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Legislation authored by Norman Goree Kittrell, Sr.

Includes legislation with Norman Goree Kittrell, Sr. as the primary author for the 30th through 40th 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.

40th Regular Session
HB 27 Caption: Relating to amending certain articles of the revised civil statutes relating to proof of posting.
HB 28 Caption: Relating to amending an act relating the writ of certiorari issued by order of the county court or the judge thereof.
HB 29 Caption: Relating to amending Article 1903, of Chapter 2, Title 40, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to the election of District Clerks.
HB 30 Caption: Relating to amending Article 2162 of Chapter 8, Title 42, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925 so as to provide that every suit shall be tried when it is called unless it be continued or postponed to a future day of the term.
HB 31 Caption: Relating to amending an Article 2249 of Chapter 12, Title 42 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925 so as to provide that an appeal or writ of error may be taken to the Court of Civil Appeals from every final judgment of the county court.
HB 32 Caption: Relating to amending Article 2253, of Chapter 12, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to the perfection of appeals in civil cases.
HB 33 Caption: Relating to amending Article 2274 of Chapter 12, Title 42, of the revised Civil Statutes of 1925 so as to provide for cases in which a bond is insufficient as a cost bond.
HB 34 Caption: Relating to amending Article 2312, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to corporations and venue for appointment of receiver.
HB 35 Caption: Relating to amending Article 2494, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to bonds of agricultural and livestock pools.
HB 36 Caption: Relating to amending an Article 2496 of Title 46 of the revised statutes of 1925 regarding pools filed with the Commissioner of Agriculture.
HB 37 Caption: Relating to amending Article 3351 of Chapter 5, Title 54 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to the hearing of an application for the probate of a will.
HB 38 Caption: Relating to amending Article 3654 of Chapter 26, Title 54 of the Revised Civil Statutes; relating to unclaimed proceeds of estate of decedents.
HB 39 Caption: Relating to amend Article 3726 of Title 55 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925 on recorded instruments.
HB 40 Caption: Relating to amending Article 3872, Title 60 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to feeding stuffs and the tags used in sale of.
HB 41 Caption: Relating to amending Article 3990, of Title 64 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to forcible entry and detainer; relating to damages.
HB 42 Caption: Relating to amending an Article 3996 of Title 65 of Revised Civil Statutes of 1925, relating to conveyance to defraud.
HB 43 Caption: Relating to amending Article 4231, of Chapter 10, Title 69, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to posting notice of resignation for guardians.
HB 44 Caption: Relating to amending Article 4676 of Title 77 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925 regarding the death of a party.
HB 45 Caption: Relating to an Act to amend Article 4930 of Chapter 11, Title 78, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925 regarding breach by the insured.
HB 46 Caption: Relating to amending Article 6384 of Chapter 8, Title 112 of the Revised Civil Statutes regarding drawbar of railroad cars.
HB 47 Caption: Relating to amending Article 6424 of Chapter 9, Title 112, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to railroads and sale under deed of trust.
HB 48 Caption: Relating to amending Article 8306, Part 1, Title 130 of the revised Civil Statutes of 1925; defining total and permanent injuries.
HB 99 Caption: Relating to the nomination of officers.
HB 121 Caption: Relating to making valid certain written provisions.
HB 130 Caption: Relating to providing for the erection, establishment and control of mausoleums within incorporated towns or cities.
HB 132 Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of corporations to maintain a public or private cemetery, mausoleum, or crematory.
HB 133 Caption: Relating to granting defendants jointly indicted the right to apply for severance and ask for a separate trial.
HB 170 Caption: Relating to the separation of trial of people jointly indicted.
HB 191 Caption: Relating to appropriating from the State Treasury a sufficient sum of money not otherwise appropriated to pay debts incurred by the Prison Commission.
HB 192 Caption: Relating to making it within the discretion of the court whether to appoint an attorney or guardian ad litem to certain individuals.
HB 193 Caption: Relating to providing that the statement of facts concerning any family history and showing who were the legal heirs of any deceased person shall be received in any suit as prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated.
HB 204 Caption: Relating to providing that when an estate of a minor consists in part of real estate and any part or parcel of such real estate produces no real estate, the guardian of said estate may make a written application asking for an order to sell such part or parcel.
HJR 11 Caption: Proposing an amendment for the improvement of the Judicial System of the State.
39th Regular Session
HB 20 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide for appeals and writs of error from orders granting motions for new trials.
HB 134 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Control, or its successors, to contract for the printing and binding of the decisions of the Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas and stipulating the price thereof.
HB 135 Caption: Relating to authorizing commissioners courts to make appropriations from the general fund of the county whenever the citizens of any community or county shall raise a fund from and out of which to pay prizes for the best crops.
HB 142 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to agricultural credit corporations; regulating the rate of interest to be charged by corporations organized under the provisions of said statute.
HB 219 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute providing for the compensation of district attorneys in certain counties.
HB 226 Caption: Relating to regulating the plotting and subdivision of land and the sale of small lots of land in cities and towns and within three miles thereof; requiring the approval of plats by the city or town; providing penalty for the sale of land without such approval; prohibiting the recording by the county clerk of deed and plats without the approval by the city or town, and prescribing penalties therefor; providing that all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
HB 227 Caption: Relating to the authority of legislative bodies of incorporated cities and towns for the promotion of health, safety, moral and general welfare; prescribing the remedy to be pursued in case of violation of this act or any ordinance or regulation made under authority conferred thereby; describing the manner of construing this act with relation to other laws, ordinances and regulations; providing for the repeal of laws or parts of laws in conflict therewith.
HB 232 Caption: Relating to repealing the Primary Election Law.
HB 244 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute of the Penal Code of the State of Texas by adding a new section limiting and impairing the right of self defense.
HB 264 Caption: Relating to providing that at the trial of any civil suit for libel the defendant may prove for the consideration of the jury and in the mitigation of damage, if any, that the plaintiff has already recovered damages or has received or agreed to receive compensation and the amount thereof.
HB 266 Caption: Relating to granting the Supreme Court of Texas the power to make and establish all rules of civil procedure for the government of all courts in the state.
HB 269 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to the nomination of candidates through a primary election so as to provide that where no candidate for any State or district office in the first primary receives a majority of all the votes cat at such primary for such office, that then a sufficient number of the leading candidates so participating in said first primary, as in the aggregate have polled a majority of al vote cast at the first primary for any such office, shall have their name printed on the ballot in the second primary as candidates for such office.
HB 295 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes prescribing the qualifications, powers and duties of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Optometry so as to provide for applications for licenses, prescribing qualifications of applicants for licenses, registration and examination of applicants, issuance, recording and registration of license and certificate, and fees therefor; providing for an annual renewal fee and the price charged therefor and declaring a license void for non-payment thereof.
HB 344 Caption: Relating to the nomination of candidates by political parties in the State; defining the jurisdiction of courts in contests for nominations and repealing all laws heretofore enacted in reference to nominations by primary election or party conventions.
HB 345 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Library and Historical Commission to place certain historical relics in the custody of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Texas Division.
HB 358 Caption: Relating repealing certain statute relating to the subdivisions of the 11th, 55th, 61st and 80th Judicial Districts of Texas.
HB 426 Caption: Relating to abrogating "The Rule in Shelley's Case," in Texas, as relates to instruments taking effect after December 31, 1925.
HB 482 Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to purchase spirits or any kind of intoxicating beverage to any male person under the age of twenty-one years, or to any female person under the age of twenty-five years; providing a penalty therefor.
HB 483 Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to give or deliver any intoxicating beverage to men under age of 21 years or women under the age of 25 years.
HB 524 Caption: Relating to providing for parole of prisoners now confined in the penitentiary and declaring how any prisoner who has been an inmate of the penitentiary and has been paroled under provisions of this act shall be punished if convicted of another felony, and how he shall be punished for the second felony.
HB 548 Caption: Relating to an appropriation of One hundred thousand dollars (100,000.00) to pay in full Mrs. Kate Chambers Sturgis and Mrs. Stella J. MacGregor, the only surviving heirs at law of General T.J. Chambers, for 5,004 acres of land owned by General T.J. Chambers which land was condemned by the Republic of Texas for the purpose of establishing a seat of government and upon which the city of Austin now stands and upon a part of which the State Capitol is built.
HB 555 Caption: Relating to increasing and fixing the salary of the superintendent of public instruction of Harris county, Texas.
HB 581 Caption: Relating to conferring upon counties the right of eminent domain where land, right of way or easements are necessary to be secured for the construction of jai, court houses, hospitals, delinquent houses, hospitals, delinquent and dependent schools, poor farms, libraries, or for other public purposes, and providing for the institution of such proceedings in the name of the county.
HB 599 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute so as to make proper disposition of intoxicating liquor seized and authorized to be destroyed by court order.