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1794 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
SEC. 32. The fact that the First Called Session of the Fortyfifth
Legislature of the State of Texas is now in session and
public policy requires that the appropriation made by this Act
shall be made immediately available 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 said Rule is hereby suspended, and this Act shall
take effect and be in force from and after its passage, and it
is so enacted.
[NOTE.-H. B. No. 1 passed the House, May 27, 1937, by
a vote of 118 yeas, 2 nays; passed the Senate, with amendments,
June 3, 1937, by a vote of 21 yeas, 9 nays; House refused
to concur in Senate amendments, June 4, 1937, and Conference
Committee appointed; House adopted Conference Committee
report, June 15, 1937, by a viva voce vote; Senate adopted Conference
Committee report, June 15, 1937, by a viva voce vote.]
Approved (As Printed; Partial Veto) June 25, 1937.
Effective September 24, 1937.
DISPOSITION OF JACKS AND STALLIONS OWNED BY THE
H. B. No. 12.] CHAPTER 23.
An Act providing and giving to the Commissioner of Agriculture certain
authority relating to State-bwned jacks and stallions and the lease
thereof; providing for a maximum breeding fee; providing a lease
fee of Thirty Dollars ($30) and the disposition thereof; providing for
the care and maintenance of such jacks and stallions; providing for
title to such jacks and stallions to be in the State of Texas; providing
for a contract between the Commissioner of Agriculture and the caretakers
and keepers; providing a bond for the protection of such
animals; providing for the appointment of supervisors of jacks and
stallions by the Commissioner of Agriculture and the payment of said
supervisors' salaries and all expenses incident to the supervision of
jacks and stallions with certain limitations; providing for the refunding
of certain breeding fees incident to the breeding fees of 1936-1937
with limitations; providing for disposal of unfit animals by the Board
of Control and for the transfer of present funds by the Comptroller
and Treasurer; providing the carrying over of unexpended balances
to the next biennium and the expenditures thereof, subject to the
biennial appropriations therefor; providing for the support and maintenance
of the Department of Agriculture out of certain funds; and
declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. From and after the date of September 1, 1937,
the Commissioner of Agriculture of the State of Texas is hereby
directed and authorized to distribute throughout the State of
Texas, 'on a lease basis as hereinafter provided, the jacks and
stallions purchased by the State of Texas under the terms and
provisions of Acts of the Regular Session, Forty-third Legislature,
Chapter 163, Page 433, as amended by Acts of the Forty-
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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/m1/66/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .