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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1073
Houston Judicial Circuit; number of judges; provisions
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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 judges of superior courts, so as to provide for a third judge of the superior courts of the Houston Judicial Circuit; to provide for the appointment of such additional judge by the Governor; to provide for the election of successors to the judge initially appointed; to prescribe the powers of said judge; to prescribe the compensation, salary, and expense allowance of said judge to be paid by the State of Georgia and the counties comprising said circuit; to authorize the judges of said court to divide and allocate the work and duties thereof; to authorize the governing authority of the counties which comprise the Houston Judicial Circuit to provide facilities, office space, supplies, equipment, and personnel for said judges; to declare inherent authority; to provide for a conditional effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/05/2006 - Effective Date
May/05/2006 - Act 925
May/05/2006 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/10/2006 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2006 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/28/2006 - Senate Tabled
Mar/28/2006 - Senate Third Read
Mar/23/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/22/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/13/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/09/2006 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/09/2006 - House Third Readers
Mar/08/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/24/2006 - House Second Readers
Jan/23/2006 - House First Readers
Jan/23/2006 - House Hopper
3/28/06 Tabled in the Senate; 3/30/06 Taken from the Table in the Senate
Mar/30/2006 - House Vote #1154Yea(148)Nay(5)NV(24)
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Vote #1130Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(3)
Mar/09/2006 - House Vote #795Yea(163)Nay(0)NV(13)
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