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CS/SB 462: Terms of Courts

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Bogdanoff

Terms of Courts; Repealing provisions relating to regular terms of the Supreme Court, regular terms of the district courts of appeal, special terms of the district courts of appeal, terms of the circuit courts, requiring a judge to attend the first day of each term of the circuit court, a requirement that criminal trials be heard in the term of court prior to civil cases, and a requirement that persons in custody be arraigned and tried in the term of court unless good cause is shown; allowing the Supreme Court to set terms of court for the Supreme Court, district courts of appeal, and circuit courts; providing that appellate courts may withdraw a mandate within 120 days after its issuance, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2013
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations (BJA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/6/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Budget -SJ 42
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
1/26/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/31/12, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
2/6/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/9/2012 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 500
2/13/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 502
2/14/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 500
2/20/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations -SJ 534
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations
2/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/28/2012 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 743
3/1/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 743
3/7/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 956
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 956
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/12
3/9/2012 Senate • Died on Calendar