The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 98 of 1,111
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82 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
thereof by the board of trustees of said district or the municipal
authorities in accepting said acts and assuming control of said
district within the limits of said school district are hereby validated.
SEC. 4. The importance of the subject matter of this Act and
the fact that the Act should be passed as soon as possible,
creates an emergency and an imperative public necessity that
the constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
days in each House be suspended, and said rule is hereby suspended,
and that this Act shall take effect and be in force from
and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
Approved February 19, 1927.
Effective February 19, 1927.
H. B. No. 351.] CHAPTER 58.
An Act providing for assistants to the district attorney in judicial district
composed of more than one county and in which there is a city of
50,000 inhabitants or more; providing for the compensation, oath,
tenure and duties of said assistants; and providing all things necessary
and incident to the main purpose of the Act; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. In any judicial district in this State composed
of more than one county and in which there is a city having an
actual population of 50,000 inhabitants or more, the district attorney
shall have authority, with the approval of the commissioners'
court of such county in which said city is situated, to
appoint not more than two assistants, who shall be licensed to
practice law in this State, and shall perform such duties as shall
be required of them by the district attorney; and under the direction
of the district attorney shall have all the authority that
may be exercised by the district attorney. The district attorney
shall use one of said assistants as an investigator to assist in the
performance of the duties of his office, in addition to whatever
other duties may be required of such assistant. Said asssistants
shall take the constitutional oath of office and serve at the
will of the district attorney, not to exceed under any one appointment
the maximum time fixed by the Constitution for such
SEC. 2. The salary of each of said assistants shall not exceed
three thousand dollars ($3000.00) per year, to be paid by the
county in which said city is situated by warrant drawn on the
general fund thereof, all salaries payable monthly. The district
attorney shall ascertain the population of any city in his
district necessary to be ascertained under this Act by making
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