The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 24 of 1,313
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1752 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
thousand nor more than three hundred forty-five (345,000)
thousand, according to the last preceding antd each succeeding
Federal Census, all persons convicted by a municipal court of
said counties, either laying their fines out in city jail or working
out said fines, shall receive a credit therefor of One ($1.00) Dollar
per day for each day worked, or spent in jail.
SEC. 2. In all counties in this State containing a population
of not less than thirty thousand, four hundred (30,400) nor
more than thirty thousand, six hundred (30,600); and containing
a population of not less than fifty thousand (50,000) and
not more than fifty thousand, one hundred (50,100); and containing
a population of not less than forty-one thousand (41,000)
nor more than forty-two thousand (42,000); and containing a
population of not less than forty-three thousand, thirty-five
(43,035) nor more than forty-three thousand, fifty (43,050),
according to the last preceding Federal Census, and in succeeding
Federal Census, all prisoners or convicts either
laying their fines out in city or county jails or working out said
fines shall receive a credit therefor of One ($1.00) Dollar per
day for each day working or spent in jail.
SEC. 3. The fact of the importance of this legislation 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 the same is hereby suspended,
and this Act shall take effect and be in force from and
.after its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NOTE.-S. B. No. 13 passed the Senate, June 22, 1937, by a
vote of 27 yeas, 0 nays; passed the House, with amendments,
June 23, 1937, by a vote of 106 yeas, 1 nay; Senate refused to
concur in House amendments, June 24, 1937, and Conference
Committee appointed; Senate adopted Conference Committee
report, June 25, 1937, by a vote of 27 yeas, 0 nays; House
adopted Conference Committee report, June 25, 1937, by a vote
of 110 yeas, 3 nays.]
Approved July 6, 1937.
Effective July 6, 1937.
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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/m1/24/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .