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Legislation authored by Chester H. Terrell

Includes legislation with Chester H. Terrell as the primary author for the 31st through 33rd 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.

33rd Regular Session
HB 198 Caption: Relating to desertion or non-support of wife or children; stating the nature of evidence admissible; and providing punishment therefor.
33rd 3rd Called Session
HB 10 Caption: Relating to limiting the acreage of cotton to be produced within this State by the voluntary agreement of individuals, firms or corporations owning or leasing land.
32nd Regular Session
HB 78 Caption: Relating to the creation and government of corporations with banking and discounting privileges; providing penalties.
HB 110 Caption: Relating to providing for the joint investigation by the State of Texas, and the Government of the United States of the water resources of the State of Texas, their utilization for the purpose of irrigation.
HB 111 Caption: Relating to creating the "County Court of Bexar County for Civil Cases," to define the jurisdiction thereof, and to conform to such change the jurisdiction of the County Court of Bexar County, fixing the salary of the judge of the County Court of Bexar County for Civil Cases; providing for the appointment and election of the judges of said court hereby created.
HB 126 Caption: Relating to amending an Act and to provide that the twelfth day of October of each year shall be a State holiday, and shall be known as Columbus Day.
HB 166 Caption: Relating to amending an Act and prescribing conditions upon which the purchaser or purchasers, and associates, if any, of the property and franchises of a railroad company may become owners of its charter, or may organize a new corporation, and governing.
HB 205 Caption: Relating to providing for the location of an establishment and maintenance of a state Sanitarium for the treatment of persons suffering from tuberculosis and to provide for the care and treatment of indigent consumptives.
HB 465 Caption: Relating to authorizing and directing the governor of the State to convey to the Texas District of the German Evangelical Synod of North America about twelve acres of land in Bexar County certain uses.
32nd 1st Called Session
HB 25 Caption: Relating to prohibiting any corporation, foreman or other person having the supervision of any work being done by or for the state or any municipality from requiring any person to remain on duty more than eight hours in any consecutive twenty-four hours except in certain cases; providing a penalty.
31st Regular Session
HB 12 Caption: Relating to creating the County Court of Bexar County for Civil cases and defining its jurisdiction to conform to the jurisdiction of the Count Court of Bexar.
HB 134 Caption: Relating to amending Section 1 of an act entitled "An act to amend Article 2439, Chapter 1, Title XLV of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, relating to fees of office charged and collected by certain State officers as amended by Chapter 91 of the General Laws of the Regular Session of the Twenty-ninth Legislature of Texas, and adding thereto Article 2439a, prohibiting the approval or payment of any account or claim to any official who refuses or fails to take out his commission", relating to the fees charged foreign loan companies for permits to do business in Texas.
HB 138 Caption: Relating to the appointment by the commissioners court of a matron who shall have charge, under the direction of the sheriff, of all female prisoners in the county jail in counties having a city or cities therein, which city or cities contain a population aggregating 20,000 or more people.
HB 139 Caption: Relating to making it a criminal offense for any person to send to another person an anonymous letter or writing reflecting up on the integrity, chastity, virtue, good character or reputation of any person, or wherein the life of any such person is threatened, and prescribing a penalty.
HB 493 Caption: Relating to enlarging the Southwestern Insane Asylum, for the segregation of the consumptive insane.
HB 521 Caption: Relating to incorporating the San Antonio Independent School District, authorizing the election of trustees, which trustees shall be known as the San Antonio school board.