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SJR 8, 84th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.

Last action: Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar

Author: Judith Zaffirini
Sponsor: Senfronia Thompson

Bill Analyses:
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Committee Report (TLC)

Subjects:
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Civil Remedies & Liabilities
Courts--Civil Procedure
Criminal Procedure--General
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
State Officers

House Committee: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence (John Smithee, Travis Clardy, Jessica Farrar, Ana Hernandez, Jodie Laubenberg, Richard Peña Raymond, Mike Schofield, Kenneth Sheets, Senfronia Thompson)
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Joan Huffman, Brian Birdwell, Brandon Creighton, Rodney Ellis, Craig Estes, Troy Fraser, Jane Nelson, Charles Schwertner, Judith Zaffirini)

Index to Sections Affected

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