The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 70 of 1,313
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1798 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
COMPENSATION AND DUTIES OF COUNTY AUDITOR IN
H. B. No. 25.] CHAPTER 24.
An Act fixing the compensation of County Auditors in every county
having a population of not less than one hundred and ninety thousand
(190,000) nor more than two hundred thousand (200,000) inhabitants
according to the last preceding United States Census and
prescribing how the same shall be paid; providing that in such counties
where there is a city and county hospital that the County Auditor
shall audit the books and records of such hospital and shall make
reports to the county and city governments covering the operation of
such hospital and fixing the compensation therefor and prescribing
how the same shall be paid; authorizing, empowering and directing
all County Auditors in counties having a population of more than
three hundred and twenty thousand (320,000) and less than three
hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) persons, according to the last
preceding Federal Census or any future Federal Census, to make a
complete audit of any and all monies, property or funds of whatsoever
kind or character received, expended or disposed of in any manner
by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the County Board of
Trustees and/or County Superintendent of Schools in any such county,
and providing that a copy of the auditor's report shall be filed with
the Commissioners Court and with the County or District Attorney
at the end of each fiscal year; amending Article 1645 of the Revised
Civil Statutes of Texas of 1925, as amended by Chapter 15, Acts of
the Forty-second Legislature, Second Called Session, by adding thereto
two new sections to be known as Article 1645C and Article 1645D;
repealing all laws in conflict herewith; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. In every county in this State having a population
of not less than one hundred and ninety thousand (190,000)
nor more than two hundred thousand (200,000) inhabitants
according to the last preceding United States Census, the compensation
of each County Auditor shall be Forty-eight Hundred
Dollars ($4800) per annum to be paid in equal monthly installments
out of funds of said county.
SEC. 2. That in counties having more than one hundred and
ninety thousand (190,000) and not more than two hundred thousand
(200,000) inhabitants according to the last Federal Census
where there is a city and county hospital to care for the
city and county patients, and where a financial record for such
hospital must be kept and reports made to the city and county,
the Auditor shall, in addition to the regular duties performed
by him as required by law, keep such financial record of such
hospital, and make such report to the executive bodies of the
city and county, the Mayor and City Councilmen for the city,
and the County Judge and County Commissioners for the
SEC. 3. All County Auditors in counties having a population
of more than three hundred and twenty thousand (320,000) and
less than three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) persons
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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/m1/70/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .