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SJR 25, 75th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointments to fill vacancies in the offices of appellate justices and judges, for a partisan election followed by retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, and for the appointment of district judges in accordance with certain standards.

Last action: Withdrawn from intent calendar

Author: Robert Duncan
Joint Author: Kenneth Armbrister
Coauthor: Jerry Patterson

Remarks: Enabling legislation is SB 621.

Companion:

HJR 75 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Courts--Appellate
Courts--District
Courts--Judges
Elections--Candidates
Elections--Judicial
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments

Senate Committee: Jurisprudence (Rodney Ellis, David Cain, Robert Duncan, Chris Harris, Gregory Luna, Steve Ogden, Jeff Wentworth) Minutes: April 7 1997

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