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Legislation authored by Henry Turner Brown

Includes legislation with Henry Turner Brown as the primary author for the 39th through 46th 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.

46th Regular Session
HB 112 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment of the legal age of any person residing in Texas, etc.
HB 171 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a Board of Land Commissioners, etc.
HB 179 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Old Age Assistance Commission to pay interest on warrants issued against the Texas Old Age Assistance Fund.
HB 265 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the limitation of the amount that may be expended in the purchase and distribution of free text books for the use of the pupils of this state.
HB 266 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing and prescribing the time for holding court in the Second Judicial District of Texas and the length and duration of the terms of court therein.
HB 286 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the "Tomato Standardization and Inspection Act" to be effective during the Texas Tomato Marketing Season as defined in the Act; providing for the standardization of tomatoes.
HB 305 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article making an apportionment to the State Board of Education.
HB 306 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute for the purpose of calculating the ad valorem rate of taxes to be collected for the State and public free school purposes.
HB 360 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to fixing the maximum rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all independent school districts, and/or independent consolidated school districts which include within their limits a city or town which has a certain population, whether organized under General or Special Law.
HB 579 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act defining the boundaries of the Sabine-Neches Conservation District, etc.
HB 677 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing additional revenue and amending former Acts providing for levying an additional tax on crude petroleum oil, gas, cigarettes and sulphur from the effective date of this Act to January 1, 1940.
HB 799 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to making appropriation of certain sums of money, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of the General Revenue Fund to pay taxes due by the State to certain Independent School Districts.
HB 847 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure providing that when a defendant is convicted of a misdemeanor and his punishment is assessed at a pecuniary fine, if he is unable to pay the fine and costs adjudged against him, he may for such time as will satisfy the judgment be put to work in the workhouse, or on the county farm, or public improvements of the county, or he shall be imprisoned in jail for a sufficient length of time to discharge the full amount of fine and costs adjudged against him.
HB 913 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for salary of County Superintendents of Public Instruction in certain counties, etc.
45th Regular Session
HB 228 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to authorizing a county local option election to decide whether or not such county shall have compulsory vaccination of dogs against rabies.
HB 229 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to prescribing the time of meeting of the County Board of School Trustees in counties containing 10,000 scholastic population or more according to the last preceding scholastic census.
HB 269 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that all delinquent taxes shall be paid in the order in which they become due.
HB 371 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing that certain institutions of higher education in Texas, which are supported in whole or in part by funds appropriated by the Legislature of the State of Texas, shall offer instruction and research in graduate work, and defining the term?Graduate work", and limiting the course of instruction that shall be offered in all other State institutions of higher education in Texas of the senior rank to four years of standard college work.
HB 461 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for the addition of securities guaranteed by Titles III and IV of the National Housing Act enacted by the Congress of the United States and approved by the President June 27, 1934, as lawful investments by State Banks.
HB 606 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to prescribing the time of meeting of the County Board of School Trustees in counties containing a population of not less than forty-three thousand, one hundred and eighty (43,180) and not more than forty-four thousand, one hundred (44,100) population, according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 641 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to making appropriation of certain sums of money, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of the General Revenue Fund to pay taxes due by the State to certain Independent School Districts.
HB 672 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in certain counties to require all male convicts to labor on the public roads; providing the duties of certain officers in connection herewith and prescribing a penalty for failure to perform such duties.
HB 681 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to equalization for salary aid.
HB 757 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for an open season to hunt, take, or kill wild mourning doves in Cherokee County, Texas.
HB 818 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of County School Trustees of each organized County in this State.
HB 906 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing the method whereby any interested party affected by any rule or order made or promulgated by the Highway Commission or any contract made by the Commission, shall have the right to institute suit in Travis County, Texas, against the Commission and seek relief such as may be necessary, providing the procedure in respect thereto and granting of injunctions under certain conditions and providing for and prescribing the manner and method of executing injunction bonds and the procedure in reference thereto.
HB 953 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing that every person, firm, partnership, association, corporation and/or any other association of two or more persons whether named herein or not who buys or offers to buy tomatoes from the growers and producers for the purpose of resale shall pay a uniform price for same grade and variety at all common shipping points; providing a penalty for violation of any provisions of this Act.
HB 1089 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for relief for the Wells Independent School District, in order to aid such School District in replacing building and equipment contained therein which was destroyed by a disastrous fire on March 10th, 1937.
HB 1170 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to making appropriation of certain sums of money, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of the General Revenue Fund to pay taxes due by the State to the Rusk Independent School District.
HJR 9 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article VIII, Section 1-a of the Constitution of Texas, providing that Three Thousand ($3,000.00) Dollars of the assessed taxable value of all residence homesteads as now defined by law shall be exempt from taxation for all purposes.
40th Regular Session
HB 171 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the election of county school trustees; fixing the terms and duties of such trustees.
HB 172 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to authorizing the establishment and operation of junior colleges, under certain limitations.
HB 173 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for the election of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction by the State Board of Education.
HB 174 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the creation of a State Board of Higher Education.
HB 175 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the State Board of Education; providing for the appointment of the members of said board; making appropriation.
HB 176 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to fixing the number of members composing the governing bodies of the higher educational institutions and their terms of office.
HB 177 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to requiring each county to levy a school tax.
HB 178 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for the separation of all public free school affairs in cities or towns from the municipal government.
HB 179 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to authorizing and limiting the power of the trustees of common school districts to contract for the erection of school buildings.
HB 180 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to authorizing trustees of certain common school districts and independent school districts to make contracts with teachers upon nominations made by the county superintendent.
HB 181 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for the election of trustees in common school districts.
HB 182 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing that incorporated school districts with a certain number of scholastics shall be governed in the general administration of their schools by the laws applying to common school districts.
HB 183 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the trustees of common school districts with a certain number of scholastics.
HB 184 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the election of trustees in all independent school districts.
HB 185 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the apportionment and distribution of the public free school funds.
HB 186 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to empowering county boards to consolidate and revise school districts.
HB 187 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to requiring the State Board of Education and the board of trustees of each school district to provide sufficient funds to pay current expenses and obligations.
HB 188 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the College of Industrial Arts to "Texas State College for Women."
HB 189 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Free Textbook Commission and defining its powers.
HB 190 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the election of county superintendents of public education; prescribing the duties and qualifications of county superintendents.
HB 264 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to revalue, reclassify and give new notice on all scrap school surveys; and to allow all applicants sixty days after such reclassification and revaluation in which to file applications to purchase said land.
HB 315 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the establishment of a Junior College in any school district .
HB 383 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the abolishment of independent school districts and for the settlement of any indebtedness of such abolished independent school district.
HB 422 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for the collection, compilation and publishing of information relating to agriculture; prescribing penalties.
HB 423 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles of the Revised Civil Statutes regarding public lands to include all unsurveyed lands.
HB 440 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to public lands and the development thereof.
HB 485 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of District Attorney in the Second Judicial District of Texas, fixing the duties of the County Attorneys of said district, and fixing their compensation and providing when said act shall be effective.
HB 549 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the Board of County School trustees; conferring upon said Board of County School trustees the authority of employing an assistant county superintendent and prescribing his duties.
HB 562 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to the interest of trustees of independent school districts in depository banks.
HB 605 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for changing and prescribing terms and times of holding the Courts in the Second Judicial District of Texas.
HB 615 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing for a permanent text book commission for the State of Texas.
HJR 14 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the term of all officers of the public free school system may be fixed not to exceed ten years; making an appropriation.
40th 1st Called Session
HB 47 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the formation of rural high school districts by the grouping of two or more adjacent independent school districts of two hundred and fifty scholastic or less and annexing common school districts thereto for high school purposes.
HB 48 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for increasing or diminishing the area of an Independent School District upon petition of qualified resident property tax paying voters.
HB 52 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of Junior College Districts for the purpose of establishing, maintaining, operating and supporting junior colleges; providing the conditions upon which and the method by which such districts may be created.
HB 89 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to authorizing the formation of rural high school districts and providing a method of their dissolution, providing for the issuance and sale of bonds by trustees of rural high school districts and to authorize the assumption by rural high school districts of the bonded or other valid indebtedness of included common or independent school districts.
HB 99 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for increasing or diminishing the area of an Independent School District upon petition of qualified resident property taxpaying voters.
HB 128 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of Junior College Districts for the purpose of establishing, maintaining, operating and supporting junior colleges; providing the conditions upon which and the method by which such districts may be created.
39th Regular Session
HB 38 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making provision for a better system of schools in the various counties of this State; providing for the necessary taxation and funds to carry out such purposes.
HB 202 Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making provision for the teaching of two years sub-college work in all Texas State Teachers' Colleges.
HB 313 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to requiring the payment of bond and coupons promptly at maturity.
HB 314 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to providing that all bonds of the state or any subdivision thereof shall be payable at one specific place of payment designated in the bond order or ordinance; providing that all bonds purchased with public fund belonging to the state of Texas shall be payable at the Office of the State Treasurer.
HB 535 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to amending the special road law for Cherokee county, Texas; providing the method of handling funds derived from road district bonds.
39th 1st Called Session
HB 61 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number (1), in Cherokee County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 62 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Two (2), in Cherokee County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 63 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Three (3), in Cherokee County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 64 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Four (4), in Cherokee County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 319 Author: Brown, Henry Turner
Caption: Relating to creating and incorporating Fastrill Independent School District in Cherokee County, Texas, containing the present Fastrill Independent School District and the same is described in the field therein.