of the Abilene State Hospital; eliminating epilepsy as a cause or bar to admission or commitment to State institutions; providing for a repealing clause, preserving and reserving all rights and causes of action that arose by virtue and under said Act hereby repealed; providing a savings clause.
53rd Regular Session
HB 113 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Agriculture Department for operating expenses incurred in the enforcement of the provisions of House Bill No. 593, 52nd Legislature for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1953.
HB 114 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1953, provided for its expenditures under the general provisions of House Bill No. 426, Regular Session, Fifty-second Legislature.
HB 189 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to repealing the Act concerning the establishment and operation of a State Cancer and Pellagra Hospital.
HB 190 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Statutes concerning the American Legion Memorial Sanatorium.
HB 191 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Acts concerning the Camp Hulen Lease Board.
HB 192 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to repealing Statutes concerning County Home Guards.
HB 193 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Articles relating to wreck masters.
HB 341 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the keeping of permanent records, and the reporting of all transactions involving pistols.
HB 342 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to contracts let by the State Highway Department.
HB 343 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to the conduct of bar examinations and admission to the bar.
HB 376 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the amount of fees that may be retained as compensation by justices of the peace who are compensated on a fee basis.
HB 378 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that county tax assessors and collectors shall retain ten per cent of the motor vehicle sales and use tax as fees of office or to be paid to the officers salary fund of the county where collected.
HB 475 Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to public recreation; authorizing any city, town, school district or county to establish, construct and conduct, singly or jointly, recreational facilities.
HB 528 Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating fishing in certain waters of the Big Wichita River and lakes impounded thereon and in the waters of Lake Kickapoo on the Little Wichita River.
HB 529 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to raising revenue; levying an occupation tax on producers of coal.
HB 669 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to transfer of territory from one school district to another.
HB 823 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to food and lodging of jurors; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure.
HB 824 Author: Walling, J. B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes defining non-resident tuition rates for students enrolled in public junior colleges.
HB 858 Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so that in the 30th Judicial District of Texas the maximum salary of investigators and assistants appointed by the District Attorney may be fixed at a sum not exceeding Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00) and a maximum salary of the stenographer appointed by the District Attorney may be fixed at a sum not exceeding Three Thousand, Six Hundred Dollars ($3,600.00).
HB 859 Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the salary of the District Attorney of the Thirtieth Judicial District.