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GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS. 49
500.00) to be used by the Live Stock Commission of Texas in the
payment of salaries of inspectors of the Live Stock Sanitary
Commission of Texas for the month of January, 1927, in the
eradication of the fever-carrying tick (Margaropus Annulatus)
and in the eradication and control of splenetic tick fever among
live stock and in the eradication and control of other agencies
of transmission of infectious, contagious and communicable
diseases of live stock.
SEC. 2. The fact that the appropriations heretofore made
for the above items are exhausted creates an emergency and an
imperative public necessity which justifies the suspension of the
constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
days in each House, and the rule is hereby suspended and this
Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage,
and it is so enacted.
Approved February 14, 1927.
Effective February 14, 1927.
WILD GAME-FOX, BEAVER AND OTTER.
S. B. No. 56.] CHAPTER 35.
An Act amending Section eight of Chapter 177 of the General Laws of the
Regular Session of the Thirty-ninth Legislature, which section relates to
wild beaver, wild otter and wild fox to apply to wild fox in that portion of
Texas lying north and west of a line starting at the mouth of the San Antonio
River where it empties into the Corpus Christi Bay; thence following
the meanders of the said San Antonio River northerly to the mouth of
the Cibolo River where same empties into the San Antonio River; thence
following said Cibolo River northerly to the northwest line of Guadalupe
County, the boundary between Guadalupe and Comal Counties; thence
easterly with the northern boundary lines of Guadalupe, Caldwell, Bastrop,
Lee, Burleson and Brazos Counties to the Brazos River; thence following
the meanders of the Brazos River north to the intersection of the
east boundary line of Young County; thence north along the west boundary
line of Jack and Clay Counties to the Red River; to prohibit the use
of traps or other mechanical devices in Limestone County for a period of
five years, and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That Section 8 of Chapter 177 of the General
Laws of the Regular Session of the Thirty-ninth Legislature be
and the same is hereby amended so as to hereafter read as follows:
Section 8. It shall be unlawful for any person to kill, take
or have in his possession for barter or sale within a period of
ten years after the passage of this Act any wild beaver, wild
otter or wild fox or the pelts thereof. Providing that this section
shall not apply to wild fox in that portion of West Texas
lying north and west of a line starting at the mouth of the San
Antonio River where it empties into the Corpus Christi Bay;
thence following the meanders of the said San Antonio River
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