The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24] Page: 71 of 1,784
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SPECIAL LAWS. 39
by vested in the Athens Independent School District as herein
SEC. 6. The depository of the board of trustees of the public
free schools of the city of Athens shall until the expiration of
the term for which it was selected, be the depository of the
Athens Independent School District, and all money or other
property belonging to said school in its possession, or in the
possession of such board of trustees, or any of its officers, shall
from the taking effect of this Act be held used and applied to
to and for the use and benefit of the said Athens Independent
School District; provided that at the expiration of the term of
the said depository the board of school trustees of the Athens Independent
School District shall select a depository, upon competitive
bid, as provided in the General Law for the selection of a
depository for school districts incorporated for free school purposes
only. That any tax levied for the year 1926 and any prior
year by the city council of the City of Athens for the maintenance
of its schools, now uncollected is hereby validated in all respects
and shall be collected and paid by the collector of said city
of Athens to the depository of the Athens Independent School
District. All taxes heretofore voted for the maintenance of the
public free schools of the City of Athens by the property
tax payers of the territory comprising the Athens
Independent School District, shall for the year 1927,
and thereafter, be assessed, levied and collected by the board of
trustees of the Athens Independent School District as provided
by the General Laws of the State of Texas.
All contracts undertaken and obligations made and entered
into by and with the board of trustees of the public free schools
of the city of Athens shall inure to the benefit of and be answered
and performed by the board of trustees of the Athens
Independent School District.
SEC. 7. The inadequate public free school facilities of the territory
hereby incorporated for free school purposes only creates
an emergency and an imperative public necessity that the
constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
days be suspended, and the same is hereby suspended, and this
Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage,
and it is so enacted.
[NOTE.-The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing Act passed
the House, 106 yeas, 0 nays; passed the Senate, 30 yeas, 0 nays.]
Approved October 13, 1926.
Effective October 13, 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/m1/71/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .