The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 292 of 1,111
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276 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
the minnow seine herein permitted for the purpose of taking any
fish other than minnows for bait.
.Any person or persons violating any of the provisions of this
section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction
shall be fined in a sum not less ten dollars ($10.00) nor more
than one hundred dollars ($100.00)
SEC. 2. The fact that the present laws are inadequate to
properly protect the fish in the Counties of Marion, Harrison,
Smith and Rusk, State of Texas, creates an emergency and an
imperative public necessity that the constitutional rule requiring
bills to be read on three several days be suspended and that
this Act take effect and be in force from and after its passage,
and it so enacted.
Approved March 29, 1927.
Effective March 29, 1927.
ENCUMBRANCE OF LIGHTING AND WATER SYSTEMS BY
CITIES AND TOWNS.
H. B. No. 613.] CHAPTER 194.
An Act to amend Articles 1111, 1112, and 1113 of the Revised Statutes
of Texas, pertaining to the encumbrance of lighting and water systems
and income thereof by cities and towns to secure payment of funds
for the purchase or improvement thereof, including therein the power
to encumber sewer systems and the income thereof for said purposes,
and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That Article 1111 of the Revised Statutes be
amended so as to be and read as follows:
"Article 1111. All cities and towns operating under this
title have power to mortgage and encumber their light systems,
water systems, or sewer systems, either, both, or all, and the
franchise and income thereof, and everything pertaining thereto,
acquired or to be -acquired, to secure the payment of funds to
purchase same, or to purchase additional water powers, riparian
rights, or to build, improve, enlarge, extend or repair such systems,
or either, or all of them, and as additional security therefor,
by the terms of such encumbrance, may grant to the purchaser
under sale or foreclosure thereunder, a franchise to operate
the systems and properties so purchased for a term of not
over twenty years after such purchase, subject to all laws
regulating same then in force. No such obligation shall ever be
a debt of such city or town, but solely a charge upon the properties
so encumbered and shall never be reckoned in determining
the power of such city or town to issue any bonds for any purpose
authorized by law."
SEC. 2. That Article 1112 of the Revised Statutes be amended
so as to be and read as follows:
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25], book, 1927; Austin, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16125/m1/292/?q=spanish: accessed April 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .