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HB 1345: State Judicial System

GENERAL BILL by Thurston

State Judicial System; Construes application of common & statute laws of England to state; expands list of recipients required to be provided specified annual report of Florida Supreme Court; specifies required use of such report; requires Supreme Court to develop plan for civics promotion & judicial branch education purposes; requires annual plan implementation report; specifies report recipients & uses; requires Supreme Court to submit to specified recipients all final reports completed by specified committees; specifies uses of such reports; requires Auditor General & OPPAGA to conduct biennial full audit reviews & examinations of state courts system; requires reports; specifies report recipients; specifies additional jurisdiction of circuit courts; establishes specified divisions within each judicial circuit for specified purposes; provides for administration of divisions; increases membership of Judicial Qualifications Commission; revises commission expenses authorization; requires commission to hire staff for each commission panel; provides requirements for staff committees for commission panels; requires reports of staff committees; specifies report recipients; specifies such reports as public records; requires Auditor General & OPPAGA to conduct biennial full audit reviews & examinations of commission.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (CJS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 129
3/8/2013 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 213
5/3/2013 House • Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee