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Legislation authored by Bob Bass

Includes legislation with Bob Bass as the primary author for the 57th through 60th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

60th Regular Session
HB 187 Caption: Relating to amending Article 1220, Penal Code of the State of Texas, 1925, to provide that adultery is justification under certain circumstances for homicide committed by the wife upon one taken in the act of adultery with the husband.
HB 288 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts related to taking certain wildlife resources of Bowie County; providing a split open season for deer; decreasing the maximum penalties for certain illegal acts.
HB 289 Caption: Relating to the open season and bag limit on wild quail in Bowie County.
HB 308 Caption: Relating to creating the office of criminal district attorney of Bowie County, and prescribing his powers, duties, and compensations; abolishing the office of county attorney of Bowie County and the office of district attorney of the Fifth Judicial District.
HB 337 Caption: Relating to creating and establishing Northeast Texas State College at Texarkana, Texas, as a coeducational institution of higher learning; providing a severability clause.
HB 338 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code relating to distribution of powers among personal representatives and a surviving spouse who qualifies as a community administrator, so as to eliminate the provision which entitles the executor of the estate of the deceased spouse to administer the community property which was under the management of the deceased spouse, to the exclusion of the community administrator.
HB 368 Caption: Relating to amending certain article of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to allegation of ownership of property in an indictment, so as to delete that portion which provides that the ownership of the separate property of a married woman may be alleged to be in her, or in her husband.
HB 379 Caption: Relating to the licensing of commercial driver training schools and driver training instructors by the Department of Public Safety.
HB 385 Caption: Relating to extending to male employees protection from immoral conditions in a place of employment.
HB 425 Caption: Relating to venue for married women.
HB 555 Caption: Relating to extending to male employees protection from immoral, unsanitary, and dangerous influences in the place of employment.
HB 576 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relative to the annual statement of mutual assessment companies; assessments and rate schedules; and the division of assessments into funds.
HB 807 Caption: Relating to the cigar and tobacco products tax, and providing certain refunds.
HB 1159 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act to impose an occupation tax on holders of Private Club Registration Permits; providing for increased regulation of private clubs and providing penalties.
HCR 29 Caption: Memorializing Congress to assemble a Constitutional Convention for the purpose of passing an amendment relating to federal grants and teacher pay.
HJR 50 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for the refund of the tax on cigars and tobacco products sold at retail within the corporate limits of Texarkana, Texas, or any incorporated city or town in Texas contiguous to Texarkana.
HR 67 Caption: Providing for the annexation of Texarkana, Arkansas into the State of Texas.
HR 85 Caption: In memory of the victims of the explosion at the Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant at Texarkana.
HR 401 Caption: Directing the creation of an interim committee to study burial insurance rates and charges.
60th 1st Called Session
HCR 23 Caption: Granting Day and Zimmerman, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas.
HR 80 Caption: Directing the creation of a Bowie County Boundary Committee to investigate claims of an improperly drawn border.
59th Regular Session
HB 18 Caption: Relating to creating and establishing Texarkana State College at Texarkana, Texas.
HB 340 Caption: Relating to the hunting of deer on the Red River Arsenal and the Lone Star Ordnance Plant properties in Bowie County.
HB 341 Caption: Relating to certain methods of taking fish from the Sulphur River in certain counties.
HB 342 Caption: Relating to repealing certain Acts dealing with the creation of Bowie County Road District No. 1-A.
HB 343 Caption: Relating to authorizing the 5th and 102nd Judicial District Courts to sit at any time in Texarkana, Texas, during each term of said courts in Bowie County, Texas, to try, hear and determine any case within its jurisdiction and determine any motion, argument or other matters as may come before the courts.
HB 344 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide the same standards for both the husband and the wife with respect to adultery as a ground for divorce.
HB 345 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to exemption from jury service, granting an exemption to either the husband or the wife where both spouses are summoned to serve on the same jury panel.
HB 346 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to rendition of property for taxation, so as to provide that the separate property of a married person shall be rendered by the owner, or by the husband or wife of the owner; acting as agent.
HB 366 Caption: Relating to repealing certain articles of the Penal Code making it an offense to exhibit women dancers who travel from place to place.
HB 367 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide that adultery is justification under certain circumstances for homicide committed by the wife upon one taken in the act of adultery with the husband.
HB 400 Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of motor vehicle driving schools; providing certain penalties.
HB 417 Caption: Relating to the conditions under which an election may be called to abolish the office of county superintendent and in certain instances, county school boards.
HB 475 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Forest Service to acquire land and construct, equip and maintain a duty tower in the New Boston area; making an appropriation.
HB 602 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to provide for obtaining a recount of votes cast by paper ballots in primary elections for nomination to district, county, or precinct offices.
HB 793 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code relative to distribution of powers among personal representatives and a surviving spouse who qualifies as community administrator.
HB 816 Caption: Relating to repealing certain Article of the Penal Code relating to adultery as justification for homicide committed by the husband upon one taken in the act of adultery with the wife.
HB 988 Caption: Relating to the powers and functions of the Dalby Springs Conservation District.
HB 1100 Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory by Junior College Districts in certain counties.
HCR 67 Caption: Granting E. L. "Shorty" Hawkins permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Highway Department.
HCR 78 Caption: Granting Milton R. Stone, et al, permission to sue the State of Texas.
HCR 115 Caption: Granting Edwin Donald Calvit permission to sue the State of Texas.
HR 85 Caption: Naming Mary Allison Dickson, Angie Katherine Dickson and Priscilla Ann Dickson as Mascots of the House.
59th 1st Called Session
HR 44 Caption: Congratulating the Texarkana High School Tigers for a successful season.
HR 45 Caption: Congratulating the DeKalb High School Bears for a successful season.
58th Regular Session
HB 53 Caption: Relating to the administration of the Public Free Schools of Texas; providing for membership of the State Board of Education and the State Textbook Commission.
HB 350 Caption: Relating to the definition of "incompetents" or "incompetent persons" amending the Texas Probate Code.
HB 701 Caption: Relating to providing for the rendition and assessment of any undeveloped mineral estate situated in this state for ad valorem tax purposes; providing for the valuation of such mineral estates at not less than Twenty-five Cents (25ยข) per acre; providing for a tax lien on all mineral estates assessed herein.
HB 719 Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of motor vehicle driving schools, setting forth procedures therefor; providing for certain penalties.
HB 953 Caption: Relating to creating "Dalby Springs Conservation District", comprising certain territory lying wholly in Bowie County, Texas, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply and the distribution thereof for municipal, domestic and industrial use.
HB 970 Caption: Relating to creating and establishing Bowie County Road District No. 1-A, in Bowie County, Texas, for the purpose of the construction, operation, and maintenance of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads or turnpikes, or in aid thereof.
HB 1039 Caption: Relating to prescribing an open season and bag limit for deer in Bowie County; making it unlawful to take deer in said County by certain methods; making it unlawful to hunt deer in said County at night; prescribing penalties for unlawful taking of deer in said County; providing a penalty for use of devices for taking fish in Bowie County in violation of rules and regulations of the Game and Fish Commission; providing that the provisions of this Act relating to deer shall terminate on December 1, 1968.
HCR 62 Caption: Congratulating the DeKalb High School track team.
HCR 72 Caption: Authorizing certain corrections to House Bill No. 953.
57th Regular Session
HB 764 Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of motor vehicle driving schools; providing for certain penalties.
HB 912 Caption: Relating to raising the maximum fees that may be retained by justices of the peace in certain counties.
HB 936 Caption: Relating to imposing an excise and use tax on the sale or generation of electricity; providing an effective date.
HB 1051 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing that the 102nd District Court may hear nonjury criminal cases at Texarkana, Texas.
HB 1052 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute providing the 5th District Court may hear non-jury criminal cases at Texarkana, Texas.
HR 313 Caption: Congratulating the New Boston Lions basketball team on winning the Class AA State Championship.
HR 463 Caption: In memory of Albert G. Jones of DeKalb.
HR 560 Caption: In memory of Mrs. Ida Ray Ashford of Maud.
HR 741 Caption: Commending Jewel Ramage of Hooks for his selection as Bowie County's SCD's outstanding conservation farmer for 1960.
HR 762 Caption: Directing the creation of a committee to study the contents of American History textbooks.
57th 1st Called Session
HB 16 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act to provide for enforcement of the Water Safety Act by peace officers of this State and its political subdivisions and by game wardens on Lake Texarkana.
HCR 1 Caption: Assembling a Joint Session of the Legislature in order to hear an address from the Governor.
57th 3rd Called Session
HCR 4 Caption: Requesting the State Highway Department to design a vehicle license plate with the words "Vacation State" printed on it.
HCR 9 Caption: Directing the State Board of Control to give first consideration for purchases that are manufactured and produced in the U. S.
HR 5 Caption: Directing the election of Assistant Reading Clerk and Assistant Doorkeeper.
HR 140 Caption: In memory of William G. Sorsby of Texarkana.