The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 58 of 1,313
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1786 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
Subsection a. There is hereby appropriated out of any funds
in the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of
One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000), or so much thereof
as may be necessary, to pay the contingent expenses and to pay
the mileage and per diem of members and the per diem of
officers and employees of the First Called Session of the Fortyfifth
Subsection b. The certificate of the Secretary of the Senate,
approved by the. President of the Senate, or the certificate of
the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives, approved by
the Speaker thereof, shall be sufficient evidence to the Comptroller
upon which to audit and pay the claims for mileage and
per diem of members and the salaries and per diem of officers
and employees of the First Called Session of the Forty-fifth
Legislature, and to pay any unpaid bills or accounts of the Regular
Session of the Forty-fifth Legislature, and the Comptroller
shall issue the necessary warrants for same upon the Treasury
of the State of Texas.
Subsection c. The certificate of the Chairman of the Committee
on Contingent Expenses of the Senate, approved by the
President of the Senate, or the certificate 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 the Comptroller to issue
warrants upon the Treasury of the State of Texas for the payment
of accounts for contingent expenses of the First Called
Session of the Forty-fifth Legislature for either House and to
pay any unpaid bills or accounts of the Regular Session of the
SEC. 2. The following amendment to the appropriation for
the State Board of Control, as contained in Senate Bill No. 138,
Regular Session, Forty-fifth Legislature, is hereby made, by
adding at the end of said appropriation the following provisions:
"There are hereby appropriated to the State Board of Control
for each of the fiscal years ending August 31, 1938, and August
31, 1939, all fees and receipts collected by said Board in connection
with inviting bids and furnishing proposals on contracts
and purchases to be awarded by the Board, together with any
balances on hand at the end of any fiscal year from such receipts,
to be deposited in the State Treasury and used or paid
out as other State funds to defray all necessary salaries, postage,
maintenance and contingent expenses in connection with the
making and furnishing of said proposals and said services.
"Provided, further, that the authorization that permits State
Departments to excuse a part of their employees at noon on
Saturday is modified for the Board of Control to provide that
said Department may set its closing time on Saturdays and permit
all employees to leave, provided the number of hours work
during the week shall be the same as provided in the General
Appropriation Bill. This provision is granted inasmuch as the
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