The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 47 of 2,111
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FORTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 39
SEC. 8. Any party or parties desiring to institute or file
any suit over which the District Court of the 71st Judicial
District in and for Gregg County, Texas, has jurisdiction and
of which the 124th Judicial District Court has jurisdiction,
shall have the right to file the same in either of said Courts
subject to the right of the Judge of either of said Courts to
transfer the same, as herein provided for.
SEC. 9. The District Clerk of Gregg County, Texas, shall,
when suits are filed in either of said Courts, file same in the
Court designated by the attorney filing said suit, and in order
to distinguish cases filed in said Court, the clerk shall place after
the number of each suit filed in the 71st Judicial District Court
in and for Gregg County, Texas, the capital letter "A" and
after the number of each suit filed in the 124th Judicial District
Court, hereby created, the capital letter "B."
SEC. 10. The 71st Judicial District Court in and for Gregg
County, Texas, and the 124th Judicial District Court, hereby
created, shall have concurrent civil and criminal jurisdiction
with each other in Gregg County, Texas, in all matters over
which jurisdiction is given or may be given by the Constitution
and Laws of the State of Texas to District Courts.
SEC. 11. As a necessary incident to the creation of this
Court and for the purpose of perfecting the organization and
the proper functioning thereof, there is hereby created the
office of Criminal District Attorney for the 124th Judicial
District of Texas, who shall be elected at the next general
electicn and at each succeeding general election thereafter,
who shall hold his office for the period of two (2) years and
until his successor is elected and qualified; he shall possess
all the qualifications and take the oath and give the bond required
by the Constitution and Laws of this State for other
District Attorneys, provided that the present County Attorney
of Gregg County shall continue in office, take the oath and
give the bond required by the Constitution and Laws for other
District Attorneys and assume the duties and be known as the
Criminal District Attorney of the 124th Judicial District of
Texas. He shall proceed to organize and arrange the affairs of
the office of Criminal District Attorney of such district, appoint
assistants. as provided herein, and shall receive the fees
provided for herein for such office, until the next general
election and until his successor shall be elected and qualified.
A vacancy in the office shall be filled in the manner provided
for filling a vacancy in the office of District Attorney.
SEC. 12. The Criminal District Attorney for the 124th Judicial
District of Texas shall have and exercise all such powers,
duties and privileges as are now by law conferred, or which
may hereafter be conferred, upon District and County Attorneys,
and shall represent the State of Texas in all criminal
cases under examination or prosecution in the 71st Judicial
District Court in and for Gregg County, Texas, and the Court
created herein, and in the County Court, Justice Court and all
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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/m1/47/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .