The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 14 of 1,943
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2 GENERAL LAWS.
authority to authorize the Comptroller to issue warrants upon
the State Treasurer for the payment of accounts for the contingent
expenses of the Fourth Called Session of the Forty-first
Legislature drawn upon the fund.
SEC. 4. Whereas, the Fourth Called Session of the Fortyfirst
Legislature of the State of Texas is now in session, and
public policy requires that the appropriation made by this Act
shall be made to be immediately available; therefore, an emergency
and an imperative public necessity exists 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
this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage
and it is so enacted.
[NOTE.-S. B. No. 2 passed the Senate finally by a vote of
29 yeas, 0 nays, and passed the House by a vote of 106 yeas,
Approved January 22, 1930.
Effective January 22, 1930.
VALIDATING THE EXTENSION OF CORPORATE LIMITS
OF CERTAIN CITIES AND TOWNS.
S. B. No. 55] CHAPTER 2.
An Act to validate the extension of the corporate limits of cities having
a population of not less than 11,000 and not more than 11,500, according
to the 1920 United States Census, and located in counties situated
on a boundary of the State of Texas, either wherein said extension
of territory was attempted under Statutes providing for the consolidation
of cities of more than 5,000 population, and wherein the
Act of extending said corporate limits said city has included all of
the territory of an adjoining city of less than 5,000 population, and/or
wherein said extension of territory was attempted under charter provisions
which provide for the annexation of adjoining territory without
specific reference to the fact that the adjoining erritory is included
in an incorporated city, and to validate all proceedings, actions,
resolutions, elections and ordinances taken or made in reference
thereto or pursuant thereto, and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That this Act shall affect all cities in the State
of Texas having a population of not less than 11,000 and not
more than 11,500, according to the 1920 United States Census,
and which are located in counties situated on a boundary of the
State of Texas.
SEC. 2. In every instance wherein a city coming under the
provisions of this Act has attempted to extend its corporate
limits by including all of the territory of an adjoining city of
less than 5,000 population, and has attempted to accomplish
such extension of boundaries under Statutes providing for the
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