The Laws of Texas, 1921 [Volume 21] Page: 59 of 1,670
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GENERAL LAWS. 51
For the years ending
Aug. 31,1922 Aug. 31, 1923
For payment of transcript in cases
where the court is required to and
does appoint an attorney to represent
the defendant in a criminal action and
where the official reporter is required
to and does furnish the attorney for
said defendant, if convicted, with a
transcript of his notes as provided for
in Section 14, Chapter 119, Page 264
of the General Laws of the State of
Texas, passed by the Reoular Session
of the Thirty-second Leleislature .... 500.00 500.00
Pay cost and officers' fees in cases escheated
estates, including cases in
which such cost and fees have already
accrued and owing' by the State ...... 100.00 100.00
Total .........................$ 1,150,300.00 $ 1.150,300.00
Grand total entire Judiciary Bill ...$ 1,480,815.00 $ 1,472,970.00
Provided that the amounts herein appropriated for each item as
herein stated, and no more, shall be paid out of the General Revenue
for the Judiciary during the fiscal years beginning September 1,
1921, and ending August 31, 1923, and no surplus shall be diverted
from the one account to another account; provided further, that no
deficiency shall be created nor shall any warrants be issued, or other
obligations incurred, in excess of the amounts herein appropriated.
Provided that all accounts under this Section which require the
approval of any District Judge shall be examined by the Comptroller,
and, if correct, he shall issue his warrants therefor, but if he shall
find same incorrect, in whole or in part, he may cause an audit of
same to be made before warrant is issued.
Provided that the 'Governor, in case of an extraordinary emergeney
may authorize a deficiency for such purpose or purposes which
could not have been anticipated or provided for by the LeTislature.
All money appropriated by this Act shall remain in the State Treasury
and be paid only as it is expended, or as the necessity or emergency
may require. Nothing in this bill shall be held to repeal or impair
the authority conferred by Article 4342 Revised Civil Statutes
of 1911, providing for the creation of deficiencies, and authorizing
the Governor to act in case of emergency.
It shall be unlawful for the Comptroller of this State to draw any
warrant for the payment of any claim for money appropriated by this
Act, for services performed after this Act takes effect, to any person
employed under this Act, who may be related within the third degree
of consanguinity or affinity to the person empowered under this Act
to make appointments, in whole or in part, and any person violating
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1921 [Volume 21], book, 1921; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14933/m1/59/: accessed March 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .