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S 1099 General Bill, By Shealy
Summary: Appointment by Governor of Family Court and Administrative Law Court Judges
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-3-30 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JUDGE QUALIFICATIONS AND TERMS, TO PROVIDE THAT FAMILY COURT JUDGES MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE APPROVAL OF THE APPOINTEE BY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY BOTH HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND SECTION 1-23-510, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT JUDGES, TO PROVIDE THAT ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURT JUDGES MUST BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR UPON THE APPROVAL OF THE APPOINTEE BY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY BOTH HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO MAKE CONFORMING AMENDMENTS TO SECTIONS 1-23-525 AND 1-23-550; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 19, TITLE 2, RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL MERIT SCREENING COMMISSION, TO CONFORM THE COMMISSION'S ACTIVITIES TO APPOINTMENT FOR JUDICIAL OFFICE RATHER THAN ELECTION.
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02/18/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
02/18/16Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 6)



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