The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 53 of 1,943
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FORTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE-FOURTH CALLED SESSION. 41
6675a-14; P. C. Arts. 807a), designed or used primarily for the
transportation of persons.
(k) "Department" means the State Highway Department or
its duly authorized officers or agents.
(1) "Owner" means any person who holds the legal title of
a vehicle or who has the legal right of possession thereof, or
the legal right of control of said vehicle.
(m) "Public Highway" shall include any road, street, way,
thoroughfare or bridge in this State not privately owned or controlled
for the use of vehicles over which the State has legislative
jurisdiction under its police power.
(n) "Motor Bus" shall include every vehicle except those
operated by muscular power or exclusively on stationary rails or
tracks, which is used in transporting persons between or through
two or more incorporated cities and/or towns and/or villages
for compensation (or hire) whether operated over fixed routes
or otherwise; except such of said vehicles as are operated exclusively
within the limits of incorporated cities and/or towns
or surburban additions to such towns.
(o) "Farm-Trailer" means every trailer designed and used
primarily as a farm vehicle.
(p) By "operated or moved temporarily upon the highways"
is meant the operation or conveying between different farms for
use thereon and the operation between the owner's farm and the
place where his farm produce is prepared for market or where
the same is actually marketed, and applies only when such trailer
or implement is used for such purpose and not for hire.
SEC. 2. That Article 6675a-2 of the Revised Civil Statutes
of Texas for 1925, be amended so that the same shall hereafter
read as follows:
"Art. 6675a-2. Registration. Every owner of a motor vehicle,
trailer or semi-trailer, used or to be used upon the public
highways of this State, and each chauffeur, shall apply each
year to the State Highway Department through the County Tax
Collector of the County in which he resides for the registration
of each such vehicle owned or controlled by him, or for a
chauffeur's license, for the ensuing or current calendar year
or unexpired portion thereof; provided, however, that owners of
farm tractors, farm trailers and implements of husbandry operated
or moved temporarily upon the highways shall not be required
to register such tractors or implements; provided, however,
that such trailers are operated in conformity to all provisions
of the law save and except the requirement as to registration.
SEC. 3. The fact that the Constitution limits the period of
time 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 be suspended,
and the same is hereby suspended, and this Act shall
take effect and be in force from and after its passage and it is
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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/m1/53/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .