SRC-AXB S.B. 1719 76(R) BILL ANALYSIS Senate Research Center S.B. 1719 By: Ellis Jurisprudence 4/16/1999 As Filed DIGEST Currently, 170 retired and former judges earn 85 percent of a regular judge's salary. S.B. 1719 repeals the law determining the salaries of retired and former judges, effectively basing a retired or former judge's salary on the current salary of a regular judge. PURPOSE As proposed, S.B. 1719 repeals the law regarding the salary of a retired judge or justice assigned to a district court. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY This bill does not grant any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, institution, or agency. SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS SECTION 1. Repealer: Sections 74.061(h) and (i), Government Code (regarding the salary of a retired or former judge or justice assigned to a district court). SECTION 2. Effective date: September 1, 1999. SECTION 3. Emergency clause.