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HJR 55 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HR 1722 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Congratulating the All-District honorees from the Polk County boys' high school basketball teams. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HB 2979 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to Polk County. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1670 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to Polk County. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3829 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the jurisdiction of and procedure in the county court at law in Polk County. House: Judicial Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HR 484 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan Expressing support of the initiative to bring "Mickey's Hometown Parade" to Polk County. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 3235 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the creation of certain judicial districts and to the offices of district attorneys of certain judicial districts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 719 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Polk County. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HR 813 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Commending Polk County's "Salute to the Troops". House: Rules and Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 561 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Polk County. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 39 72-1 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Polk County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 129 71-3 (1990) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Polk County; making appropriations. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 139 71-4 (1990) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Polk County; making appropriations. House: Judiciary No action taken in committee
HB 1130 70-0 (1987) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Polk County and to the abolition of the office of county attorney in that county. House: Judicial Affairs Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 735 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the dissolution of the Livingston Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 736 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the dissolution of the Corrigan Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
HB 159 70-2 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the residency requirements of the initial criminal district attorney of Polk County. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 103 70-2 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the initial appointment of the criminal district attorney of Polk County. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
HB 1345 69-0 (1985) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to creation of the County Court at Law of Polk County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1669 68-0 (1983) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the jurisdiction of the 9th, the Second 9th, and the 258th District Courts in Polk County and to the compensation of the judges of those courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2011 68-0 (1983) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney in Polk County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2431 68-0 (1983) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the boundaries of the Livingston Hospital District of Polk County, Texas, and validating the district and certain actions, proceedings, and elections of that district. House: County Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1629 63-0 (1973) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy"
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Validating proceedings relating to the creation and establishment of the Polk County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 (Oak Terrace Estates); prescribing additional powers for the district; providing a plan of taxation (benefit plan); prescribing procedures for benefit plan taxation; permitting a change of such tax plan; providing terms for the board of supervisors; making certain findings; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1760 62-0 (1971) Author: Hannah, John H. Relating to authorizing the creation of a hospital district, located in Polk County, Texas, providing the boundaries of the District.
HB 1761 62-0 (1971) Relating to authorizing the creation of a hospital district, located in Polk County, Texas, providing the boundaries of the District.
SB 965 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles
Sponsor: Hannah, John H.
Relating to authorizing the creation of a hospital district located in Polk County, Texas.
SB 966 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles
Sponsor: Hannah, John H.
Relating to authorizing the creation of a hospital district in Polk County, Texas.
SB 211 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to the condemnation of certain land in Polk County by the Commission for Indian Affairs.
HB 733 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Nugent's Cove Municipal Utility District".
HB 734 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Crescent Shores Municipal Utility District".
HB 736 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Indian Hill Estates Municipal Utility District".
HB 737 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Indian Hill No. 2 Municipal Utility District".
HB 853 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Yupon Cove Municipal Utility District".
HB 854 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Indian Hill No. 1 Municipal Utility District".
HB 1060 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to abolishing the office of Criminal District Attorney in Polk County; restoring the office of County Attorney of Polk County; providing for the division of functions between the District Attorney of the Ninth Judicial District and the County Attorney.
HB 1224 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to authorizing the creation of a Hospital District comprising all of Polk County, Texas, and the assumption of all outstanding indebtedness of Polk County incurred for hospital purposes.
HB 1242 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Holiday Lakes Estates Municipal Utility District".
HB 1335 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to prohibiting killing wild foxes in Polk County; prescribing a penalty.
HB 1340 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to authorizing the creation of a hospital district comprising all of Polk County, Texas, and the assumption of all outstanding indebtedness of Polk County incurred for hospital purposes.
HB 565 59-0 (1965) Author: Lack, D. Emmett Relating to creating the office of County Attorney of Polk County.
HB 625 54-0 (1955) Author: Cox, James E. Relating to abolishing the Special Ninth Judicial District Court of Texas, composed of Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto and Trinity Counties; providing for the creation of a permanent Judicial District Court to be known as the Second Ninth Judicial District Court of Texas, composed of Montgomery, San Jacinto and Trinity Counties.
HB 639 54-0 (1955) Author: Carpenter, Frank H. Relating to abolishing the office of County Attorney of Polk County; creating the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Polk County; providing for the election and tenure of office and prescribing the qualifications, powers, duties, compensation and expense of said office.
SB 356 54-0 (1955) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to abolishing the office of County Attorney of Polk County; creating the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Polk County; providing for the election and tenure of office and prescribing the qualifications, powers, duties, compensation and expense of said office; providing for the appointment of assistants, investigators, clerks and stenographers and providing for their compensation and prescribing their powers and duties; providing for the appointment of the Criminal District Attorney until the next general election and until his successor shall qualify.
HB 593 53-0 (1953) Author: Carpenter, Frank H. Relating to regulating the hunting of deer in Polk County; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 863 51-0 (1949) Author: Windham, Sr., James Marvin Relating to making it lawful to hunt wild deer with dogs in Polk County, Texas; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing a penalty.
HB 351 49-0 (1945) Author: White, Frank Edd Relating to providing an open season when it shall be lawful to hunt, take or kill squirrels in Polk and Trinity Counties; providing penalties; and repealing laws in conflict.
HB 352 49-0 (1945) Author: White, Frank Edd Relating to making it lawful to use dogs in pursuit of wounded deer in Polk County, Texas.
HB 479 48-0 (1943) Author: Chessher, Comer C. Relating to making it unlawful to take minnows from the waters of Trinity and Polk Counties, Texas, for purpose of sale for commercial purposes, or to transport minnows from Trinity and Polk Counties for purpose of sale, or to transport more than two hundred (200) minnows from Trinity and Polk Counties, or to have more than two hundred (200) minnows in any vehicle in Trinity and Polk Counties; providing a penalty.
HB 480 48-0 (1943) Author: Chessher, Comer C. Relating to providing an open season when it shall be lawful to hunt, take or kill squirrels in Trinity and Polk Counties, Texas; fixing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 430 47-0 (1941) Author: Coker, Sr., Ernest Andrew Relating to amending a certain Chapter of the General and Special Laws by removing Polk and Trinity Counties from the provisions of this Act which make it unlawful for any person to kill, take, or have in his possession for barter or sale, certain fur-bearing animals.
HB 541 47-0 (1941) Author: Coker, Sr., Ernest Andrew Relating to repealing a local game law for Polk County; making it unlawful to hunt, trap, take, shoot, or kill deer or wild turkey in Fannin County, Texas, for a period of five (5) years; providing for penalties.
HB 16 47-1 (1941) Author: Coker, Sr., Ernest Andrew Relating to repealing House Bill No. 399 passed in the Regular Session of the Forty-third Legislature, the same being the game bill for Polk and Trinity Counties.
HB 17 47-1 (1941) Author: Coker, Sr., Ernest Andrew Relating to repealing House Bill No. 140 passed at the Second Called Session of the Forty-fifth Legislature, the same being a local game bill for Polk and Fannin Counties.
HB 1177 45-0 (1937) Relating to amending Article 879g of the Penal Code of Texas by excluding Polk County, Texas, from the terms thereof, with respect to closed season on hunting, killing, or taking wild bear; providing for the effective date of this Act.
HB 140 45-2 (1937) Relating to declaring it unlawful to take, hunt, or kill deer or wild turkey in Fannin and Polk Counties for a period of five (5) years; prescribing a penalty.
HB 107 43-2 (1934) Author: Bergman, Carl Relating to creating Indian Village Independent School District of Polk County, including the present Indian Village Common School District Number 17 of said county.
HB 486 42-0 (1931) Author: Murphy, Edward Thad Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Polk County.
HB 723 41-0 (1929) Author: Murphy, Edward Thad Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court of Polk County to employ a deputy in aid of the regular elected sheriff of said county.
HB 86 40-1 (1927) Author: Murphy, Edward Thad Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Polk County, Texas; vesting the Commissioners' Court with authority to lay out, drain, repair, and maintain such system of roads, and make contracts therefor.
HB 95 40-1 (1927) Author: Murphy, Edward Thad Relating to making it unlawful to hunt deer with dogs in Polk County.
SB 169 36-2 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to amending the Polk County Road Law.
SB 73 36-3 (1920) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to amending Sections 2, 7, 8 and 16 of the Polk County Road Law.
HB 82 33-0 (1913) Author: Fuller, Franklin Oliver Relating to amending sections of an Act creating a special road law for Polk County, Special Laws of 1909, so as to allow additional pay for teams and drivers, to provide additional pay for county superintendent of public roads.
HB 321 31-0 (1909) Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Polk county, Texas, making the county commissioners of said county ex officio road commissioners, and prescribing their duties as such, and providing for their compensation as such road commissioners; providing for penalties for the violation of this act.
SB 164 28-0 (1903) Relating to restoring and conferring upon the County Court of Polk County the Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction heretofore belonging to said Court under the Constitution and General Statutes of the State of Texas.
SB 191 28-0 (1903) Relating to require the county clerk, district clerk and other officers of Washington county, Texas, who have possession of the deed records, probate records, district court records or other records of that portion of Liberty county formally known as the Northern Division of Liberty county, to deliver said records to the county judge of Polk County and to provide for the validity of said records when so filed.

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