The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 39 of 1,943
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FORTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE-FOURTH CALLED SESSION. 27
Chapter 8, passed at the third Called Session of the Forty-first
Legislature; and the further fact that it is desirable to authorize
counties to prohibit stock from running at large, creates an
emergency and an imperative public necessity that the Constitutional
Rule requiring that bills be read on three several days
in both houses be suspended, and said Rule is hereby suspended
and this Act shall take effect from and after its passage, and
it is so enacted.
Effective 20 days after adjournment.
[NOTE.-S. B. No. 24 passed the Senate by a vote of 23 ayes,
0 nays; passed the House by a vote of 101 ayes, 0 nays. Was
received in the Executive Office February 17, 1930, and in the
Department of State February 17, 1930, without the Governor's
SALARY OF COUNTY JUDGE AND COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
TO BE PAID OUT OF CERTAIN FUNDS.
S. B. No. 26.] CHAPTER 16.
An Act authorizing a certain portion of the salary of county judges and
county commissioners to be paid out of the road and bridge fund and
the remainder out of the general fund of the county; and declaring
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. The salary of each county commissioner and
each county judge may be paid wholly out of the county general
fund or, at the option of the commissioners' court, may be
paid out of the county general fund and the county road and
bridge fund in the following proportions: For each commissioner,
not to exceed seventy-five per cent out of the road and
bridge fund and the remainder out of the general fund; and
for each county judge, not to exceed twenty-five per cent out
of the road and bridge fund and the remainder out of the
general fund; provided this Act shall not apply until the Constitutional
limits as to levying taxes have first been reached.
SEC. 2. The fact that most of the duties of county commissioners
are devoted to the county roads and therefore most of
the salary should come out of the road and bridge fund, creates
and 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 90 days after adjournment.
[NOTE.-S. B. No. 26 passed the Senate by a vote of 22 aves,
0 nays, 2 present and not voting; passed the House with amend-
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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/m1/39/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .