The Laws of Texas, 1921 [Volume 21] Page: 75 of 1,670
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GENERAL LAWS. 67
season as defined by Section 11, Chapter 157, Acts Regular Session,
Thirty-sixth Legislature, for killing wild turkeys in the Counties
of Dimmit, Uvalde, Medina, Zavalla, Blanco, Llano, Kimble, Kerr,
Real, Mason, Edwards, Menard, Sutton, Crockett, Comal, Hays, Frio,
Maverick, Kinney, Val Verde, Terrell, Brewster, Presidio, Jeff Davis,
Schleicher, Sterling, Tom Green, Irion, and Bandera, shall be for the
months of November and December; provided, that it shall be unlawful
for any person to kill wild turkey hens or to kill more than
three wild turkey gobblers during any one year, and any person
violating the provisions of this Act, shall on conviction be fined not
less than ten dollars, and not more than one hundred dollars for
each wild turkey gobbler killed above the prescribed number of
three shall be a separate offense.
SEC. 2. Amend Section 2 of H. B. No. 23, Chapter 7, page 16,
Acts Fourth Called Session Thirty-sixth Legislature, so as to hereafter
read as follows:
SEC. 2. From and after the passage of this Act the counties of
Dimmit, Uvalde, Medina, Zavalla, Blanco, Kerr, Real, Mason,
Edwards, Menard, Sutton, Crockett, Bandera, Jeff Davis, Schleicher,
Tom Green, Sterling, Presidio, Comal, Hays, Frio, Maverick, Kinnev,
Val Verde, Terrell, Brewster, and Irion shall be exempt from
the provisions of Section 5, Chapter 157, Acts of the Regular Session
of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, page 290, in so far as that section
fixes the time for open season on wild turkeys; and Section 5 of
Chapter 157 of the General Laws of the State of Texas passed by
the Regular Session of the Thirty-sixth Legislature, in so far as such
section fixes the months of March and April as open season for
killing wild turkey, be, and the same is hereby repealed.
SEC. 3. The fact that the people of Gillespie and Kendall counties
are desirous of remaining under the general law enacted by the
Thirty-sixth Legislature at its regular session relative to the preservation,
protection, and propagation of wild birds and wild fowl,
and the fact that the open season as is provided for in the general
law is best suited and adapted to Gillespie and Kendall counties,
and the further fact that the Special Session of the Thirty-seventh
Legislature is nearing its completion, creates an emergency and an
imperative public necessity demanding a suspension of the constitutional
rule requiring bills to be read on three several days, and
said rule is hereby suspended, and that this Act take effect from and
after the date of 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, no vote given.]
Became a law without the Governor's signature.
Effective November 15, 1921.
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