By Armbrister S.B. No. 1239 74R5646 MWV-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the compensation of an official district court 1-3 reporter. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Sections 52.051(a) and (c), Government Code, are 1-6 amended to read as follows: 1-7 (a) An official district court reporter shall be paid a 1-8 salary set by the order of the judge of the court, subject to 1-9 commissioners court approval. This salary is in addition to 1-10 transcript fees, fees for a statement of facts, and other necessary 1-11 expenses authorized by law. 1-12 (c) An order increasing the salary of an official district 1-13 court reporter must be submitted to the commissioners court of each 1-14 county in the judicial district for approval not later than 1-15 September 1 immediately before the adoption of the county budget 1-16 for the next year. A commissioners court may allow an extension of 1-17 this time limit. 1-18 SECTION 2. Section 52.051(d), Government Code, is repealed. 1-19 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 1-20 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-21 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-22 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-23 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended, 1-24 and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its 2-1 passage, and it is so enacted.