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HB 873, 50th Regular Session
Relating to finding and declaring that the disastrous explosions and fires at Texas City in Galveston County, Texas, on the morning of April 16, 1947, and during the succeeding several days, is a case of great public calamity in the City of Texas City and in Texas City Independent School District; and providing that for the purpose of aiding and assisting the City of Texas City and Texas City Independent School District, there are granted and donated to the City of Texas City and in Texas City Independent School District equally all State ad valorem taxes for general purposes levied and collected on all property in Galveston County, Texas, for certain years; declaring the Act to be severable.

Author: Louie D. "Duke" Godard
Coauthor: Donald M. Markle

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1947, 50th R.S.,ch. 332, General and Special Laws of Texas

Subjects:
City Government--General
Disaster Preparedness & Relief
Education--Primary & Secondary--Facilities
Taxation--Property-Miscellaneous
TEXAS CITY, CITY OF

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