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Legislation authored by Arthur Pope Duggan

Includes legislation with Arthur Pope Duggan as the primary author for the 43rd 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 11 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it mandatory on all courts of record in which petitions for injunction may be filed and in which injunctions have been granted to advance such injunction hearings to the first place on the docket of such court and requiring a final determination of such injunction before disposing of any other business then pending before such court.
SB 16 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to creating the O. K. Independent School District No. 6, in Dawson County, Texas, out of territory now comprising Common School District No. 6, of Dawson County, as heretofore created by the county board of trustees.
SB 59 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing for the sexual sterilization of inmates of State institutions in certain cases, prescribing the method of procedure and fixing duties of officials concerned therewith.
SB 60 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the tax assessor-collector shall require applicants for licenses for motor vehicles to exhibit a receipt showing that the ad valorem taxes have been paid on such motor vehicles; providing penalty for failure to exhibit said receipt in the form of an additional tax; providing penalty for making false statement by applicant; providing penalty for failure of tax assessor-collector to comply with the terms of this Act.
SB 61 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to gross receipt tax on express companies.
SB 62 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to gross receipt tax on Broadcasting Stations.
SB 63 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to gross receipt tax on collecting agencies.
SB 64 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to gross receipt tax on telephone companies.
SB 65 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to an occupation tax.
SB 66 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to County Judge serving as a Budget Officer.
SB 80 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for attendance of rural pupils or of other pupils in high schools at the expense of their home districts and of the State.
SB 105 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be the duty of the State Board of Education on or before August 1, 1935, and annually thereafter at the time said Board fixes the State per capita apportionment for the public free schools of the State, to set aside from the available school fund not prohibited under the Constitution an amount not to exceed fifteen (15) cents per scholastic per year for the maintenance and support of the Administrative Division of the State Department of Education and all subdivisions thereof except the Rural School Division and the Textbook Division of said Department.
SB 114 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the transfer of tax liens and making said liens eligible for investment; providing for the institution of suit by the owner of any real estate sold for taxes under provisions of this Act; providing for the appointment of a Deputy Delinquent Tax Collector.
SB 115 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing for payment of the salary of the Ex-officio Superintendent of Public Instruction in certain counties; prescribing the time when this Act shall take effect.
SB 139 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for rendition of certain property by fire and casualty insurance companies.
SB 140 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to rendition of property of insurance companies for taxation.
SB 150 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating the organization and creation of all school districts, including common school districts, independent school districts, common consolidated school districts, consolidated independent school districts, county line school districts, and rural high school districts, whether created by General or Special Law or by County Boards of Trustees.
SB 165 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the investment of sinking funds created for the purpose of paying the bonds of any county, city, town, school district or improvement district.
SB 166 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring all counties, cities, towns, school districts and improvement districts to file annual reports with the State Comptroller relating to their finances, debts, obligations, sinking funds, taxable values and other resources.
SB 171 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to penalties for failure to pay corporate franchise taxes and providing for the forfeiture of corporate charters and rights to do business, for failure to pay such taxes and penalties.
SB 188 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to protecting the legitimate home merchants against itinerant merchants; providing for the issuance of a vendor's license by the Secretary of State and the proper exhibition, filing, and recording of the same; providing for the enforcement of the provisions of same; naming a penalty.
SB 189 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to collection of certain Occupation Taxes.
SB 190 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to appropriating Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000) per year, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the next biennium beginning September 1, 1935, and ending August 31, 1937, for the purpose of promoting public school interest and equalizing the educational opportunities afforded by the State to all children of scholastic age within the State, including sufficient funds to match Federal funds appropriated for the purpose of conducting vocational, agriculture, home economics, trades and industries, general rehabilitation and rehabilitation for crippled children; specifying the penalties for violation of any provision of this Act.
SB 193 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies heretofore made by independent school districts in the State of Texas which levies are unenforceable because of failure of the Board of School Trustees or Board of Education of such respective independent school districts to make such levy by ordinance, and which are unenforceable because of the failure of such Board of School Trustees or Board of Education to appoint the statutory board of equalization, or where the Board of School Trustees or Board of Education has acted as a board of equalization in the fixing of valuation of taxable property for ad valorem taxes within such independent school districts.
SB 194 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to depositories of the public funds of counties, political subdivisions, improvement districts, school districts, cities, towns and villages in this State.
SB 200 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that no Commissioners' Court or governing body of any city or town shall make contracts calling for or requiring the expenditure or payment of $2,000.00 or more, without first submitting such proposed contract to competitive bids.
SB 228 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing that interest shall not accrue on bills for the sale of textbooks until said bills have been received and accepted by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
SB 229 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to eliminating the standardized amount of the bond which publishing companies must furnish for the execution of their contracts and giving the State Board of Education the Authority to set the amount of bonds in proportion to the first, second and/or third years purchases under each contract.
SB 230 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Board of Education, upon the recommendation of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, to appoint Textbook Committees.
SB 234 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation out of the General Revenue Fund of the State for the State Department of Education and the State Board of Education for the balance of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1935.
SB 235 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to eliminating the restrictions placed on the State Board of Education to adopt books in only the subjects called for and to allow the furnishing of textbooks in any of the subjects which the State Board of Education deems necessary.
SB 271 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing for the letting of contracts by the State Board of Education to purchase textbooks for intermediate periods, said periods to be terminated upon one year's notice by said State Board of Education to the contractor.
SB 325 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to increasing the number of years in which old books may be offered for exchange on new books purchased upon a change of adoption, from two to three years.
SB 340 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing that where the guardian is joint owner with the minor in the land to be partitioned, a commission of three disinterested freeholder-citizens of the county wherein the property is located, shall be appointed by the court to examine the lands to be partitioned and make said partition according to the law as in other partition proceedings provided.
SB 378 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that venue of criminal prosecution shall be in Travis County or in the county where an offense is committed.
SB 379 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the Inferior Gasoline Law.
SB 387 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of County School Trustees.
SB 388 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to the transfer of school district territory by petition and by County Board of Trustees.
SB 389 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to the election of County School Trustees.
SB 459 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to changing and prescribing the terms and time of holding District Courts of the Sixty-Fourth Judicial District of the State, composed of Hale, Lamb, Swisher, Castro, and Bailey Counties.
SB 466 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to investment of funds held by guardian in United States or State bonds.
SB 474 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to authorizing County Boards of School Trustees to abolish and/or subdivide common school districts having fewer than ten scholastics and not having conducted a school period of five years.
SB 482 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making a certain emergency appropriation out of the General Revenue of the State of Texas to rebuild barn at the Texas Experimental Station No. 8, located near Lubbock, Texas, to purchase harness and feed, also burned.
SB 493 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article, with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in the counties named so as to include in said Article the County of Kent.
SB 517 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing for the filing by executors and administrators of petitions for composition or extension with creditors of insolvent estates in the United States District Court and the invocation of the relief provided by Section 74 of the Bankruptcy Act of 1898 as amended, upon order of the county court.
SJR 17 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adopting a new section to be known as Section 11, and which shall provide that counties, cities and towns may by a majority vote of the qualified voters thereof, at an election held for that purpose, adopt public debt limits in lieu of the ad valorem tax rate limits now prescribed for such subdivisions.
43rd Regular Session
SB 22 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to authorizing cities and towns under 5,000 inhabitants to establish and maintain municipal chambers of commerce or boards of city development, and to appropriate funds of the municipality for that purpose.
SB 40 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to declaring a closed season on the killing of Blue Quail, Bob Whites and Doves in Yoakum County for a period of five years, prescribing a penalty thereof.
SB 41 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to setting scholastic age limits at 7 and 18 years.
SB 42 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to meetings of teachers in lieu of teachers institutes.
SB 43 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to method of distributing method of distributing school funds.
SB 49 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing that attorneys' fees and damages shall be recoverable for the prosecution and collection of unpaid losses under fire insurance policies, and providing further that the attorneys' fees and damages recovered shall be taxed as costs in suits filed thereon.
SB 110 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to municipal bonds.
SB 111 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to the giving of supersedeas bonds, and providing that in lieu thereof the court may permit deposits of money from time to time with the registry of the court sufficient to discharge such judgment, interest and costs.
SB 125 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it a misdemeanor, punishable by fine of not less than Fifty Dollars nor more than Two Thousand Dollars and in addition thereto imprisonment in the county jail for not less than thirty days nor more than six months, for any person who is the owner or part owner of any land, rural or urban, in this State which land is encumbered with a valid contract lien, to remove or knowingly to permit removal from said land any house, outhouse, barn, garage, fence or other improvement thereon or to wilfully damage such or to permit it to be damaged during the existence of such lien without the consent of the holder of such lien.
SB 146 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to validating the organization and creation of all School Districts, including Common School Districts, Independent School Districts, Consolidated Common School Districts, Consolidated Independent School Districts, County Line School Districts, Consolidated County Line School Districts, and Rural High School Districts, whether created by General or Special Law, or County Boards of Trustees, validating the acts of said County Boards of Trustees and Boards of such Districts.
SB 164 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Article of the Penal Code, which provides that the operators of motor vehicles in passing each other on the state highways shall slow down their speed to fifteen miles an hour.
SB 165 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing that should the judgment of the trial court be one overruling the plea of privilege the party filing such plea of privilege the party filing such plea of privilege need not appeal from such order in advance of the trial of such case on the merits but may assign error or cross-assignment of error on appeal, as to such overruling of the plea, from the judgment on the merits of such controversy.
SB 167 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing limiting the time within which ad valorem taxes may be collected by the State, any county, municipality, or other defined subdivision.
SB 168 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to changing the dates of holding primary elections.
SB 276 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the District Court for the 32nd Judicial District so as to change the dates of convening the District Court in the counties of said judicial district.
SB 277 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to free textbooks for the public free schools of this State.
SB 316 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to a uniform system of textbooks.
SB 317 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to providing for selection and adoption of all textbooks, to be used with or for all courses offered in the Main University, of the University of Texas, at Austin, Texas.
SB 431 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to punishment for swindling.
SB 466 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to be paid out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas the sum of Five Hundred and Sixty-six Dollars and Sixty-five Cents ($565.65), not otherwise appropriated, to cover rental for vault space in the Austin National Bank, of Austin, Texas, from March 9, 1933, to August 31, 1933.
SB 485 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to authorizing any county in this State of certain population to purchase certain property and borrow money.
SB 487 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating defining "warehouse-men" and "warehouse," names and words associated therewith; and providing for licensing and bonding of same and the manner of securing license and bond and exempting certain warehouses; providing for forfeitures and penalties for violation of provisions of this Act.
SB 490 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of $495,253.00 to pay the interest on the public debt of the State.
SB 560 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies heretofore made by incorporated cities and towns in the State of Texas which levies are unenforceable because of failure of the governing bodies of each respective incorporated cities and towns to make such levy by ordinance, and which are unenforceable because of the failure of such governing bodies to appoint the statutory Board of Equalization, or where the City Council, City Commission or other governing body of such incorporated city or town have acted as a Board of Equalization in the fixing of the valuation of taxable property for ad valorem taxes within any such incorporated city or town.
SB 562 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to requiring that all commercial motor vehicles and motor buses above a certain weight-carrying capacity when stopped upon the public highways at night shall place warning signals; providing a penalty for violation.
SJR 19 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 5 of Article 7 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, fixing new basis for distribution of all school funds.
SJR 20 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article 5 of the Constitution of Texas by adding thereto Section 30 providing that the Legislature may, by general law, provide for complete forms of county organization and government different from that provided for in said Article 5.
43rd 1st Called Session
SB 52 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to reimburse growers and producers of cotton for expenses incurred during the years of 1929 through 1932 by reason of the establishment by the State of Texas of regulations requiring such growers and producers to pay for fumigation of cotton and sterilization of seed, and also to pay expenses of the Compensation Claim Board in carrying out the provisions of this Act.
SB 61 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to the county unit system of Education.
SB 65 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Highway Commission to institute condemnation proceedings on behalf of the State.
43rd 2nd Called Session
SB 15 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation out of that portion of the Special Racing Fund that has been or will be allocated to the Department of Agriculture, for the purpose of purchasing and erecting necessary machinery and conducting essential work necessary for preventing the further spread of the pink bollworm and in meeting the present emergency in connection with the recent findings of the pink bollworm in certain counties.
SB 18 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide the method of prorating funds providing in said statute, fixing date for filing claims under said appropriation, providing that claims arising thereunder shall not be negotiable or assignable.
SB 21 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to re-appropriating any unexpended balances of the funds appropriated in aid of rural schools of the State of Texas in the emergency appropriation to pay outstanding indebtedness incurred through the operation of the rural aid law.
SB 41 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to validating all ad valorem tax levies in all counties in Texas having not less than 1950 and not more than 1970 population according to the last preceding Federal Census, heretofore made by the Independent School Districts in the State of Texas, which levies are unenforceable because of the failure of the governing bodies in such respective Independent School Districts to make such levies by order.
SB 42 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to conferring authority on the State Highway Commission and/or county Commissioners' Court to purchase or condemn land for any new or wider right-of-way or for materials necessary or convenient to any highway in connection with the locating, relocating, maintenance, or construction of such highway and/or to acquire by purchase or by condemnation the use or acquisition of land not more than one hundred feet in width for stream bed diversion in connection with the locating, relocating, or construction of a designated state highway.
43rd 3rd Called Session
SB 14 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to declaring a closed season on the killing of Blue Quail, Bob Whites and Doves in Terry and Martin Counties for a period ending March 20, 1938, prescribing a penalty therefor.
SB 17 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to reimbursing growers for expenses incurred in sterilizing cotton seed and fumigating cotton, so as to provide the method of prorating the funds provided in said statute, fixing date for filing claims, under said appropriation, providing that the claims arising thereunder shall not be negotiable or assignable.
SB 20 Author: Duggan, Arthur Pope
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying and approving ordinances of certain Home Rule cities in this state, relinquishing, discontinuing, and segregating territory in the corporate limits of said Home Rule Cities.