The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 61 of 1,648
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SPECIAL LAWS. 51
a tax for any purpose shall be levied on the new district, a vote of
the qualified property tax paying voters shall be had at an election
held for that purpose within the new district and a majority
thereof cast in favor of the levy of the tax.
SEC. 8 The said board of trustees shall be vested with the full
management and control of the free schools in said district, and
shall be vested with all the powers, rights, privileges and duties
that are provided by General Laws for board of trustees in districts
incorporated for free schools only, including the powers and
manner of taxation, issuing bonds, buying grounds and buying.
erecting and equipping buildings and improvements and all materials
and supplies for school purposes.
SEC. 9. The said Eagle Pass Independent School District, and
the trustees and officers thereof, shall be governed in all things
by the General Laws of Texas for districts incorporated for free
school purposes only, except as otherwise provided in this Act.
SEC. 10. The old Eagle Pass Independent School District, is
hereby dissolved; provided, however, a majority of votes cast in
the election held under this Act shall be in favor of incorporating
the new district.
SEC. 11. The crowded condition of the calendar and the fact
that the old Eagle Pass Independent School District does not meet
the demands of the school community create an emergency and
imperative public necessity demands that the constitutional rule
requiring bills to be read on three several days be suspended, and
the same is done, and this Act shall take effect from and after its
passage, and it is so enacted.
[NOTE-The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing Act passed
the House of Representatives, yeas 104, nays 0; and passed the
Senate, yeas 29, nays 0.]
[The foregoing Act was presented to the Governor of Texas for
his approval on the 12th 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 their time prescribed by the Constitution,
and thereupon became a law without his signature ]
Effective February 24, 1923.
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