Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 152.904
Compensation of County Judge in Certain Counties


(a)

The county judge of Gregg County is entitled to receive an annual salary set by the commissioners court at an amount that does not exceed 90 percent of the total annual salary paid to any district judge in the county.

(b)

The county judge of El Paso County is entitled to receive an annual salary in an amount not to exceed 90 percent of the total annual salary, including supplements, paid to any district judge in the county.

(c)

The commissioners court of a county with a population of 315,000 to 351,000 shall set the annual salary of the county judge at an amount equal to or greater than 90 percent of the salary, including supplements, of any district judge in Galveston County. However, the salary may not be set at an amount less than the salary paid the county judge on May 2, 1962.

(d)

The county judge of Webb County is entitled to receive a salary set by the commissioners court at at least $20,000, but not more than the salary, including any supplements, paid to a district judge in the county. The salary shall be paid out of the county treasury by order of the commissioners court and shall be paid monthly in equal installments or by any other distribution at the option of the county.

(e)

The Commissioners Court of Harris County shall set the annual salary of the county judge at an amount that is not less than $1,000 more than the total annual salary received by county criminal court at law judges in the county. The salary shall be paid in equal biweekly installments.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 2, Sec. 8.11(d), eff. Aug. 28, 1989; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 597, Sec. 90, eff. Sept. 1, 1991; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 874, Sec. 3, eff. June 16, 1991; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 669, Sec. 67, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1163 (H.B. 2702), Sec. 72, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 194 (S.B. 560), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 644 (H.B. 4559), Sec. 135, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 152.904 — Compensation of County Judge in Certain Counties, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­152.­htm#152.­904 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 152.904’s source at texas​.gov