Tex. Gov't Code Section 54.1231
Authorization; Appointment; Elimination


(a)

The Commissioners Court of Comal County may authorize the judges of the district and statutory county courts in Comal County to appoint one or more part-time or full-time magistrates to perform the duties authorized by this subchapter.

(b)

The judges of the district and statutory county courts in Comal County by a unanimous vote may appoint magistrates as authorized by the Commissioners Court of Comal County.

(c)

An order appointing a magistrate must be signed by the local presiding judge of the district courts serving Comal County, and the order must state:

(1)

the magistrate’s name; and

(2)

the date the magistrate’s employment is to begin.

(d)

An authorized magistrate’s position may be eliminated on a majority vote of the Commissioners Court of Comal County.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 42, Sec. 1, eff. May 15, 2003.
Renumbered from Government Code, Section 54.1151 by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 728 (H.B. 2018), Sec. 23.001(28), eff. September 1, 2005.

Source: Section 54.1231 — Authorization; Appointment; Elimination, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­54.­htm#54.­1231 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

54.101
Appointment
54.102
Jurisdiction
54.103
Powers and Duties
54.104
Judicial Immunity
54.105
Training
54.106
Failure to Comply with Summons or Order
54.107
Witnesses
54.301
Appointment
54.302
Qualifications
54.303
Compensation
54.304
Judicial Immunity
54.305
Termination of Services
54.306
Proceeding that May Be Referred
54.307
Order of Referral
54.308
Powers
54.309
Court Reporter
54.310
Witness
54.311
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.312
Judicial Action
54.651
Appointment
54.652
Qualifications
54.653
Compensation
54.654
Judicial Immunity
54.655
Termination of Services
54.656
Proceeding that May Be Referred
54.657
Order of Referral
54.658
Powers
54.659
Court Reporter
54.660
Witness
54.661
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.662
Judicial Action
54.731
Short Title
54.732
Creation
54.733
Jurisdiction
54.734
Term of Court
54.735
Powers and Duties
54.736
Council of Judges
54.737
Administrative Rules
54.738
Transfer and Assignment of Cases
54.739
Order of Assignment
54.740
Effect of Transfer
54.741
Forfeitures
54.742
Costs
54.743
Objection to Judge
54.744
Judges on El Paso Council of Judges
54.745
Pretrial Diversion
54.746
Jurisdiction of Judges on El Paso Council of Judges
54.747
Judge
54.748
Oath of Office
54.749
Judicial Immunity
54.750
Exchange of Benches
54.751
Special Judge
54.753
Clerk
54.754
Sheriff
54.755
Court Reporter
54.756
Family Law Master
54.757
Judge of Criminal Law Magistrate Court
54.758
Magistrates May Be Appointed
54.759
Location of Court
54.760
Court Seal
54.761
Inactive Court
54.762
Jurisdiction Not Diminished
54.763
Transfer Under Code of Criminal Procedure
54.801
Appointment
54.802
Qualifications
54.803
Order of Appointment
54.804
Compensation
54.805
Judicial Immunity
54.806
Termination of Employment
54.807
Withdrawal of Appointment for a Particular Court
54.808
Cases that May Be Referred
54.809
Method of Referral
54.810
Powers
54.811
Effect on Temporary Restraining Order
54.812
Jury
54.813
Court Reporter
54.814
Failure to Comply with Summons or Order
54.815
Witnesses
54.816
Return to Referring Court
54.817
Court Action on Report
54.818
Decree or Judgment
54.819
Masters in Chancery
54.820
Referees
54.851
Application
54.852
Appointment
54.853
Qualifications
54.854
Compensation
54.855
Oath
54.856
Criminal Jurisdiction
54.857
Mental Health Jurisdiction
54.858
Duties and Powers
54.859
Judicial Immunity
54.860
Sheriff
54.861
Clerk
54.871
Appointment
54.872
Qualifications
54.873
Compensation
54.874
Judicial Immunity
54.875
Termination of Services
54.876
Proceeding that May Be Referred
54.877
Order of Referral
54.878
Powers
54.879
Court Reporter
54.880
Witness
54.881
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.882
Judicial Action
54.884
Magistrates
54.885
Clerk
54.901
Appointment
54.902
Qualifications
54.903
Compensation
54.904
Judicial Immunity
54.905
Termination of Services
54.906
Proceeding that May Be Referred
54.907
Order of Referral
54.908
Powers
54.909
Court Reporter
54.910
Witness
54.911
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.912
Judicial Action
54.970
Application
54.971
Appointment
54.972
Qualifications
54.973
Compensation
54.974
Judicial Immunity
54.975
Termination of Services
54.976
Proceedings that May Be Referred
54.977
Order of Referral
54.978
Powers
54.979
Record of Proceedings
54.980
Witness
54.981
Papers Transmitted to the Judge
54.982
Judicial Action
54.984
Criminal Law Magistrates
54.991
Appointment
54.992
Qualifications
54.993
Compensation
54.994
Judicial Immunity
54.995
Order of Referral
54.996
Powers
54.997
Return to Referring Court
54.998
Judicial Action
54.1171
Application of Subchapter
54.1172
Appointment
54.1173
Qualifications
54.1174
Compensation
54.1175
Powers
54.1176
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.1177
Judicial Immunity
54.1231
Authorization
54.1232
Qualifications
54.1233
Compensation
54.1234
Judicial Immunity
54.1235
Termination of Employment
54.1236
Jurisdiction
54.1237
Personnel, Equipment, and Office Space
54.1351
Application of Subchapter
54.1352
Appointment
54.1353
Qualifications
54.1354
Compensation
54.1355
Oath
54.1356
Criminal Jurisdiction
54.1357
Mental Health Jurisdiction
54.1358
Duties and Powers
54.1359
Judicial Immunity
54.1360
Sheriff
54.1361
Clerk
54.1362
Proceedings that May Be Referred
54.1501
Appointment
54.1502
Jurisdiction
54.1503
Powers and Duties
54.1504
Judicial Immunity
54.1505
Witnesses
54.1801
Definition
54.1802
Applicability of Subchapter
54.1803
Appointment
54.1804
Qualifications
54.1805
Compensation
54.1806
Judicial Immunity
54.1807
Proceedings that May Be Referred
54.1808
Order of Referral
54.1809
Powers
54.1851
Appointment
54.1852
Jurisdiction
54.1853
Powers and Duties
54.1854
Judicial Immunity
54.1855
Witnesses
54.1951
Application of Subchapter
54.1952
Appointment
54.1953
Qualifications
54.1954
Compensation
54.1955
Powers
54.1956
Not Guilty Plea Entered or Denial of Alleged Conduct
54.1957
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.2001
Authorization
54.2002
Qualifications
54.2003
Compensation
54.2004
Judicial Immunity
54.2005
Termination of Employment
54.2006
Jurisdiction
54.2007
Personnel, Equipment, and Office Space
54.2201
Authorization
54.2202
Qualifications
54.2203
Compensation
54.2204
Judicial Immunity
54.2205
Proceeding that May Be Referred
54.2206
Order of Referral
54.2207
Powers
54.2208
Forfeitures
54.2209
Costs
54.2210
Clerk
54.2211
Court Reporter
54.2212
Witness
54.2213
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.2214
Costs of Magistrate
54.2215
Judicial Action
54.2216
Magistrate as Associate Judge
54.2301
Authorization
54.2302
Qualifications
54.2303
Compensation
54.2304
Judicial Immunity
54.2305
Termination of Employment
54.2306
Jurisdiction
54.2307
Personnel, Equipment, and Office Space
54.2401
Authorization
54.2402
Qualifications
54.2403
Compensation
54.2404
Judicial Immunity
54.2405
Proceeding that May Be Referred
54.2406
Order of Referral
54.2407
Powers
54.2408
Forfeitures
54.2409
Costs
54.2410
Clerk
54.2411
Court Reporter
54.2412
Witness
54.2413
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.2414
Costs of Magistrate
54.2415
Judicial Action
54.2416
Magistrate as Associate Judge
54.2501
Creation
54.2502
Appointment
54.2503
Jurisdiction
54.2504
Powers and Duties
54.2505
Transfer and Assignment of Cases
54.2506
Proceeding that May Be Referred
54.2507
Oath of Office
54.2508
Judicial Immunity
54.2509
Clerk
54.2510
Sheriff
54.2511
Witnesses
54.2601
Appointment
54.2602
Qualifications
54.2603
Compensation
54.2604
Judicial Immunity
54.2605
Termination of Services
54.2606
Proceeding that May Be Referred
54.2607
Order of Referral
54.2608
Powers
54.2609
Court Reporter
54.2610
Witness
54.2611
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.2612
Judicial Action
54.2613
Magistrate
54.2614
Clerk
54.2701
Authorization
54.2702
Qualifications
54.2703
Compensation
54.2704
Jurisdiction
54.2705
Powers and Duties
54.2706
Judicial Immunity
54.2707
Witnesses
54.2801
Creation
54.2802
Appointment
54.2803
Jurisdiction
54.2804
Powers and Duties
54.2805
Criminal Law Magistrate Court Associate Judge
54.2806
Jail Magistrate
54.2807
Qualifications
54.2808
Compensation
54.2809
Judicial Immunity
54.2810
Termination of Services
54.2811
Proceeding that May Be Referred
54.2812
Order of Referral
54.2813
Forfeitures
54.2814
Papers Transmitted to Judge
54.2815
Judicial Action
54.2816
Exchange of Benches
54.2817
Court Reporter
54.2818
Witness
54.2819
Clerk
54.2820
Costs
54.6585
Clerk

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

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