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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

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  • 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    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 379, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/16/2019 at 2:49 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 86 Judicial Nominating Commissions Thurston Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    43.291 Judicial nominating commissions. Page 2 (pdf)

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