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Legislation authored by Robert Lee Cable

Includes legislation with Robert Lee Cable as the primary author for the 30th through 38th 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.

38th Regular Session
HB 8 Caption: Relating to amending legislation relating to prorating the appropriation for Confederate pensions among the pensioners; to provide that women who were wives of Confederate soldiers or sailors and who after the death of such soldiers or sailors have remarried, but who have been separated from or abandoned by their husbands and living apart from them for a period of three years next prior to her application for a pension, and who are in indigent circumstances, may be eligible to the grant of a pension.
HB 126 Caption: Relating to allowing Commissioners' Courts of the several counties of this state to appropriate county funds for farm demonstration work and girls' canning club work, when such appropriations have been authorized by a majority vote of the qualified tax-paying electors of such counties.
HB 347 Caption: Relating to amending statute relating to primary elections; prescribing the form of the ballot to be used at such elections, the manner of counting the votes and declaring the result of such election.
HB 491 Caption: Relating to creating and establishing the Spanish Fort Independent School District in Montague County, Texas; defining its boundaries.
HB 533 Caption: Relating to prescribing the method of the county tax collector making remittances to the State Treasurer or any other state officer, board, commission or employee of the State, and inhibiting the payment of exchange on any such remittances; providing that liability shall not cease until actual receipt of money.
HB 649 Caption: Relating to providing for that portion of the land hereby segregated from the Bowie Independent School District to bear its proportionate part of any bonded indebtedness now chargeable against that portion of the district hereby segregated.
38th 2nd Called Session
HB 78 Caption: Relating to creating the Ringgold Independent School District in Montague County, Texas out of the territory known as Ringgold Independent School District in Montague County, Texas for free school purposes only.
HB 79 Caption: Relating to creating the Montague Independent School District in Montague County, Texas; defining its boundaries.
HB 84 Caption: Relating to prescribing the form of the ballot to be used at primary elections, the manner of counting the votes and declaring the result of such elections.
38th 3rd Called Session
HB 41 Caption: Relating to prescribing the method of the county tax collector making remittances to the State Treasurer or any other State officer, board, commission or employee of the State, and prohibiting the payment of exchange on any such remittances; providing that liability shall not cease until actual receipt of money.
32nd Regular Session
HB 8 Caption: Relating to the issuance of a marriage license, providing that in case of a female under eighteen years of age and a male under twenty-one years of age, the consent of the parent or guardian shall be given in person or in writing.
HB 12 Caption: Relating to costs paid by the State to officers in felony cases afterwards reduced to misdemeanors; defining the duties of district clerks and of the state Comptroller; providing penalties.
HB 238 Caption: Relating to prescribing how and by whom tickets and mileage on railroads, steamboats or transportation companies of any kind engaged in the carrying and transportation of passengers shall be sold; prescribing penalties.
HB 285 Caption: Relating to fixing the venue of suits and to provide in what counties suits may and may not be brought in this State.
HB 312 Caption: Relating to amending an Act so as to provide a method whereby each voter voting in general primaries may express a preferential choice for each candidate for any office.
HJR 1 Caption: Relating to proposing an amendment to Section 1, Art 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, relating to the Legislative power.
32nd 1st Called Session
HB 91 Caption: Relating to authorizing and empowering Montague County or any political subdivision of said County to issue bonds, and to levy and collect taxes for the purpose of construction and operating roads.
31st Regular Session
HB 68 Caption: Relating to levying an occupation tax on all dealers in non-intoxicating malt liquors, and providing for the issuance of licenses and fixing penalties for the violation of this Act and providing for injunction to prevent its violation.
HB 69 Caption: Relating to levying an annual occupation tax on the business of selling, or offering for sale any intoxicating liquors by soliciting or taking orders therefor in any quantities whatever in any county, justice precinct, town, city or other subdivision of a county where the qualified voters thereof have by a majority vote determined that the sale of intoxicating liquors shall be prohibited therein; providing for the issuance of licenses and fixing penalties for the violation of this Act, and providing for injunction to prevent its violation.
HB 86 Caption: Relating to amending Article 2957, Chapter 1, Title (55) fifty-five, of the Revised Statutes, relating to the issuance of a marriage license, the amendment providing that in case of a female under 18 years and a male under 21 age, the consent of parent or guardian shall be given.
HB 585 Caption: Relating to creating the Sunset Independent School District in Montague county, Texas, defining its boundaries, providing for the election of a board of trustees to manage and control the public free schools within said district, investing said district with the rights, powers, privileges, and duties of a town or village incorporated for free school purposes only under the general laws.
HB 587 Caption: Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Montague county, in the State of Texas, and making county commissioners of said county ex-officio road commissioners, and prescribing their duties as such, and providing for their compensation as road commissioners, and defining the powers and duties of the commissioners courts of said county and fixing a penalty for the violation of this act.
HJR 9 Caption: Relating to amending Section 1, Article 3 of the Constitution, relating to the Legislative power.
30th Regular Session
HB 19 Caption: Relating to amending certain statute relating to bona fide claims against railroad corporations, other corporations or individuals so as to make it apply to stock killed or injured by the machinery of any corporation, firm, person or persons.
HB 218 Caption: Relating to creating a commission composed of the Governor, Secretary of State and the Chairman of the Railroad Commission, to make a thorough and complete investigation and audit by an expert public accountant or firm of such accountants, of the books, papers, accounts and methods of accounting, bookkeeping, and transacting business prevailing in the Departments of the State Treasurer, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Commissioner of the General Land Office, and such other departments as the said board shall deem advisable.
HB 362 Caption: Relating to incorporating the Bowie Independent School District, in Montague County, Texas, for free school purposes only; defining its boundaries and providing for a board of trustees.
HB 641 Caption: Relating to creating the Sunset Independent School District in Montague County, Texas, and defining its boundaries.
HB 696 Caption: Relating to incorporating the Bowie Independent School District in Montague County, Texas, for free school purposes only, defining its boundaries, and providing for a board of trustees.
HJR 5 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 5, of Article 11, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, to authorize certain cities to exempt certain property from taxation and to adopt by direct vote their own charters.
HJR 26 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 1, Article 3, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, relating to Initiative and Referendum.
30th 1st Called Session
HB 41 Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Court of Civil Appeals.
29th Regular Session
HB 310 Caption: Relating to preventing trustees of public free schools in the state of Texas from employing teachers who fail to carry out contracts to teach without release from such contracts.