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Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 52
Clay County; judge of Probate Court shall also serve as magistrate of the Magistrate Court; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating a Small Claims Court in Clay County, approved March 18, 1980 (Ga. L. 1980, p. 3545), so as to provide that the judge of the Probate Court of Clay County shall also serve as the magistrate of the Magistrate Court of Clay County on or after January 1, 2021, or upon vacancy of the office of the magistrate, whichever occurs first; to provide for the continuation in office and expiration of term of the current magistrate; to provide for the compensation of such judge for service as magistrate; to provide for nonpartisan elections to the combined position of probate judge and chief magistrate; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/02/2019 - Effective Date
Apr/02/2019 - Act 8
Apr/02/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/29/2019 - House Sent to Governor
Feb/28/2019 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Feb/28/2019 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/07/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/06/2019 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/06/2019 - House Third Readers
Feb/06/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/30/2019 - House Second Readers
Jan/29/2019 - House First Readers
Jan/28/2019 - House Hopper
Feb/28/2019 - Senate Vote #74Yea(47)Nay(1)NV(5)
Feb/06/2019 - House Vote #14Yea(155)Nay(0)NV(19)
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