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Legislation authored by Royston Conrad Lanning

Includes legislation with Royston Conrad Lanning as the primary author for the 44th through 49th 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.

49th Regular Session
SB 5 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of Three Hundred Fifty Thousand ($350,000.00) Dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the contingent expense, and to pay the mileage and per diem of members and the per diem of officers and employees of the Regular Session of the 49th Legislature, and to pay any unpaid accounts or expenses of the 48th Legislature.
SB 68 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to appropriating Twelve Hundred Twenty-eight Dollars and Ninety Cents ($1228.90) out of any money in the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to pay the Railway Express Agency.
SB 91 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing the Comptroller to appoint and designate assistants to the bond clerk.
SB 216 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to designating the State Department of Health the state agency to make a complete survey of hospitals, hospital facilities, health centers, clinics and related public health needs within the State of Texas.
SB 249 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to amending statute relating to probate of wills.
SB 272 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to appropriating the sum of Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($3,500.00), or so much thereof as may be necessary to satisfy, according to the terms thereof, the judgment rendered against the State of Texas in favor of the Mount Olivet Cemetery Company of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, in Cause No. 25570-A, in the 96th District Court of Tarrant County, Texas, such judgment having been rendered on the 9th day of August, 1943, and not having been appealed from by the State of Texas or the Texas Highway Commission, defendants in said suit, and that said judgment is now a final judgment and the case having been fully and finally disposed of by the said 96th District Court of Tarrant County, Texas.
SB 296 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to an appropriation for the two-year period, beginning September 1, 1945, to August 31, 1947, for eleemosynary institutions.
SB 317 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making appropriations for the support and maintenance of the executive and administrative departments and agencies of the State Government for the two year period beginning September 1, 1945, and ending August 31, 1947, and for payment of other specified claims and items.
SB 318 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the Judiciary of the State of Texas for the biennium beginning September 1, 1945, and ending August 31, 1947; suspending all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 319 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to creating in the Treasury a "Child Welfare Service Fund;" providing for the transfer of the now existing accumulated balance from the "Children's Assistance Fund" to the "Child Welfare Service Fund" and appropriating same to the State Department of Public Welfare.
SB 320 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to fixing appropriations for educational institutions of higher learning, and declaring the policy thereof; containing a saving clause.
SB 324 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to the salaries of all State Officers except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges and except those Constitutional State Officers whose salaries are specifically fixed by the Constitution.
SB 326 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the College of Industrial Arts, at Denton, in Denton County, to the "Texas State College for Women."
SB 332 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making appropriation to pay deficiency appropriation granted by the Governor prior to January 1, 1945, and for which no appropriations have heretofore been made.
SB 351 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to appropriations for buildings used for non-remunerative purposes at State institutions of higher learning.
48th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of Three Hundred Fifty Thousand ($350,000) Dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the contingent expenses, and to pay the mileage and per diem of members and the per diem of officers and employees of the Regular Session of the 48th Legislature, and to pay any unpaid accounts or expenses of the 47th Legislature.
SB 2 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to requiring all officers and employees of the State, its agencies, instrumentalities, political subdivisions and municipalities, having control over the payment of any salaries or wages to public officers or employees, to comply with the provisions of the Federal Revenue Act of 1942 requiring the withholding of the five per cent (5%) Federal Victory Income Tax from wages paid public officers and employees so long as the United States of America is at war with Germany, Japan or Italy.
SB 29 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to fixing the length of the terms of the District Court and the times of holding the terms of District Court in the Counties composing the 72nd Judicial District of Texas, validating and continuing all processes issued or served before this Act takes effect, including recognizances and bonds, and making them returnable to the terms of court in said counties and district as herein fixed, to validate the summoning of grand and petit juries under the present law so as to render them available in said counties under this Act, providing for the holding and closing of any term of court in session at the time this Act takes effect.
SB 46 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to define the term "additional leave", allowing the Superintendents of State Hospitals to give additional leave to patients after a twelve month temporary absence.
SB 47 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to enable the Board of Control to invite bids on printing, binding, stationery, and supplies of like character estimated to cost less than One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars without publishing the proposed letting, and prescribing the method by which the Board of Control notifies the successful bidder of the amount of the bond or certified check required.
SB 48 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the immediate admission into the Texas Confederate Home for Men at Austin, Texas, of all eligible Confederate Veterans, and providing for the maintenance and segregation of all Confederate Veterans who are now in said Home or may be hereafter admitted.
SB 60 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to conferring upon the Board of Regents of the Texas State College for Women of Texas the power of eminent domain to acquire land for the use of the College.
SB 127 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay deficiency appropriations granted by the Governor prior to January 1, 1943, and for which no appropriations have heretofore been made.
SB 144 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for placing portions of certain special funds in the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas and especially transferring a portion of the surplus from the Operator's and Chauffeur's License fund to the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas.
SB 160 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to providing for the placing of imprint plates on all state owned postage meters.
SB 165 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by changing the time and term of holding the 16th Judicial District Court in Cooke and Denton Counties, constituting the 16th Judicial District of Texas.
SB 266 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to directing all agencies of the State Government to submit requests for rental space to the State Board of Control.
SB 309 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for a reduction in the number of Directors of the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District.
SB 330 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriations for the support, maintenance and improvement of the Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions of the State of Texas for the two-year period beginning September 1, 1943 and ending August 31, 1945.
SB 331 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the Judiciary of the State of Texas for the biennium beginning September 1, 1943, and ending August 31, 1945.
SB 332 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making appropriations for the support and maintenance of the executive and administrative departments and agencies of the State Government for the two-year period beginning September 1, 1943 and ending August 31, 1945, and for payment of other specified claims and items.
SB 333 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to fixing appropriations for educational institutions of higher learning, and declaring the policy thereof.
SB 334 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to emergency appropriation for the Adjutant General's Department.
SB 363 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to the salaries of all State officers except the salaries and other compensation of district judges and except those Constitutional State Officers whose salaries are specifically fixed by the Constitution.
SB 367 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas for the Secretary of State, for the purpose of compiling, editing, indexing, binding and distributing the current laws; suspending all laws in conflict.
47th Regular Session
SB 238 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to providing for the leasing of all islands, salt water lakes, bays, inlets, marshes, and reefs owned by the State within tidewater limits, and that portion of the Gulf of Mexico within the jurisdiction of Texas.
SB 272 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Chapter of the Revised Civil Statutes providing that no person who has been elected or appointed to an executive or administrative public office in the State shall be eligible to run for nomination or election to any other public office without first resigning from the original office.
SB 471 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay miscellaneous claims out of the General Revenue Fund, or such other funds as may be designated herein for each item, not otherwise appropriated.
SB 505 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to aiding Wise County, Texas, in the procuring of land, laying out, constructing and reconstructing public roads and highways and bridges in the various Commissioners' Precincts of said County, to aid in projects sponsored by Wise County, Texas, in cooperation with Federal Works Progress Administration or its successors; providing a penalty for misappropriation of the moneys donated.
SJR 1 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that all road-user tax revenues shall be used exclusively for road purposes under the regulations prescribed by the Legislature, excepting that one-fourth (1/4) of the net revenues derived from motor fuel taxes are allocated to the State Available School Fund.
46th Regular Session
SB 55 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure correcting law giving county attorneys one-half fees earned where convictions are had but fines and costs not paid.
SB 77 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation to State Educational Institutions, designating the purpose for which said funds are to be used.
SB 278 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the issuance of funding or refunding bonds by counties and cities; providing that the Commissioners' Court of any count or governing body of any city may pass necessary orders or ordinances for funding or refunding the whole or any part of any warrant debt of such county or city.
SB 336 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to pleadings in civil suits in District and County Courts.
45th Regular Session
HB 219 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a public school insurance fund, providing that all public schools and property therein used for public school purposes shall be insured; providing a penalty.
HB 419 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to providing that property or land sold, leased for grazing, pasturage, agricultural purposes, oil, gas, or mining by any Water control and Improvement District shall be by sealed bids and awarded to the highest bid, providing for the advertisement and method of award.
HB 673 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to providing that taxes of a rural high school district may be assessed and collected by the County Tax Assessor and Collector at the same rate of compensation as that paid by common school districts.
HB 1105 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation and protection of catching and taking of fish in Jack County; prohibiting the sale or purchase of any fish caught in any waters in Jack County; providing for a penalty.
HB 1130 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to transferring Young County from the Thirtieth to the Ninetieth Jurisdiction.
45th 2nd Called Session
HB 116 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to providing that a County Auditor may be appointed in any county having a population of not less than twenty thousand, one hundred (20,100) nor more than twenty thousand, one hundred and fifty (20,150), according to the last preceding Federal Census, and having a taxable value of less than Fifteen Million Dollars ($15,000,000), according to the last approved tax roll.
44th Regular Session
HB 454 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a public school insurance fund.
HB 898 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to permitting space in the Capitol to be used for a cigar stand.
HB 955 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to defining the word "publication," and providing the charge for such publication shall not exceed the lowest rate accorded classified advertisers.
44th 2nd Called Session
HB 131 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, or their agent or agents, to barter or to sell or offer for barer or for sale, or to buy any bass, crappie, perch or catfish, or any other fish except minnows taken from any river creek, lake, slough, bayou, tank or pond that flows or is situated within the boundary lines of Young County
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 83 Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc"
Caption: Relating to the fishing law for Young County; providing for the exception of Clear Fork of the Brazos River from the Act; describing the size of the mish of seines and the length of fish that can be taken; providing for a penalty.