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Legislation authored by George O. Nokes

Includes legislation with George O. Nokes as the primary author for the 34th through 52nd 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.

52nd Regular Session
SB 56 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to validating the establishment, organization, and/or creation of all school districts; validating the acts of county boards of school trustees, county judges, commissioners' courts, boards of trustees of such school districts, and municipal governing bodies.
SB 72 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts providing for examination by licensed optometrists as well as ophthalmologists or physicians skilled in the treatment of diseases of the eye for the purpose of establishing blindness for applicants and/or recipients of Aid to the Needy Blind.
SB 73 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to zoning regulations for airports include military airports.
SB 74 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to providing for the disposition of property and choses in action when there is no direct evidence that persons have died otherwise than simultaneously; providing this Act shall not apply to distribution of property of persons who have died before the effective date hereof.
SB 101 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to directing the Comptroller of Public Accounts on the first day of September, 1951, and the first day of March 1952, and on each succeeding first day of September and first day of March thereafter, to determine by any proper method or formula the amount of gasoline used in aircrafts and on which no application for refund of the tax has been made by any person or corporation and against which limitation has run for the period of six months thereafter.
SB 328 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to more clearly define private motor vehicle owners; providing that any person who transports goods, wares, or merchandise individually and not in association or combination so as to be excluded from the definition of "motor carrier" or "contract carrier" shall be deemed a private motor vehicle owner.
SB 365 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the selection of jurors for service in the district and county courts, providing that the provisions of this Act shall not apply to any county having a population of less than twenty thousand (20,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census when such county is a part of two or more judicial districts which judicial districts embrace more than two counties.
SB 379 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Board of Education to sell or exchange United States Treasury bonds, notes, certificates of indebtedness or other securities issued by the United States Treasury held by the State Treasurer for the account of the permanent school fund.
SB 410 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to defining a punch board; providing a penalty for the manufacture, ownership, storing, keeping, exhibiting, selling, renting, leasing, letting on shares, lending, or giving away, transportation, or possession of a punch board.
SB 419 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts to regulate traffic overtaking and passing a school bus; providing a penalty.
51st Regular Session
HB 80 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Uniform Teacher Contract Law specifying persons entitled to the benefits of the Act; providing that on and after September 1, 1949, and annually thereafter, the initial contract of employment between a teacher and a school system shall be for a period of not less than one (1) year; providing the second contract with the same school system shall bee for a period od not less than two (2) years; providing the third and all succeeding contracts with the same school system shall be for a period of time of not less than five (5) years; providing this Act shall not affect any district now giving contracts to any teacher for a period of time exceeding one year;providing cause for suspension, demotion, and dismissal; providing procedures for suspension and dismissal; providing for appeal, compensation, salary reduction, non-renewal of contract, reduction of the number of teachers employed by a school system; providing that if any provision of this Act shall be held unconstitutional or void it shall not affect the other provisions of the Act.
HB 133 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to repeal the Act which created an Industrial Revolving Fund of the Texas Prison System.
HB 237 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to appropriating moneys out of the General Revenue Fund, not otherwise appropriated to the Veterans Affairs Commission for the purpose of paying per diem to the five (5) Members of the Commission for the biennium 1948-1949.
HB 279 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to providing Workmen's Compensation Insurance for members of the Texas National Guard and employees of the Adjutant General's Department; declaring the provisions of this Act to be severable; providing for an appropriation; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict.
HB 310 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of assistant county attorneys in counties having a population of fifty thousand, nine hundred (50,900) and not more than sixty thousand (60,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, in counties where there is not a district attorney and in counties where the county attorney also performs the duties of district attorney; providing for their compensation; providing that this Act is cumulative.
HB 355 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing a minimum Foundation School Program for nine (9) full months of the school year for each child of school age in the public free schools of Texas and establishing the eligibility requirement for grants from the Foundation School Fund applicable to all Texas public school districts in connection therewith; defining what constitutes as a false swearing in relations to this Act; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act and providing a savings clause.
HB 356 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the transfer of certain funds to the Foundation School Fund created herein; repealing conflicting laws or parts of laws; containing a saving clause.
HB 535 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the exemption of the payment of tuition and other fees to State-owned educational institutions of collegiate rank for high school graduates of the State Orphanages; providing a savings clause.
HB 552 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing a closed season on wild deer in Navarro County until the year 1952; prescribing a penalty.
HB 628 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to providing for the execution of an agreement by the State of Texas to enter into a compact with any of the United States for mutual helpfulness in relation to persons convicted of crime or offenses, who may be on probation or parole.
HB 629 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to secure the attendance of witnesses from without the State in criminal proceedings.
HB 630 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State of Texas to enter into a compact with any of the Unites States for mutual helpfulness in relation to the fresh pursuit of criminals across state lines.
HB 631 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to the extradition of persons charged with crime, and to make uniform the law with reference thereto; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 632 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to federal aid for the development of public airports; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 633 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to the recognition of a divorce obtained in another jurisdiction and to make uniform the law with reference thereto.
HB 634 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a "Texas Civil Protection" plan; providing a savings clause.
HB 635 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to acknowledgments of written instruments and to make uniform the law with relation thereto.
HB 636 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to provide for the creation of a Commission on Uniform State Laws, the appointment of Commissioners thereto, and making an appropriation for the same.
HB 639 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to make uniform the enforcement of foreign judgments.
HB 714 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to fix the punishment for contempt of district courts and to add a greater penalty for the violation of an injunctive order of any district court; providing a severability clause.
HB 742 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court in each county of the State and the governing body of each incorporated city in this State, to form a City-County Health Unit; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act.
HB 802 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to fixing the minimum compensation to be paid to county attorneys in all counties of this State in which counties there is no district attorney and in which counties the county attorney performs the duties of district attorneys, at a sum not less than the minimum provided by law for district attorneys; repealing all laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict only.
HB 894 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Comptroller of Public Accounts to pay into the Officers Salary Fund of Bexar, Brazos, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Eastland, Ellis, Falls, Fannin, Freestone, Galveston, Grayson, Gregg, Harris, Harrison, Hidalgo, Hill, Jefferson, Kaufman, Lamar, Limestone, McLennan, Milam, Montague, Navarro, Parker, Red River, Robertson, Rusk, Tarrant, Van Zandt, Williamson, Wichita, and Young Counties an amount equal to the difference between the sum the State was required to pay into the Officers Salary Fund of such counties and the amount actually paid into the Officers Salary Fund of said counties by the State for the period of time beginning January 1, 1936, and ending August 31, 1948; waiving any question of limitations.
HB 937 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide an increase in the eligible members of the Texas State Guard Reserve Corps; repealing all laws in conflict; providing for a saving clause.
HB 991 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, the investment and reinvestment of retirement funds by the State Board of Trustees of the Teacher's Retirement System of Texas.
51st 1st Called Session
SB 20 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriation for the Adjutant General's Department, State of Texas, for the Fiscal Year ending August 31, 1949.
50th Regular Session
HB 18 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a Board of Veterans' Affairs; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act; providing a saving clause.
HB 158 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation in the sum of Fifteen Thousand and Thirty Dollars ($15,030.00) for the end of each fiscal years ending in August 31, 1948 and August 31, 1949, to enable the State Department of Health to fulfill the provisions requiring the certification of operators of public water supplies and sewage treatment plants and to provide necessary guidance for the operators of said water supplied and sewage treatment plants in qualifying themselves for certification, and authorizing the employment of personnel and to make certain expenditures.
HB 350 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, increasing the mortuary warrant issued for the expenses incurred during the last illness and the burial of Confederate pensioners.
HB 403 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O.
Caption: Relating to the avoidance and settlement of labor disputes and the promotion of industrial peace; creating the office of Labor Conciliator; providing for the repeal of all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act; providing for a saving clause and severability clause.
HB 610 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating an optional system for the construction and maintenance of county roads and for the expenditure of the County Road and Bridge Fund; containing a severability clause.
HB 637 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing additional elections in counties containing county-wide junior colleges; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 768 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the support of the Council of State Governments for a two-year period.
HB 834 Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining a second-hand dealer, providing for the keeping of records by second-hand dealers, providing for necessary contents of such records, prescribing certain duties for such second-hand dealers, providing for a penalty thereon.