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Legislation authored by Edgar Lee Berlin

Includes legislation with Edgar Lee Berlin as the primary author for the 34th through 54th 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.

54th Regular Session
HB 58 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating one additional District Court in Jefferson County, Texas, to be known as the -----District Court.
HB 71 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to amending Statutes by providing that it shall be lawful for a trade union to seek and obtain employment for its members, and to make and enforce contracts with employers providing therefor, and specifying the wages, hours and working conditions which shall pertain to such union members; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 382 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide maximum weekly workmen's compensation benefits at sixty (60%) per cent of the average weekly wage of employees, not to exceed Forty ($40.00) Dollars per week.
HB 545 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act to provide that maximum benefit rate shall not be more than Forty Dollars ($40) per benefit period, and to provide that an employer shall be any employing unit which has or had in employment one (1) or more individuals.
HB 776 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to drivers' licenses; amending certain Acts so as to provide for issuance of an operator's license to the holder of a chauffeur's or commercial operator's license and limiting automatic suspension of a license upon conviction for an offense to suspension of the license under authority of which the person was driving at the time of the offense.
HB 858 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to creating Jefferson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10, a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 947 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to allow the Commissioners Court of Jefferson County, Texas, to set the salary of the Judge of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law at a figure not less than Eight Thousand ($8,000) Dollars and not more than Ten Thousand ($10,000) Dollars per annum; providing a severability clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
53rd Regular Session
HB 15 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing maximum weekly workmen's compensation benefits at sixty per cent (60%) of the average weekly wage of employees, not to exceed Thirty-five Dollars ($35) per week.
HB 70 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to authorizing cities, towns, and villages to provide for Workmen's Compensation Insurance for city, town and village employees and their representatives and beneficiaries for personal injuries sustained in the course of employment and from death resulting from such injuries; providing a penalty.
HB 102 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to requiring all employers in The State of Texas to pay to employees minimum wages of seventy-five cents per hour, defining terms, providing penalty for failure to pay minimum wage, providing civil suits by employees, providing enforcement procedures.
HB 289 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Trustees of any school district in Texas to use local school funds for the purpose of paying premiums on liability insurance on officers and employees while the officers and employees are operating automobiles, motor trucks, school buses and other motor vehicles used by the school districts.
HB 363 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to quitclaiming the title of the State of Texas to Lot One (1), Block Twenty-eight (28), Averill Addition to the City of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, to the widow of R. W. Pipkin, deceased, Mrs. Bess Chance Benckenstein.
HB 446 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to specifically authorize cities and counties to enter into lump sum or unit price contracts and to make certain changes in the work to be performed or materials, equipment and supplies to be furnished under public contracts.
HB 745 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to allow counties and cities to cooperate in establishing, building, equipping and maintaining hospitals.
HB 746 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the duly and legally constituted governing bodies of any city, county, town, village, conservation district, drainage district, water district, navigation district, port district, and any and all other political subdivisions of the State of Texas to use their funds for the purpose of paying premiums on liability insurance on officers and employees while the officers and employees are operating automobiles, motor trucks, other motor vehicles and any and all other equipment, used by said political subdivision; preventing insurance companies writing such insurance from using the immunities of said political subdivisions from liability in defending against claims for damage caused by the insured, its officers or employees while they are operating automobiles, motor trucks, other motor vehicles and any and all other equipment, used by said political subdivision.
52nd Regular Session
HB 152 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to the County Court of Jefferson County at Law; amending Statutes with reference to the salary of the Judge of said Court; providing a saving clause.
HB 213 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to adopting and making applicable to the Lamar State College of Technology, at Beaumont, Texas, certain laws which are now applicable to other, similar state colleges and institutions of higher learning; providing for the payment of expenses of the members of its Board of Regents.
HB 391 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to declaring the public policy affecting labor management relations; creating within the Bureau of Labor Statistics a Division of Conciliations.
HB 428 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee | et. al.
Caption: Relating to relinquishing and granting unto the Port District known as the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, the title to the bed and channel of the Neches River in the Port of Beaumont, a part of which has been abandoned by reason of the relocation of the bed or channel of said Neches River.
HB 558 Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee
Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes providing for the issuance of a Gross Receipts Tax Permit by the State Comptroller, in lieu of the present law charging the Office of Secretary of State with such duty.