HJR 1: Judicial Term Limits
JOINT RESOLUTION by Sullivan ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Eagle ; Fischer ; Metz ; Rodrigues
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.
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• 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
• Favorable by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 7 -HJ 270
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 270
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/21/17, 4:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 8 -HJ 272
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 272
• Introduced -HJ 30
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/29/17
• 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
• In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Rules -SJ 328
• Received -SJ 328
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary
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