The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 87 of 2,111
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FORTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 79
be appointed as follows: Seven members of said Committee
shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House; seven members
thereof shall be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor; and
seven members thereof shall be appointed by the Governor. The
appointments so made shall be promptly and properly certified
to the Secretary of State, who shall immediately issue to each
member of said Committee a commission under the seal of the
State, attesting such appointment. Upon tha issuance of commissions,
the Secretary of State shall call said Committee to
meet in the City of Austin on a day certain, not less than ten
days, nor more than twenty days, after such call, for the purpose
of organizing and carrying out the provisions of this act.
SECTION 2. The fact that the appointment of such Committee
as heretofore authorized, and the functioning thereof, has
been delayed because it was deemed that said Committee as originally
contemplated was too small, and the further fact that
said Committee should begin its work at once, creates an emergency
and an imperative public necessity requiring the suspension
of the Constitutional Rule that bills be read on three several
days in each House, and said rule is hereby suspended and this
Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage,
and it is so enacted.
Approved August 17, 1931.
Effective August 17, 1931.
[NOTE: S. B. No. 53 passed the Senate by a vote of 27 yeass,
0 nays; passed the House by a vote of 109 yeas, 1 nay.]
VALIDATING INCORPORATION OF CERTAIN CITIES
S. B. No. 54.] CHAPTER 36.
An Act to validate the incorporation of all cities and towns incorporated,
or attempted to be incorporated under the General Laws of Texas,
where, by inadvertence, oversight, or mistake, the field notes of such
cities or towns were incorrectly set forth, or where any other irregularity
was had in the proceedings for the incorporation of such cities
or towns, where such cities or towns have been operating and acting as
such cities or towns, and where the governing body of such cities or
towns has, or have, entered an ordinance correcting and setting forth
the true field notes of the territory incorporated or attempted to be
incorporated, or where the governing body of such cities or towns has,
or have, entered an ordinance correcting such irregularity or irregularities;
and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That where, in any city or town heretofore incorporated
or attempted to be incorporated under the General Laws
of Texas, the petition calling for an election for the purpose of
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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/m1/87/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .