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Legislation authored by Arnold J. Vale

Includes legislation with Arnold J. Vale as the primary author for the 45th through 53rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

53rd Regular Session
HB 310 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties.
HB 415 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to providing proper parties to give consent for autopsies on bodies of deceased persons.
HB 416 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for liens in favor of hospitals and other institutions furnishing care, treatment and maintenance of persons injured in accidents, upon the rights of action, claims and demands of such injured persons against other persons or corporations, partnerships or associations for damages on account of negligence causing the injuries and upon the proceeds of the settlements of any such claims or demands.
HB 473 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of county-wide independent school districts in Counties having populations of not less than thirteen thousand, five hundred (13,500), according to the last preceding Federal Census, having no common school districts and no county line school districts, and having more than one (1) and not more than four (4) independent school districts or independent and consolidated independent school districts and having an assessed valuation of not less than Twenty Million Dollars ($20,000,000).
HB 651 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to creating a special court for Starr County, Texas, to be known as the Starr County Court of Domestic Relations, fixing its jurisdiction.
HB 678 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties; providing for the election therefor; providing for the manner of collecting taxes for the purpose of said equalization fund and for the distribution thereof.
HB 679 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to authorizing an election for the purpose of creating a County-wide School Equalization Fund in certain counties; providing for the election therefor; providing for the manner of collecting taxes for the purpose of said equalization fund and for the distribution thereof.
HB 914 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that in the preparation of county budgets estimates shall be made of the revenue to be derived from taxes levied and collected during the year for which the budget is prepared and the estimate of revenue available during such year shall include the revenue to be derived from such taxes.
HB 918 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to take or kill wild deer in the County of Duval, State of Texas, for a period of five (5) years; prescribing a penalty for violation of this Act.
52nd Regular Session
HB 468 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts to provide for the appointment, election and term of office for seven (7) trustees for county wide independent school districts.
HB 530 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the County Attorney of Kleberg County to perform the duties of the District Attorney within such county.
51st Regular Session
HB 108 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to providing that Commissioners Courts of certain counties may employ council and institute suits for collection of delinquent taxes on tracts of lands, the titles to which emanate from the King of Spain and on which delinquent taxes are owed, such counties may employ counsel and institute suites for the collection of such delinquent taxes, and are authorized to have said tracts partitioned in order to collect such delinquent taxes; providing said Act shall be cumulative of other existing laws, except in so far as same conflict herewith; and repealing all conflicting laws to the extent of the conflict.
HB 172 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to providing that the proceeds of sales of large tracts of land partitioned by decrees of district courts in certain counties, and which are unclaimed for more than thirty (30) days by those entitled to such proceeds, shall be placed in the general funds of the counties wherein such lands, or major portions thereof lie; providing a savings clause and repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict therewith to the extent of such conflict.
HB 254 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to levying additional taxes upon the sale of alcoholic beverages in this State.
HB 255 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act to provide that all officers appointed under the provisions of said Act shall have the powers, privileges and immunities of other peace officers; providing that such officers may perform the functions of Hide and Animal Inspectors in Counties where Hide and Animal Inspectors are not now authorized by law; containing a saving clause.
HB 256 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, pertaining to the County of Jim Hogg so as to make it therein lawful to capture, shoot, or kill Collared Peccary or Javelina at any time; prescribing a penalty for violation of any provision of this Act; retaining Crockett, Dimmit, Frio, Kinney, LaSalle, Maverick, Medina, McMullen, Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Zapata, and Zavala Counties in the provision thereof; prescribing a penalty for violation of any provisions of this Act; repealing conflicting laws or parts thereof.
HB 364 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to providing that all notices of elections must be given for the period of time before the beginning of absentee balloting under existing law which such law requires before the date of the election; validating all elections held under existing law; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 365 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for appeals to the Court of Civil Appeals in forcible entry and detainer suits; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 475 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to providing for the employment of assistant county attorneys and secretaries to county judges by the Commissioners Courts of certain counties; fixing their salaries; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 694 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to exempting sales of beer containing not more than 3.2% of alcohol by weight from the State beer tax.
HB 695 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that the District Attorney of the 79th Judicial District shall serve the 49th Judicial District Court in Starr County; containing a severability clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict.
51st 1st Called Session
HB 70 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to make same applicable to all counties in this State which are located one or more tracts of land, or portions thereof, having in excess of 3,000 acres which are owned by twenty (20) or more persons in undivided interests on which certain delinquent taxes are due; providing that said Act shall be cumulative of other existing laws, except in so far as same conflict herewith; and repealing all conflict laws to the extent of the conflict.
49th Regular Session
HB 178 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the State Board of Control or any other agency of the State of Texas from establishing a State Tubercular Hospital or Sanitarium within less than one-half mile of the corporate limits of any incorporated city or town.
HB 187 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes describing powers and duties of the Texas State Board of Examiners in Optometry; requiring all persons desiring to practice optometry in Texas to pass an examination.
HB 190 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the policy of this State with reference to citizens of the Americas, declaring that public places catering to the public for business and profit are public utilities; defining the term "Mexican or Latin-American origin," providing for the elimination of discrimination by public utilities against persons of Mexican or Latin-American origin; prescribing penalties and civil damages; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 260 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to clearly fix and defining the location of that portion of the East line of Jim Hogg County, which is a common boundary to both Jim Hogg and Brooks Counties.
HB 342 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to providing an open season for hunting wild buck deer, wild turkey gobblers and Collared Peccary or Javelina, in Precincts 1 and 2 in Kenedy County; providing a bag limit for said precincts in said County; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 358 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to defining the term, "taxing units," and providing a method of trial in cases involving such units by adding another Section thereto designated as Section No. 15, which Section shall provide that in tax suits, any one or more persons owning an undivided interest in land against which a suit for delinquent taxes has been filed as provided in said Act, may in such suit ask for a partition of said land as now provided by law for the partition of the land owned undivided by two (2) or more persons, and making provision for additional compensation to the county, district, or other attorney representing the State and county in said suit where a partition is sought; defining "owner."
HB 804 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas; prescribing its powers and duties; appropriating funds for its expenses.
48th Regular Session
HB 690 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the time and term of holding the One Hundred and Third Judicial District Court in Willacy and Cameron Counties, constituting the One Hundred and Third Judicial District of Texas.
HB 716 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the District Attorney of the 79th Judicial District to appoint one Assistant District Attorney.
HB 756 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Texas College of Arts and Industries to sell or lease Farm Lots numbered 28, 29, and 30, in Farm Block 20 of the Kleburg Town and Improvement Company's sub-division of the suburbs of Escandido District, and Farm lots Nos. 4 and 5, in Farm Block 1, Kind Addition, as shown by the maps and plats of said lots on file in the office of the County Clerk of Kleburg County, Texas.
47th Regular Session
HB 745 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and providing procedure for the exclusion of unirrigated lands from the boundaries of water control and improvements districts in this State.
HB 1024 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act by adding the words "or reflector" after the words "lighted flare" or "such flare."
46th Regular Session
HB 240 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to fixing the maximum rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all independent school districts which include within their limits a city or town which according to the latest Federal Census had a population of not fewer than six thousand, seven hundred and fifty (6,750) and not more than six thousand, eight hundred and fifty (6,850) inhabitants, whether organized under General or Special Law.
HB 241 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation of Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($35,000) for the Texas College of Arts and Industries at Kingsville, Texas.
HB 438 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the County Judge in certain counties to employ a stenographer or clerk.
HB 450 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article with reference to the petition and hearing for the removal of disabilities of minors.
HB 472 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to establishing a County Law Library in certain counties, etc.
HB 520 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to fixing the maximum rate of tax to be levied for the purpose of issuing bonds and maintaining the public schools in school districts in all counties which according to the last preceding federal census had a population of not fewer than 10,400 and not more than 10,700.
HB 709 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for proper description, by labels on the containers, of the character of whiskey or alcoholic compounds held by such containers; providing punishment and penalties for the violation.
45th Regular Session
HB 60 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to excluding that portion of the Santo Domingo Plantation within the boundaries of Starr County Water Control and Improvement District Number One from said District, providing for the payment by the owners of said land of the proportionate part of said District's outstanding indebtedness against same, the manner of paying such proportionate part of said indebtedness.
HB 537 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the study of the Science of Marine Biology; authorizing and accepting the donation by the City of Corpus Christi, Texas, of certain land on the waters of Corpus Christi Bay to the Texas College of Arts and Industries and providing for the erection of a marine biological laboratory thereon as a part of such college and in conformity with the provisions of certain statute.
HB 589 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the Charter of the City of Kingsville so that its city limits will include a parcel of land approximately three (3) city blocks, lying immediately south of the original campus of the Texas College of Arts and Industries, being a dormitory site recently purchased for the State of Texas by the Board of Directors of the Texas College of Arts and Industries.
HB 616 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to requiring license for the operation, maintenance, opening and establishment of all places of business used by processors of dairy products for the exclusive sale at retail of such products; declaring certain violations to be offenses and prescribing a penalty for the violations.
HB 660 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to granting aid to the property and inhabitants of Starr County, Texas, because of the fact that there exists in said County an average of over 200,000 acres of land in 32 porciones upon which taxes are not paid.
HB 735 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to providing the manner in which Sheriffs in certain counties may appoint deputies.
HB 746 Author: Vale, Arnold J.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting fraternities, sororities, and secret societies in the public schools in all counties of the State, providing for the enforcement of same.
HB 885 Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to directing the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission of the State of Texas, to open a channel through Padre Island at a point approximately two miles south of the Kenedy-Willacy County line, from the Gulf of Mexico into Laguna Madre, in aid of spawning grounds.