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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 237
Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; additional judge; powers
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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 court, so as to provide for a ninth judge of the superior courts of the Gwinnett 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 such judge; to prescribe the compensation, salary, and expense allowance of such judge to be paid by the State of Georgia and the counties comprising said circuit; to authorize the judges of such circuit to divide and allocate the work and duties thereof; to provide for the manner of impaneling jurors; to provide for an additional court reporter for such circuit; to declare inherent authority; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/23/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/22/2005 - Senate Hopper