1946 Book 2 Texas Attorney General Reports and Opinions 1 (1946)

handle is hein.sag/sagtx0125 and id is 1 raw text is: OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
AUSTIN
GROVER SELLERS
ATTomNI GENERAL
Hon. Paul H. Stanford
Criminal District Attorney
Van Zandt County
Canton, Texas
Dear ir:           Opinion No. 0-7170
Ret Whether petition for bond
election in independent sch 1
district having less tha   5
scholastics should be pre en ed
to County Judge or t the Di -
trict Trustees
Your request for opinion   a   en receiv  an  care-
fully considered by this departme . We uote from ur equest
as followes:f
At the request of th C   t   ud e of Van
Zandt County, Texas    rtisp ot  y   quest your
opinion on the f   ow gi
Artici  278 e, cv saed C  il  tatutesprovidess
'The Co  is ioners co t for   e common school
distr   a in   a ounty, an the district school
tr  eas for th i    epen  nt school districts
co   ra ed for sc  o pur   ses only, shall have
po rt     evy and cause   be collected the annual
t es and     issue the  onds herein authorized,
su ect t th follo ing provisions, etc. . . .
rtic 27 5, Revised Civil Statutes, providens
'Befo an election is held to determine the
propo it n of the levy of such tax or the issuance
of such bonds, a petition therefor, signed by
twenty (20) or more, or a majority of those entitled
to vote at such election, shall be presented 'to the
County Judge of the county if for a common school
district,' and 'to the district trustees if for an
independent school district. etc.' . . . . and
provides for order of election, nptices etc.'

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