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Legislation authored by Brownrigg Hefferron Dewey

Includes legislation with Brownrigg Hefferron Dewey as the primary author for the 53rd through 57th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

57th Regular Session
HB 1 Caption: Relating to fixing the salaries, per diem and mileage of Members of the Legislature, pursuant to the provisions of Section 24 of Article III of the Constitution of Texas.
HB 48 Caption: Relating to making Uniform the Law of Partnership.
HB 149 Caption: Relating to defining State University-owned land as used in Foundation School Program Act to include certain land owned and used by the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas.
HB 151 Caption: Relating to providing that persons engaged in the gathering and dissemination of news through a newspaper, radio or television station or press association shall not be required to disclose the source of information in the course of their employment in legal proceedings, proceedings before state departments or agencies, the Legislature and its committees, or before any county or municipal body, officer, or committee thereof.
HB 152 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Law providing for the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of the Brazos River Authority by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.
HB 153 Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code to require annual exemption certificates for all voters who are exempt from the payment of a poll tax.
HB 154 Caption: Relating to limiting the number of ex-students on the governing boards of wholly State-supported academic institutions of higher education.
HB 155 Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code relating filing fees and expenses charged candidates for nomination for State Representative or State Senator for primary elections.
HB 620 Caption: Relating to amending the Probation and Parole Law of 1957 permitting the use of probation in misdemeanor cases.
HB 910 Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas making procedure relative to certain meetings of, and the delivery of rosters of delegates by State Executive Committees consistent.
HB 911 Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas establishing the order the various columns are to appear on the official ballot, and the order of the names of candidates running for the same office are to appear.
HB 924 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act increasing the House membership on the Legislative Budget Board.
HB 958 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to jury wheels.
HCR 34 Caption: Directing the creation of an Electoral Law Study Committee to make revisions to the State Election Code.
HJR 20 Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that the Governor shall serve for a term of four years and shall be ineligible to succeed himself in office.
HJR 27 Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that three (3) months residence within a county satisfies the residence requirement for voting, and that a voter who removes from his county of residence may vote absentee there until he establishes three (3) months residence in another.
HJR 28 Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to time of payment of poll tax before offering to vote.
HJR 29 Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to empower the Legislature to provide for voting in adjacent counties when election officials in a voter's county of residence fail to hold an election.
HJR 50 Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to permit the use of probation in misdemeanor cases.
HR 27 Caption: In memory of Mr. Bennie Larrabee, Sr. of San Antonio.
HR 124 Caption: In memory of Dr. Frank Cleveland Bolton, former President of Texas A&M College.
HR 212 Caption: Congratulating Representative Herman Yezak on his 48th Birthday.
HR 232 Caption: In memory of Dr. Thomas Otto Walton of Bryan, former President of Texas A&M College.
HR 289 Caption: In memory of Virgil Estill of Bryan.
HR 387 Caption: Electing the children of a Member of the House to office of Mascot.
HR 624 Caption: Urging the citizens of Texas to participate in the 1961 Special Election for U. S. Senator, and urging them to vote for the Democratic Party's candidate.
HR 728 Caption: Electing the grandchildren of a Member of the House to the office of Mascot.
HR 745 Caption: Congratulating Representative Charles L. Sandahl on his Birthday.
57th 1st Called Session
HR 161 Caption: In memory of Cecil Vick Lindley, Jr.
HR 169 Caption: Designating August 7,1961 as Criss Cole Day in Texas.
57th 2nd Called Session
HR 44 Caption: Directing the creation of committees to notify the Senate and the Governor that the House is ready to adjourn Sine Die.
57th 3rd Called Session
HCR 31 Caption: Directing the Legislative Budget Board to study the salaries and compensation of chief administration officials and their assistants.
HCR 33 Caption: Providing for Sine Die adjournment of the 57th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, on Thursday, February 1, 1962.
HCR 36 Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules of the Legislature to allow either house to consider S. B. No. 99 at any time.
HR 7 Caption: In memory of Clarence E. Dillon, Jr. of College Station.
HR 8 Caption: In memory of Walter J. Coulter of Bryan.
HR 9 Caption: Urging all citizens of the State to support the 14 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution that are on the ballot in the election on November 6, 1962.
HR 52 Caption: Instructing the Enrolling Clerk to make certain corrections in H. B. No . 3.
HR 67 Caption: In memory of Samuel E. "Doc" Ashbury.
56th Regular Session
HB 81 Caption: Relating to limiting the number of ex-students on the governing boards of wholly state-supported academic institutions of higher education.
HB 115 Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code to require the filing of results of primary election returns with the County Clerk by precincts in a book to be kept by the County Clerk for that purpose.
HB 116 Caption: Relating to providing a general registration system for voters and to require registration as a prerequisite for voting at all elections; providing for the effective date.
HB 117 Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code relative to the state executive committee of political parties; changing the composition and method of selection of the state executive committee of parties which are required to hold primary elections.
HB 131 Caption: Relating to providing that land owned by the State of Texas which is devoted to the use of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas is included within the meaning of the term "State University-owned land".
HB 132 Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Brazos County.
HB 292 Caption: Relating to the inspection and standard setting of county jails.
HB 825 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relating to the rate of tax on natural gas; providing an effective date.
HCR 9 Caption: Directing the Commission on Higher Education to study the policies of State Institutions used to determine residential status.
HCR 25 Caption: Directing the governing boards of the state colleges and universities to file a copy of their operating budget in the State Library in Austin.
HJR 10 Caption: Proposing an amendment repealing a provision of the State Constitution making the payment of a poll tax a qualification of an elector; requiring the Legislature to pass a general registration law for voters; providing for the necessary election, proclamation and publication by the Governor.
HJR 21 Caption: Proposing an amendment abolishing the state ad valorem tax provided for public school purposes and to provide that any deficit in the available school fund may be met by appropriation from general funds of the State.
HJR 43 Caption: Proposing an amendment providing for apportionment of the State into judicial districts by the Legislature at stated intervals; creating the Judicial Redistricting Board to make such apportionment if the Legislature fails to do so.
HR 26 Caption: In memory of Wallace M. Kimbrough.
HR 27 Caption: In memory of Maggie Parker of Bryan.
HR 28 Caption: In memory of George G. Chance of Bryan.
HR 35 Caption: In memory of E. J. Jenkins of Bryan.
HR 500 Caption: Honoring Uncle Henry Blair for his decades of service as Porter of the House.
56th 1st Called Session
HB 4 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts relative to the rate of tax on natural gas; providing an effective date.
HB 33 Caption: Relating to the election of members of the State Executive Committees of political parties.
HB 34 Caption: Relating to the election of members of the State Executive Committee.
HB 67 Caption: Relating to validating the organization and creation of Brazos County Water Control and Improvement District, No. 1, Big Creek, of Brazos County, Texas.
HCR 26 Caption: Suspending the Joint Rules of the Legislature to allow the House of Representatives to consider S. B. No. 15 and to allow the Senate to consider H. B. No. 26 at any time.
HR 45 Caption: Directing the creation of a House Auditing Committee to study the fiscal affairs of State Agencies.
HR 86 Caption: Congratulating the Bryan A Capella Choir on the performance over the National Broadcasting System for the Rotary International Convention.
HR 121 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the House Rules.
55th Regular Session
HB 96 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relative to Workmen's Compensation Insurance for certain employees of the institutions and agencies under the direction or government of the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, so as to define the term "Workman".
HB 106 Caption: Relating to abolishing absentee voting.
HB 107 Caption: Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas to require annual exemption certificates for all voters who are exempt from the payment of a poll tax.
HB 935 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the leasing by the Board of Directors of the A & M College of Texas for oil, gas, etc., to the highest bidder at public auction certain lands under its control.
HCR 60 Caption: Granting Highlander Gasoline Compnay permission to sue the State of Texas.
HJR 16 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas requiring the Legislature to apportion the State into congressional districts at its first regular session after the publication of each United States decennial census, and providing for a Board to make such apportionments in the event the Legislature fails to do so.
HR 55 Caption: In memory of Mrs. Lee J. Rountree of Bryan.
HR 56 Caption: In memory of the Honorable Jesse Gary Minkert of Bryan.
HR 74 Caption: In memory of J. Wheeler Barger of College Station.
HR 155 Caption: Commending Elizabeth Weafer for her work in small-fry football.
HR 362 Caption: In memory of Thomas Harris McDonald of College Station.
HR 372 Caption: Extending former Speakers privileges of the floor for Speaker's Day.
HR 373 Caption: Designating April 24 as Speaker's Day at the State Capitol.
HR 400 Caption: Providing for an interim General Investigating Committee of the House.
55th 2nd Called Session
HB 6 Caption: Relating to providing funds to pay the salaries, per diem, and other expenses of the Fifty-fifth Legislature by transferring One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Dollars ($120,000) from the emergency appropriation previously made to the Governor's Office; amending the Act creating the Operator's and Chauffeur's License Fund; amending the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act in relation to uses of the Unemployment Compensation Special Administration Fund.
54th Regular Session
HB 150 Caption: Relating to apportioning the State of Texas into Congressional Districts, naming the counties composing the same, and providing for the election of a member of the Congress of the United States from each district.
HB 392 Caption: Relating to amending and revising the Election Code of the State of Texas; repealing certain statutes relating to elections; providing an effective date; providing for severability.
HB 597 Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the Board of Directors of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System to execute leases and grant easement for rights-of-way for electric and pipe lines, irrigation canals and laterals, electric substations, pumping stations, loading racks, tank farms and other structures and for highways and roadways on or across any lands under the control of the Board of Directors of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System;prescribing the penalty for failure to obtain a proper easement.
HB 629 Caption: Relating to providing a travel per diem allowance, partial per diem travel allowances, out-of-state travel allowance, and a transportation allowance for state officers and employees; prescribing the conditions under which they shall be paid and the manner of their payment; defining certain terms; providing for recovery of over-payments; establishing penalties and excepting certain persons from the provisions of this Act or portions thereof; containing a non-separability clause.
HB 636 Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering the Board of Directors of the Texas A & M College to levy a regular student fee for the purpose of operating, maintaining and improving the Texas A&M College Memorial Student Center at the A&M College of Texas; fixing the amount of the fee; providing the purpose for which said fee shall be used; placing the control of the fees in the hands of the Board of Directors of the Texas A&M College.
HR 4 Caption: Directing the allocation of House Journals to Members of the House.
HR 34 Caption: In memory of former State Representative Charles S. Gainer.
HR 115 Caption: Congratulating State Representative Herman Yezak on his 42nd birthday.
HR 134 Caption: Electing the children of a Member of the House to the office of Mascot.
53rd Regular Session
HB 596 Caption: Relating to apportioning the State of Texas into Congressional Districts, naming the counties and parts thereof composing the same, and providing for the election of a member of the Congress of the United States from each district; providing the effective date of this Act.
HB 731 Caption: Relating to repealing certain statutes providing for the creation of the 143rd Judicial District Court.