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Legislation authored by Thomas Arthur DeBerry

Includes legislation with Thomas Arthur DeBerry as the primary author for the 38th through 44th 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.

44th Regular Session
SB 276 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to corporate franchise tax reports; providing for salaries and traveling expenses of tax supervisors.
SB 407 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to limiting the time within which ad valorem taxes may be collected by the State, any County, Municipality, and other defined Subdivision of the State.
SB 434 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to the Board of Insurance Commissioners of the State of Texas and the examinations made on behalf of the State by said board.
SB 447 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to providing for certificates to be issued by the collector of taxes of the State or of any political subdivision in the State showing payment of taxes, and that same shall be conclusive evidence of such payment in the absence of fraud or collusion.
SB 508 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to the sales of real estate under deeds of trust; requiring notice of such sales to be sent by registered mail to all persons having liens of record against the land to be foreclosed and providing that an affidavit made by the party sending a notice by mail shall be subject to registration and when recorded shall be prima facie evidence that the notice was sent.
SJR 6 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding to Article XVI another section, Section 61, providing for abolishing the fee method of compensating all district officers of this State and county officers in counties of this State having a population of twenty thousand (20,000) or more, and providing that all such district and county officers be paid on a salary basis, and providing that all precinct officers may be compensated on a fee basis, or on a salary basis and authorizing the Commissioners Court to determine whether certain county and precinct officers shall be paid on a fee basis or a salary basis.
44th 1st Called Session
SB 14 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to the compensation of district, and certain designated county and precinct officers and providing the method and means by which such officers shall be compensated for their services; providing that this Act shall become effective on and after January 1st, 1936.
44th 2nd Called Session
SB 5 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to the compensation of district, certain designated county and precinct officers and providing the method with means by which such officers shall be compensated for their services.
43rd Regular Session
SB 24 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to setting the minimum scholastic age at seven years.
SB 32 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to salaries of Judges of the Supreme Court, Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals, Judges of the commission of Appeals, Judges of the Commission in Aid of Judges of Court of Criminal Appeals, Judges of the several Courts of Civil Appeals, judges of the district and/or criminal district courts.
SB 107 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to rural school supervisors.
SB 129 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriations of moneys to the County and Road District Highway Fund.
SB 163 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to decreasing the salaries of county superintendents, providing for office and traveling expenses, providing for the appointment of an assistant for the county superintendent.
SB 241 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the depositing with the State Treasurer of all funds received by or belonging to State departments, institutions, schools, colleges, universities, boards, bureaus, commissions or other agencies of the State government; providing for penalties for violation of this Act and fixing the venue of prosecutions in Travis County.
SB 300 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of moneys deposited to the credit of the County and Road District Highway Fund up to September 1, 1935, for application on the payment of principal, interest and sinking fund on eligible obligations of the county and road districts of the State maturing from September 1, 1933 to September 1, 1935, making appropriation to defray expenses incident to the administration thereof.
SB 309 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to sales of real estate under deeds of trust, requiring notice of such sales to be sent by registered mail to all persons having liens of record against the land to be foreclosed and providing that an affidavit made by the party sending a notice by mail shall be subject to registration and when recorded shall be prima facie evidence that the notice was sent.
SB 461 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to restricting the interest rate to be borne by funding bonds, providing that the methods of authorizing and issuing and the interest rates of funding bonds as determined in said law shall take precedence of all special city charter provisions of the contrary.
43rd 1st Called Session
SB 31 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of any seine or net for taking fish from any of the waters of Red River County, except a seine or net of not less than two inch square mesh; providing a penalty.
43rd 2nd Called Session
SB 20 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles relating to cooperative marketing associations, said articles being a portion of what is commonly known as the Cooperative Marketing Act of Texas.
42nd Regular Session
SB 457 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the appointment of State Service Officer.
SB 601 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to borrowing of bank's funds by its directors.
SB 620 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article relative to the powers of County Attorneys.
SJR 13 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide that no state-wide ad valorem tax on property shall be levied or assessed for any purpose after January 1, 1933.
42nd 1st Called Session
SB 24 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide that hereafter no tax, direct or indirect, shall be imposed on those engaged in selling farm products.
42nd 2nd Called Session
SB 23 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to suspending the right of the State, counties, cities, towns, municipalities and all other divisions of the Government to enforce tax lien until January 1, 1933.
SB 26 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of the salary of the Ex-officio Superintendent of Public Instruction in certain counties.
SB 38 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to releasing the interest and penalties on the taxes due defined subdivisions of the state if paid by January 1, 1932.
42nd 3rd Called Session
SB 7 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to releasing the interest and penalties accrued on taxes delinquent up to July 1, 1932.
SB 44 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to releasing interest and penalties on all delinquent ad valorem and poll taxes due the State, any county, special school district, school district, road district, levee improvement district, water improvement district and water control and improvement district, irrigation district and other defined subdivisions of the State.
41st Regular Session
SB 518 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Delta County, Texas.
SB 565 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide certain exceptions to the rule that the defendant upon a trial in a criminal case shall be confronted with the witnesses.
SB 566 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to regulating the interrogation of jurors on a voir doir examination by the Attorney for the State or defendant in criminal cases.
SB 567 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to preventing the reversal of criminal cases by the Court of Criminal Appeals except for material error inuring the defendant and denying him a fair and impartial trial causing an improper judgment and where the lower court abuses his discretion in overruling Motion for new trial.
SB 568 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws providing the rules in reference to continuance of cases where testimony of an absent witness previously taken can be reproduced in a certain manner and under certain conditions.
SB 579 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Sections of the local road law of Franklin County, Texas.
41st 1st Called Session
SB 90 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to providing for a rural school supervisor in lieu of teachers' institutes; amending a certain Statute.
SB 91 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Hopkins County, Texas.
SB 114 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Law; exempting certain counties from law relating to teachers' institutes.
41st 2nd Called Session
SB 114 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the Texas Prison Centralization Commission; making an appropriation.
SB 170 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Franklin County, Texas, providing that the County Commissioners shall be Road Commissioners of their respective Precincts.
41st 3rd Called Session
SB 13 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to the relief of Annona Independent School District in Red River County, Texas; making an appropriation.
41st 4th Called Session
SB 47 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to erroneous payment of excess fees of office by Tax Collectors.
SB 84 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to co-operative marketing associations, said articles being a portion of what is commonly known as the Co-operative Marketing Act of Texas.
40th 1st Called Session
HB 123 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to providing for a minimum salary to be paid county auditors in counties with a population not less than 35,000, nor more than 37,500 inhabitants.
39th Regular Session
HB 251 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the one hundred and first Judicial District of Texas; naming the counties composing said district; prescribing the time of holding term of the district court is said district.
39th 1st Called Session
HB 121 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Red River County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 122 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Two (2), in Red River County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 123 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Three (3), in Red River County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 124 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Four (4), in Red River County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 125 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Six (6), in Red River County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 126 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Seven (7), in Red River County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 127 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Eight (8), in Red River County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 128 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Nine (9), in Red River County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 246 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Five (5), in Red River County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
38th 2nd Called Session
HB 130 Author: DeBerry, Thomas Arthur "Tom"
Caption: Relating to the signing and execution of bonds and coupons of any county, city, political subdivision, defined district or school district of the State of Texas.