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Legislation authored by Harold Kayton

Includes legislation with Harold Kayton as the primary author for the 34th through 43rd 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.

43rd Regular Session
HB 221 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to laws on vehicles and their use on the public highway so as to authorize the State Highway Department to employ twenty (20), License and Weight Inspectors, who shall be charged with the duty of strictly enforcing said laws.
HB 277 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to regulating the license fee of registration of motorcycles and passenger cars.
HB 405 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to giving to Krisch, Lanham and Walker, a partnership firm composed of Rudy Krisch, Jr., R.E. Lanham and S.P. Walker, of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, consent of the Legislature to sue the State of Texas and State Highway Commission for balance due under a contract dated February 2, 1931, for the improvement of Road No. 131, Job No. 136-B, in Kinney County, Texas, commencing at Station 0/00 Bracketville, and extending thence to Station 486/60.3 Spofford, and for damages in connection with and growing out of said contract.
HB 442 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to creating a Central Mailing Bureau; providing for the control of such Bureau by the State Board of control; designating the duties and purpose of such Bureau; making an appropriation for the expense of operation and for the purchase of necessary equipment to establish and maintain said Bureau for a period of six months; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 448 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the raising of public revenue by imposing a tax upon the retail sale to the consumer of the retail sale to the consumer of articles of personal consumption and use, and by imposing a tax upon the privilege of engaging in, operating, and conducting certain businesses, trades, occupations, callings, and professions in the State of Texas.
HB 472 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax on retail sales; defining retail sales; providing for the registration of retailers and the payment of taxes on retail sales; providing for the filing a return with the tax commissioner subject to certain rules, conditions, and penalties.
HB 485 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring the State Board of Control, or other agencies of the State of Texas, having under its jurisdiction buildings, and the construction and design of buildings to be owned by the State of Texas, to employ an architect or engineer on all construction of any public buildings costing more than two thousand dollars ($2,000).
HB 500 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to changing the season on wild turkey in the Third, Fifth, and Fourteenth Senatorial Districts and in certain counties; and providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 502 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that persons holding scrip, issued to them for personal services rendered the county, may pay their ad valorem taxes, and that teachers holding vouchers, issued to them for personal services rendered the school district, may pay their school taxes with such vouchers, and that persons holding evidence of indebtedness, issued to them by cities and towns for personal services, may pay their city taxes with such evidences of their indebtedness.
HB 669 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing school trustees to issue interest bearing warrants in payment of salaries of employees.
HB 679 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of monies deposited to the credit of the County and Road District highway Fund up to September 1, 1935, for application on the payment of principall, interest, and sinking fund on eligible ogligations.
HB 773 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the Banking Commissioner of the State of Texas, with the approval of the Governor of Texas, from and after the passage of this Act, be, and he is hereby authorized and empowered to declare financial moratoria for, and invoke a uniform limitation withdrawal, coextensive with the boundaries of the State, of deposits from all State banks, National banks, State banks and trust companies, trust companies, private banks, building and loan associations, and all other banking and financial institutions in the State of Texas, or both such moratoria and limitations of withdrawal of deposits, and to promulgate any and all orders and decress necessary to enforce such powers herein delegated; providing penalties for violations.
HB 863 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to providing for rural aid in common school and independent school districts of a certain size in the State of Texas, and making an appropriation therefor.
HB 866 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to providing that motor vehicles from foreign States, or countries, can not lawfully operate in this State past the time limit extended by this State on license plates issued for any previous year.
HB 880 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for changes in the times for terms of court in the Thirty-seventh-, Forty-fifth, fifty-seventh, and Seventy-third Judicial Districts of Texas, providing for vacations for the judges thereof, providing necessary provisions with reference to processes, writs, and petit jurors made necessary by the changes made by this Act, and validating nd legalizing the same, providing that the terms of court in the Ninety-fourth Judicial District of texas shall remain as now fixed by law until January 1, 1935.
HB 897 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission for the purpose of administering Federal and/or State funds for employment, rehabilitation and/or relief of the unemployed.
HB 943 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the State Tax Commissioner's Office for the two-year period beginning September 1, 1933, and ending August 31, 1935, which appropriation shall be in addition to the appropriation made for the State Tax Commissioner's Office in the regular Department Appropriation Bill, passed by the Regular Session of the Forty-third Legislature.
HB 946 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to releasing interest and penalties on all delinquent ad valorem taxes due any city, town, or village, or independent school district, if said taxes are paid before the fifteenth day of September, 1933, and the governing body finds that unusual or excessive default has occurred in the payment of taxes, and that an extension of time will promote and accelerate collection thereof; suspending all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith during the term this Act is in force.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 69 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to repealing the pound fish tax, and providing a privilege license for any person before engaging in the business of a commercial fisherman, wholesale fish dealer, retail fish dealer.
HB 70 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making a certain emergency and supplemental appropriation out of the General Revenue of the State of Texas for the State Department of Health for the balance of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1934.
HB 85 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that every person, firm, corporation, partnership, or association of persons, before engaging in the business of a wholesale fish dealer or a retail fish dealer, shall make application to and receive from the Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission a license to engage in such business; prescribing appropriate penalties for failing to comply with or violating this Act.
HB 131 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to designating certain short wave radio stations as bureaus of criminal intelligence, providing a license fee therefor, providing further the right to designate a central criminal intelligence bureau.
HB 147 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of travel bureaus; defining a travel bureau, making violations of this Act a misdemeanor.
43rd 3rd Called Session
HB 6 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation of money to the State Treasurer.
HB 66 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation of money for the Board of County and District Road Indebtedness.
43rd 4th Called Session
HB 59 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to raising revenues for the support of the Texas Centennial, the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas, and the Available School Fund of the State of Texas, by levying an occupation tax on the production of oil.
42nd Regular Session
HB 174 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so that said article shall provide that notices of the filing of final accounts in the estates of decedents may be published once a week for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper or may be served by posting copies of such notices at the Court House for at least twenty days.
HB 532 Author: Kayton, Harold
Caption: Relating to repealing certain Acts regulating operation of Vehicles on Public Highways.
HB 772 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for certain fees in certain educational institutions.
41st Regular Session
HB 676 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to overtime allowances to prisoners in penitentiary, etc.
41st 2nd Called Session
HB 94 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the refunding to Merchants Transfer Company of certain moneys collected by the Tax Collector of Bexar County.
41st 5th Called Session
HB 153 Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing Commissioner's Courts in certain counties to levy a direct tax for the purpose of advertising the cities of the county seats and counties.