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Legislation authored by Augustine Celaya

Includes legislation with Augustine Celaya as the primary author for the 34th through 50th 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.

50th Regular Session
HB 24 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act authorizing certain eligible cities to issue refunding bond; making this law cumulative but to take precedence over conflicting or inconsistent charter provisions and laws; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
HB 343 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that certain cities may mortgage and encumber their airports; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing that this law shall take precedence over conflicting Charter provisions.
HB 361 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to granting to certain navigation districts, having a boundary coincident with any part of the international boundary, use of certain waters or lands; providing that his Act shall be cumulative of all existing laws upon the subject of this Act; providing that if any section, word, phrase, clause or sentence in this Act shall be declared unconstitutional for any reason, the remainder of the Act shall not be affected thereby.
HB 451 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to grant to navigation districts the right, power and authority to acquire, own and lease lands.
HB 504 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing for the transfer of Forty Thousand ($40,000.00) Dollars from the funds of the Citrus Maturity Inspection and Color Added Fund, the Agricultural Protective Act Fund and the Citrus Grading Fund to the Horticultural Inspection and Quarantine Division of the State Department of Agriculture, for the purpose of fighting certain citrus pests; and providing for certain employees and their salaries.
HB 695 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to the purchase and redemption of property sold at tax foreclosure sales; providing for the distribution of redemption money; providing methods for resale of property bought by taxing units or in the name of officers thereof, at tax foreclosure sales; validating certain sales heretofore made; limiting the times within which certain actions may be commenced attacking certain sales; providing that if any part, paragraph or provision of this Act be held invalid, such holding shall not affect the validity of any other part, paragraph or provision thereof.
HB 727 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 750 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that all products and commodities of whatever kind or character packed or canned in tins, boxes, crates or containers of any sort shall be labeled; providing that such label shall have printed upon it in bold type the word "TEXAS"; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 763 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to require the use of the Composite Test in testing the ratio of the total soluble solids to each part of anhydrous citric acid of oranges.
HB 764 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article so as to define "composite test", and require the use of such test in determining the maturity of oranges.
HB 800 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to grant to Navigation Districts ownership of and exclusive control and jurisdiction over all waters of man-made and artificial channels constructed by or with the aid of such Navigation Districts and subject to the ordinary flow and underflow and tides of the Gulf of Mexico and bays and arms of such Gulf of Mexico; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 829 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to granting to Navigation Districts ownership of and exclusive control and jurisdiction over all waters of man-made and artificial channels constructed by or with the aid of such Navigation Districts and subject to the ordinary flow and underflow and tides of the Gulf of Mexico and bays and arms of such Gulf of Mexico.
HB 830 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to creating and dedicating the Port Isabel Lighthouse in Cameron County as a State Historical Site.
HB 839 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to exempting certain persons from the examination requirements prescribed by the Texas Barber Law.
HB 846 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to validating certain bonds issued by water control and improvement districts.
49th Regular Session
HB 312 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain incorporated towns, etc., located entirely within other municipalities to have services of Tax Assessors and Collectors, etc., of said municipality, etc.
HB 363 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by defining the offense of contributing to the delinquency of a child under the age of seventeen (17) years, or contributing to the delinquency, dependency, or neglect of a Neglected Child or an Habitual Drunkard or a Narcotic Addict, defining the term "Delinquency", and providing a penalty.
HB 364 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide that the annual budget hearing in each of the counties throughout the State shall be held not later than July thirtieth (30th) of each year.
HB 365 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide express authority for the execution of deeds to convey property bought in by the State of Texas as Trustee for the use and benefit of itself and the other taxing units at tax foreclosure sales, as well as providing express authority for the execution of deeds by counties where property is bought in the name of the county as trustee for the use and benefit of itself and other taxing units in tax foreclosure sales.
HB 366 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by increasing present salaries of all deputies, assistants and clerks of district, county and precinct officers by twenty (20) percent of the amount being paid to them as salaries as of the effective date of this Act, and providing that such increases shall be in effect from the date of this Act until the end of six months after the termination oft he present war in which the United States of America is engaged.
HB 367 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that the deputy Assessor and Collector of Taxes in cities in excess of seven thousand (7,000) or more inhabitants, other than the county seat, as provided for in said Act, shall be paid in the same manner and from the same funds as are deputy Assessors and Collectors of Taxes whose duties are performed at the county seat.
HB 368 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article so as to provide that, from the effective date of the Amendment, to the expiration of the sixth month after the termination of the present war in which the United States of America is engaged, the salaries provided in said Article for the officers therein named, shall be increased by twenty (20%) percent of the amount being paid as salaries as of the effective date of this Act.
HB 369 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing the time that the Commissioners' Court of each county shall convene and sit as a Board of Equalization to receive all the assessment lists or books of the Assessor of their counties for inspection, correction, or equalization and approval that they shall cause the assessor to bring before them at such meeting all said assets and lists, books, etc., for inspection, and see that every person has rendered his property at a fair market value, and shall have power to send for persons, books and papers, swear and qualify persons, to ascertain the value of such property, and be lower or raise the value on the same.
HB 370 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to include the county of Cameron in the list of counties exempted from the provisions of Chapter 7 of Title 121, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, and from all laws regulating the inspection of hides and animals.
HB 371 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to require the preparation by the County Judge of each county of the budget not later than July Tenth (10th) of each year.
HB 372 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the protection of the properties and lives of the citizens of Cameron and Willacy Counties from further disastrous and calamitous overflows, granting them a portion of State ad valorem taxes for a period of twenty-five years, etc.
HB 448 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax on operators of motor-propelled vehicles engaged in the transportation of property over the highways of and within the State of Texas; and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 449 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the reimbursement of actual and necessary traveling expenses for State officials and employees; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict therewith.
HB 450 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing eligible cities as defined herein to issue refunding bonds; making this law cumulative but to take precedence over conflicting or inconsistent charter provisions and laws.
HB 534 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing a minimum salary to be paid teachers employed by any educational institution that is supported in while or in part by public funds.
HB 574 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the change in the name of the Criminal District Court of Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy, Willacy and Cameron Counties to the 107th District Court, giving it general jurisdiction, limiting its territorial jurisdiction to the Counties of Willacy and Cameron; providing an effective date; providing a constitutional clause.
HB 600 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that children may be transported to a school other than one in the "home district" when natural or artificial barriers make it impractical to transport children to the "home school".
HB 647 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that all products and commodities of whatever kind or character packed or canned in tins, boxes, crates or containers of any sort shall be labeled; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 683 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to vesting the administrative control over drilling, production, transportation, and storage of crude oil and natural gas and their products and all powers and duties in Title 102, Revised Civil Statutes of 1925, in the Natural Resource Commission.
48th Regular Session
HB 248 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing for the dissolution of water control and improvement districts whose directors adopt the provisions thereof.
HB 711 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the Rio Grande Valley Gas Company of Brownsville, Texas, One Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifty-one Dollars and Ninety Cents ($1,451.90) which represents the sum paid above the required amount of taxes.
HB 742 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws regulating the inspection of hides and animals.
47th Regular Session
HB 152 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to authorizing eligible cities to issue refunding bonds; providing method of paying and securing such bonds; authorizing proceedings under the Municipal Bankruptcy Act.
HB 186 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing for the conservation and protection of game in the State of Texas by providing open seasons for hunting in the State; prescribing bag limits and limit on possession of game; setting aside certain territory as a nesting and propagating ground for certain game; fixing a limitation on the kind of gun with which certain game can be hunted; authorizing game wardens to take affidavits with reference to the violation of game laws; prescribing certain penalties.
HB 187 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to defining the term "obscene publication"; prohibiting the bringing of obscene publications or the sale thereof within this State; prohibiting the circulation of obscene, lewd, and indecent matter; prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 223 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to limiting the tax rate which may be levied on certain Independent School Districts.
HB 345 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the remaining portion of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1942, to assist in the maintenance of a newly established quarantine patrol station necessary to the enforcement of the provisions of certain acts, and to pay salaries of quarantine inspectors for the operation of this station.
HB 393 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that in certain counties, which contain Navigation Districts, Water Improvement Districts, and Water Control and Improvement Districts, the County Auditor shall audit books, accounts, records, bills, and warrants of such districts, and other districts created for improvement and conservation purposes which are not administered by the Commissioners Courts of such counties.
HB 534 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Citrus Marketing Act so as to provide for the regulation of the volume of any citrus fruit to be moved into Intrastate Commerce by the fixing and adopting of minimum prices per pound for such citrus fruit on the trees to be paid the grower thereof; providing for penalties
HB 567 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to making emergency supplementary appropriations for the support and maintenance of the Texas Liquor Control Board for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1941, and for the payment of refund claims filed under the provisions of the Texas Liquor Control Act; providing regulations and restrictions in respect to the appropriations made herein.
HB 638 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the determination of the contribution rate of an employing unit which acquires the organization, trade, or business, or assets thereof, of an employer.
HB 663 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating the promotion, protection and development of the Commercial Potato Growing Industry of Texas.
HB 680 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing and empowering the Texas State Parks Board to acquire State Park sites by purchase, gift or otherwise.
HB 681 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to conferring upon any conservation district created by or under the authority of the laws of this State the power and authority to contract with the Texas State Parks Board, and vice versa, for the establishment of a public park within the confines of said conservation district.
HB 682 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful for any person to take, catch, ensnare, or trap any fish by any means whatsoever in any waters of any public park under the control of the Texas State Parks Board, without the consent of the keeper, caretaker, or superintendent of said park; providing a penalty.
HB 683 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful for any person to kill, wound, shoot at, hurt or molest any wild animals, wild birds, or wild fowl found within the bounds of any public park under the control of the Texas State Parks Board, at any season of the year; providing a penalty.
HB 684 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful for any person to operate or drive a motor or other vehicle upon any road in any public park under the control of the Texas State Parks Board at a rate of speed in excess of twenty (20) miles per hour, providing a penalty and authorizing any peace officer to arrest without a warrant for any violation of any provision of this Act.
HB 685 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful for any person to bring into, sell or consume any alcoholic beverage within the confines or limits of any public park under the control of the Texas State Parks Board; providing a penalty.
HB 686 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing the State Parks Board to operate or grant concessions in State Parks and to operate concessions or make concession contracts for any causeway, beach drive, or other improvements in connection with State Park sites; providing that the revenue thus earned shall when collected be placed in the State Treasury.
HB 710 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying a privilege or occupation tax upon all persons, firms, corporations, associations, joint stock companies, partnerships and upon all other groups engaged in any business pursuit in this State for gain or profit; providing for penalties.
HB 711 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing for a more adequate and equitable salary and increasing the amount for office and travel expenditures for county superintendents of public instruction in certain counties of Texas.
HB 742 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a District Tuberculosis Sanatorium; providing for its location; providing for the promulgation of rules and regulations for its operation.
HB 752 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing for the annexation of territory not embraced in a water improvement district; prescribing the manner of such annexation.
HB 795 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in certain counties to allow each County Commissioner certain expenses for traveling and in connection with the use of his automobile on official business.
HB 830 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in certain counties to allow each County Commissioner certain expenses for traveling and in connection with the use of his automobile on official business.
HB 832 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes by providing that the Commissioners Court of any county may, when necessary, furnish suitable quarters, other than the courthouse, for holding Court and carrying on other public business and may rent such part of any such quarters not necessary for public use.
HB 886 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the Commissioners Court of any county may, when necessary, furnish suitable quarters, other than the court house, for holding court and carrying on other public business.
HB 896 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to conserving the game fish and wild life resources of this State by providing more adequate revenue by the levying and the collection of taxes on cartridges or shells; providing penalties.
HB 911 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to Authorizing Corporations organized under the Laws of Texas since 1925, whose Charters have been forfeited due to certain circumstances, to be validated by performing the conditions herein provided.
HB 944 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that any Water Improvement District organized under Section 52 of Article 3 of the State Constitution may be converted into a Water Control and Improvement District.
HB 1009 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to extending oil and gas mineral leases granted by the State on areas covered by the coastal waters of the State or within the Gulf of Mexico in cases in which the War Department refuses to grant permits to the lessee or owner of the lease to drill thereon.
HB 1033 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for the acceptance of applications and bids for the leases upon certain public lands and for terms of said leases.
HB 1067 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act fixing an open season for mourning doves and white-winged doves; specifically exempting certain Counties from the provisions of this Act.
HJR 20 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to all elective, State, District, County and Precinct officers of the State of Texas, providing for an election on the question of adoption, or rejection, of said amendment and making an appropriation therefor.
47th 1st Called Session
HB 3 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to validating elections heretofore held in any independent school district in this State.
46th Regular Session
HB 429 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road law for Cameron County, Texas, providing for the cancellation, without the prerequisite of an election, of certain bonds heretofore voted.
HB 560 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to exempt motor vehicles, trailers and semitrailers, owned and used exclusively in the service of any Water District or Water Control and Improvement District from the payment of license or registration fees to the State of Texas.
HB 644 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation to defray the equitable portion which the State of Texas should make available to the United States Government, or its agencies for completion of the water survey of the Rio Grande River and its watershed from Fort Quitman south to the mouth of the Rio Grande River.
HB 653 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to authorizing any county, one or more boundaries of which coincident with any part of the International Boundary between the United States and Mexico, or any county contiguous to any county of such described class, which may have entered into an agreement with the United States to acquire and upon request convey to the United States land or interest in land desired by the United States in aid of navigation, irrigation, flood control, or improvement of water courses, and in order to accomplish the purposes specified in said Article.
HB 700 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that no newspaper, magazine, or other publication, published daily, biweekly, weekly, monthly, or otherwise, shall sell, solicit, bargain for, offer, or accept political advertisements for money, other consideration, or favors, from more than one candidate for any or all political offices, unless such publication shall have been published and circulated generally for at least twelve (12) months next preceding the acceptance of such political advertisement; providing a penalty for the breach of this Act.
HB 757 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to requiring every corporation, other than banks chartered under the laws of Texas or of the United States, engaged, in this State, in the business of accumulating and lending money, purchasing, selling, and dealing in notes, bonds, securities, and contracts having a money value to carry on deposit in banks located within the State of Texas not less than 80% of its operating funds used in its Texas business; prescribing the penalty and punishment for failure to make such reports.
HB 787 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to defining the term "obscene publication"; prohibiting the sale of any obscene publications; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 809 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing that no director, officer, or employee of any bank, doing business in Texas, chartered under the laws of the State or of the United States, shall have any financial interest in any corporation, partnership, firm, or legal entity, other than such bank, engaged in the business of lending money, discounting notes and buying and selling choses in action, or contracts having a money value, for which interest or bonuses or other things financial value are charged, providing a punishment for violation of this act.
HB 950 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing a definition of "contract dealer," and "cash dealer" and by providing that the term "agent" shall comprehend "transporting agent"; to provide license fee for cash dealers; providing for the bonding of commissions merchants and contract dealers; providing a maximum fine for violation of the Act.
HB 1032 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns, or villages, independent school districts, common school districts, drainage districts, water control and improvement districts, water improvement districts, or navigation districts in this State to avail themselves of the services of County Tax Assessors and Collectors; fixing the compensation of said county officers for said services.
HB 1043 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for a more adequate and equitable salary for County Superintendents of Public Instruction in certain counties.
HJR 38 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that Members of the Legislature shall receive a salary of Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000) per annum.
45th Regular Session
HB 421 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining and regulating the practice of professional engineering the State of Texas; defining as a misdemeanor certain acts committed after the first day of January, 1938; prescribing the penalties for such violations and that each day of such violation shall be a separate offense; providing for issuance within one year after this Act becomes effective of certificates, on certain conditions, to residents of Texas practicing professional engineering in Texas at time this Act becomes effective.
HB 422 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of County and District Mosquito Control Districts.
HB 425 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating certain bonds of cities in the State of Texas operating under the General Laws of the State and located in certain counties.
HB 430 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the Criminal District Court for the Counties of Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy, Willacy and Cameron to be constituted of Nueces County, Texas, only, under the designation of the 127th Judicial District Court, and creating the 128th Judicial District of Texas to be composed of the Counties of Cameron, Willacy, Kenedy and Kleberg.
HB 458 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Board of Water Engineers to have made a scientific study, investigation and report on the waters of the Rio Grande river for the purpose of presenting such data to the Government of the United States of America for its use in the proposed negotiations with the Government of the Republic of Mexico for a treaty between said two governments with reference to the equitable distribution and storage of the waters of the Rio Grande River and appropriating out of the general revenues of the State of Texas the sum of $35,000 for the two years biennium to defray the expenses connected with the making of such investigation, preparing and presenting such data.
HB 476 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Boards of Trustees of Public Free Schools in this State to employ, Superintendents, Principals and Teachers, prescribing in part their qualifications, and providing that the employment of such Superintendents, Principals and Teachers as authorized under this Act shall in no way affect any present or future classification of any such school or its accreditation by or affiliation with any other School, College, or University in this State supported in whole or in part through taxes levied by the State.
HB 531 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to exempting motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers, owned and used exclusively in the service of any water District or Water Control and Improvement District from the payment of license or registration fees to the State of Texas.
HB 532 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that all products and commodities of whatever kind or character packed or canned in tins, boxes, crates or containers of any sort shall be labeled; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 557 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the licensing of all persons before engaging in the business of handling perishable agricultural commodities as defined in this Act, whether as a commission merchant, dealer, broker, or as agent of any commission merchant, dealer, or broker.
HB 564 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to exempting corporations organized for the purpose of constructing, maintaining or operating causeways or causeways and bridges which may be used for any mode of travel and who have the right to demand, receive and collect charges as fares or tolls for such use from the payment of franchise taxes.
HB 581 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale of contraceptive devices, prophylactic rubber good and articles for the prevention of venereal and other diseases and infections, or any sex inciting devices or contrivances, except by registered pharmacists or licensed physicians; providing licensing dealers and a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 698 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the Criminal District Court for the Counties of Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy, Willacy and Cameron to be composed of the Counties of Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy and Jim Wells, only, under the designation of the 127th Judicial District Court, and creating the 128th Judicial District of Texas to be composed of the Counties of Cameron and Willacy.
HB 774 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing for the Public Safety Commission to appoint a Director and an Assistant Director whose salaries shall be fixed by the Legislature.
HB 783 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Health Department out of the General Fund in the State Treasury.
HB 896 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to use any seine, net, gill net, trotline, or other mechanical or physical device, except hook and line, for the purpose of fishing within the waters of certain navigation districts in Texas; providing for the punishment of persons violating the provisions hereof.
HB 898 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to declaring unlawful the sale, or offering for sale, transportation, preparation, receipt or delivering for transportation or marketing of citrus fruit that is immature, unripe, overripe, damaged or otherwise unsafe for consumption, and the sale thereof declared to be a fraud upon the public; authorizing when to make reasonable rules and regulations for the proper administration of this Act; providing for the enforcement thereof and prescribing penalties for violation of any of the provisions of this Act.
HB 914 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing for the Public Safety Commission to appoint a director and an Assistant Director whose salaries shall be fixed by the Legislature.
HJR 48 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to section 24, of Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that Members of the Legislature shall receive a salary of Three Thousand ($3,000.00) Dollars per annum, shall be subject to call at any time, and shall be entitled to mileage at five cents (5ยข) a mile for each mile traveled coming and going from the seat of Government.
44th Regular Session
HB 169 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount that may be allowed by County Boards of Trustees to County Superintendents for office and traveling expenses in certain counties.
HB 194 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing for the protection of the public health; defining certain terms used in this Act; authorizing the State Health Officer to define and fix the specifications for certain grades of milk and milk products as defined in this Act.
HB 203 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Validating all proceedings and acts of governing bodies of cities containing a population of not more than eleven thousand (11,000) nor less than ten thousand, five hundred (10,500) according to the last preceding Federal Census, in connection with the issuance of funding warrants and funding bonds heretofore authorized or attempted to be authorized under the provisions of certain statute.
HB 443 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the salary and compensation of County Commissioners in certain counties.
HB 444 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for emergency malaria control measures by the State Board of Health in certain counties for a period of seven (7) months.
HB 566 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies made by certain cities and towns.
HB 766 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to levying a tax of five percent of the total sum or amount of each mortgage or other evidence of indebtedness held by any person, firm, company, partnership, or corporation engaged in the business of loaning money on automobiles, including all brokers and finance companies.
HB 767 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the salary of the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and members of his enforcement staff; changing the number of deputies and inspectors.
HB 823 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing method by which water improvement districts upon dissolutions shall pay indebtedness.
HB 867 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the "Lower Rio Grande Flood Control District," to be a Governmental agency, body politic and corporate without power to mortgage its property, or levy taxes or assessments, or to pledge the credit of the State.
HB 927 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuance of license to and the payment of license by all persons, firms, and corporations engaging in the business of making secured loans, providing for cancellation by the Banking Commission of such license for good cause after notice herein, providing that it shall be unlawful to engage in the business of making secured loans without a license, providing penalties.
HB 944 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to eliminating ferry bridge, turnpike and toll companies from the provisions of certain statute relating to tax on railroad companies.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 121 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to authorizing navigation districts organized under certain statute to issue refunding bonds.
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 85 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the Criminal District Court for the Counties of Nueces, leberg, Kenedy, Willacy and Cameron to be constituted of Nueces County, Texas, only, under the designation of the 127th Judicial District Court, and creating the 128th Judicial District of Texas to be composed of the Counties of Cameron, willacy, Kenedy and Kleberg.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 138 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain counties, cities, towns, independent school districts, common school districts, water improvements districts, water control and improvement districts, navigation districts, drainage districts, and other non-profit private corporations, authorized and existing under the Constitution and laws of this State.
HB 153 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to creating the Valley Conservation and Reclamation District, embracing the Counties of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy.
HB 156 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to the duty of the Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission to administer all funds made available to said Commission by the Federal Government, including projects made possible under the Emergency Relief and Reconstruction Act, provided that said funds are made available to said Commission.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 71 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to an appropriation for $15,000 for the Valley Conservation and Reclamation District, by providing that it shall be at once paid over to said district out of the General Fund not otherwise appropriated and to be expended by said district and used by it for defraying the expenses of making engineering surveys, plans, specifications, and other necessary and proper expenses incidental to the negotiations for securing aid from governmental bodies.
HB 72 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to payment of refunding eligible obligations of counties and defined road districts; and providing that the board of county and district road indebtedness may continue to contribute and pay on such refunding bonds at the same rates and in the same amount it would have paid under the rates and maturities on such indebtedness before same was refunded.
HB 108 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to validating all proceedings and acts of governing boards of cities containing a population of not more than 11,000 and less than 10,500, according to the next preceding Federal Census, in connection with the issuance of funding warrants and funding bonds heretofore authorized or attempted to be authorized under the provisions of certain statute.
HB 121 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain navigation districts to contract loans from federal agencies.
HB 154 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to declaring it to be the policy of the State of Texas to provide for the standardization of certain vegetables as a protection to grower, shipper, carrier, and consumer; providing penalties for violations of this Act.
HB 155 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to agriculture and agricultural products; providing for investigations of the business and affairs of wholesale purchasers thereof, whether under contracts or otherwise; providing penalties for the violation of this Act, and making an appropriation to carry out the purposes of this Act.
43rd 3rd Called Session
HB 100 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating the organization and bonds of water improvement districts which have been converted into water control and improvement districts and which have thereafter issued bonds voted before such conversion, validating such conversion.
43rd 4th Called Session
HB 35 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying a tax of five percent of the total sum or amount of each mortgage or other evidence of indebtedness held by any person, firm, company, partnership, or corporation engaged in the business of loaning money on automobiles, including all brokers and finance companies.
HB 57 Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al.
Caption: Relating to enabling certain counties to cooperate with the United States in construction and maintenance of of flood control works along the boundary between the United States and Mexico.
HB 72 Author: Celaya, Augustine
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the payment, upon the proper establishment of qualifications, of a bonus of One Hundred Dollars ($100), to each and every veteran of the Armed Military Forces of the United States of America, who served not less than sixty days between the years 1898 until 1920.