2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 476
Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; tenth judge for superior courts; provide
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 tenth 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 authorize the governing authority of the counties that comprise the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit to provide facilities, office space, supplies, equipment, and personnel for such judges; to declare inherent authority; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/21/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/20/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/15/2007 - House Hopper