CS/HB 7003: Court System
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Metz
Court System; Repeals prohibition on practice of law by retired Justice of Supreme Court, requirements relating to Clerk of Supreme Court & Marshal of Supreme Court, requirements regarding manner in which books for Supreme Court library may be acquired, & residency requirements relating to circuit judges; revises provisions relating to Conference of Circuit Judges of Florida; repeals provisions regarding compensation of public defenders & expenditures for public defender's office in newly created judicial circuit; provides for certain judicial branch salaries; repeals provisions that chief judge be selected in each district court of appeal, that three judges consider every case on appeal, that each district court of appeal appoint a clerk, & that certain costs of copies of records in Supreme Court are not taxed against losing party; repeals evidentiary rule regarding evidence of title to land passing from U.S.
Last Action: 4/28/2014 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 828 (Ch. 2014-182) -HJ 803
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 120
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/20/14, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 160
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 151
• Introduced -HJ 119
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 148
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/14
• Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 776
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/28/14
• Substituted CS/SB 828 -HJ 803
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 828 (Ch. 2014-182) -HJ 803
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