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Legislation authored by Carlton Moore

Includes legislation with Carlton Moore as the primary author for the 48th through 55th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

55th Regular Session
HB 79 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by redefining "Fireman" and "Policeman"; stopping the creation in the future of new classified positions unless established by ordinance; providing that the results of examinations for promotion shall be published within twenty-four (24) hours.
HB 163 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for one Court of Civil Appeals to act for another under certain circumstances.
HB 352 Caption: Relating to requiring every manufacturer, distributor, wholesale dealer or retail dealer authorized to do business in the State of Texas who sells or offers to sell household appliances or any machinery powered by any petroleum product or electricity and every manufacturer, distributor, wholesale dealer or retail dealer selling or offering to sell in the State of Texas any part of said devices to guarantee against defective material or workmanship for a period of a least one year from the date of sale; providing penalties.
HB 353 Caption: Relating to requiring every manufacturer, distributor, wholesale dealer or retail dealer authorized to do business in the State of Texas who sells or offers to sell any new tire to be used on any motor vehicle to guarantee the person, firm, corporation, association or business enterprise to whom such tire is sold against defective material or workmanship; providing penalties.
HB 366 Caption: Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law Acts, to provide from the supervision and maintenance of all roads, bridges, drains, ditches, culverts, formerly located in the County, and now located in any city, town or village in Harris County by reason of annexation, but only until such time as the validity of the annexation has been finally disposed of.
HB 516 Caption: Relating to prohibiting any person, firm, corporation, or association that owes wages, salaries, or other compensation to any other person, firm, corporation, or association from transferring in any manner any of his or its assets, property, or capital, until such obligation is satisfied.
HB 517 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to make provisions relating to employees' wages applicable to every person.
HB 568 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal due on a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by the Salt Dome Production Company.
HB 569 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal due on a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by the Mac Drilling Company.
HB 570 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the principal due on a certain judgment obtained against the State of Texas by Peter N. Petkas.
HB 607 Caption: Relating to authorizing and requiring the appointment of official shorthand reporters in each District Court and each County Court at law heretofore and hereafter created in counties having a population of six hundred and thirteen thousand (613,000) or more, according to the 1950 census.
HB 608 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code so as to fix a filing fee for candidates for nomination for State Representative in primary elections in counties having a population of more than four hundred and five thousand.
HB 722 Caption: Relating to authorizing the optional use of paper ballots for unopposed races in elections where voting machines are used and where all races cannot be placed on one machine.
HB 949 Caption: Relating to validating Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1-B of Harris County, Texas.
HR 113 Caption: In memory of Fred M. Hughes of Houston.
HR 114 Caption: Commending W. Louis Lotspeich for being selected as Most Representative Hobbs Knight of the Road for 1956.
55th 1st Called Session
HB 51 Caption: Relating to counties having a population of six hundred thousand or more according to the last preceding Federal Census; providing for the appointment of a Board of Park Commissioners, etc.; providing a severability clause.
54th Regular Session
HB 65 Caption: Relating to narcotic drugs and barbiturates; amending the Uniform Narcotic Drug Act relating to the penalty for narcotic addiction and permitting probation; relating to the penalties therefor.
HB 154 Caption: Relating to abolishing the stock transfer and sales tax.
HB 156 Caption: Relating to firemen's and policemen's civil service in cities of ten thousand (10,000) or more inhabitants; amending Statutes by providing for written examination without oral interview for applicants for promotion; extending the period of time within which a written statement concerning a suspension shall be filed with the Commission; permitting an appeal to the District Court from a Commission order of demotion.
HB 475 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to regulating the width of vehicles; fixing the limitation on the width of buses operated exclusively within certain cities and within contiguous cities, towns and suburbs.
HB 482 Caption: Relating to re-enacting and amending certain Acts creating a Police Officers' Pension System in cities of five hundred thousand (500,000) or more inhabitants which do not now have a police, firemen and fire alarm operators pension system organized under another law.
HB 504 Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain officers and employees of the public school system and public institutions of higher learning from acting as agent or attorney for publishers, manufacturers or sellers of textbooks, encyclopedias, reference books, or books used in the schools, or school apparatus or equipment.
HB 510 Caption: Relating to establishing and providing for a State mental hospital; regulating and providing for the operation of same; making the necessary appropriations for such purpose.
HB 696 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts regulating and governing Boards of certain Navigation Districts in this State; providing for and regulating the method and manner of making contracts.
HB 697 Caption: Relating to the disposition of land owned by navigation districts heretofore created under the laws of this State and having within their limits a city containing three hundred and seventy-five thousand (375,000) population or more; authorizing the governing boards of such navigation districts to make exchanges of land or sales pursuant to exchange of lands.
HB 828 Caption: Relating to prohibiting any person, firm, corporation, or association that owes wages, salaries, or other compensation to any other person, firm, corporation, or association from transferring in any manner any of his or its assets, property, or capital, until such obligation is satisfied; providing that such assets, property and capital may be liquidated for the purpose of satisfying such obligation; providing a priority lien on such assets, property, or capital; protecting the lien against sale or transfer of such assets, property, or capital; entitling lienholder to possession of such assets, property, or capital upon sale or transfer, and to make sale thereof to satisfy his debt; making the Act cumulative but controlling; providing for severability.
HB 867 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code by adding provisions permitting officials of counties of six hundred thousand (600,000) or more population to dispense with quarterly reports required by this Article when such moneys and fees to be reported are on deposit with the county treasurer and subject to withdrawal only by warrants approved by the county auditor, and requiring such items to be made a part of the annual reports of fees.
HB 875 Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "South Main Street Municipal Water District", setting forth certain powers of said district; providing for an election; providing for termination of rights and powers granted by the Act; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 964 Caption: Relating to the compensation paid by the county to various district, county and precinct officers in counties having a population of 800,000 or more; regulating the salaries of county judge, county commissioners, criminal district attorney, county attorney, sheriff, county clerk, district clerk, tax assessor and collector, county treasurer, judges of county courts at law, county criminal courts, probate courts or courts of domestic relations, justice of the peace, constables, district attorneys, and district judges; stating the effect of this Act on other laws; providing for severability.
53rd Regular Session
HB 332 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts relating to promotion and development funds for navigation districts containing a city having a population of three hundred thousand (300,000) or more, by increasing the percentage of income which may be set aside for the promotion and development fund.
HB 517 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to increase the amounts payable as monthly retirement and disability pensions to participating firemen and so as to prescribe the manner in which certain increases shall become effective; providing for payment of monthly disability and death pensions to firemen and their widows in event of disability or death in certain instances.
HB 561 Caption: Relating to creating the constitutional office of District Attorney for the Criminal District Court of Harris County; providing that this Act shall be operative on September 1, 1953.
HB 562 Caption: Relating to creating the Constitutional office of County Attorney of Harris County; providing that this Act shall be operative on September 1, 1953.
HB 563 Caption: Relating to prescribing the compensation of County Attorneys in counties having a population of six hundred and fifty thousand (650,000) inhabitants or more according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 617 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts providing retirement pensions for certain cities; providing certain conditions of employment; providing that employees may become entitled to credit for services rendered prior to becoming a member.
HB 629 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of Five Hundred and Forty-seven Thousand, Seven hundred and Fifty-five Dollars ($547,755) to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas for the biennium ending August 31, 1955, to be used for the purpose of equipping, furnishing, and completing the construction of buildings and other permanent improvements at the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research at Houston.
HB 630 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of $1,197,500 to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas for the biennium ending August 31, 1955, to be used for the purpose of constructing, equipping and furnishing buildings and other permanent improvements at the Dental College of The University of Texas at Houston.
HB 702 Caption: Relating to appropriating $25,000 per annum for the biennium beginning September 1, 1953, for the Postgraduate School of Medicine of The University of Texas.
HB 775 Caption: Relating to repealing ceratin statutes; declaring that no housing emergency now exists in Texas; declaring that no unemployment emergency now exists in Texas; providing for the liquidation of existing Housing Authorities in Texas.
HB 776 Caption: Relating to abolishing Federal Rent Controls in the State of Texas in accordance with the provisions of the Defense Production Act of 1952 passed by the 82nd Congress (Second Session) of the United States of America; declaring that Federal Rent Controls are no longer needed in Texas.
HB 778 Caption: Relating to equalizing and fixing the salaries of all judges of county courts at law and county criminal courts, in all counties having a population of eight hundred thousand or more.
HJR 36 Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the exemption from ad valorem taxes by the state, counties, cities, school districts and other political subdivisions or taxing districts within this State of all passenger automobiles, not used for the transportation of persons for hire.
53rd 1st Called Session
HB 128 Caption: Relating to dealing with narcotic drugs and barbiturates; amending the Uniform Narcotic Drug Act relating to violations of that Act and the penalties therefor.
52nd Regular Session
HB 50 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts to provide for the selection of a site for the establishment of a hospital for insane people who have been or may be convicted of crime; authorizing and directing the State Board of Control to provide plans and specifications for such hospital and enter into contract for its construction; making an appropriation for the construction and operation thereof by and under the direction of the Board of Control; providing for appointment, qualification and compensation of employees.
HB 96 Caption: Relating to providing that municipal corporations shall be liable for damages the same as private corporations; providing they shall no longer enjoy immunity for damages inflicted in the performance of governmental functions;.
HB 248 Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay certain miscellaneous claims out of the general Revenue Fund, or such other funds as may be designated herein for each item, not otherwise appropriated; providing that before payment of such claims shall have the approval of the State Auditor, the State Comptroller, and the Attorney General.
HB 264 Caption: Relating to authorizing the County Tax Collectors of all counties having a population of five hundred thousand (500,000) or more, to cause to be compiled a delinquent tax record of delinquent taxes not barred, where such county has as many as two (2) years delinquency, and the compiled delinquent records shall be examined by the Commissioners Court and the Comptroller or Governing Body.
HB 309 Caption: Relating to giving to lawful holders of bonds issued under the Act of April 8, 1861, which bonds are sometimes called Texian Loan of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000), consent of the Legislature to sue the State of Texas, the Comptroller of Public Accounts, and the State Treasurer for moneys due on said bonds and principal and interest thereon.
HB 310 Caption: Relating to creating the County Court at Law No. 3 of Harris County, Texas; providing for the organization thereof and practice therein; prescribing the jurisdiction and terms thereof; defining the powers, rights and privileges of the judge thereof; providing for clerks therefor in civil and criminal matters and causes and prescribing their duties; providing for the appointment, election and compensation of the judge of the court and prescribing his qualifications.
HB 311 Caption: Relating to creating an additional criminal district court for Harris County, prescribing the jurisdiction thereof; providing for the organization of the court; providing for the transfer and docketing of cases; providing for trial and disposition of cases in a criminal district court during the absence of the judge thereof; prescribing the qualifications, jurisdiction, duties and powers of the judge thereof; providing for the appointment, election and compensation of the judge; making an appropriation; providing for a seal of the court.
HB 475 Caption: Relating to amending certain Act to provide that a continuance in civil suits and in matters probate shall be mandatory only in the event that it appears to the court by affidavit that the member of the Legislature was an attorney of record at the time the first pleading was filed in said cause.
HB 685 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relative to salaries of County Commissioners in certain classes of counties.
HB 691 Caption: Relating to providing for the registration of water well drillers; defining terms; establishing a Water Well Drillers Division in the State Board of Water Engineers, or its successor, and prescribing its powers, duties and functions under this Act.
HB 751 Caption: Relating to authorizing any two Home Rule cities, having boundaries which touch at one or more places, which have passed on final reading ordinances annexing common territory and which lie in counties having a population of over eight hundred thousand (800,000) as shown by the preceding Federal census, to enter into written agreement adjusting their disputes and establishing an agreed boundary between such cities in the area of dispute.
51st Regular Session
HB 69 Caption: Relating to protecting the public health by the regulation of the practice of naturopathy, to create a Naturopathic Examining Board, and providing penalties for violation of this Act; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act.
HB 118 Caption: Relating to providing that municipal corporations, and including all districts created under the authority of the Constitution of the State of Texas shall be liable for damages the same as private corporations; and providing they shall no longer enjoy immunity for damages inflicted in the performance of governmental functions; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 236 Caption: Relating to providing that in counties having a population of two hundred ninety thousand (290,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census that the judges of the District Courts and of the Criminal District Courts of the State of Texas shall be paid an annual salary of Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($7,500) per year; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act; providing that this Act shall not repeal any law or laws which authorize the Commissioners' Courts in various counties to pay the judges of the District Courts and of the Criminal District Courts of this State said fixed compensation for serving as members of the Juvenile Boards.
HB 257 Caption: Relating to provide for the selection of a site for the establishment of a hospital for insane people who have been or may be convicted of crime; authorizing and directing the State Board of Control to provide plans and specifications for such hospital and enter into contract for its construction; qualifications for and compensation of its employees; repealing a previous Act.
HB 415 Caption: Relating to giving to lawful holders of Bond issued under the Act of April 8, 1861, which bonds are sometimes called Texian Loan of One Million Dollars, consent of the Legislature to sue the State of Texas, the Comptroller of Public Accounts, and the State Treasurer for months due on said bonds and principal and interest thereon.
HB 457 Caption: Relating to empowering all incorporated cities having a certain population population, to provide for the establishment of up to five (5) corporation Courts; repealing all laws in conflict; providing a savings clause.
HB 536 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for procedure in determining and treating persons infected with Venereal Disease, and those reasonably suspected of same by authorized health officers; repealing all laws in conflict with such sections of said article as hereby amended.
HB 593 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, regulating powers and duties of Rural Credit Unions; containing a severability clause.
HB 763 Caption: Relating to providing for a salary of not less than Four Thousand, Five Hundred Dollars ($4,500) nor more than Seven Thousand, Five Hundred Dollars ($7,500) per annum for Justices of the Peace who are compensated on a salary basis in precincts situated in a city or which include a city or a part thereof, having a population in excess of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census; providing this Act shall be severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 807 Caption: Relating to defining "academic freedom", "black listing" by schools, colleges, universities, and associations of schools, colleges and universities and prohibiting the same against schools, colleges and universities resident within the State of Texas, and prescribing penalties necessary and incident thereto.
HB 808 Caption: Relating to providing for the abolishment of rent control in Texas as established by an Act of the Eighty-first Congress, and declaring all Federal rent controls to be no longer needed.
HB 852 Caption: Relating to authorizing certain navigation districts heretofore or hereafter organized, containing municipalities of 300,000 population, or more, by the last or any future Federal Census, in addition to all other powers, to take possession of property sought to be condemned at any time after award of the condemnation commissioners upon deposit with the clerk of the amount of the award, relieving such navigation districts of the requirement of giving security for costs; providing that unconstitutionality of any part of this Act shall not invalidate the remainder.
HJR 26 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 2, Article VIII of the Constitution of Texas, so as to authorize the Legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation passenger automobiles not used for the transportation of persons for hire; prescribing the form of the ballot; providing for the proclamation and publication thereof.
51st 1st Called Session
HB 32 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Board of Regents of the University of Texas for buildings and equipment at the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research of the University of Texas.
50th Regular Session
HB 34 Caption: Relating to creating a Firemen's and Policemen's Civil Service in cities having a population of ten thousand (10,000) inhabitants or more; providing certain penalties.
HB 49 Caption: Relating to empowering the courts of record of the State of Texas having original jurisdiction of criminal actions to suspend the imposition or execution of sentence and to place defendants on probation under certain conditions.
HB 121 Caption: Relating to authorizing independent school districts to levy and cause to be collected certain tax for the purchase of grounds for public schools, and for constructing, remodeling, equipping, and repairing public school buildings; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict, only to the extent that they may be in conflict herewith
HB 235 Caption: Relating to empowering the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to establish and maintain schools, to be known as, "The Graduate School of Social Work", for affording training to students desirous of becoming health and welfare workers; defining the aims of such school and prescribing its standards.
HB 644 Caption: Relating to providing for the selection of a site for establishment of a hospital for insane people who have been or may be convicted of crime; authorizing and directing the State Board of Control to provide plans and specifications for such hospital and enter into contract for its construction; making an appropriation for the construction and operation thereof by and under the direction of the Board of Control; providing for appointment, qualification and compensation of employees; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 665 Caption: Relating to authorizing State agencies with responsibility and authority for public education to make group insurance contracts; containing a saving clause.
HB 666 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to authorizing public school employers to pay all or part of the cost of group life insurance policies, to make payroll deductions and keep records.
HB 667 Caption: Relating to providing that any person of legal age may insure his own life in any domestic or foreign life insurance company doing business in this State and designate as beneficiary therein any person, or persons, partnership, association, corporation or entity; further providing for a change in the beneficiary in any existing policy on the life of such insured in like manner.
HB 822 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, requiring the payment of a fee by candidates for State offices in special elections.
49th Regular Session
HB 239 Caption: Relating to requiring Members to the Board of Pardons and Paroles to grant personal interviews to prisoners applying for clemency and defining their duties in respect thereto.
HB 276 Caption: Relating to amending certain Act relative to establishment of Juvenile Courts.
HB 298 Caption: Relating to empowering and directing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to establish and maintain a department for affording training to students desirous of becoming social workers; making an appropriation.
HB 339 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statuts providing for payment of a month's rent in advance during pendency of forcible entry and detainer suit for judgment in the event of failure.
HB 377 Caption: Relating to providing for preference of employment in all public departments, etc, of honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, nurses and marines.
HB 459 Caption: Relating to empowering the Courts of the State of Texas having original jurisdiction of Criminal actions to suspend the imposition or execution of sentence and to place the defendants on probation under certain conditions.
HB 681 Caption: Relating to amending certain Act relating to mortuary or relief funds.
HB 682 Caption: Relating to amending certain Act pertaining to real estate dealers license fees.
HB 691 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by requiring employees handling funds or merchandise to be bonded civilians.
HB 771 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to erect and equip a building for the Austin State Hospital to accommodate the criminally insane prisoners in our state penitentiaries; providing for the removal of insane prisoners.
HB 817 Caption: Relating to providing that the State of Texas may enter into a Compact with any of the United States for mutual helpfulness in relation to persons convicted of crime or offenses who may be on probation or parole.
HJR 31 Caption: Proposing an amendment providing for annual Session of the Legislature and empowering the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House to convene Sessions thereof; calling an election; providing for the Governor's proclamation; and making an appropriation for the expense of election.
48th Regular Session
HB 535 Caption: Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to authorize the manufacture, baking and sale of bread in additional weights to those now authorized.
HB 765 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide that a certified copy of any birth or death certificate wherein a child, or an adult, is stated to be illegitimate may be issued by the State Registrar or any local registrar upon an order of the Probate Court; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HJR 11 Caption: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide that the qualification of no person to serve as a juror shall be denied or abridged on account of sex.