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Legislation authored by Eugene Samuel Nordhaus

Includes legislation with Eugene Samuel Nordhaus 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 10 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for creating a Firemen, Policemen, and Fire Alarm Operator's Pension Fund in all incorporated cities and towns in this State, having a paid fire, police, and fire alarm operator's department.
HB 11 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing free text-books for public school children.
HB 166 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Education of the State and of counties, cities, local systems, separate school districts, and district agricultural, vocational or training schools to adopt school books, other than the regular basal elementary school books provided for by the uniform textbook law, from an approved list issued by the State Board of Education, and to purchase all school books and sell, rent or furnish them free to pupils; providing punishment and penalties for the violation of this Act.
HB 291 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to making an emergency appropriation for compensation and traveling expenses of the members of the State Mining Board for the period between the date of the taking effect of this Act and September 1, 1919.
HB 305 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the compensation of assessors of Texas so as to increase their compensation for assessment of poll taxes.
HB 319 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating the sum of twelve thousand ($12,000.00) dollars for the use of the State Board of Health, to be expended by it under the direction of the State Health Officer for the purposes of defraying all expenses in connection with the making of a house to house canvass of one or more counties in this State in obtaining exact and scientific data as to the health conditions thereof.
HB 389 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Article of the Penal Code of the State of Texas so as to include theatres and to except such theatres from the operation of Article 302 after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
HB 582 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and compelling the Commissioners' Court of the various counties of the State of Texas, to, upon application of the owner, or owners, of lands that have been subdivided into town lots and blocks and small subdivisions, to cancel and annul such lots, blocks and subdivisions, provided such action does not interfere with established rights.
HJR 39 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Sections 21 and 23 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Texas, changing the salary of the Secretary of State from two thousand dollars ($2000) per year to four thousand dollars ($4000) per year, and changing the salary of the State Treasurer, Comptroller of Public Accounts, and the Commissioner of the General Land Office from two thousand five hundred ($2500) per year to four thousand dollars ($4000) per year, until further provided by law; and providing for the submission of such amendment to the people and fixing the time of such an election; and making an appropriation to pay the expenses thereof.
36th 2nd Called Session
HB 93 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S.
Caption: Relating to providing that the Board of Prison Commissioners are required to classify said prisoners into three classes; establishing a prison night school and providing amusement, recreation, chaplains and wages for said prisoners.
HB 94 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of a Board of Prison Commissioners; providing that a woman be appointed.
36th 3rd Called Session
HB 31 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws so as to increase the commissions of county treasurers of certain counties.
HB 36 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to the appointment and compensation of assistants to county officers.
HB 37 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to adding articles to the Penal code relating to the theft of motor vehicles and punishment therefor.
HB 38 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain laws relating to the appointment of county officers; providing compensation.
HB 40 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S.
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering Commissioners' Courts in certain counties to employ all clerical assistance they may deem necessary; fixing the compensation and salaries of such assistants.
HB 71 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain articles providing for the appointment and compensation of County Auditors in certain counties.
35th Regular Session
HB 62 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the practice of optometry; to create a board of examiners for examination of applicants and issuance of license; fixing penalties.
HB 132 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to preventing the diversion of electric current, water or gas from passing through any meter, and preventing any meter from registering any but the full amount that passed through it; prescribing a penalty.
HB 140 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing street railway companies to operate motor vehicles.
HB 182 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to enforcing the attendance of witnesses in cases of forgery and swindling.
HB 183 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing a special lien in favor of hotels and boarding houses.
HB 184 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the obtaining of board and lodging under false pretenses or the making of any payment to defraud; prescribing penalties.
HB 333 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing interurban railway companies to operate other public utilities
HB 334 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating the selection of a guardian by a minor fourteen years of age or over.
HB 544 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending statute to authorize cities and towns to require the filling up, drainage and regulating of any lot or lots, grounds or yards, or other places in the city or town which shall be unwholesome, or have stagnant water therein, or from any other cause be in such conditions as to be liable to produce disease; providing that a lien may be placed on such lots.
HJR 26 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment relative to State printing and paper, stationery, fuel, etc. furnished the State; making an appropriation.
HJR 27 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing for the levy of an additional tax for school purposes and for the furnishing of free text-books; making an appropriation.
35th 1st Called Session
HB 36 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the law relating to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
HB 64 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating the office of grand jury stenographer and providing compensation therefor.
HB 65 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S.
Caption: Relating to prescribing the minimum qualifications of county superintendents of public instruction, fixing a schedule of maximum salaries for county superintendents, providing that no present commission shall be impaired, allowing commissioners' courts and boards of county school trustees to provide clerical and supervisory help.
HB 66 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the law relating to bailiffs for grand juries.
HB 67 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S.
Caption: Relating to assistant attorneys.
35th 2nd Called Session
HB 11 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the acts preventing meter fraud so as to make the presence on or about such meters of any device for the diversion of electric current, water or gas or for the prevention of the proper action or registration of the meter prima facie evidence of intentions on the part of the user to defraud.
35th 3rd Called Session
HB 5 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to preventing the diversion of electric current, water or gas, from passing through any meter.
35th 4th Called Session
HB 36 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S.
Caption: Relating to the manner of summoning journeys in all counties having three or more district courts and authorizing the Sheriff of such county or his deputies to summon such jurors by written or printed notice in the United States Mail; providing punishment.
HB 154 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts to permit the owners of lands not situated in incorporated towns, villages or cities to cancel or annul subdivisions by declaration to that effect, in writing, to be recorded in the deed records of such counties, and to authorize such Commissioners Courts to assess said lands upon an acreage basis and to accept the payment of taxes, if delinquent, upon assessments as now provided by law.
HB 184 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S.
Caption: Relating to regulating the taxing of all money and securities deposited with the State Treasurer or other State officials; providing such money or securities shall be taxed at the residence of the person.
34th Regular Session
HB 273 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain law of the Thirty-second Legislature providing for the adoption of a system of uniform text books and the appointment of a text book board for such purpose; prescribing penalties.
HB 359 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute making privileged, without proof of actual malice, fair, true and impartial accounts of all executive and legislative proceedings.
HB 360 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute requiring written notice of ninety days before suit for libel can be brought.
HB 361 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing the venue of suits for damages for libel and slander.
HB 362 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain titles by providing that nothing in said title shall be construed to take away any now or heretofore existing defense to a civil action for libel; preserving all such defenses.
HB 524 Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court of Bexar County for Criminal Cases and defining the jurisdiction thereof.