The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24] Page: 46 of 1,784
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14 SPECIAL LAWS.
ent School District hereby created, shall have authority to require
payment of tuition supplementary to the transfer fund
by all scholastics transferred into said district from other school
districts of such amount as may be necessary to pay the per
capita cost of maintaining the public free schools within said
SEC. 8. The said Brenham Independent School District,
hereby created, 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 this State for
free school purposes only, and the board of trustees for the said
Brenham Independent School District shall have and exercise
and is hereby vested and charged with all the rights, powers,
privileges and duties conferred and imposed by the General
Laws of this State upon, the trustees of independent school districts
created and organizzed for free school purposes only, under
the General Statutes of this State.
SEC. 9. All local maintenance taxes heretofore voted by the
qualified voters in any territory included within the independent
school district hereby created or now authorized to be levied,
assessed and collected are hereby validated and continued in
such territory and the district hereby established until such
time as a majority of the qualified tax paying voters of this
district shall increase, diminish or abolish same as is required
under the General Statutes of this State.
SEC. 10. In case any of the provisions of this Act shall be
held to be ineffective or unconstitutional, such action by the
courts shall not invalidate the remaining parts of this Act.
SEC. 11. All laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith are
hereby repealed in so far as they conflict with this Act.
SEC. 12. Whereas, the deplorable and crowded condition of
the public free schools of the independent district now comprising
the Brenham Independent School District, as heretofore
created and as now existing and the inadequacy of funds to sufficiently
provide for the housing of the children within said
district, and the further fact that the said Brenham Independent
School District, heretofore created and now existing, is now,
and has been for many years educating the scholastics by transfer
from the territory within the above limits at a great financial
loss to the tax payers of the said district as now existing,
and whereas, the crowded condition of the calendar and the
probable short duration of this term of the called session of the
Legislature, creates an emergency and an imperative public necessity
exists authorizing the suspension of the constitutional
rule requiring bills to be read on three separate days, and this
Act take effect and be enforced from and after its passage, and
it is so enacted.
[NoTE.-The enrolled bill shows the foregoing Act passed the
Senate, 27 yeas, 0 nays; passed the House, 102 yeas, 0 nays.]
Approved October 4, 1926.
Effective October 4, 1926.
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24], book, 1926; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16124/m1/46/: accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .