The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 99 of 1,648
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SPECIAL LAWS. 89
N. 19 E. to the said Williamson and Bell County line; thence N.
65 W. with the said county line to the place of beginning, and containing
17-4/10 square miles, and being the same territory covered
by and included i(n the boundaries of the Schwertner Common
School District No. 48, of Williamson County, Texas, as the same
existed at the date of the, passage of this Act.
SEC. 2. That the Schwertner Common School District No. 48, of
Williamson County, Texas, is hereby divested of all control over
the public free schools within the territory above described, and is
hereby divested of all control, management and title to all property
held or used for school purposes within the said' territory, and that
the control of all public free schools within the said territory is hereby
vested in the said Schwertner Independent School District; and
that the title, control and' management of all property held or used
for public school purposes in said territory is hereby vested in the
said Schwertner Independent School District.
SEC. 3 That all indebtedness now due and owing, or lawfully
contracted to be paid, by the said Schwertner Common School District
No. 48, ef Williamson County, Texas, together with the unpaid
bonds issued by and for the said Common School District, be and
the same are hereby declared assumed by the Schwertner Independent
School District, and the said Schwertner Independent School
District, shall be bound and liable therefor, according to the terms
and conditions thereof, and shall have full power to levy and' collect
taxes under 'the Constitution and laws of this State, for the purpose
of paying same.
SEC. 4. That the said Schwertner Independent School District
shall have and exercise, and is hereby vested with all the rights.
powers, duties and privileges of a town or village created and incorporated
under the General Laws of the State of Texas for school
purposes only, and all of the rights, powers, duties and privileges
now existing under, or that may hereafter be conferred upon
independent school districts under the Constitution and' laws of this
State; and that it shall especially have the power within the limits
of the Constitution and laws of this State, and in accordance with
the forms and provisions thereof; and within the sound discretion
of its trustees: to levy and collect taxes, for all necessary and proper
purposes; to purchase all necessary and proper grounds for school
purposes, and' to build, enlarge, repair, maintain and equip all
suitable and proper buildings for school purposes; and to do all
things suitable, proper or necessary in the proper management, control
and operation of the public free schools of the said district.
SEC. 5. Till otherwise determined, by the trustees of the said
Schwertner Independent School District, all taxes heretofore voted
for the use and benefit of the Schwertner Common School District
No. 48, of Williamson County, Texas, is hereby declared to have been
voted for the use and benefit of the Schwertner Independent School
District and shall be and continue in force for the use and benefit
of the said Independent District, and for the inhabitants thereof;
and may be levied and collected as though voted for the said independent
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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/m1/99/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .