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SJR 9, 76th Regular Session
Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the court of criminal appeals and establishing one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction and revising the manner in which appellate justices are selected, using a combination of appointment, partisan elections, and nonpartisan retention elections.

Chamber Action Comments  Date 
S Received by the Secretary of the Senate   11/16/1998
S Filed   11/16/1998
S Co-author authorized   01/13/1999
S Read first time   02/01/1999
S Referred to Jurisprudence   02/01/1999
S Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .   02/15/1999
S Considered in public hearing   02/15/1999
S Testimony taken in committee   02/15/1999
S Left pending in committee   02/15/1999
S Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .   02/22/1999
S Considered in public hearing   02/22/1999
S Reported favorably as substituted   02/24/1999
S Committee report printed and distributed   02/24/1999
S Placed on intent calendar   03/16/1999
S Rules suspended   03/18/1999
S Record vote   03/18/1999
S Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment   03/18/1999
S Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal   03/18/1999
S Motion to suspend three day rule fails   03/18/1999
S Record vote   03/18/1999
S Rules suspended   03/22/1999
S Record vote   03/22/1999
S Read 3rd time   03/22/1999
S Passed   03/22/1999
S Record vote   03/22/1999
S Reported engrossed   03/22/1999
H Received from the Senate   03/23/1999
H Read first time   03/24/1999
H Referred to Judicial Affairs   03/24/1999
H Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .   04/26/1999
H Considered in public hearing   04/26/1999
H Testimony taken in committee   04/26/1999
H Left pending in committee   04/26/1999
H Considered in public hearing   05/03/1999
H Committee substitute considered in committee   05/03/1999
H Reported favorably as substituted   05/03/1999
H Committee report filed with Chief Clerk   05/07/1999
H Committee report printed and distributed   05/07/1999
H Committee report sent to Calendars   05/08/1999

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