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Legislation authored by Cecil Azar Lotief

Includes legislation with Cecil Azar Lotief as the primary author for the 43rd 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 46 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring monopolies contrary to public policy of this State; making it unlawful for those engaged in the public utility business to prevent or hinder legitimate competition, or to fix discriminatory rates.
HB 111 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to regulating the construction and maintenance of magnetic telegraph lines.
HB 290 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any member of either branch of the Legislature of the State of Texas to be an employee, agent, representative, or attorney of any corporation, foreign or domestic, or joint stock company, or hold any retainer therefrom; prescribing the penalties.
HB 415 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making it a misdemeanor to permit dancing upon premises used by retail dealer of beer, or to operate place of retail dealer of beer within three hundred yards of public dance hall; fixing penalties.
HB 592 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to levying a tax upon the occupation of producing natural gas.
HB 815 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to regulating the practice of photography, defining photography, classifying photography, defining a studio, creating a board of examiners in photography, and declaring its powers and duties; making a violation of any provision of this Act a misdemeanor and imposing a penalty.
HB 997 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to permitting and authorizing Joe H. Jones of Eastland, Texas, to bring and prosecute a suit against the State of Texas for recovering of fees paid into the State Treasury, or fi file a cross action against the State in any suit that the State may hereafter institute against him and involving the fees of office of the district and county attorney during the period of time said Joe H. Jones was District and County Attorney of Eastland County.
HJR 18 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 26, Article I of the Constitution of the State of Texas, so as to authorize municipalities to make flat-rate contracts with public utilities for any number of years, not exceeding twenty (20).
HJR 28 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1 of Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for the initiative and referendum.
44th 1st Called Session
HB 65 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to levying a graduated occupation tax upon all producers engaged in the business of producing and selling natural and/or casinghead gas in intrastate commerce within the State of Texas, including all persons importing gas into the State, making certain exceptions; defining and making it a misdemeanor for the violation of any of the provisions of this Act and prescribing fines and penalties therefor.
44th 2nd Called Session
HB 20 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to levying a graduated occupation tax upon all producers engaged in the business of producing and selling natural and/or casinghead gas in intrastate commerce within the State of Texas, including all persons importing gas into the State and selling the same in intrastate commerce within this State, making certain exceptions; defining and making it a misdemeanor for the violation of any of the provisions of this Act and prescribing fines and penalties therefor.
HB 32 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to requiring every individual or company owning, controlling, or operating certain utility plants to make quarterly reports to the Comptroller.
HB 33 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to occupation tax on the production of salt, providing for an occupation tax of One ($1.00) Dollar per long ton of all salt produced within the State of Texas; providing penalties for failure to pay tax.
44th 3rd Called Session
HB 33 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to providing that all individuals, companies, corporations, associations or partnerships owning, operating, managing or controlling any plant or process used in the manufacturing of milk into condensed or powdered form shall pay a gross receipt of one (1%) percent.
HB 41 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of County Commissioners in certain counties where the taxable values in said counties are not less than Five Million ($5,000,000.00) Dollars not more than Nine Million ($9,000,000.00) Dollars.
43rd Regular Session
HB 337 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring monopolies contrary to public policy of this State; making it unlawful for those engaged in the public utility business to prevent or hinder legitimate competition, or to fix discriminatory rates; providing for prima facie evidence of violation; providing for quo warranto proceedings and forfeiture of charter; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 379 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to placing under the intangible assets tax laws of this State all oil pipeline companies, gas pipeline companies, and all other classes of common carrier pipeline companies, whether individual or corporate; providing that should any sentence, paragraph, section, or part thereof, be held invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect any remaining part or parts hereof.
HB 494 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to sealed proposals for county depositories, opening bids and selection of a depository, and bond for the county depositories.
HB 508 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to a tax on natural gas so as to change the rate levied thereon.
HB 661 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to an occupation tax on itinerant merchants so as to increase the amount of such tax.
HB 843 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the selection of jurors by the jury wheel system in all counties in this State which had a poplation of 12,000, or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HJR 37 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 26, Article I, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, so as to authorize municipalities to make flat-rate contracts with public utilities for any number of years, not exceeding twenty (20).
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 4 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to declaring monopolies contrary to public policy of this State; making it unlawful for those engaged in the public utility business to prevent or hinder legitimate competition, or to fix discriminatory rates; providing for prima facie evidence of violation; providing for quo warranto proceedings and forfeiture of charter.
HB 42 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment of occupation tax by producers of natural gas for light and fuel.
HB 96 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment of occupation tax by producers of natural gas for light and fuel; and providing who shall be subject to the provisions hereof.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 18 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to providing for the payment of occupation tax by producers of natural gas for light and fuel.
43rd 3rd Called Session
HB 26 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to imposing intangible assets ta upon certain persons, associations, and corporations, oil and gas pipeline companies, and common carrier pipeline companies of every character whatsoever, including gas distributing companies, engaged in the transportation of oil and/or gas or either of them, and all classes of utility companies, including electric light and power, and telephone and telegraph companies, doing business wholly or in part within this State.
43rd 4th Called Session
HB 20 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to levying a tax of one cent per thousand cubic feet (M. C. F.) upon every person, firm, company, corporation or pipeline company engaged in the transportation of natural gas within this State, providing for the payment and collection of such tax, fixing a lien, the fund same is to be placed in.
HB 34 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A.
Caption: Relating to requiring companies operating certain public utilities to make quarterly reports to the Comptroller.
HB 51 Author: Lotief, Sr., Cecil A. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to levying and imposing an occupation tax of two percent of the gross receipts of every person, firm, company, partnership, corporation or association of persons owning or operating any hotel or engaged in the hotel business in the State of Texas; providing penalties and interest for violations of this Act and for the non-payment of the taxes herein levied.