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SJR 4, 63rd Regular Session
Amending the Texas Constitution to provide for a judicial system composed of a supreme court, courts of appeal, district courts, county courts, circuit courts, justice courts, and others; providing for election and the qualifications, tenure and retirement of judges; creating a judicial council and providing for the appointment and tenure of its members and prescribing its duties; providing for removal of judges under certain circumstances; providing for administration and financing of the judicial system, for membership and powers of a judicial qualifications commission, and providing transitional provisions.

Last action: House passage as amended reported

Author: Charles Herring
Sponsor: L. DeWitt Hale

Subjects:
Courts--General
Courts--Judges
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments

House Committee: Judiciary ()
Minutes: May 1 1973 | May 2 1973 | May 11 1973
Senate Committee: Jurisprudence ()

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