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SB 138: Judicial Nominating Commissions


Judicial Nominating Commissions; Revising the composition of judicial nominating commissions; providing for initial appointments and staggered terms for the reconstituted commissions; requiring appointing authorities to consider certain attributes in making appointments to ensure diversity; requiring a commission member to complete an educational course after his or her appointment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/11/2018 Senate • Filed
1/10/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Ethics and Elections; Rules -SJ 42
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary