The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 97 of 1,648
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SPECIAL LAWS. 87
said independent 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 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 authentication 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, insofar as this Act is concerned, are hereby
specifically repealed; and should any section or provisions hereof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
and an 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 Iouse of Representatives, yeas 103, 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 20th 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 Con-stitution,
and thereupon became a law without his signature.]
Effective March 4, 1923.
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