The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24] Page: 52 of 1,784
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20 SPECIAL LAWS.
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 of Texas, for free school purposes
only, and the board of trustees of said district shall have and
exercise and are hereby vested and charged 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 to
levy taxes and issue bonds of said district, to the extent, for the
purposes and subject to all the provisions, limitations and conditions
under which said powers may now be exercised, under the
General Laws of this State, including the extension of boundaries
by petition of the majority of the qualified voters residing
in the territory sought to be annexed, and it is specially provided
that the territory of the Dayton Independent School Disrict shall
not be limited to twenty-five square miles; and all laws of this
State applicable to towns and villages, incorporated for free
school purposes only, when same are not in conflict with the
provisions of this Act, are hereby declared to be in full force
and effect, with respect to said Dayton Independent School District.
SEC. 5. The board of trustees of the Dayton Independent
School District shall have the power to provide for the means
of transportation of the school children to and from the public
free schools in said district, and to establish routes for that
purpose, and to pay for the same out of the maintenance fund
of said district, which authority shall be used only in the event
that said school board by a majority vote thereof may determine
to use the same.
SEC. 6. The Board of Trustees for the Dayton Independent
School District shall have the power to establish and define voting
places, or a voting place, for the holding of school elections
within the limits of the territory embraced within the district
hereby created, for the convenience of the voters residing within
SEC. 7. It is hereby specially provided that no clause or section
of this Act shall be constructed so as to interfere with or invalidate
outstanding bonds heretofore voted and issued by the
Dayton Independent School District, or any other school district
included within and composing the district herein and hereby
created, and said bonds are hereby specifically declared to be in
all respects valid and binding obligations.
SEC. 8. The local maintenance taxes heretofore voted by the
qualified voters of the Dayton Independent School District, and
any other school district included within the independent school
district herein and hereby created, are hereby validated and continued
in force for the district hereby created and established
until such time as a majority of the qualified tax-paying voters
of this district shall see proper to increase, diminish or abolish
same as is required under the General Laws of this State.
SEC. 9. Upon this Act becoming Law, the Board of Trustees
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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/m1/52/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .