At its December 4, 2008, meeting, the Texas Ethics Commission voted to adopt the following rule.
(effective December 28, 2008)
Text of Adopted Rule
The new language is italicized.
Chapter 50. LEGISLATIVE SALARIES AND PER DIEM
§ 50.1. Legislative Per Diem
(a) The legislative per diem is $168. The per diem is intended to be paid to each member of the legislature and the lieutenant governor for each day during the regular session and for each day during any special session in 2009.
(b) If necessary, this rule shall be applied retroactively to ensure payment of the $168 per diem for 2009.