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Legislation authored by James Bell Pattison

Includes legislation with James Bell Pattison 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
HB 313 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to providing a closed season on wild turkey in Fort Bend County for a period of five (5) years; prescribing a penalty.
HB 408 Author: Pattison, James B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by requiring publication (or posting) by the Board of Trustees of Independent School Districts of the itemized report of receipts and disbursements of the school funds for the preceding school year, and payment of costs therefor.
HB 503 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts to provide that State general ad valorem tax moneys collected in excess of the amount donated and granted, and the amount of State general ad valorem tax granted and collected in excess of the amount needed to pay off and fully discharge all legal obligations shall be retained by the county or subdivision from which the tax was collected; making funds retained a trust fund and providing punishment for misapplication thereof.
HB 655 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing a procedure for forfeiture of charters of corporations having no assets and owing delinquent franchise taxes without judicial proceedings.
HB 675 Author: Pattison, James B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to slaughter any horse in this State without first registering with the State Health Department; prescribing registration fees; requiring the denaturization of horse meat; prescribing the denaturant and the amount thereof to be used in certain instances; authorizing the promulgation of certain rules and regulations by the State Health Department.
51st Regular Session
HB 429 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to the Sugar Land Independent School District in Fort Bend County.
HB 434 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to appropriating $960,000.00 to the Board of Control for the use of various eleemosynary institutions during the balance of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1949, for food, medicine, clothing, and other contingent items.
HB 541 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts of Counties having a population of less than Thirteen Thousand (13,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census, in which the counties the Commissioners Courts have authorized or may authorize Justices of the Peace and Constables to be compensated on a salary basis, to fix the salaries to be paid to such Justices of the Peace and Constables; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 583 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale of approximately 50 acres of land dedicated to the Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College of Texas, a part of which is situated in the Sol Smith 320 acre survey and a part situated in the Jno. Laws 640 acre survey all of which is in Waller County, Texas.
HB 823 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the duties of the State Automatic Tax Board with reference to levying the State ad valorem tax for general revenue purpose with Section 1-A Article VIII of the Constitution, as adopted November 2, 1948, becomes effective; declaring such funds to be trust funds and prescribing a penalty for misapplication; defining legislative purpose in enacting said Act.
HB 859 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to creating Fort Bend County Drainage District for the purpose of reclamation and drainage of lands; containing a savings clause.
HB 911 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing the formation of private corporations for the purpose of constructing, purchasing, maintaining, owning and operating certain machinery and equipment pertaining to the drying and dehydrating of agricultural commodities.
51st 1st Called Session
HB 66 Author: Pattison, James B.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to annexation by rural high school districts and consolidated independent school districts.