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Legislation authored by Henry Anton Hull

Includes legislation with Henry Anton Hull as the primary author for the 45th through 53rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

53rd Regular Session
HB 132 Caption: Relating to amending the subject matter of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, providing that an individual shall be disqualified for unemployment compensation benefits where his unemployment is due to a stoppage of work which exists because of a labor dispute where he is or was last employed or because of a labor dispute at another place, either within or without this state, owned or operated by the same employing unit which owns or operates the premises at which he is or was last employed, and supplies materials or services necessary to the continued and usual operation of the premises at which he is or was last employed.
HB 169 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Penal Code permitting payment of inspection tax on feed stuff on the basis of reports of tonnage, changing method of showing weight and composition of feeding stuffs.
HB 244 Caption: Relating to providing for the annexation, by all cities and towns, with the consent of the owner or owners of land or territory, to the extent of one-half mile in width, which is vacant and without residents, or on which less than three qualified voters reside, contiguous and adjacent to any incorporated city or town.
HB 258 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 622 Caption: Relating to amending and revising the Election Code of the State of Texas; repealing portions thereof; providing an effective date for this Act.
52nd Regular Session
HB 132 Caption: Relating to amending legislation relating to the penalty for sale of horse meat for human consumption to provide that the penalty for violation of such Act shall be a fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $1,000.00, or confinement in jail for a period of not less than 30 days or more than two years, or both, for the first offense, and that the penalty for any second or succeeding violation of such Act shall be confinement in the penitentiary for not less than two years and not more than five years.
HB 433 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts by providing that teachers having creditable service in other states shall be given credit for fifty percent (50%) of such creditable service in determining the years of creditable service in Texas not to exceed seven (7) years.
HB 490 Caption: Relating to establishing a system of public roads and bridges for all counties in this State having a population of more than one hundred and ninety-eight thousand (198,000) inhabitants, and less than four hundred thousand (400,000) inhabitants, and wherein is situated an incorporated city having a population in excess of two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) inhabitants, and to empower the Commissioner Courts thereof to provide rules and regulations therefor.
HB 551 Caption: Relating to consumer financing and fixing the charges that may be made in connection therewith; providing for discount; authorizing the issuance and sale of investment certificates; providing for supervision by the Department of Banking; specifying what corporations may qualify.
HB 678 Caption: Relating to regulating the taking of minnows from the fresh waters of this State for the purpose of sale; making it unlawful to take minnows from the fresh waters for the purpose of sale or to transport the same for the purpose of sale or to sell the same without a bait dealer's license; providing for the issuance of such licenses by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission and prescribing fees therefor; prescribing proper handling to conserve minnows; prescribing the methods of taking minnows and prescribing a seine permit fee in certain instances.
51st Regular Session
HB 348 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act to define "vehicles," "dwellings," "country property," "reinsurance," and "wheresoever."
HB 409 Caption: Relating to prohibit the possession of firearms by criminals or subversive elements; to regulate the manufacture, sale, or other transfer and possession of firearms; to provide penalties; to prescribe rules of evidence; to co-ordinate the law enforcement activities of the Police agencies within this State with those of the Federal Government.
HB 501 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for a Purchasing Agent and his assistant in counties having populations in excess of one hundred and forty thousand (140,000) according to the last preceding Federal Census, General or Special.
HB 618 Caption: Relating to raise revenue sufficient for the economical administration and support of the government including all purposes authorized by the Constitution of this State; providing for enforcement and collection of taxes levied; providing a saving clause.
HB 646 Caption: Relating to requiring the Comptroller of Public Accounts for each three-month period of each fiscal year, commencing with the fiscal year beginning September 1, 1949, to make an estimate of the revenues collectible into the General Fund for such period and to report same to the Automatic Tax Board together with the amount of appropriations to be paid form said Fund during said period, and if such appropriations exceed the estimate of collectible revenues for said period.
HB 737 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, concerning the use of gas for manufacture of Carbon Black; repeal of conflicting laws, but providing the intention of the Act to be cumulative of existing laws covering the purposes for which gas may be used and that the use authorized is in addition to these now provided in existing statues.
HB 816 Caption: Relating to providing for the payment by every co-operative or fraternal association or corporation, domestic or foreign, doing business of any kind of nature whatsoever in Texas, of the same license fees and taxes paid by any other association or corporation engaged in doing the same or similar business under the laws of this State; providing for the repeal of all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act.
51st 1st Called Session
HB 22 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, the exemption of lands and improvements owned by the United States of America from taxation, so as to provide that all personal property located on said lands owned by private parties and all parts of said lands and improvements used and occupied by private parties shall be subject to taxation; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 23 Caption: Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of Tarrant County may pay emergency flood relief claims out of the Flood Control Fund.
HB 52 Caption: Relating to amending a previous Act, concerning the exemption of lands and improvements owned by the United States of American from taxation, so as to provide that all personal property located on said lands owned by private parties and all parts of said lands and improvements used and occupied by private parties shall be subject to taxation.
49th Regular Session
HB 124 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to allow a corporation to change its shares of stock without nominal or par value or any class or classes into the same number or into a larger or smaller number of shares with par or face value.
HB 309 Caption: Relating to aeronautics; providing for the development thereof within this State; defining certain terms; creating a State Aeronautics Commission and prescribing the powers and duties of such Commission.
HB 348 Caption: Relating to providing for the recording of assignments of accounts receivable and of releases thereof.
HB 423 Caption: Relating to protecting the right to enter into sale contracts relating to commodities bearing the trademark, brand or name of its producer or owner.
48th Regular Session
HB 242 Caption: Relating to license fees of certain motor vehicles, etc.
HB 247 Caption: Relating to amending and re-enacting sections of the Motor Fuel Tax Law; providing the Comptroller may authorize the sale or distribution of motor fuel and certain other products, without collecting the tax, to bonded and licensed distributors when said products are purchased for the purpose of exportation or for further refining, processing, treating, or blending, and requiring the persons selling said products to keep records, make reports, and issue manifests of such sales and requiring the purchasing distributor to pay the tax on any subsequent taxable sale or use of said products.
HB 249 Caption: Relating to authorizing any County Commissioner's Court in any county having over 200,000 population to pay out of any available funds money necessary to Civilian Defense in such counties for the duration of the present war.
HB 305 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts levying certain occupation taxes on the business or occupation of producing natural and casinghead gas within the State, providing exemptions from said tax, defining terms, establishing the liability therefor and providing for the collection, enforcement, payment, and administration thereof.
HB 392 Caption: Relating to providing and authorizing that any bonds, interest thereon, or similar obligations, issued by any municipality or political subdivision of the State may be payable at the office of the State Treasurer.
HB 398 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to increase fees for filling reports of Loan and Brokerage Companies, and allowing Commissioner for good cause shown to extend time for filing reports by such companies for not more than sixty (60) days.
HB 399 Caption: Relating to amending certain Article so that the Banking Commissioner may adequately examine Credit Unions, providing for the appointment of Credit Union Examiners and the salary and traveling expenses of such Examiners, for the collection of fees therefor and providing for the deposit of said fees with the State Treasurer.
HB 400 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to change the method of computing examination fees of loan and brokerage companies.
HB 401 Caption: Relating to amending certain Article so that Banking Commissioner may, for good cause shown, extend time of filing of reports by Credit Unions for a period of not more than sixty days.
HB 474 Caption: Relating to declaring the floods in Tarrant County, Texas, to be a public calamity; donating and granting, for a period of five years, one half of all the State ad valorem taxes collected in Tarrant County for general revenue purposes; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 607 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes concerning gross receipts tax on gas, electric light, power or water works; providing that certain political subdivisions engaging in such business shall pay the same tax as provided for other persons and corporations.
HB 632 Caption: Relating to regulating the separation and seating of White and Negro passengers on motor buses operating for hire; fixing a penalty for the violation hereof.
HB 732 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that the Department of Public Welfare shall not consider income derived in payment of labor actually performed or service rendered by the recipients of old age assistance where the total amount for any calendar year does not exceed $250.00.
HB 760 Caption: Relating to amending certain Article in regard to property omitted from tax rolls.
46th Regular Session
HB 72 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts to be known as the Motor Carrier Act of Texas; providing that said Motor Carrier Act shall not apply to a private carrier; providing a penalty.
HB 85 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the apportionment to all counties in which the officers are compensated on a salary basis.
HB 541 Caption: Relating to amending certain statues relating to the employment of guards for the safe keeping of prisoners and the security of jails; providing a penalty.
HB 597 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article that no person shall be required to obtain an operator's or chauffeur's license for the purpose of driving or operating a road roller or any motor propelled vehicle operated in the service of any municipality, county or department of the State.
HB 640 Caption: Relating to providing that the Supreme Court may grant certain attorneys who have practiced law in a State of the United States for a period of twenty (20) years and hold a license to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States a license to practice in the State without taking the bar examinations.
HB 780 Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to pay the expenses of the Confederate Reunion to be held in Texas in 1940.
HB 781 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Courts in certain counties to appoint an Inventory Agent.
HB 928 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute designating the funds and securities of which the capital stock of insurance companies shall consist; designating the securities in which funds of such companies may be invested; providing certain limitations on the amount of capital stock of general casualty companies and requiring deposits to be made by such companies.
HB 1068 Caption: Relating to providing compensation for jail guards, matrons, jailer and turnkey in certain counties.
HJR 2 Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that household furniture of a family shall be protected from forced sale from the payment of all debts.
HJR 3 Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that out of the taxes authorized to be levied by each County for permanent improvements, an amount not exceeding ten cents on the one hundred dollars may be used for county purposes.
45th Regular Session
HB 64 Caption: Relating to creating a Department of Vending Device Licenses in the Comptroller's Department; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 159 Caption: Relating to providing that the Railroad Commission shall have the authority to prevent waste by issuing orders concerning the efficiency of refineries of crude oil.
HB 1160 Caption: Relating to providing that any city having a population of more than one hundred fifty thousand (150,000) and less than two hundred thousand (200,000), as shown by the preceding federal Census, shall have power and authority to amend its charter so as to extend its boundary limits, where the territory so annexed does not include any incorporated city, town or village having more than five thousand (5,000) inhabitants according to the preceding Federal Census.
HJR 39 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to be known as Section 9a of Article VIII, providing that any county, city or town may levy for charitable purposes a tax not to exceed ten cents on the one hundred dollars valuation.
45th 1st Called Session
HB 25 Caption: Relating to fixing the compensation of County Auditors in every county having a population of not less than one hundred and ninety thousand (190,000) nor more than two hundred thousand (200,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding United States Census and prescribing how the same shall be paid.
HB 33 Caption: Relating to providing that premiums on deputies' official bonds shall be a legal and legitimate expense of office in counties containing an excess of one hundred and ninety thousand (190,000) population.
45th 2nd Called Session
HB 95 Caption: Relating to validating county elections heretofore held for the issuance of bonds for hospital purposes, applicable only to such counties as contain a city having a population of not less than one hundred and fifty thousand (150,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 118 Caption: Relating to providing that the Supreme Court may grant certain attorneys who have practiced law in a State of the United States for a period of 20 years and hold a license to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States may be grated a license to practice in this State without taking the bar examinations.
HB 154 Caption: Relating to making certain appropriations out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas.