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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 537
Johnson County; probate judge serve as chief magistrate; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating the Small Claims Court of Johnson County, now the Magistrate Court of Johnson County, approved April 6, 1981 (Ga. L. 1981, p. 4031), as amended, particularly by an Act approved March 12, 1984 (Ga. L. 1984, p. 4006), and an Act approved March 12, 1988 (Ga. L. 1988, p. 4746), so as to provide that on and after January 1, 2013, the probate judge shall serve as chief magistrate of the Magistrate Court of Johnson County; to provide for the office of the current magistrate and the expiration of his term; to repeal certain Acts; to provide for submission of this Act for preclearance under the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/20/2011 - Effective Date
Apr/20/2011 - Act 31
Apr/20/2011 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/19/2011 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/28/2011 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/28/2011 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/22/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/21/2011 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/21/2011 - House Third Readers
Mar/21/2011 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/16/2011 - House Second Readers
Mar/14/2011 - House First Readers
Mar/14/2011 - House Hopper
Mar/28/2011 - Senate Vote #211Yea(48)Nay(0)NV(5)
Mar/21/2011 - House Vote #216Yea(160)Nay(0)NV(12)
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