The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 57 of 1,313
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FORTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 1785
fact that any other sentence, section, clause, or part thereof
may be declared invalid.
SEC. 4. Because of the fact that there are thousands of exservice
men in the State of Texas, who are justly entitled to
benefits under the present Federal Laws, including disability
compensation, pensions, and hospitalization, who are not now
receiving same, due largely to the fact that they are scattered
in various places over the State and do not have access to relevant
and proper information concerning provisions of said Federal
Laws and since this condition is depriving said veterans of
benefits to which they are justly entitled in the amount of thousands
of dollars annually, which condition could be corrected by
the early passage of this bill, thus there is created an emergency
and an imperative public necessity that requires 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 and effect, from
and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NOTE.-S. B. No. 29 passed the Senate, June 23, 1937, by
a vote of 26 yeas, 0 nays; passed the House, June 24, 1937, by
a vote of 118 yeas, 0 nays.]
Approved July 15, 1937.
Effective July 15, 1937.
APPROPRIATING SUMS TO CERTAIN DEP'ARTMENTS
AND AMENDING CERTAIN ACT OF THE REGULAR
SESSION OF THE 45TH LEGISLATURE.
H. B. No. 1.] CHAPTER 22.
An Act making supplemental and new appropriations for the support
and maintenance of executive, legislative, administrative and 'other
agencies and departments of the State Government; making certain
corrective amendments to Senate Bill No. 138, passed at the Regular
Session of the Forty-fifth Legislature, which is the General Departmental
Appropriation Bill for the biennium commencing September 1,
1937, and ending August 31, 1939, and declaring if any portion of
this Act be held unconstitutional, then it is the intent of the Legislature
to pass the remaining portion thereof, regardless of the unconstitutionality
of such other portion; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
That the several sums of money herein specified, or so much
thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated out of
any moneys in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated,
or out of special funds as may be shown, for the following purposes,
SECTION 1. Mileage, per diem and contingent expenses,
Forty-fifth Legislature, First Called Session.
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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/m1/57/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .