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Legislation authored by Nathaniel Green Jacks

Includes legislation with Nathaniel Green Jacks as the primary author for the 38th through 40th 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.

40th Regular Session
HB 26 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to defining certain words and phrases; vesting in the Railroad Commission of Texas power and authority to fix and prescribe the rates, rules, regulations and practices of certain persons and corporations engaged in a public utility service.
HB 95 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating requiring Courts of Civil Appeals to file conclusions of fact and law in certain cases.
HB 96 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to providing that the Supreme Court shall take jurisdiction in any case where the Civil Court of Appeals has erroneously declared the substantive law of the case.
HB 97 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to requiring litigants to furnish the Clerk of court duplicate originals of all pleadings and all other papers filed in the cause during its progress or incident.
HB 254 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to declaring the use, manufacture, sale, distribution and delivery of ice a public business, impressed with a public trust, and subject to public regulation.
HB 399 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to repealing certain articles of the Revised Statutes of the State, 1925 requiring buildings owned by the State, City, or County should be required to place fire escapes.
HB 538 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to regulating the liability of sureties on obligations and undertakings in case of discharge or release of any principal thereon, less than all, or in event of alterations or changes in the terms of such obligations
HB 558 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining certain words and phrases; vesting in the Railroad Commission of Texas power and authority to fix and prescribe the rates, rules, regulations and practices of certain persons and cooperation engaged in a public utility service in Texas.
40th 1st Called Session
HB 60 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to changing the wording of Article 2007 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925 so as to provide that a plea of privilege to be sued in the county of one's residence shall be sufficient.
39th Regular Session
HB 31 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing cities and towns to establish and maintain municipal bands, and to appropriate funds of the municipality for that purpose.
HB 57 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating an additional district court for Dallas County, defining its jurisdiction, adjusting the business of the existing district courts to the business thereof, prescribing the duties of the district clerk with respect thereto.
HB 183 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to compensation to be paid to sheriffs of counties containing a population of 50,000 or more, offering an amendment.
HB 184 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation to pay the widow of Leroy Derryberry, killed while in the service of the Texas State Highway Department by an employee of the State Highway Department by a collision of their trucks.
HB 191 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a lien in favor of any person, firm or corporation who may furnish any material, apparatus, fixtures, machinery or labor to contractors who contract for public improvements.
HB 192 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, specifically over cases in which the court is given jurisdiction to grant writs of error.
HB 193 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the requirement of the Courts of Civil Appeals to make and file conclusions of fact and law in certain cases.
HB 242 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to regulating practice in the district and county courts, requiring litigants to furnish the clerk of court duplicate originals of all pleadings and other papers filed in the cause during its progress, also of all proceedings incident to an appeal or writ of error.
HB 362 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing reciprocity between insurance companies organized under laws of the State of Texas and those of other States and foreign countries, imposing on such foreign insurance companies and their agents such requirements, conditions and the payment of such sums of money, whether a taxes, license, fee, fines, penalties, or deposits of securities, as may be required by the home State of such foreign insurance company or companies organized in this State or the agents thereof, in excess of those imposed by this State, and empowering the Commissioner of Insurance to refuse to cancel permits of foreign insurance companies where permits of Texas companies would be refused or cancelled in such foreign State or territory .
HB 372 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to Conservation and Reclamation Districts, known as levee improvement districts, having power and authority to reclaim lands from overflow from rivers, creeks and streams, by system of levees, drainage and other improvements.
HB 469 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to pleas of privilege, the sufficiency thereof and the procedure thereon, so as to provide a definite length of time in which to file controverting affidavits and providing that an appeal shall in all events suspend trial on the merits pending the appeal.
38th Regular Session
HB 64 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to regulating the organization of the County Courts at Law of Dallas County, and judges thereof, and to secure uniformity therein, by prescribing that the County Court of Dallas County at Law shall be called the County Court of Dallas County at Law No.1; by fixing an equal number of terms of said courts, and prescribing that they commence on alternate months.
HB 66 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to regulating the issuance of marriage licenses by county clerks, and providing for the publication of applications to the said county clerk for marriage licenses applied for.
HB 125 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending statute relating to the celebration of the rites of matrimony, by adding thereto the words "and judges of all other courts of record in this State," and changing said statute so as to read "and validating marriages heretofore celebrated by judges of courts of record of this State."
HB 336 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing that the publishers of newspapers or other publications shall own a certain amount of property.
HB 446 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending statutes in relation to the determination of actual damage, and in relation to privileged publications as to public meetings and comment and criticism of the conduct of public officials and others.
HB 510 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to increasing and fixing the salary of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of Dallas County; providing for office expenses.
HB 526 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article as to what constitutes indigency of a confederate soldier.
HB 541 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to creating a lien in favor of any person, firm or corporation who may furnish any material, apparatus, fixtures, machinery or labor, to contractors who contract for public improvements.
HB 648 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article relating to private corporations by adding thereto a section providing for the formation corporations for the purpose of acting as agent or agents of any fire, fire and marine, marine, tornado, rent, accident, casualty, liability, health, elevator, disability, title, surety or fidelity insurance companies, legally authorized to do business in this State, and for licensing and the issuance of certificates of authority to such corporations by the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking.
HJR 15 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Proposing to amend Article 11 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing for the creation of defined districts under proper legislative provisions.
38th 2nd Called Session
HB 115 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to providing for the collection of delinquent taxes of levee improvement districts; providing a method of procedure therefor.
38th 3rd Called Session
HB 71 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to providing for the rendition for taxation and assessment thereof of all merchandise and stocks sold by mercantile establishments or department store leasing in the State of Texas and providing for efficient method for the assessment thereof.
HB 72 Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green
Caption: Relating to providing for the assessment of property stored in warehouses and places of storage and requiring that every warehouseman in the State of Texas who holds property belonging to any person, co-partnership, association, or corporation shall, on January 1st of each year, furnish to the tax assessor of the county in which such property is held, a list of such property and the name and address of the owner therefor.