By Brown S.J.R. No. 10 76R1400 JMC-D A JOINT RESOLUTION 1-1 proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a 1-2 judicial compensation commission. 1-3 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-4 SECTION 1. Article V, Texas Constitution, is amended by 1-5 adding Section 32 to read as follows: 1-6 Sec. 32. (a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this 1-7 constitution, the Legislature may by law create a judicial 1-8 compensation commission to make recommendations for judicial 1-9 salaries that become law if neither the Senate nor the House of 1-10 Representatives, by majority vote, rejects the recommendations. 1-11 (b) Subsection (a) of this section applies only to salaries 1-12 for justices and judges of the Supreme Court, the Court of Criminal 1-13 Appeals, the Courts of Appeal, and the District Courts. 1-14 SECTION 2. This proposed constitutional amendment shall be 1-15 submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 2, 1999. 1-16 The ballot shall be printed to provide for voting for or against 1-17 the proposition: "The constitutional amendment authorizing the 1-18 legislature to create a judicial compensation commission."