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Legislation authored by John William Hornsby

Includes legislation with John William Hornsby as the primary author for the 41st 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 90 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuance of Three Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($3,500,000) of Texas Relief Bonds, Fourth Series, under Section 51-a, of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas; prohibiting the misappropriation of relief funds, the making of false reports concerning such funds, or knowingly and unlawfully distributing or expending any of said funds, defining such act as a felony and prescribing a penalty; prohibiting the willful making of a false statement in order to procure relief funds, defining such act as a misdemeanor and prescribing a penalty; authorizing the members of the State BOard of Control, the Director and Assistant Director to administer oaths relative to discharge of their duties, or in inquiry thereto; providing that false swearing in connection therewith shall be punishable under the provisions of the Penal Law applicable to false swearing.
SB 125 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the authorizing of the county commissioners' court in each county of the State of Texas to purchase machine guns, submachine guns, riot guns, tear gas bombs and other paraphernalia of like character for the use of the sheriff.
SB 126 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the compensation of an officer or person executing a fugitive warrant beyond the limits of the State of Texas.
SB 127 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing compensation of the sheriff for removing or conveying prisoners.
SB 128 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to fees of sheriffs or constables for conveying attached witnesses.
SB 129 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to collection of excess fees of officers.
SB 144 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certains statute relating to providing the conditions upon which a common, or independent, school district shall be eligible to receive aid from State appropriations for aid of rural schools and schools in small towns, as provided in said statute, so as to authorize such aid to schools in both common and independent districts where there is contribution to said schools otherwise than by taxation, an amount not less than a tax of seventy-five cents on the hundred dollars valuation on property within the district would produce.
SB 153 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to checks or drafts returned unpaid when given the tax collectors or the assessors and collectors of taxes in payment of the registration license fees and number plates on any motor vehicle, truck, tractor, trailer, motorcycle or motorcycle side car.
SB 155 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to judgments and providing that where same has been recorded and indexed it shall constitute a lien against all real estate which defendant may thereafter acquire in said county.
SB 181 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to increasing the powers and duties of the State Board of Embalming so as to prescribe and maintain a standard of proficiency as to the qualifications of those engaged, and who may engage, in the practice of funeral directing in connection with the care and disposition of dead human bodies by providing that said State Board of Embalming shall adopt rules, regulations and by-laws for examination and licensing of funeral directors and the practice of funeral direction; prescribing a penalty.
SB 182 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of the members of the State Board of Embalming so as to create a rotating Board and to enlarge the term of office to six (6) years.
SB 262 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to fees to be charged by its clerk for services not specifically provided by statute.
SB 265 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to defining "transportation agent"; providing certain exceptions; regulating the business of transportation agents; prescribing the duties of the Railroad Commission with relation to transportation agents; fixing a penalty for violations of this Act.
SB 266 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to the discharge of fines and costs in misdemeanor cases.
SB 293 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1500.00) Dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be used by the State Depository Board to pay rent for safety deposit boxes rented by the Board from any bank located in the City of Austin for the purpose of depositing securities, where such obligations for rent have been incurred by the State Depository Board.
SB 300 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing that the judges of election shall number any accepted ballots which may have been challenged.
SB 301 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for and requiring that agents for Statewide mutual assessment life insurance companies, Statewide mutual assessment health and accident insurance companies, local mutual aid associations and fraternal benefit societies shall become subject to this Act and licensed by the Insurance Department of the State of Texas.
SB 302 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to defining abstacters and the abstract business; requiring all abstracters to apply for and receive from the Board of Insurance Commissioners a certificate of authority to engage in the abstract business.
SB 362 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to further regulating and providing a means and method of securing service of process on Federal Relief Agencies operating and doing business in the State of Texas, including Federal Housing Administration, Home Owners' Loan Corporation, any National Mortgage Association, any National Mortgage Savings and Loan INsurance Corporation, created and/or to be created by or under authority of an Act of Congress of the United States of America.
SB 363 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to exempting the State of Texas, any county in the State, any State department or the head of any State department and corporations created and/or to be created by or under authority of any Act of Congress of the United States of America as a national relief organization from giving security for costs or the posting of bond or bonds in securing any extraordinary writs in any action brought in their official capacity in the courts of this State.
SB 383 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to requiring permits for the erection or construction of buildings or improvements on real estate or installation of mechanical equipment placed on lease or lease contract within any county in this State where the value of such improvement or installation exceeds $300.00 or more, providing that the Assessor and Collector of Taxes shall administer oaths, issue permits, make inspections and together with the Comptroller of Public Accounts shall carry out the provisions of this Act; making it a misdemeanor for violation of the terms hereof and fixing penalties therefor.
SB 446 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making better provision for the regulation of the sale and dealings in stocks, bonds, and securities in this State, including any share, stock, treasury stock, stock certificate under a voting trust agreement, collateral trust certificate, preorganization certificate or receipt, subscription or reorganization certificate, note, bond, debenture, mortgage certificate or other evidence of indebtedness.
SB 455 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to giving authority to the Fitzpatrick Construction Company to sue State and State Highway Department of Texas.
SB 461 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to appropriating Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the purchase of fire insurance on the State Capitol Building.
SB 472 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the teaching of any political, economic or social doctrines opposed to or destructive of the Constitutional System of Government of the United States, by any teacher, lecturer or instructor of any school, public or private, in the State of Texas, and further providing for the taking of an oath by any such instructor, lecturer or teacher, to be filed in the office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, for the faithful performance of his or her duties and to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and of the State of Texas; and providing penalties for the violation of this Act for the excluding of citizens of foreign countries from the necessity of taking such oaths.
SB 490 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to regulation of disputes arising from contracts awarded by the State Highway Commission.
SB 499 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to granting permission to the International-Great Northern Railroad Company, Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company to sue the State and State Highway Commission.
SB 505 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Lower Colorado River Authority to issue Bonds not to exceed Twenty Million ($200,000,0000) Dollars in aggregate principal amount, repealing that portion of the Colorado River Authority Act limiting the amount of Bonds which may be issued by such District to Ten Million ($10,000,000.00) Dollars, and all other laws in conflict herewith.
SB 518 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to exempting from taxation institutions or organizations such as Texas Federation of Women's Clubs of Texas or local organizations of such a body.
SB 519 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Courts to purchase out of the general fund half-ton trucks to be used by the respective commissioners in the discharge of their duties.
SB 526 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to transferring the use and possession of 16.66 acres of land out of the George W. Spear Headright League adjoining Camp Mabry in Travis County, Texas, title to which is now in the State of Texas, authorizing the Highway Department to pay to the Adjutant General's Department the sum of Thirty-two Hundred ($3200.00) Dollars, making an appropriation to the Adjutant General's Department of such sum so received, and authorizing the Adjutant General's Department to purchase for the State of Texas a suitable right-of-way and entrance to Camp Mabry.
SB 528 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for an additional Assistant District Attorney for the 53rd Judicial District of Texas, prescribing his qualifications, who shall be authorized to perform any official act devolving upon or authorized to be performed by the District Attorney of such District, requiring him to take the oath of office, and who shall hold office subject to the will of the District Attorney, making an appropriation for his salary for the ensuing biennium.
SB 529 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to creating the County Court at Law of Travis County, Texas; defining the jurisdiction of said court; regulating practice therein; prescribing the terms of said court.
SJR 11 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Ratifying an amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, passed by the Sixty-eighth Congress of the United States of America at its first session, which amendment empowers the Congress to limit, regulate and prohibit the labor of persons under eighteen (18) years of age.
SJR 16 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding to Article 16 another section, Section 16, providing for four year term for all elective State, District, County and Precinct Officers, except where otherwise provided in the Constitution the term of office is fixed at more than four years.
44th 1st Called Session
SB 13 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation out of the General Revenue Fund in the sum of Two Hundred Thousand ($200,000.00) Dollars, to be used in the building of a Texas Supreme Court Memorial Building at Austin, Texas, on the tract of land heretofore appropriated by the Legislature for such purpose, said tract being located on the corner of Congress Avenue and Eleventh Street, in the City of Austin, Texas.
SB 34 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to appropriating money to pay judgment for the sum of Twelve Hundred ($1200.00) Dollars against the State of Texas in favor of R. D. Winder in cause No. 52982 in the 126th District Court of Travis County.
SB 39 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of district attorneys in certain judicial districts in counties containing a population of not less than 77,777 and not more than 100,000 inhabitants, as shown by the last preceding Federal Census, which such counties comprise within themselves two or more judicial districts.
SB 45 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road law for Lampasas County, Texas, authorizing the court to require surety bonds of road overseers, validating the proceedings heretofore had by the County, and by its officials in reference to the issuance of warrants for the purchase of right of way, and validating the proceedings and other actions taken by the County and its officials in reference to the issuance of funding bonds in lieu of certain warrants.
SB 63 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending Section 3 of the Lower Colorado River Authority Act, so as to provide that Directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority shall receive fees and expenses for attending meetings of the board and attending to other business of the authority.
44th 2nd Called Session
SB 15 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for licensing operators of motor vehicles; defining certain terms; providing a penalty for violation of this Act; imposing a fine and jail sentence for driving while suspended.
43rd Regular Session
SB 14 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to bonds given by the commissioners court so that the requirements and provisions of said statute shall remain and be the same as to the present, except that it shall provide that funds provided by the tax collector of each county shall bear interest on daily balances at the rate, of any, fixed for such deposits of the tax collector by the commissioners court in its order designating such depository or depositories.
SB 20 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to fixing the time for making election returns by presiding judges in general and special elections, and amending Article 3123 so as to fix the time for making precinct and county election returns in party primary elections; fixing a penalty for the failure to make such returns within the time prescribed by this Act.
SB 30 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for storage of wild game birds, or wild game animals in public cold storage plants; providing suitable penalties.
SB 160 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to changing the compensation of district attorneys form a salary basis to a fee basis in certain judicial districts.
SB 170 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing that the license fees on motor vehicles imposed by certain statute will not become delinquent until on and after April first of the calendar year for which the license fee is imposed; and prescribing a penalty for failure to comply with the terms of this Act.
SB 182 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to making it a misdemeanor punishable by fine or imprisonment or both, for removing books, pamphlets, manuscripts, or newspapers from the State Library or Supreme Court Library without permission or without having the books, pamphlets, manuscripts, or newspapers charged out.
SB 245 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to designating and fixing the Third day of November as "Father of Texas Day" in memory of Stephen F. Austin, the real and true Father of Texas.
SB 252 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to requiring moving picture machines or projectors operating in this state to be provided with equipment to be approved by the State Fire Insurance Commissioner of Texas and the Underwriters Laboratories of the National Board of Fire Underwriters, affording the utmost possible means of automatically and instantly preventing fires resulting from the explosion or igntion of motion picture films, and such equipment shall be constantly maintainedi n an efficient working condition; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
SB 290 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to changing the manner and amount of the salary of official shorthand reporters in each judicial district in any county which alone constitutes two or mroe judicial districts.
SB 360 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Republic Bank & Trust Company of Austin, Texas, and the First National Bank of DeKalb, Texas, at DeKalb, Texas, as innocent purchasers of certain deficiency certificates issued by the Comptroller of the State of Texas, to sue the State of Texas on said deficiency certificates.
SB 425 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to requiring bonds to be given by all active or salaried officers and employees of State banking institutions whose duties permit or require them to handle bank funds.
SB 467 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the establishment of crematories, mausoleums or crematories, so as to provide for the establishment of same within one mile of the city limits of an incorporated city or town under certain restrictions.
SB 500 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the dissolution and liquidation of various types of reclamation districts.
SB 504 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to preventing fraud and deception in the sale, and offering for sale, of rebuilt electric storage batteries; and prescribing penalties for the violation thereof.
SB 512 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to prohibiting any person from manufacturing, selling, offering for sale, delivering for sale, consigning for sale or having in his possession with intent to sell any article of bedding not properly labeled, defining terms, prescribing penalty.
SB 530 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to exempting all male persons not otherwise exempt between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years residing in Burnet County from the performance of road duty.
SB 531 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court to condemn 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.
SJR 28 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by amending Article 3, by adding thereto Section 50a and Section 50b so as to permit the State to assume the indebtedness of counties, cities, towns, districts and municipalities of the State, authorized and/or existing prior to January 1, 1933, and evidenced by bonds or interest-bearing time warrants, and authorizing the issuance of State bonds to be exchanged for such bonds and warrants of such counties, cities, towns, districts and municipalities.
43rd 1st Called Session
SB 15 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for collection of delinquent taxes and method of giving notice of delinquencies to record owners.
SB 23 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to regulating the business of transporting persons for hire or for compensation over the public roads, highways or bridges of the State of Texas, whether as a common carrier, contract or charter carrier; requiring an examination of the public records in order to ascertain if the owner, chauffeur, driver or operator of the motor vehicle has properly complied with the laws of this State; and making the violation of this Act a misdemeanor.
SB 41 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to fixing the salaries and compensation of County Commissioners in certain counties.
SB 72 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a water conservation and reclamation district as a public corporation under Section 59, Article 16 of the Constitution of Texas, to be known as "The Colorado River Authority."
SB 79 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to defining the powers of the Board of Regents of the University of Texas when acting as trustees of a Trust for Scientific, Educational, Philanthropic, Charitable or other public purposes, and to confer upon them the Power of Eminent Domain.
SB 80 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to execute Bond in a sum not in excess of One Million Two Hundred Thousand ($1,200,000.00) Dollars, to obtain funds with which to complete the Main Building of the University of Texas.
SB 105 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing that consent to adoption of a child shall not be required of a parent who has transferred the right to and control of such child or abandoned such child, to a corporation, or other association, conducting a home or school or children, or an individual, by written instrument.
43rd 2nd Called Session
SB 2 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing the time when taxes shall become due and when they shall become delinquent; providing penalty for nonpayment of said taxes and for interest thereon.
SB 62 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of Travel Bureaus, prohibiting anyone from holding out to the public that such person is engaged in the business of a Travel Bureau, defining a Travel Bureau, making violations of this Act a misdemeanor, fixing penalties.
SB 65 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing a uniform method whereby any legal subdivision of this State may effect a composition of creditors for the purpose of paying off the indebtedness incurred by it through the issuance and sale of bonds and/or warrants, and thereby providing prompt relief for those subdivisions unable to meet such indebtedness in full because of the prevailing unprecedented economic condition.
SB 66 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a water conservation and reclamation district as a public corporation under Section 59, Article 16 of the Constitution of Texas, to be known as "The Colorado River Authority."
43rd 3rd Called Session
SB 3 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating Colorado River Authority, a governmental agency, body politic and corporate, as a water control and conservation district under Section 59 of Article 16 of the Constitution, for the purposes therein set out, without power of taxation, and without power to create any debt payable out of taxation, or to pledge the credit of the State.
43rd 4th Called Session
SB 2 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 3 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing the time when ad valorem and poll taxes shall become due and when they shall become delinquent; providing penalty for non-payment of said taxes and for interest thereon.
42nd Regular Session
SB 2 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article relating to the collection of taxes.
SB 3 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the acquisition of land for and the construction of a State Office Building; making an appropriation.
SB 4 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the repairing and renovation of the State Capitol; making an appropriation.
SB 5 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes declaring the policy of the State with reference to delinquent taxes; providing for the collection of said taxes and for the installment of a tax or plat system.
SB 6 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to determining compensation of district attorneys in certain districts.
SB 7 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to adopting a general arbitration statute and making valid and enforceable written agreements and provisions in contracts for the arbitration of disputes.
SB 22 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to exempting from taxation property owned by a church or by a strictly religious society for the exclusive use as a dwelling place for the minister and property used exclusively in conducting any association engaged in promoting the religious, educational and physical development of boys, girls, young men or young women.
SB 114 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to requiring all Public Cotton Classers to have a Federal Cotton Classer's License; providing penalties.
SB 137 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulations of gins, ginners and ginning; providing penalties.
SB 140 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to giving consent of the Legislature to Raymond Canion and his heirs to sue the State of Texas for Four Thousand Dollars on Highway contract.
SB 195 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to specifications and tolerances issued by the Commissioner of Agriculture for weighing and measuring devices in conformity with this Article, or any specifications or tolerances issued to protect the public from fraud, shall have the same force and effect as if enacted into Law.
SB 196 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the re-roofing, repairing, and equipping of the old Land Office Building.
SB 213 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale, development and patenting of mineral deposits, placers, veins, lodes, or any rock carrying metallic or non-metallic substances of value; providing penalties.
SB 214 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for a permanent record of all marriages and divorces in the State of Texas; making an appropriation.
SB 344 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and giving permission to Anna C. Tobin to sue the state.
SB 345 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relative to award and bond.
SB 373 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for a Supervisor, or Supervisors in lieu of the County Teachers' Institute.
SB 405 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to repealing Section XI of Article 7152, Revised Statutes of Texas of 1924, relating to the listing or rendering of property.
SB 406 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to occupation tax on peddlers.
SB 412 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes raising the minimum and maximum amount of nursery inspection fees.
SB 456 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the Board, or their duly authorized agents, may, upon receiving such bodies, deliver to the State Board of Embalming such number of the same as may be necessary for the use of said State Board of Embalming in conducting its semiannual examinations.
SB 482 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to witness fees.
SB 523 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to defining and prohibiting criminal syndicalism and sabotage; prescribing offenses, punishment and penalties.
SB 613 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to imposing license fees on peddlers; prescribing offenses, fines, penalties and punishment.
SJR 1 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing for a convention to frame a Constitution for the State of Texas.
SJR 6 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Proposing an amendment combining the offices of Tax Collector and Assessor of Taxes.
42nd 1st Called Session
SB 8 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts prescribing the kind of tackle and method of taking fish in certain fresh waters in certain counties and prohibiting all other tackle; prescribing a penalty.
SB 38 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to fix and define the jurisdiction of the 53rd District Court, the 98th District Court and the One Hundred and Twenty-sixth District Court.
SB 66 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that warrants drawn on the state treasurer, if presented for payment and not paid, shall automatically bear interest until called for payment at the rate of six per cent per annum.
42nd 2nd Called Session
SB 15 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by defining and regulating Public Cotton Classers.
SB 45 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay salaries of Judges in Judicial Districts 123, 1234, 126 and to pay salaries of Assistant District Attorney in the 47th Judicial District.
42nd 3rd Called Session
SB 32 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to fixing the time for making election returns by presiding judges in general and special elections; fixing the tie for making precinct and county election returns in party primary elections; fixing a penalty for the failure to make such returns within the time prescribed.
41st Regular Session
SB 7 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to repeal of all laws authorizing sale or leasing of minerals in University lands.
SB 27 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to regulating the slaughter and sale of the meat animals for market; providing that every person engaged in the occupation of butcher or slaughterer of cattle shall file a bond to be approved by the county judge of the county in which he desires to carry out such a business.
SB 51 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for the fraudulent taking of any chicken, turkey, duck, goose, guinea, or other domestic fowl, making such offense a felony, prescribing punishment therefor.
SB 61 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to county clerks and their compensation for ex-officio and other public services rendered.
SB 66 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to making valid and enforceable written provisions or agreements for the arbitration of issues and disputes.
SB 70 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the purchase of certain real estate located in the city of Austin, north of the capitol building and south of fourteenth street for state purposes; making an appropriation.
SB 73 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to acquire, operate, and manage seven boys dormitories at the University of Texas, and to furnish and equip the same, and dining hall building in connection therewith.
SB 77 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of gins, ginners and ginning; prescribing the conditions of a ginner's bond; providing penalties.
SB 78 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to permitting certain counties to remove, by a majority vote, the County Seat from any point in the county located more than five miles from the geographical center of the country to another point.
SB 89 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to better defining the Fraternal Benefit Societies and providing and defining a Lodge System for each; requiring a representative form of government.
SB 101 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to employ additional clerks from February 1st, 1929 until September 1, 1929; making an appropriation.
SB 102 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to the practice of barbering.
SB 132 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to preventing fraud in the purchase of gasoline and oil and to assure correct measurement; providing for the licensing of operators of pumps or devices for the measurement of gasoline and oil; prescribing penalties.
SB 180 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to making it lawful to kill squirrels at any time in the Counties of Travis, Williamson, San Saba, Llano, Lampasas, Burnett, Goliad, Blanco and Hays.
SB 204 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to industrial accident insurance.
SB 228 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws and providing that a majority of the directors or trustees of the corporation shall constitute a quorum.
SB 229 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to empowering the State Highway Commission to adopt safety devices to be erected at railroad and interurban crossings.
SB 230 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court of Burnet County to issue bonds of said county for the purpose of funding or refunding indebtedness incurred for road and bridge purposes and to levy a tax in payment thereof, and providing that if the validity of the indebtedness to be funded by such bonds is not questioned in any suit or proceeding within sixty days from the adoption of the order of the Commissioners' Court authorizing the issuance of such bonds, then such indebtedness shall be conclusively presumed to be valid.
SB 254 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to compensation of deputies and assistants of certain District and County officers.
SB 269 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to creating a State Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.
SB 282 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for penalties and Attorneys Fees in unsuccessful suit to set aside final order of industrial accident board.
SB 283 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to maximum compensation to be paid Pres. Texas Employers' Insurance Association.
SB 287 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to confederate pensions.
SB 288 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing that district judges and district attorneys shall enter upon and assume the duties of their respective offices on the first day of January following the last general election.
SB 289 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing that the number of days for which compensation is allowed a district attorney shall be based upon the calendar year and not the fiscal year of the State.
SB 290 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale, development and patenting of mineral deposits in public land.
SB 340 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to killing, taking or possessing for barter or sale within a certain period and in certain areas any wild beaver, otter or fox or the pelts thereof.
SB 362 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to the removal and disposition of mortgaged personal property.
SB 369 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to suits against corporations for property.
SB 371 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to authorizing fraternal benefit societies with a lodge system and representative form of government to incorporate as stock companies to do a life insurance business.
SB 381 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws to provide the amount of bond of the State Highway Engineer.
SB 426 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Criminal District Court of Travis County, fixing and defining the jurisdiction of the 53rd District Court and said Criminal District Court with its name changed, to fix the terms in each of said courts, to provide for grand and petit juries in both of said district courts, for a clerk and for a district attorney for said district courts, for continuance in office of the respective judges of said district courts, for appointment of court reporters by the judges of each of said courts, for transferring of both civil and criminal cases, to continue in effect writs, process, bonds, recognizances and orders, enacting proper provisions to continue any term of court that may be in session when this Act takes effect and to preserve grand and petit juries that may be drawn or selected when this Act takes effect.
SB 436 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to granting to the city of Austin the north half of block ninety-four in said City and authorizing the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church of Austin, known as the Wesley Chapel, to convey or sell same to the said city.
SB 437 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the execution of prisoners at the State penitentiary by the sheriff or his chief deputy.
SB 452 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to relinquishing and dedicating to all incorporated cities and towns the beds, banks and abandoned beds, banks and land adjacent to rivers and streams reserved to the State for the purposes of removing therefrom menaces to public health and beautifying same for park and other purposes.
SB 464 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas Employers' Insurance Association and provide for the organization and incorporation of a private association.
SB 478 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the refunding of county road bonds and road district bonds.
SB 486 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for legal method of abolishing Water Control and irrigation districts.
SB 492 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the transfer of territory from one school district to another.
SB 500 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to legal method for abolishing water control and improvement districts in certain counties.
SB 521 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws making it mandatory to pay the registration fee of a motor vehicle used on the public highways.
SB 533 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to granting permission to Maud Reichaw and Mrs. C. Olson to sue the State of Texas in the District Court of Travis County.
SJR 14 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the State Board of Education is authorized to and may create new school districts at some of the eleemosynary institutions of the state; making an appropriation.
SJR 18 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the Legislature shall have power to enact laws under which Employers' Liability Insurance and Workmen's Compensation shall be provided for and administered by the State; making an appropriation.
SJR 24 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that all property of the American Legion from which no profits, rents or revenues are derived is exempt from all taxation; making an appropriation.
41st 1st Called Session
SB 63 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending stock laws for certain counties.
SB 64 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to lodges of fraternal benefit societies.
SB 65 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to taxation of public and church property.
SB 76 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the assessment and collection of taxes by Independent School Districts.
SB 77 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to district attorneys in certain districts; amending certain laws.
SB 80 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to more accurately defining the term "Motor Bus Company" and better defining the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 95 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the compensation of deputies and assistants of certain district and county officers; amending a certain Statute.
SB 108 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to better defining Fraternal Benefit Societies and defining a lodge system for such.
SB 116 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to General Arbitration Statute.
41st 2nd Called Session
SB 35 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the shooting or discharging of any gun, pistol or firearm in or along or across any public road in this state; prescribing a penalty.
SB 45 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to adopting a general arbitration statute.
SB 61 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the purchase of certain real estate located in the City of Austin north of the Capitol Building and south of Fourteenth Street.
SB 81 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to amending the Road Law of Llano County.
SB 86 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to fixing the salary of County Commissioners in each county having a population of not less than 5300 and not more than 5375 according to the latest United States Census.
SB 97 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of one deputy sheriff in each county containing a population of not less than 10,040 nor more than 10,050 as shown by the preceding Federal Census and authorizing the payment of salary out of the general fund of the county.
SB 98 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to fixing the salary of the court reporter in certain judicial districts.
SB 107 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to placing certain common and independent school districts under the general law.
SB 108 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing for school trustees in all independent school districts at eleemosynary institutions.
SB 126 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to providing that in all counties where the county Attorney performs the duties of the County Attorney and District Attorney, the County attorney may appoint one or more assistants who need not possess the qualifications provided for County Attorneys.
SB 140 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to authorizing Commissioners' Courts of the several counties in Texas to issue refunding bonds for the purpose of refunding road bonds that have been issued by authority of certain statutes and authorizing the Commissioners' Courts to pass all appropriate orders to carry out such refunding.
SB 154 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to permitting the catching of suckers, buffalo, carp, shad and gar, in certain counties during the months of June, July and August, by the use of a seine of any size mesh, or by the use of wire, rope or grab hooks.
41st 3rd Called Session
SB 18 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to relinquishing to owners of abutting land the fee title to the streets, alleys or highways in the city of Austin, Texas, but perpetually reserving and retaining therein the easement now existing for public purposes.
41st 4th Called Session
SB 54 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to conferring upon the Board of Regents of the University of Texas authority in the leasing of certain University lands; making an appropriation.
SB 74 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to canceling and annulling the lease which Travis County holds against the courthouse and jail property owned by the State of Texas, the same being North half of Block No. (123) one hundred twenty-three, in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas.
SB 81 Author: Hornsby, John William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing a period of time when continuity of failure to render land for taxes or otherwise exercise dominion over it shall prima facie prove title in persons paying taxes or exercising dominion over such land.
41st 5th Called Session
SB 37 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to cancelling and annulling the lease which Travis County holds against the courthouse and jail property owned by the State of Texas.
SB 80 Author: Hornsby, John William
Caption: Relating to surplus county funds.