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Legislation authored by Charles Higgens Tennyson

Includes legislation with Charles Higgens Tennyson as the primary author for the 43rd 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 131 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that persons, companies, or corporations engaged in furnishing water, gas, telephone, light, power, or sewerage service in incorporated cities and towns shall be included in the provisions of said Article; making its provisions apply to all incorporated cities or towns incorporated under the General Laws of the State of Texas.
HB 132 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to allowing cities and towns to extend the lines of their water, gas, sewer, or electric light and power systems outside of the limits of such cities or towns and to sell the privilege or services thereof to persons or corporations, or to permit them to connect therewith, provided that no electric lines shall be extended into the corporate limits of another incorporated town or city.
HB 133 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to to furnishing utilities so as to make its provisions more certainly apply to the local properties or systems of companies, corporations and persons furnishing water, light, gas and sewerage service in cities and towns of Texas.
HB 134 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to corporations furnishing utilities to cities and towns so as to make the provisions of these statutes also apply to telephone companies and providing that every corporation owning, leasing or operating in this State in incorporated cities or towns, regardless of the population, a street railroad, electric light and power plant furnishing light and power to the public, gas plant furnishing gas to the public, water plant furnishing water to the public, shall file a report with the Secretary of State.
HB 226 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to exempting Water Improvement Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts and Levee Improvement Districts, incorporated as public municipal corporations under the laws of this State from the payment of registration fees on motor vehicle trailers and semi-trailers owned by and exclusively used int he service of such districts.
HB 243 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to carrying into effect Section 48a of Article III of the Constitution; establishing a Teachers' Retirement System of Texas; establishing a Teachers' Retirement System of Texas.
HB 472 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to granting permission to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and to the State BOard of Education to use a sum not to exceed One Hundred and Fifty Thousand ($150,000) Dollars of the amount appropriated in the Equalization Bill, same being House Bill No. 327, Regular Session, Forty-fourth Legislature for the year 1936 and 1937, in the payment of approved claims for high school tuition of certain school districts in order to bring all payments to eighty-seven (87%) percent for the year 1935 and 1936.
HB 507 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to validating the organization and creation of all Junior College Districts created in any manner.
HB 512 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the Independent School District or city that has assumed control of its schools or where the same has been organized as a Junior College District has an independent entity which is governed, administered, and controlled by and under the direction of the Board of Education of such District or city, and conferring upon said Board of Education of said Junior College District the rights, powers, privileges, and duties imposed upon Trustees of Independent School Districts by the General Laws of the State of Texas in so far as they may be applicable and not inconsistent with this Act.
HB 587 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to location of county officers.
HB 609 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining the duties of the State Board of Education to exact of school districts and cities and towns which have assumed control of Public Schools located therein the performance of certain prescribed duties in instances wherein all or any part of the bonds of such districts, cities or towns are owned by the Permanent School Fund.
HB 868 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring dealers, peddlers and brokers handling or dealing in used oil, gas or pipeline equipment to obtain licenses from the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas.
HB 935 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Assessor and Collector of Taxes, with the consent and approval of the Commissioners' Court, to appoint a deputy Tax Collector in certain counties.
HB 936 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to giving county traffic officers the same authority as deputy sheriffs to make arrests.
HB 959 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining how a motor vehicle shall be destroyed and demolished; providing that where a refund has been made under the provisions of this Act for a destroyed and demolished motor vehicle, that such motor vehicle shall not again be operated and used upon the highways of this State, prescribing a penalty.
HB 960 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that costs incurred on applications to obtain a license to engage in the beer business shall be assessed and collected as in civil cases.
44th Regular Session
HB 65 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that all of the revenue derived from the sale of cigarette stamps should be credited to the available school fund; and providing this Act shall become effective September 1, 1935.
HB 66 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that all of the revenue derived from the sale of cigarette stamps should be credited to the available school fund; and providing this Act shall become effective September 1, 1935.
HB 105 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to safeguarding the consumers of natural gas, whether used on a domestic, commercial, or industrial basis, against excess charges, by prohibiting the ready to serve charge and/or fixed service charge by the gas companies, corporations or individuals serving natural gas on a domestic, commercial, or industrial basis; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 106 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to placing under the intangible assets tax laws of this State all gas pipeline companies, and all other classes of common carrier pipeline companies, whether individual or corporate.
HB 158 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for attendance of rural pupils or of other pupils in high schools at the expense of their home districts and of the State.
HB 168 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
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 51a, of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas.
HB 227 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining common carrier pipelines engaged, or to engage, in the transportation of natural gas; fixing penalties for violation of this Act.
HB 251 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment of taxes in the Wichita Falls Independent School District.
HB 1001 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making provision that refunding bonds may be issued as term or as serial bonds, maturing in either case within forty (40) years from date of issue and may be made optional on any interest payment date as the governing board shall direct.
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 51 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the assumption of bonded indebtedness by districts whose boundaries have been extended or enlarged; prescribing the method of holding elections on the question of the assumption of such indebtedness and the levying and collecting of a tax to pay the principal and interest thereof.
43rd Regular Session
HB 80 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that all taxes of the Wichita Falls Independent School District for the calendar year 1933 and subsequent years shall become due on the 1st day of October of each year, respectively, and that unless one-half of such taxes are paid on or before the 31st day of the month in which such taxes become due, the entire taxes for that year shall become delinquent, and a penalty of ten per centum (10%) on all of said taxes shall accrue thereon.
HB 174 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to salaries of judges of the Supreme Court, judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals, judges of the Commission of Appeals, judges of the Commission of Appeals, judges of the Commission in Aid of the Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals, judges of the district and/or criminal district courts.
HB 458 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to discrimination by persons, corporations, firms and associations furnishing gas, electric current or power so as to make it unlawful for any such persons, associations, or corporations generating, making, manufacturing, transporting, or selling gas, electric current and power to individuals, the public or municipalities for light, heat, power, and other purposes to discriminate in charges therefor under similar and contemporaneous circumstances; prescribing penalties for violations; providing this Act shall be cumulative of all other laws prohibiting discrimination.
HB 652 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to safeguarding the consumers of natural gas, whether used on a domestic, commercial, or industrial basis, against excess charges, by prohibiting the ready to serve charge and/or fixed service charge by the gas companies, corporations, or individuals serving natural gas on a domestic, commercial, or industrial basis, defining "ready to serve charge," providing a penalty for violations of said Act, repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 733 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining common carrier pipelines engaged, or to engage in, the transportation of natural gas; giving the Railroad Commission of Texas the power to regulate the rate of such transportation by such common carriers.
HB 734 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining common carrier pipelines engaged, or to engage in, the transporation of natural gas; providing against discrimination in favor of or against individuals, associations of persons, municipal corporations, or corporations in the conduct of their business, fixing penalties for the violation of this Act, making certain violations a criminal offense, and fixing a penalty therefor.
HB 839 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the allocation of the funds derived from the cigarette tax by providing that the proceeds from such tax shall be placed to the credit of the State Available School Fund.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 91 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to safeguarding the consumers of natural gas whether used on a domestic, commercial, or industrial basis, against excess charges, by prohibiting the ready-to-serve charge and/or fixed service charge by the gas companies, corporations, or individuals serving natural gas on a domestic, commercial, or industrial basis; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 95 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining common carrier pipelines engaged, or to engage, in the transportation of natural gas; declaring such common carriers to be public utilities, and making them subject to the provisions of this Act.
HB 132 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making additional allocation and appropriation of the revenues derived from the tax levied and collected on the gross sales of gas transmission lines relative to the regulation of gas utilities and the orders of the Railroad Commission promulgated in pursuance thereof.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 33 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Governor to refund the principal of State of Texas bonds heretofore matured and/or becoming due March 1, 1934, held by the State Permanent School Fund, Permanent University of Texas Fund, Lunatic Asylum Permanent Fund, Blind Institute Permanent Fund, Deaf and Dumb Institute Permanent Fund.
HB 95 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the powers of governing bodies in certain cities and towns so as to make its provisions apply to all cities or towns incorporated under the General Laws of the State of Texas, and limiting the earnings of persons, companies, or corporations, coming within the provisions of said statute, to an amount not exceeding a fair return upon the fair value of property used and useful in rendering its service to the public.
HB 103 Author: Tennyson, Charles H. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to placing under the Intangible Assets Tax Laws of this State all gas pipeline companies, and all other classes of common carrier pipeline companies, whether individual or corporate, providing that all such common carriers, whether the business is conducted by individuals or corporations shall, after the effective date of this Act, come within the provisions and scope of the present Intangible Assets Tax Laws of this State.