The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 96 of 822
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84 SPECIAL LAWS.
ten property tax paying voters of said New Home Independent
School District at any time not less than thirty days from the
order of election; or said election may be ordered by the board
of trustees on their own motion and initiative, which order shall
state the date when and the place where the said election shall
be held, the amount of tax to be levied, or the amount of bonds
to be issued, or both, as the case may be, and the trustees shall
also name and appoint therein a manager or managers of such
election, which election shall be held as nearly as may be possible
in conformity with the General Election Laws of the State;
provided that when a proposition to levy such tax or issue such
bonds may be defeated, no election for that purpose shall again
be ordered until after the expiration of one year. The trustees
shall give public notice of such election herein provided for in
the manner prescribed by law, and the General Election Laws of
the State of Texas applicable to the voting of taxes and bonds in
independent school district and returns thereof are hereby made
applicable to said New Home Independent School District.
SEC. 10. The assessor and collector of taxes of this district
shall have the same power and shall perform the same duties,
with reference to the assessment and collection of taxes for
free school purposes that are now conferred by law upon the
city marshal of an incorporated town or village, and shall receive
compensation for his services in such amount as the
board of trustees shall allow, not to exceed four per centum of
the whole amount of taxes received by him, and he shall give
bond, to be approved by said board of trustees, in double the
amount of estimated taxes coming in annually into his hands,
payable to the president of the board of trustees and to his
successors in office, conditioned for the faithful discharge of his
duties, and the payment of the amount of taxes received by him
to the treasurer of said New Home Independent School District.
SEc. 11. When a majority of the board of trustees of said
district prefer to have the taxes of their district assessed by the
county assessor and collected by the county tax collector, the
same shall be assessed and collected by said county officers, and
turned over to the treasurer of said district for which such
taxes have been collected; provided that the property of this
district, when assessed by the county tax assessor, shall not be
assessed at a greater valuation than that assessed for county
and State purposes; provided further, that when the county
assessor and county collector are required to assess and collect
the taxes of this district, they shall respectively receive one per
centum for assessing and collecting the same.
SEC. 12. At all elections held in this district for the purpose
of levying a tax or issuing bonds of said district, no person shall
vote at said election unless he or she shall be a qualified voter
under the Constitution and the Laws of this State, and a resident
tax payer in such New Home Independent School District;
and those favoring the levying of such tax or the issuance of
such bonds, shall write or print on their ballots, "For the Tax,"
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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/m1/96/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .