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SB 746: Terms of Courts

GENERAL BILL by Stargel

Terms of Courts; Repealing provisions relating to regular terms of the Supreme Court; repealing provisions relating to requiring a judge to attend the first day of each term of the circuit court; repealing provisions relating to a requirement for a judge to state a reason for nonattendance; allowing the Supreme Court to set terms of court for the Supreme Court, district courts of appeal, and circuit courts; authorizing appellate courts to withdraw a mandate within 120 days after its issuance, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2014
Last Action: 4/4/2013 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7017 (Ch. 2013-25) -SJ 309
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/8/2013 Senate • Filed
2/14/2013 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 55
3/1/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/06/13, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 55
3/6/2013 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 156
3/7/2013 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 156
3/8/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 03/13/13, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
3/13/2013 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 210
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 210
3/18/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/21/13, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/21/2013 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
3/22/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 239
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/27/13
3/27/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 269
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/4/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 309
• Substituted HB 7017 -SJ 309
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7017 (Ch. 2013-25) -SJ 309