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Legislation authored by Robert Lee Reader

Includes legislation with Robert Lee Reader as the primary author for the 41st through 49th 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.

49th Regular Session
HB 45 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the policy of this State with reference to citizens of the Americas, declaring that public places catering to the public for business and profit are public utilities; providing for the elimination of discrimination by public utilities against persons of Mexican or Latin-American origins; prescribing penalties.
HB 438 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale, gift, order, barter, exchange, distribution and possession of barbital, barbituric acid, and its compounds and/or its derivatives, and providing penalties for its violation; providing a saving clause.
HB 526 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to providing for justice, county, or State courts to employ a medical examiner in the investigation of unsuspected, unusual and violent deaths; providing for autopsies, examinations and reports.
HB 833 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the salary of the Chief Deputy and the salaries and number of assistants and department heads in the office of the County Tax Assessor-Collector in all counties having a population of not less than two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) and not more than three hundred and fifty thousand according to the last preceding census of the United States; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
46th Regular Session
HB 223 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the prevention and control of disease; giving the State Health Officer and the State Board of Health authority to promulgate orders, rules and regulations for the protection of the public health; prescribing a penalty.
HB 231 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to protecting trade-mark owners, distributors, and the general public against injurious and uneconomic practices in the distribution of articles of standard quality under a distinguished trade-mark, brand, or name, and to facilitate fair trade; making certain acts unlawful and providing a penalty.
HB 642 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to defining, regulating, licensing and taxing the business of itinerant merchants; to provide criminal penalties and civil liabilities for violation of this Act.
HB 1109 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the taking of Collared Peccary or Javelina or their hides.
45th Regular Session
HB 57 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a State Board of Pharmacy.
HB 58 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to protecting trademark owners, distributors and the general public against injurious and uneconomic practices in the distribution of articles of standard quality under a distinguished trademark, brand or name, and to facilitate fair trade.
HB 59 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuance of Poll Tax Exemption Certificates, prescribing the form, the time of issuing, and the method of transferring same.
HB 172 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to empowering the State Health Officer to declare a quarantine when he has reason to believe that a dangerous condition exists by reason of rabies among dogs; providing a penalty for violation of any provision of this Act.
HB 405 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Board of Health to divide the State into twelve or more Health Districts and to employ certain named employees and making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of said districts and payment of salaries of employees.
HB 755 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to authorizing all cities and towns whether incorporated under General Law or under Special Charter granted by the Legislature or by charter adopted or amended by vote of the people, to construct or acquire otherwise, and install sanitary equipment as provided herein, to pay for same or to issue its obligations in connection therewith, to charge rentals for use of said equipment to issue revenue bonds, notes or warrants based on such income and further secured by a mortgage on such properties.
HB 769 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to requiring the registration fee of all manufacturers of foods and drugs and all importers for sale or distribution of any article of food, drug or chemical; providing a penalty for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
45th 2nd Called Session
HB 3 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying a tax on all persons engaged in the selling of certain commodities, and providing for the protection of trademark owners, distributors and the general public against injurious and uneconomic practices in the distribution of articles of standard quality under a distinguished trademark, brand or name, and to facilitate fair trade.
44th Regular Session
HB 5 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to protecting trademark owners, distributors, and the general public against injurious and uneconomic practices in the distribution of articles of standard quality under a distinguished trademark, brande, or name, and to facilitate fair trade.
HB 91 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for quarantining against rabies and giving notice of such quarantine.
HB 133 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale of contraceptive devices, prophylactic rubber goods and articles for the prevention of venereal and other diseases and infections, or any sex inciting devices or contrivances, except by registered pharmacist or licensed physicians; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 356 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to salary of the Board of Pharmacy, providing renewal fees for licenses and prohibiting the use of the word "Pharmacy" where no registered pharmacist is employed.
HB 425 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000) out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated, for the support, maintenance, and extra help for the State Laboratories of the State Health Department.
HB 588 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining, prohibiting, and declaring illegal, trusts, monopolies, and conspiracies in restraint of trade, and prescribing penalties for forming and being connected with such trusts, monopolies or conspiracies.
HB 721 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to preventing unfair competition and unfair trade practice, providing for exceptions to this Act; prescribing liability for violation of the terms of this Act.
HB 819 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the sale of liquor for medicinal purposes; regulating the sale, handling, and disposition of liquor; providing for the licensing of certain persons selling and handling the same; defining terms; fixing penalties and punishments.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 5 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to preventing unfair competition and unfair trade practice, providing for exceptions to this Act, providing for method of fixing the standard retail price of article sold under labels, trademarks, brands, and forms of advertisement heretofore adopted and filed in office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts, fixing a tax fee to Comptroller of Public Accounts for services rendered.
44th 2nd Called Session
HB 7 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to preventing unfair competition and unfair trade practice, providing exceptions to this Act.
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 3 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to increasing the tax on oil; allocating the revenue tot he Public School Fund, and for the payment of Old Age Pensions.
43rd Regular Session
HB 279 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Board of Pharmacy and regulating pharmacies, drug stores, and the sale of drugs.
HB 284 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to providing for exceptions to the statutes regulating employment agents as defined in certain section of the Revised Civil Statutes.
HB 671 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to appropriating the unexpended balance of funds appropriated for the control and prevention of malaria.
HB 846 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to providing for additional time and form for filing with the State Banking Commissioner proof of claim by any depositor in a bank which has ceased to do business and has been administered by the State Banking Commissioner since January 1, 1930; and providing for the payment of any such claim to such depositor.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 109 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating the sum of three hundred thirty-two dollars and eighty-seven cents ($332.87) due the State Board of Health for meeting on March 13, 1933.
43rd 3rd Called Session
HB 34 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation for the continuation of malaria control by the State Board of Health.
HB 55 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale of Barbituric Acid or derivatives and compounds thereof under any copyrighted or chemical names except to wholesale drug houses, chemical houses, and dispensing pharmacies or practicing physicians, providing that the same may not be dispensed except by a practicing physician or retail pharmacy on prescriptions written by a legally qualified practicing physician.
43rd 4th Called Session
HB 12 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation for the manufacturing of typhus vaccines and serums by the State Health Department and paying for such extra labor as may be necessary.
42nd Regular Session
HB 96 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to regulating of the practice of pharmacy.
HB 97 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act relating to the practice of pharmacy and regulating the distribution, compounding, mixing, manufacturing and selling of drugs, medicines, poisons, narcotics and derivatives.
HB 285 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the repairing and renovation of the State Capitol, creating a Board for such purpose, making an appropriation.
HB 453 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the appointment of three (3) additional members of the State Board of Health.
HB 454 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes providing for the registration and registration fee of importers and manufacturers of foods and drugs, and defining manufacturers and importers.
HB 530 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in certain districts.
HB 543 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to outlawing predatory price cutting constituting an unfair method of competition; fixing a penalty.
HB 574 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to providing more adequate compensation for County Treasurers in counties of a population of not less than 250,000 where the treasurer of such counties prepares the payrolls, makes payments thereunder in cash and acts as a paymaster for the county in addition to the regular duties as County Treasurer.
HB 583 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to set up, operate or maintain any store or place of business at or upon the grounds of any State Institution for the purpose of offering for sale or selling any goods, wares, or merchandise; prescribing penalties.
HB 680 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining certain grade labels for milk.
HB 959 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending statutes relating to intoxicating liquor; relating to traffic in alcohol.
HB 960 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing a system of public roads and bridges for Bexar County.
HB 971 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by establishing standards of weight of bread manufactured for sale, sold, offered or exposed for sale.
HB 999 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Section 1 of House Bill No. 574, Acts of the Regular Session of the 42nd Legislature, relating to compensation of City Treasurers.
42nd 1st Called Session
HB 8 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to conserving water supplies and preventing soil contamination; prescribing a penalty.
HB 44 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring licenses for the operation, maintenance, opening or establishment of stores in this State; prescribing penalties.
41st Regular Session
HB 11 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the State Board of Pharmacy, providing for its appointment, terms and tenure of office and it members; defining it duties and powers; and regulating the practice of pharmacy; and providing for the licensing of pharmacists and regulating the distribution, compounding and sale of medicines, drugs, chemicals and poisons in the State of Texas.
HB 615 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of ad valorem taxes.
HB 616 Author: Reader, Robert L.
Caption: Relating to the levying of ad valorem taxes by counties.
41st 2nd Called Session
HB 38 Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing Commissioners' Courts in certain counties in Texas in which are established hospitals jointly owned or operated by any city or county to levy a direct tax of not over ten cents on the valuation of One Hundred Dollars for the purpose of erecting buildings and other improvements and for maintaining and operating such hospitals and providing that all such levy of taxes shall be submitted to the qualified taxpaying voters of the county and a majority vote to be necessary to levy the taxes.