The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 48 of 1,943
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36 GENERAL LAWS.
may determine under the provisions of Article 3895, to be paid
quarterly. No county clerk shall be compelled to file or record
any instrument of writing permitted or required by law to be
recorded until the payment or tender of payment of all legal
fees for such filing or recording has been made. Nothing
herein shall be held to include papers or instruments filed or
recorded in suits pending in the county court."
SEC. 7. Article 3937, Revised Civil Statutes of 1925, is
hereby amended so as to read as follows:
"Article 3937. Tax Assessor.-Each assessor of taxes shall
receive the following compensation for his services, which
shall be estimated upon the total value of the property assessed
as follows: For assessing the State and county taxes; on all
sums for the first two million ($2,000,000.00) dollars, or less,
five cents for each one hundred ($100.00) dollars of property
assessed; on all sums in excess of two million ($2,000,000.00)
dollars, and less than five million ($5,000,000.00) dollars, two
and one-half cents on each one hundred ($100.00) dollars, and
on all sums in excess of five million ($5,000,000.00) dollars, two
and one-fourth cents on each one hundred ($100.00) dollars;
provided, that in all counties in which the population does not
exceed twelve thousand five hundred inhabitants, the assessor
shall receive on all sums for the first four million dollars the
sum of five cents for each one hundred dollars, and that on all
sums above such amount the fees shall be as above stated;
one-half of the above compensation shall be paid by the State,
and one-half by the county; for assessing the taxes in all drainage
districts, road districts or other political subdivisions of the
county, the assessor shall be paid three-fifths of one cent for
each one hundred dollars of the assessed values of such districts
or subdivisions; provided such compensation as is paid
to the assessor shall be prorated among the various drainage
districts, road districts and other political subdivisions of the
county according to the value of the property assessed in each
district, or other political subdivision; and for assessing the
poll tax five cents for each poll which shall be paid by the State.
"The Commissioners' Court shall allow the assessor of taxes
such sums of money to be paid monthly from the county treasury,
as may be necessary to pay for clerical work, taking assessments
and making out the tax rolls of the county, (such
sums so allowed to be deducted from the amount allowed to the
assessor as compensation upon the completion of said tax rolls);
provided, the amount allowed the assessor by the Commissioners'
Court shall not exceed the compensation that may be due by
county to him for assessing."
SEC. 8. Article 7331 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas
for 1925 is hereby amended so as to read hereafter as follows:
"Article 7331. Fees of Tax Collector.-For calculating and
preparing redemption certificates and receipts, reporting and
crediting redemptions, posting Comptroller's redemption numbers
on the delinquent tax record or annual delinquent list,
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