The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 36 of 1,943
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24 GENERAL LAWS.
shall file with the county clerk of' such county a statement
designating the place at said county seat where, and the person,
firm or corporation by whom, all the deposits may be received
from the clerks for such depository, and where and by
whom in said county seat all checks drawn on such depository
will be paid, and such depository shall cause every check to be
paid upon presentation at the place so designated so long as the
said depository has sufficient funds to the credit of such funds
applicable to their payment.
REC. 8. If the Commissioners' Court shall at any time deem
it necessary for the protection of the trust funds, it may require
any depository to execute a new bond. If said new bond
is not filed within fifteen days from the time of the service of
a copy of said order upon said depository, the Commissioners'
Court may proceed to the selection of another depository in
the manner provided for the selection of a depository as provided
by Section 5 of this Act.
SEC. 9. The county and district clerks shall not be responsible
for any loss of the trust funds through failure or negligence
of any depository, but nothing in this Act shall release
any county or district clerk for any loss resulting from any
official misconduct or negligence on his part nor from any responsibility
for such trust funds until a depository shall be
selected and the funds deposited therein, nor for any misappr.opriation
of such funds by him. Upon the deposit in the
legally selected depository of the trust funds by any county or
district clerk, such clerk shall thereafter be relieved of the
safekeeping of said funds.
SEC. 10. In the event of the insolvency of any depository,
or if for any reason, on account of the deposit of the trust
funds with any depository, any part of said funds are lost, the
county shall be liable to the person to whom any part of said
trust funds is due for the full amount of said funds due such
SEC. 11. Any county or district clerk having the custody by
law of any money that may have been deposited in court to
abide the result of any legal proceeding. which amount is
to be in his possession for a period longer than three days,
shall deposit the same in the county depository for trust funds,
if there be such a depository. The funds deposited by the
clerk shall be carried as a trust fund account in the name of
the clerk making the deposit, and same shall be subject to
withdrawal by the clerk under the conditions set out in the
succeeding section of this Act.
SEC. 12. Except upon an order of the judge of the court
in which funds have been deposited, no check shall be drawn
on said depository for any part of said funds by the clerk except
for payment to the person or persons to whom the amount
of said check is due. All checks drawn by the clerks shall
show the style and number of the proceeding in which said
money was deposited with the clerk.
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