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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 489
Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; add judge
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HC: JudiciarySC:
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 ninth 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 judges of the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; to provide for the judge senior in term of continuous service to be the presiding judge, in whom shall be vested the power to make all appointments whenever the law provides for the superior court judge to make appointments; to provide effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/31/2005 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/10/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/17/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/16/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/15/2005 - House Hopper