The Laws of Texas, 1921 [Volume 21] Page: 68 of 1,670
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60 GENERAL LAWS.
AMENDING ACT RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF WILD
GAME, BIRDS, ETC.
S. B. No. 13.] CHAPTER 31.
An Act amending Section 5 of an Act passed at the Regular Session of the
Thirty-sixth Legislature of the State of Texas, entitled, "An Act relating
to the protection of wild game, birds, etc., and requiring a license for the
purpose of hunting, being H. B. No. 457, Chapter 157, of the Regular
Session Laws, and to repeal all laws in conflict herewith, and declaring
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That Section 5 of an Act passed at the Regular Session
of the Thirty-sixth Legislature of the State of Texas entitled:
An Act relating to the protection of wild game, birds, etc., and requiring
a license for the purpose of hunting, being House Bill No.
457, Chapter 157, of said Regular Session Laws be amended so as to
read as follows:
Section 5. The open season for killing wild turkeys shall be during
the months of November and December provided that it shall be unlawful
for any person to kill wild turkey hen, or to kill more than
three wild turkey gobblers during any one year and any person
violating the provisions of this Section of the law shall on conviction
be fined not less than Ten ($10.00) Dollars and not more than One
Hundred ($100.00) Dollars and each wild turkey gobbler killed above
the prescribed number of three shall be a separate offense; and provided
further, that it shall be unlawful to kill any wild turkeys in
the counties of Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy, Kenedy, Starr, Brooks,
Jim Iogg and McMullen until November 1, 1926.
SEC. 2. The importance of this legislation and the fact that this is
a, Special Session of the Legislature at which time the calendar is in
a crowded condition, creates an emergency and an imperative public
necesity, which requiers that the ronstitutional rule providing
that bills shall be read on three several days in each house be suspended
and the same is hereby suspended, and this Act shall take effect
and be in force
from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NrE.---The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing Act passed the
Senate, yeas 27, nays 0; and passed the House with amendments, no
vote given; and that the Senate concurred in the House amendments,
no vote given.]
Became a law without the Governor's signature.
Effective November 15, 1921.
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