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HJR 1: Judicial Term Limits

JOINT RESOLUTION by Sullivan ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Eagle ; Fischer ; Metz

Judicial Term Limits; Proposes amendment to State Constitution to limit to 12 consecutive years, the number of years supreme court justices & district court judges may hold the same office & prohibiting justices or district court judges from being reappointed for 1 year after leaving office. Justices and district court judges in office on January 9, 2019 & future appointees are subject to term limit.

Last Action: 4/6/2017 Senate - Received -SJ 328
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2017 House • Filed
2/2/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 30
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 02/09/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/9/2017 House • Favorable by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 7 -HJ 270
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 270
2/14/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/21/17, 4:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2/21/2017 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 8 -HJ 272
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 272
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 30
3/23/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/29/17
3/29/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 470
• Amendment(s) failed (115709, 203245, 240027, 368361, 439969, 501941, 728183, 760147, 872591, 924205) -HJ 470
• Read 3rd time -HJ 473,474
• Passed; YEAS 73 NAYS 46 -HJ 474
3/30/2017 Senate • In Messages
4/5/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Rules -SJ 328
4/6/2017 Senate • Received -SJ 328