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Legislation authored by Arthur Howard King

Includes legislation with Arthur Howard King as the primary author for the 35th through 48th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.
Please note author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 30th.

47th Regular Session
HB 184 Caption: Relating to providing for the seizure and sale of any vehicle or animal used in the rounding up, loading, or transportation of stolen livestock, and of any vehicle used as a means of transportation to and from the scene of the theft.
HB 198 Caption: Relating to declaring a closed season on the killing of deer and turkey in Throckmorton, Shackelford, and Haskell Counties for a period ending February 1, 1946; prescribing a penalty therefor.
HB 209 Caption: Relating to amending the General and Special Laws relative to removing the authority to grant permit for the sale of intoxicating liquors, wine, or beer outside the limits of incorporated villages, towns, or cities of any wet county or counties.
HB 395 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article relating to the sale of real estate conferred by any deed of trust or contract lien.
HB 396 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas relating to the definition of "Courthouse Door" in relation to the public notice of any sale of real estate made under powers conferred by any deed of trust or other contract lien.
HB 995 Caption: Relating to declaring a closed season on the killing of wild deer and wild turkey in Throckmorton, Shackelford, and Haskell Counties for a period ending February 1, 1946; prescribing a penalty therefor.
HJR 12 Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment forbidding the Legislature to enact any laws legalizing betting on horse races, or any other form of gambling.
HJR 14 Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment decreasing the maximum rates of interest permitted by law.
41st Regular Session
HB 94 Caption: Relating to repealing certain Statutes of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas relating to searches without a warrant.
HB 142 Caption: Relating to appropriating from the general revenue out of any fund not otherwise appropriated the sum of $175,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be applied to valid claims for the years 1927-1928, and the sum of $200,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary to supplement the appropriation for the years 1929-1930, to carry out the provisions of certain statutes.
HB 145 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute by providing that a physician cannot prescribe more than one-half pint of alcohol or alcoholic liquor to any person at a time, and providing that such physician cannot give more than one prescription to the same person within a period of ten (10) days.
HB 324 Caption: Relating to making the theft of any chicken or turkey a felony, prescribing the punishment therefor.
HB 429 Caption: Relating to amending certain laws by providing that the funds derived from the registration of motor vehicles and apportioned to the counties of this State may be paid by the commissioners' court of each county to the State Highway Commission for construction of connecting sections or gaps in a designated State highway within said county, and to reimburse the State Highway Department for any aid allotted by the State Highway Commission to said county therefor.
HB 430 Caption: Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide that the reimbursement of State Highway Funds for improvement of State Highways made with County Aid may be made by the County wherein such improvement was made from the county's portion of fees derived from the registration of motor vehicles in annual installments and the number of said installments and the amount of each may be agreed upon by the State Highway Department and the Commissioners' Court of such County.
HB 755 Caption: Relating to making emergency appropriations for Rural Aid and emergency appropriations for the maintenance of summer schools at the several institutions of higher learning as named herein for the balance of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1929.
HJR 2 Caption: Proposing an amendment providing that the homestead as now defined by the Constitution of the State and five hundred dollars worth of household and kitchen furniture belonging to each family shall be exempt from taxation for State purposes; making an appropriation.
41st 2nd Called Session
HB 77 Caption: Relating to making in unlawful for any physician to issue a prescription for ethyl alcohol or any alcoholic liquor; fixing a penalty.
40th Regular Session
HB 236 Caption: Relating to repealing certain Articles in Chapter 19a, Revised Civil Statutes.
HB 237 Caption: Relating to the sale of all lands of the penitentiary of Texas lying North of the City of Houston.
HB 283 Caption: Relating to the right of the defendant in a criminal case to testify in his own behalf.
HB 284 Caption: Relating to repealing Chapter 185 of the Regular Session of the Thirty-ninth Legislature of Texas.
HB 333 Caption: Relating to providing for the election of a county superintendent.
HB 463 Caption: Relating to providing for the classification of elementary and high schools by the county board of school trustees; providing for free tuition for certain high school students.
39th Regular Session
HB 505 Caption: Relating to making provision for the payment by the State of damages, if any, to property owners in the vicinity of the old Blind Institute buildings and grounds owned by the State of Texas situated near the intersection of Nineteenth Street and East Avenue in the city of Austin, Travis county, Texas, occasioned by the use of said property in connection with the State Lunatic Asylum for aged persons suffering from senile dementia so that immediate use may be made of said property, so such damages, if any there be, may be ascertained and fixed; making an appropriation for such purpose.
HJR 8 Caption: Proposing an amendment changing the maximum rat of interest that may be contract for to eight per centum instead of ten per centum per annum.
39th 1st Called Session
HB 132 Caption: Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Haskell County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
37th Regular Session
HB 46 Caption: Relating to a certain Act authorizing and directing the Legislature to fix the compensation of the State Highway Engineer and all other employees of the State Highway Department.
HB 47 Caption: Relating to a certain Act regarding the creation of a State Board of Parole and Pardon Commissioners and a State Parole Officer.
HB 49 Caption: Relating to providing indemnity for persons erroneously convicted of felonies in the State of Texas.
HB 149 Caption: Relating to a certain Act providing for the purchase of additional land adjacent to the University of Texas campus.
HB 573 Caption: Relating to prohibiting ex-Governors from becoming State Senators.
37th 1st Called Session
HB 18 Caption: Relating to the appropriation of aid for rural schools.
HB 21 Caption: Relating to amending the law making appropriations in aid of public schools.
HB 24 Caption: Relating to amending law regarding to the licensing and registration of motor vehicles.
HB 110 Caption: Relating to amending the law providing for the Kerrville Sanatorium.
HB 141 Caption: Relating to appropriations for traveling expenses of employees of the State.
37th 2nd Called Session
HB 4 Caption: Relating to amending the law making an appropriation for the Tubercular Sanatorium of Kerrville.
HB 5 Caption: Relating to amending the law making an appropriation for extending the University of Texas campus.
36th Regular Session
HB 121 Caption: Relating to amending certain Act authorizing counties, acting through their commissioners courts, to purchase seed to be planted on farm in such counties by residents thereof, who are poor and unable to procure same and to purchase feed for the work stock of such residents; making an appropriation.
HB 167 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide for the extension of time for the payment to counties to the first day of December, 1919, and so as to provide that the time of the payment by the counties to the State be extended two years from the taking effect of this Act, and to extend the time for the distribution of seed and feed to September 1, 1919.
HB 346 Caption: Relating to increasing the civil jurisdiction of the County Court of Haskell county.
HB 369 Caption: Relating to providing for the protection of stock raisers, farmers and horticulturists; providing for the destruction of wolves and other wild animals; making an appropriation therefor.
HB 383 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the treasurers of the school funds; fixing a compensation.
HB 384 Caption: Relating to providing that all judges of the counties of this State, when acting and serving as members of the commissioners court, shall receive as compensation for such services the sum of four dollars per day.
HB 476 Caption: Relating to amending the special road law for Baylor county so as to provide for the compensation of county commissioners when acting as road commissioners.
HB 517 Caption: Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide that when a judge of a county court is legally disqualified to try cases pending in his court, the parties may by consent appoint a proper person to try such cases; providing further that any county judge, in any adjoining county, may perform the duties of the county judge, in the trial of cases where the judge is disqualified, when called upon to do so by the county judge so disqualified.
36th 3rd Called Session
HB 10 Caption: Relating to creating the Throckmorton Independent School District in Throckmorton County, Texas.
35th 4th Called Session
HB 16 Caption: Relating to providing that the commissioners court of each county may grant aid and assistance to persons engaged in the farming and live stock business.