The Laws of Texas, 1937-1939 [Volume 31] Page: 99 of 1,313
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FORTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE-FIRST CALLED SESSION. 1827
SEC. 3. That 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 Fortyfirst
Legislature, as amended by Chapter 15, General and Special
Laws passed at the Second Called Session of the Forty-second
Legislature, be so amended as to hereafter read as follows:
"Article 1645. In any county having a population of thirtyfive
thousand inhabitants or over, according to the preceding
Federal Census, or having a tax valuation of Fifteen Million
Dollars ($15,000,000), or over, according to the last approved
tax roll, there shall be biennially appointed an Auditor of Accounts
and Finances, the title of said officer to be county auditor,
who shall hold his office for two (2) years, and who shall receive
as compensation for his services One Hundred Twenty-five Dollars
($125) for each million dollars, or major portion thereof
on the assessed valuation, the annual salary to be computed from
the last approved tax roll; said annual salary from county funds
shall not exceed Three Thousand Six Hundred Dollars ($3,600).
Provided, that in all counties of.not less than thirty-five thousand
(35,000), nor over thirty-seven thousand (37,000) inhabitants
according to the 1920 Federal Census, and in all counties
of not less than forty-three thousand, five hundred (43,500),
nor over forty-four thousand (44,000) inhabitants, according
to the said 1920 Federal Census, the salary shall not be less than
Two Thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($2,400) annually, said
salary to be paid monthly out of the General Revenue of the
county upon an order of the Commissioners Court. Provided
further, that in counties having more than two hundred thousand
(200,000) population and not more than three hundred
thousand (300,000) population 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 Commissioners for
the City, and the County Judge and County Commissioners for
the County, and shall receive for such additional services rendered
in compiling the necessary reports and records, and keeping
such financial record, an additional sum of One Thousand
Two Hundred Dollars ($1,200) per annum payable monthly, out
of the fund created for said hospital. In all counties having a
population of not less than twenty-nine thousand, four hundred
(29,400) to twenty-nine thousand, five hundred (29,500) the
county auditor shall receive not to exceed Eighteen Hundred
Dollars ($1800) per year."
SEC. 4. If any section, sentence or any part whatever of
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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/m1/99/: accessed March 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .