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Legislation authored by Jesse Elbert Roach

Includes legislation with Jesse Elbert Roach as the primary author for the 44th through 44th 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.

44th Regular Session
HB 96 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the buying and selling of pools or receiving or making bets on horse racing, and providing a penalty for its violation.
HB 282 Author: Roach, Jesse E. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining unfair price discrimination and unfair price competition, declaring the same to be misdemeanors, and fixing penalties for violations.
HB 284 Author: Roach, Jesse E. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the filing of records in the Courts of Civil Appeals in the order received by the clerk of that court, for setting cases for submission, for notifying parties of the date of filing of the records, the date set for hearing, fixing the time and manner of filing brief.
HB 285 Author: Roach, Jesse E. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to grounds for reversal of judgment, by providing that based upon any cause of action or defense pleaded and sustained by evidence and a jury trial thereon shall be deemed waived
HB 303 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to shoot at or kill any squirrel, dove, or quail in Rains County, Texas; providing a penalty.
HB 315 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Relating to defining the business of well cementing and of cementing casing in oil, gas or water wells, and providing for the payment of an occupation tax by any person engaged in such business so defined, and providing who shall be subject to provisions hereof.
HB 336 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the time when motions for new trials may be made in misdemeanors and felony trials.
HB 476 Author: Roach, Jesse E. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that all written contracts which stipulate for a greater rate of interest than ten percent per annum shall be absolutely void as to principal and interest and unenforceable in a ny court of law or equity in this State.
HJR 29 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article III, sections 4, 5, and 24 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing the time members of the House of Representatives shall take office; providing the Legislature shall meet in annual regular session and shall receive an annual salary.
HJR 53 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article 16, Section 11, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, defining interest and providing that all written contracts for interest in excess of ten percent per annum, shall be null and void as to principal and interest.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 33 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Relating to defining a pool and billiard table, and providing for the payment of State, county and city occupation taxes, by any person operating a pool or billiard table.
HB 37 Author: Roach, Jesse E. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for a six cent a barrel tax on oil; placing said revenue into the Available School Fund and the Old Age Pension Fund of the State of Texas; requiring reports; prescribing penalties.
44th 2nd Called Session
HB 1 Author: Roach, Jesse E. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to increasing the tax on oil, allocating the revenue to the Public School Fund and for the payment of Old Age Pensions
HB 47 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Relating to defining the business of well cementing and of cementing casing in oil, gas or water wells, and providing for the payment of an occupation tax by any person engaged in such business so defined, and providing who shall be subject to provisions hereof; providing for the time of payment of a tax of 5% of the monies received by such person so engaged; fixing the time such payments shall be due and fixing the time for the filing of the reports required by the provisions hereof and for penalties for failure to pay said tax when due.
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 29 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax on the production of quicksilver; providing for an occupation tax of $5.00 per flask of all quicksilver produced within the State of Texas; providing for the reports and records; imposing forfeitures and penalties for failure to keep records; providing for penalties for failure to pay such tax.
HB 30 Author: Roach, Jesse E.
Caption: Relating to defining the business of well cementing and of cementing casing in oil, gas or water wells, and providing for the payment of an occupation tax by any person engaged in such business so defined; providing for the time of payment of a tax of five percent of the monies received by such payments shall be due and fixing the time for the filing and for penalties for failure to pay said tax when due.