The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 10 Page: 810
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General Laws of Texas.
Appeals by directing the transfer of cases from such of said courts as
may have the greater number of cases upon their dockets to those having
a less amount of business upon their dockets; such transfers to be made
as soon as practicable after the passage of this act, and thereafter at least
once a year, in such manner and under such rules and regulations as the
Supreme Court shall provide. And the said Courts of Civil Appeals to
which such cases shall be transferred shall have jurisdiction of all such
cases transferred without regard to the districts in which such cases were
originally tried and returnable on appeal: Provided, that cases transferred
from any Court of Civil Appeals shall be taken by consecutive
numbers in the order in which they stand upon the docket.
Sec. 2. Whereas, it is of great importance and the public interests
demand that the business of said courts shall be equalized as soon as practicable,
there is an emergency and imperative public necessity requiring
a suspension of the rules requiring bills to be read on three several days,
the rule is therefore suspended; and this act shall take effect and be in
force from and after its passage, and it is so enacted.
Approved April 19, 1895.
GUARDIANS AD LITEM-APPOINTMENT OF.
CHAP. 54.-[S. B. No. 44.] An act to amend article 1211, title 29, chapter 5,
of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to. the appointment
of guardians ad litem.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
That article 1211, title 29, chapter 5, of the Revised Civil Statutes of
the State of Texas, be amended so as hereafter to read as follows:
Article 1211. In all cases when a minor, lunatic, idiot or a non compos
mentis may be a defendant to a suit, and it shall be shown to the court
that such minor, lunatic, idiot or non compos mentis has no guardian
within the State, it shall be the duty of the court to appoint a guardian
ad litem for such minor, lunatic, idiot or non compos mentis for the purpose
of defending such suit, and to allow him a reasonable compensation
for his services, to be taxed as a part of the costs of suit.
Approved April 19, 1895.
INSURANCE COMPANIES-OCCUPATION TAX.
CHAP. 55.-[H. B. No. 412.] An act to impose an occupation tax upon general
and local agents of life, fire, marine and accident insurance companies doing
business in this State.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas: That
there is hereby imposed upon and shall be collected from each and every
person or firm acting as general agent or agents of life, fire, marine and
accident insurance companies who may transact any business as such in
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 10, book, 1898; Austin, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6733/m1/812/: accessed June 9, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .