The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 37 of 1,943
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FORTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE-FOURTH CALLED SESSION. 25
SEC. 13. If at any time a new depository has been selected
and qualified, it shall be the duty, of the county and district
clerks to transfer to the new depository all funds in said depository
in the name of such clerk, and for this purpose a
check may de drawn on such funds by such clerks.
SEC. 14. In the event there has been no selection of a county
depository for trust funds, each county or district clerk having
the custody by law of any money, evidence of debt, script,
instrument of writing, or other article that may have been
deposited in court to abide the result of any legal proceeding
shall seal up in a secure package the identical money or other
article received by him and deposit the same in some iron safe
or bank vault.
SEC. 15. Any county or district clerk who fails to perform
any duty required by this Act, or shall do or perform any act
prohibited by the provisions of this Act shall be punished by
fine of not exceeding Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00), or
by imprisonment in jail not exceeding two years, or by both
such fine and imprisonment, and in addition thereto may be
punished for contempt.
SEC. 16. The fact that the constitution limits the period of
this special session of the Legislature 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.
SEC. 17. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and
after February 10, 1931.
Effective 90 days after adjournment.
[NOTE.-S. B. No. 22 passed the Senate by a vote of 27 ayes,
0 nays; passed the House by a viva voce vote. Was received
in the Executive Office February 17, 1930, and in the Department
of State February 17, 1930, without the Governor's signature.]
STOCK LAW AMENDED.
S. B. No. 24.] CHAPTER 15.
An Act amending Article 6954 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925, as
amended, with reference to the -mode of preventing horses and certain
other animals from running at large, and enumerating the counties
in which said Article shall anply: omitting from said Article the following
language: "provided that where there is an application to
include an entire county there shall not be less than twelve free holders
from each justice precinct of said county as signers to the petition
for such election," and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That Article 6954, Chapter 6, Title 121 of the
Revised Civil Statutes of Texas of 1925, as amended, be and
the same is hereby amended so as to hereafter read as follows:
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