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Legislation authored by Ruben Loftin

Includes legislation with Ruben Loftin 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
HB 127 Author: Loftin, Reuben | et. al.
Caption: Relating to preventing deception in the sale of paints, oils, naval stores and turpentine; providing for true labels for the name when offered for sale; providing for the appointment of a Chemist and an Inspector; providing penalties; making an appropriation.
HB 222 Author: Loftin, Reuben | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amend Article 1359, Revised Civil Statutes, so as to expressly include royalty from oil, gas, or other minerals.
HB 470 Author: Loftin, Reuben | et. al.
Caption: Relating providing that appeals from the decision of the County Superintendent of Public Instruction shall be to the County Board of School Trustees.
HB 489 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to providing that the Attorney General shall be authorized and required to attend sales of property under deeds of trusts, to bid on and buy in and sell said property.
40th 1st Called Session
HB 148 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to providing for the filing by the county, district or criminal district attorney of a brief in all cases appealed to the Court of Criminal Appeals, and providing that no fees shall be collected by the county, district or criminal district attorney trying such cases unless said in brief is filed.
39th Regular Session
HB 82 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statute which provides that an unrecorded brand on animal shall not be evidence of ownership thereof.
HB 141 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to creating and incorporating the Holliday Independent School District, in Archer County, Texas; defining its boundaries; conferring upon said school district all the powers, rights, privileges and duties as are conferred and imposed by the general laws of the State of Texas upon the independent school district.
HB 188 Author: Loftin, Reuben | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the appointment of jury commissioners by district courts, and prescribing their qualifications, so as to provide for the appointment by said courts of not less than three nor more than five such commisioners.
HB 245 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the protection of accountants, bookkeepers, clerks, artisans, craftsmen, operatives, servants, mechanics, quarrymen, common laborers and farm hands; providing a lien and preserving a time of payment in lawful money; proscribing the duty of the assignee by changing the time when a duplicate account shall be presented.
HB 248 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute fixing the fees of constables for services rendered in business connected with courts of justices of the peace so as to change the amount of certain fees provided therein, and to add fee for every day the constable shall attend the justice court.
HB 356 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an occupation tax of one cent on each ten cents of the gross receipts from the sale of alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, ice cream and iced drinks.
HB 373 Author: Loftin, Reuben | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to Workmen's Compensation, Employers' Liability, and authorizing any employer of labor in this State who may under the said act or acts, insure his liability to pay the compensation provided by law, to carry his own insurance by depositing with the State Treasurer money, bonds and other securities, or indemnity bond in an amount to be fixed by the Commissioner of Insurance of the State of Texas, based upon the probable loss of such employer actuarially ascertained.
HB 459 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute creating the Westover Independent School District; providing for the assumption of pro rata indebtedness of annexed territory.
HB 473 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute enlarging the Megargel Independent School Line District in Archer County.
HJR 18 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Proposing an amendment limiting the quantity and value of the homestead.
HJR 19 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Proposing an amendment reducing the membership of the House of Representatives; fixing the terms of senators and House members; fixing the time of convening of the Legislature; providing for the division of the State into Representative districts.
HJR 20 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Proposing an amendment so that the State Constitution will no longer provide for a county treasurer, leaving it to the Legislature to provide for proper handling of the county funds.
39th 1st Called Session
HB 252 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number 3, in Clay County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 253 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number 2, in Clay County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 254 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number 1, in Clay County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 255 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number 7, in Clay County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 342 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to creating Megargel County Line Independent School District in Archer and Baylor Counties, Texas.
38th Regular Session
HB 177 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to protecting accountants, bookkeepers, clerks, artisans, craftsmen, operatives, servants, mechanics, quarrymen, common laborers and farm hands.
HB 544 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale of land bought or acquired by the State under and by virtue of foreclosure of trust deeds.
HB 565 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the Thirtieth and Sixteenth Judicial Districts, and creating the Ninety-seventh Judicial District of the State of Texas, and for the appointment of the district judge for said Ninety-seventh Judicial District.
HB 625 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of county commissioners in counties having a population of not less than sixteen thousand five hundred nor more than seventeen thousand five hundred.
38th 2nd Called Session
HB 54 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to appropriating $10,000,000 out of the State Treasury to aid all the public schools for the scholastic year beginning September 1, 1923, and ending August 31, 1925.
HB 87 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to adding additional territory to the Megargel Independent County Line School and giving the board of trustees of that district the authority to increase the area of the district.
HB 131 Author: Loftin, Reuben
Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of county commissioners in counties having a population of not less than sixteen thousand five hundred nor more than seventeen thousand five hundred, according to the last United States Census, and which have an area of not less than eleven hundred and fifty square miles nor more than twelve hundred square miles.