In the original draft of the bill, any state politician "who takes the oath of office" after the effective date of the bill would be forbidden from double dipping
their salary and pension.
Sometimes, the impact of double dipping
is small -- for example, if the employee spouse earned most of the pension after the divorce, the overlap between the portion already divided and the total pension is small enough that the judge overlooks it.
Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie, who fought a lonely battle this year to prohibit future double dipping.
That's why, as governor, he would support legislation that bans double dipping.
This goes beyond the intent of the statute --to prevent the double dipping
The FSLIC's promise of tax deductions, then, opened the door to double dipping
by buyers of troubled thrifts.