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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.

Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/17/2015 House • Filed
9/24/2015 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 21
10/27/2015 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 11/03/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
11/3/2015 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 5 -HJ 159
11/4/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
11/9/2015 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 155
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 21
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 141
1/19/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/21/16, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/21/2016 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 6 -HJ 256
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 256
2/2/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/04/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/4/2016 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 6 -HJ 400
2/5/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 400
2/19/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
2/23/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 539
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/24/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 570
• CS passed; YEAS 76 NAYS 38 -HJ 570
3/1/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Ethics and Elections; Rules -SJ 513
• Received -SJ 513
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Judiciary