By Cuellar H.B. No. 458 75R1838 GCH-D A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to credit in the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan 1-3 Two for certain judicial service. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Subchapter B, Chapter 838, Government Code, is 1-6 amended by adding Section 838.1041 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 838.1041. COUNTY COURT-AT-LAW SERVICE. (a) A member 1-8 may establish equivalent membership service credit in the 1-9 retirement system for service that was performed as judge of a 1-10 county court at law and that once was, but is not currently, 1-11 credited in the Texas County and District Retirement System. 1-12 (b) A member may establish credit under this section by 1-13 depositing with the retirement system the amount withdrawn from the 1-14 Texas County and District Retirement System, plus interest computed 1-15 on the state fiscal year at an annual rate of 10 percent from the 1-16 date of withdrawal to the date of deposit in the retirement system. 1-17 (c) The retirement system may require members applying for 1-18 credit under this section to submit any information the system 1-19 considers necessary to determine eligibility for credit, amount of 1-20 service, or amounts of required deposits. 1-21 (d) Credit established under this section may not be 1-22 subsequently credited in the Texas County and District Retirement 1-23 System. 1-24 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1997. 2-1 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 2-2 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 2-3 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 2-4 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 2-5 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.