Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Legislation by member

Legislation authored by James Madison Perdue

Includes legislation with James Madison Perdue as the primary author for the 38th through 39th 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.

39th Regular Session
HB 157 Author: Perdue, James M.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statute providing an efficient system of road maintenance in Upshur county.
HB 333 Author: Perdue, James M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the distribution of Confederate pensions to the surviving veterans of the war between the States; providing for the graduation and increase of pensions in proportion to injuries received and sufferings endured in consequence of military service rendered in the Confederate States of America.
HB 347 Author: Perdue, James M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to prescribing the duties and powers of County Commissioners when sitting as a board of equalization.
HB 488 Author: Perdue, James M.
Caption: Relating to making a special road law for Upshur county; defining powers and duties of county commissioners, and conferring upon them such authority a may be necessary to enable them to establish and maintain a system of county public roads that will meet the requirements of all the people for convenient inter-communication and for reaching their local market centers, and providing for extra compensation for extra services of commissioners.
38th Regular Session
HB 421 Author: Perdue, James M.
Caption: Relating to providing that when a suit for divorce is filed in this state against a non-resident of the state, and defendant appears and files an answer, and cross-bill thereto, and therein that the right of the defendant to have the cross-bill and issue raised by it, heard and determined by the court, shall not be defeated by a dismissal or withdrawal of the plaintiff's suit.
HB 512 Author: Perdue, James M.
Caption: Relating to providing for an efficient system or road maintenance in Upshur and Camp counties, prescribing the classification of all public roads in said counties; defining commissioners and county attorney, and the jurisdiction of the county court in relation thereto.
HB 545 Author: Perdue, James M.
Caption: Relating to requiring every athletic association in this State and every person managing or controlling any athletic field or ground in this State upon which is played any game of baseball or football to which admission is charged; and every proprietor or manager of any moving picture show; and every owner of a cold drink stand or retailer of soda pop and soft drinks in this State to pay a gross income tax, and fixing the percent of such tax upon gross sales.
HB 678 Author: Perdue, James M.
Caption: Relating to providing for an efficient system of road maintenance in Upshur County; prescribing the classification of all public roads in said county.
38th 2nd Called Session
HB 21 Author: Perdue, James M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to requiring every athletic association in this State and every person managing or controlling any athletic field or ground in this State upon which is played any game of baseball or football to which admission is charged, and every proprietor or manager of any moving picture show; and every owner of a cold drink stand or retailer of soda pop and soft drinks in this State to pay a gross income tax.
38th 3rd Called Session
HB 24 Author: Perdue, James M.
Caption: Relating to requiring every athletic association in this State and every person managing or controlling any athletic field or ground in this State upon which is played any game of baseball to which admission is charged for profit, and every proprietor or manager of any moving picture show; and every owner of a cold drink stand or bowling alley or retailer of soda pop and soft drink in this State to pay a gross income tax, and fixing the percent of such tax upon gross sales and the method of ascertaining the amount of same and the time for the payment of the same and requiring a permit to operate any such athletic field, moving picture show or cold drink stand.