The Laws of Texas, 1921 [Volume 21] Page: 24 of 1,670
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16 GENERAL LAWS.
eighth Judicial District Court, and all process and writs in criminal
cases pending in said courts heretofore issued or served, returnable
to said Twenty-eighth Judicial District Court, shall be considered
returnable to the Criminal District Court herein created, at the time as
hereinafter prescribed, and all such process and writs are hereby legalized
and validated as if the same had been made returnable to said
Criminal District Court of Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy, Willacy and
Cameron counties, hereby created, and at the time herein prescribed,
and all bail bonds, bonds and recognizances in criminal cases pending
in said Twenty-eighth Judicial District Courts, when this Act
takes effect, binding any person or persons to appear in said court
in either of the counties named in this Act, shall have the effect to
require such person or persons to appear at the first term of said
Criminal District Court held respectively in Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy,
Willacy and Cameron counties, where said bail bond, bond or recognizances
have been given and taken in the Twenty-eighth Judicial
District Court, after the taking effect of the Act, and there to remain
in said court in said respective county from day to day and
from term to term until fully discharged, under the same penalties
as provided by law in such cases, and to the same effect as if the
case or matter was still pending in the District Court in which
said bail bond, bond or recognizance was originally given and taken,
and all said bail bonds, bonds and recognizances shall have the
same validity and be as valid and binding as if this Act had not
been passed, and at the first term of said Criminal District, Court
held in the counties where said bail bond, bond or recognizance has
been given and taken in the District Court of the Twenty-eighth
Judicial District in said counties, respectively.
SEC. 11. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions
of this Act are hereby repealed.
SEC. 12. 'The creation of the county of Kenedy, and the rearrangement
of the terms of court in the respective counties in the Twentyeighth
Judicial District made necessary thereby, and the fact that
the summer and fall terms of court are about to begin, creates an
imperative duty, necessity and emergency that requires that the constitutional
rule requiring bills to be read on three several days be
suspended, and the rule is hereby suspended, and that this bill be
placed upon its third reading and passage without being so read,
and that this Act take effect from and after its passage, and it is
[NOTE.-The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing Act passed the
House, yeas 95, nays 0; and passed the Senate, yeas 21, nays 1.]
Approved August 17, 1921.
Effective August 17, 1921.
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