The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 38 of 1,648
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28 SPECIAL LAWS.
school district shall see proper to increase, diminish or abolish the
same, under the General Laws of this State.
SEC. 15. The title to any and all property now vested in any
common school district comprising the territory included within the
boundaries of the independent school district created by this Act,
of whatever nature, and wherever situated, shall hereafter and on
the passage of this Act pass to and vest in the trustees of said independent
SEC. 16. Any vacancy occurring in the board of trustees shall be
filled by the remaining members of the board by appointment for
the unexpired term of a person qualified under this Act to hold
SEC. 17. The board of trustees shall provide a suitable seal to be
used in the authentification of all bonds, warrants, contracts and
other documents executed by authority of said board.
SEC. 18. In all matters not provided for in this Act, the said
board of trustees of said district, and all other officers thereof,
shall be governed by the General Laws of the State of Texas applicable
to independent school districts.
SEC. 19. All laws and parts of laws in conflict with any of the
provisions of this Act, in so far as this Act is concerned, are hereby
specifically repealed; and should any section or provision hereof
be by the courts declared unconstitutional or invalid, such decision
shall not impair or invalidate any remaining sections or provisions
of this Act
SEC. 20. The fact that the educational facilities of the territory
included within the boundaries of the independent school district
hereby created are insufficient for want of funds and necessary
buildings and equipment to maintain efficient schools, and the
crowded condition of the Legislative calendar, creates an emergency
mnd imperative public necessity that the constitutional rule requiring
bills to be read on three several days in each House be suspended,
and said rule is hereby suspended, and this Act shall take effect
and be in full force from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NOTE.-The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing Act passed the
House of Representatives, 105 yeas, nays 0; and passed the Senate,
yeas 25, nays 0.]
[The foregoing Act was presented to the Governor of
Texas for h's approval on the 8th day of February, A. D. 1923, but
was not signed by him nor returned to the House in which it originated,
with his objections thereto, within the time prescribed by
the Constitution, and thereupon became a law without his signature.]
Effective February 21, 1923.
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22], book, 1925; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15500/m1/38/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .