1940 Book 5 Texas Attorney General Reports and Opinions 1 (1940)

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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
AUSTIN
GROVER SELLERS
ATTORNEY GENERAL

Honorable 0. Z.
County Auditor
Nueoes County
Corpus Christi,

Wilde
Texas

Dear Sir

Opinion     0-2      A
Is   Resons    tic
opinion No.     5
rW~s~erning the     a
/   for' ayment of o      r's
7tttlstz in Nusoes        unty
afer    he 1940 Federal
Ce  d   became official.

We are in
requesting the opin
stated matter. Yo

tter of recent date
ient on the above
tart, as follows:

*Under da  of k g     5, 1946 the above
numbered op nibq was rbde   d to the writer
with referen   t~the sar so to be paid to
the fee offoIc  a   Nues   ounty after the
19.4  e   al Co  us am      offioial. In
t  a   In  nit     sob     th that Nueoes
o        Id not p       salaries of the
fe  office    f Nueoes County on the basis
f   e bra et   f 60,001 to 1009000 inhabi-
ntt   bas uo as Article 3912-3 states
t    t   of a  s in the bracket just pre-
ced        ab  e mentioned, namely, 37,#501
to 60, 00,     in which bracket Nueces
County      pr rating ould not receive more
than the maximum amount allnwed such off icers
under the existing laws of August 24, 1935.
'On August 24, 1935 Nueces-County, being
in the population bracket of 37,501 to 60,000
the fee officers maximum salary wee *3,750.00.
However$ Article 3883 allows this amount to
be increased by $300.00, which represents one
third of exoess fees, thereby making the mazi-
mun f, 250.00. In addition to the above amount
there Is a provision In Section 13-of Article

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