The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29] Page: 89 of 2,086
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FORTY-THIRD LEGISLATURE-SECOND CALLED SESSION. 79
is hereby amended so as to hereafter read as follows:
"Section 3. It is further provided that should the sum herein
appropriated be insufficient to pay the claims of all growers
and producers of cotton in full, then the sum appropriated shall
be prorated among the growers and producers of cotton as
hereinafter provided, and each such grower or producer shall receive
that proportion of the total appropriation that his individual
claim bears to the total claim approved by the Compensation
"No part of the money herein appropriated to reimburse
farmers for expenses incident to the establishment of regulated
zones shall be paid directly or indirectly for commissions or
fees to any person or persons for securing the passage of this
Bill, or for services before committees or with members of the
Legislature to secure its passage, or for presenting, filing and/
or prosecuting said claims before the Compensation Claim
Board, or any of its Agents.
"It is further provided that no claim or any part of any
claim against the State, which has arisen or may arise, by virtue
of and upon authority of the laws of this State, under
whose authority this appropriation for payment of said claims
is based, shall be negotiable or assignable; provided that this
provision shall in no way effect the right of executors or administrators
of the estate of any claimant from presenting the
claim of any such claimant who may be deceased, in the same
manner such deceased claimant could have done if living.
"Said funds appropriated by Chapter 67, Acts of the First
Called Session of the Forty-third Legislature, same being
Senate Bill No. 52, of said session, shall be prorated among the
valid claims of growers and producers of cotton in the zones
affected in the following manner:
"First: In so far as the funds which are authorized in said
appropriation are sufficient, they shall first be prorated to pay
the valid claims that are filed with the Compensation Claim
Board on or before April 15, 1934, and which are approved by
"Second: Any funds remaining under said appropriation
after the payment of the valid and approved claims, which
have been filed with the Compensation Claim Board, on or before
April 15, 1934, approved by said Board, have been paid
in full, shall be prorated among the valid claims filed after
April 15, 1934, and before October 23, 1935, and which are approved
by the Compensation Claim Board.
"It is the intention of this Act to reimburse the growers and
producers of cotton, which is produced in Texas, for expenses
incurred in sterilizing cotton seed and fumigating cotton,
whether said cotton was ginned in Texas or some other State,
if said expense to the grower was charged by reason of the
Texas Regulatory Laws in such cases.
"Provided that when any claim, payment of which has been
authorized under the Act herein amended, is paid only in its
proportionate part, the said claim shall be receipted for in full,
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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/m1/89/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .