Bill Text: GA HB733 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session | Introduced
Bill Title: Family violence; holdover provisions for appointees; add [Track Bill]
Status: 2012-04-16 - Effective Date [HB733 Detail]
12 LC 37 1300/AP
House Bill 733 (AS PASSED HOUSE AND SENATE)
By: Representatives Hightower of the 68th and Lindsey of the 54th
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
To amend Chapter 13 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to family violence, so as to add holdover provisions for appointees; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA:
Chapter 13 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to family violence, is amended by revising subsection (c) of Code Section 19-13-32, relating to membership, terms, and filling of vacancies, as follows:
"(c) Members serving on July 1, 1996, or persons appointed to complete the unexpired terms of members serving on July 1, 1996, shall complete the terms for which they were appointed. The term of appointment shall be three years for initial successors to members appointed in accordance with the following provisions of subsection (a) of this Code section: paragraph (2) and divisions (ii), (iv), (vi), (viii), (x), and (xii) of subparagraph (E) of paragraph (4). The term of appointment shall be three years for the initial members appointed in accordance with subparagraphs (a)(4)(C) and (a)(4)(D) of this Code section. Initial successors to judicial members appointed to represent even-numbered judicial administrative districts shall be appointed for terms of three years. Two of the initial successors for members appointed in accordance with subparagraph (a)(4)(B) this Code section shall be appointed for terms of three years. The term of appointment shall be two years for initial successors to all other members except those serving ex officio. The letter of appointment shall set out the term for which each member is appointed. Thereafter, each member shall be appointed for a term of two years, and no member may serve more than two consecutive terms. Each member shall serve until the date his or her successor is appointed. All vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term by an appointee of the original appointing official."
This Act shall become effective upon its approval by the Governor or upon its becoming law without such approval.
All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are repealed.