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Legislation authored by Louis J. Wortham

Includes legislation with Louis J. Wortham as the primary author for the 31st through 34th 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.

34th Regular Session
HB 142 Caption: Relating to amending certain laws providing for an Inspector of Masonry, Public Building and works.
33rd Regular Session
HB 26 Caption: Relating to prescribing additional duties for the State Inspector of Masonry, Public Buildings and Works, and providing for the appointments of assistants by him, defining their duties and fixing their compensation.
HB 195 Caption: Relating to appropriating money to erect new buildings at the State Insane Asylum, located at Austin, the Southwestern Insane Asylum, located at San Antonio, and the Epileptic Colony, located at Abilene; and for the creation of buildings for the care and accommodation of feeble-minded children.
HB 298 Caption: Relating to making appropriations for the support of the state government for two years, beginning September 1, 1913.
HB 302 Caption: Relating to the Livestock Sanitary Commission and providing for the protection of domestic animals from all contagious diseases, providing penalties.
HB 318 Caption: Relating to making an appropriations to pay salaries of judges, and for the support of the judicial department.
HB 383 Caption: Relating to making appropriations for deficiencies and emergency deficiencies.
HB 453 Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay the salaries of officers and employees, and other expenses of maintaining and conducting certain eleemosynary institutions of the State.
HB 508 Caption: Relating to permitting the formation, and incorporation of Mutual Fire, Lightning, Hail and Storm Insurance Companies, for either of all of such purposes, and providing for their regulation, government and control, and permitting the admission of such companies, created under the laws of other states, or foreign governments, to do business in this state, prescribing penalties.
HB 583 Caption: Relating to making appropriations for deficiencies in appropriations heretofore made for the support of the State government for the fiscal years ending August 31, 1910, August 31, 1911, August 31, 1912, and August 31, 1913, being for claims registered in the office of the Comptroller in accordance with law and for outstanding claims not registered and to make additional emergency appropriations for the support of the State government for the years ending August 31, 1912 and August 31, 1913.
HB 614 Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay the salaries of officers and employees of certain educational institutions and other expenses of maintaining and conducting them, as follows, to-wit: University of Texas, Agricultural and Mechanical College, Prairie View Normal, College of Industrial Arts for Women, Sam Houston Normal Institute, North Texas State Normal, Southwest Texas Normal School, and West Texas Normal School.
HB 615 Caption: Relating to making appropriations for the support of the State Government for two years, beginning September 1, 1913, and ending August 31, 1916, and for other purposes, and prescribing certain regulations and restrictions in respect thereto.
HB 616 Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, with the approval of the Governor, to sell and convey certain tracts or parcels of land belonging to the State and situated in the city of Austin, exempting from sale that tract of land know as the Temporary Capitol Grounds.
HB 647 Caption: Relating to establishing a separate system of public roads and bridges for Tarrant County, Texas.
HB 683 Caption: Relating to prescribing and fixing the number of hours that shall constitute a legal day's work on all work being performed by or on behalf of the State of Texas, or by or on behalf of any county, municipality of other legal or political subdivision of said State; prescribing penalties for its violation.
33rd 1st Called Session
HB 1 Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay salaries of judges, and for the support of the Judicial Department of the State Government, for two years, beginning September 1, 1913, and ending August 31, 1915.
HB 2 Caption: Relating to making appropriations for the support of the State Government for two years, beginning September 1, 1913, and ending August 31, 1915, and for other purposes, and prescribing certain regulations and restrictions in respect thereto; to make additional appropriations for the support of the State Government for the year ending August 31, 1913, and to pay various miscellaneous claims against the State.
HB 6 Caption: Providing for the retirement of $500,000 in bonds issued by the state of Texas.
HB 14 Caption: Relating to making appropriations for the salaries of officers and employees of certain educational institutions and other expenses of maintaining and conducting them.
HB 24 Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay the salaries of officers and employes of certain eleemosynary institutions of the State, and other expenses of maintaining and conducting them.
HB 29 Caption: Relating to making appropriations to pay various miscellaneous claims against the State, authorizing the payment of said miscellaneous items on the taking effect of this Act, making appropriations for deficiencies incurred in the support of the State Government for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1913, and for the purpose of meeting emergencies occurring during the fiscal year ending August 31, 1913.
HB 39 Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of any imitation, label, trade-mark, design, device, imprint, or form of the flag of the State of Texas for advertising or commercial purposes, and prohibiting the offering or exposing for sale any article or commodity bearing such imitation, design, imprint or form of the flag of the State of Texas, fixing a penalty for violation thereof, fixing date when this bill shall go into effect.
33rd 3rd Called Session
HB 2 Caption: Relating to making appropriation to pay the per diem of members, officers and employee of the Third Called Session of the Thirty-third Legislature of the State of Texas, convened September 23rd, 1914, by proclamation of the Governor.
HB 3 Caption: Relating to making appropriation of the sum of twelve thousand dollars or so much thereof as may be necessary, to pay the contingent expenses of the Third Called Session of the Thirty-third Legislature of the State of Texas, convened September 23rd, 1914, by the proclamation of the Governor.
32nd Regular Session
HB 195 Caption: Relating to regulating the collection of fees for filing of papers of cases transferred from one court of Civil Appeals to another.
HB 196 Caption: Relating to defining the rights of married women with reference to investments made in a mercantile business and volunteer loans or advancements made to the husband during coveture from their separate estate; declaring such fund when so invested, loaned or advance community estate as to creditors.
HB 234 Caption: Relating to creating the office of State Inspector of Masonry.
HB 246 Caption: Relating to providing for the location, establishment and maintenance of four ten-house colones for the treatment of persons suffering from tuberculosis, and to provide for the care and treatment of indigent consumptives.
32nd 1st Called Session
HB 11 Caption: Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an annual ad valorem State school tax of seventeen cents on the one hundred dollars valuation for the year 1911 and for each year thereafter for the maintenance of the public free schools.
HB 12 Caption: Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an annual ad valorem State tax for the general revenue purposes of sixteen cents on the one hundred dollars valuation for the year 1911 and for each year thereafter.
HB 22 Caption: Relating to providing and directing the disposition of the proceeds of the sale of lands situated upon Mustang Island.
HB 64 Caption: Relating to further empowering the Live Stock Sanitary Commission to protect livestock against infectious and contagious diseases.
31st Regular Session
HB 264 Caption: Relating to creating the county court of Tarrant county at law, and to fix and prescribe its jurisdiction.
HB 268 Caption: Relating to granting of divorce; prescribing penalties.
HB 307 Caption: Relating to establishing the North Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, in the Seventy-eight Representative District.
HB 394 Caption: Relating to amending Section 5, Chapter CXXXI (131), Acts of the Thirtieth Legislature, entitled "An Act to amend Sections 1, 4, 5, 6 and 11 of Chapter 108, Acts of the Twenty-ninth Legislature, being An Act regulating the sale of concentrated commercial feeding stuffs, adding thereto Section 11a, empowering the director of the Experiment Station to adopt standards and definitions for concentrated feeding stuffs.
HB 420 Caption: Relating to prohibiting Bucket shops or Bucket shopping and to provide penalties.
HB 447 Caption: Relating to amending Chapter 121 of the Acts of the 29th Legislature, an act to prevent the keeping of certain fruit trees affected or infected with certain diseases or pests; providing penalties.
HB 465 Caption: Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an occupation tax upon companies, corporations and associations pursuing certain business in this state.
HB 576 Caption: Relating to incorporating the city of Fort Worth, Tarrant county, Texas, and defining its boundaries and to grant it a new special charter for its local government, to define its powers, and to prescribe its duties and liabilities, creating it an independent school district, and vesting the management and control of its schools in a board of school trustees.