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Legislation authored by Rufus Lee Templeton

Includes legislation with Rufus Lee Templeton as the primary author for the 34th through 35th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.
Please note author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

35th Regular Session
HB 143 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to creating the Western Insane Asylum.
HB 342 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to provisions of law constituting trustees of school districts.
HB 343 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the maintenance and operation of pool halls; prescribing penalties.
HB 344 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to the payment of county commissioners.
HB 358 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to establishing and incorporating the Pampa Independent School District with certain boundaries, including the town of Pampa, Gray county.
HB 539 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to creating and incorporating the Lipscomb Independent School District in Lipscomb county, Texas.
HB 639 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to permitting the paying of the members of the commissioners' court in Wheeler County, Texas, $4.00 per day for services.
HB 640 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to creating the Wheeler Independent School District.
HB 748 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to creating the Kelton Independent School District in Wheeler county, Texas.
HB 749 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the commissioners court of Donley county.
HB 827 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to the creation of Lelia Lake Independent School District in Donley County.
HJR 11 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Proposing an relating to providing for a constitutional convention.
HJR 19 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Proposing an amendment relating to the granting of pensions to Confederate veterans and their widows.
HJR 24 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Proposing an amendment amending constitutional provisions relating to homesteads; appropriating funds.
HJR 25 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Proposing an amendment increasing the salary of the Governor.
35th 2nd Called Session
HB 9 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Alanreed Independent School District in Gray County, Texas.
35th 3rd Called Session
HB 55 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to preventing the growth and spread of the Russian thistle.
35th 4th Called Session
HB 3 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors nearer than ten miles to any camp where the United States are training soldiers; providing a penalty.
HB 4 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors in the state of Texas; providing a penalty.
HB 5 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors without first securing a license; providing a penalty.
HB 6 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors to any person engaged, enlisted or employed in the military or naval forces; providing a penalty.
HB 7 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to preventing the meeting of any person in military or naval service with a lewd woman for illicit relations; providing a penalty.
HB 44 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the manufacture of Spirituous, Vinous or Malt Liquors capable of producing intoxication for sale, except for medicinal, sacramental, mechanical and scientific purposes; prescribing a penalty.
HB 65 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to creating the Follett Independent School District of Lipscomb County.
HJR 3 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Ratifying the recent constitutional amendment prohibiting the sale and manufacture of intoxicating liquors within the United States.
34th Regular Session
HB 47 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the licensing of optometrists.
HB 55 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing an industrial home for the adult blind.
HB 75 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to establishing a branch of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and make appropriations therefor.
HB 78 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to apportioning the State into Senatorial Districts and designating returning officers.
HB 83 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment and maintenance of a State Training School and Home for the feeble-minded of Texas; making an appropriation.
HB 128 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to requiring school attendance of children between the ages of seven and sixteen years.
HB 129 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to a system of State, county and city depositories for State, county and city funds, and defining the duties of the State Treasurer as to the acceptance of State, county, municipal, independent school district, common school district and road improvement district bonds as collateral security for deposits made in the State depositories; prescribing the terms and conditions of such bonds, authorizing recoveries thereon, and defining certain duties of the State Treasurer and the Attorney General with reference thereto.
HB 131 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to providing that all persons who appear before the Legislature or in its committees in the interest of or against legislation shall file a statement giving their names, addresses and the parties for whom they appear.
HB 150 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws referencing the mode of preventing animals running at large in counties so as to include Collingsworth County.
HB 199 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to declare what counties shall compose the Forty-sixth Judicial District.
HB 304 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to increasing the jurisdiction of the County Court of Hemphill County and the County Court of Wheeler County.
HB 658 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to the incorporation of the Clarendon Independent School District.
HJR 8 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to calling for a constitutional convention.
HJR 26 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the levy of an additional school tax by counties and school districts.
33rd Regular Session
HB 107 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the scholastic age of children and the manner of taking the scholastic census.
HB 160 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to providing a penalty for any minor under the age of twenty-one years, to enter and remain in any business wherein intoxicating liquors are sold without the written consent of the parents or guardian.
HB 161 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to making any divorced person who shall re-marry within one year, guilty of a misdemeanor; providing penalties.
HB 224 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to the per diem pay of county commissioners.
HB 249 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that a conviction of a lower offence than for which a defendant may be prosecuted is not an acquittal of the higher offence.
HB 260 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to amending an act and denouncing the offense of playing cards in a public place.
HB 299 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to prescribing the proceedings in cases of lunacy.
HB 313 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to establishing an industrial home for the adult blind.
HB 381 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to apportioning the state into senatorial districts, designating returning officers.
HB 459 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing qualified voters to determine by an election whether pool halls shall be prohibited, providing the manner of holding elections, defining the terms, and providing a penalty.
HB 512 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes so as to omit the words "forty-sixth."
HB 571 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an occupation tax from running or conducting pool or billiard tables, in a public place or for profit.
HB 584 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation to be paid to the official Stenographers for District Courts of the State.
HB 823 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to the filing in the General Land Office of chains of title to portions of the sold public free school lands, university and asylum lands.
HB 827 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to amending statutes, with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in counties named, so as to include Ochiltree, Moore, Sherman, Hansford, Henderson, Cameron, Hartley, Dallam, Concho, Pecos, Reeves, Wharton, Gonzales, Kerr, Kendall, Haskell, Young, Cottle, Hardeman and Hall counties.
HB 829 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to authorizing Hemphill County, to lay-out, construct and maintain roads and bridges and exempting said county from the limitation contained in Article 613, Title 18, Chapter 1, Revised Civil Statutes of 1911.
HB 853 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the Forty-sixth and the Forty-seventh Judicial Districts and creating the Seventy-sixth Judicial District.
33rd 1st Called Session
HB 7 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to prescribing the manner of electing United States Senators.
HB 80 Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee
Caption: Relating to apportioning the State into Senatorial Districts, designating returning officers.