HBA-BSM H.B. 3694 77(R) BILL ANALYSIS Office of House Bill AnalysisH.B. 3694 By: Solis, Jim Judicial Affairs 7/25/2001 Enrolled BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Prior to the 77th Legislature, the administrative district judge of Cameron County was not authorized to be paid any additional salary for fulfilling duties as an administrative judge, such as a car allowance or reimbursement of expenses. House Bill 3694 authorizes the Cameron County Commissioners Court to approve a supplemental salary to be paid to the administrative district judge of Cameron County. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY It is the opinion of the Office of House Bill Analysis that this bill does not expressly delegate any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, department, agency, or institution. ANALYSIS House Bill 3694 amends the Government Code to provide that the Commissioners Court of Cameron County is authorized to pay the district judge who serves as the local administrative district judge in the county an annual salary for judicial and administrative duties in an amount set by the commissioners court in addition to the authorized annual salary. EFFECTIVE DATE September 1, 2001.