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Legislation authored by Jerome Blake Timmons

Includes legislation with Jerome Blake Timmons as the primary author for the 50th through 51st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

51st Regular Session
HB 63 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the purpose of the retirement of bonds issued under authority of Senate Bill No. 39, Acts of the 50th Legislature, 1947; providing the conditions under which said bonds shall be retired; authorizing the Highway Department to maintain certain roads.
HB 178 Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to West Texas State College at Canyon, Texas, and the Texas Technological College, at Lubbock, Texas, out of any money in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, designating the purpose for which said funds are to be used.
HB 250 Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Randall and Potter Counties, Texas.
HB 251 Caption: Relating to authorizing the District Attorney of the 47th Judicial District to appoint two Assistant District Attorneys and one Stenographer; prescribing their qualifications; fixing their salaries to be paid out of the General Revenue Fund; and prescribing the manner of their appointment and renewal.
HB 252 Caption: Relating to empower county commissioners courts to regulate, license or prohibit, outside the corporate limits of cities and towns, all kinds of public exhibitions of shows and displays for price, gain or reward; prohibiting unlicensed shows or displays; providing misdemeanor penalties for violations.
HB 253 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Courts in counties having a population of a certain size according to the last preceding Federal Census to pay regular deputies, clerks and assistants not to exceed Three Thousand, Six Hundred ($3,600) Dollars per year, and chief deputies, clerks and assistants who have had at least two years experience in county affairs not to exceed Three Thousand, Nine Hundred ($3,900) Dollars per year; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 359 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the Panhandle Water Conservation Authority; designating who shall have authority to execute vouchers under the direction and with the consent of Directors of said Authority; limiting the purposes for which the money may be spent.
HB 407 Caption: Relating to changing the name of West Texas State Teachers College at Canyon, Texas, to West Texas State College at Canyon, Texas.
HB 425 Caption: Relating to declare the public policy respecting labor management relations; defining terms; regulating employer-employee relations in public utilities; requiring good faith bargaining; creating a Division of Conciliation within the Bureau of Labor Statistics; setting forth unfair labor practices of employers, employees, and labor organizations; providing for the appealing of previous Acts; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 708 Caption: Relating to authorize State Teachers Colleges and other Institutions of Higher Learning to own, acquire, construct, and operate airports, and accept federal aid and money for said purpose, and enter into sponsor's assurance agreements with the federal government, and operate airports separately or in co-operation with a city, county, State or Federal government, without expense to or liability against the State.
HB 833 Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statues of the state of Texas, providing for a preferential primary for President and Vice President of the United States, and direct primary nomination of party political electors, and the election of delegates to the National Convention of the respective political parties of this State.
HB 897 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to authorize the Board of Education of any Junior College District to have its taxes assessed and collected or collected only, by the city assessor and collector of an incorporated city or town in the limits of which the Junior College District, or a part thereof, is located.
HB 946 Caption: Relating to declaring the tornado and winds occurring in Amarillo, Texas and in Potter County and Randall County constituted a great public calamity.
50th Regular Session
HB 108 Caption: Relating to authorizing Texas State Parks Board to renew and extend outstanding indebtedness secured by Deeds of Trust and Vendor's Lien on properties comprising Palo Duro Canyon State Park; providing that the provisions of this Act are separable.
HB 161 Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale, offering or exposing for sale of fireworks; defining fireworks and to regulate the manner of using fireworks; to provide penalties for the violation of the provisions of the Act.
HB 462 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide for estimates of income to the Available School Fund by the State Comptroller; providing for the setting of the per capita apportionment annually by the State Board of Education; providing for the distribution annually of funds accruing to the Available School Fund.
HB 748 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to execute contracts committing the oil and gas interests of the State to lawful agreements with the approval of the School Land Board if the oil and gas interests are set apart for Permanent Free School Fund and the several asylum funds, and of the board, agent, agency or authority of the state vested with authority to lease or approve the leasing of lands for oil and gas in other lands or areas; authorizing administrators, executors, guardians, or other fiduciaries administering estates under the control and jurisdiction of the County Courts to execute contracts committing to lawful agreements the oil and gas interests of the estates with the approval of the County Courts; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 766 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, by removing the ten-year limitations on delinquent tax suits by school and road districts.