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Legislation authored by Richard Moberley Dudley

Includes legislation with Richard Moberley Dudley as the primary author for the 34th through 38th 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.

38th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of forty thousand dollars, ($40,000.000) out of the general revenue of the State of Texas, to pay the contingent expenses of the Regular Session of the Thirty-eighth Legislature of the State of Texas, providing how accounts may be approved.
SB 2 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars to pay the mileage and per diem of members and to pay the salaries and per diem of officers and employes of the Thirty-eighth Legislature of the State of Texas, providing for approval of accounts.
SB 36 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to giving to person who furnish labor, material or accessories in the repair and betterment of vehicles a lien thereon and providing for the enforcement thereof in the absence of possession.
SB 40 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to defining and regulating the practice of professional nurse examiners for the examination and licensing of nurses, and prescribing their qualifications.
SB 376 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Hudspeth and Culberson counties, Texas each to pay the sum of seventy-five dollars per month to the office of District Attorney of the Thirty-fourth Judicial District of Texas.
SB 409 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to granting permission to J.J. Kilpatrick, Jr. to bring suit against the State of Texas in the District Court of Presidio County, Texas.
SB 417 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain act requiring the Governor to appoint an inspector of hides and animals in certain counties so as to exclude El Paso County from the provisions of that law.
SB 420 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing for the purchase of a medal for each Texas soldier and sailor who served in the late war between the United States and Germany.
38th 2nd Called Session
SB 1 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay the per diem and mileage of members and per diem of officers and employees of the Second Called Session of the Thirty-eighth Legislature of the State of Texas; to pay the unpaid warrants held by members, officers and employees of the Regular Session of the Thirty-eighth Legislature.
SB 2 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay the contingent expenses of the Second Called Session of the Thirty-eighth Legislature of the State of Texas; to pay the contingent expenses of the post-session of the Regular Session of the Thirty-eighth Legislature and to pay the contingent expenses of the pre-session work of the Second Called Session of the Thirty-eighth Legislature of the State of Texas, convened April 16, 1923, by proclamation of the Governor.
SB 3 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay the salaries of officers of certain educational institutions and other expenses of maintaining and conducting them, for the years beginning September 1, 1923, and ending August 31, 1925.
SB 7 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation to pay salaries of judges, and the support of the judicial department of the State Government for the two years, beginning September 1, 1923 and ending August 31, 1925.
SB 8 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay the salaries of officers and employee of certain eleemosynary institutions of the State and other expenses of maintaining and conducting them for the two fiscal years beginning September 1, 1923, and ending August 31, 1925.
37th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the per diem and mileage of members and per diem of officers and employees of the Regular Session of the Thirty-seventh Legislature of the State of Texas, convened on the 11th day of January, 1921.
SB 2 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the contingent expenses of the Regular Session of the Thirty-seventh Legislature of the State of Texas, convened January 11, 1921.
SB 3 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the mileage and per diem of the Presidential Electors of Texas for the year 1921.
SB 26 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to the relief of ad valorem tax payers for 1921.
SB 27 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending the present law relating to the creation of a juvenile board in certain counties in the State.
SB 28 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act regarding the sale and transfer of public free school and asylum lands.
SB 29 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to defining live stock commission merchants.
SB 64 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing for additional compensation for District Judges and District Attorneys.
SB 79 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to the examination and certification of professional engineers and architects.
SB 81 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending the law for the protection of wild birds, etc.
SB 83 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to preventing the hunting of game birds, ducks, geese, etc., with high-powered rifles.
SB 142 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to the rights, powers and disabilities of aliens and of certain companies, associations and corporations with respect to property in this State, providing for escheats in certain cases, prescribing the procedure therein, requiring reports of certain property holdings to facilitate the enforcement of this Act, prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions hereof.
SB 202 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to authorizing water improvement districts or conservation and reclamation districts which may be operating under contract with the United States Government to acquire, construct, operate, lease or otherwise control, use or employ water power facilities and plants for the generation of electric energy.
SB 238 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to the regulation for the protection of live stock raisers, etc.
SB 243 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to defining stockyards engaged in holding livestock received from transportation lines, pending their sale to purchasers, etc.
SB 267 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to directing the Prison Commission to sell the Texas State Railroad, in whole or in part.
SB 275 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to the Penal Code defining an able-bodied person within the meaning of the code; relating to deaf and dumb persons.
SB 299 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment and maintenance of a State Training School, upon the cottage plan, for the care of dependent and delinquent girls.
SB 300 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending the law on the incorporation of towns and cities, for the abolishing of present incorporation and re-incorporating, etc.
SB 309 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending the present law regarding leases for oil and gas, where the owner at the time the lease was made forfeits the land; providing for the lessee to have protection, etc.
SB 325 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing for the relief of railway corporations having charters granted or amended since the first day of January, 1892, and which have failed or are about to fail, to construct their roads and branches, or any part thereof, within the time required by law.
37th 1st Called Session
SB 1 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of Sixty Five Thousand ($65,000) Dollars to pay the per diem and mileage of members and the per diem of officers and employees of the First Called Session of the Thirty-Seventh Legislature of the State of Texas, Convened on the 18th day of July A.D., 1921 by proclamation of the Governor, providing how accounts may be approved.
SB 2 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of Twenty Thousand ($20,000) Dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to pay the contingent expenses of the First Called Session of the Thirty-Seventh Legislature of the State of Texas, convened on July 18, 1921, and the authorized and unpaid expenses of the Regular Session of the Thirty-Seventh Legislature in the event the appropriation previously made for that purpose is inadequate, in accordance with the proclamation of the Governor, providing how accounts may be approved.
SB 3 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing general appropriation for the support of the Judiciary of the State.
SB 4 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing general appropriations for the various educational institutions of the State.
SB 6 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing an emergency advance appropriation for the Department of Education, the same to be deducted from the general budget.
SB 9 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending the law on the protection of wild game, birds, etc.
SB 17 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to eleemosynary institutions; making appropriation to pay the salaries of officers and employees, and other expenses of maintenance.
SB 61 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the support of the state government for the two years beginning September 1, 1921, and ending August 31, 1923.
SB 62 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making emergency appropriations for the support of the state government, its departments and institutions.
SB 76 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to creating the Sheffield Independent School District in Pecos County, Texas.
SB 89 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to preventing the catching of fish in the Pecos River in certain counties.
SB 94 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for salaries for the officers of the American Legion Memorial Sanatorium of Texas.
37th 2nd Called Session
SB 1 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay the salaries of officers and employees of certain educational institutions.
SB 2 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation of the sum of sixteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to pay the contingent expenses of the Second Called Session of the Thirty-seventh Legislature of the State of Texas, convened August 17, 1921, by the proclamation of the Governor, providing how accounts may be approved.
SB 3 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay the per diem of members and the per diem of officers and employees of the Second Called Session of the Thirty-seventh Legislature of the State of Texas convened on the seventeenth day of August A.D. 1921, by proclamation of the Governor, providing how accounts may be approved.
36th Regular Session
SB 7 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to defendants testifying in criminal cases.
SB 8 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to the charge of the court in criminal cases.
SB 9 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to validating sales of lands belonging to public free schools and asylum funds of the State, which were made under the provisions of certain statute.
SB 10 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to define the terms on which certain foreign corporations whose permits to do business in Texas have been forfeited may be readmitted to do business in Texas.
SB 60 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to limiting the hours for duty of regular paid firemen belonging to fire departments in cities of 15,000 inhabitants or more and providing for the adoption of the "double platoon system"; providing penalties for the violation of this Act and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict therewith.
SB 65 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute levying a poll tax on every male person between the ages of twenty-one and sixty years, resident of this State on the first day of January of each year, so as to provide that soldiers, marines and seamen who enlisted in or were drafted into the United States Army during the years 1917 and 1918 and who were at the time of their induction into the military or naval service of the United States, resident citizens of the State of Texas, shall be exempt from the payment of poll taxes for the years 1918 and 1919, and further providing that such persons may vote without the payment of poll taxes in all elections held in this State during the years 1918 and 1919.
SB 66 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing for the eradication of predatory animals making an appropriation therefor, and prescribing the manner of its expenditure in co-operation with the Bureau of Biological Survey, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
SB 142 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to validating the charters and amendments to charters of all cities of more than five hundred thousand inhabitants in this State, which have adopted charters, or attempted to adopt or amend charters, since the enactment of Chapter 147, General Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-third Legislature, 1913, and validating all proceedings had by the City Councils or City Commissions, or governing authority, in regard to the question of the adoption of charters or amendments thereto.
SB 174 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing for the Live Stock Sanitary Commission to cooperate with the Bureau of Animal Industry, United States Department of Agriculture, for the eradication of tuberculosis among cattle within the State of Texas, and providing for the partial indemnification to the owner of cattle reacting to the tuberculin test.
SB 175 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making certain emergency appropriations out of the general revenue for the Live Stock sanitary Commission for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1919.
SB 186 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale, development and patenting of mineral deposits, placers, veins, lodes, or any rocks or aqueous solutions carrying metallic or non-metallic substance of value excepting oil, natural gas, coal and lignite that may be in any of the land of the public free school fund, University fund, the several Asylum funds, that may have been heretofore sold or disposed of by the State with the reservation of minerals therein or which may hereafter be sold with the reservation of minerals therein and all of said lands as were purchased with a relinquishment of the minerals therein, and all lands of which the mineral rights therein have or shall have reverted to the State of Texas.
SB 187 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to taxation.
SB 198 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing that the School of Mines and Metallurgy located in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, to be and the same is made and constituted a branch of the University of Texas for the instruction in the arts of mining and metallurgy.
SB 235 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts providing that teachers in the public free schools shall be required to conduct school work in the English Language exclusively by further providing that said acts shall not prevent the teaching of French and Spanish and granting authority to the Trustees to prescribe the text books for the teaching of said languages.
SB 272 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes and repealing certain statute relating to sales of property belonging to estates of decedents.
SB 311 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to requiring persons holding oil or gas leases upon lands within the State of Texas to release their right upon such lands at such time as is provided therein that said leases shall terminate.
SB 313 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the establishment, construction, equipment and maintenance of a wool and mohair scouring plant, at the Agricultural Experiment Station of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, for the scouring of representative samples of wool and mohair in order to determine their shrinkages, as protection to the Texas producers of wool and mohair in the sale of their products.
SB 322 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to authorize the appointment of special deputies to enforce the penal provisions of the laws relating to motor vehicles and their use on the public highways.
SB 364 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute regulating the bond and compensation of county judges.
SB 394 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to incorporating and creating the Marathon Independent School District in Brewster County, Texas, for Free School purposes only.
36th 2nd Called Session
SB 5 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to fixing the salary of the State Inspector of Masonry, Public Buildings and Works.
SB 11 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale, development and patenting of minerals other than oil and gas in the public lands.
SB 12 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain law known as the Eradication of Cattle Ticks Law, so that hereafter Uvalde County and Medina County, in the State of Texas, shall be placed in Zone No. 3 instead of Zone No. 2 as heretofore.
SB 18 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts providing for the organization and operation of water improvement districts.
SB 33 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the establishment, construction, equipment and maintenance of a wool and mohair, scouring plant, at the Agricultural Experiment Station, of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas.
SB 51 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to promoting the development of oil and gas resources of the State in Asylum, University and public free school lands.
SB 62 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to enlarging boundaries of Independent School District No. 1 in Sterling County.
SB 71 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing that Water Improvement Districts organized and operating under the laws of the State may issue notes in a sum not to exceed 30,000 for the purpose of making repairs on its system.
SB 74 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to the maximum amount of fees to be retained by district and county officers.
SB 97 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to public corporations by authorizing formation of private corporations for the purpose of dealing in acceptances, bills of exchange, etc.
SB 104 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation out of the General Revenue for the purpose of eradicating predatory animals.
SB 124 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to diminishing the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the county court of Menard County.
SB 126 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to providing for the Live Stock Sanitary Commission of Texas or its authorized representatives to sell the hides of predatory animals killed under authority of Chapter 107, of the Acts of the Regular Session of the 36th Legislature, and remit such funds to the State Treasurer, and such funds to be set apart to be drawn and used by the Live Stock Sanitary Commission for the further eradication of predatory animals under authority of said Chapter 107.
SB 145 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Wichita County, Texas.
36th 3rd Called Session
SB 34 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the support of the State Fire Insurance Commission of the State of Texas.
SB 35 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending the State Insurance Board Law and providing conditions upon which fire insurance companies may transact business.
SB 51 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws by authorizing corporations, heretofore, and hereafter to be organized thereunder, to act as general commercial brokers, and as customs brokers in the United States and foreign countries, in addition to the powers already provided thereby.
36th 4th Called Session
SB 11 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the owner or owners of an oil and gas permit heretofore issued by the State of Texas covering University land, who has or have performed certain development work thereunder, to designate within sixty days from the date this Act takes effect what shall be known as University land oil and gas development area to consist of not to exceed six contiguous blocks of University land.
35th Regular Session
HB 31 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to creating the county court of El Paso County for civil cases.
HB 103 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the construction of and making an appropriation for the construction of a main building, chemical laboratory building, dormitory and power house for the School of Mines, located in El Paso, Texas.
HB 379 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to repealing statues which disqualify soldiers, marines and seamen from voting.
HB 457 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the killing of wild antelope or Rocky Mountain sheep for a period of five years; fixing a penalty.
HB 488 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to awarding a change of venue in civil suits in district courts under certain circumstances.
HB 492 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to the duty of the county clerk and commissioners court to check up account of the tax collector.
HB 504 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to requiring repair shops and garages engaged in work on automobiles to keep a register containing a complete and accurate description of every car upon which work is performed; providing a punishment.
HB 540 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to procure money or other things of value through fraudulent representation; providing punishment.
HB 753 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to amending the provisions of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to change of venue in civil cases when judge is disqualified.
35th 1st Called Session
HB 90 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to the relief of railway corporations having charters granted or amended since the first day of January 1892, and which have failed or are about to fail, to construct their roads and branches, or any part thereof, within the time required by law.
35th 2nd Called Session
HB 3 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for support and maintenance of the University of Texas.
35th 3rd Called Session
HB 41 Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the law creating a State Highway Department by designated the allotment of Highway funds.
35th 4th Called Session
HB 78 Author: Dudley, Richard M.
Caption: Relating to making appropriation for deficiency in appropriations heretofore made to pay salary of Honorable W.D. Howe as special Judge of the Thirty-fourth Judicial District Court in El Paso County, Texas.