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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 105
Chatham County Magistrate Court; provide for two full-time magistrates for Chatham County
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act making provisions for the Magistrate Court of Chatham County and abolishing the Municipal Court of Savannah, approved March 21, 1984 (Ga. L. 1984, p. 4422), as amended, particularly by Acts approved March 20, 1985 (Ga. L 1985, p. 4028), March 24, 1994 (Ga. L 1994, p. 3772), and March 27, 1995 (Ga. L. 1995, p. 3751), so as to provide for two full-time magistrates for Chatham County; to provide for the appointment of a third full-time magistrate by the Board of Commissioners; to provide for the election and appointment of successor magistrates; to provide for the appointment of pro tempore and part-time magistrates; to provide for an effective date; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/03/2016 - Effective Date
May/03/2016 - Act 608
May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Mar/29/2016 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/14/2016 - House Immediately Transmitted to Senate
Mar/14/2016 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/14/2016 - House Third Readers
Mar/14/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/12/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/11/2016 - House First Readers
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/12/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/11/2015 - Senate Hopper
03/14/2016 Immediately transmitted to Senate
Mar/14/2016 - House Vote #739Yea(160)Nay(0)NV(8)
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Vote #322Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(3)
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