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Legislation authored by Jack Keller

Includes legislation with Jack Keller 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 3 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to the licensing of motor vehicle operators and chauffeurs and to the liability of certain persons for negligence in the operation of motor vehicles on the public highways; providing penalties.
HB 4 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the powers and duties of the State Board of Education.
HB 5 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to permit the Statement of Facts in a misdemeanor case to accompany the Transcript instead of being copied therein.
HB 30 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by making it mandatory that the Court or Judge thereof set down at hearing an allowance for the support of deserted wives and children, providing for incidentals thereto.
HB 181 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to eligibility to participate in City Pension Fund; extending the time of making application for membership and participation therein.
HB 265 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the protection of the health of persons engaged in operating compressed air paint spraying machines; providing penalties and fees.
HB 308 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to making it an offense to rent, traffic in or dispose of towels, aprons, uniforms and coats which have been marked or identified as provided herein; providing a penalty.
HB 605 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to extending the jurisdiction of the Insurance Commissioner of the State of Texas so as to include all mutual assessment life, health and accident companies and associations now operating in the State of Texas on a state wide plan; providing for the regulation and management of all such; prescribing penalties.
HB 667 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by adding a provision that in addition to the penal provisions for certain violation, any manufacturer or dealer accepting the benefits of such article shall be responsible for the operation of any vehicle on the public highways by any person in possession thereof with his knowledge or consent.
HB 780 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide criminal bonds must be signed by at least two sureties, each worth twice the amount of the bond.
HB 815 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes regarding the issuance of certificates showing the condition of delinquent taxes and providing that said certificates shall be binding on and enforceable against the Tax Collector issuing same.
HB 847 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to accept and reward all applications for re-purchase of Public school land situated in Brewster County and Loving County, Texas.
HB 848 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to providing for the confinement of habitual drug users when said drugs are unlawfully procured.
HB 849 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing certain fees charges by the constables to make them correspond to the fees charged by the sheriffs.
HB 850 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing constables in certain precincts to appoint deputy constables.
HB 892 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to regulating the taking of fur-bearing animals in certain counties; making it unlawful to take any of the fur-bearing animals of this State by means of a steel trap, deadfall or snare in the County of Dallas; providing a penalty.
HB 893 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to making communications to newspaper editors and reporters confidential so that such persons can not be compelled to testify to such facts.
HB 993 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by prohibiting the molestation of dead bodies.
HB 1019 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to limiting the amount of white perch, crappie or bass that may lawfully be taken in one (1) day from the public fresh waters of Dallas, Henderson, and Wise Counties, Texas; prescribing penalties for violating this Act.
HB 1037 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating, validating, and approving Dallas County Preston Road Fresh Water Supply District No. 10, in Dallas County, Texas.
HB 1040 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by defining forgery.
HB 1043 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relative to amending House Bill No. 547 passed by the Regular Session of the 42nd Legislature.
42nd 1st Called Session
HB 23 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to providing for the leasing of the river bed of the Sabine River for oil and gas, authorizing the Governor, Land Commissioner and Attorney General to negotiate and execute leases either with or without drilling obligations.
HB 58 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Optometry Bill so as to provide for a State Board of Examiners in Optometry.
HB 64 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to validating the incorporation of all cities and towns incorporated under the general laws of Texas where, by inadvertence, oversight or mistake the field notes of such cities or towns were incorrectly set forth, or where any other irregularity was had in the proceedings for incorporation.
41st Regular Session
HB 223 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide that the Governor shall, at the time of appointing a notary pubic, give to each a number; also providing that the Secretary of State shall keep a record of aid notaries, both numerically and alphabetically, and that the county clerk of each county shall also keep a similar record of notaries in his county.
HB 290 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to safeguarding life, health and property, and the public welfare, and protecting the public against the irresponsible practice of the profession of architecture; creating a board of architectural examiners; providing for their appointment; fixing the terms of office of the members of said board; fixing the qualifications of the members of said board.
HB 317 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the licensing of motor vehicle Operators and Chauffeurs and to the liability of certain persons for negligence in the operation of motor vehicles on the public highways; providing for issuance of licenses, revocation thereof, forbidding driving by persons without license; providing penalties; providing for fees to be paid.
HB 357 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Penal Code of the State of Texas by adding thereto that any killing of a person with a deadly weapon shall make a prima facie case of murder, with malice aforethought.
HB 385 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for patrolmen in counties of 210,000 or more population according to the last United States Census in addition to Deputy Sheriffs now provided for by law, with power and authority of Deputy Sheriffs.
HB 470 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to make operating a motor vehicle without a pair of number plates a misdemeanor.
HB 471 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to making the parking of a motor vehicle upon a public highway outside the corporate limits of a city without lights burning a misdemeanor.
HB 571 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to making it a misdemeanor for any person to use a State owned automobile, airplane or other kinds of self-propelled vehicles for private use; also providing that if the same is used in conjunction with political campaigns, the penalty is to be doubled.
HB 614 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to grounds for divorce.
HB 716 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the salary of the Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff waiting upon certain courts in certain counties.
HB 749 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to further eradicating Johnson grass and Russian thistle from the State of Texas.
41st 1st Called Session
HB 35 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute, increasing the rewards to be bestowed for good conduct to convicts serving sentence.
HB 57 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the registration of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers; prescribing the license fees required for their registration; providing an effective date.
HB 202 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the salary of the Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff waiting upon certain Courts in Counties of 210,000 or more population.
41st 2nd Called Session
HB 20 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to creating the office of Official Shorthand Reporters for Dallas County Court at Law No. 1 and Dallas County Court at Law Nol. 2.
HB 64 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing revenues for the public highways of the State; providing for and regulating registration fees on motor vehicles; fixing the effective date.
41st 3rd Called Session
HB 11 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the care of colored orphans in Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute.
41st 4th Called Session
HB 4 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to changing the fees of Constables in Justice of the Peace courts so as to make them the same as the fees received by Sheriffs in the Justice of the Peace Courts.
HB 8 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the relocationing and rebuilding and renovating of the Texas Prison System.
HB 19 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the Supreme Court and Courts of Civil Appeals of this State shall have original jurisdiction in the matter of issuing the Writ of Mandamas or any other compulsory writ.
HB 65 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relation to pensions; making an appropriation.
41st 5th Called Session
HB 11 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to the licensing of motor vehicle operators and chauffeurs and to the liability of certain persons for negligence in the operation of motor vehicles on the public Highways; providing for the issuance of licenses, revocation thereof; providing penalties.
HB 24 Author: Keller, Jack | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to better explain and define the qualifications of sureties on criminal bonds.
HB 68 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws by adding thereto an article defining libel as applied to statements made over and through a radio broadcasting station; providing a penalty.
HB 135 Author: Keller, Jack
Caption: Relating to appropriating certain sums of money for the purpose of improving the farms and other departments of the State Prison System.