Bill Text: TX HB586 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the annual state contribution to counties for certain statutory probate court judge salaries.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-20 - Referred to County Affairs [HB586 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB586-Introduced.html
  86R4816 TSS-F
 
  By: Thompson of Harris H.B. No. 586
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the annual state contribution to counties for certain
  statutory probate court judge salaries.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 25.00211(a), Government Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (a)  Beginning on the first day of the state fiscal year, the
  state shall annually compensate each county [that collects the
  additional fees under Section 51.704] in an amount equal to 60
  percent of the state salary of a district court judge in the county 
  [$40,000] for each statutory probate court judge in the county who:
               (1)  does not engage in the private practice of law; and
               (2)  presides over a court with at least the
  jurisdiction provided by Section 25.0021.
         SECTION 2.  Section 25.00211(b), Government Code, is
  repealed.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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