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H 4494 General Bill, By Rutherford
Similar (H 4665)
Summary: Appointment of magistrates
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 2-19-115 SO AS TO REQUIRE A MAGISTRATE TO BE SCREENED BY THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION BEFORE HE MAY BE REAPPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, BY AND WITH THE CONSENT OF THE SENATE, IF THE MAGISTRATE HAS A PENDING COMPLAINT OR A COMPLAINT AGAINST THE MAGISTRATE WAS FILED WITHIN THE MAGISTRATE'S CURRENT TERM OF OFFICE AND THE COMPLAINT RESULTED IN A DISCIPLINARY ORDER; AND BY ADDING SECTION 2-19-118 SO AS TO REQUIRE A MUNICIPAL JUDGE TO BE SCREENED BY THE JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION BEFORE HE MAY BE REAPPOINTED BY THE APPROPRIATE COUNCIL OF THE MUNICIPALITY IF HE HAS A PENDING COMPLAINT OR A COMPLAINT AGAINST HIM WAS FILED WITHIN HIS CURRENT TERM OF OFFICE AND THE COMPLAINT RESULTED IN A DISCIPLINARY ORDER.
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12/03/15House Prefiled
12/03/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 82)
01/12/16House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 82)



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