Honorable Robert Duncan, Chair, Senate Committee on State Affairs
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB390 by Wentworth (Relating to the order of succession to the office of governor.), As Introduced
The bill would alter the order of succession to the Office of Governor by inserting, in order, the following officers after the Attorney General: the Comptroller, the Commissioner of the General Land Office, the Commissioner of Agriculture, the presiding officer of the Railroad Commission of Texas, and Railroad Commissioner in order of seniority on the commission.
The bill would take effect immediately upon receiving a two-thirds majority vote in both houses; otherwise, the bill would take effect September 1, 2005.
301 Office of the Governor, 304 Comptroller of Public Accounts, 305 General Land Office and Veterans' Land Board
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