The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 51 of 1,111
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GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS. 35
the hand of the clerk and attested by the seal of said court, shall
be admissible in evidence in all the courts of this State in like
manner as similar certified copes from courts of record are now
or may hereafter be admissible.
SEC. 5. The sheriff, district attorney and the clerk of the
Criminal District Court of Harris County, as heretofore provided
for by law, shall be the sheriff, district attorney and clerk,
respectively, of said Criminal District Court No. 2 of Harris
County under the same rules and regulations as are now or may
hereafter be prescribed by law for the government of sheriffs,
district attorneys and clerks of the district courts of the State;
and said sheriff, district attorney and clerk shall respectively receive
such fees as are now or may hereafter be prescribed by
law for such officers in the district courts of the State, to be
paid in the same manner.
The county commissioners' court shall have authority to pay
out of the general funds of the county for the services of such
special deputy district clerks as in their judgment shall be required,
such special deputy or deputies to be appointed by the
clerk of the criminal district court, and to be removable at the
will of the clerk, and to be paid a salary not to exceed the compensation
allowed by law to other deputy district clerks, said
salary shall be payable monthly. The criminal district attorney
may appoint an assistant district attorney, in addition to those
now provided by law, to attend said court. Said assistant shall
have the authority and shall qualify as provided by law for
assistant district attorneys, and shall be removable at the will of
the district attorney, and shall receive a salary not to exceed the
maximum salary allowed assistant district attorneys; said salary
to be payable monthly by said county by warrant drawn
from the general funds thereof.
SEc. 6. Said court shall hold four terms each year for the
trial of causes and the disposition of business coming before it,
one term beginning the first Monday in May, one term beginning
on the first Monday in August, one term beginning on
the first Monday in November, and one term beginning on the
first Monday in February of each year. Each term shall continue
until the business is disposed of. The trials and proceedings
in said court shall be conducted according to the law governing
the pleadings, practice and proceedings in criminal cases
in the district courts. The district judges of the criminal district
courts of Harris County shall alternately appoint grand
jury commissioners and empanel grand juries; and they shall
meet together and determine approximately the number of
petit jurors that are reasonably necessary for jury service in
the criminal district courts of the county for each week during
the time said courts may hold during the year, and shall thereupon
order the drawing of such number of jurors from the jury
wheel of the county for each of said weeks, said jury to be
known as the panel of jurors for service in the criminal district
courts for the respective weeks for which they are designated
to serve. The judges of the said criminal district courts
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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/m1/51/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .