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 David W. Dickson

Includes legislation with David W. Dickson as the primary author for the 34th through 36th 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.

36th Regular Session
HB 64 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by authorizing corporations now existing or hereafter organized to engage in the business, on the assessment plan, of insuring against death from sickness or disease.
HB 65 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax on pool or billiard tables run for a profit, providing that if any kind of merchandise is sold or kept for sale it shall be construed as being run for a profit; fixing the penalty for violation of this act.
HB 289 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute fixing the fees of public weighers by changing fees for weighing cotton from 10 cents per bale to 15 cents per bale.
HB 594 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of shooting galleries, ten pin alley, knife boards or money and ring boards, or any other gambling devices within this State; fixing penalties for violations of this Act.
HB 620 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to providing for the inspection of all public and private hospitals, reformatory homes, houses of detention, convent asylums, sectarian or fraternal seminaries, schools or institutions, by the sheriff of the county in which such is located or by the grand jury thereof, or by any person or persons appointed by the county or district judge upon a petition signed by not less than 25 reputable citizens of said county or by violation of the judge himself; and fixing a penalty for violations of this act.
HJR 5 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Proposing and amendment to Section 2 of Article 6 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, so as to authorize females to vote, and providing that no one except citizens of the United States shall vote, and providing that the Governor shall submit the same to the qualified voters of Texas at a special election to be held on the fourth Saturday in July 1919, and making an appropriation to pay the expense of carrying out the provisions of this resolution.
HJR 6 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to certain section of Article 4 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, changing the terms of state officers from two to four years; making the office Commissioner of Agriculture and of Superintendent of Public Instruction constitutional offices; fixing the salaries of said officers; providing for the filling of vacancies; fixing the time for the election to be held on this amendment, and making an appropriation to pay the expense thereof.
HJR 30 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 51 of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas providing that the Legislature may grant pensions to Confederate soldiers, sailors and their widows who have been a citizen of Texas since January 1, 1912, and to levy a tax of 5 cents on the one hundred dollar on the property to aid such pension fund, making an appropriation to pay the expenses of an election.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 52 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to the compensations and salaries of official shorthand court reporters in certain districts so as to apply same to the sixth, sixty-second and sixty-third districts.
HB 172 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the shipment of intoxicating liquors into this state; fixing punishment and penalties.
34th Regular Session
HB 35 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to amending laws regulating Passengers' fare, reducing the same to two cents per mile for adults and One Cent for children under ten.
HB 36 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to levying an annual occupation tax on knife boards, shooting galleries and money boards.
HB 37 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws regulating the shipment of intoxicating liquors.
HB 38 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to providing for inspection of all public and private hospitals, reformatories and schools by the county commissioners of the county or by any person or persons appointed by the district or county judge.
HB 39 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to compelling the Commissioners' Court of each county to prepare and maintain a ward separate and apart from the jail to keep persons charged with lunacy in, providing that expenses be paid out of the general funds of said county, and prohibiting persons charged with lunacy from being placed in jail or places where persons charged with crime are kept.
HB 40 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to making it the duty of tax collectors to prepare and mail notices and statements of delinquent taxes to the owners of real estate.
HB 41 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the playing of any kind of ball games on Sunday, for pay, or charging any entrance or gate fee to see any ball game played on Sunday; fixing a penalty.
HB 42 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to prohibiting persons from obtaining railroad fare from any other person by contract to pay for said railroad fare in work and refuse to comply with said contract; providing a penalty.
HB 43 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing pensions for ex-Confederate soldiers and their widows, after a bona fide, continuous residence of seven years.
HB 44 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to repealing certain laws regarding the appointment, qualifications and duties of County Auditors.
HB 262 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the appointment and qualification of county auditors in certain counties.
HB 372 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to repealing occupation tax on dealers of pistols.
HB 657 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to amending an Act to create a more efficient road law for Lamar County, and defining the powers of Lamar County in collecting delinquent poll taxes by road working; regulating age limit; providing for report to be made by road overseers to grand jury; defining a legal warning for road hands.
HJR 2 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the apportionment of the State into Senatorial and Representative districts and fixing the salaries of Senators and Representatives.
HJR 13 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" | et. al.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the term of State officers from two to four years.
33rd Regular Session
HB 106 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to requiring tax-assessors, where practical, to enroll all property of each tax payer in one roll and to give each tax payer one receipt for all taxes collected.
HB 108 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to appointment, qualifications, and compensation of county auditor in counties of a certain population.
HB 291 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to requiring manufacturers of boots or shoes to stamp on the outside sole where made and what substitute for leather, if any, was used, fixing penalty for violation.
HB 323 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to authorizing the County Commissioners Court of Bexar County to levy a special road tax of ten cents on the one hundred dollars valuation.
HB 373 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to requiring counties above a certain population to have an auditor of accounts and finances.
HB 490 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave"
Caption: Relating to amending the act to authorize and empower Lamar County to issue bonds, to provide a method of making up the tax rolls of Lamar County.
HB 780 Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911 providing for the appointment and qualifications of the county auditor in counties having a certain population.