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Proclamation - Adds Judicial Pay to Call for Special Session

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Proclamation - Adds Judicial Pay to Call for Special Session

TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH TEXAS LEGISLATURE, SECOND CALLED SESSION:

WHEREAS, the people of Texas through their state constitution have placed the power to call the legislature into special session in the hands of the chief executive officer of the state; and

WHEREAS, the members of the Seventy-Ninth Texas Legislature, Second Called Session, have now convened to consider items presented to them by the governor;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RICK PERRY, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, by the authority vested in me by Article IV, Section 8 and Article III, Section 40 of the Texas Constitution, do hereby present the following subject matter to the Seventy-Ninth Texas Legislature, Second Called Session for consideration:

Legislation relating to an increase in the compensation of judges, including salary and retirement benefits.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have signed my name officially and caused the Seal of the State to be affixed hereto at Austin, this 21st day of July, 2005.

RICK PERRY(Signature)
Governor of Texas

Attested by:
ROGER WILLIAMS(Signature)
Secretary of State

http://www.governor.state.tx.us/divisions/press/proclamations/proclamation2.2005-07-21

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