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Legislation authored by Joseph McGill

Includes legislation with Joseph McGill as the primary author for the 39th through 42nd 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.

42nd Regular Session
HB 32 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to require applicants for registration of vehicles subject to registration under said Chapter to exhibit to the Tax Collector receipts for ad valorem State and County and City taxes.
HB 33 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to accept and award all applications for the re-purchase of public school land situated in Culberson County.
HB 42 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the verdict of juries in civil cases.
HB 195 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person, acting for himself or as an officer or purported officer of any association, firm or corporation, to execute or deliver to any other person, association, firm or corporation any instrument in writing purporting to convey land or interest in land within this State, when such person knows that neither he nor the association, corporation or firm for which he is acting or purports to act is the owner of or has an interest in the land described in said instrument; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 307 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes pertaining to the duties of the assessor of taxes.
HB 314 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the benefit of independent and common school districts in the state which maintain day schools for the blind.
HB 315 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to providing for liens in favor of hospitals and other charitable institutions furnishing care, treatment and other maintenance of persons injured in accidents.
HB 404 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating travel and traffic upon streets and highways in the State of Texas; defining adequate brakes upon motor vehicles; providing a penalty.
HB 735 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control to lease public grounds and property of the State for agricultural and/or commercial purposes.
HB 941 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to authorizing the appointment of receivers for Irrigation Districts, under certain circumstances.
41st Regular Session
HB 55 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that liens for street improvement created by written contract of the owner or owners of land, or any interest therein, shall be superior liens upon such improvements, and providing for the enforcement thereof, providing incidental matter.
HB 56 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to providing for the taking of testimony of a witness or witnesses in this State, either on written interrogatories or by oral deposition, or any mandate, writ or commission issued out of any court of record in any other State, Territory, district or foreign jurisdiction.
HB 87 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute so as to exempt from inheritance tax intangible personal property of a non-resident who was, at the time of his death, a resident of a State or Territory of the United States or of a foreign country which did not impose a transfer or inheritance tax of any character in respect of intangible personal property of residents in this State.
HB 119 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to safety equipment for locomotive engines, providing that whistles or sounding devices shall be used on such locomotives.
HB 155 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to better provide for the salary of clerks of Courts of Civil Appeal, and providing for deputies to said clerks, and providing for stenographers of Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 158 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute so as to provide that in trials of civil cases in the District court of this State nine members of the jury concurring may render a verdict, but when a verdict shall be rendered by less than the whole number it shall be signed by every member of the jury concurring in the verdict.
HB 166 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining lobbying.
HB 291 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to providing that when any lien or liens other than by written contract of the owner of property are fixed, secured or claimed by instrument filed, of record under certain statute, the property owner contractor may file bond providing the amount and terms of such bond and for notice prescribing period of limitation on causes of action to enforce lien or liens covered by such land and on cause of action on such land, providing incidental matters.
HB 342 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to fixing the salary of the superintendent of public instruction in each county in Texas having a population of not less than 100,000 nor more than 150,000 according to the last Federal census; providing for office expenses in such counties; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 428 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating the sum of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars for the compensation and expenses of the Commissioner appointed by the Supreme Court of the United States under the decree of that court based upon its opinions of December 5, 1927 and April 9, 1928 in Cause No. 2 Original in Equity, October Term, 1927 styled State of New Mexico, Complainant, vs. State of Texas to locate and mark upon the ground the boundary line between the State of Texas and the State of New Mexico under the judgment of said court.
HB 449 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws providing for procedure to determine availability of contested school land vacancies; requiring evidence of payment of surveying expenses; limiting compensation of surveyors of vacancies.
HB 460 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to exempting the proceeds of any policy of life insurance from execution or liability to any creditor of the insured.
HB 533 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws and providing for the redemption within two years of the lands sold under decree of court for the taxes levied by the State; providing terms, conditions and penalties.
HB 609 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to fixing, in certain counties having a certain population, and containing a city of more than 75,000 population, the compensation of and providing for the appointment of Assistant County Attorneys, and prescribing their qualifications for their salaries and the manner of the payment of the same.
HB 684 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to providing a rule in reference to evidence and defenses in criminal cases relative to temporary insanity caused by the recent voluntary use of intoxicating liquor or any narcotic or any narcotic drug or any marijuana, and relating to the instructions to the jury relative thereto.
HB 710 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to changing the time of holding the terms of the District Court of the Thirty-fourth Judicial District of Texas and permitting the continuing of the terms of Court in Hudspeth and Culberson Counties by the Court, and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
41st 1st Called Session
HB 61 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute, relating to inheritance tax exemptions.
41st 4th Called Session
HB 45 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to conferring upon the Board of Regents of the University of Texas authority for lease of University lands; making an appropriation.
HB 46 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to better provide for the disposition of oil and gas in University lands.
41st 5th Called Session
HB 33 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to better provide for the disposition of oil and gas in University lands.
HB 34 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to conferring upon the Board of Regents of the University of Texas authority heretofore vesting in the Board for Lease of University lands; making an appropriation.
HB 123 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to providing for the extension of the term of certain oil and gas leases.
40th Regular Session
HB 53 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it lawful to teach the Spanish language in the elementary grades in public free schools in counties bordering the Republic of Mexico.
HB 54 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending Article 3116 of the revised Civil Statutes; regarding regulating the assessment of candidates for the payment of primary expenses.
HB 56 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to amending Article 3392 of the Revised Statutes of Texas; relating to county clerks and their compensation for ex-officio and other public services rendered.
HB 145 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to increasing and fixing the salary of the superintendent of public instruction of El Paso County; providing for office expenses.
HB 146 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to removing baggage from a hotel.
HB 147 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to allowing an appeal to the Court of Civil Appeals from every order of any district or county court in civil cases and granting motions for new trials.
HB 314 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the compensation for employees hired in Texas but injured outside of Texas.
HB 527 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it lawful to teach the Spanish Language in the elementary grades in public free schools in counties bordering on the boundary line between the United States and the Republic of Mexico, having a city or cities of a population of five thousand inhabitants, or more, according to the United States census of 1920.
HB 608 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to office of marshal and librarian of the Supreme Court.
39th Regular Session
HB 33 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Governor to appoint a Commission to represent the State of Texas in a conference with the Commissioners from the states of New Mexico and Colorado, and a representative of the Government of the United States to negotiate an agreement respecting the use, control and disposition of the waters of the Rio Grande and its tributaries above Fort Quitman, Texas.
HB 56 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to authorizing the United States to file notice of lien for any tax on the property in this State of any person, in the office of the county clerk of any county of this State, and providing for the indexing and recording of such notice.
HB 64 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to regulate the assessment of candidates for the payment of primary expenses and to provide that no candidate's name shall be placed upon the ballot unless he shall have paid his share of such expense, and that no candidate shall be required to pay any sum other than as herein provided to have his name placed upon such ballot.
HB 437 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to the filing of notice of pendency of suit; providing for the cancellation of such notice or suit by the court in which the suit or action is pending.
HB 468 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to requiring insurance associations to provide medical aid and services after the period of four weeks from the time of the accident, if necessary; abolishing a limitation. Amending the General Laws of the 35th Legislature.
HB 532 Author: McGill, Joseph
Caption: Relating to authorizing water improvement districts or conservation and reclamation districts which are or may be operating under contract with the United States Government or any department thereof, to acquire, construct, operate, lease or otherwise control, use or employ steam and water power facilities and plants for the generation, distribution and supply of electrical energy.
39th 1st Called Session
HB 329 Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the salary of District Attorneys.