Bill:  SJR 23 
Legislative Session: 75(R) Council Document: 75R 2233 GGS-D
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Last Action:04/09/1997 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 9 1997 11:57PM
Caption Version:Senate Committee Report
Caption Text: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.
Subjects:Courts--Judges (I0140)
Elections--Judicial (I0308)
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments (I0661)
Companion:HJR 69 by Thompson, Identical
Remarks:Enabling legislation is SB 409.
Senate Committee:Jurisprudence
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=4   Nays=3   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=0
Actions: (descending date order)
Description Comment Date       Time       Journal Page
 Committee report printed and distributed       04/09/1997   11:57 PM 
 Reported favorably w/o amendments      04/09/1997     973
 Testimony taken in committee      04/07/1997    
 Considered in public hearing      04/07/1997    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .      04/07/1997    
 Referred to Jurisprudence      02/05/1997     228
 Read first time      02/05/1997     228
 Filed      01/31/1997    
 Received by the Secretary of the Senate      01/31/1997