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SJR 23, 75th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appointment of appellate justices and judges by the governor with retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, for the nonpartisan election and retention or rejection of district judges, for the election of certain district judges from commissioners court precincts, and for the alteration of the terms of certain judicial offices.

Last action: Committee report printed and distributed

Author: Rodney Ellis

Remarks: Enabling legislation is SB 409.

Companion:

HJR 69 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Introduced (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Courts--Judges
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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