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Legislation authored by Herman Jones

Includes legislation with Herman Jones as the primary author for the 44th through 45th 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.

45th Regular Session
HB 4 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the imposition of a franchise tax; providing that certain corporations shall be exempt from this Act but requiring the exemption to be proven by the claimant; providing for penalties for failure to file return or failure to pay tax or the making of false returns.
HB 18 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the salaries of the judges of the several Courts of Civil Appeals of this State.
HB 154 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the size of commercial motor vehicles and semi-trailers.
HB 281 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Ten Thousand ($10,000.00) Dollars to be used by the Attorney General for the purpose of paying costs and expenses in defending and sustaining the validity and constitutionality of certain Act imposing a graduated flat rate tax on Chain Stores, and to pay costs and expenses incurred by the Attorney General in the State of federal Courts in the matter of the prosecution of suits for the enforcement of the collection of the taxes imposed by this law.
HB 333 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to withdrawing from participating party review in Court of Civil Appeals by means of writ of error.
HB 334 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for waiver of variances and of defects, omissions and faults in pleading.
HB 335 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to giving further certainty to appellate jurisdiction, providing for waiver and cure of objection as to the various notices and bonds required for its perfection.
HB 442 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to creating a Board of Legal Examiners to consist of seven (7) lawyers providing for the qualifications of its members, for their term of office, method of appointment and removal.
HB 479 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating Seven Million Five Hundred Thousand ($7,500,000.00) Dollars per years, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the next biennium beginning September 1, 1937, and ending August 31, 1939, for the purpose of promoting public school interest and equalizing the educational opportunities afforded by the State to all children of scholastic age within the State, including sufficient funds to match Federal Funds appropriated for the purpose of conducting Vocational Agriculture, Home Economics, Trades and Industries, General Rehabilitation and rehabilitation for Crippled Children.
HB 487 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to validating an order of County School Board, transferring land out of Common School District No. 113, to Independent School District No. 6, in Wise County.
HB 534 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act with respect to omnibus tax measures; including samong securities taxed abstracts of judgment; exempting notes, obligations and instruments securing same, taken by or on behalf of the State of Texas or any agency or instrumentality of the State Government in carrying out a governmental purpose.
HB 858 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to providing and authorizing that any bonds, interest thereon, or similar obligations, issued by any municipality or political division of the State may be made payable at the office the State Treasurer, designating and constituting the State Treasurer, Ex-officio Treasurer and fiscal agent of such municipalities and political divisions for such purposes, providing for the deposit and payment of funds by municipalities and political divisions with the State Treasurer for such purposes.
HB 862 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to providing that all bonds which have been heretofore issued and sold by all road districts in certain counties, where the proceeds of the sale of bonds has been expended, in whole or in part, upon a highway which has, since the issuance and sale of said bonds, been temporarily or permanently designated as a part of the State Highway System, shall be entitled to participate in the State Highway Fund.
HB 1003 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to providing for the rendition of petroleum tank cars, and the apportionment of the value of such petroleum tank cars to the counties.
45th 2nd Called Session
HB 25 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to providing for the imposition of a franchise tax.
HB 30 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to defining the terms "freight cars, car line companies, and railroad companies", as used herein; providing that car line companies shall file a report with the State Tax Board each year; providing that the State Tax Board shall apportion such freight cars to Texas by certain designated methods; providing that the State Tax Board can value such freight cars in Texas; providing that failure to comply with this Act shall be grounds for the cancellation of the carter or permit of such companies; providing a penalty against those companies who fail to file the required reports.
HB 87 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to reducing gross receipts tax on telegraph companies to conform with tax on telephone companies.
44th Regular Session
HB 212 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that any life insurance company organized under the laws of this State may invest in or loan upon certain securities.
HB 616 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to provided that no case shall be reversed for error committed by the trial court unless it shown to the satisfaction of the Court of Criminal Appeals that material injury was done to the defendant thereby and that a different verdict or judgment would probably have been rendered had such error not been committed.
HB 617 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to providing that the jury, after having retired, may ask for further instructions from the judge.
HB 618 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to the privilege of the judge to make changes to his main charge upon hearing objections from the defendant's counsel.
HB 619 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to the duty of the judge to delivery a written charge to the jury in felony cases.
HB 620 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to sentences in cases where a defendant has been convicted in two or more cases.
HB 621 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to giving counsel on both sides reasonable time to present requested instructions to the jury before the judge reads his charge to the jury.
HB 622 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to the procedures for drawing a jury list.
HB 623 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to providing that in all criminal cases in the district and county courts of this State in which the defendant is convicted and desires to appeal, he shall, within two days after the verdict of guilty, file a motion for a new trial.
HB 737 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to further defining what road districts shall be eligible to the benefits provided for in certain statute relating to same.
HB 971 Author: Jones, Herman
Caption: Relating to conferring the right of eminent domain on all agencies, bodies and corporations engaged in public works; defining certain words, terms and phrases as used in this Act.
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 10 Author: Jones, Herman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the imposition of a franchise tax; providing that certain corporations shall be exempt from this Act, but requiring the exemption to be proven by the claimant, and repealing all existing exemptions, or special credits.