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SJR 26, 75th R.S.
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 state representative districts or commissioners court precincts, and for the alteration of the terms of certain judicial offices.
Last action: Committee report printed and distributed
Author: Mario Gallegos, Jr.
Remarks: Enabling legislation is SB 628.
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Senate Committee: Jurisprudence (Rodney Ellis, David Cain, Robert Duncan, Chris Harris, Gregory Luna, Steve Ogden, Jeff Wentworth)
April 7 1997
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