By Van de Putte S.B. No. 666
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
1-1 AN ACT
1-2 relating to the eligibility for appointment of a visiting associate
1-3 judge in certain family law cases.
1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
1-5 SECTION 1. Section 201.018(b), Family Code, is amended to
1-6 read as follows:
1-7 (b) To be eligible for appointment under this section, a
1-8 person must have served as an associate judge for at least two
1-10 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2001, and
1-11 applies only to the appointment of a visiting associate judge made
1-12 on or after that date. An appointment made before the effective
1-13 date of this Act is governed by the law in effect on the date that
1-14 the appointment was made, and the former law is continued in effect
1-15 for that purpose.