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Legislation authored by Carl Edmund Nicholson

Includes legislation with Carl Edmund Nicholson as the primary author for the 34th through 49th 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.

49th Regular Session
HB 397 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to prescribing the time for work, the method and manner of compensation, under certain circumstances and conditions and providing the minimum monthly wage scale for all firemen and policemen in cities of more than forty thousand (40,000) inhabitants; providing the penalty for violation of this Act; repealing all laws and/or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 410 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts granting eight-ninths of State ad valorem taxes to City of Port Arthur; providing a penalty for misapplication.
HB 442 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to prescribing the maximum days that firemen or policemen can be required to work in cities over 25,000; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 855 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for compensation of county attorneys and their assistants and employees in counties having a population of more than one hundred and ninety thousand (190,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, general or special, where there is no resident district attorney or criminal district attorney.
48th Regular Session
HB 142 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for erecting a monument in memory of Captain William M. Logan, in Liberty, Texas, instead of in Old Allen Cemetery in Houston, Texas, and making an appropriation of Four Hundred Dollars ($400) therefor, and providing for the right of acceptance of private donations.
HB 310 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts aiding the City of Port Arthur by the remission of ad valorem taxes, etc.
HB 446 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment of salaries to certain county officers in all counties in this State having a population of not less than one hundred and forty thousand (140,000) nor more than two hundred and twenty thousand (220,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census or any future Federal Census; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
HB 727 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing necessary drainage in connection therewith.
47th Regular Session
HB 22 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for use and benefit of the Lower Neches Valley Authority; designating who may sign warrants; providing for repayment to the State.
HB 23 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Four Hundred Dollars ($400) for the purpose of removing the remains of Captain William M. Logan, and/or erecting a monument at the grave of said Texas patriot.
HB 200 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating the organization and creation of all junior college districts and union junior college districts created under certain acts.
HB 721 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to fixing limitations on revocations, countermands of payments, and stop payment orders relating to the payment of any check or draft against bank accounts.
HB 1003 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article providing that in certain counties the County Treasurer, for acting as treasurer of a navigation district, shall receive certain compensation for his services.
46th Regular Session
HB 390 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating fishing and the taking of shrimp in coastal waters; enacting prohibition and penalties in connection therewith.
HB 391 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Acts regulating the taking of fish and shrimp in the tidal waters of this State; fixing a penalty.
HB 392 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the Counties of Mason, Menard, Kerr, Schleicher, Crockett, Sutton, Kimble, Real, Edwards, Blanco, Llano, Kendall, Gillespie, El Paso, Hudspeth, Culberson, Val Verde, Kinney, Maverick, Terrell, Brewster, Harris, and Jefferson; requiring a Resident Hunting License of any resident citizen of this State hunting in said Counties, with certain exemptions; providing a suitable penalties for violation of any provision of this Act.
HB 637 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act defining the word "trapper" and providing fees for licenses to engage in the taking of fur-bearing animals, etc.
HB 819 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act exempting certain trucks from the requirement of registration.
HB 828 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for use and benefit of the Lower Neches Valley Authority; designating who sign warrants.
HB 924 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act with reference to term of office of the Judge of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law.
HB 934 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to providing for the consolidation of corporations organized under Subdivision 81 of Article 1302 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas of 1925, or any amendment thereof.
45th Regular Session
HB 83 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the sale of liquor and beer in cities and towns so as to extend the provisions thereof to authorize such cities and towns to divide into certain defined districts where liquors and beer may be sold, and providing for certain other districts in which the sale of such liquors and beer may be prohibited.
HB 499 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the sale of beer and liquor in certain districts by extending the provisions thereof to authorize cities to prohibit by their charters, the sale of liquors and beer in their residence sections, or any other part thereof and that same shall be valid and remain in force and effect until such time as the charter provisions may be repealed or amended; providing a penalty against all persons who shall sell liquors or beer in districts in cities in which the same has been prohibited.
HB 516 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to providing that no person engaged in the retail selling of beer as a principal business, which said beer may be consumed upon the premises of sale, shall offer for sale or sell such beer between certain hours.
HB 716 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing County Treasurers in counties having a population of not less than one hundred and twenty-five thousand (125,000) nor more than one hundred and seventy-five thousand (175,000) inhabitants, according to the last Federal Census and containing two (2) cities of more than forty thousand (40,000) inhabitants according to the last Federal Census, to be paid in addition to all other compensation, a salary of not to exceed Six Hundred Dollars ($600) per year, to be fixed and determined by the Commissioners Court of such county for acting as custodian of the funds of Road District or Road Districts in such counties.
HB 970 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to compensation of County Purchasing Agents in certain counties.
HB 982 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to increasing primary election filing fees for legislative candidates in six largest counties, to $150 in Dallas, Harris and Bexar, $50 in Tarrant, El Paso and Jefferson.
44th Regular Session
HB 608 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to salary to be paid the Deputy Clerk of County Court of Law of Jefferson County.
HB 750 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to chattel mortgage, by exempting Farm products when offered for sale by the producer from the operation of said statute.
HB 809 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute making it unlawful to make use of dogs when hunting deer by permitting an exception, as defined, for Jefferson County.
HB 853 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statute relating to taxation on the Nurserymen of the State of Texas.
HB 893 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of Deputy District Clerks in certain counties.
HB 985 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing fees and salary of the Official Shorthand Reporter of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law, Jefferson County, Texas, and providing the manner of payment.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 2 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation and control of the manufacture of and traffic in alcoholic beverages; defining certain offenses and the prescribed punishment thereof.
43rd Regular Session
HB 487 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to regulating liens for water rates so as to hereafter limit the statutory lien on crops to secure water rates for irrigation to one-third of the crop.
HB 772 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating all proceedings and acts of the Commissioners Courts of such counties in elections held for the purpose of authorizing bonds to erect an office building and/or jail; validating all bonds, voted, authorized, and/or issued, validating all tax levies made in behalf of such bond issuances.
HB 840 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating and legalizing the authorization of bonds issued by or on behalf of any county, city, district, or political subdivision of this State for the construction of sea walls.
HJR 27 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1-a, of Article VIII, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, exempting three thousand ($3,000) of the assessed taxable value of all residence homesteads, as now defined by law, from all State purposes, excepting that portion of the State ad valorem taxes remitted within certain counties and political subdivisions now receiving a remission of such taxes, until the expiration of such remission period.
HJR 34 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding thereto another section, Section 16-a, providing for the offices of tax collector and assessor of taxes in counties having a population of more than one hundred and twenty-five thousand inhabitants.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 28 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the election of a Special Judge of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law.
HB 72 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing navigation districts without the voting of bonds or levying of taxes to acquire, purchase, take over, construct, enlarge, extend, repair, maintain, operate, or develop all facilities or aids incident to or necessary toward the operation or development of ports or waterways within such districts, and to borrow money therefrom from the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, or other department or agency of the United States Government, and to mortgage and encumber any part or all of such properties.
HB 73 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale by the State to the City of Port Arthur, Texas, a municipal corporation, and its assigns, a certain tract or area of land situated in Jefferson County, Texas, same being submerged lands constituting a part of the bed of Sabine Lake, retaining to the State all minerals therein.
HB 74 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the "Lower Neces Valley Authority," a conservation and reclamation district under and with the powers provided in Section 59, of Article XVI, of the Constitution, to conserve, control, and utilize storm and flood waters of the Neches River and its tributaries, except said district shall have no power of taxation nor right to create any debt payable out of taxation.
HB 127 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the maximum compensation of Assistant County Attorneys in all counties in this State having a population of one hundred thousand and one (100,001) inhabitants, and not more than one hundred and fifty thousand (150,000) inhabitants, and containing two cities of fifty thousand (50,000) population or more; providing for the compensation of Assistant County Attorneys in such counties; providing that this Act shall become effective on and after January 1, 1934.
HB 133 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to vesting in the United States Government fee simple title to 20.8 acres of land in Jefferson County, Texas, more fully described herein.
HB 145 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the compensation of jailers and/or turnkeys in all counties in the State having a population of one hundred thousand and one (100,001) inhabitants and not more than one hundred and fifty thousand (150,000) inhabitants, and containing two cities of fifty thousand (50,000) population or more each according to the last preceding Federal Census.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 73 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the maximum compensation of Assistant County Attorneys and other employees of the County Attorney in certain counties in the State; providing that this Act shall become effective from and after its passage.
43rd 3rd Called Session
HB 45 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating all concurrent resolutions adopted at previous sessions of the Legislature granting to persons, firms and corporations permission to sue the State through any of its courts upon claims against the State, providing that nothing herein shall operated to create any cause of action against the State.
HB 104 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district by the name of the "Lower Neches Valley Authority," requiring submission by said district preliminary to issuing any obligations and of the proceedings authorizing the issuance of such obligations, when so approved, to be registered by the Comptroller of the State of Texas.
43rd 4th Called Session
HB 47 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the Lower Neches Valley Authority.
42nd Regular Session
HB 795 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for sheriff's deputies in certain counties.
HB 796 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment and compensation of first assistants, heads of departments, other assistants, stenographers, clerks, and investigators, in the office of the County Attorney in certain counties.
HB 819 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to granting to the City of Port Arthur, Texas, all rights, title and interest of the State of Texas to certain land lying and being situated in and under the waters of Lake Sabine.
HB 884 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties having a city or cities other than county seats with their boundaries, having a population of twenty thousand (20,000) and over, to provide, maintain, and repair office buildings and/or jails in said cities.
HB 1044 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relative to providing for the granting of certain easements to the United States Government in a portion of the present and former bed of Sabine Lake in and adjacent to the Port Arthur Canal and Sabine-Neches Canal.
42nd 1st Called Session
HB 51 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating and legalizing the authorization of bonds issued by or on behalf of any county, city, district, or political subdivision of this State for the construction of seawalls.
41st Regular Session
HB 411 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws with reference to Workmen's Compensation Law by omitting therefrom the words "farm laborers."
HB 620 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to authorizing H.L. McKee, his heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, to construct, maintain and operate a bridge across Lake Sabine at or near Port Arthur, Texas
41st 2nd Called Session
HB 58 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing H.L. McKee to construct, maintain and operate a toll bridge across Lake Sabine at or near Port Arthur, Texas between Texas and Louisiana.
41st 5th Called Session
HB 66 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale by the State to H.L. McKee, his heirs and assigns, a certain tract or area of land situated in Jefferson County, Texas, same being submerged lands constituting a part of the bed of Sabine Lake, retaining to the State all minerals therein.
40th Regular Session
HB 243 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting injury to Holly or Yaupon trees, shrubs or branches thereof by any person on land not his own; and prohibiting the purchase or sale of such trees; providing a penalty.
HB 528 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Jefferson County, Texas, to purchase automobiles for use of the Commissioners when acting as road supervisors under appropriate regulations of said Court.
HB 620 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that no money or benefits to be paid or rendered on a weekly, monthly, or other periodic installment basis to the insured or any beneficiary under any policy of insurance issued by a life, health or accident insurance company shall be liable to execution, attachment, garnishment or other process to pay any debt or liability of the insured or any beneficiary.
HB 642 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing for each of the incorporated cities of this state, having a certain population, a court with jurisdiction co-extensive with the territorial limits of such city concurrent with the county courts.
40th 1st Called Session
HB 14 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Regulating to authorizing the voting and issuance of County Road Bonds without purchasing the roads of any Road District in such county, or compensating any such Road District therefor, and without voting or issuing bonds in exchange for such outstanding Road District bonds.
39th Regular Session
HB 5 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to creating and incorporating Common School District No. 16, of Jefferson County, Texas.
HB 25 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to creating and incorporating Common School District No. 16, of Jefferson County, Texas; defining and determining the boundaries of said school district; prescribing the manner of changing and modifying the boundaries of said school district; conferring upon said school district, except as otherwise provided in this act, all the rights, powers, privileges and duties as are conferred and imposed by the general laws of this State upon common school districts; providing for a board of district trustees and prescribing the qualifications for members thereof; providing that in case any clause, section or sections of this act shall be held by the courts to be ineffective or unconstitutional, such decision by the courts shall not affect or invalidate the remaining sections and provisions of this act.
HB 26 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to determining and fixing the annual salary of the County Superintendent of Public Instruction of Jefferson County, Texas; providing for the payment of said salary; providing for the payment of office and traveling expenses.
HB 91 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of a commission on Uniform State Laws, the appointment of commissioners thereto, and the payment of the expenses of such commissioners and contribution to the support of the Natural Conference of Commissioner on Uniform State Laws.
HB 394 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the assessor of taxes and collector of taxes in counties having within their boundaries a city or cities, other than the county seat, having a population of 20,000 or more may maintain a branch office in said city or cities, with one or more deputies and providing for the payment of expenses for maintaining said offices.
HB 400 Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the appointment and compensation of deputies and assistants of certain district and county officers and fees, compensation and expenses of office of certain district and county officers, so as to provide for necessary clerical help for County Judges.