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Legislation authored by Albert Green Walker

Includes legislation with Albert Green Walker as the primary author for the 42nd through 45th 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.

45th Regular Session
HB 91 Caption: Relating to exempting Brooks, Carson, Culberson, Dallas, Deaf Smith, Dimmit, Grimes, Hansford, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Hutchinson, Kenedy, Kleberg, Montgomery, Moore, Randall, Wilbarger, Willacy, and Zapata Counties from all laws regulating inspection of hides and animals.
HB 444 Caption: Relating to providing that any District Judge drawing a jury may in his discretion direct the Sheriff to serve said jurors by sending each such juror a registered letter notifying him of his jury service.
HB 623 Caption: Relating to repealing certain tax on notes and obligations.
HB 1055 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to State control of banking institutions, providing that corporations organized under such statute are declared to be governmental instrumentalities of the State.
HB 1068 Caption: Relating to the terms of selling bonds in certain independent school districts.
44th Regular Session
HB 159 Caption: Relating to exempting County Librarians from examination after employment in any county library.
HB 250 Caption: Relating to entitling all incorporated municipalities in Texas to a refund of motor fuel taxes paid on motor fuel used in the operation of motor vehicles owned and operated for public purposes only by said incorporated municipalities.
HB 366 Caption: Relating to intoxicating liquors, providing for the control and regulation thereof, creating State offices, defining crimes and providing penalties therefor.
HB 725 Caption: Relating to repealing certain statute relating to oil and gas conservation.
44th 2nd Called Session
HB 74 Caption: Relating to providing for licensing of operators and chauffeurs; defining certain terms; providing for certain exceptions; prohibiting issuance of licenses to certain persons; making it unlawful to commit certain acts with reference to securing and/or using licenses or to violate certain provisions; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
43rd Regular Session
HB 189 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 relating to special pleas in criminal trials; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 190 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 relating to instructions from counsel on both sides to the jury; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 192 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 relating to new trials in instances where the original verdict was vacated; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 193 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 providing that a jury, after having retired, may ask for further instructions of the judge or for explanations of those already given; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 194 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 relating to requirements for reversal of judgments in criminal appeals; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 195 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 providing that neither husband nor wife shall be forced in any case to testify as to any communication made by one to the other while married; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 196 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 relating to judges delivering written charges to juries in felony cases; repealing all laws in conflict therewith.
HB 197 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 relating to requirements for cases to be reversed for error in the Court of Criminal Appeals; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 198 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 relating to the selection of juries; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict therewith.
HB 199 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 relating to permitting defendants to testify on their own behalf, or for or against each other when tried jointly.
HB 200 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1925 relating to changes a judge may make to the main charge after receiving objections from the defendant or defendant's counsel.
HB 766 Caption: Relating to making it a penal offense for any person, agent, or employee of any person, firm, or corporation to break, remove, or destroy any metal seal, or any other seal, regardless of its kind or character, which has been placed upon any part of any oil and/or gas well, pipeline, loading rack, storage tank, refinery, or any connections thereto, by the Railroad Commission of Texas, through its duly authorized agents and employees, shall be guilty of a criminal offense, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined in the sum of not less than twenty-five dollars ($25), nor more than one hundred dollars ($100), or by confinement in the county jail of not less than thirty days, nor more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
HB 767 Caption: Relating to providing that any person, or any agent, employee, or representative of any person, firm, or corporation operating any oil well, or wells, in any oil field, or pool, in the State of Texas, where the production of oil from the same is prorated or apportioned among the producing wells therein, or is adjusted to prevent waste in accordance with any rule, regulation or order of the Railroad Commission of Texas, entered pursuant to the provisions of Title 102, or any law of Texas, who shall knowingly permit any well, or wells, to produce more oil than is authorized by such rule, regulation, or order by said Commission, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by confinement in the State penitentiary for not less than one year nor more than five years.
HB 768 Caption: Relating to making it a penal offense for any person, agent, or employee of any firm or corporation to permit natural gas produced from any oil well to escape into the air, where there is a sufficient quantity ot such gas so escaping to be burned, without burning the same, or property taking care of it so as to prevent its escape into the air, shall be guilty of a criminal offense, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not less than twenty-five dollars ($25) mor more than one one hundred dollars ($100), or by confinement in the county jail for not less than thirty days nor more than six months.
HB 769 Caption: Relating to providing that any person, or any agent, employee, or representative of any firm, corporation, or joint stock association, that is required by the laws of the State of Texas, or under the rules and regulations of the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas, made in pursuance of the laws of said State, to keep records and make reports under such laws, or rules and regulations passed by the Railroad Commission in pursuance thereof, who shall fail and refuse to keep such record and make such reports as required, or who shall make and deliver to the Railroad Commission of Texas, or to its properly constituted authorities, a false report as to matters which said report for which said report is given and required, shall be deemed guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by confinement in the State Penitentiary for not less than one year nor more than five years.
HB 770 Caption: Relating to further prescribing the powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas in respect to conservation of oil and gas, and the regulation of production, storage, transportation, and refining thereof; providing that in addition to any penalty that may be imposed by the Commission for contempt for the violation of its rules, any person, firm, corporation, joint stock association, or any officer, agent, or employee thereof, violation any provision of this Act, or or any of the rules, regulations, or orders of said Commission made in pursuance thereof, shall be subject to a penalty of not more than twenty-five hundred dollars ($2,500) for each and every day of such violation, and in lieu thereof, in case of violation of any proration order, a penalty not less than the value of the oil produced in excess of the Commission's order, or more than twice the value thereof.
HB 844 Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain practices in the production of oil and gas within this State; defining the terms "person," "Government Agent," "Governmental Agency" and "oil property"; providing for the accurate measurement and accurate recording daily by all producers of oil and gas of the amount of daily production before relinquishing possession or control thereof by the producer; defining "offenses" under this Act and providing penalties.
HB 878 Caption: Relating to redefining Marginal Wells.
HJR 45 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, by amending Article XVII, Section 1, so as to provide that the Legislature, by a two-thirds vote of all the Members elected to each House, may submit amendments to the Constitution to be voted upon by the qualified voters, Members of the Legislature.
43rd 1st Called Session
HB 89 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to raising the assessment of any person's property, so that the county board of equalization shall also require that the amount to which said person's property is raised for taxation purposes shall also be stated in the notice now required to be given to such person who rendered said property, and requiring that such notice be given at least ten days in advance of the meeting of said board.
HB 152 Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax upon the selling and/or distribution within this State of malt extracts, derivatives, or combinations thereof; providing methods for its collection and enforcement and penalties for violation of this Act.
43rd 2nd Called Session
HB 58 Caption: Relating to authorizing independent school districts to build or purchase buildings and grounds for the purpose of constructing gymnasia, stadia, or other recreational facilities, and to encumber the same and the income thereof to secure the payment of the purchase price to evidence the indebtedness created thereby by the issuance of bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness.
HB 120 Caption: Relating to entitling all incorporated municipalities in Texas to a refund of motor fuel taxes paid on motor fuel used in the operation of motor vehicles owned and operated for public purposes only by said incorporated municipalities.
43rd 4th Called Session
HB 10 Caption: Relating to releasing the interest and penalties on all State, county, special school district, road district, levee improvement district, and irrigation district, ad valorem taxes and taxes of other subdivisions of the State, other than incorporated cities and towns, delinquent up to and including October 1, 1934.
42nd Regular Session
HB 23 Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by changing the time and terms of holding the terms of District Court in Wilbarger, Hardeman and Foard Counties, constituting the 46th Judicial District of Texas.
HB 41 Caption: Relating to making it an offense for a person to cohabit with a husband or wife which he has married without the State when such person has living at such time another husband or wife; providing for a penalty and things incidental thereto.