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Legislation authored by Jap Lucas

Includes legislation with Jap Lucas 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
HB 202 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to bonds that may be purchased by the Board of Education for a permanent school fund.
HB 203 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Permanent School Fund to discharge the loss sustained by the Fund on the bonds of the City of Cisco, Texas.
HB 204 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the payment of the State of Texas Penitentiary Railroad Bonds of 1909 which are held by the Permanent School Fund of Texas, and for the payment of interest thereon; declaring the act to be severable.
HB 205 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Permanent School Fund to discharge the loss sustained by the Fund on the bonds of Tabasco Independent School District.
HB 414 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying certain taxes; providing revenues for various purposes; providing for the collection, disposition and allocation of revenues collected; providing for enforcement; providing penalties.
HB 884 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Henderson County for the maintenance of public roads and highways other than duly designated State highways of Henderson County.
48th Regular Session
HB 218 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to protecting female employees from discrimination in wage matters; declaring such discrimination to be against public policy and unlawful; providing a penalty for violation of the Act.
HB 551 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts providing for the allocation of funds from the General Revenue Fund to the Blind Assistance Fund and the Old Age Assistance Fund; providing for the appropriation of such funds.
47th Regular Session
HB 104 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the posting of octane number notices by retail dealers of gasoline on pumps or containers from which gasoline is delivered to consumers; providing the procedure for determining the octane rating; providing certain penalties; providing an appropriation.
HB 150 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making certain appropriations for the school year ending August 31, 1942 and ending August 31, 1943 for the purpose of promoting the equalization of educational opportunities to all children of scholastic age within the State; providing for the allotment for Salary Aid, Transportation Aid, and High School Tuition Aid; providing for expenditure of said funds by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction through the Director of Equalization in the Department of Education.
HB 315 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to making certain appropriation for the payment of the Penitentiary Railroad Bonds.
HB 327 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation out of the General Revenue Fund of a certain amount to the State Department of Public Welfare Fund and to the accumulation fund of the Teachers' Retirement System of Texas.
HB 489 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to providing that in certain counties, the provisions of a certain Article limiting the number of deputies allowable to sheriffs shall not apply, but the sheriff in any such county shall have the number of deputies allowed to him by the Commissioners Court of such county.
HB 599 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to the operation of commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers or semi-trailers, or any combination of such vehicles on the public highways of Texas; limiting the hours any person may operate any such motor vehicle; providing a penalty.
HB 600 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to requiring the State Department of Public Safety to inspect and test all commercial motor vehicles, truck-tractors, trailers and semi-trailers semi-annually; requiring immediate repair of defective equipment; providing a penalty.
HB 855 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to providing an open season for quail hunting in Henderson County for a certain period of time; providing for penalties.
HB 1028 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating "Transportation Agents", defining the terms "person", "Commission", "Transportation agent", and "license"; to require such transportation agents to have licenses, to furnish bond; providing for the issuance and cancellation of such licenses by the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing that the Railroad Commission of Texas may make reasonable rules and regulations applicable to all persons holding transportation agent's licenses; providing penalties.
HJR 32 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment granting the Legislature power to pass local laws by population brackets regulating the affairs of counties, cities, towns, school districts, and other political subdivisions, such laws to become effect if ratified within ninety (90) days after passage.
47th 1st Called Session
HB 24 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to hunt or kill quail outside of the county of his residence on the private lands of another person except on certain days; providing a penalty.
45th Regular Session
HB 280 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to authorizing, empowering, and directing the Board of County and District Road Indebtedness, to make allowance to Henderson County, Texas, as a credit upon its outstanding road indebtedness of the amount of Sixty Thousand, Six Hundred and Sixty-nine Dollars and fifty-six cents ($60,669.56) and to increase the State Aid effective as of January 1, 1933, to Henderson County, Texas, to make payment of such allowance.
HB 298 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to requiring any person using any trap or similar device to take any of the birds or animals of this State, upon the private lands of another person in Henderson County, to first obtain and have in his possession a written permit; providing a suitable penalty for violation of any provisions of this Act.
HB 299 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to requiring a special quail licensing costing Fifteen ($15.00) Dollars of any person over seventeen (17) years of age who hunts quail outside the county of his residence; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 324 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to requiring any person hunting any quail outside of the county of his residence upon the private lands of another person in Henderson County, to first obtain and have in his possession a written permit; providing a suitable penalty for violation of any provision of this Act.
HB 600 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating the sum of One Million and Eighty Thousand Dollars ($1,080,000) as a supplement to the funds appropriated under the provisions of the Rural Aid Appropriation Act.
HB 658 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing any school district in Texas to obtain a refund of motor fuel taxes paid by it in operating exclusively owned motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers over the highways of this State in the exclusive service of such school district, as provided in certain statute, and making this Act applicable hereto.
HB 844 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to providing relief for the Brownsboro Independent School District, of Henderson County, Texas, in replacing furniture and other fixtures destroyed by a disastrous fire on February 5, 1936.
HB 927 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to making certain emergency appropriations out of the General Fund of the State of Texas, not otherwise appropriated, for certain schools and school districts.
45th 1st Called Session
HB 29 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to fixing the maximum rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all independent school districts which include within their limits a city or town which according the last Federal Census had a city or town which according to the last Federal Census had a population of not fewer than four hundred and thirty (430) and not more than four hundred and thirty-two (432) inhabitants, and in counties having not less than thirty thousand four hundred (30,400) nor more than thirty thousand six hundred (30,600) inhabitants, according to the last Federal Census, whether organized under General or Special Law.
44th Regular Session
HB 78 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds of the State of Texas not otherwise appropriated, for the printing of the constitutional amendment proposed and amended by House Joint Resolution No. 13, of the Forty-fourth Legislature, and for the purpose of defraying all the expenses necessary in submitting same to a vote of the people, and directing the secretary of State to pay out the moneys appropriated herein.
HB 79 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds of the State of Texas not otherwise appropriated, for the printing of the constitutional amendment proposed and submitted by House Joint Resolution No. 12, of the Forty-fourth Legislature, and for the purpose of defraying all the expenses necessary in submitting same to a vote of the people, and directing the Secretary of State to pay out the moneys appropriated herein.
HB 611 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to creating a Board of Parole and Pardons; providing for their appointment, their term of office, their duties and their compensation.
HB 974 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for relief for the Independence Common School District of Henderson and Kaufman Counties, Texas, in order to aid said district in rebuilding its properties and equipping its school which was destroyed by fire on March 4, 1935.
HJR 12 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 20, Article XVI, of the Constitution of Texas, providing that the manufacture, sale, barter, or exchange of intoxicating liquors shall not be unlawful.
HJR 13 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 20, Article XVI, of the Constitution of Texas, providing that the manufacture, sale, barter, or exchange of intoxicating liquors shall not be unlawful.
HJR 14 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution changing the rate of interest and changing the rate of interest where no rate is agreed upon.
HJR 36 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article II of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for the recall of public officials and the submission of such amendment to the voters, the proclamation and publication thereof and making appropriation therefor.
HJR 47 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 52 of Article III of the Constitution of Texas, providing the Legislature may provide by law for the levying and collecting of taxes, other than ad valorem taxes, by counties and cities of the State for furnishing relief to unemployable citizens of the State, and providing that the Legislature is authorized to make grants of public moneys other than those collected by ad valorem taxes, to counties and cities by aiding in furnishing relief to unemployable citizens of the State.
HJR 51 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 51 of Article III of the Constitution of Texas, providing the Legislature may provide by law for an unemployment insurance system.
HJR 52 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 51 of Article III of the Constitution of Texas, providing the Legislature may provide by law for the care of dependent children.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 41 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap"
Caption: Relating to requiring a special quail license costing Fifteen ($15.00) Dollars of any person over seventeen (17) years of age who hunts quail outside the county of his residence; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 104 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining certain terms relating to the transportation of goods, wares, merchandise and property in trucks over the highways of this State.
HB 148 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the State Tuberculosis Sanitorium at Sanitorium, Texas, for the purpose of constructing additional buildings, equipping same including utility connections, and the construction of tunnels from the present buildings to the new hospital units.
44th 2nd Called Session
HB 76 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating $5,000,000.00 out of the General Revenue Fund of the State Treasury into the Old Age Assistance Fund in the State treasury for the purpose of paying old age assistance as provided for; fixing the effective date of this Act.
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 6 Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation and transfer of the sum of Three Million ($3,000,000.00) Dollars from the State Highway Fund into the Texas Old Age Assistance Fund, and authorizing the proper officials to make such transfer, and making an appropriation and transfer of Three Million ($3,000,000.00) Dollars from the General Fund to the State Highway Fund for the purpose of reimbursing said fund, and authorizing the State Treasurer and other Officers of the State to take such action as necessary to effectuate such transfer.