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Legislation authored by Richard Lee Morgan

Includes legislation with Richard Lee Morgan as the primary author for the 58th through 58th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

58th Regular Session
HB 3 Caption: Relating to apportioning the State of Texas into Congressional Districts.
HB 570 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to eliminate provisions for placing party columns on ballots and for voting straight tickets, and so as to provide for the listing of party nominees under the title of the office, arranged in the order determined by a drawing for position.
HB 571 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to eliminate the provisions for scratch or negative methods of marking ballots and to provide that the "X" method shall be the method for marking ballots.
HB 676 Caption: Relating to providing that before the constitutional oath of office may be administered, each member of the Legislature at the beginning of each regular session and each state-wide elected official, except members of the United States Congress shall file with the Secretary of State a sworn statement of his net worth at the time he files such statement, listing assets and liabilities; providing that each included official shall file with the Secretary of State a similar sworn statement not less than thirty (30) days before the expiration of his term of office; and providing that any person who knowingly places false information in any such sworn statement shall be punished as for perjury.
HB 956 Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of county school superintendent in all counties of this state having no common school districts within their boundaries.
HB 957 Caption: Relating to providing for the deposit in the General Revenue Fund of all the proceeds from the sale of sand, gravel, shell, marl and mud shell by the Game and Fish Commission; providing an effective date.
HB 958 Caption: Relating to revising the provisions of the inheritance tax and the additional inheritance tax; providing an effective date.
HB 959 Caption: Relating to providing for the orderly planning, construction and inspection of buildings constructed by the state and for maintenance of state buildings; authorizing the Board of Control to recommend condemnation of any state building, structure or equipment which it finds unsafe or hazardous; providing an effective date.
HB 960 Caption: Relating to services and responsibilities for locating deserting parents and other persons liable for support of dependents.
HB 961 Caption: Relating to providing approval by the Governor, the Secretary of State, and the Comptroller of certain purchase contracts made under the provisions of the State Purchasing Act of 1957.
HB 962 Caption: Relating to creating a Central Licensing and Examination Department.
HB 963 Caption: Relating to increasing tuition fees at state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 964 Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Department of Corrections to manufacture or produce articles, materials and supplies for state departments, boards, commissions and institutions and to render services to those agencies; providing that state departments, boards, commissions and institutions shall purchase such articles, materials, supplies and services as needed; creating a Correctional Industries Revolving Fund; providing an effective date.
HB 965 Caption: Relating to establishing the obligations of fathers for children born out of wedlock; providing for actions for the determination of paternity; providing an effective date.
HB 966 Caption: Relating to eligibility for Old Age Assistance based upon income and resources of applicant and contributions of responsible relatives.
HCR 43 Caption: Commending the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools.
HJR 59 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that when any county has more than sufficient population to be entitled to more than one representative, such representatives shall be apportioned to such county and the Legislature shall have authority to subdivide the county into subordinate legislative districts.
HJR 65 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment reserving to the people, under prescribed initiative and referendum procedures, the power to propose laws and amendments to the Constitution, and to adopt or reject the same, at the polls independent of the Legislature, and also the power, at their own option, to so adopt or reject any Act, or section or part of any Act, passed by the Legislature.
HJR 78 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment so as to not require approval by the Governor, Secretary of State and the Comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.