Texas Government Code
Sec. § 75.001
Judicial Retiree Election to Be Judicial Officer


(a)

A retiree under Subtitle D or E of Title 8 may elect to be a judicial officer.

(b)

An election under this section may be made:

(1)

not later than the 90th day after the date of the person’s retirement in a document addressed to the chief justice of the supreme court; or

(2)

after the 90th day after the date of the person’s retirement in a petition addressed to the supreme court.

(c)

An election under Subsection (b)(2) takes effect only on approval of the petition by the supreme court.

(d)

A retiree who makes an election under this section shall be designated a senior judge.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 480, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 2, Sec. 8.41(a), eff. Aug. 28, 1989; Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 179, Sec. 2(e), eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 646, Sec. 18, eff. Aug. 28, 1989.
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