The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29] Page: 63 of 2,086
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FORTY-THIRD LEGISLATURE-SECOND CALLED SESSION. 53
vision for the "Operation and Maintenance Account," the ordinance
authorizing the issuance of such bonds, notes or warrants
shall make provision for a "Special Interest and Sinking
Fund Account" into which there shall be set aside monthly, or
oftener if necessary, such portion of the gross income and
revenues of either one or all of such project or projects as shall
be sufficient to pay when due the principal of and interest on
the bonds, notes or warrants.
SEC. 14. No part of the income and revenues of either one
or all of such project or projects shall be used or devoted to
any purpose or purposes, save and except the purposes prescribed
in Sections 12 and 13, hereof, so long as such notes,
bonds or warrants shall be outstanding and unpaid; and the
use or payment of such income and revenues, or any part
thereof, for any other purpose shall be a diversion thereof and
punishable as provided by Article 94 of the Penal Code of this
State, Revision of 1925.
SEC. 15. No such bridge shall be constructed, maintained or
operated over any entrance channel to any port operated by
any navigation district without a permit from the Navigation
and Canal Commissioners of such District and all plans and
specifications for said bridge shall be subject to the joint approval
of the governing bodies of the city and district. Whenever
any said toll bridge is constructed, maintained and operated
over and across any entrance channel into a deep water port
under the provisions of this act, the Navigation and Canal
Commissioners of the navigation district governing said port
shall have the power to prescribe reasonable rules and regulations
for the operation of said bridge in aid of navigation and
shall have and exercise direct control over the operation of the
mechanical facilities of said bridge, providing for the clearance
of the channel for the ingress and egress of vessels to said
deep water port and to employ and direct all agencies in the
management and operation of same, and said facilities shall
be maintained and operated at the expense of said city but under
the direct control and direction of said navigation and canal
commissioners. No city shall have the power to construct,
maintain or operate any such toll bridge over any such entrance
channel to any such deep water port except in conformity
with this section.
SEC. 16. This Act shall not be construed to repeal any existing
laws with respect thereto, it being the purpose and intent
of this Act to create an additional and alternative method
for the purposes named herein.
SEC. 17. If any section, sub-section, sentence, clause or
phrase of this Act is held to be unconstitutional, such decision
shall not affect the validity of the remaining portion of this Act.
SEC. 18. The fact that but a limited time remains permitting
cities to secure relief during this period of depression from
the Federal Government, in order to aid said cities and the unemployed,
creates an emergency and an imperative necessity
that the Constitutional Rule requiring all bills to be read on
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29], book, 1935; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17292/m1/63/: accessed January 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .