The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 678 of 1,111
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110 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
siderable time is required in preparation for carrying out the
terms of this Act before the schools can take advantage of the
provisions stated herein, creates an emergency and an imperative
public necessity that the Constitutional Rule requiring bills to be
read on three several days be suspended, and this Act take effect
and be in force from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
Approved June 14, 1927.
Effective June 14, 1927.
[S. B. No. 7 passed the Senate 26 ayes, 0 nays; passed the
House by a viva voce vote.]
DAVIS MOUNTAIN STATE PARK HIGHWAY.
S. B. No. 15.] CHAPTER 37.
AN ACT making an appropriation for the survey of the Davis Mountains
State Park Highway in the Daivs Mountains of Texas, to be a part
of the system of State Highways and providing that State convicts
may be utilized in the construction of said Highway and declaring
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. The State Highway Commission is hereby directed
to immediately make a survey of a highway, to be a part
of the system of Statb Highways and to be known as the Davis
Mountains State Park Highway, which shall commence at the
town of Fort Davis, Jeff Davis County, Texas, and extend thence
to or near the Prude ranch, and thence through or near a ranch
belonging to J. W. Merrell; and thence through the U-up and
down lower ranch, and thence through or near the Fowlkes
ranch, and thence by or near Mt. Livermore and through the
U-up and down upper ranch, to the Rock Pile or Reynolds ranch,
and thence by or near the Jones or Finley ranch and the Kelley
ranch to the Valentine-Fort Davis Road, and thence by the Skillman
Grove Camp Meeting Ground to the J. W. Merrell Home
ranch and Blue Mountain to the starting point at Fort Davis,
Said Highway shall not exceed eighty (80) miles in length and
shall be of such width as the Highway Commission shall prescribe,
and shall traverse generally the course and the territory
herein outlined along such route as may be deemed most desirable
from the scenic and climatic standpoints and most advisable from
the standpoint of economy of construction; provided that said
Highway shall not be located except along routes where the right
of way may be obtained without expense to the State, and unless
the State Highway Commission shall be able to obtain dona;tions.
to the State of tracts of land abutting on said highway
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