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Legislation authored by William Thomas Williams

Includes legislation with William Thomas Williams as the primary author for the 35th through 41st 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.

41st Regular Session
HB 2 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to repeal all laws authorizing the sale of minerals in university lands or the making of mineral leases on and of said lands.
HB 13 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to providing that that appointment to the State service shall be on the basis of merit determined by examination, with certain exceptions, providing that the State Board of Control shall administer this act and provide for the examinations and rules therefor; defining competitive and non-competitive classes, and providing for fees for examination; prescribing a penalty.
HB 153 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of corporations for the purpose of compiling and/or acquiring and owning abstract plants in this or any other state, and to compile and sell abstracts of titles therefrom and to insure the title to lands and interests therein and liens thereon, and authorizing such corporations to accumulate and lend money, to deal in securities, and to act as trustee, receiver, executor, administrator and guardian.
HB 154 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale by the Commissioner of the General Land Office at auction of oil and gas leases on unsold public free school and asylum land, fresh water lakes, river beds and channels, islands, salt water lakes, bayous, inlets, marshes, reefs and that part of the Gulf of Mexico within the jurisdiction of Texas.
HB 157 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to grant all incorporated cities and towns the banks, beds and channels, and the abandoned banks, beds and channels of all rivers, streams and other channels with their corporate limits, for the specific purposes expressed in this Act.
HB 376 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to granting and selling to the city of Austin, Texas, 6.46 acres of land, more or less, situated in Travis county.
HB 524 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to the estate of wards.
HB 579 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Criminal District Court of Travis County and to fixing and defining its jurisdiction.
HB 594 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to selling to the Austin Independent School District the North half of Block Ninety-four in the City of Austin and directing the issuance of a patent for same.
HB 601 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to providing for a State occupation tax.
HB 604 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the licensing of Chiropractors.
41st 2nd Called Session
HB 50 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to providing for an occupation tax upon wholesale dealers in gasoline; amending a certain Statute.
41st 3rd Called Session
HB 8 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation out of the State Highway Fund for the acquisition of site and erection and equipping of a fireproof office building in which shall be located all offices maintained by the State Highway Department.
HB 16 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to relinquishing the owners of abutting land the fee title to the streets, alleys or highways in the City of Austin, Texas but perpetually reserving and retaining therein the easement now existing for public purposes.
41st 4th Called Session
HB 20 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing a period of time when continuity of failure to render land for taxes or otherwise exercise dominion over it shall prima facie prove title in persons paying taxes or exercising dominion over such land.
41st 5th Called Session
HB 25 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to providing for a period of time when continuity of failure to exercise dominion over land, or pay taxes thereon shall prima facia prove title to persons exercising dominion over, and paying taxes on such land.
40th Regular Session
HB 20 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to preventing fraud, misrepresentation or unfair practices in the sale of merchandise by means of the "endless chain" plan.
HB 21 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide that assessors of taxes and members of boards of equalization shall be liable to the state and county for taxes lost by knowingly accepting property for taxation for less than its value.
HB 22 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to providing for an efficiency test and examinations of appointive officers and employees.
HB 23 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to authorizing making contracts for the collection of delinquent State and County taxes.
HB 24 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to amending an act to relinquish, quit claim and grant unto all incorporated cities and towns that have a population of thirty four thousand inhabitants or more, all beds and channels that are now or that may hereafter be within the present or future corporate limits of such cities and towns.
HB 25 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to amending an Act by providing for the collection of delinquent occupation, production and gross receipts taxes by contract.
HB 311 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to amending the Workman's Compensation Law.
HB 424 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to excluding from the area of land authorized to be purchased or condemned by the Board of Regents of the University of Texas.
HB 462 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to amending Article 430 of the Revised Penal Code of the State of Texas, defining barratry.
HB 600 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to providing for automobile and traveling expenses of the County Superintendent of Public Instructions of Travis county, Texas; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
40th 1st Called Session
HB 6 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to providing that appointment to the State Service shall be made on the basis of merit, determined by examination with certain exceptions; providing that the State Board of Control shall administer this Act and provide for examinations and rules therefor.
HB 110 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Comptroller to join in behalf of the State in contracts for the collection of delinquent taxes under the certain provisions and providing that the form of such contract shall be prepared by the Attorney General and that the same shall not be valid without such joiner.
35th Regular Session
HB 162 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to limiting the power of the Commissioners Court in the payment of claims and issuance of warrants.
HB 163 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing Freeport Independent School District, in Brazoria county, Texas.
HB 292 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing Brazoria Independent School District, in Brazoria county.
HB 365 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to permitting S.S. Perry of Brazoria county, Texas, to bring suit against the State of Texas for an alleged damage growing out of an alleged breach of contract entered into by and between the said S.S. Perry and the Board of Prison Commissioners, dated September 20, 1911.
HB 368 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to permitting L.D. Vieman and others to sue the State of Texas to establish title to land.
HB 482 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the remission of certain state taxes to Brazoria and Matagorda counties for a period of ten years; providing a penalty.
HB 485 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to providing for a depository for money collected as taxes; fixing penalties.
HB 514 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to require Commissioners Courts to furnish plat books to tax assessors and providing for descriptions of land for all purposes, requiring tax assessors to use such books; fixing a penalty.
HB 616 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to authorizing district and county attorneys to prosecute cases outside of their districts and counties when the venue has been changed into another county.
HB 701 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the bonds of tax collectors.
35th 1st Called Session
HB 30 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making members of Boards of Equalization liable to the State for money lost by the acceptance of property for taxes for less than its value; fixing the venue of suits for its collection; requiring Tax Commissioner to investigate valuation of property.
HB 33 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making tax assessors liable to the State for money lost by the acceptance of property for taxes for less than its value; fixing the venue of suits for its collection.
HB 60 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of Governor for ex-officio services.
35th 4th Called Session
HB 37 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large so as to include Brazoria County.
HB 77 Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie"
Caption: Relating to amending the law relating to suits based on fraud.