The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 48 of 2,111
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40 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
Municipal Courts of Gregg County, Texas, where the defendant
is charged with violating a State Law, and shall be entitled
to collect the fees provided by Law for representing the State
of Texas in said Municipal Courts, which fees are the same
as the fees for representing the State in Justice Courts.
SEC. 13. The Criminal District Attorney for the 124th Judicial
District of Texas shall receive the same fees allowed by
Law for County Attorneys in misdemeanor cases, and shall,
in addition to the Constitutional salary of Five Hundred Dollars
(8500.00) per annum allowed to District Attorneys to be
paid by the State of Texas in the manner provided by Law for
paying the salary of District Attorneys, be paid the same fees
which are now allowed and paid to County and District Attorneys
in Counties where less than three thousand (3,000)
votes were cast at the preceding presidential election.
SEC. 14. It is hereby made the duty of the Criminal District
Attorney of the 124th Judicial District of Texas to represent
the State of Texas in all criminal cases under examination or
prosecution in Gregg County in the 71st Judicial District of
Texas. The Criminal District Attorney of the 124th Judicial
District of Texas shall be permitted to retain out of the fees
earned and collected by him the sum of Four Thousand Dollars
(S4,000.00) per annum. After deducting the Four Thousand Dollars
($4,000.00), the remaining amount is to be applied first for
the payment of the salary of his assistants and the actual and
necessary expenses incurred by him in the conduct of his office.
such as stamps, stationery, books, telephone, traveling expenses
and all other actual and necessary expenses incident to the conduct
cf his office, and the balance remaining to be paid over
to Gregg County in accordance with the terms and provisions
of the Maximum Fee Bill; provided that in arriving at the
amount collected by him he shall include fees arising from all
classes of criminal cases, whether felony or misdemeanor arising
in any of the Municipal, Justice, County, or District Courts,
in said County of Gregg, or which may hereafter be created,
including habeas corpus hearings, fines and forfeitures, but
shall not include the Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) annual
Constitutional salary paid by the State of Texas; provided
that on the first day of January, or as soon thereafter as practical,
each year, he shall make a full and complete report and
account, as is now provided by law for officers required to
make annual reports of fees collected, of all such fees collected
by him, and shall keep the account and make the report provided
for in Article 3899, Revised Civil Statutes; provided that
in addition to the above he shall receive ten per cent (10%)
for the collection of bond forfeitures and fines collected for
the State and County, as is now provided by law, relating to
the collection of fees for County and District Attorneys. Said
Criminal District Attorney shall represent the State and County
in all tax suits, including suits for inheritance tax, as is now
provided for District and County Attorneys, and shall receive
the same fees for said service as received by District and County
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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/m1/48/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .