The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 46 of 1,111
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30 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
had been made in the jurisdiction or the time of the holdings.
of said court, or in the name and designation of said court.
SEC. 17. The term of the County Court at Law No. 2, of
Bexar County, Texas, current at the time of the taking effect of
this Act, shall continue until the commencement of the next following
term of said court in the month as fixed by this Act, in
the year 1927, or until any earlier adjournment thereof. All process
issued out of said court before this Act takes effect, and
not theretofore returnable, or returnable on some special date,
is hereby made returnable to the terms of court as fixed by
this Act. All bonds and recognizances heretofore executed and
taken in said court shall bind the parties to fulfill the obligations
of such bonds and recognizances at the terms of court,
and to the one of said county courts at law having jurisdiction
of the cause, in conformity with this Act. All writs and processes
heretofore issued and returned, as well as all bonds and
recognizances heretofore executed and taken in said county
court of Bexar County for criminal cases, and all judgments and
writs and decrees thereof shall be as valid and binding and enforceable
as if no change had been made in the jurisdiction or
the time of the holdings of said court, or in the name and de-signation
of said court.
SEC. 18. There shall be appointed by the county attorney of
said county, in addition to the assistants now provided by law,
one special assistant, for the purpose of conducting the duties
of his office in said courts. Such assistant county attorney shall
be paid a salary of three thousand ($3,000.00) dollars annually,
in equal monthly installments, by said county, upon warrants
drawn against the general fund by orders of the commissioners
SEC. 19. For the purpose of preserving a record in all cases
for the information of the court, jury and parties, the judge
of the County Court at Law No. 2, of Bexar County, Texas, may
appoint an official shorthand reporter for said court who shall
be well skilled in his profession, shall be a sworn officer of the
court, and shall hold his office at the pleasure of the court;
and the provisions of the law relating to the appointment of
stenographers for the district courts of this State shall, and
they are hereby made to apply in all their provisions, in so far
as they are applicable, to the official shorthand reporter herein
authorized to be appointed, and said reporter shall be entitled
to the same fees and salary, and shall perform the same duties,
and shall take the same oath as now provided by the General
Laws of this State covering the stenographers of the district
courts of this State; and in all cases pending in said County
Court at Law No. 2, of Bexar County, Texas, at the time of the
passage and taking effect of this Act, and in all civil cases that
may hereafter be filed in said court in which an answer has been
filed or may be filed, and also in all other cases, civil and criminal,
where either party litigant, or the court, should require the
official shorthand reporter to take down the testimony, a steno-
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25], book, 1927; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16125/m1/46/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .