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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 244
Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; create new eighth judgeship
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-6-2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the number of superior court judges for each circuit, so as to create a new eighth judgeship for the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; to provide for the initial appointment, election, and term of office of said judge; to provide for the manner of impaneling jurors; to prescribe the powers, duties, jurisdiction, privileges, and immunities of said judge; to prescribe the compensation, salary, and expense allowance of said judge to be paid by the State of Georgia and the county composing the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; to provide for the division of business among the eight judges of the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; to provide for courtroom and chamber space; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/07/2001 - House Second Readers
Mar/06/2001 - House First Readers
Mar/05/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/05/2001 - Senate Third Read
Mar/02/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/01/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/27/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2001 - Senate Hopper