The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 93 of 1,111
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GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS. 77
depositions of such witnesses may be taken and returned by the
parties making the said statement in the form and under the
rules prescribed for taking testimony by deposition; and such
testimony may be used in any suit which may be thereafter instituted
by or between any of the parties to the statement, or
those claiming under them, in like manner as if such depositions
had been taken after the institution of such suit. An application
or petition for the probate of a will, or an anticipated application
or petition for the probate of a will, shall be considered
as a suit within the meaning and purport of this article;
and, whenever any person in this State shall desire to
perpetuate testimony for use in an anticipated application for
the probate of a will, notice thereof shall be given in the mode
and manner now provided by law for the giving of notices in
probate, as provided in Articles 3333 and 3334 of Chapter 4,
Title 54, Revised Civil Statutes of 1925. When such suit has
been instituted, all such depositions so taken and returned shall
be subject to the like exceptions as other depositions.
SEC. 2. The crowded condition of the calendar and the importance
of this legislation create an emergency and public necessity,
requiring the suspension of the constitutional rule that
all bills be read on three several days in each House, and that
this bill take effect from and after its passage, and it is so
Approved February 19, 1927.
Effective February 19, 1927.
PRIMARY ELECTIONS-ASSESSMENT OF CANDIDATES.
S. B. No. 58.] CHAPTER 54.
An Act to amend Article 3116 of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State
of Texas, adopted at the Regular Session of the Thirty-ninth Legislature,
1925, regulating the assessment of candidates for the payment of
primary expenses and providing that no candidate's name shall be
placed upon ballot unless he shall have paid his share of such expense
so as to limit the amount required to be paid by candidates for Chief
Justice or Associate Justice of a Court of Civil Appeals, or for representative
in Congress or for district judge or district attorney or any
other district office in representative or judicial districts composed of
four or more counties, and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That Article 3116 of the Revised Civil Statutes
of the State of Texas, adopted at the Regular Session of the
Thirty-ninth Legislature, 1925, be and the same is hereby
amended so as to read as follows:
Article 3116. No person's name shall be placed on the ballot
of a district, county or precinct office who has not paid to the
county executive committee, the amount of the estimated ex-
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