The Laws of Texas, 1915-1917 [Volume 17] Page: 900 of 1,413
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GENERAL LAWS. 39
APPROPRIATIONS FOR MAINTENANCE OF SUMMER TERMS
.IN STATE NORMAL SCHOOLS.
S. B. No. 47.] CHAPTER 24.
An Act making appropriations for the support and maintenance of the Sam
Houston Normal Institute, the North Texas State Normal, the Southwest
Texas State Normal School, and the West Texas Normal School, during
the summer term of 1917, and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That there be and is hereby appropriated for the sup.
port and maintenance of the normal schools of Texas during the
summer term of 1917, the following sums, to-wit:
For the Sam Houston Normal Institute................$ 15,000.00
For the North Texas State Normal .................... 20,000.00
For the Southwest Texas State Normal School ........... 15,000.00
For the West Texas Normal School .................... 15,000.00
Provided that no charge for tuition be charged to students.
The Legislature now being in session, and there being no funds
available for the support and maintenance of said school during the
summer term of 1917, and the fact that such appropriations have not
been made and that the summer terms of said schools for the current
year of 1917 must be arranged before the regular appropriation bills
to be enacted by the Thirty-fifth Legislature can be prepared and
passed, creates an emergency and an imperative public necessity requiring
that the constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three
several days be suspended and that this Act take effect from and after
its passage, and it is so enacted.
Approved February 14, 1917.
Takes effect 90 days after adjournment.
CREATING HUDSPETH COUNTY.
S. B. No. 299.] CHAPTER 25.
An Act to create and establish the County of Hudspeth out of a part of
El Paso County; prescribing its area and boundaries; appointing commissioners
to organize said county and prescribing their duties; providing
for a division of said county into commissioners and justices
precincts; providing for holding county and precinct elections, for the
election of county and precinct officers, and for holding an election for
the purpose of locating the county seat of said county; providing for
the attachment of said county to judicial, representative, senatorial,
congressional and supreme judicial districts; and fixing the terms for
holding district court in said county; providing for the assessment and
collection of taxes, and for defraying the expenses of organizing said
county and surveying and fixing the boundaries, and providing for the
payment of the pro rata share of the debt of El Paso County, from which
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