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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 443
Fulton County Magistrate Court; successor to chief judge currently serving shall be appointed by Governor; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for the appointment of magistrates in Fulton County, approved March 18, 1983 (Ga. L. 1983, p. 4373), as amended, so as to provide that the successor to the chief magistrate judge of the Magistrate Court of Fulton County currently serving shall be appointed by the Governor; to provide that after one four-year term, the chief magistrate shall be elected in nonpartisan elections; to provide for the appointment of magistrates; to provide for the assignment of responsibilities; to provide for the filling of vacancies; to provide for submission of this Act for preclearance under the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2013 - Effective Date
May/07/2013 - Act 283
May/07/2013 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/01/2013 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Notice to Reconsider
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Third Read
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/20/2013 - Senate Tabled
Mar/20/2013 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/07/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/05/2013 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/05/2013 - House Third Readers
Feb/28/2013 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/25/2013 - House Second Readers
Feb/22/2013 - House First Readers
Feb/21/2013 - House Hopper
3/20/2013 Tabled in Senate; 3/21/2013 Taken from Table in Senate; 3/22/2013 Motion to reconsider withdrawn in Senate
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Vote #220Yea(29)Nay(12)NV(8)
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Vote #219Yea(11)Nay(30)NV(7)
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Vote #215Yea(35)Nay(13)NV(4)
Mar/05/2013 - House Vote #188Yea(110)Nay(56)NV(14)
Mar/05/2013 - House Vote #187Yea(52)Nay(114)NV(14)
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