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Legislation authored by Phillip L. Willis

Includes legislation with Phillip L. Willis as the primary author for the 34th through 51st 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.

51st Regular Session
HB 91 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes so as to enhance the punishment for stream pollution.
HB 124 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article relative to the assignment and allocation of the control, management, direction and administration of the affairs, property and business of all State Schools, hospitals, asylums and institutions for schooling, training, care and benefit of persons afflicted with physical or mental disability or other, which are now classed as Eleemosynary Institutions, etc.
HB 247 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, concerning the pollution of any waters of this State and to the disposal of savage and industrial wastes, crude petroleum, oil and other substances of like nature and other wastes; providing this Act shall be severable.
HB 438 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to providing that all public officers of the State, Counties, cities, and school districts who are required by law to publish legal notices or financial statements, who shall fail, refuse or neglect to make such publications, shall be guilty of non-feasance of office and subject to forfeiture of salary for the month in which such failure occurs; and providing for the removal from office of such persons, upon willful continuance of such neglect of duty.
HB 516 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to exempt elected County officials who are members of the legal profession from being appointed to defend criminals in all Courts of this State; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 570 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to authorizing transfer of title by State Board of Control to a certain tract of land in the City of Terrell, for the benefit of Terrell State Hospital.
HB 671 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to providing for the disposition of fees collected by members of the administrative and teaching staffs of tax supported colleges and universities of the State of Texas; providing a savings clause; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 954 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Kaufman County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the calamitous overflows and floods of the Trinity River which has caused great destruction to levees and property.
HJR 7 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas amending Article III, Section 51a, providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to bona fide citizens of the United States and residents of the State of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, needy blind persons over the age of sixteen (16) years; providing for the necessary election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
HJR 24 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide for the establishment and creation of cemetery care of cemeteries; providing for the necessary election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
50th Regular Session
HB 104 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it a misdemeanor for all operators of motor vehicles driven upon the public highways of this State at night to fail to dim the lights of such motor vehicle within a distance of one hundred (100) yards of an approaching vehicle from the front; providing a penalty; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act.
HB 351 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to providing for local boards to be appointed as managers for each State Hospital for the Insane and the State Training School at Gatesville and prescribing their qualifications and duties.
HB 730 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that no candidate's name for nomination at primary elections for county or precinct office shall be placed upon the ballot unless he has paid the expense for holding such primary elections, and also the expense as fixed by law for the nomination of candidates for such offices; amending and repealing certain Articles relating to assessing and fixing such expense; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 786 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the sterilization of feebleminded inmates of State Institutions; creating a Board of Eugenics; providing a saving clause.
HB 823 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to making it lawful to hunt game birds seven days per week in season in Kaufman and Smith Counties, Texas; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
HB 824 Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to fish for, take, catch, or attempt to catch any fish in the fresh waters of Kaufman County, by certain means; providing a penalty for violation of the provisions of this Act; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.