The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 92 of 1,943
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30 GENERAL LAWS.
be suspended, and that this Act take effect and be in force from
and after its passage, and said Rule is hereby suspended, and it
is so enacted.
Effective 20 days After adjournment.
[NOTE: H. B. No. 11 passed the House by a vote of 104 yeas,
2 nays; passed the Senate by a vote of 26 yeas, 0 nays. Was received
in the Executive Office February 18, 1930, and in the
Department of State February 18, 1930, without the Governor's
CLOSED SEASON ON QUAIL AND FUR-BEARING
ANIMALS IN STEPHENS COUNTY.
H. B. No. 99.] CHAPTER 41.
An Act providing for a closed season in Stephens County upon quail and
all fur-bearing animals for a period of three years, and providing for
certain exceptions to fur-bearing animals; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That hereafter, for a period of three years from
and after the passage of this Act, it shall be unlawful to kill or
capture, or take possession of any quail or any fur-bearing animal
in Stephens County, Texas, provided, however, that the
provisions of this Act shall not apply to the killing or capturing
of wolves and catamounts.
SEC. 2. Any one violating the provisions of this Act shall
upon conviction in a court of competent jurisdiction be fined
not less than Two hundred ($200.00) Dollars or more than Five
Hundred ($500.00) Dollars, or imprisoned in jail for not more
than ninety days or both.
SEC. 3. The fact that there is a scarcity of quail in Stephens
County and that there is a wholesale killing of fur-bearing ,animays
not injurious to the residents of said county create an
emergency and an imperative public necessity demanding that
the Constitutional Rule requiring bills to be read on three several
days in each House be suspended, and the same is hereby
suspended, and this Act is and shall be in full force from and
after its passage and it is so enacted.
Effective 90 days after adjournment.
[NOTE: H. B. No. 99 passed the House by a viva voce vote;
passed the Senate by a vote of 26 yeas, 0 nays. Was received
in the Executive Office February 18, 1930, and in the Department
of State February 18, 1930, without the Governor's signature.]
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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/m1/92/: accessed May 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .