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Legislation authored by Charles Osborne Laney

Includes legislation with Charles Osborne Laney as the primary author for the 34th through 37th 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.

37th Regular Session
HB 113 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act regarding the sale of agricultural and garden seeds.
HB 114 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act regarding fraudulent practices with respect to corporate stock.
HB 128 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act regarding the amending of the law relating to banks and banking.
HB 214 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act regarding the capital stock of State banking corporations, etc.
HB 215 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the privileges allowed corporations permitted to act as guardian, curator, etc.
HB 216 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act to protect the depositors of State banks, etc.
HB 217 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act to regulate the savings department of banks, bank and trust companies, etc.
HB 218 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act regarding the use of certain words and terms by banks and banking corporations.
HB 219 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act authorizing directors of banks to call stockholders meeting for purpose of closing business, etc.
HB 220 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amend a certain Act regarding false statements and advertising to depositors of banks, etc.
HB 221 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the use of authorized statements, words and terms by guaranty fund, etc.
HB 245 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act providing for the appointment of State Bank Examiners and a General Liquidating Agent, for their discharge and removal, and establishing and fixing their salaries.
HB 246 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act fixing the salary of the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking.
HB 365 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amend a certain Act defining the duties of the commissioner of appraisement of levee improvement districts.
HB 417 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the increasing examination fees paid by State banks.
HB 425 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to providing for the study of fire prevention in public and private schools.
36th Regular Session
HB 19 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to granting to every person, firm, corporation, limited partnership, joint stock association, or association of any kind whatsoever owning, operating, or managing any pipe line or any part of any pipe line within the State of Texas for the transportation of crude petroleum that is declared to be a common carrier by and is subject to the provisions of certain statute of the General Laws of Texas, the right and power of eminent domain.
HB 62 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statute relating to dealers in pistols.
HB 82 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to repealing certain statute abolishing the Criminal District Court No. 2 for Dallas county, Texas, and creating the District Court of Domestic Relations to prescribe the jurisdiction thereof; fixing a time for holding the term thereof; providing for the retention of the present judge of said Criminal District Court No. 2 and the judge of the District Court of Domestic Relations until the expiration of the terms for which he was elected; providing for a sheriff and clerk of said court.
HB 136 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of corporations to buy, sell, own, lease from or to others, street cleaning machines.
HB 279 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the publication of legal notices in newspapers by excepting certain notices from the provisions of said Act.
HB 281 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale of and defining agricultural seeds; requiring their proper labeling, defining purity of agricultural seeds, requiring the labeling of noxious weed seeds, providing for germination tests; providing for the expense and enforcement of the law and fixing penalties.
HB 326 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Forty-fourth Judicial District Court of Texas to the "Dallas County District Court of Domestic Relations," and restricting the jurisdiction of said court in part and extending its jurisdiction in part; conferring concurrent jurisdiction in civil cases on the two Criminal District Courts of Dallas County with the Fourteenth and Sixty-Eighth District Courts.
HB 450 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to protecting human life and limb by prohibiting persons from trespassing, walking, sitting, lying or loitering on the tracks, road beds, dumps or cuts of interurban railroads, and from climbing the poles or tower of interurban railroads, or of electric light or power lines and from obstructing or interfering with the wires of such interurban, or electric light, or power line, and prohibiting persons from trespassing upon or entering any power house or sub-station of any interurban railway or electric light or power line in this State, and providing for the exemption of certain classes and places from the operation of this Act, and fixing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 533 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending a section of certain Act providing for the creation of conservation and reclamation districts so as to make certain that the reassessment of benefits permitted by said section shall not render insecure any indebtedness of any district availing itself of the benefits of such section.
HJR 10 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article 16 of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding thereto Section 50a, relating to the creation and fixing of liens against rural homesteads, and specifying the purposed for which such liens may be created; making an appropriation to defray the expense of said election.
HJR 13 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 49 of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas relating to the power to create debts by or on behalf of the State, so as hereafter to authorize the Legislature to enact a law directing the issuance of bonds by the Governor of the State in a sum not to exceed seventy-five million ($75,000,000.00) dollars, the proceeds of said bonds to be used in the construction of durable, hard surfaced roads upon public highways of the State.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 95 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Forty-Fourth Judicial District court of Texas to the "Dallas County District Court of Domestic Relations."
HB 143 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to fees charged by the Board of Pharmacy.
HB 175 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to license fees charged against owners of motor vehicles.
36th 3rd Called Session
HB 144 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws regulating the sale of and defining agricultural and garden seeds and providing for their regulation; providing penalties.
35th Regular Session
HB 27 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to the settlement, registration, transfer and assurance of land titles and to designate courts of land registration.
HB 28 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the employment or use of the stock, means, assets and other property of corporations, and declaring for what purposes the same may be used; penalizing the officers or agents or employees of such corporations or other organizations who wrongfully use the moneys, means, or assets contributed thereto.
HB 29 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to regulating the business of cooperative savings and contract loan companies, placing them under the regulation of the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking; creating offenses for violations.
HB 33 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating for Dallas county an additional county court at law.
HB 34 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to constituting the several district judges of counties of certain population a Juvenile Board of such county, prescribing the powers and duties of such board, including the appointment by it of probation officers, and providing for the payment of compensation of such officers, and allowing the said district judges an additional salary to be paid out of the general fund of such county.
HB 59 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending the franchise tax on foreign corporations.
HB 94 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to requiring persons handling pistols to secure a license, to pay an occupation tax, and to keep a record of all pistol transactions, and providing penalties.
HB 95 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to regulating the practice of dentistry, providing for examination and registration, making it unlawful for any persons not licensed to practice dentistry.
HB 180 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to providing that property upon which valid liens have been given shall not be appropriated for exemptions or to make up allowance until payment of debts is secured.
HB 352 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to regulating the operation of State banks and banks and trust companies incorporated in the state; defining offenses and prescribing punishment; prescribing duties of the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking.
HB 370 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to requiring a license fee for insurance agents; prescribing a penalty.
HB 415 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by the court of its own decrees for execution or for orders of sale of personal property by means of attachments, fines, and imprisonment.
HB 416 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting anything burning or containing fire upon the premises of another or upon a public road.
HB 459 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the practice of law by persons not licensed, by voluntary association or by corporation; providing penalties.
HB 565 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending the penal code creating and defining the offenses of criminal negligence of the first degree and criminal negligence of the second degree; fixing the penalties for these offenses.
HB 606 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to creating and incorporating the Wilmer Independent School District in Dallas county, Texas.
HB 621 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to enlarging the territory of the Hutchins Independent School District of Dallas county, Texas.
HB 646 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of fire districts for fire-prevention purposes.
HB 651 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to the empaneling of grand juries for the criminal district court of Dallas county.
HB 660 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to the business of abstracting land titles; prescribing a punishment.
HB 717 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to granting women the right to vote for presidential electors.
35th 1st Called Session
HB 32 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating amending the law relating to the powers and duties of the Live Stock Sanitary Commission.
35th 3rd Called Session
HB 19 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of Dallas County to establish a woman's restroom at or near the court house.
35th 4th Called Session
HB 46 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending "An Act regulating the business of cooperative savings and contract Loan companies," so that hereafter such companies may invest their funds in mortgages which shall be a first lien on real estate located in any state; further permitting such companies to invest their funds in Liberty Bonds.
HB 91 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles relating to appeals from the Corporation Courts.
HB 153 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to repealing Article 7380 of Chapter 2 of Title 126 of the Revised Civil Statues of the State of Texas.
34th Regular Session
HB 12 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act increasing the salaries of District Judges from $3,000 to $4,000 per annum.
HB 72 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the employment of children in certain occupations; fixing penalties.
HB 106 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute fixing the rates of interest on judgments, including judgments of the District and County Courts upon which execution has been suspended by the filing of a supersedeas bond.
HB 146 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to regulating the acquisition cost of Fire Insurance Companies not organized under the Laws of the State seeking to secure a permit to do business in the state; providing a penalty.
HB 173 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the collection of delinquent taxes so as to provide that taxes reported delinquent for any year prior to 1905 shall never be collected.
HB 261 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the conditions and restrictions under which public vaults, crypts or mausoleums for the permanent interment of human bodies may be constructed; fixing penalties.
HB 275 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to judges of district courts alternating to avoid the necessity of appointing temporary district judges.
HB 282 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to requiring persons handling pistols to secure a license therefor, to pay an occupation tax thereon and to keep record of all pistol transactions; providing penalties.
HB 322 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the co-insurance clause shall not be used in fire insurance policies.
HB 400 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute making it the duty of the Texas Board of Pharmacy to examine applicants for registration in the months of June and January; fixing a penalty.
HB 437 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the original concurrent jurisdiction of the Criminal District Courts of Dallas County and of the County Court of Dallas County.
HB 477 Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws by requiring certain corporations to make connections and to furnish gas, electrical current or power on written applications; declaring failure to do so an unlawful discrimination and fixing a penalty.
HB 508 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to creating a commission to ascertain the wages and conditions of labor of women in the various occupations, trades and industries in which said women are employed.
HB 577 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the payment of franchise tax by certain corporations.
HB 602 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to regulating the business of co-operative investment companies.
34th 1st Called Session
HB 40 Author: Laney, Charles O.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Governor to appoint a Judiciary Commission.