The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 14 of 822
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2 SPECIAL LAWS.
trustees of independent school districts, as is provided by General
Law for the election of trustees in independent school districts
organized for school purposes only, at which time seven
trustees who shall be resident citizens and qualified voters within
said district shall be elected and serve in accordance with the
provisions of this Act and the General Laws of the State of
SEC. 2a. In settlement of all claims and equities which the
Olton Independent School District has or may have against said
Amherst Independent School District on account of the building
and equipment taken over by Amherst Independent School District,
said Amherst Independent School District assumes and is
obligated to pay to Olton Independent School District out of
funds available for the purpose within two years after this law
becomes effective, the sum of two thousand dollars.
SEC. 2b. The schools of said district now under control of
Olton Independent School District, for the current scholastic
year, shall remain under the control of Olton Independent School
District and all contracts of teachers with said Olton Independent
School District shall remain in full force and effect during
the present school year, and all special taxes and fees for tuition
for the current year shall be paid to Olton Independent
School District, and all salaries and expenses of maintaining
said schools for the present scholastic year shall be paid by Olton
Independent School District.
SEC. 3. The said Amherst Independent School District, as
created by this Act, shall have and exercise, and is hereby vested
with, all the rights, powers, privileges and duties of a town
incorporated under the General Laws of this State for free school
purposes only, and the board of trustees of the said independent
school District shall have and exercise all the rights, powers,
privileges and duties conferred and imposed by the General
Laws of the State of Texas upon the trustees of independent
school districts incorporated under the General Laws of the
State for free school purposes only.
SEC. 4. The crowded condition of the calendar and the inadequate
public free school facilities of the territory hereby incorporated
for free school purposes only, creates an emergency
and an imperative public necessity that require the constitutional
rule requiring bills to be read on three several days 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
[NOTE.-The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing Act passed
the House, 117 yeas, 1 nay; passed the Senate, 24 yeas, 0 nays.]
Approved February 2, 1925.
Effective February 2, 1925.
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23], book, 1925; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15499/m1/14/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .