The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 92 of 1,313
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1820 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
PRESCRIBING TIME OF MEETING FOR COUNTY SCHOOL
TRUSTEES IN CERTAIN COUNTIES.
H. B. No. 63.] CHAPTER 40.
An Act to amend Article 2687 of the 1925 Revised Civil Statutes of
Texas by adding thereto a new Section to be known as Article 2687-b,
prescribing the time of meeting of the County Board of School Trustees
in counties containing a population of not less than one hundred and
thirty thousand (130,000) and not more than one hundred and thirtythree
thousand (133,000), according to the last preceding Federal
Census; providing for their compensation; providing the fund from
which same shall be paid; providing this Act shall be cumulative of
all existing laws on this subject but this Act shall apply where in
conflict therewith; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. Article 2687 of the 1925 Revised Civil Statutes
of Texas be amended by adding thereto a new Section to be
known as Article 2687-b, which said new Section shall read as
"Article 2687-b. In all counties in Texas having a population
of not less than one hundred and thirty thousand (130,000) and
not more than one hundred and thirty-three thousand (133,000),
according to the last preceding Federal Census, the County
School Trustees shall hold meetings once each month on the first
Monday of each month, or as soon thereafter as practicable, or
at such other times when called by the President of the Board
of County School Trustees or at the instance of any three (3)
members of said Board and the County Superintendent; the
meeting place to be at the County Courthouse and in the office
of the County Superintendent, or at such other place in the
County Courthouse as may be designated by the President of
said Board of County School Trustees. Each County School
Trustee shall be paid Six Dollars ($6) per day for the time
spent in attending said meetings, not exceeding twenty-four (24)
days in any one year. Such compensation shall be paid out of
the school administration fund of said county by warrants drawn
against such fund as the law now provides, after the approval
of this Act."
SEC. 2. The provisions of this Act shall be cumulative of
all laws on the subject of this Act not in conflict herewith, and
where not otherwise provided herein, such laws shall apply;
but in case of conflict, the provisions of this Act shall control
and be effective.
SEC. 3. The fact that County School Trustees under the
present law are now paid out of the General Fund of the county
instead of the school administration fund, and the further fact
that said County Trustees under the present law are inadequately
compensated create an emergency and an imperative
public necessity that the Constitutional Rule requiring bills to
be'read on three several days be, and said Rule is hereby sus-
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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/m1/92/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .