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GENERAL LAWS OF TEXAS.
emergency and an imperative public necessity which requires that the
Constitutional rule which requires that bills be read on three several
days should be suspended, and said rule is hereby suspended, and that
this Act take effect and be in force from and after its passage, and it
is so enacted.
Approved April 25, 1907.
Takes effect ninety days after adjournment.
COURTS-CREATING SIXTH SUPREME JUDICIAL DISTRICT
S. B. No. 58.] CrHAPTER CLXXIV.
An Act to amend Article 21 of Title IV of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas,
and to create the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas, and to provide for
the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within and for the Sixth Supreme
Judicial District of Texas.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That Article 21 of Title IV of the Revised Civil Statutes
of Texas be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as
Article 21. The State of Texas shall be and is hereby divided into
six Supreme Judicial Districts for the purpose of constituting and
organizing Courts of Civil Appeals therein, respectively:
1. The following counties shall comipose the First Supreme Judicial
District: Newton, Jasper, Orange, Jefferson, Hardin, Tyler, Polk,
Trinity, Houston, Madison? Walker, San Jacinto, Liberty, Chambers,
Harris, Montgomery, Grimes, Washington, Waller, Fort Bend. Brazoria,
Matagorda, Wharton, Colorado, Austin, Fayette, Lavaca, Jackson,
Calhoun, Victoria, DeWitt. Goliad, Refugio, San Patricio, Aransas,
Nueces, Hidalgo, Cameron, Sabine, San Augustine, Angelina,
Anderson, Brazos, Leon, Burleson, Galveston, Starr, Shelby and Nacogdoches.
2. The following counties shall compose the Second Supreme
Judicial District: Dallam. Shermian, Hansford, Ochiltree, Lipscomb,
Hartley, Moore, Hutchinson. Roberts, Hemphill, Oldham, Potter,
Carson, Gray, Wheeler, Deaf Smith, Randall, Armstrong, Donley,
Collingsworth, Palmer, Castro, Swisher, Briscoe, Hall, Childress,
Bailey, Lamb, Hale, Floyd, Motley, Cottle, Foard, Hardeman, Wilbarger,
Wichita, Cooke, Montague, Clay, Archer, Baylor, Knox, King,
Dickens, Crosby, Lubbock, Greer, Hockley, Ector, Midland, Glasscock.
Loving, Winkler, Reeves, Ward, Crane, Upton, Cockran, Yoakum,
Terry, Linn, Garza, Kent, Stonewall, Haskell, Throckmorton, Young,
Jack, Wise, Denton, Tarrant, Parker, Palo Pinto, Stephens, Shackelford,
Jones, Fisher, Scurry, Borden, Dawson, Gaines, Andrews, Martin,
Howard, Mitchell, Nolan, Taylor, Callahan, Bosque, Eastland,
Erath, Hood, Somervell and Comanche.
3. The following counties shall compose the Third Supreme Judi.
cial District: Sterling, Coke, Runnels, Coleman, Brown, Mills, Ham
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1907 [Volume 13], book, 1907; Austin, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6719/m1/334/?q=gammel%27s: accessed May 28, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .