CS/HJR 197: Term Limits for Appellate Courts
JOINT RESOLUTION by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Wood ; Sullivan ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Combee ; Gaetz ; Hill ; Metz ; Tobia
Term Limits for Appellate Courts; Proposes amendment to State Constitution to create term limits for Supreme Court justices & judges of DCAs; limits applicability to justices & judges appointed after effective date.
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: PDF
- Judiciary (JU)
- Ethics and Elections (EE)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 21
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 11/03/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 5 -HJ 159
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 155
• Introduced -HJ 21
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 141
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/21/16, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 6 -HJ 256
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 256
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/04/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 6 -HJ 400
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 400
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
• Read 2nd time -HJ 539
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 570
• CS passed; YEAS 76 NAYS 38 -HJ 570
• In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Ethics and Elections; Rules -SJ 513
• Received -SJ 513
• Died in Judiciary
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