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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1163
Brunswick Judicial Circuit; fifth judge for superior courts; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-6-2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the number of judges of superior courts, so as to provide for a fifth judge of the superior courts of the Brunswick 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 provide for the manner of impaneling jurors; to provide for an additional court reporter for said circuit; to authorize the governing authority of the counties which comprise the Brunswick Judicial Circuit to provide facilities, office space, supplies, equipment, and personnel for said judges; to declare inherent authority; to provide for effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/12/2008 - Effective Date
May/12/2008 - Act 542
May/12/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/15/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/04/2008 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Third Read
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/06/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/06/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/29/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/13/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/12/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/11/2008 - House Hopper
3/6/2008 Modified Structured Rule; 4/4/2008 House agrees to Senate Substitute as House amended; 4/4/2008 Senate Agrees to House Amendment to Senate Substitute
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #1052Yea(42)Nay(0)NV(7)
Apr/04/2008 - House Vote #1091Yea(155)Nay(1)NV(19)
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #930Yea(48)Nay(1)NV(4)
Mar/06/2008 - House Vote #729Yea(154)Nay(0)NV(12)
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