79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 308, Chapter 297 Page: 1 of 8
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CHAPTER 297 S. B . No . 308
relating to temporary successors to members of the legislature
during a period of emergency caused by enemy attack.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 304.004, Government Code, is amended to
read as follows:
Sec. 304.004. DESIGNATION OF EMERGENCY INTERIM SUCCESSORS
[ P LECIT AT] .ATERNAT IIST. (a) Each [Al-i-o-t for a
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uccessor, ,,ch] legislator shall designate not less than three
nor more than seven individuals to serve as emergency interim
successors if the legislator is certified to be [be.eez]
unavailable to serve as provided by this chapter. Each individual
designated must [ e from the me. piti.- ..-party. :. that-
Sr ], meet age and residence requirements for a senator
or representative, as applicable, and must submit a written
acceptance to the legislator.
(b) To be effective, a designation must include the name and
address of the designee.
(c) As soon as practicable after a legislator takes the oath
of office for the legislator's term, the [Ea4h] legislator shall
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 308, Chapter 297, legislative document, June 17, 2005; [Austin, Texas]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth157728/m1/1/: accessed March 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.