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Legislation authored by Walter Francis Jones

Includes legislation with Walter Francis Jones 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
HB 33 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to requiring the labeling of all cloth, fabric, garments or articles of apparel sold or offered for sale in this State which contain wool or purport to contain wool, and sample containing or purporting to contain wool displayed in this State in soliciting orders, and providing for punishment for violation of this act.
HB 59 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to changing the time and terms of holding court in the Sixty-third Judicial District.
HB 77 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to providing that the county judge and each commissioner shall take the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution, and shall also take an oath that he will not be directly or indirectly interested in any contract with, or claim against, the county in which he resides, except such warrants as may issue to him as fees of office, and providing that said oath shall be in writing and filed and recorded in the office of the county clerk.
HB 78 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to providing that every person elected to the office of sheriff shall give bond to be approved by the commissioners' court for such sum as may be directed by such court, payable to the Governor and his successors in office.
HB 79 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to providing that the county clerk shall execute a bond in the sum to be fixed by the commissioners' court, not less than $2,000.00 nor more than $10,000.00, conditioned for the safekeeping of the records.
HB 80 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to providing that a county judge, before entering on the duties of his office, shall execute a bond of not less than $1000 nor more than $10,000.
HB 306 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to authorizing, enabling and permitting the territory situated within the bounds of Eagle Pass Independent School District, in the County of Maverick and State of Texas, and other lands and territory adjacent thereto in Maverick County, to incorporate as an independent district for school purposes only.
HB 307 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to creating the Brackett Independent School District in Kinney County, Texas; defining its boundaries, including the present Brackett Independent School District.
HB 379 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the hunting, trapping, ensnaring or killing of any wild deer, buck, doe or fawn within the limits of the county Brewster, State of Texas, for a period of five years from and after the passage of this act, and providing a penalty therefor.
HB 518 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to creating the Brackett Independent School District in Kinney County, Texas; defining its boundaries, including the present Brackett Independent School District.
HB 621 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax on regular recognized vaudeville theaters in this State; prescribing the manner of collecting said tax.
HB 634 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to regulating the killing of deer in the counties of: Terrell, Val Verde and Kinney; defining offense and prescribing penalties for the violation thereof.
38th 2nd Called Session
HB 139 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to changing the time and terms of holding court in the Sixty-third Judicial District.
HB 239 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to creating the Comstock Independent School District in Val Verde County, Texas; providing a board of trustees.
37th Regular Session
HB 28 Author: Jones, Walter Francis | et. al.
Caption: Regulating to a certain Act regarding the destruction of depredating wild animals, and the protection of stock raisers and farmers.
HB 43 Author: Jones, Walter Francis | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the suspended sentence law.
HB 57 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to the sale of public free school and asylum lands.
HB 58 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to a certain Act regarding the suspension of licenses of attorneys at law; amending act to permit proceedings against, regardless of indictment, criminal prosecution or conviction.
HB 358 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the Sixty-third and Eighty-third Judicial Districts of the State of Texas; and to prescribe the time, and fix the terms of holding the courts in each of said Judicial Districts.
37th 1st Called Session
HB 81 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to amending the act correcting the time and terms of holding Court in the Sixty-third Judicial District.
36th Regular Session
HB 353 Author: Jones, Walter Francis | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Act creating the Live Stock Sanitary Commission for the State of Texas so that hereafter Kinney county, Uvalde county and Medina county, in the State of Texas, shall be placed in Zone No. 3 instead of Zone No. 2 as heretofore.
HB 354 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to validating the charters and amendments to charters of all cities of more than five thousand inhabitants in this State, which have adopted charters, or attempted to adopt or amend charters, since the enactment of certain statute, and validating all proceedings had by city councils or city commissions, or governing authority, in regard to the question of the adoption of charters or amendments thereto.
HB 365 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by providing that any part of a tract of land heretofore or hereafter sold by the State, may, in the discretion of the commissioner of the General Land Office, and regardless of the number of acres contained therein, be patented at any time upon the payment of the balance due the State for such part together with the patent fees prescribed by law.
HB 366 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article so as to permit proceedings under said Article regardless of indictment, criminal prosecution or conviction for any of the matters therein named.
HB 454 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to sales of property belonging to estate of descendants.
HB 485 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to validating the charter and incorporation of the City of Eagle Pass, adopted by the qualified voters of said city.
HB 522 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
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.
HB 553 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the Sixty-third and Eighty-third Judicial Districts of the State of Texas, and providing the time, and fixing the terms of holding the courts in each of said judicial districts; and conforming all writs and process from such courts to such changes, and making all process issued or served before this Act takes effect, including recognizances and bonds returnable to the terms of the courts in the several districts as herein fixed to validate process, and to validate the summoning of grand petit juries.
HB 630 Author: Jones, Walter Francis | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in the counties named, so as to include Armstrong, Dickens, Presidio, Terrell and Throckmorton counties.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 177 Author: Jones, Walter Francis
Caption: Relating to increasing the salary of the official court reporter of the 63rd district.
36th 3rd Called Session
HB 94 Author: Jones, Walter Francis | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles by providing for the appointment by the Governor of bona fide Inspectors of certain State Live Stock Associations as rangers.
HB 106 Author: Jones, Walter Francis | et. al.
Caption: Relating to increasing the salary of the official court reporter of the Sixty-third Judicial District of Texas, to the sum of eighteen hundred dollars per annum.