The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 97 of 1,111
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GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS. 81
shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, and
it is so enacted.
Approved February 19, 1927.
Effective ninety (90) days after adjournment.
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN CITIES, TOWNS
S. B. No. 171.] CHAPTER 57.
An Act relating to cities and towns, and towns and villages, which have
assumed control of their schools; declaring them to be independent
school districts; providing for an independent school district where
towns and villages or cities and towns have abolished their corporate
existence, and providing how they shall be governed and controlled;
validating all towns and villages or cities and towns that have heretofore
assumed control of their public free schools under the Revised
Statutes of this State, and have abolised their corporate existence and
re-incorporated for municipal purposes, and have again assumed control
of their public free schools, and validating all Acts and things in
pursuance thereof by the board of trustees of the district or the municipal
authorities in accepting said Acts and assuming control of said district
within the limits of said school district; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That all cities and towns and towns and villages
that have hertofore assumed control of the schools within its
limits, whether or not said districts have been added to as provided
by the law, of Texas, are hereby declared to be independent
SEC. 2. That where towns and villages or cities and towns
have heretofore abolished their corporate existence as a municipal
corporation the public free schools theretofore under the
control of said towns and villages or cities and towns, are hereby
declared to be independent school districts and shall remain
under the control of the trustees theretofore elected or appointed,
and said trustees shall be annually elected thereafter,
unless said city or town shall sooner re-incorporate for municipal
purposes and again assume control of said schools as provided
by Article 2759, Revised Civil Statutes, 1925.
SEC. 3. That all towns and villages or cities and towns that
have heretofore assumed control of their public free schools
under the Revised Statutes of Texas, and have abolished their
corporate existence and re-incorporated for municipal purposes,
and have again assumed control of the public free schools
within said old school district lines or within the limits as altered
or changed by the school board of their respective counties,
under the terms and provisions of Articles 2759, 2760 and
2761, Revised Civil Statutes, 1925 are hereby validated and declared
to be binding and all acts and things done in pursuance
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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/m1/97/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .