The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 59 of 1,313
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FORTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 1787
Board of Control cannot function efficiently without about
one-half of the employees present.
"In compliance with the provisions of the Texas Relief Acts
the State Comptroller and State Treasurer are hereby directed
to set aside sufficient funds during the biennium ending August
31, 1939, in the 'Texas Relief Bond Sinking Fund' for the payment
of the principal of maturing Relief Bonds and accruing
interest due during said biennium and sufficient funds therefor
are hereby appropriated. For the purpose of administering
relief out of either Federal or State funds after August 31, 1937,
there is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Control out
of any relief bond moneys of any series
remaining on hand
August 31, 1937, such amounts as may be necessary for the
authorized relief, salaries, bonds and other administrative expenses
as provided in Senate Bill No. 90, Acts of the Regular
Session of the Forty-fourth Legislature. However, the provisions
of paragraph (h), Section 12 of said Senate Bill No. 90
shall not apply to this appropriation and said Board shall fully
cooperate with the Federal Government in disbursing food,
clothing and other commodities allocated to Texas by the Federal
Government. The funds so appropriated herein shall be
disbursed by warrants drawn by the Comptroller of Public
Accounts, on the Relief B6nds Fund upon invoices approved by
the State Board of Control. The State Treasurer is directed not
to transfer any sums of money (which have been derived from
the sale of any of the relief bonds) from any of the relief bond
accounts and/or special accounts to the 'Texas Relief Bond Sinking
Fund' until notified in writing by the State Board of Control
that relief under said accounts and/or special accounts has been
"In the event House Bill No. 7, passed by the Forty-fifth Legislature
and sent to the Governor for his action, becomes a law,
it is hereby provided that all appropriations made for administration,
operation, maintenance and other purposes for the several
agencies or divisions of government consolidated under the
provisions of said House Bill No. 7 shall become available to
the Division of Public Welfare of the State Board of Control,
throughout the biennium ending August 31, 1939; and also that
the current appropriations shall not cease or become ineffective
for the short period between the effective date of House Bill
No. 7 and this biennial appropriation act.
"Inasmuch as an error occurred in the appropriation for the
Child Welfare Division for the biennium ending August 31, 1939,
in that sufficient money was therein appropriated to pay the
salaries of two child welfare assistants $2,160 per year each
and the descriptive item by oversight erroneously recited 'None:
exceeding $1,800 per year,' said item is hereby changed, amended
or corrected to read 'none exceeding $2,160 per year,' but the
total of $4,320 appropriated each year shall remain the same."
SEC. 3. The following amendment to the appropriation for
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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/m1/59/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .