The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 19 of 1,943
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FORTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE-FOURTH CALLED SESSION. 7
RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR REPURCHASE OF
SCHOOL LANDS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY.
S. B. No. 14.] CHAPTER 6.
An Act to authorize the Commissioner of the General Land Office to accept
and award all applications for the repurchase of public school
land located in Montgomery County, Texas forfeited and reappraised
under Chapter 94, An Act approved March 19, 1925, and as amended
by Chapter 25, An Act approved October 27, 1926, for which applications
or the first payment therefor were filed in the Land Office after
the expiration of the time allowed by law for the filing thereof
but for which applications and the first payment were so filed; such
acceptance and award to be subject to existing rights of any third
party who may have filed oil and gas applications thereon.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texass
SECTION 1. In cases where public school land located in
Montgomery County, Texas was forfeited and came under the
terms of either Chapter 94, An Act approved March 19, 1925,
or Chapter 25, An Act approved October 27, 1926, and was reappraised
by the Commissioner of the General Land Office,
and for the repurchase of which the forfeiting owner filed his
application, together with the first payment therefor, after the
expiration of the time fixed by those Acts for so doing, the said
Commissioner shall accept such applications and award the land
upon the return of the first payment to the said Land Office.
SEC. 2. The acceptance of such applications and issuance of
awards thereon shall constitute a sale effective from the date on
which such applications were filed in the Land Office; but said
sales shall be subject to any rights, if any, heretofore acquired
by one who may have heretofore filed a valid oil and gas application
for a permit to develop said substances.
SEC. 3. The importance of this Act creates an emergency
and an imperative public necessity, authorizing the suspension
of the constitutional rule that bills be read on three several
days, and that this Act take effect and be in full force and effect
from and after its passage, and it is enacted.
Effective 20 days after adjournment.
[NOTE.-S. B. No. 14 passed the Senate by a vote of 27 yeas,
0 nays; passed the House by a vote of 105 yeas, 1 nay. Said Bill
was received in the Executive office February 13, 1930, and in
the Department of State February 13, 1930, without the signature
of the Governor.]
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27], book, 1931; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16362/m1/19/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .