The Laws of Texas, 1921 [Volume 21] Page: 48 of 1,670
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40 GENERAL LAWS.
MAKING THE LIBRARIAN OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY
CUSTODIAN OF CERTAIN COURT REPORTS; AND
AUTHORIZING THEIR TRANSFER.
H. B. No. 120.] CHAPTER 26.
An Act making the Librarian of the Library of the University of Texas the
custodian of the printed reports of the decisions of the Courts of Civil
Appeals, the Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Supreme Court of this
State and authorizing a transfer of those now on hand in the office of the
Secretary of State to the University Library; also authorizing the Secretary
of State to turn over to the University Librarian twenty-five volumes
each of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1911 and the Revised Criminal Statutes
of 1911, and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. Twenty-five sets each of the printed reports of the decisions
of the Courts of Civil Appeals, the Court of Criminal Appeals
and the Supreme Court of this State now in the possession of the Secretary
of State shall be transferred to the Library of the University
of Texas and the Librarian of said Library shall hereafter be the
custodian of said printed reports.
SEC. 2. Said reports while in the possession of the University Librarian
shall be accessible to those using the University Library to
the same extent that other books in such Library are so accessible to
SEC. 3. The Secretary of State is hereby authorized and directed
to turn over to the University Library twenty-five volumes each of the
Revised Civil Statutes of 1911 and the Revised Criminal Statutes of
1911 for the use of the University Library.
SEC. 4. The fact that the Secretary of State now has on hand
many volumes of the books mentioned in this Act and the fact that the
students of the University will have the opportunity of using these
books when placed in the University Library creates an emergency
and imperative necessity demanding the suspension of the constitutonal
rule requiring bills to be read on three several days in each
House and said rule is hereby suspended and that 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
House, no vote given; and passed the Senate with amendments, no
vote given. And that the House concurred in the Senate amendments.]
Became a law without the Governor's signature.
Effective November 15, 1921.
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