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Legislation authored by John Allen

Includes legislation with John Allen as the primary author for the 63rd through 63rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available prior to the 63rd Legislature.

62nd Regular Session
HB 207 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to providing that the district clerk and criminal district attorney serving in those offices for the 124th Judicial District shall serve in those offices for the 188th Judicial District.
HB 623 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to definition of any interested owner authorized to apply for the pooling of mineral and royalty interests in oil or gas reservoirs.
HB 691 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to compensation of certain county and district officials in certain counties.
HB 692 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to prescribing the maximum salary to be paid to the Official Shorthand Reporters for the 124th and 188th Judicial Districts.
HB 1083 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the amount withheld from payments to a contractor constructing a project financed from the Water Development Fund.
HB 1084 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the definition of the National Flood Insurance Act.
HB 1093 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to a joint study to determine the best sites for natural river areas. ("Natural Rivers Act")
HB 1159 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Court of Domestic Relations for Gregg County.
HB 1458 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, consolidation, dissolution, maintenance, operation, financing, powers, and duties of municipal utility districts.
HB 1786 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the effective date of Chapter 54 of the Water Code.
HCR 15 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Congratulating LaTourneau College on its 25th Anniversary.
HCR 29 Author: Allen, John | et. al.
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United States to exercise its power in ameliorating the stringent restrictions of the Wholesale Meat Act of 1967.
HR 63 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Congratulating R. E. Henry.
HR 198 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Requesting the Texas Education Agency to take immediate steps to will make sure no child in Texas be forced to stand while riding a school bus.
HR 367 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. F. R. Jackson, the first woman mayor of Longview.
HR 375 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Expressing the feeling of the Legislature that no tax-supported agency shall compete with private business.
HR 376 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Urging the State Board of Insurance not to grant further increases in automobile insurance rates.
HR 426 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Congratulating Alf Jernigan of Longview.
HR 427 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Congratulating C. Quentin Abernathy of Gladewater.
HR 618 Author: Allen, John | et. al.
Caption: Congratulating Representative Billy Williamson and wife.
62nd 1st Called Session
HR 9 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Commending the Longview High School Band.
61st Regular Session
HB 1431 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Burleson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 as a conservation and reclamation district; prescribing the powers, duties, functions, and procedures of the district.
HB 1478 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Spring Hill Utility District", comprising the territory and property described herein.
61st 1st Called Session
HB 74 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of establishing, improving, enlarging, extending, or repairing county airports, facilities, and services.
60th Regular Session
HB 485 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act to give the holder of a Brewer's Permit the right to import ale and malt liquor; providing that the holder of a Nonresident Seller's Permit may have an interest in a Brewer's Permit; giving the holder of a Manufacturer's License or a Brewer's Permit the right to import beer, ale, and malt liquor into Texas; giving the Board and the Administrator the power to do any and all things necessary to carry out the intent of this Section.
HB 624 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to interchangeable juries; providing that a certain Article also applies to counties with two district courts and a domestic relations court.
HB 887 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to county commissioners in certain counties issuing time warrants to pay for repairing, remodeling, and expanding community center facilities outside the county seat.
HB 922 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to prescribing the minimum and maximum salary to be paid to the official shorthand reporter for the 124th Judicial District.
59th Regular Session
HB 73 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to defining and limiting, under certain circumstances, the liability of any owner, lessee or occupant of real property who gives permission to another to enter his premises for purposes of hunting, fishing and/or camping; preserving unchanged the doctrine of attractive nuisance.
HB 88 Author: Allen, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting governmental bodies from holding meetings which are closed to the public.
HB 454 Author: Allen, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, comprising the territory lying within the watershed of the Sabine River and its tributary streams lying within the boundaries of the Counties of Gregg, Rusk, Harrison and Panola as the same is made certain by the state contour maps now on file in the office of the Texas Water Commission, to be known as the "Middle Sabine River Navigation District," for the purpose of promoting, constructing, maintaining and operating, or to make practicable, promote, aid and encourage the construction, maintenance, and operation of navigable canals or waterways and all navigational systems or facilities auxiliary thereto, using the natural bed and banks of the Sabine River in so doing where practicable.
HB 472 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to providing three-year terms and an alternate method of election for trustees of certain independent school districts converted from common school districts.
HB 651 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in certain counties to furnish each County Commissioner an automobile for use in official business.
HB 653 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the appointment and compensation of the judge of the court of domestic relations as a member of the juvenile board of certain counties.
58th Regular Session
HB 400 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the rights of beneficiaries of pension, retirement, death benefit, stock bonus and profit-sharing plans, systems or trusts, and of beneficiaries of annuities and supplemental insurance contracts.
HB 460 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to validating the actions and proceedings of common school districts in counties with a population of not less than sixty-eight thousand (68,000) nor more than seventy-three thousand (73,000) according to the last preceding federal census, in increasing their maintenance tax rate.
HB 1083 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to prescribing the minimum and maximum salary to be paid to the official shorthand reporter for the 124th Judicial District.
HJR 44 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that retail sales and use taxes imposed by the Legislature shall never exceed the rate of two per cent (2%) on receipts from the sale at retail of tangible personal property within this state.
57th Regular Session
HB 32 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to the concern of payment of aid and compensation to persons who have paid fines or served sentences for crimes of which they are not guilty.
HB 333 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to imposing an excise tax in the amount of two percent (2%) of the purchase price of certain retail sales of personal property; imposing a use tax in the amount of two percent (2%) of the purchase price on the use of certain personal property; providing an effective date.
HB 803 Author: Allen, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to imposing a Retail Sales and Use Tax; providing an effective date.
HJR 24 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to remove places used for the calling or business of the head of a family from homestead exemption.
56th Regular Session
HB 5 Author: Allen, John
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to move the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas from the City of Texarkana to the City of Longview.
HB 700 Author: Allen, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating an additional District Court in Gregg County, Texas to be known as the District Court for the 147th Judicial District.
HB 718 Author: Allen, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Gregg County, Texas.
HB 936 Author: Allen, John | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the payment of aid and compensation to persons who have paid fines or served sentences for crimes of which they are not guilty.