1-1 By: Junell (Senate Sponsor - Montford) H.B. No. 3227
1-2 (In the Senate - Received from the House May 10, 1995;
1-3 May 11, 1995, read first time and referred to Committee on
1-4 Jurisprudence; May 24, 1995, reported favorably by the following
1-5 vote: Yeas 5, Nays 0; May 24, 1995, sent to printer.)
1-6 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
1-7 AN ACT
1-8 relating to creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Tom Green
1-10 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
1-11 SECTION 1. Section 25.2281, Government Code, is amended to
1-12 read as follows:
1-13 Sec. 25.2281. TOM GREEN COUNTY. Tom Green County has the
1-14 following <
one> statutory county courts: < court, the>
1-15 (1) County Court at Law of Tom Green County; and
1-16 (2) County Court at Law No. 2 of Tom Green County.
1-17 SECTION 2. Section 25.2282, Government Code, is amended by
1-18 adding Subsection (a) to read as follows:
1-19 (a) A judge of County Court at Law No. 2 of Tom Green County
1-20 may not be assigned under Chapter 74 to serve as a visiting judge
1-21 in Bexar, Dallas, Ector, Fort Bend, Harris, Jefferson, Lubbock,
1-22 Midland, Tarrant, or Travis County.
1-23 SECTION 3. Notwithstanding Section 25.2281, Government Code,
1-24 as amended by this Act, the County Court at Law No. 2 of Tom Green
1-25 County is created January 1, 1997, or on an earlier date determined
1-26 by the commissioners court by an order entered in its minutes.
1-27 SECTION 4. The importance of this legislation and the
1-28 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an
1-29 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the
1-30 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several
1-31 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.
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