Art. 6214. WHAT CONSTITUTES INDIGENCY. To constitute indigency within the meaning of this Title, neither the applicant nor his wife, if married, nor both together, nor the widow, if the applicant be a widow, shall own property, real or personal, exceeding in value One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars, exclusive of homestead, and if its assessed value is not in excess of Two Thousand ($2,000.00) Dollars and exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel; and such applicant shall not have an income, annuity, or emoluments of office or wages for services in excess of Three Hundred ($300.00) Dollars per year, nor the aid of a pension fund from another state of the United States. Only the indigent, under the foregoing definition, shall be entitled to a pension under this title.
Acts 1909, 31st Leg., p. 231, ch. 118. Amended by Acts 1913, 33rd Leg., p. 282, ch. 141; Acts 1917, 35th Leg., p. 412, ch. 118; Acts 1923, 38th Leg., p. 202, ch. 103; Acts 1927, 40th Leg., p. 146, ch. 95, Sec. 1; Acts 1929, 41st Leg., p. 330, ch. 153, Sec. 2.Article: Previous 6205 6208 6209 6210 6211 6212 6213 6214 6215 6217 6218 6220 6221 6222 6223 Next
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