The Laws of Texas, 1929-1931 [Volume 27] Page: 97 of 1,943
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FORTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE-FOURTH CALLED SESSION. 85
tested by the City Secretary or City Clerk, and shall be registered
by the City Treasurer. Interest on said bonds may be
represented by coupons signed by the proper officer or officers
of said city, or said coupons may bear the printed or lithographed
signatures of said officer or officers.
SEC. 7. It shall be the duty of the Attorney General of the
State of Texas to examine the proceedings incident to the issuance
of said special improvement bonds and to examine the
bonds when executed, and said bonds when executed shall be examined
by the Attorney General and shall not actually be issued
until the record and said bonds have been approved by the Attorney
General. After the bonds have been approved by the Attorney
General they shall be registered by the Comptroller of the
State of Texas and shall be delivered to the Mayor or presiding
officer of the governing board of said city, or shall be delivered
upon his written order.
SEC. 8. This Act shall not repeal any law, general or special
or any charter provision of any city affected hereby, but the provisions
hereof shall exist as an alternative power in addition to
the provisions of all other laws or charter provisions in anywise
relating to the subject matter hereof.
SEC. 9. The fact that the cities affected by the provisions of
this Act and the property owners and taxpayers in said cities
are being forced to pay a great deal more for street improvements
than will be necessary when such cities operate under the
provisions of this Act, the fact that the impounded or pledged
certificates, together with the usual higher interest rate of the
certificates and the lower interest rate of the bonds, have been determined
as ample to meet the principal and interest requirements
of the bonds, the fact that the Legislature has determined
that certain Statutory duties should be imposed on cities operating
under the terms of this Act, create an emergency and an
imperative public necessity requiring the suspension of the Constitutional
Rule which requires the reading of bills on three several
days in each House, and said Rule is hereby suspended, and
this Act shall take effect from and after its passage, and it is
Effective 20 days after adjournment.
[NOTE: H. B. No. 101 passed the House by a vote of 101 yeas,
0 nays; passed the Senate by a vote of 24 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/m1/97/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .