The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 98 of 2,111
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90 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
inches in length shall be returned to the water at once while
alive. No person shall take the minnow seine herein permitted
for the purpose of taking any fish other than minnows for bait;
provided, however, that nothing in this Act shall be construed
to prevent the taking or catching of buffalo, carp, or catfish by
the use of a trammel, seine, or gill net with meshes not less
than three (3) inches square in the fresh waters of Morris and
Titus Counties, State of Texas, save and except during the
months of March and April of each year, and provided, further,
that pond nets are hereby entirely prohibited.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Act shall be
deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be
fined in the sum of not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00) nor more
than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00). House Bill No. 717, Acts
of the Regular Session of the 42nd Legislature and all laws and
parts of laws in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
SEC. 2. The fact that there is a shortage of fish in Morris
and Titus Counties and that it is necessary to conserve and protect
the same creates an emergency and an imperative public
necessity that the Constitutional Rule, requiring all bills to be
read on three several days in each House, be, and the same is,
hereby suspended, and that this Act 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. 33, passed the House by a vote of 103 yeas,
5 nays; passed the Senate by a vote of 31 yeas, 0 nays.]
REQUIRING ATTENDANCE OF OUT-OF-COUNTY
WITNESSES IN CERTAIN SUITS.
H. B. No. 3.] CHAPTER 44.
An Act amending Title 126, Revised Civil Statutes of 1925, making compulsory
the personal attendance of out of county witnesses in suits involving
violations of conservation laws and of laws prohibiting trusts,
monopolies or combinations in restraint of trade; providing for the
manner of application for and issuance of subpoenas; providing that
any witness failing to appear in obedience to subpoena may be punished
for contempt; providing that parties to such suit shall tender the
traveling expenses of such witnesses, where their place of residence
is outside the county where such suit is pending; providing for the
manner of payment of such witnesses'. costs in case the state requests
their personal attendance; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. For the purpose of enabling all parties to procure
the personal attendance of witnesses in any suit which shall
be instituted or is pending in any court of competent jurisdiction
in this State which involves a violation of laws enacted to con-
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