The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 91 of 822
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SPECIAL LAWS. 79
Thence west on line between Bailey and Parmer counties to
place of beginning.
SEC. 2. The management and control of the public free
schools of the said Liberty Independent School District is hereby
vested in a board of trustees that shall be composed of seven
members, provided that the trustees in charge of the public free
schools now in existence within the territory of said district
shall serve as trustees of said Liberty Independent School District
until the time for the next succeeding election for trustees
of independent school districts as is provided by General Laws
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.
SEC. 3. The said Liberty 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 said Liberty Independent
School District shall have and exercise all the rights,
powers, privileges and duties conferred and imposed by the
General Laws of Texas upon the trustees of independent school
districts, incorporated under the General Laws of the State for
free school purposes only.
SEC. 4. It is hereby expressly provided that the Liberty Independent
School District as created by this Act shall assume and
discharge any and all indebtedness constituting valid and binding
obligations of Common School District No. 3 of Bailey
County, Texas, as heretofore created and established by the
county school trustees of said county.
SEC. 5. The title to all property now owned, held by, and
belonging to Common School District No. 3 of Bailey County,
shall, upon the passage of this Act, pass to and vest in the trustees
of said Liberty Independent School District to be held, managed,
controlled and used by the said trustees for the use and
benefit of said independent school district.
SEC. 6. Any and all taxes heretofore voted by the qualified
electors of the Common School District No. 3 of Bailey County
and now in force in said common school district are hereby
validated and continued in force in the independent school district
hereby created until such time as a majority of the qualified
property tax-paying voters of said independent school district
shall see proper to diminish or abolish the same under the
General Laws of this State.
SEC. 7. The crowded condition of the calendar and inadequate
equipment for public free school purposes of the territory
hereby incorporated for free school purposes only, creates an
emergency, and an imperative public necessity that the constitutional
rules requiring bills to be read on three several days be
suspended and this Act shall take effect and be in force from
.and after its passage and it is so enacted.
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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/m1/91/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .