Nov 06, 2018
Nov 18, 2017 - Dec 18, 2017
The Lieutenant Governor of Texas is second in rank to the Governor of Texas, serving in both the executive and legislative branch. The lieutenant controls the Texas Senate and leads the Legislative Budget Board. Duties of the position include: the creation of all special and standing committees, appointment of all chairpersons and members, and assignment of those Senators to the committee of the lieutenant's choice. The lieutenant also utilizes his own discretion regarding senate procedural rules. If the governor of Texas is out of the state, or otherwise unable to serve, the lieutenant governor assumes the position of governor for the interim. The lieutenant governor serves a four-year term, with no limit on the number of terms served. The salary of this position is estimated at $7,200, although the lieutenant governor is compensated additionally as a state legislator.
Submit application to:
Texas Secretary of State, 1019 Brazos St., Austin, TX, 78701, US