The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 44 of 1,943
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32 GENERAL LAWS.
annum; two of whom shall receive a salary not to exceed three
thousand dollars per annum each; two of whom shall receive
a salary not to exceed twenty-four hundred dollars per annum
each. He may employ two stenographers, who shall receive a
salary not to exceed two thousand four hundred dollars per annum
each. He may employ three investigators who shall receive
a salary not to exceed two thousand four hundred dollars
per annum each. The salaries of assistants, stenographers
and investigators and other employees, above provided
for, shall be paid monthly by said county, by warrant drawn
upon the general funds thereof. Should such disrtict attorney
or county attorney be of the opinion that the number of deputies,
assistants, stenographers, investigators or other employees
above provided for are inadequate for the proper investigation
of crime and the efficient performance of the duties of said
office, he may appoint such additional assistants and employees
and fix their salary, provided such salaries shall in no event
exceed the maximum provided herein to be paid to such assistants
or other employees, but such additional assistants or employees
so appointed, before qualifying and entering upon the
duties of such office and employment, shall be confirmed by the
Commissioners' Court of the county in which such appointments
are made. The salaries for such additional assistants
and employees shall be paid monthly out of the excess fees collected
by such district attorney or county attorney and his
office which would otherwise go to said county, a detailed sworn
itemized statement of which he shall include in his annual report,
as provided to be made in the Maximum Fee Bill. In no
event shall said county be liable for the salaries of such additional
assistants or employees. Any such assistant, deputy,
stenographer, investigator or employee, whether regular or
additional,shall be subject to removal at will of said district or
criminal district attorney.
"The criminal district attorney or county attorney of any
county with a population exceeding one hundred fifty thousand
(150,000) inhabitants, shall have the right to appoint, in addition
to those now provided by law, not more than two (2)
assistant county or district attorneys, at a salary not to exceed
three hundred fifty ($350.00) dollars per month, each, nor
more than five (5) clerks, investigators or abstractors at a
salary not to exceed two hundred ($200.00) dollars per month,
each, for the purpose of assisting the said attorney in performing
his duties with reference to the collection of delinquent
taxes and such other duties that might be assigned by the district
or county attorney, such salaries to be paid out of the
general fund of the county; provided, in counties under one
hundred fifty thousand (150,000) population, the county attorney,
with the approval of the Commissioners' Court, may
employ not more than one assistant at a salary not to exceed
two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars per month for the purpose
of assisting the county attorney in performing his duties with
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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/m1/44/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .