The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 22 of 2,111
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14 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
the firs-t Monday in November and may continue until and including
the Satuday before the third Monday in January; on
the third Aio,1 CLCy in January and may continue until and includinmr
the Saturday before the third Monday in March; on
the t;wvd 'r1 on la:r in March and may continue until and including
the Saturday before the third Monday in June; and on the
third MIonday in June and may continue until and including
the last Saturday in July; provided, that said June term may
by order of the Court entered in the minutes be continued for
such time as may be fixed by said order.
SEC. 4. The said three District Courts of Travis County
shall have jurisdiction over all matters, both civil and criminal,
of which jurisdiction is given or shall be given by the
Constitution an.d lawrs of Texas to District Courts; and said
three District Courts shall have concurrent civil and criminal
jurisdiction of all matters, civil and criminal, of which jurisdicti)n
is given lo the District Court by the Constitution and
the Iaws of the State of Texas.
SEC. 5. All three of said District Courts shall have the
right to select Jury Commissioners and empanel Grand Juries.
The District Judge of the 53rd District Court shall order drawn
a Grand Jury for the January and May terms of said Court;
the District Judge of the 98th District Court shall order drawn
a Grand Jury for the April and October terms of said Court;
and the Judge of the 126th District Court shall order drawn a
Grand Jury for the September and June terms of said Court.
The respective Judges of said Courts may order both Grand
and Petit Juries to be drawn for such other terms of his said
Court as in his judgment is necessary, by an order entered
in the minutes of the Court.
SEC. 6. The Judge of each of said Courts may, in his discretion,
either in term time or in vacation, on motion of any party
or an agreement of the parties, or on his own motion, transfer
any cause, civil or criminal, on his docket to the docket of one
of the other said District Courts; and the Judge of said Courts
may, in their discretion, exchange benches of Districts from
time to time; and whenever a Judge of one of said Courts is
disqualified. he shall transfer the case from his Court to one
of the other Courts, and any of said Judges may in his own
courtroom try and determine any case or proceeding pending
in either of the other Courts, without having the case transferred,
or may sit in any of the other said Courts and there hear
and determine any case there pending, and each judgment
and order shall be entered in the minutes of the Court in which
the case is pending, and two or more Judges may try different
cases in the same Court at the same time and each may occupy
his own courtroom or the room of any other Court. In case
of absence, sickness or disqualification of any of said Judges,
any other of said Judges may hold Court for him. Any of
said Judges may hear any part of any case or proceeding pending
in any of said Courts and determine the same or may hear
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28], book, 1933; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17293/m1/22/: accessed January 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .