2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 453
Courts; statutory rules and procedures for the recusal or disqualification of judges of the superior and state courts; provide
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding courts, so as to provide for statutory rules and procedures for the recusal or disqualification of judges of the superior and state courts; to amend Code Section 5-6-34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to judgments and rulings deemed directly appealable, procedure for review of judgments, orders, or decisions not subject to direct appeal, scope of review, hearings in criminal cases involving a capital offense for which death penalty is sought, and appeals involving nonmonetary judgments in child custody cases; from presiding in a particular case or proceeding; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/27/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2020 - Senate Hopper