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HB 360, 45th R.S.
Relating to giving Mrs. James Steel, a feme sole, consent of the Legislature to file and prosecute a suit against the State of Texas and/or the State Highway Commission in a Court of competent jurisdiction, in order to determine what compensation, if any, she, the said Mrs. James Steel, is entitled to receive by reason of damage done to her sixty (60) acre farm by the Highway Department of the State of Texas in digging a certain large ditch or canal across same without first securing an easement therefor, or digging same in a place and in a manner contrary to that provided for in condemnation proceedings, and providing that the State of Texas and/or said Highway Commission may appeal from said judgment as provided by law without executing any bond, and upon final judgment being recovered against the State and/or Highway Commission, the same shall be paid out of the State Highway funds, and providing that service in said cause shall be had by citing the chairman of the Highway Commission and the Attorney General.

Author: Benjamin Edmund Quinn

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1937, 45th R.S.,ch. 421, General and Special Laws of Texas

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