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Legislation authored by Wardlow William Lane

Includes legislation with Wardlow William Lane as the primary author for the 48th through 57th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

57th Regular Session
SB 119 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to making uniform the law of partnership.
SB 120 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to repealing Penal Code relating to Justifiable Homicide to remove adultery as justification for husband to commit.
SB 139 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending the Act approving and adopting the Sabine River Compact; changing the term of office for the Texas members.
SB 143 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that any person who begets or conceives more than one illegitimate child, as herein defined, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor; fixing a penalty.
SB 290 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating revenues accruing to Veterans Land Board Special Fund, No. 52, and any balance on hand in such fund to the General Land Office.
SB 441 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to the formation of election precincts by providing minimums on the number of voters in a precinct.
SB 468 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Sabine River Compact to provide terms of office of members correcting the date from June 30, 1968, to June 30, 1958.
SB 473 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to authorize transfer or monies collected pursuant for the purpose of paying for the administration of the conservation laws of this state relating to the production of gas, which includes condensates and distillates.
SB 480 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Gregg-Upshur County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
57th 3rd Called Session
SB 6 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to validating all proceedings in connection with county bonds heretofore favorably voted for the purpose of erecting, repairing and equipping courthouse and jail buildings and county branch office buildings.
56th Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relative to the State Bar Act to provide that persons licensed by the Supreme Court to practice law do not have to be members of the State Bar.
SB 104 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that defendants may put up cash money or the equivalent thereof in approved securities in lieu of a bond or recognizance in all cases where bail is allowed under existing law.
SB 105 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending Code of Criminal Procedure relative to bail pending motion for new trial.
SB 106 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to reasons for challenge for cause to provide conscientious scruples against death penalty only when State is seeking same.
SB 107 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by permitting a defendant who is charged with a felony to waive a jury regardless of whether the plea is guilty, not guilty or nolo contendere.
SB 136 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes by adding a provision making it lawful for surplus lands to be conveyed to a corporation authorized to develop such lands and also providing that such lands be conveyed by any such acquiring corporation on or before the same time the conveying corporation otherwise would have had to convey the same.
SB 153 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to drivers', chauffeurs' and commercial operators' license to provide occupational license, fee, court orders and other provisions.
SB 182 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide a non-resident license for use only on state-licensed shooting resorts from October 1st to April 1st.
SB 235 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing any and all agencies of the State of Texas to make transfers of personal property to one another with or without reimbursement.
SB 292 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1959, that twenty (20%) percent of the penalties recovered by suit and judgment by the Attorney General of Texas in the enforcement of the Anti-trust Laws of Texas shall be deposited into a special account in the State Treasury; making an appropriation.
SB 306 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to creating an additional District Court in Gregg County, Texas to be known as the District Court for the 147th Judicial District.
SB 307 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Gregg County, Texas.
SB 308 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relative to the system and method of paying accounts in the Department of Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SB 309 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to clarifying the Workmen's Compensation Law by adding an exemption for persons commonly known as "newsboys" engaged in the vending, selling or offering for sale or delivering directly to the general public newspapers, magazines or periodicals, or acting as sales agents or distributors of or for any such newspapers, magazines or periodicals from the provisions of the Workmen's Compensation Law.
SB 351 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing transfer of balance of Fifty Thousand ($50,000.00) heretofore appropriated to Governor's office to Attorney General's Office and the additional purposes for use thereof.
SB 388 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to hunting on game preserves for pay.
SB 428 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Board of Health to sell a certain tract of land owned by the State of Texas, located in the County of Rusk.
56th 1st Called Session
SB 7 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to the filing of statement of facts in criminal proceedings.
56th 2nd Called Session
SB 39 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to making it a penal offense to drive and operate a motor vehicle within three (3) hours after imbibing intoxicating liquor.
56th 3rd Called Session
SB 36 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
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.
55th Regular Session
SB 35 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending Eminent Domain Statutes, setting forth requisites of the statement in condemnation; authorizing filing of condemnation proceedings with Judges of County Courts at Law, County Judges, and District Judges under the circumstances provided herein; permitting the State of Texas to acquire title to real estate needed for highway purposes upon the filing of a petition and declaration of taking and of deposit of the amount of money estimated to be adequate compensation for property taken, etc.
SB 36 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to facilitating the construction, maintenance and operation of State Highways; empowering the State Highway Commission to lay out, construct, maintain and operate State highways, wherever located, whether within or without the limits of any incorporated city, town or village, etc.
SB 73 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to sale of oil and gas leases on University of Texas lands to change method of sale.
SB 74 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to sale of oil and gas leases on University of Texas Lands, to change method of sale.
SB 152 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes and providing for the issuance of permits by the State Highway Department for the movement of over-length and over-width mobile homes and/or component parts thereof over the highways of Texas.
SB 253 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to exemptions from jury service.
SB 254 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to validating the incorporation of all cities and towns of five thousand inhabitants or less, heretofore incorporated or attempted to be incorporated under the General Laws of this state.
SB 321 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to move the Court of Civil Appeals for the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas from the City of Texarkana to the City of Longview.
SB 389 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the issuance of an occupational license in the case of a person who has had his license revoked after being convicted of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor; providing for the payment of a fee for such license; providing a penalty.
SB 428 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes pertaining to Rentals and Royalties of State Lands, providing for a clarification of the state's royalty thereunder in order to promote the development of mines and mining claims on lands in which the state owns the minerals other than oil and gas.
55th 2nd Called Session
SB 1 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of peace in the operation of public schools without resort to military occupation and control.
SB 2 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Attorney General, upon request, to assist any School Board in defense of any lawsuit in a Federal Court challenging constitutionality of a state statute and transferring funds for such purpose.
SB 13 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for any person to make use of a dog or dogs in the hunting, pursuing, or taking of any deer in the South and West portion of Shelby County, Texas, at any time; providing penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 15 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing for the maintenance of law, peace and order in the operation of the public schools without the use of military forces by requiring certain organizations to file certain information in the County Clerk's Office upon the request of a District Judge, District Attorney, County Judge, or County Attorney; providing a penalty for violations.
54th Regular Session
SB 49 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by expressly vesting in the Railroad Commission of Texas authority to determine the value or values required to be received or attributed to gas produced from any well, field or area of a field in this State in order to prevent waste or conditions conducive thereto, to protect the correlative rights of owners to produce and market gas or to otherwise prevent discrimination and protect the public interest; repealing all laws in conflict with this act; providing a saving or severability clause; providing an effective date.
SB 84 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes prescribing that the terms of all district courts, including criminal district courts, shall be continuous; providing for as many sessions of court in any county as the judge deems proper and authorizing him to adopt rules and regulations relating thereto; providing for trial of certain cases and performing of certain acts by district judges, including visiting judges, in any county in their respective districts; validating certain orders heretofore entered; making certain actions and proceedings taken before the effective date of this Act valid for the next succeeding terms as established by this Act; providing for continuation of terms until expiration under existing laws for courts which are in session when this Act takes effect; repealing conflicting laws; and fixing the effective date of this Act.
SB 191 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes relating to Texas Unemployment Compensation, benefits, eligibility, contributions, coverage, Commission, etc.
SB 399 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to creating Shelby County Water Supply District; providing for its organization and governing body; prescribing its powers, authority, functions, duties and privileges; providing a severability clause.
SB 415 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to kill wild turkey in Shelby, Harrison, San Augustine, Sabine, and Panola Counties for a period of five (5) years from and after the passage of this Act; providing a penalty.
53rd Regular Session
SB 8 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Motor Fuel Tax Laws relating to distributors, first sales, and payment of taxes to the Comptroller.
SB 57 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to the promulgation of rules and regulations by the Railroad Commission, authorizing the Railroad Commission to establish minimum prices at the Wellhead for gas produced in Texas when necessary to prevent waste or conditions conducive to waste.
SB 110 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating a Board of Managers for the Texas State Railroad as an agency of the State of Texas.
SB 131 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to approving and adopting the Sabine River Compact.
SB 132 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, relating to special requested instructions in criminal cases.
SB 133 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, relating to bills of exception in a criminal case, by adding thereto a new section relating to such bills of exception, contents and purpose.
SB 134 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to require the giving of a written charge in the trial of certain misdemeanors specifying the extent and effect of the objections made to the charge.
SB 280 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes pertaining to toll road corporations which provide in their articles of incorporation or otherwise that none of the net income or profits shall ever inure to the benefit of or be distributed to any private shareholder or any other private person, association or corporation.
SB 281 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes pertaining to exemption from State of Texas corporation franchise tax.
SB 297 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court to allow additional compensation for constables.
SB 298 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to allowing additional compensation for justices of the peace in certain counties.
53rd 1st Called Session
SB 9 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing each county in this State to purchase public platform tonnage scales upon written petition of not less than Five Hundred (500) qualified voters of the county; providing for the use of such scales; authorizing the Commissioners' Court to adopt rules and regulations concerning the use of such scales and to prescribe fees therefor; authorizing the Commissioners' Court to lease, let or rent such scales; providing that such scales shall always be available for use by the public.
SB 31 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Uniform Narcotic Drug Act by changing and re-defining the term "licensed physician".
52nd Regular Session
SB 3 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for the purpose of purchasing a park and recreational facilities, and the construction and improvement of parking area and streets adjacent thereto, either or both; providing that this Act shall not apply to any proceedings or bonds the validity of which has been contested in any pending suit or litigation.
SB 300 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to terms of the district courts, so as to provide for trials of certain cases by District Judges in any county in their respective Districts.
SB 301 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Motor Fuel Tax Law by providing that the distributor of motor fuel shall make a deduction when remitting the tax to cover losses and expenses of collecting the tax levied herein and complying with the other provisions of said Article.
SB 369 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the promulgation of rules and regulations by the Railroad Commission, authorizing the Railroad Commission to establish minimum prices at the wellhead for gas produced in Texas when necessary to prevent waste or conditions conducive to waste.
SB 411 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to Boards of Trustees of Junior College Districts so as to provide that not more than two trustees elected shall be residents of any one annexed district.
SB 422 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Sabine River authority to compact with the State of Louisiana regarding the Sabine River Watershed; appropriating the $4,607; providing for ratification.
SB 475 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain acts so as to prevent discrimination in the purchase of oil in this State not only as between one producer and person as against another in the same filed but also as between fields in this State.
51st Regular Session
SB 73 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing a standard measurement for gas (including natural and casinghead).
SB 145 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, making an emergency appropriation for the support, maintenance, operation, and improvement of the Public Junior College which has been created and established since the biennial appropriation made by the 50th legislature in 1947; providing that said appropriation shall be governed by all the applicable provisions of the Act hereby amended; providing a savings clause.
SB 177 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that executors, guardian and other fiduciaries, as well as the State of Texas, may have the same power as an individual who is sui juris to enter into pooling agreements for the development and operation of fields for the production of oil.
SB 402 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to the disposition of the distributive portions of unknown stockholders upon the dissolution of domestic corporations, and imposing liability for failure to observe the requirements of the Act.
SB 441 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to fixing the rate of tax to be levied for school purposes in all Common School Districts in counties, which according to the last preceding Federal Census, having a population of not less than fifty-five thousand (55,000) and not more than sixty-one thousand (61,000), and having a valuation for tax purposes of not exceeding Seventy-five Million Dollars ($75,000,000), and which Common School Districts now levy a total tax of One Dollar and Fifty Cents ($1.50) per Hundred Dollars of assessed valuation of taxable property for maintenance purposes and bond interest and sinking fund purposes.
SB 468 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that State salaries of District Judges and Criminal District Judges of the State of Texas shall be in the amounts fixed in the appropriation bills; suspending all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 472 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing body of any incorporated city or town in this State to ascertain the population of any such city or town for all municipal purposes.
51st 1st Called Session
SB 12 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing the Attorney General to use a limited percentage of future collections to supplement available funds for defending the title of the State of Texas to its submerged lands.
SB 42 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to re-allocate and re-appropriate from the biennial appropriation for the Texas Library and Historical Commission State Library, an amount sufficient to provide for the operation of the Extension Division of the State Library.
50th Regular Session
SB 179 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that when, pending the trial of any criminal case for a felony in the District Court, one or more jurors not exceeding three, may die or be disabled from one sitting for any cause, the remainder of the jury shall have the power and duty to render the verdict; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing a saving clause.
SB 243 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that the compensation rate of an injured employee under the Workmen's Compensation Law of Texas shall be computed at sixty per cent of his average weekly wages, but not less than $7.00 a week; repealing all conflicting laws.
SB 260 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, pertaining to corporations, amending articles of incorporations by an affirmative vote of the majority of members present or by proxy.
SB 284 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of Boards of Trustees for certain Junior College Districts; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; repealing all laws in conflict therewith to the extent of the conflict; providing a saving clause.
SB 285 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to change the method of summoning veniremen.
SB 305 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing any city or town, now or hereafter incorporated under the laws of this state, to organize, operate, support, and maintain a Board of City Development, Chamber of Commerce, or other similar organization.
SB 325 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that as between the parties, their heirs, etc, to any oil and gas lease covering property in Texas, where a determination of the rights of the parties may call for a measurement or determination of the amount of natural gas involved in any particular, all such natural gas shall be measured and calculated on the basis of the standard cubic foot of natural gas.
SB 366 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that certain county line consolidated rural high school districts shall have all the rights, power and privileges given independent school districts by the general laws of this State.
SB 367 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Panola County, Texas, for the maintenance of public roads and highways other than designated State Highways located in Panola County, Texas; providing that it shall be unlawful to create obligations or issue warrants against such fund unless there are cash balances available to pay such obligations or warrant, and prescribing the penalty for violation; providing it shall be unlawful to injure or destroy shade trees or signs or to deposit trash or debris on the public roads of Panola County, Texas, and prescribing the penalty for violation thereof; providing that the provisions of this Act shall be effective in case of conflict with the General Laws; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 385 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to authorize the Prison system to produce and sell products to State Institutions at market prices.
SB 386 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, fixing the punishment for contempt of district courts in certain cases.
SB 431 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing the Railroad Commission to issue an order authorizing overproduction and underproduction of gas from prorated reservoirs.
SB 434 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Industrial Accident Board of the State of Texas to transfer certain useless files and records to the State Board of Control for sale or destruction.
49th Regular Session
SB 122 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that the Commissioner of the General Land Office may have not more than fifteen hundred (1500) copies of Supplemental Abstracts of patented, titled and surveyed lands printed and bound for distribution; providing that the Commissioner of the General Land Office shall have the authority to sell and distribute the undisposed-of volumes of Abstracts.
SB 154 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners' Court to fix the compensation of Sheriffs in all counties of this State, based upon the population thereof according to the last preceding federal census.
SB 155 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to fixing the mode and manner in which Deputy Sheriffs shall be employed and paid.
SB 229 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office, with the approval of the School Land Board, to enter into agreements whereby the State's royalty interests in natural gas reserved in or retained in any patent or contract of sale or under the terms of any lease executed by an agent of the state under the Relinquishment Act or any lease executed and issued by the Commissioner of the General Land Office, except leases covering land belonging to The University of Texas, are pooled and consolidated with other interests in natural gas so as to form pooled areas; fixing a minimum royalty to be received by the state; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing a savings clause.
SB 259 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending workmen's compensation statute to provide that in all cases of permanent partial disability as provided, the compensation shall be collected or figured at sixty per cent of the average weekly wage multiplied by the per cent of disability to the particular member or members, but not exceed $20 per week.
SB 283 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending statute relating to publication of Texas Reports and the Texas Criminal Reports, etc.
SB 284 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending statute so as to provide for the appointment of a reporter for the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 285 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending statute providing for the appointment of a reporter for the Supreme Court, prescribing duties, etc.
SB 286 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to abolishing certain reports of the Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 287 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending statute so as to provide for the adoption of an official reporter for all appellate Courts of Texas.
SB 327 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to change the terms of the 123rd District Court in Shelby and Panola Counties.
SB 338 Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Articles providing that the exemption of veterans of the present World War from the payment of dues, fees, and charges by state educational institutions of higher learning shall not prevent the payment by the Federal Government of the costs of education of eligible veterans in said educational institutions, and authorizing the governing boards of such educational institutions to enter into contracts with the United States Government or any of its agencies for the education of such veterans.
48th Regular Session
SB 143 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to providing that law licenses shall be issued to graduates of certain law schools who are citizens of Texas in the military service of the United States and whose military service commenced before the date set for the State Bar Examinations next following their graduation from said law schools.
SB 313 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by defining the offense of "procuring."
SB 355 Author: Lane, Wardlow William
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statues relating to the District Attorney for the Fourth Judicial District.