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Legislation authored by Arthur Lawson Holland

Includes legislation with Arthur Lawson Holland as the primary author for the 34th through 46th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

46th Regular Session
HB 124 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the general venue Statute so as to make it possible under given conditions to institute suits in counties other than the domicile of corporations and associations; including copartnerships in exception to the general rule of the venue.
HB 170 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to providing for a more adequate and equitable salary and certain expenses for county superintendents of public instruction in certain counties of Texas.
HB 267 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code regarding the venue of appeals from the order of the State Board of Barber Examiners
HB 384 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to providing that the Governor of the State of Texas shall appoint one member of each Administrative Board or Commission not created by the Constitution, as executive director thereof.
HB 487 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article by adding a section provided it shall be unlawful to operate any dining, club or café cars upon any railroad in Texas without having a white steward at all times in charge thereof while food is being served and/or drinks to white persons.
HB 610 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article relating to methods of absentee voting.
HB 645 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article with reference to filing applications by candidates for district offices.
HB 648 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to the trapping, taking, and killing of wild fox in Bell County, for a period of two (2) years; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 816 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to give false reports of marriages, births, and deaths to newspapers, their agents and employees, for publication, providing such shall constitute a misdemeanor, prescribing a penalty.
HB 1027 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute, providing for actual and necessary traveling expenses for Commissioners in the conduct of office in certain counties.
HB 1145 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to prescribing the methods by which fish may be taken from the fresh waters, lakes and streams of Bell County; making it unlawful to sell, offer for sale, or barter any fish taken from the fresh waters, lakes or streams of Bell County; prescribing a closed season on squirrel.
HJR 9 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for a Constitutional Convention to be assembled in the city of Austin on the First Monday in October, 1939, for the purpose of framing a new constitution.
45th Regular Session
HB 98 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that all persons who are judicially found to be unsafe drivers of motor vehicles so far as the public using the roads, streets, and highways of this State is concerned shall, before thereafter being permitted to operate a motor vehicle on said roads, streets and highways, give evidence of financial responsibility for the protection of the public in motor vehicle accidents, defining who shall be construed to be unsafe drivers, and who shall be required to give the evidence of financial responsibility required by this Act; providing penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 135 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating mutual insurance companies and local mutual aid associations in the State of Texas, including all foreign companies or associations operating under a permit to do business in Texas.
HB 136 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating mutual insurance companies and local mutual aid associations in the State of Texas, providing no one individual or officer shall be designated by applicant for policies of insurance as proxy to cast votes for said applicant or member, but that such designations shall be divided equally between four several officers and one member not an officer, providing for effect upon applicant or member who desires to designate proxy other than those specified herein, and the manner of such designation.
HB 142 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to providing peace officers shall remove motor vehicles from traffic upon probable cause to believe such motor vehicle is about to be operated by a person in any degree under the influence of intoxicating liquor, or while a passenger therein is boisterous, drunken and unruly to such a degree as to be likely to make it unsafe for the driver thereof to operate same; providing it shall be unlawful for drunken, boisterous or unruly person to cause accident by motor vehicle, and providing penalty therefor.
HB 173 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing in any and all cases in trial and appellate courts that after parties have originally made appearance in a suit or proceeding, or have been originally brought into same by personal service, or have appeared therein for specific purposes or pleadings, or have instituted proceedings for review in an appellate court, all subsequent notices, writs, and process now or hereafter required by law or rules of the courts to be served upon such parties, in the same suit or proceeding, may at the election of the party required to procure such service be made by registered mail with return receipt in lieu of personal service by officer or other person authorized to serve same.
HB 179 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating length of trains.
HB 197 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to regulating voting in political party primaries, providing no poll tax shall ever be required to vote therein, providing for registration for voters' in party primaries and conventions and regulation and disposition of fees therefor by commissioners courts.
HB 217 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to providing in prosecutions for rape by force, threats or fraud, that the failure of the prosecutrix to make immediate outcry may or may not constitute an evidence of consent as the jury may determine, and same shall be a question of fact for the jury, whose determination of the issue shall be final.
HB 273 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to granting Mrs. Beulah Baker McFarland and husband, A.C. McFarland, and A.D. Baker and wife, Alty Baker, of Bell County, Texas, permission to bring suit against the State of Texas and the State Highway Department for damages for personal injuries received by and the death of Robert Baker on account of the alleged negligence of the State Highway Department and of its employees while Robert Baker was employed on construction work on State Highway No. 2 in Bell County, Texas.
HB 292 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to Writs of Certiorari to Justice Courts; defining what constitutes sufficient cause for the issuance of such writs.
HB 344 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the infliction of death penalty by means of lethal gas.
HB 400 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to regulating natural gas, water, electric and telephone companies so as to provide for inspection of all gas, water, electric and telephone wires, pipes, fixtures and conductors within buildings, exclusive of the actual appliances in which such utilities are used.
HB 563 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of any trap, seine, or net of any kind for the purpose of taking or catching any fish in Bell County for a period of two (2) years from and after the effective date of this Act; prescribing a penalty therefor.
HB 693 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to regulating the application of candidates for their names to appear on the official ballot for the general primary as a candidate for any office, prescribing time within which same shall be made, providing for information to be given in such application, providing that same shall be acknowledged by said candidate.
HB 694 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to regulating application by candidates for district office, prescribing the time within which same is to be filed, requisites and effects thereof, and of same request filed by twenty-five (25) qualified voters resident in said district and the effect thereof.
HB 695 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to the time within which requests for names to appear on official ballots for a general primary may be filed.
HB 943 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to providing that tax on notes and secured obligation shall be levied on only one of several contemporaneous instruments securing the same obligation, provided such shall be upon the instrument of greatest denomination, provided said exemption shall not apply to subsequent instruments securing said obligation.
HB 1081 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to trap, snare, shoot, catch, or kill any wild fox in Bell and Nacogdoches Counties for a period of two (2) years; providing a penalty.
45th 1st Called Session
HB 39 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to granting the Commissioners Court of Bell County permission to pay out of the General Fund of said County bounties for the destruction of rattlesnakes and predatory animals.
45th 2nd Called Session
HB 34 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to increasing the tax levies on oil, sulphur and natural gas, allocating the revenues therefrom and establishing rules and regulations for the distribution of such revenues as are derived therefrom and allocated to the Old Age Assistance Commission.
HB 41 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson
Caption: Relating to providing for a tax of ten (10¢) cents on each One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars or fraction thereof on all notes and sale contracts over the sum of Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars executed after the effective date of this act.
HB 73 Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, and confirming all bond issues heretofore voted and issued, or which have been voted and not yet issued, of all common school districts, common consolidated school districts, rural high school districts, and independent school districts, regardless of whether said bonds mature in serial annual installments or not.