The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 45 of 2,111
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FORTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 37
CREATING THE 124TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT TO BE COMPOSED
OF GREGG COUNTY ONLY; PROVIDING
FOR A CRIMINAL DISTRICT ATTORNEY
H. B. No. 49.] CHAPTER 23.
An Act creating the 124th Judicial District to be constituted of Gregg
County, Texas, only; fixing the time during which said Court shall
exist; providing for the terms thereof; providing that the Clerk of the
71st Judicial District Court of Gregg County, Texas, shall serve as
Clerk of said 124th Judicial District; and providing for the duties of
the District Clerk of said 124th Judicial District; and providing for the
appointment of the Judge thereof and his compensation; providing for
the transfer of eases from the 71st Judicial District Court of Gregg
County to said 124th Judicial District Court and from said 124th Judicial
District Court to the 7Is't Judicial District Court of Gregg County;
and providing for the jurisdiction of said C6urt; creating the office of
Criminal District Attorney of the 124th Judicial District of the State
of Texas; providing that the County Attorney of Gregg County shall
assume the duties of such office until the next general election, providing
for the election of the Criminal District Attorney thereafter, prescribing
his duties, tenure of office, compensation, qualifications, taking
the official oath and giving bond; authorizing said Criminal District
Attorney to appoint assistants, fixing their compensation, and providing
for the payment of same out of the fees of office, and prescribing their
duties; providing for said Criminal District Attorney to keep the accounts
and make the reports now provided for other officers under the
Maximum Fee Bill, providing the manner of filling vacancies in said
office; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. Gregg County, Texas, shall hereafter constitute
the 124th Judicial District of the State of Texas.
SEC. 2. The terms of the Court of the said 124th Judicial
District Court of Gregg County, Texas, shall be held in Gregg
County, Texas, each year as follows: On the first Monday in
January, March, May, July, September and November of each
year and each term of said Court shall continue in session until
and including the Saturday before the next succeeding term begins
or until all business is disposed of; provided, however, that
the first regular term of said Court shall be and become in session
immediately upon the taking effect of this Act and the
appointment and qualification of the Judge thereof, as hereinafter
SEC. 3. The said 124th Judicial District of Texas shall be
composed of Gregg County, Texas, alone, and shall automatically
cease to exist upon the expiration of four (4) years from the
date upon which this Act becomes effective and all terms and
provisions hereof shall, upon the expiration of four (4) years
from the Jate this Act becomes effective, be and become of no
further force and effect whatsoever.
SEC. 4. At the expiration of the time for which said 124th
Judicial District of Texas is created, the Judge thereof shall
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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/m1/45/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .