The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 98 of 1,313
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1826 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
be suspended, and it is hereby suspended, and that this Act
shall take effect from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
[NOTE.-H. B. No. 68 passed the House, June 23, 1937, by
a vote of 104 yeas, 0 nays; passed the Senate, June 24, 1937, by
a vote of 27 yeas, 1 nay.]
Approved July 6, 1937.
Effective July 6, 1937.
FIXING MAXIMUM FEES OF TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECT(
IN CERTAIN COUNTIES.
H. B. No. 73.] CHAPTER 45.
An Act providing for the maximum amount of fees that may be retaine
by the Assessor-Collector of Taxes in all counties having a populatio:
of not less than thirteen thousand, three hundred and fifty (13,350,
and not more than thirteen thousand, four hundred and forty (13,440)
according to the most recent available Federal Census and each available
Federal Census thereafter; providing for disposition of excess
fees and for deputies and assistants in accordance with the provisions
of the Maximum Fee Bill; amending Article 1645, Title 34, of the
Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas of 1925, as amended by
Chapter 35, General and Special Laws passed at the First Called.
Session of the Fortieth Legislature, as amended by Chapter 28, General
and Special Laws passed at the First Called Session of the Forty-first
Legislature, as amended by Chapter 15, General and Special Laws
passed af the Second Called Session of the Forty-second Legislature;
providing a saving clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in
conflict herewith; and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. In all counties having a population of not less
than thirteen thousand, three hundred and fifty (13,350) and
not more than thirteen thousand, four hundred and forty
(13,440), according to the most recent available Federal Census
and each available Federal Census thereafter, the AssessorsCollectors
of Taxes of such counties shall be entitled to receive
the fees of office earned by their offices in accordance with the
provisions of the Maximum Fee Bill; provided, however, that
in such counties the maximum amount of fees which may be
retained by such officer, including all excess fees, shall be Four
Thousand Dollars ($4,000), provided such office earns sufficient
fees to pay this amount.
SEC. 2. Each Assessor-Collector of Taxes earning fees in
excess of Four Thousand Dollars ($4,000) shall make disposition
of such excess in accordance with the provisions of the Maximum
Fee Bill. All Assessors-Collectors in counties hereby
affected shall be entitled to deputies and assistants in the manner
authorized in the Maximum Fee Bill.
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