The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 69 of 1,313
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FORTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 1797
After transferring from said Special Racing Fund the said
twenty-five per cent (25%) going to the State Available School
Fund and after transferring from said Special Racing Fund
all moneys on hand and accruing to the Special Jack and Stallion
Fund, the balance then remaining in said Special Racing
Fund until it becomes exhausted, shall be used for the payment
of the appropriations by the Legislature for the support and
maintenance of the State Department of Agriculture as said
appropriations for the Department shall be fixed and allowed
by the Legislature of the State of Texas from time to time.
It is the intent of the Legislature hereby that the above distribution
shall immediately be made and the money so transferred
shall become available now and for any and all appropriations
made by the Regular Session of the Forty-fifth Legislature
for the support and maintenance of the State D!epartment of
Agriculture and that the General Revenue Fund shall not be
drawn on until all moneys in the Special Racing Fund shall
become exhausted, and all unexpended balances remaining on
hand, at the end of the current biennium ending August 31,
1937, shall be carried over in the succeeding biennium to the
use and benefit of the said State Department of Agriculture,
as provided by law; providing however, that no refunds of
breeding fees shall extend beyond January 1, 1938.
SEC. 5. The fact that a Special Session of the Forty-fifth
Legislature is now in session to consider the provisions set
forth hereinabove, creates an emergency and an imperative public
necessity that the Constitutional Rule providing a bill to be
read on three several days in each House be suspended, and
said Rule is hereby suspended, and that this Act shall have
effect and be in force from and after its passage, and it is so
[NOTE.-H. B. No. 12 passed the House, June 21, 1937, by a
vote of 119 yeas, 0 nays; passed the Senate, with amendments,
June 24, 1937, by a vote of
18 yeas, 7 nays; House refused to
concur in Senate amendments, June 24, 1937, and Conference
Committee appointed; House adopted Conference Committee report,
June 25, 1937, by a viva voce vote; Senate adopted Conference
Committee report, June 25, 1937, by a viva voce vote.]
Approved July 15, 1937.
Effective September 24, 1937.
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