2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1431
Piedmont Judicial Circuit; create new superior court judgeship
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 superior court judges for each judicial circuit, so as to create a new superior court judgeship for the Piedmont Judicial Circuit; to provide for the initial appointment, election, and term of office of such judge; to provide for the qualifications and for the compensation, salary, and expense allowance of such judge to be paid by the State of Georgia and the counties comprising the judicial circuit; to provide for jurors; to authorize the judges of said circuit to divide and allocate the work and duties thereto and provide for the duties of the chief judge and presiding judges; to provide for powers, duties, and responsibilities of judges of said circuit; to declare inherent authority; to provide effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/18/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/12/2008 - House First Readers
Mar/11/2008 - House Hopper