The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 73 of 1,111
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GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS. 57
creating a commission in aid of the Court of Criminal Appeals
of Texas, makes no provision for filling vacancies, which might
occur on said commission, and provided for only one stenographer,
which is not sufficient, creates an emergency and an
imperative public necessity that the rule requiring bills to be
read on three several days be suspended and the same is hereby
suspended, and this Act shall take effect and be in full force
and effect from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
Approved February 18, 1927.
Effective February 18, 1927.
COUNTIES-NAVIGATION BONDS AND WARRANTS.
S. B. No. 227.] CHAPTER 41.
An Act authorizing any county in this State upon a vote of two-thirds.
majority of the resident tax paying voters therein, in addition to all other
debts, to issue bonds or warrants, or otherwise lend its credit in an amount
not to exceed one-fourth of the assessed valuation of the real property of
such county for the purpose of navigation and in aid thereof; providing
for the holding of elections for such purpose, the returns of election; the
declaration of the result; the issuance of bonds or warrants and the levy
of taxes for the payment thereof; giving the right of eminent domain; theright
to co-operate with the United States Government for the purposes
thereof, and to transfer to the United States Government, the right-of-way
and necessary dumping privileges for navigation purposes, or in aid thereof,
and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. Any county in this State may, upon a vote of a
two-thirds majority of the resident property tax payers votingthereon,
who are qualified electors of such county, at an election
held hereunder as hereinafter provided, in addition to all
other debts, issue bonds or warrants or otherwise lend its credit
in any amount not to exceed one-fourth of the assessed valuation
of the real property of such county, and levy and collect
such taxes to pay the interest thereon, and provide a sinkingfund
for the redemption thereof, as herein provided, for the purpose
of navigation, or in aid of navigation, by securing right-ofway
and necessary dumping privileges for any canal or waterway,
authorized to be constructed under any Act of the United
States Congress now in force, or hereafter enacted, and shall
have the power, after any right-of-way and necessary dumpingprivileges
have been secured, to convey same to the Government
of the United States, if necessary to do so to aid in any
navigation by waterways or canals.
SEC. 2. Any county in this State shall have the right of
eminent domain for the purpose of carrying out the authority
granted in Section 1 of this Act.
SEC. 3. Said county shall have the right in lieu of exercisingits
right to eminent domain, as hereinbefore provided, to permit.
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