The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 75 of 2,111
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FORTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 67
RELATING TO ELECTION IN SAN ANTONIO RIVER
CANAL AND CONSERVATION DISTRICT.
S. B. No. 61.] CHAPTER 29.
An Act to amend Subdivision (b) of Section 3, S. B. No. 625, Chapter 241,
Acts of the Regular Session of the Forty-Second Legislature, and declaring
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That Subdivision (b) of Section 3, S. B. 625,
Chapter 241, Acts of the Regular Session of the Forty-Second
Legislature be and the same is hereby amended so as to hereafter
read as follows:
"Section 3, Subdivision (b)
The pre-election directors of this District, within five hundred
and forty (540) days next after the effective day of this Act,
shall order and cause to be held an election within the District
at which time there shall be submitted to the qualified voters of
the District the following issue, viz: "Approving Creation of
the District and the Levy of a Preliminary Tax of not to Exceed
Two Cents on Each One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars of Assessed
Values" and, contrarily, "For Dissolution of the District." Said
issues as herein stated shall be printed upon the ballot to be
used in said election. Said election shall be held after such
notice and in the manner provided by Chapter 25 of the Acts
of the 39th Legislature of Texas, Regular Session. It is provided
that for the purpose of holding said election the directors,
by an order entered in their minutes, may define voting precincts,
to control in the holding of said election, which precincts,
insofar as is appropriate, shall conform to the official precincts
established by the Commissioners' Court of the county in which
the District is situated. Further, it is provided that directors
of the District for its preliminary period shall be nominated and
elected as follows, viz: Any two hundred (200) or more qualified
electors of the District may file with the secretary of the
Pre-election Board of Directors herein provided for, a written
petition nominating nine (9), or any number fewer than nine
(9), candidates for directors. Such petitions shall bear the
written agreement of any named proposed director to serve in
case he be elected; Such petitions may be signed only by the
person whose name may be subscribed thereto, and each such
name shall be followed by the correct residence address and
statement of the occupation of the signatory party: Said petition
shall contain the statement that the signatory parties are
qualified electors in the District and tax-payers therein: Said
petition shall be verified by the person, or persons, circulating
the same by an oath in form substantially as follows, viz: "I
solemnly swear (or affirm) that each name appearing, or affixed
to the foregoing petition was subscribed in my'presence by each
person whose name appears thereon. I further swear (or af-
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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/m1/75/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .