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Legislation authored by Willam Marvin Martin

Includes legislation with Willam Marvin Martin as the primary author for the 34th through 44th 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.

44th Regular Session
SB 196 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to regulating the maximum annual fees which may be retained by county and District officers in certain counties.
SB 197 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of County Commissioners in certain counties at Twenty-One Hundred ($2100) Dollars, providing that such shall be the salaries of said Commissioners so long as the taxable values in the county shall exceed Fifteen Million ($15,000,000.00) Dollars, for the next preceding year, and prescribing that the salaries be paid in monthly installments.
SB 252 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to defining an independent contractor and declaring the liability of an employer employing one as an independent contractor.
SB 253 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for regulation of payment for medical and hospital bills.
SB 254 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to requiring of the court to ascertain parties to suit.
43rd Regular Session
SB 174 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing that the Industrial Accident Board shall hereafter be known as the Industrial Accident Commission and providing that said Commission shall consist of three members, and providing for their term of office, and providing that the present members of the Industrial Accident Board or Commission shall continue in office as members of the new Industrial Accident Commission until the expiration of their respective terms of appointment.
SB 175 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to defining the terms "dependent" and "accident"; redefining the terms "employee," "beneficiaries," "legal beneficiaries," "injury" and "personal injury."
SB 176 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing that on or before the date of the expiration of compensation policy the Association shall give notice of such expiration to the Industrial Accident Commission and from and after such notice by either the subscriber or Association, all employees of the subscriber shall be conclusively presumed to have notice of the fact that the employer has ceased to be a subscriber.
SB 177 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to payment of compensation in case of death from injury in certain cases.
SB 178 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing that the Association shall furnish such medical, surgical and other attendance or treatment, nurse and hospital service, including crutches and apparatus for such period as may be required.
SB 225 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act providing for development of State-owned river beds for oil and gas purposes by re-appropriating for the purposes therein set out the unexpended balance of the specified appropriation contained in Sub-section 8 of said Act.
SB 281 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to limiting the amount of any assessment to one-fourth of the assessed value of the property at the time the lien is fixed, and providing that parties cited by publication shall be entitled, in a suit to enforce such lien, to plead any matters which might have been urged in an original hearing upon the assessment, and prohibiting personal judgments except upon contract liens.
SB 305 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing that certain Confederate widows shall be entitled to Confederate widows' pensions.
SB 306 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Board of Mineral Development; vesting all rights, powers, duties and obligations heretofore vested in said Board of Mineral Development in the Commissioner of the General Land Office of the State of Texas.
SB 336 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
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 411 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to interest in controversy of participants in trials.
SB 412 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to the recovery of money and penalties due the State of Texas; providing for the venue in such suits.
SB 443 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute defining the final jurisdiction of the Courts of Civil Appeals by providing that the jurisdiction of said Courts shall not be final, and the Supreme Court may grant a writ of error, in any one of the cases where there is involved the validity or construction of a statute or where there is a dissenting opinion in the Court of Civil Appeals or where the decision of said Court conflicts with a prior decision of the same court or with a prior decision of some other Court of Civil Appeals or with a prior decision of the Supreme Court.
SB 444 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the enforcing of judgment in capital cases so as to provide for the time of execution, the method of execution, the place of execution, those who shall be present, escape after sentence, and escape from the penitentiary.
SB 514 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the taking, killing or possession of wild fox for the purpose of barter or sale, and prohibiting the use of steel-traps for taking furbearing animals in certain counties.
SB 544 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing that in all counties containing a city, other than the county seat, in excess of 7,000 inhabitants according to the 1930 decennial census, the tax collector, with the consent and approval of the commissioners court of said county may appoint a deputy tax collector in such town or city, who shall have the right to issue valid receipts for all taxes collected by him and to collect a fee of twenty-five cents from each person who pays his taxes to said deputy and to whom said deputy issues a receipt.
43rd 1st Called Session
SB 29 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Prison Board to employ a supervising steward or stewardess.
SB 30 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that in all counties containing a city, other than the county seat, in excess of 7,000 inhabitants according to the 1939 Decennial Census, the tax collector, with the consent and approval of the Commissioners' Court of said county may appoint a deputy tax collector in such town or city, who shall have the right to issue valid receipts for all taxes collected by him and to collect a fee of twenty-five cents from each person who pays his taxes to said deputy issues a receipt.
SB 75 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to making appropriation to pay contingent expenses of State Prosecuting Attorneys for the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 81 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of two thousand and five hundred dollars for the building, installing, and operating of a new cotton lint sterilizing machine for treating baled cotton in the pink bollworm infested area of the State as a clearance of trade on such cotton, in compliance with the Pink Bollworm Law.
SB 102 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to authorizing any county, city, common school district, road district, irrigation and drainage district, and any other political subdivision to accept bonds issued by Federal Home Loan Bank Board or Home Owners' Loan Corporation in payment of delinquent taxes due such political subdivisions.
43rd 2nd Called Session
SB 28 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to county auditors and their powers to appoint an assistant.
SB 49 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the economic conditions and policy of this State concerning cooperation with the National Government in authorizing and providing for action by trade groups, labor and management of industry, eliminating unfair competition, promoting the proper productive capacity of industry, increasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural products by increasing purchasing power, reducing unemployment, improving standards of labor and otherwise rehabilitating industry and conserving natural resources, as announced in the National Industrial Recovery Act.
43rd 3rd Called Session
SB 16 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of a commission for the aid and assistance of the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.
42nd Regular Session
SB 121 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to regulating the operation of motor vehicles or trailers or combination thereof, driven or operated along or across improved public highways of over a certain number of pounds.
SB 122 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relative to bills of exception in District and County courts.
SB 123 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing that a prosecution for the unlawful sale or delivery of intoxicating liquor may be had either in the county wherein the sale or delivery is made or in any county through or into which the intoxicating liquor is carried.
SB 219 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the prevention of the fraudulent operation or use of automatic vending machines, slot machines, coin-box telephones or coin receptacles, or making or furnishing devices to defraud owners, lessees or licensees of the same, and prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions thereof.
SB 220 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to creating the office of criminal district attorney in certain counties.
SB 221 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing for a Rural School Supervisor in certain counties in lieu of Teachers' Institutes.
SB 242 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing for the preparation and distribution of mimeographed or similar copies of all of the proceedings of every meeting of the Highway Commission.
SB 243 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by regulating the maximum tonnage to be hauled by Class "A" and Class "B" carriers.
SB 269 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes providing for a landlord's lieu upon the properties and crops of a tenant for rents and advances.
SB 304 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article by providing for statements of facts in question and answer form.
SB 305 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to liability insurance of employers.
SB 306 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article relative to the application for a writ of error.
SB 381 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles relating to the power of mayors.
SB 398 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Johnson County, Texas.
SB 432 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by authorizing the Boards of Trustees of Rural High School Districts of the State of Texas to issue refunding bonds for the purpose of refunding outstanding bonded indebtedness of said districts.
SB 490 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing for the election of a District Attorney in the 18th Judicial District of Texas.
42nd 2nd Called Session
SB 12 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to allowing farmers, agriculturists and producers of agricultural products in Texas to agree with each other and with the farmers and agriculturists of other states to reasonably limit the acreage that each shall plant in any given crop.
SB 22 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts authorizing bond issue by road districts including previously created road districts.
41st Regular Session
SB 59 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing the duties of official court reporters in this State.
SB 147 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to practice in the District and County Courts; requiring District and County Judges to state the qualification of any Bill of Exception presented by either party to a suit and place such qualification in the record upon the trial of the case at the time the exception is reserved.
SB 148 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing that a prosecution for the unlawful sale or delivery of intoxicating liquor may be had either in the county wherein the sale or delivery is made, or in any county through or into which the intoxicating liquor is carried.
SB 149 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to regulating the placing of names of candidates on the ballot in primary elections of political parties; enacting provisions designed to secure party loyalty before a person shall have his name printed on the ballot; providing remedies and penalties.
SB 203 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing for audits of the books and finances of certain incorporated cities and towns to be done by an auditor or auditors to be appointed by the District Judge.
SB 401 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to requiring persons to be bona fide residents of this State in order to be qualified to have letters testamentary or of administration granted to them.
SB 424 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to designating a Commission of Farm Conservation; providing a tax and penalty for the violation of the findings of said commission by any farmer; making an appropriation.
SB 485 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing for additional compensation for official shorthand reporters of certain judicial districts.
SB 491 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining unfair discrimination.
SB 513 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to transferring Hood County from the 10th Supreme Judicial District in which the Court of Civil Appeals sits at Waco to the Second Supreme Judicial District in which the Court of Civil Appeals sits at Forth Worth.
41st 1st Called Session
SB 43 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to make provision for convicts out on bond pending appeal to voluntarily report to the penitentiary within five days.
SB 101 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles relating to public weighing.
SB 107 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to criminal district attorneys.
41st 2nd Called Session
SB 69 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the office of Criminal District Attorney in certain counties.
SB 90 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to make provision for convicts out on bond pending appeal to voluntarily report to the penitentiary within five days after the receipt of the mandate by the Clerk from the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 91 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to requiring District and County Judges to state the qualifications of any Bill of Exception presented by either party to a suit and place such qualifications in the record upon the trial of the case.
SB 94 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to public weighers.
SB 99 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to making provision for convicts in the state penitentiary to be granted a limited amount of freedom from restraint while serving their sentence and requiring such convicts to execute a bond.
SB 129 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing any water improvement district to create emergency loans and issue interim bonds for the purposes, in the manner, and under the restrictions and limitations, now provided.
SB 202 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to establishing at Milford, in Ellis County Texas, the Mid-Texas State Teachers' College.
41st 4th Called Session
SB 4 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to providing that in all counties where the County Attorney performs the duties of the County and District Attorneys, the County Attorney may appoint one or more assistants.
41st 5th Called Session
SB 41 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to legalizing, approving and validating improvement bonds of levee improvement districts, where such bonds have been approved by the Attorney General, Registered by the State Comptroller, and thereafter sold and delivered.
SB 46 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to empowering executors and administrators to renew debts of estates of decedents secured by liens on real estate.
SB 55 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to authorizing Water Control and Improvement Districts and Water Improvement Districts to declare an emergency in certain cases and under certain limitations, and to issue Interim Bonds in evidence of such emergency loans, and pledge taxes and bonds of such Districts to secure payment of such emergency loans evidenced by such Interim Bonds.
SB 91 Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will"
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws providing for a rural school supervisor in lieu of the teachers' institute in certain counties.