The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24] Page: 57 of 1,784
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SPECIAL LAWS. 25
SEC. 9. The importance of the subject matter of this Act,
and the crowded condition of the calendar and the fact that people
residing in the proposed territory to be annexed to said district
are without adequate school facilities, creates an emergency
and an imperative public encessity demanding that the
constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
days in each House be suspended, and that this Act be in force
and effect from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NoTE.-Tbe enrolled bill shows the foregoing Act passed the
House, 108 yeas, 0 nays; passed the Senate, 30 yeas, 0 nays.]
Approved October 5, 1926.
Effective October 5, 1926.
ENLARGING THE SILSBEE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
DISTRICT, IN HARDIN COUNTY.
H. B. No. 311.] CHAPTER 9.
An Act to create and enlarge the Silsbee Independent School District, in
Hardin County, Texas; defining its boundaries; to provide for the election
of trustees; providing for the retention in office of the present
board of trustees of the Silsbee Independent School District, and providing
for the abolition of all other boards of trustees of any school
district included within the district hereby created; providing for the
raising of revenue, issuing bonds, maintaining public free schools; providing
for the means of transportation of the school children of the
said district and in the same, to provide for the establishment of
voting precincts and places for the holding of elections within said
said district; validating all issues of bonds heretofore voted and made;
declaring valid and continuing in force all maintenance taxes heretofore
voted and levied; providing for an election to determine (1)
whether the entire district as a whole as hereby created shall asume
all outstanding bonded indebtedness. (2) whether all property within
the Silsbee Independent School District as created by this Act, shall
be subject to all special school taxes heretofore voted and levied by the
Silsbee Independent School District; repealing all laws in conflict with
this Act, and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That an independent school district is hereby
created and established in Hardin County, Texas, to be known
as Silsbee Independent School District, including within its limits
the following described territory, to-wit:
Beginning at the northeast corner of the Joseph Ellery league
and the southeast corner of the G. W. Brooks league, on the
west bank of the Neches River, which point is also the northeast
corner of Common School District No. 3, and the southeast
corner of Common School District No. 21, as they now exist;
thence down the Neches River with its meanders along the east
boundary line of said Common School District No. 3, to the northeast
corner of the T. J. Harrison league, also the southeast cor-
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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/m1/57/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .