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CS/CS/HB 971: Judiciary

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) McBurney

Judiciary; Revises requirements for appointment of members of judicial nominating commissions; provides that, with exception of members selected from list of nominees provided by Board of Governors of Florida Bar, current member of judicial nominating commission appointed by Governor serves at pleasure of Governor; provides for each expired term or vacancy to be filled by appointment in same manner as member whose position is being filled; deletes obsolete provisions; deletes requirement that Executive Office of Governor establish uniform rules of procedure consistent with State Constitution when suspending for cause member of judicial nominating commission; provides appropriation; provides that judicial nominating commission for 1st DCA will nominate persons to Office of Judges of Compensation Claims; deletes provisions creating nominating commission solely for Office of Judges of Compensation Claims. APPROPRIATION: $500,000.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in returning Messages
Location: In returning messages from Senate
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/8/2011 House • Filed
12/21/2011 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Government Operations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 95
1/9/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 11:30 am, 404 HOB
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 95
1/11/2012 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 5 -HJ 227
1/13/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
1/17/2012 House • Now in Government Operations Subcommittee -HJ 235
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 226
1/27/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
1/31/2012 House • Favorable by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 3 -HJ 320
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 320
2/14/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/16/12, 11:30 am, 404 HOB
2/16/2012 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 4 -HJ 686
2/20/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 682
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 678
2/21/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/12
2/23/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 793
• Amendment(s) adopted (339213) -HJ 793
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/24/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 822
• Amendment(s) adopted (762771) -HJ 823
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 77 NAYS 35 -HJ 823
2/27/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 849
• Referred to Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget -SJ 849
3/7/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget -SJ 934
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 934
• Substituted for SB 1570 -SJ 934
• Read 2nd time -SJ 934
• Amendment(s) adopted (534342, 547054) -SJ 934
• Read 3rd time -SJ 938
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 24 NAYS 14 -SJ 938
3/7/2012 House • In returning messages
3/9/2012 House • Died in returning Messages