Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-6837 Page: 1 of 7
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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
ArORN EY GENERAL
Honorable C. H. Coaness
Opinion . -6837
&ear irt Re: whether a pr priation of
426 50 o remen's
P aio stoner for
eaon ear of he biennium
ending ust 1, 1947,
e acknowledge re pt a opinion re o read-
inv" as follows:
"The 45th L slatu 5( 8 P . p 45th Leg.,
Chap. 125, p. 9 n 193 cre ed the Firemen's
Relief Pensytn F d,\and pr vi d for revenue for
that fund, o a e ro an o0 ups ion tax on fire in-
surance ckmp ies - 2 pr co on gross premiums.
"Tbis ro sio on ttsaked in the lower
urt and r d to he ourt of Civil Appeals,
wh h urt r . ed t t . tax violated the 'due
oo a and eq 1 pro otion provisions of the
("tate a edera C fstitutions' - (126 C. W. 2d
"Thd 47 h Legislature (B. 8. 1011 R. ". 47th
eg. ap. 6, p. 1404) appropriated t300,000.00
au all out of any funds, not otherwise eppro-
pr t ' as funds for the bienniu ending August
31st, 1943 'for the purpose of providing permanent
eO COMMUNICATION Is to BE CONSTRUED AS A DIEPARTMSNTAL OPtNION UNLs APPROVED &Y THE ATTORNEY SENIuRA OR PIrST AUlSSrANT
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-6837, text, 1945; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth264114/m1/1/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.