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Legislation authored by John Edward Morrison

Includes legislation with John Edward Morrison as the primary author for the 51st through 52nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

52nd Regular Session
HB 45 Caption: Relating to amending Statutes which define the term "waste" as applied to natural gas; providing that all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are repealed.
HB 99 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing that the Railroad Commission of Texas shall prorate and regulate daily production of natural gas to prevent waste and adjust correlative rights; designating when the Commission shall so prorate and regulate; providing that the Commission shall determine the status of gas production and shall allocate the allowable among the wells in the pools, reservoirs and zones in the State, excepting casinghead gas; specifying certain factors to be considered by the Commission in determining daily allowables.
HB 137 Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to take or kill wild deer in the Counties of Hardeman, Wilbarger, Foard, King and Knox, of Texas, for a period of five (5) years; prescribing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 276 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts fixing fees of resident students registering in State-supported institutions of collegiate rank.
HB 493 Caption: Relating to providing for a processing tax of one cent per gallon on all combustible condensates, such as refined gasoline, naptha, casinghead gasoline, natural gasoline, drip gasoline, and all other combustible condensates of crude petroleum, natural gas, or any other product by any method of refining, manufacturing, processing, separating, extracting, compounding, blending, or storing whether manufactured within or without this State; providing for penalties for failing to remit tax.
HB 712 Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to transport minnows of any and all species outside of the counties wherein such minnows are caught, seined, or taken, with certain exceptions; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
51st Regular Session
HB 76 Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Quarter Horse Commission; defining the powers and duties of said Commission; providing for Quarter Horse Associations and defining the operation, composition, organization, powers and duties of said associations; authorizing the holding of Quarter Horse meets, contests shows and speed trials, and providing for the regulation thereof; providing for the paying of certain fees to the State; prohibiting the betting at any program licenced hereunder; providing a penalty for evasions hereof; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 327 Caption: Relating to repealing a previous Act, an article of the Penal Code relating to kidnapping and abduction.
HB 389 Caption: Relating to prescribing the minimum and maximum salaries of the district clerks, county judges, judges of county courts at law, tax assessors and collectors, county attorneys, sheriffs, and county clerks and their deputies; providing that the act shall be severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 547 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, provide for the remission of tax money collected under the provisions of said Act to the Comptroller of Public Accounts and for the disposition of the balance thereof.
HB 727 Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to transport minnows of any and all species outside of the counties wherein such minnows are caught, seined, or taken; provided that this Act shall only apply to persons, firms, or corporations transporting minnows caught, seined, or taken from the waters of the Counties of Hardeman and Foard; providing prima facie evidence as to possession; repealing all laws are parts of laws in conflict; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 904 Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for purchasing fire trucks and equipment; providing that this Act shall not apply to any proceedings or bonds the validity of which has been contested in any pending suit or litigation.