MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PER DIEM PAY AND MILEAGE OF THE MEMBERS, AND PER DIEM PAY OF THE OFFICERS OF THE CONVENTION.
SECTION 1. Be it ordained by the delegates of the people of Texas, in Convention assembled, That the members and officers of said Convention shall receive from the State Treasury, as a compensation for their services, the sum of eight dollars per day, and the members, likewise, eight dollars per day for every twenty-five miles travel, coming to and going from the Convention.
SEC. 2. Be it further ordained, That the sum of forty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to pay the mileage and per diem aforesaid.
SEC. 3. Be it further ordained, That the certificate of the Secretary of the Convention will be sufficient to authorize the Comptroller to draw upon the Treasurer for such sums as may be due the members and officers aforesaid, and that this ordinance take effect from its passage.
Passed February 28, 1866.