The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 23 of 2,111
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FORTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 15
or determine any question in any case and any other of said
Judges may complete the hearing and render judgment in the
case. Any of said Judges may hear and determine demurrers,
motions, petitions for injunction, application for appointment
of receivers, interventions, pleas of privilege, pleas in abatement,
and all dilatory pleas, motions for new trials and all
preliminary matters, questions and proceedings and may enter
judgment or order thereon in the Court in which the case is
pending, without having the case transferred to the Court of
the Judge acting and the Judge in whose Court the case is
pending may thereafter proceed to hear, complete and determine
the case or other matter or any part thereof and render
final judgment, thereon. Any of the Judges of said Courts may
issue restraining orders and injunctions returnable to any of
the other Judges or Courts.
SEC. 7. The District Clerk of Travis County shall be the
clerk of the District Courts of the 53rd Judicial District, of
the 98th District Court and of the 126th Judicial District and
shall perform all the duties of clerk of said three Courts; and
the District Attorney for the 53rd Judicial District shall represent
the State in all criminal cases in the 98th District Court
and in the 126th District Court, as well as in the 53rd District
Court, and perform such other duties as are, or may be provided
by law governing District Attorneys.
SEC. 8. The present Judges of the 53rd District Court and
the 98th District Court of Travis County, as the same now
exists, shall remain and continue District Judges of their respective
Districts and Courts as equalized under the provisions
of this Act and hold their respective offices of District Judge
until the term for which he has been elected or appointed
expires, and until his successor is elected and qualified; and
the Governor shall immediately upon taking the effect of this
Act, appoint a Judge for said 126th District Court who shall hold
the office until the next General Election, after the passage
of this Act and until his successor shall have been elected
SEC. 9. The Judges of each of said three District Courts,
each for his own Court, shall have the right to appoint an
official Court Reporter who shall have the qualifications and
receive the same compensation as are now, or may hereafter
be, fixed by law, for Court Reporters in District Courts.
SEC. 10. All writs, process, bonds, recognizances, orders,
decrees and judgments in civil and criminal cases and matters
issued, executed, entered into, required or rendered prior to
the taking effect of this Act, in either of said District Courts
and returnable to terms of said Courts, as heretofore fixed by
law, are hereby made returnable to said respective Courts as
if no change had been made in said Court, and all bonds executed
and recognizances entered in said Courts shall bind the
parties to their appearances or to fulfill the obligations of such
bonds and recognizances at the terms of said Courts, as heretofore
fixed by law and continued by this Act, and all bonds
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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/m1/23/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .