The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 85 of 1,313
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FORTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 1813
warrants in an amount not to exceed Sixteen Thousand, Five
Hundred Dollars ($16,500) for the purpose of funding an equal
amount of scrip warrants issued against the Road and Bridge
Fund of said County in the year 1937, and outstanding at the
time this Act becomes effective, and all such scrip warrants
are hereby validated. Such funding bonds or warrants may be
issued by the Commissioners Court on its own motion without
the necessity of giving notice of intention to issue them.
SEC. 2. Such funding bonds shall mature serially or otherwise
in not to exceed forty (40) years, and shall not bear a
greater rate of interest than five (5) per cent per annum, payable
annually or semi-annually.
SEC. 3. When said funding bonds or warrants are issued, it
shall be the duty of the Commissioners Court to levy a tax sufficient
to pay the interest as it accrues and the principal as' it
SEC. 4. If funding bonds are issued, they shall be submitted
to the Attorney General of the State of Texas for his examination
and approval in the same manner and with the-same effect
as is provided in Articles 709 to 715 both inclusive of the Revised
Civil Statutes of Texas of 1925, and shall be registered
by the Comptroller of Public Accounts as is provided in said
SEC. 5. The General Laws of the State of Texas pertaining
to roads and bridges, shall be applicable in Montague County to
the extent that they do not conflict with the provisions hereof,
and in cases of conflict with the General Laws or any Special
Law, .the provisions of this Act shall be effective.
SEC. 6. If any section, clause, or provision hereof shall ever
be held invalid, the remaining portions hereof shall not be affected
SEC. 7. The fact that Montague County does not have an
adequate Special Law to effect the purposes of this bill, and
the near approach of the close of this session of the Legislature,
create 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 shall be in force
from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NOTE.-H. B. No. 48 passed the House, June 23, 1937, by a
vote of 108 yeas, 0 nays; passed the Senate, June 24, 1937, by a
vote of 28 yeas, 0 nays.]
Approved July 6, 1937.
Effective July 6, 1937.
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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/m1/85/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .