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Legislation authored by Joseph Abner Dodd

Includes legislation with Joseph Abner Dodd as the primary author for the 34th through 42nd 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.

42nd Regular Session
HB 223 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to providing for the levying and collection of income taxes, upon individuals, firms, corporations, joint stock companies and associations residing or doing business within the State of Texas; making an appropriation.
HB 334 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to increase the number of members on the Board of Nurse Examiners from five to six.
HB 527 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by omitting the prohibition therein contained with reference to searching under a search warrant private dwellings.
HB 970 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to providing for the designation of same bank, in the City of New York, as the fiscal agency for the payment of bonds and coupons issued by the State of Texas; providing a penalty.
38th Regular Session
HB 24 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to requiring all men to submit to physical examination and furnish to the clerks to whom they apply for license to marry a certificate from a reputable physician that they are free from venereal disease; prescribing penalties.
HB 50 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to defining self-rising flour, and the ingredients thereof, prescribing the weight of available carbon dioxide gas, and the percentage of chemical leavening ingredients, providing that the package or container in which it is sold shall be labeled.
HB 103 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the interest of maternity and infancy welfare and hygiene; accepting provisions of an Act of the United States Congress approved November 23, 1921, entitled "An Act for the promotion of the welfare and hygiene of maternity and infancy and for other purposes", commonly known as the Sheppard-Tower Act.
HB 138 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to limiting and regulating the length of freight train which may be run or operated over railroads in the State of Texas, prescribing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 246 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a court of record in Bowie county, Texas, to be called and known as the Texarkana Court at Law.
HB 568 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to providing that the State Bureau of Vital Statistics shall keep a record of all marriages and divorces in this State.
HB 613 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring the male juniperus sabinoives, or pollen bearing mountain cedar tree, a public nuisance and menace to the public health, and especially to the health of those in the State educational and eleemosynary institutions.
36th Regular Session
HB 38 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to requiring all men to submit to physical examination and furnish to the clerks to whom they apply for license to marry, a certificate from a reputable physician that they are free from venereal disease; prescribing penalties.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 12 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to making it the duty of the Superintendents of every State Institution where men, women or children are kept at the expense of the state to report annually to the State Health Officer; providing a penalty.
HB 25 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring all men to submit to physical examination and to produce a certificate that they are free from venereal disease when applying for license to marry; prescribing penalties.
36th 3rd Called Session
HB 60 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to validating charters and amendments thereto of certain cities of more than 5000 inhabitants.
HB 73 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to the State Board of Medical Examiners; making it their duty to cancel the license of any licensed practitioner who has been convicted of a crime of the grade of felony, or one which involved moral turpitude, or aiding or abetting the procuring of a criminal abortion.
35th Regular Session
HB 254 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to defining the jurisdiction of the county court of Marion county.
HB 412 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to creating the Jefferson Independent School District, in Marion county.
HB 473 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to requiring all male persons entering into matrimony contacts to under physical examination to certify freedom from venereal diseases.
35th 4th Called Session
HB 56 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to establishing and creating a criminal district court for Bowie County.
29th Regular Session
HB 249 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to paying state witnesses and prescribe the manner in which they shall be summoned.
HB 250 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to creating the Sixth Supreme Judicial District.
HB 308 Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner
Caption: Relating to creating the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of the State of Texas and to provide for the transfer of cases.