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1748 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
SEC. 6. In addition to the appropriation made under the provisions
of H. B. No. 352, Acts of the Forty-fifth Legislature of
Texas, Regular Session, 1937, there is hereby appropriated out
of any funds in the State Boiler Inspection Fund, not otherwise
appropriated, the sum of Ten Thousand ($10,000.00) Dollars
for each of the years ending August 31, 1938, and August 31,
1939, for the salaries and the expenses of inspectors, clerks, and
stenographic hire to administer the terms and provisions of
said Act. The appropriations herein made shall be, and become,
available to the Commissioner of Labor in the Bureau of Labor
Statistics of the State of Texas, and he is hereby authorized and
directed to expend such appropriation, or so much thereof as
may be necessary, for any of the foregoing purposes.
SEC. 7. The fact that S. B. No. 139, Acts of the Regular
Session, Forty-fifth Legislature of Texas, 1937, as same was
enrolled and signed by the President of the Senate and the
Speaker of'the House of Representatives and filed with the Governor,
provided salaries on a "twelve months'" basis, instead
of "nine months'" and failed to include Thirty Thousand.
($30,000.00) Dollars for improvements, repairs, and equipment
for the library at North Texas Agricultural College, Arlington,
Texas, included One Hundred Two Thousand Five Hundred
($102,500.00) Dollars each year for science building at Texas
College of Arts and Industries, Kingsville, Texas, when such
item should have read One Hundred Thousand ($100,000.00)
Dollars for each of the years ending August 31, 1938, and August
31, 1939, that said bill did not include an item of Thirtyfive
Thousand ($35,000.00) Dollars for the purchase of a girls'
dormitory and equipment for Sul Ross State Teachers College,
Alpine, Texas, as all of these matters were agreed upon by the
House of Representatives and the Senate, through their Conference
Committees on said bill and the fact that there is no
way to correct said errors except through the enactment hereof,,
and the further fact that it will be necessary to employ several
inspectors, clerks, and stenographers to administer the terms
and provisions of the Act referred to in Section 6 hereof, that
there are more than fifty thousand (50,000) boilers in the State
of Texas, to be inspected under the provisions of said Act, that
the Seven Thousand Five Hundred ($7,500.00) Dollars made
available annually to the Commissioner of Labor under the provisions
of said H. B. No. 352 is inadequate to administer such
Act, and that many boilers now in use in various sections of the
State are a hazard to life and property, and the further fact
that the appropriation included in Senate Bill No. 10, passed by
the Forty-fourth Legislature expired on the 15th day of May,
1937, makes it imperative that this appropriation be passed so
that the Dental Board may perform its duties as required by
law, create an emergency and an imperative public necessity
that the Constitutional Rule requiring bills to be read on three
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31], book, 1939; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18824/m1/20/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .