Bill Text: TX HJR72 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-05-22 - Filed with the Secretary of State [HJR72 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HJR72-Enrolled.html
 
 
  H.J.R. No. 72
 
 
 
A JOINT RESOLUTION
  proposing a constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold
  more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.
         BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 40, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, is
  amended by adding Subsection (e) to read as follows:
         (e)  Notwithstanding Subsections (a) and (c) of this
  section, a person may hold more than one office as an elected or
  appointed municipal judge in more than one municipality at the same
  time.
         SECTION 2.  This proposed constitutional amendment shall be
  submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 5, 2019.
  The ballot shall be printed to permit voting for or against the
  proposition: "The constitutional amendment permitting a person to
  hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time."
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.J.R. No. 72 was passed by the House on April
  16, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 140, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.J.R. No. 72 was passed by the Senate on May
  19, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  RECEIVED:  _____________________
                     Date         
   
            _____________________
              Secretary of State       
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