The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24] Page: 100 of 1,784
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68 SPECIAL LAWS.
SEC. 4. All obligations, contracts and indebtedness for free
school purposes, heretofore legally created and now existing in
and against the territory embraced within said Crowell Independent
School District, as herein described, are hereby ratified
and imposed upon the district herein created, to be executed
and discharged by it; and said Crowell Independent School District,
herein created, shall be held to have assumed, the discharge
of all such obligations, contracts and indebtedness, and
the same shall be enforceable and collectable, paid off and discharged
by said Crowell Independent School District, as if originally
created by it.
SEC. 5. The title to all money and property, real and personal,
in whomsoever vested or held, which by right belongs to
the use of the public free school within the territory herein described
from whatever source derived, and in whomsoever the
title may be vested, shall upon the taking effect of this Act vest
in the said Crowell Independent School District, under the control
and management of its board of trustees, and their successors
in office, as herein provided. And all funds on hand to
the credit of such schools when this Act becomes a law shall
thereupon be vested in, be credited .to and turned over to said
Crowell Independent School District, and all unpaid State and
county funds apportioned to such schools, and all unpaid local
school taxes shall be likewise due and payable to said Crowell
Independent School District.
SEC. 6. Said Crowell Independent School District shall
have and exercise and is hereby vested with all the rights, powers,
privileges and duties of a town or village incorporated under
the General Laws of the State for free school purposes only, and
the board of trustees of said Crowell Independent School District
shall have and exercise, and are hereby vested with all rights,
powers, privileges and duties conferred and imposed by the General
Laws of this State, now in force or hereafter enacted, upon
the trustees of independent school districts, including the right
and power to levy taxes and issue bonds of said district and provide
for transportation of children, to the extent, for the purposes
and subject to the provisions, limitations and conditions,
under which said powers may now be exercised, or may
hereafter be exercised, under the General Laws of this
State by the trustees of independent school districts incorporated
and organized under the General Laws of this
State, and all the General Laws of this State applicable
to towns and villages incorporated for free school purposes only
are hereby declared to be in full force and effect with respect
to said Crowell Independent School District, except that said
district is not and shall not be limited in size or extent as
under the General Laws.
SEC. 7. The boundaries of the Crowell Independent School
District may be extended in the same manner as is now provided
by the General Law for the extension of boundaries of districts
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