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HB 379: Judicial Nominating Commissions


Judicial Nominating Commissions; Revises composition of JNCs; establishes restrictions regarding commission members; terminates terms of commission members as of specified date; provides for appointments & staggered terms for reconstituted commissions; provides term limits; requires diversity considerations in appointments; requires appointing authorities to collect & release certain demographic data from commission applicants & members; provides voting restrictions & conflict disclosure; requires commission member to complete an educational course after appointment.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/16/2019 House • Filed
10/23/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 33
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 33
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee