The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 45 of 1,648
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SPECIAL LAWS. 35
erally, to adopt such rules and regulations as will subserve the efficiency
and perfect management of the schools.
SEC 23. A record of the minutes of all proceedings of the board
shall be kept and recorded in a well bound book in proper form,
which shall be open to the inspection of the public.
SEC. 24. The president and secretary when acting in their official
capacities, as herein provided, are hereby authorized to administer
oaths of affirmation, and shall use the seal in attestation thereof.
SEC. 25. The board of trustees shall provide a seal, the design
thereof being a five pointed star in the center with the words, Richland
Springs Independent School District, Richland Springs, Texas;
engraved thereon, which said seal shall be used to authenticate all
bends, warrants, contracts or other documents, executed by authority
of the board of trustees.
SEC. 26 The board of trustees by a majority vote thereof, shall
have the power and authority to pay from its fund, or in the matter
of holding elections for the election of trustees, or in the matter
of voting on the issuance of bonds and maintenance tax, or either
bonds or maintenace tax, such expenses shall conform to the payment
of like services as under the General Laws as far as same apply.
SEC. 27. All laws heretofore enacted, or hereafter to be enacted,
or that may hereafter be enacted, affecting independent school districts
formed for free school purposes only, shall apply to the Richland
Springs School District, here created, when not in conflict with
the provisions of this Act, in the same manner and in the same effect
as though said district had been incorporated under the General
Laws. and the enumeration of the rights, powers and privileges conferred
upon the board of trustees herein, shall be deemed as exclusive,
but said Richland Springs Independent School District, here
created shall have and exercise, and is hereby invested with all the
rights, powers, and privileges granted under and by the General
Laws of the State in relation to independent school districts and the
provisions of this section shall be construed and held to be cumulative
of the other sections hereof; but all laws or parts of laws in
conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
SEC. 28. All laws hereafter to be, or which may be enacted and
which has for their purposes the enlargement and increasing of the
rate of maintenance tax, or bond tax, or maintenance and bond tax,
together with the power in relation to the assessment and collection
of taxes therefor and thereof, whether said law or laws be for independent
school districts, created by special Legislative Act or under
the General Laws of Texas, and all laws, hereafter to be enacted
enlarging and increasing the powers and authorities of the trustees
under the General Laws of the State, shall apply to and the same
is hereby, and shall be cumulative of this Act.
SEC. 29. This Act shall be taken notice of by all the courts in
the same manner as the General Laws of the State, and it shall be
construed to be cumulative of all the General Laws of this State on
the subject of schools, when not in conflict therewith, but in case
of conflict this Act shall control as to that Richland Springs Independent
School District, here created; and should any section or see-
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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/m1/45/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .