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Legislation authored by John William Reid

Includes legislation with John William Reid as the primary author for the 34th through 40th 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.

40th Regular Session
SB 31 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to create the Bovina Independent School District in Parmer County, Texas, including the present Bovina Common School District No. 5 of said county, and also including certain leagues in the Common School District No. 16 of said county.
SB 67 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to providing for the reorganization of the thirty-first Judicial District of Texas, naming the counties constituting the same, creating and organizing the, one hundred seventh Judicial District, naming the counties therein.
SB 252 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to requiring the subject of fire prevention and the relation of fire prevention to the conservation of life and property and to the cost of fire waste and insurance and the principles of construction in building to prevent and control fire, and the relation of insurance to fire waste, to be taught in the public schools of this State.
SB 253 Author: Reid, J. W. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the Board of Insurance Commissioners, providing for the appointment of the members, terms of office and their duties.
SB 331 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to directing the State Board of Education to make an apportionment of funds according to scholastic census of certain school districts, providing the method of taking the census, making appropriation therefor.
SB 425 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to exempting Briscoe County from certain stock laws.
SB 471 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to creating, defining and establishing Road District No. 5 in Briscoe County, Texas, for the purposes of constructing, maintaining and operating macadamized, graveled or paved roads and turnpikes, or in aid thereof.
SB 476 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to changing the times of holding the terms of the district court in the 69th Judicial District of Texas.
SJR 21 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Proposing an amendment authorizing the terms of office of members of boards of education and all other municipal boards; making an appropriation.
40th 1st Called Session
SB 70 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to permitting the issuance of bonds by counties for the purpose of funding or refunding indebtedness heretofore incurred for the purchase and improvement of county parks.
SB 91 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds bearing the same or a lower rate of interest, in lieu of any valid outstanding bonds which have been issued under authority of Title 22 of Title 71, Revised Civil Statutes of 1925, or provisions of law which have been amended or superseded thereby.
39th Regular Session
SB 73 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute empowering commissioners courts to acquire lands for county park purposes and levy taxes therefor so as to provide for the levy of taxes or the issue of bonds for the purchase and improvement of lands for county parks, if authorized by majority vote of the qualified property taxpaying voters of the county, voting at election held for such purposes; providing that the law for holding elections on other county bond shall apply to tax and bond elections herein authorized.
SB 141 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to authorizing J.P. Dod to write and sign in duplicate the field notes for each of the subdivision field notes of the excess land recovered by the State of Texas in Dallam and Hartley Counties from Capitol Freehold Land and Investment Company, Limited, et al, in the Fifty-third District Court of Travis County, on April 26, 1924, as said surveys were made on the ground by R.S. Dod, deceased, under appointment of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and adopting same as the legal survey, making an appropriation for compensating said Dod for writing said field notes and duplicates, and providing that when the original and duplicate field notes are filed in the General Land Office and in said counties, they shall have the same force and effect as if they had been written and signed by the said original surveyor, R.S. Dod or a county surveyor.
SB 226 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to increase the salaries of district attorneys in all judicial districts composed of two or more counties; providing for the appointment of an assistant district attorney in certain cases.
SB 241 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to creating and incorporating the Silverton Independent School District, of Briscoe County, Texas, for free school purposes only, defining its boundaries, vesting it with all the rights, powers, duties and privileges of independent school districts under the General Laws of Texas pertaining thereto.
SB 242 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to creating the Vega Independent School District in Oldham County, Texas, providing for a board of trustees in said Independent School District and conferring on said district providing for a board of trustees all the rights, powers, privileges and duties now conferred and imposed by the General Laws of the State upon independent school districts of the board of trustees thereof.
SB 243 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to creating the Wildorado Independent School District in Oldham County, Texas, providing for a board of trustees in said independent school district and conferring on said district and its board of trustees all the rights, powers, privileges and duties now conferred and districts of the board of trustees thereof.
SB 259 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to providing for the extension of oil and gas permits heretofore issued on river beds or channels, and fresh water lakes and islands therein for a term of ten years from the date they were issued.
SB 288 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to providing the inspection and standardization of junior colleges, teachers colleges, colleges and universities of the first class; prescribing fees therefor, providing fees to be paid by teachers securing certificates based on work done in such institutions.
SB 424 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to amending and revising the metes and bonds of the Miami Independent School District in Roberts County and adding additional territory thereto.
SB 446 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to consolidating Common School Districts Nos. 2 and & of Potter County, Texas into Potter County Consolidated Common School District No. 2; providing for an election of trustees; defining the powers of the district and of the trustees; defining the powers of the county board of school trustees with reference to the boundary lines of the district.
SB 463 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute creating the Lipscomb Independent School District in Lipscomb County; enlarging the boundaries thereof.
39th 1st Called Session
SB 142 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Hartley County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
SB 143 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number 6, in Briscoe County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
SB 144 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Two (2), in Hall County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
SB 145 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number Three (3), in Hall County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
SB 272 Author: Reid, J. W.
Caption: Relating to re-defining and adding to the Dumas Independent School District all of the territory now embraced in Common School District No. 7 of Moore County, Texas; amending an act of the regular session of the 39th Legislature.