The Laws of Texas, 1921 [Volume 21] Page: 16 of 1,670
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8 GENERAL LAWS.
of said court in each of said counties, comprising said judicial district,
and all processes heretofore returnable, as well as all bonds
and recognizances heretofore entered into, in any of said counties,
shall be as valid and binding as if no change had been made by this
Act in the times of holding said terms of court.
SEC. 3. All process issued or served before this Act goes into
effect, including recognizances and bonds, returnable to the District
Court of any of said counties, shall be considered as returnable to
said courts, in accordance with the terms as prescribed by this Act,
and all such process is hereby legalized and all grand and petit
juries drawn and selected under existing laws in any of the counties
in said judicial district shall be considered lawfully drawn and
selected for the next term of the District Court for their respective
counties held in accordance with this Act; provided, that if any
court in any county of said judicial district shall be in session at
the time this Act takes effect, said court shall continue in session
until the term thereof shall expire under the provisions of the existing
laws. Thereafter the courts of said counties shall conform to
the requirements of this Act.
SEC. 4. Section 2 of Chapter 48 of the Laws of the Thirty-fourth
Legislature passed and approved March 12, 1915, and Chapter 8 of
the Laws Thirty-seventh Legislature passed and approved February 2,
1921, both acts relating to the times of holding district courts in said
district, are hereby repealed and all laws and parts of laws in conflict
herewith are also hereby repealed.
SEC. 5. The rapid settlement of the county of Hidalgo mentioned
in this Act and the crowded condition of the docket of the District
Court of said Hidalgo County, and the great number of cases filed in
said court and a want of time for disposing of the business now
on the docket of the District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas, creates
an emergency and imperative public necessity requiring the suspension
of the constitutional rule which provides that bills be read
on three several days in each house and said rule is now hereby
suspended and this Act shall take effect and be in force from and
after its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NoTE.-The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing Act passed the
Senate, yeas 29, nays 0; and passed the House, yeas 120, nays 0.]
Approved August 14, 1921.
Effective August 14, 1921.
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