The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 72 of 1,943
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60 GENERAL LAWS.
SEC. 17. The Board shall adopt proper forms and regulations,
rules and contracts as will in its best judgment protect
the income from lands leased hereunder. A majority of the
Board shall have power to act in all cases, except where otherwise
herein provided. The Board may reject any and all bids
and shall have the further right to withdraw any lands advertised
for lease prior to receiving and opening bids. Any and
all or parts of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
SEC. 17a. The said Board herein created shall have no right,
power or authority to lease for any purpose any of the land
composing the San Jacinto Battlefield lands or any other lands
where battles were fought for Texas Independence and Washington
Park on the Brazos, and it is hereby expressly forbidden
from leasing same.
SEC. 18. Since there is no law authorizing the sale of oil
and/or gas leases on Eleemosynary and State Memorial Park
lands this fact creates an emergency, and an imperative n)ublic
necessity exists that the constitutional rule requiring bills
to be read on three separate days in each House be suspended
and that this be placed upon third reading and final passage,
and take effect from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
Effective 90 days after adjournment.
[NOTE.-S. B. No. 94 passed the Senate by a vote of 22 yeas,
1 nay; passed the House with amendments by a viva voce vote;
Senate concurred in House amendment by a viva voce vote.
Was received in the Executive Office February 18, 1930, and
in the Department of State February 19, 1930, without the
PROVIDING FOR VOTING MACHINES.
S. B. No. 34.] CHAPTER 33.
An Act further regulating elections and primary elections; providing
for a system of voting therein by the use of voting machines; making
the adoption of such system optional in all counties of Texas; enacting
all provisions necessary and incidental to the subject of the act;
and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. Providing for Examination and Approval of
Voting Machines by the Secretary of State. Any person, firm
or corporation owning or controlling any voting machine and
desiring to have the same adopted for use in the State of Texas,
may apply to the Secretary of State to have such machine examined.
Before the examination the applicant shall pay to
the Secretary of State the sum of four hundred fifty ($450.00)
dollars. The Secretary of State shall cause said machine to
be examined as hereinafter provided and shall make and file and
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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/m1/72/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .