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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 958 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected.
  Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1242 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot.
  Author: Schofield, Mike
  Committees: Elections
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1957 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the treatment of political contributions by a person's spouse under the Judicial Campaign Fairness Act.
  Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
  Committees: General Investigating & Ethics | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HJR 10 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for certain judicial offices.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
HJR 11 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for appellate judicial offices.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HJR 117 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of certain judicial offices.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 44 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
  Committees: Elections | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1989 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices.
  Author: Campbell, Donna
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 25 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices.
  Author: Sheets, Kenneth
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1656 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: Elections
  Last Action: Referred to Elections
HB 2088 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected.
  Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3880 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirements for placement on a general primary election ballot as a candidate for certain judicial offices.
  Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
  Committees: Elections
  Last Action: Received from the House
HJR 81 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of a district judge.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
  Last Action: Filed
SB 1702 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices.
  Author: Huffman, Joan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 1126 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: Elections
  Last Action: Referred to Elections
HB 2772 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain judicial officers are selected.
  Author: Rodriguez, Justin
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 103 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices.
  Author: Patrick, Dan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 577 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SJR 34 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 1424 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appointment of a retired judge or former judge as a visiting judge in certain courts.
  Author: Garza, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1999 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan election of district judges.
  Author: Garza, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3710 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices.
  Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 126 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for and changing the terms of office of certain judicial offices.
  Author: Lewis, Tryon
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HJR 155 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices.
  Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1718 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices.
  Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SJR 45 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 250 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the abolition of certain district courts, the creation of additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties.
  Author: Alonzo, Roberto
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3146 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to public financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of judicial candidates, and officeholders, in connection with certain judicial offices; providing civil penalties.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: Elections
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3995 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the operation of the judiciary.
  Author: Hunter, Todd
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
HB 4060 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the period during which a judicial candidate or officeholder may accept political contributions.
  Author: Smith, Todd | et. al.
  Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
  Committees: Elections | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4403 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the filling of a vacancy in state judicial offices by appointment.
  Author: Villarreal, Mike
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4436 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the period during which a judicial candidate or officeholder may accept political contributions.
  Author: Smith, Todd
  Committees: Elections
  Last Action: Referred to Elections
HJR 26 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the election of district judges from election subdistricts.
  Author: Alonzo, Roberto
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 392 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices.
  Author: Patrick, Dan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 563 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the designation of a candidate as an incumbent on a primary ballot.
  Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
  Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Elections | State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 782 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the filling of a vacancy in an appellate judicial office by appointment and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of the person appointed.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1438 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to compliance requirements for candidates for judicial office.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1888 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the reporting by candidates, officeholders, and specific-purpose committees in connection with certain judicial offices of political contributions and expenditures following the end of the period during which those entities may accept political contributions.
  Author: Ellis, Rodney
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 2226 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 23 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 44 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar

80th Regular Session, 2007
HB 1428 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the abolition of certain district courts, the creation of additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties.
  Author: Alonzo, Roberto
  Committees: Judiciary
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
HB 1908 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices.
  Author: Crownover, Myra
  Committees: Judiciary
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
HB 2906 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the reorganization and administration of, and procedures relating to, courts in this state, including procedures for appeals.
  Author: Gattis, Dan
  Committees: Judiciary
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
HB 3884 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the qualifications of statutory county court judges.
  Author: Gattis, Dan
  Committees: Judiciary
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
HJR 64 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the election of district judges from election subdistricts.
  Author: Alonzo, Roberto
  Committees: Judiciary
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
HJR 78 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointment to fill vacancies in certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices.
  Author: Crownover, Myra
  Committees: Judiciary
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
SB 806 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1204 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the reorganization and administration of, and procedures relating to, courts in this state, including procedures for appeals.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
  Committees: Judiciary | State Affairs
  Last Action: Point of order sustained
SB 1705 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirements of a candidate for certain judicial offices to be placed on the ballot.
  Author: Harris, Chris
  Committees: Elections | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Elections
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