The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 90 of 1,313
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1818 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
"(c). Provided that in all counties of this State having a
population of not less than thirty thousand, nine hundred
(30,900) and not more than thirty thousand, nine hundred and
fifty (30,950) according to the last preceding Federal Census
wherein there is no District Attorney and the Criminal District
Attorney performing the duties of a District Attorney, such
Criminal District Attorney performing the duties of a District
Attorney shall be empowered and permitted to incur reasonable
and necessary expenses in investigating crime and accumulating
evidence in criminal cases; and shall be allowed Three (3) Cents
a mile for each mile traveled by him in an automobile furnished
by him in the discharge of official business, which sum shall
cover all expenses of the maintenance, depreciation, and operation
of such automobile; such expenses shall be reported to the
Commissioners Court of each county affected by this Act as
other expenses are reported and shall be paid by said Commissioners
Court as such other expenses are paid."
SEC. 2. The provisions of this Act shall be cumulative of all
laws not in conflict herewith. *
SEC. 3. The fact that there is not now any provision for
Criminal District Attorneys performing the duties of District
Attorneys in such counties authorizing them to incur expenses
in investigating crime and accumulating evidence in criminal
cases and that there are many cases where it is necessary for
such Criminal District Attorneys to expend moneys in order to
properly investigate crime and accumulate evidence in criminal
cases create an emergency and an imperative public necessity
that the Constitutional Rule requiring bills to be read on three
several days be, and the same is hereby suspended, and this
Act shall take effect and be in force from and after the date of
its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NOTE.-H. B. No. 57 passed the House, June 23, 1937, by a
vote of 102 yeas, 1 nay; passed the Senate, June 24, 1937, by a
vote of 27 yeas, 0 nays.]
Approved July 7, 1937.
Effective July 7, 1937.
REPEALING LAW AUTHORIZING HOLDERS OF LEVEE
DISTRICT BONDS TO BRING DELINQUENT TAX SUITS.
H. B. No. 60.] CHAPTER 38.
An Act repealing subdivision (i) of Article 8017 of the 1925 Revised
Civil Statutes of Texas; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That subdivision (i) of Article 8017 of the Revised
Civil Statutes of Texas of 1925, be, and the same is, hereby
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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/m1/90/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .