Texas Government Code

Sec. § 74.060
Limitation on Assignment


An active judge may not, without the judge’s consent, be assigned out of the judge’s district or county for more than 10 calendar days in a year.


An active judge or justice of the supreme court, the court of criminal appeals, or a court of appeals may not be assigned if the judge or justice has served 14 or more days as a visiting judge under this chapter in the year in which the assignment is to be made. This subsection applies only to an initial assignment to a case and does not affect a judge’s or justice’s continuing to sit in a particular case.
Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 148, Sec. 2.93(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 726, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1305, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

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