Texas Government Code

Sec. § 75.003
Assignment of Former Appellate Judge


(a)

A former judge whose last judicial office before leaving active service was justice or judge of the supreme court, the court of criminal appeals, or a court of appeals is, with the former judge’s consent to each assignment, subject to assignment by the chief justice of the supreme court:

(1)

to sit on an appellate, district, or statutory county court; and

(2)

to the administrative judicial region in which the former judge resides for reassignment by the presiding judge of that region to a district or statutory county court within the region.

(b)

A reassignment by a presiding judge under Subsection (a)(2) is subject to the requirements of Section 74.055 (List of Retired and Former Judges Subject to Assignment). The assignment of a former judge by the chief justice to the administrative region of the former judge’s residence continues only during the period for which the former judge has certified a willingness to serve under Section 74.0551 (Certification of Willingness Not to Appear and Plead As an Attorney).
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 646, Sec. 19, eff. Aug. 28, 1989.
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