The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 54 of 1,111
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38 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
gible for judge of said court unless he shall be a citizen of the
United States and of this State, who shall have been a practicing
lawyer of this State or a judge of a court in said State for
four years next preceding his appointment or election, and who
shall have resided in the county of Dallas for two years next
preceding his appointment or election.
SEC. 7. The judge of the county court of Dallas County,
Texas, shall execute a bond and take the oath of office as required
by the law relating to county judges.
SEC. 8. A special judge of the county criminal court of Dallas
County, Texas, may be appointed or elected as provided by the
laws relating to county courts and the judges thereof.
SEC. 9. The county clerk of Dallas County, Texas, shall be
the clerk of the county criminal court of Dallas, County, Texas,
the seal of said court shall be the same as provided for county
courts except that the seal shall contain the words "The County
Criminal Court, Dallas County, Texas." The sheriff of Dallas
County, Texas, shall in person or by deputy, attend said court
when required by the judge thereof.
SEC. 10. The judge of the county criminal court of Dallas
County, Texas shall collect the same fee provided by law for
county judges in similar cases, all of which shall be paid by him
monthly into the county treasury, and the judge of said court
shall receive a salary of three thousand six hundred ($3,600.00)
dollars annually, to be paid monthly out of the county treasury
by the commissioner's court.
SEC. 11. The judge of the county criminal court of Dallas
County, Texas may be removed from office in the same manner,
and for the same causes as any other county judge may be removed
under the laws of this State.
SEC. 12. For the purpose of preserving a record in all cases
for the information of the court, jury, and parties, the judge of
the county criminal court of Dallas County, Texas, shall appoint
an official shorthand reporter, who shall be well skilled
in his profession, shall be a sworn officer of the court and who
shall hold his office at the pleasure of the court; the provisions
of the General Laws of Texas relating to the appointment of
stenographers for the district courts shall, and is hereby made
to apply in all its 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 are in said laws provided for the stenographers of district
courts of this State, and also be governed by any other
laws covering the stenographers of the district courts of this
State; provided, that the official shorthand reporter of said
court shall not be required to take testimony in cases where
neither party litigant nor the judge demands it; but where the
testimony is taken by said reporter a fee of three dollars ($3.00)
shall be taxed by the clerk as costs in the case, the said three
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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/m1/54/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .