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Legislation authored by Roger Quincy Evans

Includes legislation with Roger Quincy Evans as the primary author for the 47th through 50th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

50th Regular Session
HB 95 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to creating within the Bureau of Labor Statistics a Division of Industrial and Labor Relations; providing that if any part of this Act is held unconstitutional, the balance shall be upheld.
HB 112 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the allocation of funds from the "Clearance Fund" to the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", and the "Old Age Assistance Fund"; providing for Administrative expenses for the Aid to the Blind, the Aid to Dependant Children, and the Old Age Assistance Program for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1947; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 185 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to public safety and for the protecting of human life; and regulating driving of motor vehicles and other vehicles across railroad grade crossings in this State; defining offenses and prescribing penalties necessary and incident thereto; providing a saving clause.
HB 320 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of interurban electric railway companies in this State by the Railroad Commission of Texas; prescribing penalties for any violation of the Act and the orders and decrees of the Commission.
HB 342 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to promoting the safety of employees and passengers of railroads in the State of Texas, by providing the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas with general authority over railroads, its safety devices, terminals, tracks, bridges and equipment, and train operations.
HB 534 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay to each Representative and Senator after March 1, 1947, an expense allowance in cash of One-Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150) per month, to assist in defraying expenses related to or resulting from the discharge of his official duties, to be paid in equal monthly installments.
HB 565 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to require only the publication of penal ordinances by descriptive caption or title in the official newspaper.
HB 566 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, by providing that all ordinances hereafter enacted by Home Rule Cities in the State of Texas, may be published as provided in the Charters of such Cities, and providing an alternative method of publication of ordinances where the Charter does not prescribe for publication or where the Charter does provide for a method of publication; providing this Act shall be cumulative of other laws.
HB 697 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to providing for certain requirements as to hotels and nightclubs for additional security and protection from fire; prescribing penalties.
HB 756 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to providing funds for the payment of a Veteran's supplemental wage, as may be provided by a Constitutional Amendment.
HJR 27 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for an adjusted supplemental pay for veterans of World War II.
49th Regular Session
HB 38 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the protection of the public health; defining certain terms used in the Act; authorizing the State Health Officer to define and fix the specifications and standards for certain meat and meat food products sold for human food as defined in the Act.
HB 243 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to public safety and for the protecting of human life, and regulating driving of motor vehicles and other vehicles across railroad grade crossings in this State; defining offenses and prescribing penalties necessary and incident thereto; providing a savings clause.
HB 315 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that all containers and pertinent equipment used or to be used for storage, transporting and/or dispensing of liquefied petroleum gases, together with appliances using or to use said gas, shall be designed, constructed, assembled, equipped and installed as specified by the rules and regulations of the Railroad Commission, etc.
HB 318 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to regulating the operation of motor vehicles transporting or being used for the transportation of explosives and other dangerous articles; providing penalties.
HB 329 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that textbook custodians shall make surety bonds to cover their liability as custodians of State property.
HB 412 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing facilities for the purpose of extending assistance by providing technical aid and data to industries now located in Texas and to assist new industries in the solution of their waste and atmospheric pollution and industrial hygiene and food hygiene problems; making an appropriation.
HB 493 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by reducing the amount of interest to be paid on textbook accounts if payment is delayed more than ninety days from date of delivery.
HB 510 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for maintenance and repair of office building and/or jail in certain cities, etc.
HB 531 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to providing for the protection of the public health, prohibiting the slaughter of diseased animals for human food other than at a Federal inspected plant or a plant approved by the State Health officer; providing a penalty.
HB 532 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to providing for the protection of the public health; prohibiting the sale of meat or meat products or meat food products or offer for sale or to process meat, meat food, or meat food products from any animal which died other than by slaughter; or offer for sale for human consumption meat from the carcasses of horses, dogs, mules, donkeys or cats.
HB 784 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to providing and promoting public safety and convenience to travel on the highways, and for the regulating of ingress and egress to those business establishments along State and Federal highways entering to the traveling public.
HB 798 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of assistant county attorneys in counties having a population of sixty thousand and one (60,001) and not more than one hundred thousand (100,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census in counties where there is not a district attorney and in counties where the county attorney performs the duties of county attorney and district attorney.
48th Regular Session
HB 51 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to placing additional duties upon the State Board of Education and the Textbook Committee with reference to preferential treatment of textbooks and teachers' manuals wholly or partly manufactured in Texas; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act.
HB 139 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to eligibility for old age assistance.
HB 215 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Article pertaining to Weights and Measures; providing for the promulgation of specifications, tolerances, and the regulations for commercial weighing and measuring devices, etc; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing for a saving clause.
HB 277 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to providing warrants for salaries of State officers and employees shall be paid ahead of warrants issued for other purposes, irrespective of serial number or priority of issuance.
HB 364 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to levying and allocating certain taxes in addition to all other taxes assessed or levied by the State of Texas; levying an occupation tax upon the production and salvage of oil within the state; providing for penalties.
HB 533 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to levying a tax on 10ยข per ton or cubic yard on the producer of all clam and oyster shell or the by products thereof processed or removed from the coastal waters located within the confines of the State; providing for the keeping and making of records and reports and penalties.
HB 538 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statues by enlarging the scope of the contraversaries for which hearings may be set.
47th Regular Session
HB 237 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the governing boards of the several state supported institutions of collegiate rank to exempt certain citizens of Texas from the payment of all fees, dues, and charges except for lodging, board, and clothing.
HB 244 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to safeguarding life and property from electrical hazards and the promotion of the welfare of the public; . . . establishing a State Electrical Board; providing a penalty.
HB 277 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to providing that on or after January 1, 1942, it shall be unlawful for any persons to conduct, maintain, or operate an ambulance unless it is equipped with a supply of torch flares, a first aid kit, and is under the immediate supervision of a person holding a first aid certificate or a physician's or surgeon's certificate; providing certain penalties.
HB 420 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale and labeling of agricultural and vegetable seeds in the State of Texas; prescribing the duties of the Commissioner of Agriculture, and authorizing the Commissioner to promulgate the rules and regulations in conformity with this Act; providing for penalties.
HB 512 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the solemnization and validity of marriages in Texas.
HB 621 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for County Auditors in certain counties to act as Purchasing Agents and Auditors for school districts.
HB 705 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to requiring every elective city, county, and state official to file with the Attorney General an annual report setting forth a list of his assets and liabilities; providing for penalty.
HB 761 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for qualifications to vote in all governmental and primary elections in the State of Texas.
HB 900 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to authorize expenses in the investigation of crime and an allowance of Four (4) Cents a mile for each mile traveled, to the Criminal District Attorney in certain counties; providing that such expenses shall be paid by the Commissioners Court as other expenses are paid.
HB 915 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes by providing for the appointment of county sealers and deputy county sealers of weights and measures, at the discretion of the commissioners court in any county in Texas.
HB 956 Author: Evans, Roger Q.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for the appointment of county sealers and deputy county sealers of weights and measures, at the discretion of the Commissioners Court, in certain counties.
HJR 33 Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that Members of the Legislature shall receive a salary of Ten Dollars ($10.00) per day, shall be subject to call at any time and shall be entitled to mileage at five cents (5c) a mile for each mile traveled coming to and going from the seat of Government.