The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 61 of 1,313
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FORTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 1789
and necessary expenses commensurate with salaries paid in
other departments for similar employment, and are to be paid
out of the Available School Fund. The surveyors shall be at
the disposal of the Board of Education for the purpose of investigating
and locating the true boundaries of such free school
lands concerning about which any question has heretofore arisen
or may hereafter arise; the auditor's duty shall be such as may
be prescribed by the Board and the bond expert shall give his
written opinion upon all bonds or securities tendered for purchase
to the State Board of Education for investment of the
permanent school fund. Such written recommendation of said
expert shall be made of record in each instance in the minutes
of the Board, and the members of the Board of Education are
hereby directed to place on record the vote of each member present
and voting upon all questions arising on the matter of following
or rejecting the recommendations of the bond expert
in the matter of purchasing securities for the permanent school
SEC. 8. The following amendment to the appropriation for
the General Land Office, contained in Senate Bill No. 138, Regular
Session, Forty-fifth Legislature, is made, by adding at the
end of said appropriation act the following:
"All receipts to the Mineral Development Fund shall be transferred
and released into the General Revenue Fund as collected.
The appropriations herein contained include appropriations for
the Board of Mineral Development. The employees filling said
positions shall be selected by said Board."
SEC. 9. The following amendment to the appropriation for
the Texas Library and Historical Commission, contained in
Senate Bill No. 138, Regular Session, Forty-fifth Legislature, is
made, by adding thereto the following:
"Provided that all moneys paid into the State Treasury by
the State Library from refunds for lost or badly damaged books,
and all moneys for prepayment for postage, drayage, or transportation
are hereby appropriated for the State Library for
books, postage, express and freight for the State Library."
SEC. 10. The following amendment to the appropriation for
the Livestock Sanitary Commission as contained in Senate Bill
No. 138, Regular Session, Forty-fifth Legislature, is hereby
"Item No. 8 of said appropriation, describing the title of the
position as 'Laboratory,' is hereby corrected and changed to
recite 'Laboratory director,' and the amount appropriated therefor
each year shall remain the same."
SEC. 11. The following amendment to the appropriation for
the Rio Grande Compact Commission in Senate Bill No. 138,
Regular Session, Forty-fifth Legislature, is hereby made:
"The erroneously recited title appearing in the appropriation
bill of 'Rio Grande Canyon' is corrected to read 'Rio Grande
Compact Commission,' and the description of Item No. 2 of said
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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/m1/61/: accessed July 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .