The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 51 of 1,943
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FORTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE-FOURTH CALLED SESSION. 39
provided, the maximum annual fees that may be retained by
county officers mentioned in this Article shall be as follows:
1. In counties containing less than twenty-five thousand inhabitants:
County Judge, $2250.00; Sheriff, $2750.00; County
Clerk, $2250.00; County Attorney, $2250.00; District Clerk,
$2250.00; Tax Collector, $2250.00; Tax Assessor, $2250.00;
Justice of the Peace, $2,000.00; Constable, $2,000.00.
2. In counties containing as many as twenty-five thousand
and less than thrity-seven thousand five hundred inhabitants in
which there is no city containing over twenty-five thousand inhabitants:
County Judge, $2500.00; Sheriff, $3000.00; County
Clerk, $2400.00; County Attorney, $2400.00; District Attorney,
$2500.00; District Clerk, $2400.00; Tax Assessor, $2400.00; Tax
3. In counties containing as many as thirty-seven thousand
five hundred inhabitants or containing a city of over twentyfive
thousand inhabitants: County Judge, $3500.00; Sheriff,
$3500.00; County Clerk, $2750.00; County Attorney, $3500.00;
District Attorney, $2500.00; District Clerk, $2750.00; Tax Collector,
$2750.00; Tax Assessor, $2750.00.
Compensation herein fixed for sheriff of any county shall
be exclusive of any reward received for the apprehension of
criminals or fugitives from justice. The maximum fixed for
the compensation of each district attorney shall be inclusive of
the salary allowed by the Constitution."
SEC. 12. If any section, sentence or any part whatever of
this Act should be held to be unconstitutional or invalid, the
same shall not affect the remaining portions of this Act, and
it is hereby declared that the Legislature would have passed
that part which is constitutional and valid.
SEC. 13. The fact that the Constitution limits the period of
this special session of the Legislature and the limited time remaining,
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. 14. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and
after January 1, 1931.
Effective January 1, 1931.
[NOTE.-H. B. No. 9 passed the House by a vote of 94 yeas,
10 nays, 2 present and not voting; passed the Senate as amended
by a vote of 20 yeas, 3 nays; House refused to concur in
Senate amendment, and a Free Conference Committee was appointed.
The House adopted the Free Conference Committee report
by a viva voce vote; Senate adopted the Free Conference
Committee report by vote of 20 yeas, 4 nays. Said bill was
received in the Executive Office February 18, 1930, and in the
Department of State February 19, 1930, without the Governor's
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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/m1/51/: accessed May 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .