The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 100 of 1,943
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88 GENERAL LAWS.
SEC. 5. The fact that in some parts of the State unscrupulous
persons have been catching live wolves in sections where the
same are plentiful, and transporting them to the pastures of
ranchmen where large bounties are offered for the scalps of such
wolves, and afterwards making contracts with said ranchmen
to trap or catch such wolves, thereby defrauding the ranchmen
of the bounties offered on the scalps of such wolves, 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 that this Act take effect and be in
force from and after its passage, and said Rule is hereby suspended,
and it is so enacted.
Approved February 18, 1930.
Effective 90 days after adjournment.
[NOTE: H. B. No. 13 passed the House by viva voce vote;
passed the Senate by a vote of 26 yeas, 0 nays.]
BOUNTIES ON WOLF SCALPS IN JACK, YOUNG AND
H. B. No. 71.] CHAPTER 47.
An Act authorizing the Commissioners' Court to pay bounties on wolf
scalps in Jack, Young and Wise Counties to preserve game in said
Counties; enacting the necessary regulations in reference thereto; and
declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. In Wise, Jack and Young Counties the Commissioners'
Court of the County, in order to preserve game, is
hereby authorized to pay out of the General County Fund
bounties on the scalps of wolves killed in the county, not to exceed
Fifty Dollars for each scalp. Said Commissioners' Court
may require such proof and adopt such rules and regulations
as are necessary in order to protect the interest of the county
and make assurance that one animal has been killed for each
scalp paid for.
SEC. 2. The fact that wolves are sufficiently numerous in
said counties to require some action on the part of the counties
in order to eradicate same and protect and preserve game in
said counties, 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 and the same is hereby
suspended, and that this Act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
Effective 20 days after adjournment.
[NOTE: H. B. No. 71 passed the House by a vote of 104
yeas, 0 nays; passed the Senate with amendment by a vote of
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