The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 95 of 2,111
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FORTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 87
the House of Representatives of said Legislature at its Regular
Session; to pay any and all sums for whatever purpose authorized
to be expended by concurrent resolution of said Legislature
at its Regular Session; and to pay the per diem of members,
officers and employes for pre-session and post-session work of
the First Called Session of the Forty-second Legislature of the
State of Texas.
SEC. 2. That the certificate of the Secretary of the Senate,
approved by the President thereof, or the Chief Clerk of the
House of Representatives, approved by the Speaker thereof, shall
be sufficient and the only evidence to the Comptroller upon
which he shall audit the claims for the mileage and per diem
of the members and the salaries and per diem of the officers
and employes of the First Called Session of the Forty-second
Legislature, and it shall be their duty, exclusively, to issue the
necessary warrants for the same upon the Treasury of the State
of Texas for the respective amounts.
SEC. 3. That the certificate of the Chairman of the Committee
on Contingent Expenses of the Senate, approved by the
President of the Senate, or of the Chairman of the Committee
on Contingent Expenses of the House of Representatives, approved
by the Speaker of the House, as the case may be, shall
be sufficient authority to authorize the Comptroller to issue
warrants upon the Treasury of the State of Texas for the payment
of accounts for contingent expenses herein provided to be
SEC. 4. The fact that the First Called Session of the Fortysecond
Legislature of the State of Texas is now in session, and
public policy requires that the appropriation made by this Act
shall be made immediately available, creates an emergency and
an imperative public necessity that the constitutional rule requiring
bills to be read on three several days in each House be
suspended, and said rule is hereby suspended, and that this Act
shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, and
it is so enacted.
Approved September 1, 1931.
Effective September 1, 1931.
[NOTE: H. B. No. 75 passed the House by a vote of 107 yeas,
1 nay; passed the Senate by a vote of 31 yeas, 0 nays.]
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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/m1/95/: accessed August 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .