The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29] Page: 84 of 2,086
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74 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
thousand (3,000) and not more than six thousand (6,000) inhabitants
according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SEC. 2. All elections, election orders, election proceedings
and city ordinances annexing adjacent territory to, or extending
and prescribing the corporate limits of, any incorporated
city having a population of not less than three thousand (3,000)
and not more than six thousand (6,000) inhabitants, as shown
by the last preceding Federal Census, shall be and the same are
hereby validated and confirmed.
SEC. 3. The city ordinances of all cities in the class described
in the foregoing section fixing and prescribing the corporate
limits extended by the annexation or attempted annexation
of adjacent territory are hereby validated and confirmed.
SEC. 4. In every instance wherein a city coming under the
provision of this Act has attempted to extend its corporate
limits under statutes providing for the annexation of adjoining
territory, all actions, resolutions, elections, ordinances, proceedings
and contracts held, made or passed, in reference thereto,
or pursuant thereto, are hereby confirmed, ratified and validated,
irrespective of any irregularities, and in like manner as
if said annexation had been done under legislative authority
SEC. 5. The fact that many of the cities of the class mentioned
have increased in population and extended or attempted
to extend their corporate limits from time to time, and that
questions concerning the regularity of such proceedings have
repeatedly arisen, and will likely continue to arise, thereby interfering
and threatening to interfere with the municipal government
of such annexed territory, especially in the enforcement
of police, fire and sanitary measures, and the making of
valuable public improvements, as well as the public welfare
generally, create an emergency and an imperative public necessity
that the Constitutional Rule requiring bills to be read on
three separate days be suspended, and said Rule is suspended,
and this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after the
date of its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NOTE.-H. B. No. 60 passed the House, February 13, 1934,
by a vote of 110 yeas, 0 nays; passed the Senate, February 16,
1934, by a vote of 29 yeas, 0 nays.]
Approved March 7, 1934.
Effective March 7, 1934.
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