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Legislation authored by Henry Berryman Terrell

Includes legislation with Henry Berryman Terrell as the primary author for the 34th through 34th 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.

34th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to constituting McLennan county the Nineteenth, Seventy-fourth and McLennan county and Falls county the Fifty-fourth Judicial Districts; providing for the present judges of the Nineteenth and Fifty-fourth Judicial Districts to continue to hold their offices for the terms for which they were elected, the appointment of a suitable person by the Governor as judge of the Seventy-fourth Judicial District to hold until the next general election.
33rd Regular Session
SB 8 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a State Highway Department, and establishing a state Highway Commission and office of State Highway Engineer; prescribing the duties and compensation, creating a fund by the license of motor vehicles, fixing a penalty.
SB 29 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Company to lease, for a term not less than twenty-five years, certain railroad companies in the state, and at any time during the life of said lease or leases, to purchase, own, operate and maintain the same, or any of them, as a part of its line, and to complete and extend the said railroads, or any of them, as contemplated and provided in the respective charters of the said Texas Central Railroad Company.
SB 131 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to fixing the per diem pay and mileage of the members of the legislature, repealing Chapter 8 of the General Laws enacted by the 30th Legislature.
SB 132 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Eddy Independent School District, created under the general laws of the state, and to incorporate the Eddy Independent School District to be within certain boundaries at and surrounding the town of Eddy in McLennan County; investing said independent school district and the board of school trustees thereof with the rights, powers, privileges, and duties of a town or village incorporated for free school purposes only under the general laws.
SB 157 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending the Revised Statutes providing for the admission of patients into, and the discharge of patients from, the asylum, and providing for judicial proceedings in cases of lunacy, so as to make said articles applicable to habitual drunkards.
SB 195 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment, maintenance and government of a state normal school to be located in the city of Waco, in McLennan County, or within one half mile of the corporation limits of said city and to be known and designated as the Central Texas Normal School.
SB 196 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to and regulating the adoption of the commission form of government by cities and towns, and towns and villages.
SB 359 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a Child Welfare Commission to collect, study, and disseminate information concerning the welfare of children and to make recommendations for the conservation of and betterment of child life, making an appropriation.
SB 360 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for McLennan County, Texas; fixing penalties for violation of this Act.
SB 369 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending articles 3827, 3828 and 3830 of the Revised Civil Statutes 1911, prescribing the nature and kind of bond that is required of Commission Merchants, providing for a penalty.
SB 392 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending articles 5221, 5222, 5223, 5224, 5225, 5226, 5227, 5228, 5229, 5230, 5231, 5232, 5233, and 5234 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911, concerning the management and control of the State Institution for the Training of Juveniles, and to add thereto article 5234a, making appropriation to carry out the provisions of this act.
SB 407 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to incorporating the McGregor Independent School District in McLennan County for free school purposes only.
SB 484 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to creating a special district court for McLennan county to prescribe its jurisdiction, to limit its existence, to fix its terms, to conform all writs and process from said court and the other district courts in said county to such changes as are made in the jurisdiction judicial district in McLennan county to transfer cases from their respective court to other said courts.
SB 491 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to authorizing Fayette County to issue bonds for local road purposes.
SB 494 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to establishing an inebriate asylum for the detection and treatment of habitual drunkards, defining habitual drunkards, providing for their commitment, detention, and final discharge.
SJR 4 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to section 52, of article 3, of the constitution of this state.
33rd 1st Called Session
SB 41 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a State Highway Department, and establishing a State Highway Commission; providing penalties.
SB 42 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to conferring certain additional power and authority upon State Banks and Trust Companies, authorizing such institutions to create and maintain "Land Loan Departments" and regulating the manner, method and operation of said departments; authorizing such institutions to issue bonds in connection with and as a part of said land loan department.
SB 43 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending articles 2827 and 2862 of the Revised Civil Statutes so as to provide that the valuation placed on property for taxation in county line independent school districts having their own tax assessor shall not be governened by the valuation placed thereon for state and county taxation.
33rd 3rd Called Session
SB 12 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to limiting the acreage of cotton to be produced by the voluntary agreement of individuals, firms or corporations owning or leasing land and prescribing damages for a failure to carry out said agreement.
32nd Regular Session
SB 62 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to providing for the removal of a married woman's disabilities of coverture and to declare her feme sole for mercantile and trading purposes.
SB 97 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the location, establishment and maintenance of four tent-house colonies for the treatment of persons suffering from tuberculosis, and to provide for the care and treatment of indigent consumptives.
SB 138 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to creating a State Highway Department; authorizing state aid for the establishment, construction, maintenance, and repair of public highways, creating a fund by the license of Automobiles; fixing a penalty for failure to pay.
SB 169 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to conferring authority upon the Railroad Commission, and making it its duty to adopt all necessary rates, charges and regulations to govern and regulate persons, associations, and corporations, private or municipal, owning or operating public wharves, docks, or piers, and all property used in connection therewith, or suburban, belt or terminal railroads in Texas, and to fix divisions of rates, charges and regulations between the same and railroads and all other common carriers under the control of the Railroad Commission where a deversion (division) is proper; providing penalties for the violations of this Act.
SB 178 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending an Act providing for the establishment of common county line school districts; providing for the establishment of independent school districts, or school incorporations containing territory within two or more counties.
SB 199 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment, maintenance and government of a State Normal School to be located in the city of Waco and to be known as the Central Texas Normal School.
SB 253 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company of Texas to lease for a term of not less than twenty-five years the railroad of the Texas Central Railroad Company, extending from the city of Waco to the town of Rotan.
SB 284 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to authorizing the sale of the railroad belonging to the State, extending from Rusk to Palestine, and its appurtenances and providing that if no sale can be made then the railroad shall be leased.
SB 307 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to fixing fees of Constables in Courts of Justice of the Peace.
SB 366 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending an act to incorporate the city of Waco by further fixing the salaries and duties of certain municipal officers and giving the Board of Commissioners certain powers.
SJR 4 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to providing that by majority vote counties and cities may exempt factories from local taxation for a period of fifteen years.
32nd 1st Called Session
SB 31 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to creating a State Highway Department, and establishing a State Highway Commission, and the office of State Highway Commissioner and the office of State Highway Engineer; creating a fund by the license of automobiles.
SB 32 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to apportioning the state of Texas into Congressional Districts; providing for two additional districts.
SB 60 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to changing and prescribing the time for holding district court in the Fifty-fourth (54) Judicial District of Texas.
31st Regular Session
SB 41 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending Article 1194 of Chapter 4, of Title XXX (30) of the Revised Civil Statutes.
SB 66 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending Section 4 of an act entitled "An Act to incorporate the city of Waco" passed by the Twenty-first legislature is now amended by changing the number of officers and the method of their election.
SB 69 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to providing for the working of short term convicts upon the public roads of the state, defining short term convicts and to providing regulations for the confinement and safekeeping of such convicts.
SB 138 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
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SB 159 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the appointment of four members of the Senate by the Lieutenant Governor and five members of the House by the Speaker thereof, who shall constitute a committee on investigation to visit the penitentiaries located at Huntsville and Rusk, respectively, and such other places as in their judgment may be necessary, to the end that a thorough investigation of the penitentiary system may be made; and making appropriation therefor.
SB 209 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending Section 5, Chapter 131, Acts of the Thirtieth Legislature, entitled "an Act to amend Sections 1, 4, 5, 6 and 11 of Chapter 108, Acts of the Twenty-ninth Legislature" regulating the sale of concentrated commercial feeding stuffs and the materials from which they are manufactured.
SB 210 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to creating the Pate Independent School District in McLennan county, defining its boundaries, providing for a board of trustees thereof and defining their powers and authority.
SB 226 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for McLennan county, Texas, and making county commissioners of said county ex-officio road commissioners and prescribing their duties as such and providing for their compensation as road commissioners, and defining the powers and duties of such county commissioners, and providing for the appointment of road overseers and defining their duties, and for the working of county convicts on the public roads of said county, and providing for officers' fees and rewards and penalties for said convicts, and fixing a penalty for a violation of this act.
SB 228 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of the several counties to refund to holders of unexpired liquor dealers' license and occupation tax receipts revoked by the enactment of Chapter 138 of the General Law of the Thirtieth Legislature, entitled "An Act to regulate the sale and disposition of spirituous, vinous and malt liquors.
30th Regular Session
HB 229 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the working of short term convicts upon the public roads of the State, defining short term convicts and providing regulations for the confinement and safekeeping of such convicts.
HB 335 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to dividing the State of Texas into six Supreme Judicial Districts, providing for and establishing a Court of Civil Appeals in each of said districts, prescribing the time for the holding of said courts.
HB 345 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to preserving and protecting the wild game, wild birds and wild fowl of the State, providing adequate penalties for the violation of this Act, and the unlawful taking, slaughter, sale, purchase or shipment thereof.
HB 379 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to changing the official title of the State Fish and Oyster Commissioner to Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner; and providing penalties for the violation thereof.
HB 405 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to defining who are peddlers, and declaring all persons who go form house to house and place to place making a sale or offering to sell merchandise by retail or taking orders or offering to take orders for the future delivery of merchandise, regardless of the mode and manner of the delivery, to be peddlers; levying an occupation tax on such persons, and providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 578 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to permitting owners of land or lots sold to the State or to any city or town for taxes to redeem the same.
HB 722 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the leasing of State convicts in Texas, and providing penalties for the violation of this Act.
HJR 18 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 9, Article 8, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, increasing the amount of tax that may be voted for the purpose of improving public roads, and allowing counties or political subdivisions of counties by a majority vote of the qualified property tax paying voters of the county, or subdivision thereof, voting at all elections to be held for that purpose, to adopt same.
29th Regular Session
HB 156 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the working of short term convicts upon the public roads of the State.
28th Regular Session
HB 59 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing a mode by which horses, jacks, mules, jennets and cattle may be prevented from running at large in certain counties, so as to place McLennan county under provisions of said chapter.
HB 61 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to preserving and protecting the wild game, wild birds and wild fowl of the State, to provide adequate penalties for the unlawful taking, slaughter, sale or shipment thereof. (HB 33, 37, 61, 176, 232, and 277 combined.)
HB 450 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to making it an offense for 'junk shops' to buy any metallic substance from a minor without the written consent of his parents or guardian.
HB 451 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to requiring the owner of a 'junk shop' to give bond and keep a register showing all purchases made, hours, fixing penalty.
HB 498 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the salaries and compensation of certain penitentiary officials.
HB 542 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman
Caption: Relating to creating the county of Schley from a part of El Paso county.
HB 585 Author: Terrell, Henry Berryman | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to incorporate the city of Waco and to define its boundaries and powers.