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HB 4175 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Route 59 in Jackson County. Filed
HB 4269 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 59 in Jackson County as the State Trooper Bill Davidson Memorial Highway. House: Transportation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2348 75-0 (1997) Author: Seaman, Gene
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the operation of the Jackson County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 21 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the operation of the Jackson County Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 715 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the Jackson County criminal district attorney. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2850 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the management of water resources in the counties of Atascosa, Bexar, Caldwell, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Frio, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Jackson, Karnes, Kinney, Medina, Uvalde, Victoria, and Wilson; making an appropriation. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 21 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county surveyor in Jackson County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 1370 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the management of water resources in the counties of Atascosa, Bexar, Caldwell, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Frio, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Jackson, Karnes, Kinney, Medina, Uvalde, Victoria, and Wilson; making an appropriation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
HB 3034 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the dissolution of the Jackson County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3035 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the dissolution of the Jackson County Hospital District and to creation of a hospital district that includes area formerly within its boundaries. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 37 71-1 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the addition of Jackson county to the 377th Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HB 930 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to predator control from aircraft in Jackson and Matagorda counties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 778 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Wilson, John
Creating the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Jackson County and abolishing the office of County Attorney. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 167 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Jackson County, abolishing the office of county attorney in that county, and conforming the jurisdiction of the district attorney of the 24th Judicial District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1293 66-0 (1979) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, and financing of the Ganado and Jackson County Hospital District of Jackson County, Texas. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local and uncontested calendar
HB 1569 63-0 (1973) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the taxing authority of the Jackson County County-Wide Drainage District; amending Section 14 and Subsection (a), Section 15, Chapter 200, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969 (Article 8280-412, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1674 63-0 (1973) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to the taxing authority of the Jackson County County-Wide Drainage District; amending Section 14 and Subsection (a), Section 15, Chapter 200, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969 (Article 8280-412, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources Signed by the Governor
HB 1135 61-0 (1969) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to the creation of the Jackson County County-Wide Drainage District as a conservation and reclamation district in Jackson County, Texas.
SB 552 61-0 (1969) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the creation of the Jackson County County-Wide Drainage District as a conservation and reclamation district in Jackson County, Texas.
HB 610 60-0 (1967) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to the creation, administration, powers and duties, and financing of the Edna Hospital District of Jackson County; providing the Act shall expire on January 1, 1970, if said district has not been created pursuant to the provisions of the Act.
HB 725 60-0 (1967) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" | et. al. Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory responsibility over the taking of wildlife resources in Jackson and Matagorda counties.
HB 911 59-0 (1965) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to placing the wildlife resources of Jackson and Matagorda Counties under the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 950 59-0 (1965) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to the creation, organization, powers, and functions of a drainage district in Jackson County.
HB 715 56-0 (1959) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to amending certain acts by providing that the members of the Board of Directors of the Jackson County Water Control and Improvement District Number One may receive the same fees of office as directors of similar districts.
HB 192 55-0 (1957) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to permit the use of shrimp trawls in certain waters in Jackson County and Calhoun County when used for the purpose of taking shrimp for bait.
HB 419 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to creating "Jackson County Water Control and Improvement District Number One", a Conservation and Reclamation District as authorized by the Texas Constitution.
SB 160 54-0 (1955) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to creating "Jackson County Water Control and Improvement District Number One", a Conservation and Reclamation District; constituting such District a political subdivision of the State and a body politic and corporate; prescribing the District's powers and providing that same shall include all powers and authority granted to water control and improvement districts under the General Laws of the State pertaining thereto except as otherwise provided for in this Act; providing that confirmation election, hearing on exclusion of lands or hearing on the adoption of a plan of taxation shall not be necessary; providing that the ad valorem plan of taxation shall be used by the District; defining the boundaries of the District; providing for a Board of Directors to control and exercise the District's powers, their appointment, qualification, election, tenure and organization; providing for the levy, assessment and equalization of ad valorem taxes for the operation and maintenance of the District.
HB 837 53-0 (1953) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to providing a closed season on squirrel in Jackson County during certain months; fixing a limit on the number of squirrels which a person may take or kill in Jackson County in one day or have in possession at one time; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 838 53-0 (1953) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas by removing Jackson County from the list of Counties to which the prohibition against the hunting, pursuing, or taking of deer with dogs does not apply.
SB 24 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending certain acts so as to more clearly define the boundaries of Road District No. 18, of Jackson County, Texas; validating the election held on October 29, 1949; authorizing the issuance of said Road District No. 18.
SB 123 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to enlarging Drainage District No. 3 of Jackson County, Texas; setting forth its boundaries as enlarged; creating and establishing said District as enlarged for purpose for which it was created as set forth in the order of the Commissioners' Court of Jackson County.
SB 414 52-0 (1951) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to transferring Armstrong County from the 47th Judicial District to the 100th Judicial District.
SB 491 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to creating the Road District Number 18, Jackson County, Texas, and specifically setting out its boundaries.
SB 33 51-1 (1950) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to enlarging Road District No. 15 of Jackson County, Texas, and specifically setting out its boundaries as enlarged.
HB 841 50-0 (1947) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas to be a public calamity, and authorizing donation of ad valorem taxes for flood control purposes; providing that this Act shall be severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 419 50-0 (1947) Author: Mauritz, Fred | et. al. Relating to granting one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Jackson, Fayette and Colorado counties for flood control; providing that this Act shall be severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 77 49-0 (1945) Author: Sulak, Louis J. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas to be a public calamity; authorizing donation and grants.
HB 440 48-0 (1943) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in those Counties.
HB 959 47-0 (1941) Author: Duckett, LaFayette L. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in Jackson County to allow each County Commissioner certain expenses in connection with the performance of the duties as Road Commissioner in addition to the duties as County Commissioner; providing for the payment of the same.
HB 157 46-0 (1939) Author: Galbreath, William Jessey Relating to creating and establishing Jackson County Road District No. 10 for the purpose of the construction, operation, and maintenance of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads or turnpikes, or in aid thereof.
HB 744 46-0 (1939) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al. Relating to better preserving the game and fish resources of Calhoun, Matagorda, and Jackson Counties by closing certain waters in said counties to certain types of net fishing and prohibiting the use of the oyster dredge in certain areas and making legal the operation of the pocket net or drag seine in certain waters; providing a penalty.
HB 1024 46-0 (1939) Author: Galbreath, William Jessey Relating to amending a certain Chapter of the Special Laws creating Road District No. 12, Jackson County, Texas; authorizing the Commissioners Court to continue to levy an ad valorem tax for the payment of the principal and interest on all outstanding bonds of the former district embraced within Road District No.12.
SB 46 46-0 (1939) Author: Roberts, Morris Relating to creating and establishing Jackson County Road District No.10 in Jackson County for the purpose of construction, operation, and maintenance of said road.
SB 408 46-0 (1939) Author: Roberts, Morris Relating to creating and establishing Jackson County Road District Number Eleven in Jackson County, Texas, under Article III, Section 52 of the Constitution for the purpose of the construction, operation, and maintenance of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads or turnpikes, or in aid thereof.
HB 232 45-0 (1937) Relating to closing the waters of Caranchua Bay in Calhoun and Jackson Counties to certain types of net fishing except during certain months in Calhoun County; providing a penalty.
HB 80 44-3 (1936) Relating to prohibiting the running of deer with dogs in the counties of Jackson and Wharton; making same a misdemeanor and providing a penalty for violation of said Act.
HB 124 43-2 (1934) Author: Munson, Jr., Milam Stephen Relating to amending the special road law for Jackson County, Texas, by creating Road District No. 7, Jackson County, Texas, defining and specifically setting out its boundaries.
SB 142 42-0 (1931) Author: Stevenson, James W. Relating to creating Jackson County Drainage District No. 8 in Jackson County, Texas.
SB 143 42-0 (1931) Author: Stevenson, James W. Relating to creating Jackson County Drainage District Number 5 in Jackson County, Texas.
SB 144 42-0 (1931) Author: Stevenson, James W. Relating to creating Jackson County Drainage District Number 1 in Jackson County, Texas.
SB 145 42-0 (1931) Author: Stevenson, James W. Relating to creating Jackson County Drainage District Number 2 in Jackson County, Texas.
SB 146 42-0 (1931) Author: Stevenson, James W. Relating to creating Jackson County Drainage District No. 4 in Jackson County, Texas.
SB 147 42-0 (1931) Author: Stevenson, James W. Relating to creating Jackson County Drainage District Number 3 in Jackson County, Texas.
HB 120 40-1 (1927) Author: Wells, Sr., Howard Walling Relating to providing better protection for fish in the fresh waters of Jackson County by making it unlawful to use nets or seines in any of the fresh water streams, lakes, bayous, or lagoons in Jackson County.
HB 558 39-0 (1925) Author: Wells, Sr., Howard Walling Relating to creating the Edna Independent School District in Jackson county, Texas. House: School Districts
HB 570 39-0 (1925) Author: Wells, Sr., Howard Walling Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Jackson county. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
SB 396 39-0 (1925) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending the special road law for Jackson County by permitting the issuance of bonds by Jackson County for the purpose of funding or refunding indebtedness incurred for road and bridge purposes. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
HB 30 39-1 (1926) Author: Wells, Sr., Howard Walling Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Jackson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 31 39-1 (1926) Author: Wells, Sr., Howard Walling Relating to creating Road District Number Two (2), in Jackson County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. House: Judiciary
HB 147 36-2 (1919) Author: Scott, S. M. Relating to creating the Ganado Independent School District in Jackson County, Texas.
HB 14 36-3 (1920) Author: Scott, S. M. Relating to creating the Ganado Independent School District in Jackson County, Texas.
HB 800 33-0 (1913) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to creating a more efficient road law for Jackson County.
SB 440 33-0 (1913) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to creating a more efficient road law for Jackson County; fixing the per diem of the members of the commissioners court when acting as road commissioners; providing a road tax.
HB 508 27-0 (1901) Relating to extending the time of payment of state and county taxes for the years 1900 in the counties of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Wharton, Waller, Galveston, Colorado, Austin, Grimes and Jackson, until February the 1st, 1902, from and after the 1st day of May, 1901.

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